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THANKS FOR A GREAT 2018 GOLF OUTING

 

The Florence Lions wish to thanks all of the participants, sponsors and club workers who helped

make this year's Golf Outing a great success! The weather held out for a super day with 72 golfers at the Kenton County Golf Course, followed as usual with a delicious dinner at the Lions Clubhouse.

Thanks to event Chairmen Lion Craig Wintermann, Lion Tony Colley and Lion Pete Toerner who did a great job and also to Lions Eddie Walter and Phyllis Carlson for providing the prime rib dinner!!

 

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Note: a printable application form for eyesight assistance can be found on our Contact page.

 

 

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NEW OFFICERS INSTALLED

 

On June 27th 1the new club officers were installed at the Lions Clubhouse together with an award ceremony for outstanding member participation throughout the past fiscal year.

The awards were presented by outgoing president Lion Paul Robinson. Officers for the 2018-2019 fiscal year were presented and sworn in by Vice District Governor Lion Jeff Lorenzen.

 

   
 

District Governor Lion Jeff Lorenzen

 

Incoming Florence Lions President Tony Colley

 

A listing of the new 2018-2019 Officers and Directors can be seen here.

 

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Thanks to the community and Lions members for another memorable FLORENCE LIONS ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Sunday, May 20th,

The Florence Lions Club would like to thank everyone who attended or worked at the Pancake Breakfast!

Special acknowledgement goes to Lion Phyliss Carlson who once again organized the event for the benefit of the Florence Lions.

 

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Florence & Erlanger Lions Send in 6,200 Pairs of Donated Glasses

 

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On September 21st, Florence Lion Ed Walter drove nearly three hours to the International Eyeglass Recycling Center in Upland, Indiana to deliver 6,200 pairs of donated glasses collected by the Florence and Erlanger Lions Clubs. The delivery also contained 300 pairs of sunglasses and seven boxes of hinged eyeglass cases. This was all made possible by the caring donations of used eyewear by Northern Kentucky community members.
The photo shows John Chester, of the Upland, Indiana Lions (left) and two other Upland Lions who received the delivery for future routing to specific areas of need where they will be freely provided to adults and children by Lions International.

 

 

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Lion Paul Robinson - New Florence Lions President

 

Paul Robinson

 

Lion Paul Robinson (left) is shown above after being sworn into office of Club President by Immediate Past District Governor Lion Dave "Mac" McClure at the club's July 12th meeting. The Florence club wishes Paul a successful year as President and are looking foward to a great year of community service under his leadership.

 

 

 

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Welcome to the Florence Lions Club

 

 

clubhouseThe Florence Lions Club is dedicated to service and helping those less fortunate in our community. Every year, all year long the Florence Lions Club provides for local eyesight care. This effort involves eye screening at Boone County schools, follow up requests for eye exams and treatment as well as purchasing special equipment to help the visually impaired that have no means for assistance. Every dollar that is donated by individuals and companies in the community are returned to the community through these efforts.

 

If you would like to make a donation or learn more about becoming a member of the Florence Lions Club, please contact Lion Mark Hollowell at (859) 468-9014 or by email at florencekylions@gmail.com.

 

Lions Clubs Worldwide

 

There are more than 1.3 million Lions spanning 200 countries, consisting of men and women, young and old, embracing a single cause. We share a common spirit. Since our beginning in 1917, we have been united in a single cause: Helping those less fortunate.

 

We are tackling tough problems such as blindness and drug abuse as well as spreading diabetes awareness and assisting the deaf, disabled, underprivileged, and the elderly. In fact, whatever the community needs to make life better, we are there to help. Lions assist and serve continually providing aid long after the cameras and media are gone. Annually, Lions provide hundreds of thousands of people in need around the world with eye examinations, eyeglasses, eye surgeries, and visual aids.

 

All of these assistance programs are made possible with volunteer members donating their time and efforts.

 

Florence Lions Club, 29 LaCresta Drive, Florence, Kentucky 41042
General Information - 859-525-2263 / Hall Rental - Chuck Carlson: 513-623-1255 - florencekylions@gmail.com