Northville Lions Club

Serving the needs of the Northville Community

Northville Lions in the Community
Unexpected, but well deserved.
At the March meeting of the Northville Lions Club, Clay Galarneau President was presented the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award by Larry Wegrzyn District Two Chairperson.
Clay was nominated for this award based on his contributions to the Northville Lions Club and Northville Community. Over the four years Clay has been a Lion, he has been the club president for two years. He has dedicated his time to club projects like Kid Sight, White Cane, Can and Bottle collection and much more. Clay leads by example, he is always first to offer his help, when anyone asks.
In the Northville Lions Club latest project assisting community members to schedule their COVID 19 vaccination appointments. Clay literally went the extra mile; he drove a Northville resident to Mt Clemens to get her vaccination.
Congratulations on your award Clay, it is well deserved.
Melvin Jones Fellowship Award
The Melvin Jones Fellowship, was created in 1973, takes its name from the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones. It is an honor–not an award. The Melvin Jones Fellowship was established as Lions Clubs International Foundation’s (LCIF) highest form of recognition to acknowledge an individual’s dedication to humanitarian service.
The Melvin Jones Fellowship is the backbone of LCIF, providing 70 percent of its revenues. A recognition of humanitarian work, an Melvin Jones Fellowship is given to those who give US$1,000 to LCIF or to people for whom a donation was made by others. Melvin Jones Fellows receive an attractive lapel pin, a plaque, and a congratulatory letter.
Bottle and Can Drive is Gaining Speed

The Northville Lions Club is collecting returnable bottles and cans to raise funds.

Yes, they will help clean up that unsightly pile in the corner that has taken on a life of its own. You can feel good, by doing good.  All proceeds will be used to support local charities.

Just click the button below and tell us when and where we can pick up your donation.

Thanks for your support.
Peace Through Service
Inspire young people to showcase their talent.
Create memories that will last a lifetime.
Imagine more than 600,000 children sharing their visions of peace.

Lions International Peace Poster Contest is an international contest that encourages children, ages 11 to 13, to creatively express what peace means to them. The 2020-2021 contest theme is “Peace Through Service.” This contest allows students to share their unique images of peace with others, so that we may all have greater tolerance and international understanding.

The Northville Lions Club has sponsored the Peace Poster Contest locally for the sixth-grade students of Hillside and Meads Mill middle schools for several years. This contest promotes the idea of Peace by challenging the students to express their thoughts, imagination, and ideas around a specific theme. The Northville Community has a reputation of not only entering the largest number of posters for a single community, but also producing several winners at the Local, State and International Levels of this contest. You can review the works of the students on this website.  We have posted every entry for the last three years, along with a video interview with the top students discussing their posters.
Lions Serving the Northville Community

Our Northville Lions Club members were up early this morning to help the Northville Civic Concern with food deliveries for needy families in the Northville area. Seen here are Lions Clay Galarneau and Kevin Clark loading up a trunk with food supplies for several families in Northville on Friday morning. 

Many thanks to all the Lions members that showed up this morning to help with the deliveries. With great participation the deliveries went smoothly and were made in record time. Marlene noted that we made deliveries to 132 needy families. She also stated that this was the last week for home deliveries. Starting with the next food distribution on June 26, they will have the qualified families bring their cars to the Civic Concern and they will load the food into their trunks.

Thank you,
Lion Clay
Northville Lions Club Donates Funds to Northville Civic Concern

Northville Lions Club President Clay Galarneau shares a hardy elbow bump with Marlene Kunz director of Northville Civic Concern after presenting her a check.

Both organizations are committed to improving the Northville Community for all.
Lions serving Lions
At our January meeting we had a guest from the Livonia Lions Club Lion Allison Johnson, Secretary of the Livonia Lions. She noted that the Livonia Lions Club have been impressed by our efforts to grow our membership and the level of support on various Club activities the Northville Lions provided to help produce a successful outcome.

The Livonia Lions wanted to express their appreciation for that assistance in a very big way.  Allison Johnson presented Clay Galarneau, President of the Northville Lions Club with a check for $3,000 to be used in our community to further the impact we will have.
Northville Lions Club Sponsors Annual Peace Poster Contest
For over three decades, Lions clubs around the globe have been sponsoring a very special art contest in schools and youth groups. Each year, about 350,000 11-, 12- and 13-year-old students from around the world share their visions of peace through the HYPERLINK ""Lions International Peace Poster Contest.
The sixth-grade students at Northville’s Hillside and Meads Mill middle schools have regularly participated in the annual Peace Poster contest. Creating peace posters gives the students the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity.
The winning posters are first selected at the club level and then judged at the district and multiple district levels before the final judging at the international level of competition.
This year the theme was “The Journey to Peace” and the local students submitted over 300 creative and imaginative posters to the Northville Lions Club. The student’s posters were evaluated for expression of the theme, artistic merit and originality. An awards ceremony was held at the Northville District Library on Wednesday January 15th to recognize those students that created the winning posters. The first place winner at Hillside was Natalie Yee, she also place third in the District competition.  The second place winner at Hillside was Abhinavi Yenduri. The first place winner at Meads Mill went to Kevin Yu, he also place second in the District competition. The second place winner at Meads Mill was Junhee Hong.
The actual posters are on display at the Northville Community Center and the Northville Public Library. To see all the posters submitted by the Northville students you can go the photo gallery posted on the Northville Lions Club website at HYPERLINK "" to view the Winners video and all the posters entered into the contest.
Lions Peace Poster Contest on Display
The Northville Lions Club provide the six grade students an opportunity to participate in the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest each year. The Peace Poster Chairperson Lion Chris Castellano has done fantastic job of engaging the participation of the students at Hillside and Meads Mill. Generating more than 275 entries.

The posters will be on display for the month of January in the Northville Senior Center or can also be viewed ongoing at
Lion Clay Galarneau and Lion Debra Beard working hard on poster display.