Waconia Lions Club

Just like the softballs that were smacked over the outfield fence at Brook Peterson Park by members of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball team this past weekend, the Waconia Lions Club hit a home run with its Waconia Veterans Appreciation Weekend that was held in Waconia July 12-13. During the weekend, hundreds of community members [...]

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The Waconia Veterans Appreciation Weekend featuring the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team was held in Waconia July 12-13. The Wounded Warriors played three games during the weekend, losing 13-9 to a team of Minnesota celebrities on Friday and splitting two games on Saturday (defeating the Waconia Fire Department 7-6 and losing to Waconia area veterans [...]

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The Waconia High School Conservation Club was pleased to accept a donation of $5,000 from the Waconia Lions Club on Tuesday, March 26. The money will be used to purchase five new canoes for the club to use on its annual trips to the Boundary Waters, and to study water quality on area lakes. “The [...]

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Excitement is building for the Waconia Veterans Weekend, which will be held July 12-14, 2013. The Waconia Lions Club is organizing the effort, which will feature the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, a parade honoring local veterans, a community picnic, and a community dance. As one might imagine, planning is well underway and the Lions [...]

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If you have an adventurous palette, chances are you will be attending the Waconia Lions Club’s 31st annual Wild Game Dinner that will be held at the Lake Waconia Event Center on Saturday, Feb. 2. The doors open at 4 p.m. and attendees can enjoy a variety of hors d’oeuvres until dinner is served at [...]

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Outside of groups such as the American Legion, VFW, and Ladies Auxiliary, few local organizations honor veterans better than the Waconia Lions Club. A couple of years ago, the Lions conducted its World War II initiative, which provided dozens of area veterans with a free trip to Washington D.C. For many participants, the trip became [...]

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