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Lions Story of the Week: Janesville Noon Lions Club Cleans Up for Earth Day

April 30, 2010

Last week marked the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. We went out to Janesville, Wisconsin, to join Lions there as they cleaned up a local park.

Watch Lions and Leos clean up on Earth Day.

janesville earth day

We watched Lions, Leos and their families join together to spread mulch, plant new shrubs, weed garden beds, fertilize plants and trim trees.  This was part of a two-phase spring cleaning of the park, which left it ready for visitors throughout the season.

Wisconsin was the birth place of Earth Day. Members of the Janesville Noon Lions Club said that environmental projects are an important community service that brings Lions and their neighbors together for a common cause.

What is your club doing to help the environment?  Let us know in the comment section.

  1. Dr.Gul Zamir Shah permalink
    September 3, 2010 8:53 am

    Good services. God bless you.

  2. July 11, 2010 2:59 am

    You have a great community EarthDay gardening example in Janesville Lions. Do you have photos of the EarthDay project over the years? If so, please consider putting it together as a story on It will be visible to a new audience, I think, and we are looking for gardening projects in Wisconsin to take to the media; although I am sure you have had a good share of publicity, there is never too much of it for a good project!

    The website is easy and free to use, and was featured on CBS evening news in Milwaukee as well as some other cities:

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    New High-Tech Tool Helping Gardeners

    Boston, Massachusetts
    Website Helps Do-It-Yourself Gardeners
    WBZ-TV Boston:

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    3 On Your Side: Online Gardening

    San Francisco, California
    Website Helps gardeners Earn Their Green Thumbs
    Our video on CBS 5 / KPIX TV:

    If I can help in any way, please contact me. Thanks and best regards.

  3. May 2, 2010 1:46 am

    Janesville Lions clubs deserve praise for the splendid work done on the occasion of world earth day.Awareness about Environment is really need of the hour to protect our planet earth from global warming.Read my Blog on Lionism & latest post on GLOBAL WARMING.Also Visit my club website

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