The Omro Lions is not running a July 4, 2015 Arts and Craft Fair. Sorry for the inconvenience.
The Omro Lions Club meets at 6:30 pm, the second Monday of each month at the Carter Memorial Library. The Lion's motto, "We Serve" typifies the type of organization we represent. We serve.local Omro people and people all over the world through Lions International. Some of the groups we help are:
- Leader Dog for the Blind
- Diabetes Research - major cause of blindness
- Exams and glasses for local children
- Help out local families with needs
- Send two students to Badger Boys and Girls
- Grant scholarships through the Harold Silverthorn Scholarship Fund
- Send campers to Lions Camp for handicapped children
- Donate to the Omro library
- Collect glasses and hearing aids for world wide distribution
Brief history of the Lions Club
Helen Keller, in 1933, asked the Lion Clubs to be ambassadors for the blind. Since that time, Lions have kept their promise by funding eye care for local people, collecting used glasses and sponsoring local children to attend the Wisconsin Lions Camp for the Handicapped.
Drop Off Points for used glasses and hearing aids
- Omro Library - corner of Quincy and Huron
- Omro Pharmacy
- First Merit Bank
- Omro Community Center, corner of Webster Ave and Larrabee St.
The Omro Lions has a dedicated group of members whose goal is to reach out into the community and serve others.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.