LEO celebrates 60 years!
LEO Club is the youth division of Lions Club International. The first LEO Club was started in Pennsylvania in 1957. Today there are over 6,500 LEO Clubs in over 140 countries. LEOS are committed to serving others and working to make the world a better place.Sponsor: Leesburg Lions ClubMeetings: Attendance is mandatory. All members meet the 1st Thursday of each month in the library. In addition, the Executive Board meets 2nd Thursdays in room C1. Committees will meet on the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th Thursdays in C1 as needed. Meeting reminders will be sent via Remind 101, Google Classroom, and email.
"To provide the youth of the world with an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national, and international community."
The Leo Club Motto is:
Leadership - Leos develop skills as organizers, time managers, and motivators of their peers.
Experience - Leos learn the importance of cooperation and, leadership skills through the performance of community service.Opportunity - Membership in a Leo club provides young people with a chance to excel, to develop character traits, and to receive recognition for their contributions to the community.2017-18 Activitites to be determined once clubs start meeting in October2016-2017 Activities
Sold sell concessions at the SHMS fine arts night, Thursday, June 1st: Members sold concessions at the fine arts night and applauded their classmates artwork. All proceeds will go to Mobile Hope.Leo Club End of Year Party Thursday May 18th: Members will be able to celebrate their accomplishments through out the year of volunteering, by getting to spend time with Team Captains, advisors and other memebers.Personal Hygiene Drive Loudoun Free Care Clinic May 8th - May 31st: Stone Hill Middle Schools students, and staff donated skin care products, hair care products, and dental products.March of Dimes Walk Sunday May 7th: Members and, advisors walked 3 miles at the Reston Town Center, to help premature babies!We sold concessions at the SHMS talent show, Friday, April 21st: Members sold snacks, water, candy, at the Stone Hill Talent Show. Members were also be able to cheer on the students performing. We raised over $300 from the event for March of Dimes.Dime Wars, April 17th - 21st: The Leo Club will sponsor a school wide competition, The Dime Wars! Grade levels will compete for more points in the power ten challenge. The 7th Grade won, and we raised $837 from staff and students.Tour the Eyeglass Recycling Center, Saturday, April 1st: Members and advisers toured the Lions Club Eyeglass facility and had an amazing opportunity of helping the staff and volunteers while identifying the prescription of the eyeglass lenses that were donated. We collected 340 glasses within Stone Hill Middle School, from students, and staff.Help out at Mobile Hope, Saturday, March 25th: Members will go to the Mobile Hope Center and help the staff organize their inventory and will able to tour their iconic bus.Sold Concessions at Stone Hill Bookfest, Friday, March 3rd: Stone Hill Leo members sold Pizza, candy, water, and other snacks at the Bookfest. They were also able to participate in all the fun and exciting activities featured.Heritage Hall- Thursday, February 16: Members went to Heritage Hall Nursing Home and sang classic love songs to the residents and handed out hand made Valentines, to residents and staff, that the members made.Sell Concessions at Sixth Grade band Concert- Tuesday, January 31st: Members sold concessions at Rock Ridge High School and raised over 200 dollars.Mobile Hope Holiday Party - December 17th : Members wrapped over a hundred gifts for Mobile Hope holiday party. Unfortunately due to the closing of Loudoun County Public Schools; we were unable to attend.Toys for Joy - Members donated toys for needy families, during the holidays, that weren't able to buy toys for their children in our school cluster.Pet Pantry - LEOs collected pet food to donate to the Loudoun Pet Pantry. Loudoun Pet Pantry is a partnership between The Humane Society of Loudoun County, Loudoun Hunger Relief, and Loudoun County Animal Services. Its mission is to help keep pets in loving homes by providing pet food supplies for families in need.Induction Ceremony - Thursday, December 8, seventy-three members were inducted into the Stone Hill Middle School LEO Club.Leesburg Halloween Parade - Mon, Oct 31: LEOs marched with Leesburg Lions Club in the Leesburg Halloween Parade.Neighborhood Food Drive - In October, LEOs collected over 2000 pounds of food from their neighbors to help fill the pantry shelves of Loudoun Hunger Relief (formerly Loudoun Interfaith) for families in need.