Pictures of Lions Club Members
These are some pictures of Cranbury Lions during some of their events.
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Girl scout leader Mary Jean Mucciarone is present to represent the Cranbury Girl Scout
troops. The Cranbury Lions Club
Gordon Stults receives 40 year pin from President Ray Dickey.
Monty Hagerty receives 35 year pin from President Ray Dickey
Charlie Devany talks about second careers
It was a very busy meeting tonight.
Sam DiStasio receives a donation for the Cranbury Fire Company:
Kendrick Li was named the Cranbury Lions representative at the Lions International
World Affairs Seminar (http://www.uww.edu/conteduc/world.htm):
Chris Lalli receives First Annual Todd Beamer Memorial Scholarship:
Lauren Caldwell receives First Annual Dr. David Tudor Science Scholarship (no picture
Marie DiStasio receives 2003 Stan Thomas Community Service Award
Michael Deering (Assistant Scout Executive, Central New Jersey Council) talks to the
Lions about scouting, and the Scouting Organization:
Mr. Deering accepts a donation from the Cranbury Lions:
Fifth Annual Golf Outing 6/2/03
The Cranbury Lions sponsored the Fifth Annual Cranbury Lions Golf Classic.
This year's late spring has been cold and rainy, but the weather was perfect for
the Lions Golfers!
Click here to see some pictures:
Memorial Day Parade 5/26/03
The Cranbury Lions sponsored the annual Cranbury Memorial Day Parade.
Click the link below for pictures from the parade:
Lions Club Meeting 5/21/03
Cranbury Lions Club President, Bob Virgadamo, presents Frank Brennan, on
behalf of Cranbury Summer Recreation, a check for $500.
Lions Club Meeting 5/7/03
Cranbury Lion Dennis Kennedy was named "Lion of the Year" Below,
President Bob Virgadamo presents Dennis with the Award. Congratulations Dennis!
History of Radio
Our speaker tonight was Ray Chase (aided by Joe Bentrovato) from the NJ Antique
Radio Club (njarc.org). The subject was an overview
of the history of Radio, with emphasis on the first half of the 20th century.
Lions Club Meeting 4/16/03
Tonights meeting was held at the East Brunswick Chateau - it was a joint meeting with
the South Brunswick, Milltown, and Cranbury Lions Clubs. Each Club named their Lion
of the Year - the Cranbury Lion of the Year can be seen immediately above. Below is
a scene from the meeting.
Lions Club Meeting 4/2/03
Lions Mason Blaich and Bob Virgadamo present to Tamara Woronczuk, Cranbury School, a
plaque celebrating her "outstanding and dedicated service" in the Peace Poster
program for 12 years.
Carol Malouf talks to the Lions about the Eight Habits of the Heart - Characteristics
of the Cranbury School Community.
Lions Club Meeting 3/19/03
Ralph Serpe from the Princeton Area Community Foundation (for Central New Jersey)
talked to the Lions about the organization
Lions Club Meeting 3/5/03
Dave Stout receives a Multiple Membership Key for bringing in two new
John Dutkowski, District 16D Governor, addressed the Cranbury Lions Club
on the state of the District:
Lions Club Meeting 2/26/03
Tonight was a joint meeting with the Hightstown/East Windsor Lions Club.
Below are some images of the meeting.
In addition, it was Hobby Night at the meeting - Bill Keller talked to the group about
his interest in remote-controlled airplanes:
Lions Club Meeting 2/5/03
It was Boy Scout night at the Cranbury Lions Club.
Jerry Yochelson representing the Cranbury Cub Scout Pack 52 receives check for $500
Wayne Wittman representing the Cranbury Boy Scout Troop 52 receives check for $500
Our speaker of the evening was Bill Baroni, an Election law attorney at Seton Hall
University. Mr. Baroni gave the Lions Club an overview of Campaign Finance Reform
Lions Club Meeting 1/22/03
Linda Greenstein 14th District State Assembly and Scott Crass talk to the Lions about
the Veterans History project sponsored by the Library of Congress
Contact Scott at (609) 395-9911 if you are a veteran or know a veteran that would share
experiences for the Project
It was the ugly tie contest night for the Lions. Many thanks to Joe Carroll
for organizing the event.
Rich Stannard gets his tie sheared by Joe:
The judges carefully consider the finalists:
And the Winner! - Lion Alex Johnson:
Lions Club Meeting 1/8/03
Tom Cafferty talks about the new NJ Open Public Records Act
Pancake Breakfast 12/8/02
Another successful pancake breakfast was held in the Cranbury School
cafeteria. Below are some pictures of the event:
Lions Club Meeting 12/05/02
Lion Mason Blaich announced the the second and third place winners of the Cranbury
Peace Poster Contest
Peter Turner was inducted as a new Cranbury Lion (Rusty Hankin was the sponsor).
Tony Bianculli, author of the "Trains and Technology" series of four books
from the University of Delaware Press (http://www.english.udel.edu/udpress),
discusses excerpts from his unpublished book "Railroad History on American Postage
Lions Club Meeting 11/20/02
Lion Mason Blaich announced the winner of the Cranbury Peace Poster Contest:
There were 71 entrants this year - thanks to all that participated!
