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Bristol Lions Golf Tournament Hole-in-One Prize 2016 Jeep Cherokee 08/09/2016

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Newcastle Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep –Ram is offering a 2016 Jeep Cherokee as the prize for a hole-in-one on the third hole for the Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament. From left: Sales Associate Mike Elwell, Bristol Area Lions President Brandon Donegan, and Newcastle-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram President Randy Miller.

Newcastle Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram will offer a 2016 Jeep Cherokee as the prize for hitting a hole-in-one on the third hole at the eighth Annual Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament at the Wawenock Golf Club in Walpole on Saturday, Sept. 3, with a rain date of Sept. 4.

Registration forms are available at Wawenock Golf Club or may be emailed by request by calling 563-7402. The cost is $45 per person for nine holes, and includes a cart and lunch. The lunch will be lobster with corn on the cob, potato salad and cole slaw with a roll.

Other prizes are for the first low gross team and low net team, closest to the pin, longest drive, closest to the lobster trap, closest to the train, and a Wawenock golf membership for next year for a hole-in-one on the eighth hole.

Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and tee time is 9 p.m. with a scramble/shotgun start. Teams of four are encouraged, but single players will be assigned to teams.

Proceeds from the tournament will be used for the Bristol Area Lions Foundation Scholarship Fund, which in June provided four $2,000 scholarships to Lincoln Academy graduates, and to support other local charities.

Bristol Lions Award $8,000 in Scholarships 06/03/2016

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Bristol Area Lions Foundation Chairman Michael Hope stands with recipients, from left: Nettie Hoagland, Elizabeth Gilbert, Cayleigh Hearth and Kayla Dighton.

The Bristol Area Lions congratulates four outstanding seniors of the Lincoln Academy Class of 2016 as recipients of $2,000 scholarships at Class Night May 31 from the Bristol Area Lions Foundation.

Nettie Hoagland, of Walpole, was awarded the Pat and Doris Harrison Scholarship. She will attend St Michaels College and major in journalism and communications.

Elizabeth Gilbert, of Walpole, received the Ed and Gladys Lewis Scholarship, first awarded in 1985. She will attend Bentley University, and has not decided on a major.

Cayleigh Hearth, of Walpole, was awarded The Ralph and Peg Hunt Scholarship. She will attend the University of New York with a major planned in psychology.

Kayla Dighton, of Bristol, received the Golf Tournament Vocational Scholarship. She plans to attend Capilo’s Institute for Cosmetology.

Over the past 31 years, a total of 61 scholarships have been awarded by the Bristol Area Lions. For more information on the Bristol Area Lions Foundation contact Michael Hope, Scholarship Chairman at 677-2193.

Bristol Lions Golf Tournament Hole-in-One Prize, 2015 Jeep Cherokee 07/23/2015

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From left: Bristol Area Lions President Brendan Donegan, Newcastle-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram Sales Associate Mike Elwell and President Randy Miller  with the prize for a hole-in-one on hole three at the Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament, a 2015 Jeep Cherokee.

From left: Bristol Area Lions President Brendan Donegan, Newcastle-Chrysler-Dodge-Ram Sales Associate Mike Elwell and President Randy Miller with the prize for a hole-in-one on hole three at the Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament, a 2015 Jeep Cherokee.

A 2015 Jeep Cherokee is the prize for a hole-in-one on the third hole at the seventh Annual Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament at the Wawenock Golf Club in Walpole on Saturday, Aug. 8 (rain date Aug. 9)

Registration forms are available at Wawenock Golf Club or may be emailed by request by calling 563-7402. The cost is $45 per person for nine holes, including a cart and lunch. The lunch will be lobster with corn on the cob, potato salad and tossed salad.

Other prizes are for the first low gross team and low net team, closest to the pin, longest drive, closest to the lobster trap, closest to the train, and a year’s Wawenock golf membership for a hole-in-one on the eighth hole.

Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and tee time is 9 p.m. with a scramble/shotgun start. Teams of four are encouraged, but single players will be assigned to teams.

Proceeds from the tournament will be used for the Bristol Area Lions Foundation Scholarship Fund, which in June provided four $2,000 scholarships to Lincoln Academy graduates, and to support other local charities.

Bristol Area Lions Raffle Ticket Sales 07/02/2015

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From left Carl Reilly, Jr. grandson of market owner Reggie Reilly with Lions David Kolodin and  raffle ticket co-chairman Tom McGregor.  Co-chairman Brendon Donegan not shown.

From left Carl Reilly, Jr. grandson of market owner Reggie Reilly with Lions David Kolodin and raffle ticket co-chairman Tom McGregor. Co-chairman Brendon Donegan not shown.

The Bristol Area Lions Club are selling raffle tickets in front of Reilly’s Market in New Harbor between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. every Saturday until Labor Day, when a drawing will be made at the Willing Workers Hall for a $250 gift card to L.L. Bean.

Second prize in the drawing will be one dozen lobsters from Shaw’s Fish & Lobster Wharf, and third prize will be a $50 gift certificate to The Anchor in Round Pond.
The Bristol Area Lions Club appreciates the use of the space in front of Reilly’s Market. The market owner, Reggie Reilly was a founding member of the Bristol Area Lions in 1958.

Also for sale will be a reprinted book of the early history of Pemaquid Peninsula and a photo essay of Muscongus Bay. All proceeds will benefit the Bristol Area Lions Foundation Scholarship Fund as well as their Christmas Food Baskets and other local charities.

In addition, the Bristol Area Lions will be collecting used eyeglasses, hearing aids and cell phones to be recycled by Lions International and distributed to third world countries.

To learn more about the Bristol Area Lions Club, serving the villages of Bristol and South Bristol, call Walt Johansson at 677-2584.

