Padukka Western Lions club is one of the prestigious lions club in the District and our goal is to follow the District governors vision of "Pride In Service" while joining hands with all the fellow lions in serving humanity through friendship.
In our 17 years of history we have archived excellent image among the community and among the other lions through the dedications and sacrifices done by our past leaders and with the entire membership.We hope to continue our service to the community during this year more meaningfully and more efficiently.
I am very happy to say that we have already organise a eye screening program for underprivileged people around us and identify the treatment needs mostly cataract patients and we are expecting to perform cataract surgeries totally free for them with the help of the consultant ophthalmologist and under the care of Lions Eye Hospital staff Rathnapura.
Apart from that several continuous service projects are there to serve pregnant mothers,Disables,Child care and elderly.We have been performing these projects monthly since long time back.
Several oral hygiene awareness program's already been lined up for the uplifment of the oral hygiene among the community and identify the treatment needs.We will do screening program's at the school level and some dental out rached programs as well.
We have already concentrated about the general health of the needy people around us and aiming that we have lined up several medical camps under the supervision of our own lion Consultant Physician Dr H.D Wejesingha.Mostly Diabetic awareness and screening projects will be there.
We always give priority for the environment protection and we have organised several tree planting project with the long term flow up.At the same time environment cleaning projects and projects to educate the general public and government organisations regarding the environment protection and cleanliness been lined up for this year.
Our theme is a "Proud to be a Padukka Lion" because we are maintaining a very high recognition among the community and we will follow our dream further exactly with the encouragement of the International Governors concept and to fulfil our goals under the 306C2 District Governors "Pride In Service" concept.
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