Lions in the Headlines
Lions Clubs Headlines
Whether a community project or a global effort, Lions are regularly in the news. Read recent examples of media coverage and Lions clubs headlines.
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- Lions District 404A (Nigeria) launches Reading Action Program to revive a culture of reading in Nigeria.
- Millsboro Lions Club (Delaware) uses new screening technology to assist in providing eye exams for local schoolchildren.
- University of Pittsburgh Lions Club (Pennsylvania) celebrates charter and hits the ground running with new service projects.
- The new Hearing Assessment Center opening at Cape Coast School for the Deaf, funded by Cape Coast Lions Club (Ghana) and LCIF.
- Newtown Lions Club (Connecticut) partners with Connecticut Counseling Association to provide services to families and first responders affected by shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
- Sterling Heights Lions Club (Michigan) member sees firsthand how service projects are making an impact in the community.
- Eynon-Archibald Lions Club (Pennsylvania) holds Snowflake Gala to raise money for leader dogs to help sight impaired.
- Rockland, North Westchester and Putnam Lions (New York) organize benefit concert to raise funds for Superstorm Sandy relief and Sandy Hook School tragedy.
- Baxter Lions Club (Minnesota) donates book sets to local elementary school as part of International Reading Action Project.
- The Monett Lions Club (Missouri) donate $1,300 to local elementary school to purchase books for children.
- Grayslake Lions Club (Illinois) teams up with local high school students to deliver holiday food baskets to local residents in need.
- South Philadelphia Lions (Pennsylvania) sponsor 20th annual Christmas luncheon for blind and visually impaired.
- Warner Robins Lions (Georgia) are one step closer to realizing dream of a new park for children with disabilities.
- Corbin Lions Club (Kentucky) sponsors Christmas basket campaign for 64th straight year to help needy families.
- The Sutton (Mass.) Lions Club donated an AED to a school where a student died of cardiac arrest in 2010 while playing basketball.
- District 2-F1 (Texas) partnered with Sears to take 45 deserving boys shopping with a budget of $235 each.
- The Scunthorpe (UK) Lions have raised more than half-a-million pounds for local causes since the group formed in 1963.
- The Benton (Ill.) Lions Club provided a pizza party for classrooms that collected the most eyeglasses.
- More than 1,000 people attended a health camp organized by the Lions Club of Mangalore Midtown (India).
- The Houston County Lions Club provides blue lights for the city to use during November for Diabetes Awareness Month.
- The Palmer Rapids and Area Lions Club donated $1,000 to the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation’s MRI fundraising campaign.
- The Lions Club of Penang Host (Malaysia) hosted a meal for 170 people from eight “charitable homes” in honor of the nine-day Nine Emperor Gods festival or Kew Ong Yah.
- The Chelmsford (UK) Lions Club partnered with other community groups to clean up a river. More than 100 volunteers participated in the litter pick up.
- The Manheim (Penn.) Lions Club is partnering with a car dealership as a fundraiser for its BRAKES (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) program.
- A playhouse built by prisoners of Manawatu Prison in New Zealand was raffled off to raise money for the Rewanui Kindergarten and Feilding Lions Club.
- The Levittown (N.Y.) Lions Club showcased two puppy guide dogs to raise money for America's VetDogs program.
- The Wheat City (Canada) Lions Club partnered with the city to build a multi-use park that includes mountain biking trails, benches, picnic tables and a fenced-in area for small dogs.
- The Kona (Hawaii) Lions Club built five picnic tables and 12 benches for schools and parks in the community.
- The Bridlington (UK) Lions Club donated new specialized toys to a nursery school for children with developmental needs.
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