Activities & Projects
For the blind and visually impaired, good Braille skills can be a huge help for reading books, getting a job or with everyday tasks like using an ATM.
On Friday, more than 50 people competed to find out who would go on to the national competition in the 2014 Braille Challenge. The annual event is designed [...]
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 8:40 am
From Lion Art Schmidt:
The Brandon Lions Club served meals to the Homeless at the I Am Hope Cafe on Sunday, February 9th. There were 35 adults and 1 child. The meal consisted of a slice of ham, apple sauce, potato casserole, rolls, and desserts of strawberries on a piece of cake along with fruit [...]
Posted on 18 February 2014 | 9:13 pm
From Lion Art Schmidt:
Deputy Sheriff Sherril Evans, of Riverview, was presented a Certificate of Appreciation at the Brandon Lions Club February 6th meeting. She had directed all the vehicle traffic during the Foster Children’s Christmas party on December 5th without any mishap. And she did it on her own time as a Deputy.
Posted on 9 February 2014 | 10:34 am
DG Andrew Moos and Ms. Kelly Parris, Executor Director Of Childrens Board Of Hillsborough County visits Brandon Lions Club at the January 23rd Meeting
DG Andrew Moos spoke on International President’s theme “Follow Your Dream.”
He complemented the Club on can tab collection which is measured by the pound that will help the Shriners project in providing [...]
Posted on 27 January 2014 | 9:12 pm
From Lion President Joe:
Attention All Lions!!!
Candy Day is a little over a week away (Feb 1) and we need 2 more Lions to sign up to be able to service 6 stores. So, if you were not at the last meeting or did not sign up, please either send me an email or let me [...]
Posted on 22 January 2014 | 8:46 pm
From: Laura C. Brown, Coordinator
It’s time once again for the annual West Florida Regional Braille Challenge, on March 7, 2014, at the Lions Eye Institute, 1410 N. 21st Street, Tampa. The Braille Challenge is a national program of the Braille Institute® hosted by regional schools and agencies that serve blind and visually [...]
Posted on 14 January 2014 | 3:27 pm
From Lion Adam:
Herman did a great job playing Santa at the Eye Institutes Christmas Party for Visually Impaired Students.
Click here see the Video.
From Tampa Bay Times:
Lions Eye Institute held a special event for visually impaired elementary students in which they were brought together to make arts and crafts, meet Santa Claus, and open presents. [...]
Posted on 13 January 2014 | 10:30 am
strong>From Lion Art Schmidt:
Sharon Zulli, from the Hillsborough Co. School District with 25 years of service, gave the club members a valuable insight on the phrase “BYOD” Bring your Own Device.
Schools vary in the degree of acceptance of students bringing their own “electronic” devices into the school classrooms. She had noted that some of the [...]
Posted on 10 January 2014 | 3:58 pm
The Brandon Lions Club Foster Children Christmas Party gala event catered to 3 families with at least 17 foster children.
Also attending this Annual Event were:
Brandon Lions Members and their grandchildren,
Special guests Michael Kirk and his wife, who donated the turkeys to the foster children families for their Xmas,
2 “Elves” from the Brandon High School [...]
Posted on 16 December 2013 | 5:26 pm