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Welcome to the Key Peninsula Lions Club Website

General Meeting:
1st & 3rd Wed. 6:00pm, social 6:30pm dinner and 7:00pm guest speaker.
Key Center Fire Station, 8911 KP Highway N, Key Center.

Board Meeting:
4th Wednesday 7:00pm Board Meeting held at Key Center Fire Station, 8911 KP Highway N, Key Center.

Scholarships

As it has done for over 30 years, the Club is continuing to award a high school scholarship each year.


Lions Youth Exchange Program

The club actively supports Youth Exchange, the Lions Home Stay program for youth from other countries and for local youth wishing to travel to other countries.  For information about Lions Youth Exchange Program,  check these web sites http://www.lionsyouthexchange.org/index.htm , https://www.md19lionsyouthexchange.org/  and http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/our-work/youth-programs/youth-camp-and-exchange/index.php  or contact KP Lions YCE Chair PDG George Robison by phone at 253-853-2721 or e-mail georgerobison@centurytel.net . Theclub has donates regularly to the Youth Exchange Foundation to support scholarships for youth travel.

                                                        WHITE CANE DAYS
White Cane Days for 2020 have not been scheduled. The 2019 fund raising drive raised several hundred dollars to help pay for eye exams and glasses. The Club regularly pays for  exams and eyeglasses for students in three Elementary and one Middle Schol on the Key Peninsula.

Speaker Schedule and Events

Social time beings at 6:00pm followed by dinner at 6:30.  The meeting officially begins at 7 with introductions and a guest speaker.  Speakers range from politicians reporting on government activities to business people explaining the complexities of their enterprises or to Lions explaining special projects of the Club or District.  Some speakers tell of interesting events in their own lives.  Every speaker brings an interesting story or challenge that you will find enjoyable or learn from.  

Congratulations to KAREN JORGENSON, "Citizen of the Year 2018/2019"! 

2020 Key Peninsula Citizens of the Year Banquet March 28 at the KP Civic Center

To nominate a Citizen of the Year, email Hal Wolverton, halnmonica@hotmail.com or phone Hugh McMillan at 253-884-3319.

Key Peninsula Parks
On November 17, 2018, the KP Lions publicly unveiled a bronze plaque commemorating dedication of the Key Peninsula Lions Memorial Amphitheater in memory of Lion Rhys Wood. It was placed at what is commonly referred to as the T-Ball Field or the lower field. Club members played a significant roll in development of the field and annually sponsor a T-Ball team.
 
Smoke Alarms
The KP Lions donated smoke and CO detectors to the KP Fire District as part of a program to assure that all homes have protection to provide warnings in case of fire or CO emissions. Alarms are availble through the Fire District office in Key Center.
Camp Leo
Some of our members have toured Camp Leo and as a result will encourage the club to help fund scholarships in the future. Take a look at some You Tube videos for a better understanding of Camp Leo  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idl44Js67LY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idl44Js67LY.
ADOPT A ROAD
Club members regularly cleanup a one mile stretch of Olson Road from Key Center to Vaughn Road.

Lions Eyeglass Recyling Center

Members regularly visit the Center where they perform tasks from sorting, washing and drying glasses to reading prescriptions in preparation for missions to other countries. The Club has decided to set a day regularly to take over the Center for a couple of hours to wash and dry glasses.

Volksmarch

The Club has voted to disband the KP Lions Volkssport Clu and cease the annual Volksmarch, due to declining public participation.

 

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