Oct 25 2016

Join Us For A Leader Dog Open House


Join us for a Leader Dog Open House
Presented by Crittenton Hospital
Come celebrate our new Canine Development Center

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016
Time: 12 – 4 p.m.
Where: Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 South Rochester Road., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Parking: In the shopping center lot at the southwest corner of Avon and Rochester Roads. On-campus parking will be restricted to handicapped and clients only.

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Oct 25 2016

We Did It – Together!


Thank you to everyone who made a donation, multi-year pledge or grant to help us reach our $14.5 million goal!

Though fundraising is over, we are still working on the renovation of our kennel into a Canine Development Center that will strengthen the training process of our dogs allowing them to develop the skills and characteristics necessary to handle the responsibility of being a guide dog. After all, our Leader Dogs have the immense responsibility of being the eyes of their human companions.

Oct 17 2016

Some Forum Pics

First Lady Sue with Lion Bobby Wright, 2nd Vice District Governor & Lion Blanche Day, Partner in Service

First Lady Sue with Lion Bobby Wright, 2nd Vice District Governor &
Lion Blanche Day, Partner in Service

Thursday Night Banquet

Thursday Night Banquet

Lions International President Chancellor Bob Corlew

Lions International President Chancellor Bob Corlew



Oct 17 2016

Eye Ball Gala

Eye Ball Gala Logo

Lights, Camera, Action!

Ron Christaldi and the Eye Ball Host Committee invite you to join us for a red carpet affair with all of the glitz and glamour that is reminiscent of the golden age of Tinseltown.

The 10th annual Eye Ball Gala-Vintage Hollywood is to be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the The Westly Event Center, formerly known as Mainsail Event & Conference Center, in Tampa at 6:00 PM.

Click here to visit the Lions Eye Institute website for more information or click the image below to view the flier fullscreen…

Eye Ball Flyer

Oct 13 2016

Register for the 2017 Centennial Convention in Chicago


Be part of history and register today for the 100th LCICon in Chicago, June 30-July 4, 2017. Celebrate your pride in being a Lion with thousands of members from around the globe for fun, fellowship and more!

January 13 is the deadline to lock-in the best 5-day centennial registration fee of US$130.00 and to guarantee your hotel reservation at our specially discounted Lions rates. These hotel rates are available only to Lions convention attendees and are sure to sell out quickly.

McCormick Place Convention Center will be the hub of activity where the plenary sessions, International Show, Lions exhibit hall, voting, seminars and more will take place – all within one convenient venue. March down Chicago’s famous State Street in the Lions International Parade of Nations. Make plans to tour the International Headquarters Office, visit Melvin Jones’ gravesite and see Chicago’s architectural gems on one of our special Lions convention tours.

Some special surprises are in store too – keep up-to-date on the LCICon website and Facebook page!

Oct 12 2016

Cedar Key’s 47th Annual Seafood Festival


For Immediate Release – Cedar Key, Florida

On behalf of our entire community, the Cedar Key Lions Club welcomes visitors to the 47th Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival. Pardon our dust, our tarps, our smudges and our missing pieces. The past few weeks have been a challenge. Hurricane Hermine dealt our island a vicious blow. Despite the hardship, citizens and volunteers alike have adopted the Lions motto “We Serve”. Working together, we’ve transformed Cedar Key into a vibrant festival venue.

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Oct 12 2016

Lions Clubs International Foundation


Grant Application Deadlines are Approaching
LCIF provides grant funding to assist Lions districts in developing and implementing large-scale humanitarian projects. These humanitarian grants help Lions expand their outreach and increase their impact within local and global communities to serve even more people in need around the world. Applications for Standard, Core 4 and International Assistance Grants are due no later than October 7, 2016, for review at the January 2017 board meeting.

An Exciting Opportunity for You!
There is an exciting new way for you to be involved with LCIF at the local level. By serving in the newly created Club LCIF Coordinator position, you can be an ambassador for LCIF in your Lions club. You will share stories about the Foundation’s work, motivate fellow Lions to support LCIF, and further LCIF’s mission. With support from your District Coordinator and LCIF staff, you will help shape the future of LCIF. Talk to your club president today if you are interested in becoming a Club LCIF Coordinator.

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Oct 11 2016

Golf Tournament – Ocala Lions Club


The Ocala Lions Club presents the 23rd Memorial Golf Tournament December 3, 2016, 8:30 AM. Shotgun Start at the Ocala Golf Club (Muni). Early registration is $65 per person paid in full by November 3, 2016 and $75 per person after November 3, 2016. Scramble format and includes coffee and doughnuts, BBQ lunch, range balls, goody bag, prizes for first 3 places, longest drive, and closest-to-the-pin and more. Four hole-in-one prizes with super door prize of a big screen HDTV. Million Dollar shot sponsored by Mangan Insurance. All golfers welcome and appreciated. For more information, please call Garry Adel 895-1084 or Barryn Fies 362-7713.

Oct 10 2016

Welcome New Members

New Member Alert

Are You Ready Bench Sign

Lion George Gibbs
Sponsor: Lion Edward Potts

Lion Alex McKinnie
Sponsor: Lion Jerry Windsor

Lion Joyce McKinnie
Sponsor: Lion Thomas Heisler

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Oct 07 2016

Sharing The Vision – 25 Vision Project Ideas


  • Work with local eye care professionals to organize an eye health and safety presentation.
  • Arrange sport and recreational activities for persons who are visually impaired such as bowling, fishing or swimming.
  • Sponsor a Braille exhibit at your local library.
  • Organize transportation service to medical and other appointments for persons who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Volunteer at a rehabilitation or vocational training center for the blind/visually impaired.
  • Volunteer at a recreational camp for children or adults who are blind or visually impaired. Provide campers with meals or transportation, or help with camp cleanup and repairs.
  • Conduct vision and diabetes screenings for elderly persons at local residential living facilities.
  • Encourage a parent of a blind child to enroll in free, distance education courses offered by LCI partner, The Hadley School for the Blind.
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