The Ridgely Lions and Ridgely Elementary School PTA Recognize and Thank Sponsors of the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program.

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

L to R – Front, FUTP60 Advisor Mary Pauley, Kyra Elliott, RES Cafeteria Manager Shawna Gustafson, Aidan Knotts, Austin Kratz, Dallas Helsel, Connor Rholetter, Jack Meyers, Roger Latham, Riley Walstrum, Julia Meyers, Will Davis, Natalie Anderson, Nicholas Rust, Alyssa Jastram, RES Principal Roger Banko, Shelby MacFarland, Ridgely Lions Club Mascot “Rion” the Lion and FUTP60 Advisor Julia Morris. L to R – Back, Ridgely Town Commissioner John Hurley, RES PTA Secretary Jennifer Nesselroad, Lion Dave Davis, RES PTA President Danielle Jacobson, Ridgely Town Commissioner Anthony Casey, Lion Gerry Sutton and Lion Mike Redgraves.



(Ridgely, MD, May 2017) On May 11th at the Ridgely Elementary Family Fun & Fitness Night the Ridgely Lions donated $300 dollars to the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program. The donation was made to the Ridgely Elementary School Parent and Teacher Association (PTA) in c/o of the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program to purchase fruit for the school’s Field Day on May 19th.
“Fuel Up to Play 60” is a program that encourages students to make healthy choices like eating more fruits and vegetables and getting active for at least 60 minutes every day. Through the generous donations from our local community the Lions and the Ridgely Elementary School Parent and Teacher Association (PTA) have been able to provide over 225 boxes of fruit to the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program during the last five years. The Lions and the PTA would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for sponsoring boxes of fruit and vegetables for the 2016-17 school years.
Clayton Farms​​​ ​Lion Dave & Sherrie Davis​

Ron & Peggy Stafford​​​Ruth O’Brien

Gerald Sutton Accounting Service​Hutchison’s Supply & Builders, LLC​

Ridgely Elementary PTA​​ Lion Ed Miller​​​ ​

Stephen & Margie Smith​​ Lion Mike & Mary Redgraves​

Sherry & Wilbur Levengood Town of Ridgely Commissioners

Delmarva Business Network​​Chincoteague Pony Rescue

The Lions, the PTA and our community sponsors will also donate boxes of fruit and vegetables to the Caroline County Department of Recreation & Parks who operates the elementary summer school program known as the Super Summer Day Camps at Greensboro, Denton and Federalsburg Elementary Schools. The 2017 Super Summer Day Camp will run from June 26th – July 27th.
If you’d like to contribute to this program at Ridgely Elementary and at the Super Summer Day Camps through the “Fuel Up to Play 60” fruit and vegetable donation program, then contact Lion Dave Davis at or 443-786-2547 or Lion Ross Harper at or 410-336-1791. For a $30 dollar donation you can improve the lives of students in Caroline County by providing a box of fruit or vegetables to supplement the school and camp breakfast and lunch programs. If you can’t sponsor a whole box at $30 you can sponsor a ½ box at $15 dollars. Every donation is greatly appreciated.
Lions clubs are groups of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs. For more information or to get involved with the Ridgely Lions Club, please contact Lion John Voshell at 410-634-2214 or or go to Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in 210 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to sight preservation and community service throughout the world. . For nearly 100 years, Lions have served their communities with dedication and contributed to the development and well-being of millions of people around the world. To celebrate our 100th anniversary in 2017, Lions are being asked to help reach LCI’s Centennial Service Challenge goal of serving more than 100 million people by June 2018.

When it comes to meeting Challenges, the Lions response is simple:

“WE SERVE”   “Where there’s a NEED, There is a LION”


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