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Programs

Program:

Mattoon Lions Club

Street:Box 242
City:Mattoon, IL 61938
Web Page:http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/mattoon/index.php
Email: MattoonLions@gmail.com
Operating Agency:Mattoon Lions Club
Hours: Meetings- 1st Thursday at 6pm and 3rd Thursday at noon. Meetings are held at Denny’s, 224 Richmond Ave East in Mattoon
About:The Mattoon Lions have proudly served their community since chartered in 1946. Being a Lion is fun. Not only do we have fun socializing at our meetings but the real enjoyment is seeing the smile of a first-time vision or hearing impaired camper or seeing the joy of a low vision student getting the tools needed to make learning easier and daily activities more normal. Many know that Lions are dedicated to helping those with vision problems. The Mattoon Lions recycle over 1500 pairs of glasses annually and help dozens of needy families buy glasses. We provide funds to support mobile diabetic eye care and hearing screening. We collect used hearing aids and used eyeglasses. We provide funding to support Lions camps and the low vision centers so all the tools provided are free. But that is just the beginning... The Mattoon Lions Club is fully self-supported. All money raised from public donations and profits from fundraising activities is given back to the public. The Lions take care of club expenses through club dues and personal funds. Have you always wanted to be part of a group that helped others? We provide leadership and organizational experiences while having fun helping others. If you or someone you know would like to be involved with an upcoming project or join the Lions Club, email one of the officers for more information and an application.