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Peace Poster Contest

on Tue, 11/17/2015 - 02:37

Allentown Student Advances in Lions International Peace Poster Contest

Lily Knott, a 7th grade at Stone Bridge Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning our local competion.  Lily's poster was among the 400,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 28th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Lions Club International is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere. This year's theme, Share Peace, is embodied by here excellent entry above.

A letter from our President Regarding the Memorial Day Parade

on Sat, 03/24/2012 - 10:53

Dear Neighbor:

I would appreciate a few minutes of your time to introduce myself and my organization.

My name is Al Mottola and I am President of the Allentown Lions Club.  Our Club has been serving the Allentown and Upper Freehold area for over 73 years.  We provide eye care and glasses; medical equipment and scholarships to UFRSD grammar and high school as well as to the newly formed LEO Club in the high school.

Lions Club display for all to see at library

on Thu, 06/09/2011 - 00:00

Lions Club display for all to see at library


The Allentown Lions Club “Celebration of Service” display has been installed in the Allentown Library vestibule.

Featured are photos, items and artifacts from the club’s past and present, as well as a banner commemorating the 75th anniversary of the club’s charter.


From the Examiner



Allentown historian will lead Memorial Day parade

on Sat, 05/26/2001 - 00:00
Lions Club names Alice Wikoff grand marshal

ALLENTOWN — Alice Wikoff, 84, can remember a time when the superintendent of schools rang the dismissal bell early so that the children could go ice skating before dark.

TheAllentown millpond measured a full mile around at that time with 38 acres of fresh water suitable for swimming, fishing, and boating surrounded by forested green slopes that stretched from the heart of town over miles of meadows and country lanes to touch the expanse of verdant farmlands beyond, Wikoff said.

Wikoff has used those crisply detailed memories, as well as no small