Ashland Lions Club September 2023 Update
Ashland Lions Club September 2023 Update
Annual Lions Golf Tournament
Join us for the Ashland Lions Annual Golf Tournament, to be held Monday, September 18th, 2023, at the Highfields Golf and Country Club in Grafton. There will be golf, a meal, raffles and a day of fun to support the Ashland Lions and their mission of donating to Eye Research and Local Charities. Sponsorship opportunities available. For details email [email protected] or visit our Facebook page.
Lions love Car Shows
The Ashland Lions will have their food trailer at two car shows coming up. We will be selling hot food and cold beverages in our bright red trailer.
The first will be the Carrier Kidde-Fenwal Car Show on Saturday, September 9, 9am-2pm (rain date Saturday September 16). The address is 400 Main Street in Ashland, on the big field. There will be food, fun, music, prizes and a bunch of great cars! The show is run by the company’s Relay for Life team and proceeds of the show go to American Cancer Society.
The second car show will be held at MassBay Automotive Technology Center, located at 250 Eliot St, Ashland, on October 1, 8am-12pm. Proceeds benefit student scholarships, equipment, and emergency grants.
Lion Dok and Lion Beth along with Leo the Lion selling snacks and drinks at the Ashland Community Concerts on Tuesday nights at Stone Park
The Ashland Lions will sponsor a “Senior Social” at the Senior Center on West Union St on Tuesday, October 10 4-6 pm. The social will feature “musical bingo” as well as a free buffet supper complete with a full meal, coffee, tea and dessert. Seniors will need to sign up for the event at the Senior Center by Thursday, October 5. This event is open to all Ashland seniors.
Lions at Ashland Day
Ashland Day is back this year and so are we! The Ashland Lions will be on hand with their food trailer selling a variety of food and beverages. The event is Saturday, September 23 at Stone Park in Ashland. We’re also bringing back the Golf Ball Drop at Ashland Day. This is a fundraiser benefiting the Ashland Lions and the Ashland Fire Dept. Numbered balls (sold for $5.00 each or 3 for $10) will be dropped from the AFD’s tower truck. Tickets (corresponding to the ball numbers) will be available from Fighter Mike Torosian @ 508-881-2323 or Lion Julian Doktor @ 508-881-4664 or from any Lion member. They will also be available at Ashland Day. A ball in the hole or closest to the hole will win $500.00. The ball farthest from the hole wins $100.00. You do not need to be present to win.
Ashland and Greater Ashland Lions Toll Road
The Ashland Lions and the Greater Ashland Lions are teaming up this year to do a toll road at the corner of Main Street and Union Street in Asland, on Saturday September 30 with a rain date of October 7, from 9am to 1pm. Lions will be out collecting donations at the intersection to support community organizations and Mass Lions Eye Research Fund. Don’t have any cash that day? You can always make a donation afterward on our website.
Ashland Lions Meat Raffles
Ashland Lions is kicking off another great year of meat raffles! Our first one will be held on Saturday, October 7 at 12pm, at TJs Food and Spirits in Ashland. As always there will be great food, fun people and great meat to choose from. See you there!
Eyeglasses and Cellphone Collection
Eyeglasses and cellphone collection is a year-round project with collection of used prescription and nonprescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, hearing aids and cell phones. Collection boxes are located at:
Ashland Post Office
Ashland Senior Center
Old train station - Ashland
Moody Optical - Ashland
Middlesex Bank – Ashland
Fayville, MA Post Office
Studio Optics – Framingham
Southborough Senior Center
Southboro Post Office on Rt.85
TJ’s Food and Spirits
The Residence at Valley Farm
Lions Club Red looks good on you!
Why not make Lions Club Red your color this Fall and participate in service to the community while meeting some great people and having some fun? We will be holding 3 informational events this Fall where you can learn what Lionism is all about. If you’re interested in becoming a member of the Ashland Lions, please reach out to us via email at [email protected] for details.
Stay up-to-date on Lions happenings
To see the latest status of our events, please visit our Ashland Lions Facebook page. Click the Like button and you will be automatically notified of changes or cancellations. While you’re at it, be sure to follow Ashland Town News too!
King Lion Dan Mitchell
Ashland Lions Club President