LIONS CLUB OF KATIHAR
Our Brief History :
Lions Club of Katihar was inaugurated on 9th July'1965 & Chartered on 15th August'1965. Club situated in the Katihar District H/Q ( then Purnea District ) in the state of Bihar , INDIA. Lion Ishwar Kant Saran,then Sub-Divisional Officer had Charter President of the club
The club salutes these people & members for their dedication and involvement to the ethics and values as laid down by the Founders of this Lions Movement.
Activities of the club :
Since its inception, Lions Club of Katihar has been rendering notable and value added service to the rural areas as well as to the urban areas of Katihar. Sight first programs, Voluntary blood donation camps, health and education related activities, quest programs, Lions International peace poster contest youth related programs are some of the club's focus of interest.
Apart from these regular activities, the club has also going to constructed LATA WADHWANI LIONS SEWA SADAN on Katihar Purnea Main Road 5 km from township. The focus of this building major fields provide medical infrastructure which will benefit the masses wherever the need may be found.
Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief - to serve their community.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization. We have 1.35 million members in more than 45,000 clubs in more than 206 countries and geographic areas.
Lions have a dynamic history. Founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness, but we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects - including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.
Lions give sight. By conducting vision screenings, equipping hospitals and clinics, distributing medicine and raising awareness of eye disease, Lions work toward their mission of providing vision for all. We have extended our commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts and through our international SightFirst Program, which works to eradicate blindness.
Lions serve youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. Internationally, we offer many programs, including the Peace Poster Contest, Youth Camps and Exchange and Lions Quest
LIONS CLUB OF KATIHAR was sponsored by Lions Club of PURNEA and was chartered on 15/08/1965, with Ln.I.K.Saran as Charter President. The Guiding Lion was Ln Dr. Vivekar of Lions Club of Bangalore . Since then the Club has grown in leaps and bounds. Our club proudly presented District Governor Lion Gauri Shanker Killa.
::LIONS CLUB OF KATIHAR SPONSORES OF FOLLOWING CLUBS::
We have proudly served the local community for over 50+ years!
Our members are very different in many ways, but we share a core belief - our community is what we make it. That's because we help where help is needed. In short, We Serve.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.