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Within the last year our club supported the community:

"Together We Serve"

  • Conducting eye screenings of 614 children & adults at 3 schools and two health fairs
  • Purchased 82 pairs of eyeglasses and 2 hearing aids for people in need
  • Co-sponsored a diabetes class for 18 Payson residents
  • Supplied over fifty suitcases with complete toiletry kits to children within DCS system
  • Provided $2000 in scholarships for higher education
  • Donated $1000 for the training of seeing eye dog (Leaderdog) 
  • Donated $500 to support the Payson warming center
  • Donated dozens of headsets to Payson High School computer lab
  • Sponsored two children at local special needs Camp Tatiyee‚Äč
  • Collected over 3000 pairs of eyeglasses to be recycled for those in need in 3rd world countries

Recorded over 2000 hours in community service and fund-raising events   

  • As sponsors of a one mile section of HWY 260 between Payson and Star Valley we collected over 50 large garbage bags of trash
  • Obtained, and maintain Governor Ducey’s proclamation establishing Payson as the Flag Capital of Arizona. In continued support of this recognition, the Lions operate a Fly the Flag program in which we distribute flags to local businesses and residencies on six major patriotic holidays.
  • Working with the USMC detachment and color guard, we helped promote Payson Flag Day ceremonies with the club in attendance, and a Lions representative speaker who, himself is a USMC veteran. After the flag raising ceremony the Governor's Commendation was read by the town Mayor. A Flag Day ceremony, not previously held in Payson, will now take place every year to celebrate the day and honor our flag, our country, state, county and town
  • Conducted estate sales for eight Payson families whom were vacating the Payson area and required assistance 
  • Provided painting of house numbers on curbs for entire neighborhood of 149 houses. This greatly benefited in aiding all emergency services and others in quickly identifying correct home locations
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