The West Hawaii Lions Club consisting of the Hamakua, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kohala, Kaloko Branch, Kailua Kona, and Lions Club of Kona will be holding a charity walk- Walk for Vision and Hearing” to benefit the Hawaii Lions Foundation.
The Hawaii Lions Foundation, is the non-profit arm of Hawaii Lions. One of their programs, includes the “Uninsured/Underinsured” hearing and vision program for Hawaii school children. Monies raised from the charity walk remains in Hawaii to help fund their initiatives, including the continued hearing and vision screening in public schools statewide.
The “Walk for Vision and Hearing” charity walk to be held in Kailua Kona will also be held in Honolulu by other Lions Clubs.
The walk will occur on Sunday, September 30th, 2012, and will begin in the Huggo’s parking lot on Alii Drive, to Makae’o Pavillion, at the Old Kona Airport. A light lunch will be provided at Makae’o Pavillion for all walk participants.
The tax deductible donation to join the charity walk is $35 and includes the light lunch, and an event t-shirt. Applications are available from any Lions Clubs members, or by contacting Hawaii Lions Foundation Trustee Lion Bob Lovin, at 808-969-7966.
Corporate teams and/or corporate donations are also being accepted for this charitable cause. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.
Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.