Eye Clinic (LECTCVI)                            

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The Lions Eye Clinic of the Twin Counties of Virginia, Inc. (LECTCVI), is currently housed in the United Way building in Galax, and is operated and supported by the Lions Clubs from Fries, Galax, Independence and Hillsville.

Begun on October 7, 1997, and it offers clinic services to citizens without medical insurance (Clients).  Potential clients are required to submit an application to the appropriate Lions Club.  Carroll county residents should mail their application as listed below.  If approved, then they will be notified by mail of an appointment time for eye examination and subsequent glasses fitting if required.

APPLICATION FOR ASSISTANCE:  Eyeglasses & Other Eye Problems

(This application form is for Carroll County Residents Only) 

Applications should be mailed to:

     Lion Pat Smith;  c/o FUMC; 225 Fulcher St..; Hillsville, VA  24343



     President - Bill Webb of the Hillsville Lions Club   (276) 733-5974

     Vice-President - Kent Cox of the Galax Lions Club

     Sec. / Treasurer - Sharon Johnson of the Hillsville Lions Club

     Two Representatives from each Club -

          Hillsville:  Ann Cochrane and Pat Smith

          Fries:  Jeenie Farmer and Cynthia Grant

          Galax:  Dell Mabe and (to be filled)

          Independence: Nancy Faddis and Joy Murray

    Clinic Manager - Open

    Clinic Supervisor - Jerry Varn of the Hillsville Lions Club   (276) 728-2095

    Past Board President:  Junior Anderson of the Fries Lions Club

    Past Clinic Manager:   Kitty Smith of the Hillsville Lions Club



Hours of Operation:  Typically one day per month, usually on the 2nd Monday at beginning at 2:00PM.

Clients:  All "clients" are referrals from any of the four Clubs, depending upon the geographic region in which the applicant resides.

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