Sadly, we lost 5 Lions this year to relocation or changing life circumstances. Despite dwindling numbers, the Lexington Park Lions Club is alive and well. During this Lions year, we…
- Sewed and provided 1500 face masks to nursing homes, hospitals, Native American organizations, etc.
- Outfitted the Lexington Manor Disc Golf Course with 18 target baskets designed especially to be visible to those with vision impairment.
- Provided 6 park benches for the Lexington Manor Disc Golf Course.
- Sponsored 5 artists and benches for the Lexington Manor “Arts Park,” purchasing benches and materials and providing incentive stipends for winning artists.
- Provided Christmas for 21 children.
- Provided 100 “comfort bags” split between the Calvert Crisis Response Team and St. Mary’s Child Advocacy Center.
- Provided financial assistance for 72 community members needing eye exams and/or glasses.
- Provided financial assistance for 20 community members needing hearing exams and/or hearing aids.
- Sponsored a County-wide LCI Peace Poster contest with the result that 36 students from 5 schools participated.
- Provided scholarships to two Great Mills High School graduating seniors.
- Supported the Lions Mobile Vision and Hearing Unit at the Crab Festival by provided balloons for the public and for display/attraction.
- Financially supported County Lions Clubs donation of crabs to the St. Mary’s County Volunteer First Responders Appreciation Day.
- Collected more 250 eyeglasses for recycling.
- Participated in Christmas in April and the Lexington Park Great Mills Road Community Clean-up Day.
- Delivered fresh produce for the Fields of Valor program supporting local Vets in crisis.
- Made customary contributions to LCIF, LVRF, LCM, and Leader Dog.
We are are five, strong and dedicated Lions determined to continue to serve our community in every way possible.
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