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The Bossier City Lions Club is an active participant in the Louisiana Lions Cubsight Program, which is sponsored by the Louisiana Lions Eye Foundation.  Each year, the Bossier City Lions screen the vision of approximately 1,000 Bossier Head Start and daycare children, between the ages of one to five.  Approximately 7 percent of these children are referred to a vision medical specialist for examination.  Our club volunteers have been trained to utilize the Welch Allyn SureSight Vision Screener, which is accurate in screening for Amblyopia (lazy eye), Strabismus (cross-eyed) and several other vision problems that might require corrective attention.

Cubsight Team:  L-R:  Lions:  Sam Merritt, Linda Jones, Jim Maker, Glenn Overturf, Team Leader David Bedard, Morris Haskins.  Not Pictured:  Ed Carpenter and Charles Varnell

We are about to start our cubsight screening for the new year 2016 - 2017.  Below is the new schedule for the Head start program which starts us off for the year.

                                           HeadStart schedule

Benton and Booker                           Wednesday                     August  17

Early Head Start                                Tuesday                          August  23

Wesley                                              Wednesday                     August  24

Hooter Park B                                    Wednesday                    August  31

Hooter Park C                                    Wednesday                    Sept      7

Hooter Park A                                    Wednesday                    Sept      14

Make up                                            Friday                             Sept       16

 

 

 

 

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