Ocoee Lions Club

We serve. We are part of the world’s largest service club organization. We assist the sight and hearing impaired so they can fully participate in our community. We roll up our sleeves, and involve ourselves in our community through fundraisers and events.
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  • Bob Godek Named Christmas Parade Grand Marshal

    Posted on November 23rd, 2018 Ocoee Lions Club No comments

    Bob Godek will serve as Grand Marshal of the 2018 Ocoee Christmas Parade. Born in Chicago, Iliniois, Bob became an Ocoee resident in 1992. He has become a fixture in the community, donating his time to various Ocoee boards, associations and clubs. He has sat on several City government boards, including 19 years as Chairman of the Code Enforcement Board. He served 25 years on his Lake Olympia North Village Homeowners Association. Bob has been active in Lions Clubs for 39 years, including 25 years with the Ocoee Lions Club where he has taken roles as Vice-President, Treasurer and Director. He is an Army Veteran, serving from 1965 to 1967, discharged with a rank of SP5-E. He is Vice-Commander of Ocoee’s Tommy Sanders American Legion Post 109. Bob and his wife Dottie have been married for 50 years; their children are Mike, Kristi, Brian and his wife Melissa. Their 7 grandchildren are Brian, Stephen, Justin, Kaitlyn, Mackenzie, Benjamin and Bryce. This summer Bob took a well-earned retirement, moving to South Florida.

    The Ocoee Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday December 1st, starting at 1:00 in the afternoon.

  • Preparations Begin for 2018 Ocoee Christmas Parade

    Posted on August 13th, 2018 Ocoee Lions Club No comments

    Christmas ParadeThis year’s Ocoee Christmas Holiday Parade, presented by the Ocoee Lions Club in conjunction with the City of Ocoee, will run on Saturday December 1st, starting at 1:00 in the afternoon.

    The Parade will start at the intersections of Maguire Road and Enterprise Street, and end at Municipal Lakefront Park at Ocoee City Hall.  Rain date will be the next day.

    For those of you who plan to enter floats, marchers, walkers, etc, please see the registration forms and lineup information below. There are two options to register–either a printable registration or an online registration page.

    Printable Registration Form
    Online Registration Form
    Parade Lineup Information for Participants

    For questions, contact Michael O’Halloran or Kimberly Huffman.

    And below are Parade route maps.
    Printable Ocoee Christmas Parade Route

    Parade Route in Google Maps

     

    Thank yous:

    • Oriental Trading Company for their generous donation this year.  If you haven’t checked out the great Christmas selection they offer we highly recommend you do.
  • 70 Years of Service Celebration

    Posted on August 11th, 2018 Ocoee Lions Club No comments
    January 26, 2019

    On November 10th the Ocoee Lions Club will celebrate 70 years of service.  We invite you to come join us in the celebration.

     

    Date:  1/26/2019

    Time:  6PM

    Location:  108 Taylor St, Ocoee, FL

    Cost:  $25; cash bar

    Hosted by:  Ocoee Lions Club

     

    RSVP by 1/19/2019 to ocoeelionsclub@gmail.com

  • 2018 Lions Club Turkey Shoot Dates

    Posted on November 18th, 2017 Ocoee Lions Club 3 comments
    November 3, 2018toDecember 15, 2018

    The 2018 Turkey Shoots will be held on the below listed dates:

    November 3

    November 17

    December 8

    December 15

    Note:  All dates are on a Saturdays

    Starting 8:15 am (Sign-ups start @ 8:00 am)
    Cost:  $3.50 per shot

    In the field at Maguire Road and Geneva Street in Ocoee. A new location this year.

    You bring your own shotgun. We provide the shells. We (usually) also have a house shotgun if you don’t have one.

    There will be a 50/50, a gun raffle and a concession stand. See you there!

    Proceeds go to the local and international charities the Club supports.

    For the uninitiated, this is shooting at paper targets and one of our fundraisers. The winner of each round of ten shooters receives a frozen turkey or gift card.

  • Elected Officers for the Ocoee Lions Club for 2018-2019

    Posted on June 14th, 2018 Ocoee Lions Club No comments

    The Ocoee Lions Club is proud to announce our elected officers for 2018-2019.  The following officers will be sworn in on Monday, June 18th:

    President: Steven Van Varick

    1st Vice:  Jim Sills

    2nd Vice:  Fred Wilsen

    Treasure/Financial Secretary:  Tracey Tanner

    Recording Secretary:  Rosemary Wilsen

    Administrative Secretary:  Cathy Sills

    Membership Chair:  Stephen Bates

    Lion Tamer:  Kimberly Huffman

    Tail Twister:  Melissa Tanner

    1 year directors:  Britannia Rodney, Mike McEvers, and Scott Williams

     

    In additional we want to thank the officers from 2017-2018 and let you know we appreciate all of the work you do and have done.

  • Texas Hold’em Tournament Set for March 25th

    Posted on March 13th, 2017 Ocoee Lions Club 1 comment

    Texas Hold Em Our Texas Hold’em Charity Fundraising Tournament and Eyeglass Collection Day will be held on the evening of Saturday, March 25th, 2017. At Franks’s Place Ocoee. Top prize is $1,000 (if 30 players). Registration will be at 5:00 pm, and the tournament beings at 6:00 pm. Bring to the game useable prescription eyeglasses to donate and receive 200 extra chips per pair (maximum 1000). Stop by, have fun. All for a good cause.

    For details view the 2107 Texas Hold’em Flyer.