Welcome to the Seeley Lions Club

 

The Seeley Lions Club is part of Lions International, dedicated to serving communities and humanitarian needs.

Our Lions Club is located in Seeley, 10 miles north of Hayward, in beautiful northwest Wisconsin. The local community we serve is nestled between the Namekagon River and the Seeley Hills, home of the American Birkebeiner. Our area is a destination for cross country skiers, mountain bikers, fishermen, hikers, snowshoers,  ATVers,

 

 

A YEAR IN REVIEW FOR 2022

DECEMBER

Santa’s elves delivered Christmas Gift Baskets to many community members. Thank you Diane and OB, Seeley Lions Club Members.

     

Seeley Lions Club Members Ringing the Bell for the Salvation Army at Marketplace last week. Thank you, everyone!

Seeley Hills Shelter Update:

Thanks to Tom E, Tom R, and Bill & Cindy C for helping clear the road into the shelter.

Roger finished the tables for the outside, and they look and fit great

There was even an engagement in our shelter. Congratulations!

     

NOVEMBER 

     

Thanks to Lion Tom E., Roger O., and brother Kev for helping get the new  and old sign back  up

 

Club members have been busy distributing checks during the last couple of weeks. We will continue to distribute a few more between now and the end of the month. Thanks to everyone who supports the club so we can combine resources and fundraising to share with our communities.

Roger O presents to New Reflections-Pathways to Hope.

HASTA-Kerry, John, Joan & Connie

Northwoods Humane Society – Diane presenting to Deanna Persson

Hayward Community Food Shelf – Kerry, Carole Byhre, Jane
Spider Lake Church c/o Northwoods Community Food Shelf – Bill Gammon, Director, along with several members who were working when we delivered the check last Tuesday
Cable Area Resources in Emergencies

Hayward Library Foundation. Tom M is presenting to Bean Timmerman others in the background are the board members.

Deb Freeman, a Lions member and officer in the Madison area, as well as an officer at the state and
district level, shared her M& Ms with the club because “Membership Matters.” She also talked about
Leo Club for ages 12-18 and how it can get youth involved in service.

Founder member recognition-Roger O (pictured here) was recognized for being a founding member; other founding members not pictured are Pat O’Brien and Cindy Ferraro. Congratulations to all.

 

SEPTEMBER 

Seeley Lions volunteers sold brats & food at the:

Chequamegon Big Fat Race and the

Birkie Trail Run. Thank you, everyone!

AUGUST 

Seeley Lions Prefat Race August 20, 2022

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS FOR OUR 2022 PRE FAT BIKE RACE! WE COULDN’T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU.

THANK YOU, RACE PARTICIPANTS AND VOLUNTEERS, FOR MAKING THIS A HUGE SUCCESS.   The Pre-Fat is the major annual fundraiser for the Seeley Lions.  It provides needed help and numerous projects to benefit our local community!

2022 PRE-FAT RACE RESULTS

SAVE THE DATE FOR NEXT YEAR’S PRE-FAT BIKE RACE ON AUGUST 19, 2023

JULY 

Charity Pickleball Tournament
Benefit for Seeley Lions CLUB

July 16-17, 2022

Lions Fundraiser Tourney Flyer V1.0 2022

JUNE 

District Governor Bill Anderson and his wife Karen came to the meeting and addressed the membership.  They have met or will meet with all Wisconsin Lions clubs by this summer.  They explained their duties and recommended that taking a tour of the Wisconsin Lions Camp would be well worthwhile.  Wisconsin has the 4th largest number of Lions clubs in the nation.  Bill handed out chevrons for 10 years length of service to Judy and Tom Rowley, Tom Matthiae, and John Wagener (not present).

MAY 

Congratulations to the five students from the 2022 Class who were chosen to each receive a $1000 Scholarship Award by the Scholarship Committee. Here are our 2022 recipients, presented by Jane Mandli:  Rylee Lutz, Emma Mittelsdorf, Helena Maki, Anneliese Bauer, and Paige Pulskamp.

 

APRIL 

Sawyer County Deputy Nelson (and Oscar) and Deputy Schick began the meeting by explaining the K-9 program used for both narcotics search and apprehension. They further explained the costs of acquiring these special dogs, their upkeep costs, equipment, etc., and the foundation set up to fundraise for the K-9 program. They will have to replace a recently retired dog and another (Oscar) in two years. Oscar demonstrated how well trained he is.

A check for $1000 from the Lions Club was presented to them by Tom Rowley.

MARCH 

2022 FAT BIKE BIRKIE

Thank you, Seeley Lions Club Volunteers.

See the photos below:

2022 Fat Bike Birkie Lion Volunteer Photos             

           

JANUARY 

Way to go Seeley Lions Volunteers at the Seeley Cassic last weekend!

See the photos below:

2022 Seeley Lions Classic Volunteers

Below is a link to the Seeley Lions Club 2021 Events:

2021 EVENTS