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2014 Lions Scholarship Winners

Awards were presented by President Darby Doerzbacher to Nadine Joseph, Jennifer Carter, Shakura Howard, Jason Freeman, Logan Sprole and Bonnie Rich. Not pictured are Jaclyn Diaz and Michelle Welchman  

2014 LIONS DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS 

Congratulations Lion Diane Clifton!!
Her ongoing participation in the Lions Eye Clinic in Bonita has been featured in a front page story in the Naples Sept 1 2013 Daily News Neopolitan Section. This 2 page story features Diane and doctor assisting a patient at the clinic and tells a bit more of the story about the great work done by our club and its active members. 

Lion Diane - Making us proud!

       Support our website sponsors!
 Sponsors ads will appear here and on the Beach Shrimp Festival website  and are $99. per year. Please submit a business card size ad with your check made to Fort Myers Beach Lions Club PO Box 5061 Ft. Myers Beach FL 33932    

NEWS
Setting Pace for Local Eye Case Assistance from your Beach Lions!
3-6 Local Eye cases per month.  The need is great. Contact us to help with your time or donations 

 

     SHRIMP FESTIVAL RAISES
         MORE THAN $45,000!
                        
The first donation checks were written from the net proceeds of our Shrimp Festival and the awards were impressive. 

 

$3000.00 KIMBERLY OWEN CAMPERSHIP FUND FOR LEE COUNTY  SIGHT IMPAIRED CAMPERS

5000.00 FLORIDA LIONS FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND

5000.00 LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION

2500.00 CONKLIN CENTER FOR THE BLIND

1500.00 SOUTHEAST GUIDE DOGS

3500.00 LEADER DOGS FOR THE BLIND

2000.00 FORT MYERS BEACH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1000.00 FORT MYERS BEACH LIBRARY

1000.00 WGCU RADIO READING SERVICE

500.00 IMMOKALEE CHILD CARE CENTER

500.00 LEE COUNTY CERT PROGRAM

FUNDS APPROVED BUT TO BE DISTRIBUTED LATER:

$4000.00 FOUR SCHOLARSHIPS @$1000.00 EACH

2500.00 GUIDE DOGS FOR THE DEAF

3000.00 LOCAL EYE SIGHT CASES

$1700.00 TO THE CYPRESS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM FOR THEIR HELP AT THE EXPO.
The Beach Lions also hold in reserve to be awarded or used this year $3,500 for local eyesight and hearing cases and other community needs that arise.  

Through Club projects like the annual Shrimp Festival, Putt Put Championship, Walkathon, and other fundraisers the club is able to through member 100% unpaid volunteer efforts and generous public participation help the community throughout the year. More Information can be found at www.fmblions.com  ______________________________

Eyesight Chairman Pete Mc Cagg reports:
Your Beach Lions Club is taking care of several more eye eye cases this month.  He could use another pair of hands- please offer your help.  It's very rewarding work.

MEETINGS   2nd and 4th Thursdays Social 6:30 Dinner PM at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church , 5601 Williams Drive, Ft. Myers Beach,FL 

Eyesight Chairman Pete Mc Cagg  



Support our Local Industry!Ask For Local Shrimp 
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MEETINGS
   2nd and 4th Thursdays Social 6:30 Dinner PM at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church , 5601 Williams Drive, Ft. Myers Beach,FL

 

  The Lion's Scholarship Fund is a special Project of the Fort Myers Beach Lion's Foundation which was set up in 1993 and has been awarding local scholarships every year since.  The Fund receives separate tax deductible donations from the public and is augmented by proceeds from the Fort Myers Beach Lions Shrimp Festival the second weekend in March every year.  "Lions are proud of their record of never using any of the funds donated to the Foundation for administration or fund raising." Patsy Dorsey Foundation Past President noted. " 

 
MEMBERSHIP SOCIAL!

Gladiolus Learning and Development Center
leader Tina Parsons

shared information about her center on Gladiolus Dr. which serves our community.
The non profit center serves the community with daycare and other services. 
For more details:
www.gladkids.net

Do something! Be a Lion!
   visit our sale click highlighted link below
First Edition, Signed, Hardcover, Collectable Book SALE! Benefits Lions Scholarship Fund!
authors include John Grisham, Stuart Woods Iris Johansen, and many more
                                            samples below
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 Beach Lions Collect and Donate
 Bears, Bears, Bears!!             

Lions make an unbearably good gift for the Holidays. The Ft. Myers Beach Lions Club is donating dozens and dozens of teddy bears for a charity auction sponsored by Goodwill Industries.
Goodwill will make a Lions teddy bear tree and auction it with others. The winner will donate the tree to a local children's hospital facility just in time for the holidays! 

LIONS SOCIAL EVENTS CALENDAR! CLICK HERE
 
Our goal is to make a more cohesive club, put some fun in our activities, and attract new members    
 
Lions are strongly encouraged to invite non Lions to attend as their guests!  These are easy and great opportunities for Beach Lions to invite anyone they think may be interested in being a lion or helping Lions achieve more. Relatives and friends always welcome!   

 

Come join us and help your local community!! 

  
The Lions meet at the Parrish Hall on Williams Drive the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 7PM. Call Lion Secretary  Patsy Dorsey at 239-463-1027 or log on to fmblions.com for more information
. Proceeds of Lions Activities such as the annual Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival Weekend help fund these scholarships and many more local needs. For information about joining the Lions

call Jerry at 823-8327 or e mail to info@fmblions.com.

CALL JERRY TO JOIN US FOR A NO OBLIGATION VISIT AND A GREAT DINNER! 823-8327.   

 

BEACH LIONS CALENDAR
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