Several months ago Girl Scout Leader Mindy Augare proposed a plan to partner with the New England Lions Club to replace the playground equipment at the New England Lions Park. Several options have been considered, all of them quite costly.
Wounded veteran finally pain free: Hurt in Vietnam, amputation stops pain for Schiwal, Lions Club plan benefit
In November 1972 Howard Schiwal was a Marine Sergeant on temporary duty from Japan in Vietnam. While sleeping in the barracks, a grenade exploded. Howard and two others were hurt.
This past Sunday night New England went back in time to the 1950s as Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church hosted a Fabulous 50’s Drive-In and Car Show at the Lions Park.
A Lions Club Christmas tradition started in the 60’s is still alive and well today.
Sponsored by the New England Commercial Club and the New England Lions, the annual event has become a chance for New England to jump start spring-cleaning and to prepare the park for summer events.