The Petersham Lions Club is a service organization supporting local, state, national and international projects. Locally the club supports the town in a variety of ways.
Examples of the club’s many annual events are the summer Old Home Day, the children’s Halloween party, local disaster relief, decoration of the town bandstand for the winter holidays, the community calendar, town adopt-a-flag decoration program youth speech contest, youth scholarship program, and food drive for veterans.
Other programs the club supports through fundraising include; the Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund, The state and national diabetes foundations and programs, the American Cancer Association, Lions eye class and hearing aid recycling program, the state sight and hearing foundation, and the Lions Clubs International Relief Fund. The Petersham Lions club is fifty members strong; the largest per capita Lions Club based on town population in the state.
The club holds its monthly business meeting on the second Monday on each month at 7pm, September through June, in the lower town hall and a dinner meeting generally on the fourth Friday of September, October, January, February March and April at various locations. All members are encouraged to attend. Non-members are always welcome at any of the club’s meetings or events.
For more information on the Petersham Lions Club, contact any active Petersham Lions or drop a note to “The Petersham Lions Club, PO Box 457, Petersham, MA 01366” and someone will contact you.