The Barrington Lions raffled this Rhode Island themed basket. $700 was donated to TAPIN for hunger relief.
The Barrington Lions, partnered with Shaws Marketplace, encouraged the community to "decorate" the tree with unused/unwanted eyeglasses. To date, over 900 eyeglasses have been collected to benefit vision impaired people around the globe.
Fifty-four used bikes were collected and kept out of the landfill in 2020! These bikes were donated to organizations that refurbish them for reuse.
Lions volunteered at the Barrington Day of Caring food drive. Over 1700 pounds of food was collected for TAPIN.
Lions volunteered Barrington's Drug Take Back Day. 407 pounds of unused and unwanted drugs were collected and safely destroyed.
The winner of the Barrington Lions Club 2020 Peace Poster Contest was selected. The contest website has more information.
Police Cove Park was adopted by the Barrington Lions Club. The Club hosts park cleanups at least once a month.
The Barrington Lions Club celebrated the first day of summer with a service project at the Maher Center Group Home. We replaced weeds with flowers and mulch, filled container pots on the patio and front door area with pretty flowers, and finished the project with a new wreath for the front door! Thank you to the Barrington ACE Hardware store and to gardeners on the Barrington RI Plant Swap, Gift and Share site for donations for this project.
Barrington Lions Club Coloring Contest Winners!
The winner of each age category received an award certificate and a $10 Newport Creamery gift card, generously donated by Newport Creamery in Barrington.
Earth Day celebrated its 50th anniversary this month. The Barrington Lions celebrated for an entire week with a socialy-distant Earth Day cleanup. Participants posted photo's of their litter-haul on our Facebook page for a chance to win a Frerich's Farm gift certificate. Congratulations to Sara Horvet for winning and thank you to all who helped make Barrington Beautiful!
The Barrington Lions Club donated two RUBY handheld video magnifier devices to the Barrington Public Library. These magnifiers enhance the services the Library provides for visually impaired patrons and the Library is thrilled to offer this new service!