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Cultural Awareness

 

    

  

South Florence High School Foreign Exchange Students from Lebanon and Republic of Georgia made presentation to club about their countries and cultural. 


Lions and Leos, Together In Service

  

 

Lions and Leos from South and West Florence High Schools made Christmas very special for 19 underprivileged and special needs children. Each child had breakfast provided by McDonald’s, a gift from Santa Claus, who arrived on a fire truck and a $100 shopping spree for items of clothing. 


30 Years and Counting

Lion Waylon, left, receives 30 year Membership Chervon from Lion Matt. A great Lion and long may he serve. 


Vision Screening Booth

Lion Deborah shared an idea for vision screenings in high light areas with Lion Waylon. Together they produced portal photo booth, pictured above, which allows for continual screening in areas with bright lighting. 


Recyling for Sight

 

Throughout the year, club members collect used eyeglasses and prepare for deliver regional Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers (LERCs). LERC volunteers clean, sort by prescription strength and package the glasses. Recycled glasses are distributed to people in need in low and middle income communities where they will have the greatest impact. Pictured are Lions Audrey (left) and Deborah (right) preparing for delivery.


International Recognition

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Members presented knapsacks to Lion Deborah Sorenson received 2016-2017 International President's Certificate of Appreciation. The award was for outstanding work as the Eye Vision Screening Chairperson. Lion Deborah is personally responsible for the screening of over 5,000 children and adults.  


Knapsack Project Presentation

 

Members presented knapsacks to The Courtney McGinnis Graham Community Center. The Center is an emergency shelter and provide triage for homeless individuals. Knapsacks are for distribution to a child and are filled with pencils, notebook, crayons, coloring book and stuffed animal. Pictured are Lions Deborah (l) and Audrey (r) with Director, Brock Spivey.


It Is All About Service

  

Members preparing knapsacks for The Courtney McGinnis Graham Community Center. The Center is an emergency shelter and provide triage for homeless individuals. Knapsacks are for distribution to a child and are filled with pencils, notebook, crayons, coloring book and stuffed animal. The club’s effort adds a valuable element as the Center work on individual needs.


On-The-Job Training

Lion Audrey with grandson during fund raising event.   


Lion Deborah Goes International

 

​During vacationing in England, Lion deborah took advantage of an opportunity to visit local Lions club of the City of Newberry.


The BLISS Ball

    

WFHS Leos acted as chaperones for BLISS Ball held at Calvary Baptist Church. The BLISS Ball is a prom type event for children and adults with special needs in the Florence community. It is for people who may not get the opportunity to attend a high school prom because of their disabilities. The theme for this year’s ball was “Under the Sea.” The goal is to make sure that everyone has the chance to experience a worry free ball without any limit to their enjoyment.


Hurricane Matthew Relief

  

  

Club joined forces to feed 1000 children in the aftermath of hurricane. In the end, 10,041 meals and 2000 mixed can goods were passed out.


Providing HOPE

  

Lions Matt, Deborah and Audrey deliver hope to agencies in local community for deserving individuals. Partnering with Lighthouse Ministries and Counseling Center, homeless kits and knapsacks are provided for those in need.


Free Vision Screening for Area Youth

Lions Deborah (l) and Waylon (r) provide free vision screenings for students of Carver Elementary School.  A total of 675 were screened with 85 referrals to see an optometrist or ophthalmologist. The SPOT Camera vision screening device detects nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, whether focal strength is equal in each eye, gaze deviation or "lazy eye," pupil sizes and whether pupils are lined evenly. 


 


 

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