The Chester Lioness Club meets for dinner monthly from September through June on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM in the Lamplighter Restaurant, 190 West Main Street, Chester, NJ 07930. The Club is a non-profit service organization serving Chester, NJ and the surrounding communities since October 11th 1985. In the true spirit of fellowship the Chester Lioness Club strives to enrich the community through service and donations.
The Club recently supported Camp Marcella for the Blind, Chester Area Senior Housing, The Chester Food Pantry, Chester Lions Club Octoberfest, Chester Theater Group, Community Hope, Creative Heartworks, Inc., Donations for “We Care” packages for Armed Forces, Homeless Solutions, Jersey Battered Women’s Service, Lions Charitable Foundation, Matheney Medical and Educational Center, Operation Chill Out, Relay for Life – American Cancer Society, Scholarships for local high school graduates, Senior Resource Center – Festival of Trees, The Market Street Mission, and The NJ Foundation for the Blind . Fundraising Activities to support the Club’s charitable activities include the bi-annual Culinary Adventures restaurant raffle to be held this year on Dec.4th 2014 and Theater Parties in co-operation with the Black River Playhouse.
The club is actively seeking new members who are service minded. Community members interested in attending a meeting or learning more about The Chester Lioness Club may call Holly Simmenroth at 908-879-5932.