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Boone Area Lions

Boone Lions are in their 82nd  year of serving the community. Boone Lions provide vision and hearing screenings, support those in need of eye exams and vision correction, and collect and distribute eye glasses and hearing aids for distribution to those in need world wide.  
 
Lions Vision Van 2013The Lions Mobile Vision and Hearing Screening unit was at the Boone Wal-Mart on June 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to provide free vision and hearing screening.  No appoitment was necesary. Over 25 people had sight and hearing checked.
 
The Boone Lions sponsor a local Red Cross Blood Drive, the Cub Scouts, a youth baseball team, and (through financial support of local Boone businesses, raise the American Flag along Boone streets on national holidays. In 2016 Flags will be raised on May 21, May 30, June 14, July 4, September 5, October 10 and Nov. 11.

The Lions meet at Noon the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
at the Sagebrush Steakhouse for lunch, fellowship and a brief business meeting. All 
are welcome to come, be our guest and see what Lions are all about and hopefully join us and become a fellow Lion.

  
In Memoriam: Lion Bob Paige 
June 21,1930 - October 29, 2016 

The Boone Area Lions Club mourns the passing of Bob Paige, one of its long-time members and active supporter and champion of the Boone Area Vision Impaired and Blind. His leadership and participation in transportation and activities for those with vision challenges were a blesing to the Lions and those he served. He will be greatly missed and long remembered.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the High Country Visual Impaired Support Group, 427 Winklers Creek Road, Boone, North Carolina 28607.

Be sure to see details on our Calendar Page for all the upcoming events, lunch meetings and ways to be involved with the Lions Club service to the Vision Impaired and others in our local communities.

Also, please see the page honoring our Boone business supporters.
 
Click here for a new source for health care and vision help at low to no cost: Community Care Clinic - 141 Health Center Drive, Suite B, Boone, NC 28607
 
For information about other Boone Area Health and Support Services Contact the following:
Jennifer Teague, MA
Director, Lois E. Harrill Senior Center
Watauga County Project on Aging
132 Poplar Grove Connector, Suite A
Boone, NC  28607
(office) 828-265-8090
(fax)  828-264-2060
jennifer.teague@watgov.org
 
glasses.com - Interactive online prescription eye glass & frame fitting 

See "Contact Us" page for procedure to request Vision/Hearing Help 

 

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Lions Clubs International was founded by Melvin Jones in Chicago, Illinois in 1917.  At an early international convention, Helen Keller asked the Lions to be her Knights for the Blind, and since that time, the Lions have concentrated their efforts to serve the visually impaired, hearing impaired, young people and others in need. Today there are 45,000 clubs in 205 countries and geographic areas.

 

 

 

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