Look For Lions In Front Of Vons And Super “A” Foods
ON October 11, 2008 9:00AM TO 5:00PM

Fillmore -- October 2nd -- Members of the Fillmore Lions Club will take to the streets of Fillmore on Oct.11th to raise funds as part of the annual White Cane Day. Funds donated by community members will be used to provide assistances to those with little or no resources in our community who are victims of, or are potential victims of blindness and eye defects. During past years, we have made arrangements for many eye examinations and glasses, and have provided for some major eye surgeries at no cost to the patient. We support the Lions Eye Foundation in Santa Monica, California, the Braille Institute, Diabetes Research, S.E.E. (Surgical Eye Expeditions),The City of Hope and The Western Lions Ear Foundation.

According to President Bill Edmonds of Fillmore Lions Club, “Money raised on Oct. 11, 2008 will allow Lions to meet pressing needs in our community including eye exams, new or replacement glasses and contribute to the continuance of vision research. Lions members thank everyone who contributes to this important work. You are truly helping Lions make a difference in our community.”

The Fillmore Lions Club has 37 members and meets on (the first & third Monday of each month at 7:00PM at The Scout House 128 E. Sespe Av. Lions clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs. For more information or to get involved with the Fillmore Lions Club, please contact Membership chairperson Lion Jim Austin 524-2721 or E-Mail jimaaustin@sbcglobal.net

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with nearly 1.35 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.