Local Lions Help Youth with Rock-and-Roll Happiness

kori-parker-fullNine year old Kori Parker is a bit like every other girl her age. She enjoys being with kids her own age, has fun at school and is involved in several extracurricular activities. By all outward appearances everything seems great and it’s easy to see why. Kori wins you over with her gentleness, her smile and positive attitude before you notice anything else.

But what ...

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Lady Lions Tackle Child Hunger With Fill-A-Flat Project

waco-womens-club-fill-a-flatOn Saturday, August 8, Waco Women’s Lions Club (WWLC) held their second annual “Fill a Fiat” event to fill McLennan County Pack of Hope’s food pantry. Twelve new Fiats were parked in front of 12 Central Texas-area locations, and were literally filled with kid-friendly food items from generous shoppers. McLennan County Pack of Hope exists to erase child hunger in our area by supplying ...

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Texas Lions Launch Social Media

lions_social_mediaIn response to today’s fast moving world, the Texas Lions recently launched the first implementation of their social media communication plan. This includes the revival of the Texas Lions Facebook Page, Twitter Account and Instagram. Other roll-outs for supporting platforms are planned.

“We’re integrating our communication services across Texas so that all Lions will get their information more efficiently,” said Lion Laura Clark, State Director for Social ...

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Lions Rally Around Volunteer Act Proposed in Congress

lions_volunteerLions Clubs International, recognizing the need for additional protections for service clubs and volunteer organizations in the United States, developed and provided guidance to Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) and Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) on a bill to amend the Volunteer Protection Act (VPA) of 1997.

Rep. Steve Chabot and Senator Mark Kirk recently announced the introduction of House Bill 2290/Senate Bill 1684, “The Volunteer Organization Protection ...

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Lions, Miss Texas, Say Thanks to the Military

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Miss Texas, Shannon Sanderford (Miss Fort Worth) from Coppell, Texas,  joins Members of the Coppell Lions Club, Dallas Founder Lions and other Lions at the Grand Prairie Air Hogs “military appreciation” game on July 25, 2015 to show off their latest “Rock and Roll Cycle”.  The cycles are specially designed to provide mobility to individuals with physical challenges as they are arm-powered and built ...

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High School Nursing Program Calls on Lions For Critical Need

psa_lions_thanks-1024“No need to fear!  The Lions Club is here!”

That’s what students from the Certified Nursing Assistant program wrote on their artistically crafted thank-you poster that each student signed.  In the party atmosphere, complete with refreshments, students and staff expressed their sincere appreciation to the Coppell Lions Club for their new washer and dryer.

The laundry equipment sees regular use in cleaning the hospital linens used ...

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Zapata Lions Host Charity Basketball Game

harlem_ambassadorsIt was a night to remember and a night that very well could impact children’s lives into the future.

Members of the Zapata Lions Club, in association with local merchants and civic organizations, organized a two day event built around the themes of exemplary character, emphasizing three hallmark concepts: stay in school, stay drug free and stop bulling.

Zapata, named for José Antonio de Zapata (died ...

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Coppell LIons Honor Local Optometrist For Dedication To Community

LIONS-PELSDr. Laura Pels, optometrist at Coppell Vision Center, was recently honored by the Coppell Lions Club for her generous service to the Lions Vision Clinic program held every November. The presentation was made by Lions President Fred Conger at Dr. Pels office on Monday, May 18.

Each year the Coppell Lions, in association with area school nurses and para-professionals, hold a Vision Clinic for children ...

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