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Charter Celebrations
Lions Clubs Charter Night Celebrations/Formation Articles from OH1 in local newspapers. 
Article headers or body highlighted in yellow for quick reference.

Club Newspaper Year Published Notes
Ada Lima News September 22,1954  
Alger Lima News February 22,1950 Defunct:1964
Arcadia Findlay Republic-Courier February 22,1948  
Arlington Findlay Republic-Courier July 24 & 30,1942  
Beaverdam Lima News September 13,1945 Defunct:1970
Bellefontaine Lima News July 10,1947  
Bloomdale Findlay Republic-Courier January 18 & March 18, 1949 Defunct:1960
Bluffton Findlay Republic-Courier January 18,1934  
Bradner #1 Lima News April 13,1950 Defunct:1963
Cairo Findlay Republic-Courier May 15,1947 Defunct:1983
Celina Lima News May 2,1929  
Columbus Grove Lima News August 19,1945  
Cygnet Findlay Republic-Courier February 27,1952 Defunct:1972
Defiance #1 Lima News April 13,1930 Defunct:1935
Defiance #2 Defiance Crescent News January 14,1941  
Delphos Delphos Courant November 30,1956 Defunct:2010
Deshler Findlay Republic-Courier February 4,1957  
Dixon Lima News December 13,1957 Defunct:1963
Dunkirk Lima News September 17,1947 Defunct:1979
Dupont Defiance Crescent News November 12,1957 Defunct:1959
Edgerton #1 Defiance Crescent News December 7,1957 Defunct:1973
Elida Delphos Courant June 19,1957  
Findlay Findlay Republic-Courier August 1,1940  
Forest Findlay Republic-Courier October 29,1945 NC:2010
Fort Shawnee Lima News January 25,1959 Defunct:2012
Glandorf Defiance Crescent News November 24,1979  
Grover Hill Findlay Republic-Courier July 15,1948  
Hicksville #1 Lima News April 13,1930 Defunct:1939
Holgate Findlay Republic-Courier August 31,1942  
Huntsville-Indian Lake Lima News April 23,1970  
Kalida Lima News June 21,1957  
Kenton  Marion Star & Findlay Republic-Courier February 19 & 27,1947  
Lakeview Lima News April 13,1950 Defunct:1951
Lima Eastside Lima News June 19,1967 Defunct:1995
Lima Host Lima News November 20,1920  
Lima Northside Lima News June 28,1972 Defunct:1996
Lima Westside  Lima News May 8 & 22,1962  Defunct:2017
Lyons #1 Defiance Crescent News July 13,1945 Defunct:1946
McComb Findlay Republic-Courier July 8,1949  
Mendon Lima News June 16,1957  
Middle Point Delphos Courant December 12,1956  
Mt. Cory Findlay Republic-Courier May 13,1952 Defunct:1958
Mt. Victory Lima News October 7,1945 Defunct:1999
Napoleon Defiance Crescent News September 19,1964  
New Hampshire Lima News December 10,1950 Defunct:1987
North Baltimore Findlay Republic-Courier May 17,1949  
Oakwood #1 Findlay Republic-Courier June 4,1948 Defunct:1950
Ohio City #2 Van Wert Times February 27,1973 Defunct:1988
Ottawa #1 Lima News February 12,1956 Defunct:1958
Ottoville Lima News July 20,1957  
Paulding #1 Lima News December 13,1933 Defunct:1942
Rawson Findlay Republic-Courier January 14,1957 Defunct:1972
Ridgeville Corners Defiance Crescent News March 28,1957 Defunct:1957
Ridgeway Lima News October 19,1945 Defunct:1947
Spencerville Delphos Daily Herald November 27,1941  
St. Marys #1 Lima News November 12,1941 Defunct:1942
Van Buren Findlay Republic-Courier October 25,1971  
Van Wert Lima News October 28,1941  
Vanlue #1 Findlay Republic-Courier May 12, 1947 Defunct:1955
Vanlue #2 Findlay Republic-Courier March 29,1957 Defunct:1971
Venedocia Lima News June 4,1961  
Wapakoneta #1 Lima News November 25,1941 Defunct:1946
Wapakoneta #2 Lima News September 22,1951  
Wayne Findlay Republic-Courier October 3,1947  
Waynesfield Lima News August 17, 1948  
West Liberty #1 Piqua Daily Call October 24,1933 Defunct:1941
West Mansfield Findlay Republic-Courier March 20,1947  
Weston #1 Findlay Republic-Courier March 30,1956 Defunct:1958
Wren Lima News January 15,1957 Defunct:1974


Key to abbreviations:
#1= first club charterd.
#2= second club charterd.
NC= Forest Lions became Riverdale Community Lion Club in 2010
Articles taken from Newspaper Archive.com they have copyrights of their own.