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Message in a bottle

                    

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                  

The Lions, Message In a Bottle scheme is a simple idea designed to encourage people to keep                    
their personal and medical details on a standard form and in a common location - the fridge.                             

The bottle is kept in the fridge, where the emergency services will be able to find it in the event                        
of being called to your home. We will know you have a bottle by the two labels displayed on the                        
inside of the front door or on the main entrance to your home and the other is for the door of your fridge.

 

 

Message in a Wallet

 

 

A small folding card that can be carried in a wallet or purse and containing contact, medical,and medication information in case of emergency

 

 

       LIONS YOUNG LEADERS IN SERVICE AWARDS

 

 

 

 

These awards recognise young people who provide significant levels of service to their communities. There are two award levels:

  • The Silver Seal Award for young people who provide at least 50 hours of service to their community during a 12 month periodÂ
  • The Gold Seal Award for those who provide at least 100 hours of service during a 12 month period.

Who is eligible to take part? The Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards recognise young people between the ages of 11 and 18 (school years 7 to 13). How does it work? The Lions Young Leaders in Service Awards are sponsored by local Lions clubs. Clubs may recognise as many young people as they find eligible, inviting local schools, Leo Clubs and other youth groups to participate. Each young person will be provided with a logbook in which to record their service activities. These activities are in a number of different categories all the hours can be from the same activity or from a variety of services. Categories include service to the young, the elderly, family members and the homeless and hungry. It could also include protecting our environment.

 

Corby Lions Used Glasses Collection

[Nearly 120,000 pairs collected so far]

 

Free for You – Priceless to Them

Donate glasses and change someone's life. Imagine if you could help a child read. An adult succeed in his job. A senior maintain her independence. And provide a community with more opportunities to grow and thrive.

Everyday, our recycled eyeglass programs do all of this and more. Here's how you can donate glasses and help.

Drop Your Eyeglasses in Lions Collection Boxes

You can drop off your old eyewear at Lions-sponsored collection boxes in your community. Typical locations include libraries, optometrist offices and other public locations where communities shop or socialize and get together. For information specific to locations in your community, contact your local Lions club.

 

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