LETTER TO THE EDITOR - Lions Club extends an invitation to serve
To the editor,
The Florence Evening Lions Club is seeking civic-minded men and women to join them in making a difference in the community. If you have a desire to help others in need who are less fortunate than yourself, Lions can help. As a dedicated group of service minded individuals, the club has come to the aid of countless deserving citizens in the local community. We are reaching out to like-minded people to join in growth and revitalization of the club. Through growth, continuing humanitarian service for mankind is preserved.
“Our club gives members an opportunity to advance worthy causes, serve with friends, and become leaders in the community. This club means a lot to our Lions, but it means so much more to the people we serve. We want to continue the great things we’re doing in the community,” said Club President Deborah Sorenson.
The Lions’ motto is “We Serve,” and Florence Evening Lions Club has lived up to it. For 53 years, the club has worked on a variety of projects in the local community, such as providing eye exams and eyeglasses, free vision screenings, collecting eyeglasses and hearing aids for use in developing countries, providing Christmas shopping for children of need, planting trees to help protect the environment, to name a few.
The Florence Evening Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Lizard’s Thicket. For more information or to get involved with the Florence Evening Lions Club, please contact Lion Matt Jones at (803) 494-3125,or email florenceeveninglions@ gmail.com.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 210 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the web site at www.lionsclubs.org
Lion Matthew Jones