• Registration for the 2014 Lions Lake Minnetonka Crappie Contest is now live
  • Updates to the Home, News, Registration, and Events pages have been made
  • WordPress & plug-ins updated to latest version
  • Removal of numerous unused plug-ins
  • Work continues on replacing the 3rd party photo plug-in with a WordPress native version
  • Everbrite ticketing integration with OL website
  • Further enhancements to the Social Media aspects of the OL website
  • Addition of Facebook account for the Orono Lions – click here to visit!
  • Added ability to automatically publicize posts to multiple social media sites


Additional items added:

  • Social Media sharing
  • Subscriptions
  • “Like” Button
  • Google+ integration
  • Mobile browser optimization
  • Mobile Push notifications
  • Infinite scrolling
  • Images off-loaded to WP content delivery network for faster load times
  • RSS Feeds
  • and lots of other small improvements…

Stay Tuned!


A slew of updates posted to the Orono Lions site today, including:  PHOTOS OF EVENTS!

943 pictures have been loaded to their respective locations under the PHOTOS menu.

Additionally, commenting has been re-enabled!

UPDATE: We know about the speed issues with the website and are in the process of switching to a new hosting company. Updates will continue to be posted to the NEWS section of the website.  Stay Tuned!

27th Annual Snowball Open

The Orono Lions 27th Annual Snowball Open is set for Jan. 25th, 2014 with tee times starting at 10am and finishing at 2pm.

A wonderful evergreen course lined with 18 holes of golf, carved out of the frozen tundra on beautiful Long Lake, next to Nelson Park. Each tee box is manned by local merchants to offer you some extra fun throughout your round of golf.
Orono Lions is asking for $25 donation: day of event and $20.00 with on-line preregistration. All proceeds go to local projects including the RED (read every day) Lions program for 1st graders. This program was started in Orono and has been adopted by clubs worldwide. Complete details and info, pictures and sign up can be found at Walk-ons day of event are welcome!