The Hillsville Lions Club is involved in many projects.  One of the most well-known is that of collection used eyeglasses in the community to be recycled either as reuseable glasses to assist someon in need with vision problems or as recycleable precious metals.

Used Eye Glass and Hearing Aid Collection boxes are located at the following supporting business places or used glasses may be given to any Lions Club member.

Everhart Health Care in Cana (on Bear Trail Rd)

Hillsville VFW                                              CVS Drugs in Hillsville

Bank of America in Hillsville                      BB&T Bank in Hillsville

Guynn's Hardware                                      Dana's Hair Styling

Tri-Area Clinic in Laurel Fork                    First Methodist Church

E-Z Stop Exxon in Hillsville                        The Hair Shack

Carroll Wellness Center                             Chamber of Commerce

Grayson National Bank in Hillsville           Carroll County Library


In addition to eye glass collections, the Hillsville Club is activiely involved in:

     - Vision Screening of children and adults for eye problems

     - Visual acuity screening for adults, usually through local health fairs

     - Lions Eye Clinic in Galax, co-sponsored with the Fries, Galax, and Independence Clubs

     - Used hearing aid collections (May be dropped at any eye glass collection location)

     -  Annual Peace Poster Contest for art students ages 11-13 years based on a specific peace theme.  For more information on the annual Peace Poster contest, go to Peace Poster WebSite..

2015 Winning Peace Poster submitted by  Dezirae Rodrique  of Carrol  Middle School in Hillsville 

2013 Peace Poster Submitted by Kelsey Edwards of St. Paul School

Peace Poster by Kelsey Edwards of St. Paul School


2013 Peace Poster Submitted by Dollie Gravley of Carroll Middle School

Peace Poster by Dollie Gravley of Carroll Middle School


2012 Peace Poster Submitted by Kyle Robinson of Woodlawn School

Peace Poster by Kyle Robinson of Woodlawn School


2012 Peace Poster Submitted by Cassell McMillian of St. Paul  School

Peace Poster by Cassell McMillian


    -  Annual Bland Music Scholarship competition open to music students through senior year in high school.    Click on Bland to go to the Bland Foundation website.

Information is also available by download as follows:

     Mission     Fact Sheet      Registration Form    Rules 


     - "Hillsville Project" for residents at Southwest Virginia Training Center, sponsored by all Lions clubs in District 24-F

     -  Annual Spring BBQ Lunch/Dinner - proceeds support club service projects

     -  Annual "White Cane Days" - Financial collections in the community to support Club service projects listed above

     - Broom Sales - Quality corn straw brooms, known and used by many

     - Sight First: International project for sight conservation

     - Lions of Virginia - State projects for sight and hearing conservation

      - Other projects as are appropriate and timely:

                * Support for Carroll County Christmas Fund effort, both financially and hours of work


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