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Come Share A Laugh With Friends At the Orange Lions Club Comedy Night

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Aug 292015
 

laughing lions clubThe Orange Lions Club will host its annual Comedy Night at St. Barbara Hall, 480 Racebrook Road, Orange, on Saturday, Oct. 3.

This year, the event will feature a variety of comedians to entertain and amuse you. It will have you roaring with laughter.

Doors open at 6 p.m., with a buffet dinner served at 6:30 p.m. There will be a cash bar serving beer and wine.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the rest of your evening with a beverage or some dessert and coffee as the show starts at 8 p.m.

Come join the fun, and support the Orange Lions Charities.  Door prizes and Raffle Baskets will highlight the evening.

The cost is $30 pp or $35 pp for VIP.

Call 203-795-9651 today to make your reservation. You also may contact any Orange Lions Club Member.

They’ll be selling tickets at the Labor Day concert on Sept. 5 too!

Originally Published on: Aug 25, 2015 @ 09:53

Orange Senior Cookout, Good Food, Good Friends, Good Weather

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Aug 112015
 

Members of the Orange Lions Club and friends of the Senior Center cooked and served about 110 hungry guests at the Senior Summer Cookout in the High Plains Pavilion on Monday night.

Kickback Duo perform ed and got the seniors up on their feet to tunes of the 40s – 70s.

Everyone — Lions, Seniors, Community Services Staff had a great time and appreciated the beautiful weather too.

Here are some photos from the annual event.

 

Get Your Tickets For The 2015 Senior Summer Cookout

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Aug 082015
 

File photo from the 2014 picnic.

File photo from the 2014 picnic.

This year’s Senior Summer Cookout will be held in the High Plains Pavilion on Monday, Aug. 10 with a rain date of Tuesday, Aug 11 from 5 to 8 pm.

John Paolillo with Kickback Duo will perform, so put on your dancing shoes.

Members of the Orange Lions Club will be cooking and serving guests.

Tickets are still only $15 and available at the Community Services office at High Plains Community Center.

For more information, call Dennis Marsh at 203-891-4784.

 

Originally Published on: Jul 22, 2015 @ 12:23

Second Publishing on: Aug 5, 2015 @ 17:00

Marianne Miller “On Cloud Nine” Upon Winning Endless Spirit Award

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May 052015
 

Jesper Nielsen, founder and CEO of Endless Jewelry, with Endless Spirit Award winner Marianne Miller.

Jesper Nielsen, founder and CEO of Endless Jewelry, with Endless Spirit Award winner Marianne Miller.

Orange resident, Marianne Miller was shocked and surprised at Tuesday afternoon’s Cinco de Mayo celebration at Cellini Design Jewelers, 464 Boston Post Road, when she was named the winner of the Endless Spirit Award, presented by Jesper Nielsen, founder and CEO of Endless Jewelry.

The Endless Spirit Award is presented to one woman in the Orange community who deserves to be recognized, but is often left out of the spotlight.

Miller was nominated by several people on Cellini’s Facebook page and won the title. She received a certificate and gifts including a very special Endless Jewelry bracelet handpicked by Nielsen himself.

The bracelet is a purple cord — coincidentally, her favorite color — decorated with a beautiful diamond encrusted bangle, which is one of only 300 in the world, and not available for sale anywhere. Miller was still breathless 90 minutes after the presentation. “I can’t believe this,” she told Orange Live. “I’m on cloud nine.”

Guests at the jewelry store were treated to a smorgasbord of Mexican favorites and margaritas.

Women browsed the vast selection of spring fashion jewelry, including the new JLo line of Endless Jewelry, and obviously liked what they saw. The bracelets were selling very well until closing time.

YOU CAN STILL WIN

Cellini Design Jewelry used the occasion as a fundraiser for the Orange Lions Club Charities. They sold tickets for $5 each for a chance to win one of five Endless bracelets (valued at $100 each). All money from ticket sales and 5% of all sales on Tuesday will be donated to the Lions.

Instead of drawing the winning tickets on Cinco de Mayo, Cellini’s is giving everyone a chance to get in on the raffle — a great Mother’s Day gift — by extending the ticket sales until Friday at 5:55 p.m. the drawing will take place at 6 p.m. and the winners will be listed on Cellini’s Facebook page.

Photos: ‘Twas A Great Day For An Easter Egg Hunt

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Apr 042015
 

IMG_8106As any Orange resident knows, the Orange Lions club has been hosting the annual Easter Egg Hunt for local children for several decades.

Although the early morning (5:30 a.m.) saw some rain showers, Event Chairman Nick Bencivengo and a couple of other Lions walked the fairgrounds a few hours later and decided to have the hunt outdoors instead of in the High Plains Gym because the ground was dry enough to give the kids ample traction when they ran out to search for chocolate treats.

