Town of Texas Lions Club

Est.  March 10, 1959    Wausau, WI

February 1, 2011

Tom Rau of The Neighbors' Place, spoke to the club members and gave an overview of this unique local organization. The Neighbors' Place was formed in 1987, through the cooperation of several area churches, and is an independent, locally supported organization.

It provides sevices to the community through five major progams; Food Pantry, Household Items, Youth Educational Program, Adult Educational Program and the Community Garden Project.

The Neighbors' Place
745 Scott Street
Wausau, WI 54401

Texas Lions Club members are actively involved in the collection of used eye glasses. Check out the list of our Eye Glass Recycling Drop-off Locations

April 5, 2011

Chris Wilke of "The Open Door" project spoke to the club members explaining the purpose of the new organization. The Open Door project was started in October 2010 and assists recently released inmates from the County jail or Wisconsin prison system. Operated by a strictly volunteer staff on a very limited budget they provide proper seasonal clothing, footwear, toiletries and a place to warm up with a cup of coffee and people who care. They also provide literacy training, life skill training and other collaborative services in a friendly, non threatening and welcome atmosphere.

Open Daily 5 AM to 10 AM (or by appointment)
Use far westside entrance off 5th Street through parking lot.

The Open Door
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
426 Washington Street
Wausau, WI
Chris Wilke 715/846-0159
Anne Drow 715/370-6859
Linda Glazner 715/849-1776

June 7th, 2011

Past District Governor Keith Luebke spoke on the history of the Lions Club, presented the Birch-Sturm Fellowship Award, presented the 2010-2011 Attendance Awards and installed the new officiers for 2011-2012.

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