Palos Park Clubs
Palos Ladies Social Club
The Palos Newcomers Club has changed the club name to the Palos Ladies Social Club. Members meet from September through May on the last Thursday at a local restaurant or country club for lunch and program. They do not meet in November, but in December they usually go to the Drury Lane Theater in Oakbrook on the first Thursday. Other activities are a book club, bridge or canasta group, needlepoint and some bus tours. For information, call Membership Chairman at 708-448-6598.
Palos Lions Club
The Palos Lions Club proudly serve the communities of Palos Heights and Palos Park. The club members share in a core belief that our community is what we make it, because we help where help is needed. The Lions Motto ” We Serve ” is what the Lions of Palos is all about. They continue to serve with this in our hearts as did those who have gone before us.
Palos Park Senior Club
Residents and non-residents over the age of 60 are invited to join the Palos Park Senior Club. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month from Noon - 2 p.m. in the lower level of the Recreation Center. 8901 W 123rd Street, to share information and ideas. Lunch will be served for a small fee meeting. If you would like to join the club or have some suggestions, please call at 708-480-4103. Information on the next meeting is available on the Community Calendar.
Palos Park Woman’s Club
The Palos Park Woman's Club (PPWC) was founded in 1902 and has been a driving force in the many developments in the Village of Palos Park. With a current membership of 82, the club's purpose is to promote cultural, educational, wellness and civic interest as a charitable organization. PPWC is very involved with Village activities and heads up an Annual Blood Drive, offers one scholarship to each of the district's 3-high schools yearly and is philanthropic to the Village's departments and beyond. Our yearly donations are funded by various fundraisers held within the club year. The club meets on the second Thursday of the month, September through April (not in November) at the Palos Park Community Church with an installation Luncheon in May. The meetings begin at 10 a.m. with doors opening at 9:30 a.m. and include a business meeting, speaker/entertainment and a luncheon serviced by committees formed from the club membership. For membership and up-to-date information regarding club activities, visit Palos Park Woman's Club Facebook or view online resource (http//palosparkwc.wordpress.com). Membership Chair, Patricia Bailey, may be contacted at 708/448-8248 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is a partial list of the contributions that PPWC has graciously made to the Village of Palos Park and others. We thank everyone involved (past, present and future) in this wonderful organization for their continued dedication and generosity.
- Working Through Palos Township, provides Easter Baskets for needy children on a yearly basis-currently being assisted by 2-patrons.
- Palos Township Food Pantry contribution.
- Monies designated for Palos Park's Historical Society, Library, Police Cadets' Scholarship Fund, Police, Recreation and Fire Departments.
- Sponsorship of Autumn In The Park Fall Festival.
- Hot Dog Tent at the Autumn In The Park Fall Festival.
- Yearly Purse Auction provides funds for an International Charity (Chairperson's choice).
- Valentines for Vets including cash gifts donated by membership for the benefit of veterans at the Manteno Veteran's Home.
- Pop Can Tops for the Ronald McDonald House in Oak Lawn.
- Area Philantropic Endeavors: The Center Camp Scholarship, South Suburban Crisis Center, School District 118, School District 230, Graduating Class Party Contributions for Andrew, Sandburg and Staff High Schools, McCord Gallery and Cultural Center.
PPWC is exempt under the IRC Section 501C(3) and classified as a public charity and is also Sales Tax Exempt in the State of Illinois.