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Missoula Donates $5,000 to Leaderdog

On November 14th, the Missoula Lions Club donated $5,000 to Leaderdog.

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Winnett Lions Club-Five New Members!

The Winnett Lions Club has 5 new members! Pictured below are three of the inductees and their sponsors during the Induction ceremony.

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Coutts Sweetgrass Charter Night – 88 years

The Coutts Sweetgrass Lions Club celebrated it’s 88th year October 25th.  First District Vice Governor Brian Gertiser joined the celebration at our new Sunburst Community Center that the Club donated over 1,000 hours to during the past year.  We helped convert a shop into a beautiful, functional center with a commercial kitchen, bathrooms, a bar and lots of space for community gatherings.

 

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DO’s AND DON’T’s of Eyeglass Recycling

DO’s AND DON’T’s of Eyeglass Recycling for Northwest Lions Eye Recycling Center (NWLERC):

1. Make Sure Glasses Are Being Recycled From All Sources
Optometrists
Eye Care Centers
Senior Centers
Funeral Businesses

2. If possible, repack glasses donations into a 12 x 12 x 16″ container.

3. Separate these items and pack  in a zip lock bag to enclose in the box sent.  (The recycle center receives 1/3 of their financing from these items)

All loose lenses
All broken frames
All prescription sunglasses

4. Remove these items (and do not send in the shipment):

All reader glasses
All hard cases ( soft cases can be reused in shipping)

5. Pack glasses loosely and neatly in the boxes
Making the shipment neat helps with the removal for inspection and cleaning.
Add shipping label to the top side of box filled out per instruction.

NOTE:  Walmart has collection boxes in their stores.  Please remove cases when donating to these sites.

Website is NWLERC Seattle, WA Northwest Lions Eye Recycling Center

If you have any questions, please call Jack Beckman, 406.231.2424 or email at [email protected]