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Perfect Weather for the

21st Annual Florence Lions Charity Golf Outing!

 

September 8th provided great weather for a great time at the Golf Outing! Over 70 golfers competed for the 1st place trophy at The Willows course. Afterwards, a wonderful prime rib dinner was served at the Florence Lions Clubhouse, co-ordinated by Lion Phyliis Carlson.

The Florence Lions wish to thank co-chairpersons Lions Craig Wintermann, Pete Toerner and Tony Colley for their hard work in organizing the event and to the golfers who participated as well as the wonderful sponsors who, once again, made this successful event a reality.

 

 

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Lion Paul Robinson - New Florence Lions President

 

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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.

 

 

Lion Donna McClure - Florence Lion of the Year

 

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Lion Donna McClure is shown above receiving the Florence Lion of the Year award by Lion President Nick Payne at the June 28th installation of new officers for fiscal year 2017-2018. Lion Donna has served as Eyesight Screening Chairperson, co-ordinating the Lions school eye screening, as well as co-chairing the annual Lions Yard Sale for several years. The entire club memership wishes to congratulate Lion Donna and thank her for her work in serving the Florence community.

 

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2017 FLORENCE LIONS YARD SALE

June 1st June 2ndJune 3rd

 

Thanks to all of you who helped make the 2017 Florence Lions Yard Sale a huge success. Thanks to Lions Donna McClure and Carolyn Oblinger, co-chairpersons for the event, and to the many members of the community who donated items as well as to the hundreds of patrons.

Unsold items were donated to other local charities to help them at their fundraisers.

So...your kindness keeps on working!!!

 

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FLORENCE LIONS PANCAKE BREAKFAST

WAS GREAT SUCCESS AGAIN!

 

The Florence Lions wish to thank participating members, families and the community for another great PANCAKE BREAKFAST on Sunday, April 23rd. It was good to see old and new friends and the meal was

super (as always) thanks to Chairman Lion Phyliss Carlson.

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Lions Clubs International is a worldwide charitible organization made up of community clubs of all-volunteer individuals, like yourself, who donate whatever time they can in an organized effort to help change the lives of people in need both on a local level as well as throughout the world. Our foremost objective is to promote healthy eyesight for fellow community members who cannot financially provide for themselves. Where possible, Lions Clubs also assist with other charities and organizations such as Special Olympics, youth programs and many others. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

 

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THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

 

Although our store-front collecting was greatlly limited this Christmas season during our annual White Cane Drive, the Florence Lions Club would like to thank the many individuals and businesses who came to the rescue with donations to help keep our Eyesight Program viable for 2017. Since its inception, the Florence Lions Club has consistently applied many thousands of hours of work by its all-volunteer membership to utilize the community's financial support to provide vision care means to local citizens who are unable to afford it.

So, thanks to all of you who help fulfill this mission! Read more below about our work !

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The eyesight program includes grade school vision screening by our professionally trained volunteers along with providing funding for professional vision care for children and adults that could not afford it.

Over 3,000 children are screened annually in Boone County schools with about 10-12% found to
need a follow-up professional exam. Historically, about 200 local residents are provided funding for vision care.
Please consider the FLORENCE LIONS CLUB CHARITIES as one of your charity choices this year.
The Florence Lions Club Charities is a 501(C)3 charitable organization and your donation is fully tax deductible.
PLEASE SEND YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO FLORENCE LIONS CLUB CHARITIES,
P.O.BOX 522, FLORENCE, KY 41042.

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO FLORENCE LIONS CLUB CHARITIES.

 

 

 

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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 Kew Taybi at (859) 371-9353 or by email at info@florencelions.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