29 high rollers enjoyed a one-hour ride on a luxury tourist bus to Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana for a three-hour wagering at the gaming tables. The round trip luxury bus was provided free by the casino. Passengers donated $15 each to the club for the ride. The Casino provided a $7.00 coupon for a $14.00 lunch buffet for those who wanted to sample the rich lunch buffet. The club netted more than $600 for the five-hour fundraising trip. Another casino trip is planned by chairperson Lion Ben Esteva in February, 2008, who planned the successful and fun casino trip to Horseshoe.
More than 20 volunteer Lions donned the distinctive yellow jacket for the annual two-day Candy Day street campaign on October 12-13, Fri-Sat. In lieu of the dusty and hazardous road widening on Army Trail and Bloomingdale Rd, the Glendale Heights Barangay Lions Club volunteers took to the busy North Ave and Bloomingdale Rd crossing for their street campaign.
The annual Charity Golf Outing was off to a bright and sunny start at the links in Glendale Lakes Golf Club last Sunday, October 7, 2007. More than 40 players teed off. Grilled lunch, hearty dinner, cash prizes and trophies to the winners, were part of the day’s fun and enjoyable golf outing.
The Glendale Heights Barangay Lions Club sponsored the 2nd "Walk Your Child To School" program at Glen Hill Elementary School, Friday, October 5. More than 200 school children walked to school with their parents, enjoyed an early morning breakfast of sandwiches, cookies, health bars, fruits and fruit juices prepared by the Lions. A lively get-together with the parents and teachers was held at the gym, with the school staff introducing and thanking the Lions Club for sponsoring the 2nd "Walk".