District 22B News Letter – March, 2018

District 22B News Letter Jan 2018
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Chestertown Lions Club Scholarships

Each year, the Chestertown Lions Club awards five $1,000.00 scholarships t0 eligible Kent County High School and Queen Anne’s County High School students.  (Queen Anne’s applicants must have attended Church Hill ElementarySchool.)   These scholarships are divided between the two counties.

Click here for the application for Kent County students and here for Queen Anne’s County.

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Chestertown Club’s Draw for Sight Bicycle Poker Run – April 29, 2018


The Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to Draw For Sight Bicycle Poker Run Ride. The tour consists of a 36 or 60 mile rolling to flat course.  The route takes in the scenery of the heartland of Upper Kent County in Maryland including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. The ride goes through historic Chestertown.

Route starts and ends at Betterton Volunteer Fire Company, 2 Howell Point Road, Betterton, MD 21610.

Members from Washington College Kappa Alpha will have
Hotdogs and Hamburgers
available for purchase after the ride
Proceeds from sales will go to a Camp Fairlee Scholarship
Camp Fairlee is an Easter Seals Camp

Time:
Registration Hours;
7:30 am to 8:30 am
Rides start at 8:30 am
Drawing stations close at 1:00 pm
Ride ends promptly at 2:00 pm.
Last sweep 2:00 pm
All score cards must be turned in by 2:00 pm.

Cost:
$25 until March 31, 2018
$30 April 1 until April 28, 2018
$40 Day of Ride
– Blind riders ride for FREE
– No Refunds
– Fee includes map, marked route, sag wagon and five food stops
All score cards must be turned in by 2:00 pm.

Make checks payable to Chestertown Lions Charities, Inc.
Proceeds go to Lions Club projects.

Register online:

active_com

Register By Mail:

Click here for a mail-in registration.

Walk-in Registration:
Walk-in registration will be available on the morning of the ride. To speed up the registration process, print a mail-in registration form and have it completed with payment in-hand at the time of registration.

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Chestertown Club’s Bay to Bay Ride – June 24, 2018

On the fourth Sunday of June each year, the Chestertown Lions Club welcomes cyclists to its summer bicycling challenge, the Bay to Bay ride. The tour consists of five routes between 26 and 102 miles in length. The flat loop routes take in the scenery of the heartland of the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. The 26 mile ride goes through historic Chestertown for those who want a less challenging ride.

Spend the day touring the town, then return to join your friends just up the hill from Betterton Beach. Temperatures of mid-June lend themselves to a pleasant swim in the Chesapeake Bay at the end of the ride.

Time:
Registration Hours:
6:30 am to 9:00 am
Rides start at 7:00 am
(Special tandem starts at 8:00 am)
Ride ends promptly at 6:00 pm
Last sweep 5:00 pm

Cost:
$25 until May 15, 2018
$30 May 16 until June 23, 2018
$40 Day of Ride
– Blind riders ride for FREE
– No Refunds
– Fee includes map, marked route, sag wagon
and five food stops
– Gift for the first 450 registered riders

Make checks payable to Chestertown Lions Charities, Inc.

Register online:

  active_com

Register By Mail:

Click here for a mail-in registration form.

Walk-in Registration:
Walk-in registration will be available on the morning of the ride. To speed up the registration process, print a mail-in registration form and have it completed with payment in-hand at the time of registration.

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District 22B January, 2018 Newsletter

District 22B News Letter Jan 2018
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Chestertown Shotgun Raffle Results!

011718 CTOWN LIONS raffle v1.8 #2
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Christmas Basket Preparation!

PHOTO BY KEVIN HEMSTOCK — Robyn Moore, program director for the annual Kent County Christmas gift basket program, gives instructions for loading boxes to Lions Club members, from left, Jason Felllows of the Millington Lions, to her left, Joe Irr of the Galena Lions, and at right, Glenn Owens of the Chestertown Lions. The “baskets” include boxes of food as well as toys for the children,. They were loaded on Monday Dec. 18 and then distributed to needy families in the county.

PHOTO BY KEVIN HEMSTOCK — Members of the local Lions Clubs, students and other volunteers, helped fill gift baskets, Monday, at the Kent County Community Center at Worton. The baskets were distributed to local needy families.

PHOTO BY KEVIN HEMSTOCK — Volunteers label Christmas gift baskets at the Kent County Community Center, Worton.

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Valerie Walters Benefit

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More Christmas Basket Info

Kent County Christmas Baskets DonorLetter November 2017
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Christmas Basket Program Info

The Lions Clubs of Kent County Christmas Basket Program will take place on Sunday, December 17th (unloading truck – preparation)  and on Monday, December 18th (assembling baskets and delivering).   This will be at the Kent County Community Center in Worton.    The main day when everyone will be needed is on Monday, the 18th.   Over 500 Christmas Baskets are assembled and delivered on one day.   We have a wonderful time and we are serving many people who are in need.  Mark your calendars and get a taste of the real Christmas Spirit.

Thanks – We Serve,

Glenn Owens, Secretary
Chestertown Lions Club

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