This is a picture of the winning poster:
Betty Wagner of the Cranbury Historical Society introduced Charlie Dieterich who
discussed the observance of the 225th anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth:
This web site has historical papers - you can find Washington's Papers
This is the web site describing the 225th anniversary observance:
Lions Club Meeting 11/6/02
Andy Jost receives an award for "bringing in new members":
Several anniversary chevrons were given out:
Don Jo Swanagan
Two new members were inducted. Pictured are the new members, along with
Greg Overstreet sponsoring Christine Thompson
Rick Cusworth sponsored by Ray Dickey
Finally, writer Bill Hart spoke to the Lions about the 1938 "War of the
Worlds" radio broadcast by Orson Welles, complete with clips from the original
Lions Club Meeting 10/16/02
Frank Marlowe and Dave Stout receive "Membership Excellence"
certificates for their work in bringing in new members
Jon Goldstein presents a talk on "Developing
Lions Club Meeting 10/02/02
Lion Charles Devany welcomes new member John Corr to the Cranbury Lions.
Frank Marlowe gave a talk about the Harley-Davidson Motor
Company. Pictured above is Lion Art Hasselbach showing off his Harley to Lions
Jonathan Goldstein, Doug Pearce, and Rich Stannard.
Lions Club Meeting 9/18/02
Don Herr and Bill Keller receive their 20 and 10 year chevrons
Speaker Larry Dipano talks about horses to the Cranbury Lions and also
discusses their family stables - Canterbury Tails.
Dedication of Todd Beamer Memorial 9/14/02
The Cranbury Lions led the dedication of the memorial to Todd Beamer.
Follow this link to see some pictures:
Cranbury Day 9/7/02
Follow this link to see some pictures from Cranbury Day 2002: cranburyday2002.htm
The Cranbury Lions manned their traditional hamburger stand in the food
court to raise money for the Club and its works.
Lions Club Meeting 9/4/02
Cindy Nastasi and Nancy Egan accept a plaque from Lion Andy Jost
commending the Cranbury Station Restaurant and its owners, Yanni and Kathi Bardis for
their service to the Cranbury Lions club:
Arthur Zysk spoke to the Lions about his Cranbury-based internet company,
New Jersey Internet (http://www.nji.com)
Lions Club Meeting 8/21/02
Dennis Kennedy gave his annual Lions Club budget:
Joe Konrad received his 50 years of membership award:
Bill Eller received his 40 years of membership award:
Bonnie Evans and Kathleen Fry of "In Touch Massage Therapy" (37A Maplewood
Ave., Cranbury NJ 08512 609-395-5551) spoke to the club about Theraputic Massage.
Below, Frank Marlowe and Greg Overstreet receive massage from Bonnie Evans and Kathleen
Lions Picnic 7/27/02
Here are some of the scenes from the Cranbury Lions Club picnic held at
the Cranbury Swim Club.
Lions Club Meeting 7/17/02
The Cranbury Lions Perfect Attendance awards were given for the year 2001.
Recipients are (Left to right)
Walt Caldwell, Bob Virgadamo, Mike Kaiser, Roy Reinhardt, Mason Blaich,
Rich Pape, Tom Reilly
Tom Reilly was named the recipient of the Lions Clubs International Melvin
Jones Fellowship Award. This is the highest award presented by Lions Club
International to an individual Lion:
Our Speaker tonight was the Branch Manager of the Princeton Area Red Cross
- Joyce Wackenhut. She spoke to the Lions about the history and activities of
the Red Cross, with special emphasis on their role in the aftermath of September 11.
Lions Club Meeting 6/5/02
Ben DeAngelis was the first recipient of the Stan Thomas Memorial Award:
Frank Marlowe completed his discussion of the first year of WWII.
Golf Outing 6/03/02
The 4th Annual Cranbury Lions Golf Classic was held in perfect conditions at the
Cranbury Golf Club.
Take a look at pictures from the event here: Golf 2002 Pictures
Memorial Day Parade 5/27/02
Firefighter Sam Distasio receives a check of behalf of the Cranbury Volunteer Fire
Company from Lions President Bob Virgadamo
Lots of Memorial Day Parade pictures here (beware, the page may take a little while to
Lions Club Meeting 5/15/02
Frank Marlowe discussed the first year of WWII With enphasis on ships and
planes in the Pacific theater with events leading up to the Battle of Midway.
Lions Club Meeting 5/1/02
Three new Lions were inducted tonight. Pictured are the inductees
with their sponsors:
From Left to Right:
New Lion Jonathan Goldstein, Jonathan's sponsor Doug Pearse, Lion Walt Caldwell,
New Lion Jeffery Caldwell, New Lion Joe Addonizio, and Joe's sponsor George Smith
(standing in for Frank Marlowe). In addition, Lion Dave Stout performed his first
Becky Beauregard from the Cranbury Historical Society spoke to the Lions about current
Historic Preservation activities in Cranbury. This is the 35th anniversary of the
Click here for pictures May 2001 through April 2002
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