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Welcome to the Garden
Ridge Lion's Club web site
1917, Lions Clubs have offered people the opportunity to give something back
to their communities. The Garden Ridge Lions Club began its commitment
to service over 40 years ago in 1973 and continues today by seeking out all
forms of community need and developing ways to serve and satisfy those needs.
We have the continued focus of meeting the commitment of all Lions
adhering to the motto : “WE SERVE”.
The Garden Ridge Lions Charities, Inc. directly supports individual children and families in need with our Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets and toys at Christmas for children. We also work hand-in-hand with agencies and other non profit organizations. These include Lone Star Lions Eye Bank, Boy's State & Girl's State, Texas Lions Camp Counselor Scholarships, Texas Lions Camp and many other charitable organizations.Come
and join us....
The Garden Ridge Lions Club is always looking to recruit good men and women with serving hearts and a special passion to help those in need. The Garden Ridge Lions meeting is the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 7:00PM at the Garden Ridge Community Center at 9500 Municipal Parkway.
"... over 40 years of community service"
President: Mark DuBois
Membership is key! Invite a friend, relative or neighbor to join our club!
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Ridge Lions Charities, Inc. is the charitable arm (501c3 Charity) of the
Garden Ridge Lions Club. Charter - Donations
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities:
“Where there is a need, there is a Lion”
Listen to Lion Mark Frye on Military Radio USA every Saturday from 8 to 9 a.m. on KLUP 930 AM The Answer Featuring mission and organization focused shows, you will receive Garden Ridge Lion event info. Click here for the website
Donate used glasses (including sunglasses & reading glasses; sorry no contact lenses), place them in the specially marked Lions Recycle for Sight collection box found at the Garden Ridge Library - 9400 Municipal Pkwy. Click here for additional information
Congratulations to Virginia "Ginny" Batchler. Garden Ridge Lion's newest member. Ray Pitzen is the sponsor. Bill Foote presided the July 25th event.
Congratulations to Audrey Katscmorak.
Garden Ridge Lion's newest member. Josie Brestle was the sponsor with PDG Frank Kinald presiding over the June 27th induction event.
Congratulations to Robert Horton.
One of Garden Ridge Lion's newest members. Mandy Hagy is the sponsor and Lion Hunter Bill Foote presided over the May 9, 2018 induction event.
Garden Ridge Lions are now conducting hearing testing for students in selected grades in Comal and New Braunfels ISD’s. Testing runs from September to early December. For more information, contact Dick Holloway by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (210-651-7431).
NEWS FLASH August 5,2018
The Lions Club of Garden Ridge delivered over 4,000 pair of eyeglasses for the Texas Lions Recycling Center (TLERC). These eyeglasses will be delivered to Midland, TX for distribution to needy kids throughout Texas. The club also delivered twenty new electron microscopes to be used by children attending the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, TX
Lions make a difference! Literacy, being one of Garden Ridge Lions service goals and a call to action 10 year plan was met this week with a generous donation to our local Garden Ridge elementary school. The teachers were very excited with a $3900 donation.
The Garden Ridge Lions Club teamed up with the Spring Branch-Bulverde Lions Club who held a benefit August 18th in support of the Estes family who lost their son Dru, a 20 year old college student. Dru Estes is 1 of 5 who lost their life in the San Marcos apartment fire Friday July 20, 2018. His family is devastated at the loss of their youngest son. He was an aspiring musician who loved the Lord with all his heart. The benefit was a success due to all who attended and contributed.
Wood cutting and splitting: We are planning on Sept 22 to cut/split wood for the FF, BBQ & Auction loads. Start at 8am and work until noon. Meet at Walter Brown’s (field behind his home, just follow the vehicle path) 24179 FM3009, Garden Ridge. Please let me know if you can help. I need about 10-15 volunteers. THANK YOU, Todd Arvidson 210-362-0904
Raffle ticket sales: Please purchase or sell all your Raffle tickets, PLUS, and get the monies turned into Larry Thompson 210-857-6201.
Garden Ridge Lions Club 46th annual Fish Fry-BBQ & Auction. Saturday October 6, 2018. Volunteers needed for many areas .... please contact John Mitzel 210-632-9394 For more info click here.