Activities & Projects
Since July 1 2016, our Lions Club has collected 3394 pairs of glasses to eventually be given to Lenscrafters who processes them and distributes them in 3rd world countries.”
Lion Art Schmidt
Posted on 13 January 2017 | 7:09 am
LION FLORIE DONATES TO SEEING EYE GUIDE DOGS
Even before I married “Florie” (Florence), I noticed her propensity for helping others. Last February she donated a sum of money to the SE Guide Dogs Organization. Because of the donation she had the option of selecting an engraved brick for placement into the Freedom Courtyard at the [...]
Posted on 31 August 2016 | 8:08 pm
Lion Of The Year Florie Passes
From: Lion Arthur Schmidt
Lion Florence “Florie” M. Schmidt “passed on” from us on Sunday May 22nd at 9:40 PM. Her legacy was helping the “Needy” children/adults/organizations in any manner that she could. She developed this manner because she was a single mother for most of her life.
One of [...]
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 1:04 am
Brandon Lion of the Year Award
The Lion Of The Year award plaque was presented to Florence Schmidt by Brandon Lions Club Member Lion “Bo” Hurley.
While she was Secretary for this year she initiated, on her own, the collection of children’s clothes. They were collected and given to Eckerd Raising Hope, a 501(C3) organization.
Posted on 19 May 2016 | 1:27 am
National Federation of Blind Speakers
At the Regular Meeting of the Lions on March 17 Miranda B. Kilby & Paul Martinez gave their talk on being blind & their activities associated to their roles in their administrative positions on the organization National Federation of Blind.
Both are blind to different degrees, but they explained why they [...]
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 1:01 am
Lion Florie Schmidt Makes Another Clothes Donation
Eckerd Raising Hope received Florie Schmidt’s 6th donation of children’s and adult clothes on Thursday March 10th. There were about 30 filled plastic bags which was well received by ERH volunteer.
The clothes were collected by Lion Patricia Stone and Lion Robert Nixon. Lion Florie also collected some clothes from [...]
Posted on 24 April 2016 | 1:33 am
The Cancer Society Representatives Speak at February 18th Meeting
Ariel Young and Program Manager, Michelle Stemler, spoke to the Brandon Lions Club at their February 18th meeting. Ariel has been in her position for 4 years. She spoke mainly about volunteering for different positions and the need for more volunteers.
Michelle Stemler focused on [...]
Posted on 28 February 2016 | 1:34 am
Brandon Lions Represented in 2016 Annual Gasparilla 5K
Brandon Lions Club Members participating in the 2016 Annual Gasparilla 5K Walk (Left to Right) were: Lions Shane Schultz, Laura Schultz, Linda Rose, Art Schmidt and seated Florence Schmidt.
Posted on 26 February 2016 | 1:08 am
Lion Bo Hurley Visits The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce
From: Lion Bo Hurley:
We were SO pleased to welcome Mr. Bo Hurley to the The Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce office today.
Mr. Hurley is part of a longtime Brandon/Valrico/Riverview family and he is ABSOLUTELY thrilled to have received a copy of Riverview…My Town in his [...]
Posted on 3 February 2016 | 1:52 am