State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.
I am very pleased legislation I authored to create special license plates supporting Lions Clubs of Wisconsin was signed into law Wednesday by the Governor. Senate Bill 307 (SB 307) allows special plates to be designed featuring a logo or image of the Lion associated with Lions Clubs International. A $15 fee for issuance or reissuance of the special plates will be charged along with a $25 annual fee that provides funds to the Wisconsin Lions Foundation, Inc.
The Wisconsin Lions Foundation, located at Rosholt Wisconsin on Wisconsin Lions Camp property, is operated by Lions Clubs. The Foundation runs statewide projects, including a camp for blind, deaf, cognitively disabled and diabetic children.
There are 559 individual Lions Clubs in
The New Berlin Lions Club web site reports, “In 1957, the club began plans to establish the first park in the community. The club purchased 7.1 acres of land just west of Brookland at VFW Post 5716 Road between Cleveland and Lincoln Avenues. The club built shelters, tennis courts and finally a library was built on this land which was donated to the City of
Imagine the labors of only one Lions Club, the New Berlin Club, multiplied by the other 558 Lions Clubs in
I sincerely thank the many Lions that worked to get the legislation approved, and I thank my diligent staff for their efforts. I am honored to have been able to shepherd the bill through the Wisconsin State Legislature. As any Lion will tell you, it is all about the motto, "We Serve".
The new law means
Senator Lazich and members of the Lions Club watch as Governor Doyle signs Lions Clubs Licenses Plates legislation into law May 5, 2010.
Governor Doyle congratulates Senator Lazich.