July 19, 2017 shawneeoklions

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…

July 5, 2017 shawneeoklions

The Shawnee Lions Club presented checks for $500 each to Family Promise of Shawnee and Stand in the Gap Ministries. The checks were presented at a recent meeting by Lions Club President Brandon Hokit. “at the beginning of the year when we prepared our budget, I requested funds for 2 organizations that I feel strongly…

April 12, 2017 shawneeoklions

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 shawneeoklions

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 shawneeoklions

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 shawneeoklions

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…