Folks started arriving well before the first egg was tossed on the grass and waited in line to meet the Easter Bunny.

Employees from Home Depot offered a craft table and there also was free face painting.

Parents of the littlest participants showed wonderful restraint as they guided their little ones around the search area, but didn’t help pick any up. Great Job Parents!

The Lions served up coffee and popcorn under the pavilion and children who were lucky enough to find an egg with a star on it were able to cash them in for a prize.

One little girl named Angelina approached me after she was done with her hunt and offered me a couple of chocolate eggs.
“I have plenty,” she told me.

This is just one of the ways the Orange Lions serve the community. The event is free and everyone goes home happy.

 

 

Orange Lions: Thank You For Your Support

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Mar 122015
 

DSC00085On Tuesday, March 10, the Orange Lions Club hosted Breakfast For Dinner at Chip’s Restaurant, with three different seatings: 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

For just $10 per person, guests enjoyed 2 pancakes, 2 eggs, bacon or sausage and coffee/tea.

All proceeds benefit projects to improve the local community.

Thank you everyone who came out to support the Lions charities.

Orange Lions Club Presents 13 Community Grants

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Mar 092015
 

Orange CT Lions Club

Orange CT Lions Club

The Orange Lions Club awarded 13 community grants Monday night totaling $5,750.

From all the applications received, the Lions tried to choose organizations that support the LIONS mission.

Lion Mike Muttit was the event chairman.

Quickly, here is the list of grant recipients:

1.   Orange Fire Marshal Office                                      $200
2.   Holy Infant Church   Memo Midnight Run          $250
3.   Orange Conservation Commission                         $400
4.   West Haven Veteran’s Museum                              $250
5.   Orange Community Juniorettes                              $200
6.   Orange Elementary School Olympic Festival      $400
7.   Orange Historical Society                                        $500
8.  Necessities Inc. (Orange Satellite Group)             $1,000
9.  Ct. Reg. Group of Blinded Veterans Association  $100
10.  Community Soup Kitchen                                       $250
11.  Camp Cedarcrest                                                        $400
12.  Orange Community Services                                  $800
13.  Case Memorial Library                                            $1,000

Total                                                                                  $5,750

Lions Host Valentine’s Pizza Party March 9

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Mar 082015
 

Screen Shot 2015-02-05 at 2.17.54 PMThe Orange Lions’ Club will host its annual Valentine’s Pizza Party at the Orange Senior Center Monday, March 9, 1:30 to 3 p.m. (Was originally scheduled for Feb. 9)

Call the Senior Center office at 203-891-4784 to reserve your seat.

 

Original Published on Feb. 8, 2015 at 8:37 p.m. 

Second Publishing on March 3, 2015 at 5:20 p.m.

 

 

Orange Lions Get Uncorked To A Record Crowd

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Jan 172015
 

IMG_9350On Saturday night, the Orange Lions Club hosted its “Get Uncorked Wine Tasting” fundraiser at St. Barbara Church Hall.

About 150 guests (20 more than last year) sipped wine, beer and hard cider and enjoyed a variety of flavors of pizza and desserts.

As promised the Lions had 25 beautiful assorted gift baskets in a “Chinese Auction” and several wonderful prizes in a silent auction along with a grand prize and several door prizes.

Folks mingled with old friends, met new friends and simply had a lovely time.

Well done, Orange Lions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t Miss The “Get Uncorked Wine Tasting Event”

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Jan 162015
 

The vendors are knowledgable and helpful.

The vendors are knowledgable and helpful.

The Lions Club hosts a couple of fabulous fundraisers each year to help provide for their charitable giving.

This Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, they will host their first fundraising event of the new year with the “Get Uncorked! Wine Tasting Event”

As in the past, this popular occasion offers a wide variety of fine wines, boutique beers, specialty cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, desserts and a raffle and silent auction with wonderful prizes. This year’s grand prize is two tickets to the Newport Food and Wine Festival at the Marble House, in September.

Get Uncorked will take place at St. Barbara’s Greek Hall, 480 Racebrook Road from 7 to 10 p.m.

Tickets are $35 per person, and are available at www.orangeCTLIONS.org, Racebrook Wine and Liquor or by calling Lions Marianne Miller at 203-795-3906 or Maria Sandilo at 203-641-8003.

Tickets also will be available at the door, so come in from the frigid cold and enjoy a night out for a great organization.

The Orange Lions Club does so much for the community. From the Easter Egg Hunt that they host for hundreds of children each spring to the Thanksgiving Dinner they serve in the fall, and the grant money they give to worthy organizations and projects each year. The motto of this charitable organization is “We Serve.”