2014 LIONS DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS
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Setting Pace for Local Eye Case Assistance from your Beach Lions!
3-6 Local Eye cases per month. The need is great. Contact us to help with your time or donations
SHRIMP FESTIVAL RAISES
MORE THAN $45,000!
The first donation checks were written from the net proceeds of our Shrimp Festival and the awards were impressive.
$3000.00 KIMBERLY OWEN CAMPERSHIP FUND FOR LEE COUNTY SIGHT IMPAIRED CAMPERS
5000.00 FLORIDA LIONS FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND
5000.00 LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
2500.00 CONKLIN CENTER FOR THE BLIND
1500.00 SOUTHEAST GUIDE DOGS
3500.00 LEADER DOGS FOR THE BLIND
2000.00 FORT MYERS BEACH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1000.00 FORT MYERS BEACH LIBRARY
1000.00 WGCU RADIO READING SERVICE
500.00 IMMOKALEE CHILD CARE CENTER
500.00 LEE COUNTY CERT PROGRAM
FUNDS APPROVED BUT TO BE DISTRIBUTED LATER:
$4000.00 FOUR SCHOLARSHIPS @$1000.00 EACH
2500.00 GUIDE DOGS FOR THE DEAF
3000.00 LOCAL EYE SIGHT CASES
$1700.00 TO THE CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR HELP AT THE EXPO.
The Beach Lions also hold in reserve to be awarded or used this year $3,500 for local eyesight and hearing cases and other community needs that arise.
Through Club projects like the annual Shrimp Festival, Putt Put Championship, Walkathon, and other fundraisers the club is able to through member 100% unpaid volunteer efforts and generous public participation help the community throughout the year. More Information can be found at www.fmblions.com ______________________________
Eyesight Chairman Pete Mc Cagg reports:
Your Beach Lions Club is taking care of several more eye eye cases this month. He could use another pair of hands- please offer your help. It's very rewarding work.
MEETINGS 2nd and 4th Thursdays Social 6:30 Dinner PM at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church , 5601 Williams Drive, Ft. Myers Beach,FL
Eyesight Chairman Pete Mc Cagg
Support our Local Industry!Ask For Local Shrimp
The Lion's Scholarship Fund is a special Project of the Fort Myers Beach Lion's Foundation which was set up in 1993 and has been awarding local scholarships every year since. The Fund receives separate tax deductible donations from the public and is augmented by proceeds from the Fort Myers Beach Lions Shrimp Festival the second weekend in March every year. "Lions are proud of their record of never using any of the funds donated to the Foundation for administration or fund raising." Patsy Dorsey Foundation Past President noted. "
Come join us and help your local community!!
The Lions meet at the Parrish Hall on Williams Drive the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 7PM. Call Lion Secretary Patsy Dorsey at 239-463-1027 or log on to fmblions.com for more information. Proceeds of Lions Activities such as the annual Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival Weekend help fund these scholarships and many more local needs. For information about joining the Lions
call Jerry at 823-8327 or e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALL JERRY TO JOIN US FOR A NO OBLIGATION VISIT AND A GREAT DINNER! 823-8327.