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The Papiilion Area Lions Club sponsors Leos Clubs at Papillion LaVista High School, Papillion LaVista South High School and Papillion Middle School.  The Club invests approximately $8000.00 annually in scholarships for graduating Leos.  The Leos Clubs are involved in many service projects and support Lions service.

The Papillion  Area Lions Club provides funding for  both the Dare Program in Papillion LaVista Schools and sponsors and serves to faciiitate activities in the in the Graduate Straight Party for new Graduates of Papillion LaVista and Papillion LaVista South High Schools each May
 The Papillion Area Lions Club annually invests in the Nebraska Lions Eye Bank and Nebraska Lions Eye Research Center.  During the last three years we also financially support the Low Vision House at UNMC to assist low vision persons in making adjustments to their home life to more easily accomodate their vision liminations and improve their quality of life  The Papillion Area Lions Club financially supports the Nebraska Lions Foundation.  The foundation exists to help the Lions Clubs in Nebraska to respond to emergencies and request by needy residents for help with vision and hearing related needs.
 The Papillion Area Lions Club financially supports the Interenational Hearing Dog, Inc., a non-profit activity in Henderson, Colorado that is the source of hearing dogs provided by Lions Clubs to persons with hearing impairment that need the services of a hearing dog.  The Papillion Area Lions Club financially supports the Lions Leader Dog School in Rochester, Michigan that is the source of service dogs for the blind provided by our clubs.  One of our members has obtained two dogs in the last fifteen years to assist her with her education and occupational capapbilities, as well as to safely and securely navigate from place to place.
 The Papillion Area Lions Club financially supports the American Diabetes Association and its local youth diabetes camp in Nebraska, since diabetes is a major cause of blindness.   

Radio Talking Book Service, Nebraska’s Audio Companion, was founded in 1974 and brings the printed word to life for individuals who are blind, visually impaired, or have physical disabilities that prevent them from reading printed material. Radio Talking Book Network’s 24/7 programming includes 11 newspapers, 70+ magazines, and books read by volunteers.  Programming is delivered via pre-programmed radios, which are provided by RTBS at no cost to listeners.

Please call 402.572.3003 or visit RTBS.org if someone you know would enjoy hearing the printed word brought to life.
Hops for Harmony is a fun, exciting, and unique Omaha-area fundraiser. You’ll spend a casual evening sampling over 70 different kinds of beer. Local Nebraska breweries and brew masters invite you to taste the many original flavors of Nebraska beers.
That’s not all! Sample appetizers from many famous Omaha-area restaurants, from wings to Cajun delights.
Hops for Harmony also includes both a raffle and silent auction, featuring many one-of-a-kind items.All of the proceeds help Project Harmony and the Papillion Area Lions.
 
   
   
   
   
   

 

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