Wares Grove gazebo is Chesterfield Lions' legacy
The project is the culmination of three year's work to commemorate the centennial of Lions International.
Chesterfield Lions have been supporting their community for the past 38 years. This gazebo will be a visible and lasting Lions legacy. A few of the annual donations the Lions make include: awarding three $2,000 scholarships to qualified and deserving Chesterfield students graduating from Keene High School; and the donation of $1,500 to the Chesterfield Public School Foundation.
These and many other projects are consistent with the club's mission associated with sight and hearing. To date these combined donations have exceeded $110,000.
The Lions are grateful to fellow Lion and current Selectman Norm VanCor who suggested the Gazebo be located at Wares Grove Beach. Director Dick Gatley and Bill Lauterbach took the ball and ran with it, negotiating the construction of the gazebo and then overseeing the installation. They even built the ramp to allow access for all. The Lions are extremely excited and pleased to donate the gazebo to the town and the Parks and Recreation department and anticipate many opportunities for townspeople to enjoy
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