Two Vergennes Lions awarded

VERGENNES — At the last meeting of the Vergennes Lions Club, two members were recognized for their many contributions to the community and to the club. Past International Director Tom Broughton, from the Middlebury Lions Club, presented Melvin Jones Fellowship Awards to Lion Debbie Brace and Lion Jim McClay. Brace has been an active community support person for many years, having served on the Vergennes Area Rescue Squad and the American Legion Auxiliary. She joined the club in 2010, and very quickly became … (read more)

City Lions Club adding members

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Lions Club initiated six new Lions in February as part of its membership growth program. Lion President Kathy Dorman said, “bringing in new members brings new ideas for helping our communities and extra hands for doing the many p … (read more)

Curbside Christmas tree pickup in Vergennes & Middlebury this Saturday

MIDDLEBURY/VERGENNES — As part of the Addison County Solid Waste Management District’s Merry Mulch Program, volunteers from the Middlebury Rotary Club and the Vergennes Lions Club will be picking up old Christmas trees in their respective towns this Satur … (read more)

Vergennes Lions toy collection was a success

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Lions have been busy building accessible ramps, holding an open house, selling 50/50 Cash for Christmas raffle tickets, donating funds to area organizations, and collecting Toys for Kids. Ramps were built on two homes this fall, … (read more)

Lions dedicate new picnic pavilion in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — At least three dozen people gathered in the Middlebury Rec Park on Thursday, Sept. 19, to dedicate the new Lions Club Picnic Pavilion. Queen of the Lions Helen Bigelow and her grandson Teddy Curran cut a celebratory ribbon with many Lions, se … (read more)

Vergennes Lions elect new officers for 2019

VERGENNES — Vergennes Lions recently wrapped up one year and started a new one with the election of new officers. In reviewing the closing year’s accomplishments, Lion Debbie Brace announced that on Memorial Day, the club received second place recognition … (read more)

Lions will collect Toys for Kids in Vergennes

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Lions Club is collecting Toys for Kids to be distributed to needy families in the Vergennes and Bristol area. Collection barrels are located at A & D Automotive, Dollar General, Jackman Fuels-Vergennes, Kinney Drugs-Vergennes, Lo … (read more)