Bristol Area Lions Scholarships Awarded 06/04/2014

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Bristol Lion Scholarship Committee Chairman Michael Hope with (from left) Jared McLain, Seward Matel, Austin Sablinsky and Ashley Pooler.

Bristol Lion Scholarship Committee Chairman Michael Hope with (from left) Jared McLain, Seward Matel, Austin Sablinsky and Ashley Pooler.

The Bristol Area Lions would like to congratulate four outstanding seniors from Lincoln Academy’s Class of 2014 who were each recently awarded $2000 scholarships by the Bristol Area Lions Foundation and their 2013 Golf Tournament.

Seward Matel of Round Pond was the 50th recipient of a scholarship from the Ed and Gladys Lewis Scholarship which the Lions established in 1985.He plans on a double major in Business Administration and Political Science at Washington & Lee University.

Austin Sablinsky of Bristol was the recipient of The Pat Harrison Award. He will study physics at The University of Vermont.

Ashley Pooler of Bristol received The Ralph and Peggy Hunt Award given by the Hunts with the intent of helping students entering the medical field with special emphasis on nursing. Ashley will study nursing at The University of Maine, Fort Kent.

Jared McLain of New Harbor received a vocational scholarship funded in part by the Bristol Area Lions 2013 Golf Tournament and Silent Auction. Jared will study Precision Marine Technology at Central Maine Community College.

The Bristol Area Lions have presented a total of 53 scholarships to graduating seniors at Lincoln Academy over the past 29 years. For more information on the non-profit Bristol Area Lions Foundation, serving Bristol and South Bristol, you may contact Scholarship Chairman Michael Hope at 677-2193.

2013 Jeep Patriot 4WD Is Bristol Lions Golf Tournament Prize 07/25/2013

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Randy Miller (left) president of Newcastle Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep with 2013 Jeep Patriot to be won during the Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament with John Janell, Lions president.

Randy Miller (left) president of Newcastle Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep with 2013 Jeep Patriot to be won during the Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament with John Janell, Lions president.

A 2013 Jeep Patriot 4WD is the prize for a hole-in-one on the third hole at the fifth Annual Bristol Area Lions Golf Tournament at the Wawenock Golf Club on Sat. Aug. 10 (Aug.11 rain date).

Golfers are encouraged to pre-register a foursome for this popular event as the lunch will be a lobster with corn on the cob, potato and tossed salad. Registration forms are at Wawenock Golf Club or may be e-mailed by calling 563-7402 with an e-mail address. The cost is only $65 per person which includes a cart and the lunch.

Other prizes are also available and there will be a silent auction at the clubhouse.

Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and tee-time is 8 a.m. with a scramble/shotgun start. Teams of four are suggested, but single players will be assigned to teams.

Proceeds from the tournament will be used for the Bristol Area Lions Foundation Scholarship Fund, which provided four $2,000 scholarships to Lincoln Academy graduates this June, and to support other local charities. The Club is a major supporter of C.H.I.P. and last December the Club distributed 58 Christmas Food Baskets to needy families in Bristol and South Bristol.

Bristol Lions Scholarships Awarded 07/07/2013

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From left, Joshua Bennett, Benjamin Hoagland, Tara Gauntt and Karie Carrothers with Bristol Lion Scholarship Committee Chairman, Michael Hope.

From left, Joshua Bennett, Benjamin Hoagland, Tara Gauntt and Karie Carrothers with Bristol Lion Scholarship Committee Chairman, Michael Hope.

The Bristol Area Lions would like to congratulate four outstanding seniors from Lincoln Academy’s Class of 2013 who were each recently awarded $2000 scholarships by the Bristol Area Lions Foundation.

Benjamin E. Hoagland of Walpole, was awarded the Ed & Gladys Lewis Scholarship and will attend Saint Michael’s College in Vermont to study Fine Arts, History and Business with a goal of being an art teacher. In addition to excellent academic work with a number of Honors and AP courses he was on the golf team four years, started an LA Skiing & Snowboard Club, and was a member of Alpha Sigma Gamma Fraternity, National Honor Society, Medic Club, Tech Team and Outing Club. He has been honored at the Blaine House for excellence in Art and has demonstrated outstanding community service, volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters for three years and at Weymouth House after-school program two days a week for two years.

Tara E. Gauntt of New Harbor was awarded the Pat Harrison Scholarship. She will attend Maine Maritime Academy to learn marine transportation operations with a goal of a career on the water, hoping to work her way up to captain. Tara challenged herself with honors and AP classes, earning excellent grades. Her athletics included softball (captain 2 years), Southern Maine Fusion softball, indoor track, field hockey and golf. She was voted as most athletic senior female. Her other interests included Tech Team, National Honor Society and Interact club. She has served as a volunteer at Lincoln County Animal Shelter and at Bonita’s Daycare.

Karie Carrothers of Walpole received the Ralph and Peggy Hunt Scholarship. She will attend the University of Maine at Farmington with a goal of becoming a teacher of special education. She has an inspiring story of overcoming an early learning disability and her desire to help others. She has been a Girl Scouts of America ambassador, an International Club member, a volunteer fire fighter for South Bristol Fire Department and a volunteer camp counselor for Main Idea.

The Lions Vocational Scholarship was awarded to Joshua F. Bennett of Walpole who will attend Southern Maine Community College. Joshua will study computer technology in a two year program and has long term interest in film making. He received Lincoln Academy’s Directors Choice Award for hard work and dedication to performing arts. He was a jazz band member and helped others as a Tech Team member. Helping others was also evident in his community service work at the Bristol Library and the after-school program at Weymouth House.

For more information on the Bristol Area Lions Foundation contact Michael Hope, Scholarship Chairman, 677-2193.

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