The club held the second fundraising casino trip to Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana on Saturday, November 15. More than 20 Lions and friends joined the bus ride to Horseshoe. The casino provided free round trip tourist bus ride, the club collected funds by charging $15/person.
Besides the free bus ride, the casino provided a $7.00 coupon to each passenger which was used to purchase a hearty buffet lunch worth $19.00. The club served coffee and donuts on the way to Indiana, complimentary wine on the ride back to Glendale Heights. In 4-5 hours, the club netted $500-$600 in funds.
The Glendale Heights Barangay Lions Club held the annual Peace Poster Contest last Saturday, November 8 at the Glenside Middle School Cafetorium, attended by students, teachers and school district administrators from Marquardt Middle School, Glenside Middle School and St. Matthew Parochial School. More than 76 colorful posters were submitted by the students from the three schools.
District 1J Gov. Nancy Rex, Lion Pam Kelley, District Peace Poster Chairperson and PDG Ed Kelley were guests at the awarding of cash prizes to the three first prize winners. Lions Lilia Narciso and Freda Marzan chaired the well-attended and successful Peace Poster Contest. Pizzas, cookies and fruit juices were served at the reception after the program.