Thursday, July 19, 2012

Resident Club Showcase: Lions Club

The On Top of the World Communities Lions Club is an extremely active club that supports the following charities through fundraisers and/or direct service: Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF); Florida Lions Foundation; Florida Lions Eye Bank; Florida Lions Guide Dogs; Lions Project for Canine Companions for Independence (LPCCI); Conklin Center for the Blind; Florida Lions Sight Van; Florida Center for the Blind; Interfaith Emergency Services/Food for Kids Backpack program; and KidsSight.

Other annual club activities include: white cane day; emergency light switches; trash to treasures sale; Christmas golf cart parade; Memorial Day ceremony; veterans activities; the annual Fashion Show and Luncheon; and the Italian dinner fundraiser. Additionally, the club supports the Ocala Ritz Veterans Village and has created and completely furnished two living quarters for homeless veterans. The club is pleased to announce that one of these two quarters will have its first homeless veteran occupant this month!

The OTOW Lions Club is always looking for new members who have a desire to serve those in need!

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