Lions Club Exhibit Opens Sunday, May 6th from 1-4pm

On Sunday, May 6th, the Museum will open a new exhibit  detailing the history of the Lions Club in Warrenville and its wonderful members who have made a difference in our community.

The Lions Club has worked world wide since 1917 to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote  international understanding.  The Lions Club was established in the Warrenville community in 1949.

Along with the charter of the Warrenville Chapter of the Lions Club, the exhibit will also feature Les Wondrow’s Melvin Jones award, the highest award given to a member.  This award was establish in honor of the Club’s founder to recognize and acknowledge an individual’s dedication to humanitarian service.  Les embodied the mission of the Lions Club stating upon his honoring “It’s hard to say ‘no’ to people in need.”  In celebration of Les’s life and work as a Lion, this exhibit is dedicated to his memory.  The Lions Club will also remember Les through a bench that will be dedicated to him at 1:00 pm on Sunday, May 6th in Cerny Park.

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