LIONS CLUB NEWS!

for the Lions Club of Madison, MS

Browse through these articles to see some of our favorite events, happenings, and successes that involve the Lions Club of Madison, the Lions Clubs in Mississippi, and the Lions Club International.

If you’d like to see some of the speakers we have scheduled for upcoming meetings, check out our Upcoming Speakers page.

Costumes for A Cause Project

The Metro Lions are asking for your help in providing Halloween costumes for children at Sunnybrook Children's Home.  These costumes should be brand new, still in their original packaging.  We need these costumes by Monday night of this next week.  Contact Greg Palmer...

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Latest Metro Leos Meeting

The newly formed Metro Leos club met on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Corner Bakery on Lakeland Drive.  Twenty-four soon-to-be charter members, two sponsors (Betsy Landers and Greg Palmer), Tom Corlett, Zone Chairman and guest speaker, Merel Grate attended.  The...

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MS Lions Eye Bank Statistics

Last year the MS Lions Eye Bank (MLEB) provided corneal tissue for 160 eye saving transplants.  The Eye Bank also provided ocular tissue for 77 glaucoma procedures.  And, we shared 18 corneas internationally.  MS Lions Clubs serve our communities, our state, our...

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Caring Hands Compliment

Caring Hands Compliment

So many of our patients have expressed for all you have done for them.  One lady recently told me it has changed her life.  She almost wrecked her car after going to visit her brother in the hospital who had a stroke.  She could not see well and almost hit the curb...

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Metro Leos Board Meeting

Metro Leos Board Meeting

The most recent Metro Leos board meeting was Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Cups on Old Fannin Road.  We learned from Sarah Ross, President, they now have thirty-three (33) charter members!  Congratulations in your recruiting! These Leos have a service project planned...

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Where There’s A Need, There’s A Leo

Where There’s A Need, There’s A Leo

As the youngest members of Lions Clubs International, Leos embody the best qualities of our incredible organization.  They are devoted people who realize the power of action.  Together, Leos and Lions form a powerful partnership–one of mutual respect, where Lions...

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Chick ‘N Go 2019 Planned

Chick ‘N Go 2019 Planned

chickeYou may be wondering, what is a Chick 'N Go event with the Madison Lions Club?  Great question. For several years 20-30 of our Lions club members have cooked up to eight hundred and fifty half chickens on a Saturday morning in the fall of the year to fund...

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Cataract Treatment Progress

Cataract Treatment Progress

At the moment cataracts is the leading cause of blindness, and can only be removed through surgery.  The surgical procedure, while simple and safe, is unpleasant for the patient and often prohibitively expensive. According to the Fred Hollows Foundation, approximately...

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Leader Dog Program

Leader Dog Program

Leader Dogs for the Blind is a non-profit organization providing trained dogs for the blind.  1.3 million people are blind, 75,000 become blind or visually impaired.  Ten percent travel independently with a white cane or guide dog.  The impact of the Leader Dog is...

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