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July Highlights
  • Service planning for 17-18 school year
  • Sign up to volunteer at the Sugar Grove Food Pantry
  • Yearly membership fee due Oct. 4
  • Sign up to volunteer at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil
  • New service activity report requirements
Service Planning for 2017-2018 School Year

Planning for the upcoming school year has started! We are looking for ideas on how to serve our community and would like to find one service activity per month. It can be as simple as organizing a group to volunteer at a local organization or as large as planning your own event from start to finish!

List your ideas for each month on the 2017/2018 Service Planning document. We will discuss all ideas at our Aug. 2 meeting. If you need ideas, check out this list of local service organizations
Volunteer at the Sugar Grove Food Pantry

We have partnered with the Sugar Grove Food Pantry to volunteer once per month with food distribution.

We are looking for one or two volunteers to sign up to for the 4th Thursday of each month from 5-7 pm.

For questions regarding volunteering at the Sugar Grove Food Pantry, please contact Julie Peck at (630) 466-7900 ext. 2969 jpeck@waubonsee.edu.

Yearly Membership Fee Due Oct. 4

For existing members, dues will be decreased from the charter year because there is no entrance fee. Some members overpaid last year because Lions International prorates the membership cost based on when you join. Invoices will be available at our Aug. 2 meeting showing the amount you owe, which will be reduced by the credited amount. Members who don't attend this meeting will receive their invoice via inner office or postal mail.

For the 2017-2018 year, payment is due Oct. 4. Members who do not pay by Oct. 4 will have their membership revoked. Payment can be made via check payable to Waubonsee Community College Lions Club, through our PayPal account, (processing fee will be applied), or cash. Please send all payments to Jan Stedman.

Because Lions International runs a July 1 - June 30 fiscal year, in 2018 we will collect this fee in May.

For questions regarding the membership fee or invoices, please contact Jan Stedman at (630) 466-7900 ext. 2564 or jstedman@waubonsee.edu.
Volunteer at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil
 
Opportunities available from Thursday, July 27 - Sunday, July 30. Many members have signed up for the Thursday afternoon shift, consider joining us during this time! 

Two sign up options are available for you to volunteer:  Volunteer Information

All volunteers will need to check in at the Volunteer Tent, if no one is there, go to the information tent. You will get a t-shirt and food coupons and be instructed on where you need to go.

  • Shuttle: If you are interested in Shuttle, please contact Jackie Link. 
  • Information Tent: Provide general information for guests, handle the lost and found, and sell raffle tickets, blue wristbands, and t-shirts. 
  • Raffle: Walk around park selling tickets.
  • Parking Lots: Monitor to make sure people park in proper locations.
  • Wristbands: Check ids for beer sales, you must be basset certified.
  • Corn Cookers & Wrappers: Provide assistance in the pavilion to anyone who needs help.
  • Photo Booth: Collect donations to have a picture taken, monitor the booth – maximum of 5 people to a picture, and move the line along.
To see a current list of events view the Club Projects page of our Waubonsee Lions Club website.
New Service Report Requirements

Each month we report to Lions International about all of the great work we have been doing to serve our community!

To help with this report, we are asking that you submit your service hours by the 29th of every month to the Monthly Service Activities Report Form (also available on our website bit.ly/wcclions). Please also submit any previous volunteer work you have done up to this point.

You will include your name, a brief description of the event, and any pictures you would like to feature in upcoming newsletters or on our website.

For questions regarding this process, please contact Amanda Eberlein at (630) 466-7900 ext. 2899 aeberlein@waubonsee.edu.
Upcoming Meeting Dates

Aug. 2, noon - 1 p.m.
Aug. 14 *CANCELLED* due to faculty orientation
Meeting Minutes

View the meeting minutes from past meetings.
Visit the WCC Lions website to stay up to date on recent and upcoming events. For questions or additional information, please contact Erin Almady, Club President, at (630) 466-2936 or ealmady@waubonsee.edu.