Community Projects

Lions Verne and Jon add black cherry granite to the plantings at Lions Beach in May 2016.

Lions Verne and Jon add black cherry granite to the plantings at Lions Beach in May 2016.

The Janesville Noon Lions Club uses its annual Rose Sale fundraiser to generate project funds to support community projects, including:

Hedberg Public Library

  • Donated funds toward the library’s building expansion and services for people with vision impairments.

Lions Beach

  • Donated this facility to the City of Janesville and we continue to fund improvements.

Monterey Stadium

  • Contributed money to the renovation.

Traxler Park

  • Converted Goose Island to a beautiful park on the Rock River.
  • Constructed the pavilion.

Janesville Youth Sports Complex

  • Donated funds to “adopt” a field.

Walt Lindemann Sportsman’s Park

  • Constructed a shelter in the park.

Janesville Schools’ Outdoor Lab

  • Built the lodge that serves every student in Janesville.

Veteran’s War Memorial

  • Built the Doughboy statue.

Additional Projects

In addition to these landmarks, the Janesville Noon Lions Club contributed time and funds to:

  • Transport eye tissue to and from Lions Eye Bank.
  • Eyeglass replacement grants.
  • Eyeglasses collection.
  • Salvation Army programs.
  • Coordinated welcome signs for the City of Janesville.
  • Children’s vision-screening program.
  • Downtown Janesville Riverfront project.
  • Sponsor for the Walk To Defeat ALS.
  • Leo Club – Youth organization at Craig High School.