Fundraising Activities

  • Vision Run- 5k and 10k races
  • Auctions
  • Easter Lilies Sales 
  • Spaghetti Dinners
  • Paperdrives
  • Candy Day Sales
  • Antique Doll & Toy Show
  • Comedy and Hypnosis Shows
  • Chili Fest
  • Christmas in The Village
  • Paper Shredding
    • Dance Recital Food Concessions
    • Christmas Wreath Sales
    • Hebron Fair Parking & Sales
    • Roast Beef Dinners  
    • Mardigras Dances
    • 20+ Golf Tournaments
    • Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast
    • Murder Mystery Dinners
    • Mother's Day Rose Sales 
    • Pumpkin and Christmas Tree Sales

    Community Service

    • Erect and maintain the band shell at the Patriot's Park
    • Provided benches for Senior Living Center, town beaches, and Garden Club
    • Purchased and erected two flag poles in front of the Town Hall
    • Helped landscape and painted the trim on the Town Hall building
    • Participated with a float in the Memorial Day Parade
    • Helped landscape the grounds at Laidlaw Park
    • Repaired bridges on the nature trail behind Coventry Grammar School
    • Made major repairs to the Patriot's Park Community Center
    • Provided eye exams and glasses for the needy town residents
    • Provided hundreds of free vision screenings each year to kids
    • Purchased dog food for a town resident who trained guide dogs
    • Sponsored a Coventry teen for participation in youth exchange
    • Assisted Willimantic Lions with Special Olympics
    • Helped needy town families participate in Weatherization Program
    • Cleared brush and helped construct the Camp Creaser Pavillion
    • Provided funds to help sponsor summer concerts
    • Countless hours ringing the Salvation Army bell
    • Identified visually impaired persons who benefited from CRIS (CT Radio Information
           Systems) Programs
    • Represented a Spinoza Bear to a terminally ill Coventry resident
    • Purchased bike racks for all Coventry parks
    • Purchased picnic tables for Patriots Park
    • Provided umbrellas for the Senior Center deck
    • Moved every book from the library during its renovation
    • Ran Fishing Derby For Kids

    Local Monetary Donations

  • Coventry Scholarship Foundation Trust
  • Coventry Clergy Fuel Bank
  • Human Services Holiday Committee
         Donations
  • Sports groups: Football, Soccer, Softball,
         Rowing
  • Patriots Park camperships
  • Booth and Dimock Library- Focus on
         children's Lion's Den
  • Coventry High School Band Exchange Booster
         Club
    • Contributed to the building of the CGS
           Pavillion
    • Supported the building of the first soccer
           fields at Laidlaw Park 
    • Provided funds for warm-up suits for
           student athletes at CHS Boy Scouts and
           Girl Scouts
    • Helped various school groups with travel
           to competitions
    • Coventry Fest
    • Farmers' Market
    • Coventry Arts Guild
    • Daffodils Project

    Non-Coventry Monetary Donations

  • Lion's Club International Foundation
  • CT. Lions Eye Research Foundation
  • Mansfield Training School 
  • Windham Tolland 4-H Camp Fund
  • Camp Rising Sun
  • C.A.R.E. Fresh Air Fund
  • CT. Society To Prevent Blindness
  • Sight First
  • American Diabetes Foundation
  • FIDELCO Guide Dog Foundation
  • Freedom Guide Dogs
  • Low Vision Center of Eastern CT
  • CT Radio Information Systems (CRIS)
  • KIDSIGHT USA- Child Eye Screening
  • Childhood Cancer Research
  • Friends of Ecole Agape Girls School in Haiti