Activities & Projects
Kathy Collins of ECHO Speaks At Brandon Lions Club
At the April 17th meeting, Kathy Collins outlined the purpose of ECHO, Emergency Care Health Organization, and detailed the many facets on the type of help to persons “in need.” She said they do not provide financial assistance but can refer those persons where they may [...]
Posted on 20 April 2014 | 4:07 pm
The Lions Eye Institute 13th Annual Race for Sight
When: Saturday April 5, 2014
Where: Centennial Park- Ybor City, 1800 East 8th Avenue, Tampa, Fl
Time: Check in: 6:30AM, 5k run/ 1 mile walk: 7:30AM
After Race: Medals, Food, Music, t-shirts and race bags.
Registration: $25 Individuals or $12.50 Teams (4 or more)
Register here: [...]
Posted on 26 March 2014 | 5:15 pm
Skip Wilson, Lourdes Olle Speak To Brandon Lions
Skip Wilson of Brandon, spoke to the Lions Club on FAMILY PROMISE program that is beginning to start more rapidly in Hillsborough Co. It is a nationwide program in which HOMELESS FAMILIES use churches as their base of learning to “fend for themselves.” Skip Wilson said that there [...]
Posted on 24 March 2014 | 1:06 am
Dr. Lisa Turner Talks on Hearing As A Medical Issue
At the March 6th meeting, guest speaker, Dr. Lisa Turner who talked on hearing & why it is a “health” issue.
She is an hearing audiologist who spoke openly on hearing problems as well as the structure of the ears. She said that men [...]
Posted on 11 March 2014 | 1:43 am
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