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Verona Lions Club Seeks New Members


VERONA, NJ - The Verona Lions Club is seeking civic-minded individuals to join the orgnaization and make a difference.

The club is a service organization dedicated to the health and well-being of Verona residents.  Members get an opportunity to advance worthy causes, become leaders in the community and work side-by-side with old and new friends for the betterment of Verona and its residents.  The Lions motto is "We Serve" and the club has lived up to that since 1951 by providing services such as hearing and sight testing.  They have donated a car to the Township of Verona, which is used to transport the sick and elderly to doctor's appointments.  

The organization raises money thorugh various events and activities such as the annual "Super 50/50 Raffle" and the "White Cae Program." 

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All money raised is redistributed to various charities, organizations and individuals in Verona.

Verona High School seniors receive scholarships from the club every year and holiday fruit baskets and gift cards are provided to several needy Verona families. 

For more information, contact Membership Chairman Fran Ricciardi at 973-267-0587, President Steve Janett at or First Vice President Myron Spektor at

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Upcoming Events


Mon, July 23, 9:00 AM

Sellitto Field, Verona

Verona Football 2018 Summer Camp


Mon, July 23, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

Tour of the Birthing Center

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Tue, July 24, 9:00 AM

Sellitto Field, Verona

Verona Football 2018 Summer Camp


Calling Local Artists!

July 17, 2018

The Township of Verona is looking to run some new events around town focused on the arts and would like to hear from all the amazing local talent we have here in Verona and the surrounding towns. Please send an email to if you would like to hear more and get involved.

LOCAL BUSINESSES: Please contact if interested in hosting an exhibit at your location.