2020 Independence Day Parade is 
Postponed until 
Saturday, November 7th, 9AM

To see the 2019 parade again click here:https://youtu.be/4oEA9cnxqpo


June 30, 2020
Burleson Lions Club Independence Day Parade 2020 Announcement of Postponement

The Burleson Lions Club would like to announce the POSTPONEMENT of our traditional 16th Annual Independence Day Parade scheduled for this Saturday, July 4th . This was a very difficult decision, However, in light of the current Covid 19 situation, The Lions Club has elected to postpone the parade in order to protect the health & safety of our participants, partners, first responders, Lions, volunteers and the citizens that have supported the Lions Club and this parade for the past 15 years. Last Friday, Governor Abbott released new guidelines and orders with regard to large gatherings as a result to the significant uptick in Covid 19 cases. This Monday, City Leadership approached the Lions about safety measures and consideration to postpone the parade to a later date. Lions Leadership was amenable to the idea of postponing and the suggestion of combining the Independence Day Parade with the Veterans Day celebration already scheduled for November 7 th, But, ONLY IF the same recommendation applied for the CITY FIRE WORKS display. Today, Burleson Mayor Ken Shetter recommended and agreed to postpone the fireworks and combine the celebrations into a joint partnership event on Veterans Day. Given the current situation with Covid 19, we feel this is the best decision for all concerned. We are pleased to honor our Veterans on November 7th and hope that all our past supporters and participants will join us. We would like to thank all those Patriots, Citizens, Sponsors & Participants that have stood by our side during these uncertain times and look forward to your continued support as we plan for the future. The Lions Club also looks forward to building a better working partnership with City Leadership in the future. Happy Independence Day and let’s start preparing for a really big celebration on November 7th!
On Behalf of The Burleson Lions Club, 
Kim Malone – Parade Chairman & 20-21 Club President
Email: kimmalone1124@yahoo.com
Cell Phone: 817-718-6343

Note to Burleson Lions Club members and guests: Beginning, Wednesday, July 8th, at 11:45am the Burleson Lions Club will meet in person at Rudy's Bar-B-Q, 12369 South Fwy, Burleson, TX. It will be in the private dining room. You can park in back and come directly into this room. Please follow the current safety guidelines for indoor dining and wear a mask coming in and going out. Space is limited so register in advance: Events The program will be presented by Bud Kennedy, Columnist for The Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Scholarships Awarded
by Burleson Lions Club

 Four $500 scholarships were awarded this year to Seniors who applied for the annual Burleson Lions Club scholarship. Those receiving scholarships this year are:
Katherine McGee - Centennial High School
Ashley Campbell - Centennial High School
Hayley Vasquez - Burleson High School
Kaylee Wilkins - Burleson Collegiate High School
Congratulations to each of these High School Seniors.

Texas Lions Camp - Summer 2020

Unfortunately due to the current situation the Texas Lions Camp will not have in person camp this summer. They are planning some online activities. The Online Camp goes live on July 5th for those young people registered for summer camp. For more details look at the Texas Lions Camp website: www.lionscamp.com

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Lions International Float
2020 Rose Bowl Parade

lions club 2020 float.movie.mp4

   The Lions Club float in the annual New Year's Day parade in Pasadena, California highlighted the vision screening of young people by the Lions Club.

   During 2019 the Burleson Lions Club screened the vision and hearing of young people in the Burleson area. More than 4,000 were screened in 10 elementary schools, private schools, a Day Care, a Middle School, and new students to the district in one High School. Several of our members are state certified to do this in both the public schools and in private schools. Some students were referred for follow up to receive glasses or for further hearing testing. These referrals were offered at no cost to the the students or their families.We also sponsor young people to attend the Texas Lions Camp each summer at no cost to the families. See details at www.lionscamp.com

   The Burleson Lions Club is always looking for service minded people to join us to serve our community and the world.  Look at Member Application for details on joining the Burleson Lions Club. Look at www.lionsclubs.org for information about Lions Club International.

2020 Parade Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:

  

Gold Sponsors:


Andre Le O.D


Silver Sponsors:

Rendon Road Animal Clinic

Checkered Flag Auto

Bronze Sponsors: 

Burleson Outdoor Power Equipment

West Best Value Pharmacy

Oak Grove Baptist Church Youth

First Baptist Burleson

The National Bank of Texas

Ol' South Pancake House

Pence and Panache Bridal & Tuxedo

NW Texan Star Homes

Cole's Portable Sanitation 

Bill & Patricia Taylor


Patriot Sponsors:

Top Producers Real EstateDorcas Willis 

Hoaldridge Grace Place Ministries

In Loving Memory of PDG Ted Whitley

Lucas & Blessing Funeral Home

United Cooperative Servicesion

McClendon Construction Company

Faith to Faith Ministries

Art Brucks State Farm Agency

City Market

Quick Roofing

Hayes & Stoltz 

Jerri McNair

Alsbury Animal Hospital

Top Producers Real Estate-Jay McGuire

Cleburne Ford

Tye Cemetery Association

Spring Creek Barbeque

ADS Steel Services

Bill & Gloria Ayars

Honeybees Roofing

Capello Salon

Top Producers Real Estate-Neal Jones

The Porch

Top Producers Real Estate-Wayne and Rebecca Fleming

Classic Buick, GMC of Cleburne

Open Door Church

Adam Crawford-Constable Pct. 2

Arrowhead Chapter of MVPA

In Loving Memory of Les Todd

PDG Rick Carlson

Philo & Diana Waters

Kathy Buys Houses

Top Producers Real Estate-Howard Wright

Independent Bank

Stellar Rentals Texas

Marzie Bartee

EECU

Citizens National Bank of Texas

Vera Calvin


Upcoming events

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Review of the 2019 4th of July Parade

15th Year It Was Hosted by the Burleson Lions Club

Theme: Stars & Stripes Forever 

Grand Marshals were: Local Texas Lions Camp Campers and their families

Click Here for Texas Lions Camp Information

The parade was Thursday, July 4th, 2019    

Thanks to all who were in the parade or watched the parade! Special thanks to the sponsors! Click on this link to see the parade video by Burleson Handyman Mike Culpepper: Parade Video


Pictures by  Angie Catron Photography and The Burleson Star Newspaper


Contact us:

Burleson Lions Charitable Programs, Inc dba Burleson Lions Club

Mail Address: PO Box 322, Burleson, TX 76097-0322

General Inquiries: email@burlesonlions.org
Parade Inquiries: sponsorship@burlesonlions.org

Burleson Lions Club is a member club of Lions Clubs International www.lionsclubs.org

and Texas District 2-E-2 www.lions2e2.org


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