5Below are listed SOME
community programs of the Oak Harbor Lions Club,
and the level of activity in recent years.
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Camp Horizon: We
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
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.
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 to low income members of our community.
Last year we helped 6 people with hearing problems get hearing aids.
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
July: We Support Whidbey Help House by accepting donations at Safeway.
Last year we collected $350, and helped collect 2000 food items.
Equipment: We Loan Beds, Walkers, wheelchairs, & more to persons in need.
Last year we loaned more than 300 home medical items to area residents.
free screening to public for hearing, vision, glaucoma, diabetes,
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
Fresh Washington fruit & vegetables in June, July, and August.
Tree Sales: We sell Christmas trees, Thanksgiving - December ??
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.
Northwest Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center
(Has links to the Zone Sites)