In Puerto Rico, the Hato Rey Lions Club and the University Eye Bank Lions Campus Club participated in the annual Conservation and Restoration Fair. The Lions learned about gardening, composting and gardening and took home 20 native trees to plant. The Morris Lions Club in Illinois sold and delivered nearly 400 dozen roses as a Mother’s Day fundraiser. The Waunakee-Westport Lions Club in Wisconsin held its sixth annual Community Health, Activity and Energy Fair, attracting more than 200 visitors who participated in health screenings, a blood drive and wellness exhibits. The Elgin Lions Club in Ontario, Canada, made a donation to enable a health center to purchase automatic door openers. The Lansing Lions in Illinois assisted the junior women’s club with its annual veteran’s appreciation dinner with a donation and volunteer help. In Kansas, the Wyandotte Lions Club donated $5,000 to two elementary schools for their lunch programs and planted a tree in honor of a deceased teacher. The Jacksonville Beach Noon Lions in Florida observed Earth Day by cleaning veterans’ grave markers that had suffered from neglect. The Lisbon Lions Club in New York presented first-grade students with tree seedlings and sold trees to the public as a fundraiser. Read more club briefs, as well as the October LCI calendar and other information, in the digital LION at www.lionmagazine.org.
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