SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Lions Club of Springfield will hold a wine tasting at Marco Polo Restaurant in Summit, NJ on February 21.  The event will last from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  All net proceeds will be used to support projects of the Springfield Lions Foundation.

Projects are funded by the Lions Club Foundation and include serving the blind, sight preservation projects and hearing related projects.  There are also projects related to supporting those in need in Springfield, scholarships and helping out other charitable endeavors in the community.  All funds given to the Lions Club of Springfield go to the Foundation.  Expenses incurred by the Club are funded through membership dues.

Tickets for the wine tasting are $60.  Participants will be able to taste some of more than 50 wines from around the world.  Wines provided will be from California, Italy, Spain, Israel and Canada.  The wines can be tasted and bought.  The tasting also includes a buffet dinner with both high and cold selections.  Attendance is limited to 140.

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Marco Polo Restaurant is located at 527 Morris Avenue, Summit 07901. 

For more information or to purchase tickets contact:

Lion Wally Peterson



Lion Stan Grossman


The International Lions Club has 46,000 clubs and over 1.4 million members.  That makes it the largest service club organization in the world.  From the website “Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities.  Everywhere we work, we make friends.  With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.”