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.

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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Metro Leos Meeting – August 17, 2019

Metro Leos Meeting – August 17, 2019

The second meeting of the Metro Leos Club met, Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Corner Bakery on Lakeland Drive.  Lions Club International requires there be at least ten (10) applications in order to start a club.  The metro area students had twenty-one (21) at this...

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Madison Lion Involvement

Our own Vickie Winslett is the driving force to create MS Alliance Against Suicide.  This organization's first event was held Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Vertical Church on Glucksdat Rd. in Madison County.  During the three hour event, there was music provided by a...

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Kindness in Action

When caring people join together, roll up their sleeves and take action to make theircommunity better, it's a beautiful thing--and an incredible feeling for everyone involved.  That's Lions.  Being a Lion is about leading by example, building relationships and...

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MS Lions Band Does It Again!

MS Lions Band Does It Again!

For the seventh consecutive year the Mississippi Lions All-State Band has won the Lions International top band.  This year's Lions International convention was held in Milan, Italy.  Congratulations to all the Mississippi high school Lions band members.

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The Madison Lions Club

 In 2018, the Madison Lions Club purchased equipment from Plusoptix.  Yes, it looks like a "Toys R Us" childrens toy, but it detects potential vision disorders.  The image below is Todd Rhodus, Immediate Past President of our club screening a student at MRA K-5.

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