August 29, 2017 No comments exist

The Oklahoma Lions Mobile Health Screening Unit will be in Shawnee this weekend. It will offer free health screening from 8am – 4pm on Saturday, September 2nd in the St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital’s Surgery Center Parking Lot, located at 1106 W MacArthur. FREE HEALTH SCREENING glaucoma visual acuity cholesterol blood pressure blood sugar (diabetes) body…

August 2, 2017 1 comment

Lions Clubs have a tradition of raising awareness of diabetes, and working with those affected by the disease.  According to the World Health Organization, diabetes is a growing world epidemic that will affect over 642 million people by 2040.  It is a leading cause of blindness in many countries.  It can also lead to heart…

July 19, 2017 No comments exist

Vision is part of the Lions Club Global Service Framework. Vision screening for children is especially significant to Tom Cummings, with the Lions Kidsight USA Foundation. Speaking about lazy eye, Cummings told Shawnee Lions Club members that “It’s almost criminal that we let kids get past age 6 without being screened and finding this potential…

April 12, 2017 No comments exist

The Pottawatomie County Child Welfare Collaborative Family Support Task Force in partnership with the Avedis Foundation hosted a community luncheon to raise awareness about child welfare in Oklahoma.  The Shawnee Lions Club as well as other civic clubs in the area attended the event.   The featured speaker was former Oklahoma State Representative and Speaker…

April 6, 2017 No comments exist

Shawnee Emergency Management Director Don Lynch shares 5 tips to prepare for a Disaster. Learn About the Hazards that Affect Shawnee Tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires, and flooding are some of the hazards that affect the City of Shawnee and surrounding area. It is important to be aware and have a plan in place when disaster strikes….

March 30, 2017 No comments exist

Project Graduation is an organized post high school graduation party that provides students a safe and fun place to celebrate their graduation. It is both alcohol-free and drug-free.  Students can expect a night filled with games, entertainment, food, gifts, and door prizes. Project Graduation representative Daniel Shaughnessy provided details to  Shawnee Lions about the upcoming…

March 25, 2017 No comments exist

The Lions Club International has announced a new Global Service Framework.  Therefore, Clubs worldwide are shifting focus to 5 areas of service.  They are: Vision, Hunger, the Environment, Pediatric Cancer, and Diabetes. The Shawnee Lions Club already has an active eyeglass recycling program as well as access to an eye screening camera.  Do you have an…