Ojai Valley Lions Club Calendar 2017
UPCOMING LIONS CLUB EVENTS and Volunteering Opportunities:
General Membership Meetings- 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 6:30pm – Oak View Community Center.
- May 29: Oak View Memorial Day Parade.
- June 7: Ventura County 2017 Community Event Temporary Food Facility Food Handler Training.
- June 10: Lions International 100th Celebration Event at the Wing Museum at Camarillo Airport.
- June 11: Rotary Wine Festival at Lake Casitas.
- June 24: Installation of Officers for 2017-18.
- July 4: Pancake Breakfast and Parade (Ojai). The breakfast is held on the 4th from 6 to10am at Chaparral Auditorium.
- Shade Structure over playground at Oak View Community Center
- Little League Pancake Breakfast– Ojai Lions members flipped jacks and served breakfast on opening day for Little League.
- Sound system upgrade for Nordhoff High School Football Stadium
- Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Drive
- July 4th Pancake Breakfast – a OVLC tradition before the parade
- Nordhoff – College Scholarships. OVLC awarded 4 graduating students $2,500 each towards college scholarships
- Habitat for Humanity of Ventura County – OVLC help to paint a mobile home on Loma Drive.
- Feed the Homeless with the Ojai Valley Family Shelter- Ojai Valley Lions Club cooks and serves a hot meal, beverage, salad, and lunch bag- 1x per month during the Ojai Valley Family Shelter’s seasonal time of operation.
- Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament– Ojai Valley Lions Club provided beverage and food for sale at Libbey Park during the tournament.
- Holiday Tree Lot – Our largest fundraiser of the year. All proceeds go back into the Ojai Community.
- Free Movies in the Park – Summer series event
- Libbey Playground Community Build Project
- Stand Strong Ojai- Living Life without Limits. Motivational Speaker, Nick Vujicic.
- Surf Rodeo- Community Event Support
- Funding provided for the James France Memorial Bench at Meiners Oaks Elementary
- Braille Institute Lake Casitas Adventure– Carpinteria and Ojai Valley Lions annual trip to Lake Casitas to benefit friends/families from the Braille Institute.
- Oak View Resource Center – Community Service Project
- Nordhoff Scholarship Awards – Ojai Lions awarded $10,000 towards college scholarships
- Recycle for Sight Event– Lions recycle used prescription eyeglasses and prepare them for distribution to developing countries where eye care is inaccessible or unaffordable.
- Responsible Beverage Servicing Licensing – Lions Club members get licensed and learn how to serve alcohol responsibly and legally at our events. Safety first.
- Adopt A Family– Ojai Valley Lions Club provides food and holiday presents to families participating in the Adopt a Family program through Help of Ojai- Community Assistance Program.
- School Holiday Pre-sale Program. 15% of proceeds raised go back to the Ojai schools that participate in the program.
- Ojai Sheriff Explorer Program Fundraiser–
- Ventura County Humane Society – Ojai Lion Cub GLOW Fundraiser.
- Ojai Day Entertainment – Beer Garden, Food, BBQ, Live Music Entertainment. A community festival event.
- Ojai Film Festival – Libbey Bowl
- City of Hope-Recognition Day Ojai Valley Lions Club supports the City of Hope in Los Angeles. Ojai Valley Lions Club Members visit the City of Hope on Recognition Day April 7th and gave our support to this great foundation