5Below are listed SOME OF the community programs of the Oak Harbor Lions Club, 
                        and the level of activity in recent years.

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Camp Horizon:    We support Camp Horizon with maintenance and other support.
                                  Last Year we provided $3500 for "Camperships," and more than 400 hours of
                                     volunteer labor to help serve and maintain the camp.

           
Oak Harbor lions prepare and serve a meal to the campers

Scholarships:      We support Oak Harbor High School students with vocational & academic Scholarships.
                                       Each year we provide funds for two two-year, and two four-year $750
                                         scholarships for a total of $3000 per year. 

White Canes:      We support LIONS INTERNATIONAL White Cane Days.
                                       Last year we sent $2000 to Northwest Sight & Hearing Foundation.

Sight:         We provide eye exams and glasses for people who need help.
                                     
Last Year we provided eye exams and glasses to 58 people, many of them children,
                                          and collected over 3450 pair of used glasses for Lions International.

Play It By Ear:    Support LIONS INTERNATIONAL Golden Ears.
                       Last year we sent $500 to Northwest Sight & Hearing for the Play It By Ear Program.

Hearing Aids:       Provide hearing aids to low income members of our community.
                                
    Last year we helped 6 people with hearing problems get hearing aids.

Community 
Construction: 
We build wheelchair ramps for persons in need and
other community support projects.
 I recent years we have helped many families with ramps, and we spent 140 hours
 building a children's playground for Marjie's House, a shelter for abused women
  and their children.  We built the gazebo at the Fort Nugent Childrens' Park,
  constructed the gazebo at Hal Ramaley Park for the Oak Harbor Garden Club,
  and many more community projects.

                                                        
                                     Some of the community construction projects of the Oak Harbor Lions Club

                                                       

Christmas in 
July:           
We Support Whidbey Help House by accepting donations at Safeway.
                                       Last year we collected $350, and helped collect  2000 food items.

Medical 
Equipment:      
We Loan Beds, Walkers, wheelchairs, & more to persons in need.
                                     Last year we loaned more than 300 home medical items to area residents.

Health Van:            We Provide free screening to public for hearing, vision, glaucoma, diabetes, 
                                  & hypertension.
                                   Last year we provided health screenings to 64 people.
                                           

Blood Draws   We assist  Puget Sound Blood Center, with local blood drives with 
                                  registration, and donor monitoring (Canteen)
               

Below are some of the projects that help raise money to provide the above programs. 

Fruit Sales:          We sell Fresh Washington fruit & vegetables in June, July, and August.
                                           

Christmas 
Tree Sales:      
We sell Christmas trees, Thanksgiving - December ??

Flag Project:         We display more than 325 American flags throughout Oak Harbor,
                                             on 12 Special Days each year.
                                        This program is paid for by the merchants where you see the flags,
                                            and some individuals.

 

                                            MORE LINKS

                   Northwest Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center

                                              District 19-H 
                                 (Has links to the Zone Sites)

                                                    MD-19

                                              Puget Sound Blood Center