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Poquoson Empty Stocking Fund Donation

To get the holiday giving season off to a good start, the Poquoson Lions Club made a recent donation to the Poquoson Empty Stocking Fund.  The Empty Stocking Fund accepts money and gift donations to help those in need during the Christmas holiday season.  Monetary contributions allow for the purchase items ranging from toys, clothing and shoes to bed linens, blankets and pillows.  The Poquoson Lions are proud to make a $1000 donation to this very worthy cause run by former City Councilman Frank Krieger and his wife MaDonna Kreiger.  Accepting the donation is Frank Kreiger, left, from Lion Kathy Feigh of the Poquoson Lions Club


Poquoson Lions donate iPads to Poquoson City Schools

The goals of Lions is to assist those who suffer with blindness, hearing problems and those afflicted with diabetes.  In this case the Poquoson Lions responded to the request from the Poquoson Special Education Department of the Poquoson City Schools.  Ms. Fran Post reported to our Club that two of her students were showing great improvement in their visual reading ability and learning with the use of a borrowed Apple iPad.  Owing to school budget constraints, Ms. Post asked if the Lions might be able to help.  The Poquoson Lions quickly responded and presented the first of two iPads for special education students of Poquoson City Schools.

The picture shows Lion Kathy Feigh (left) presenting the first iPad to Ms. Fran Post of the Poquoson City Schools.


Congressman Rob Wittman Speaks at Poquoson Lions Meeting

On November 18th Congressman Rob Wittman visited us a guest speaker during our dinner meeting. Congressman Wittman was an outstanding guest speaker and the Poquoson Lions club is grateful to the congressman in giving of his time to attend and speak at our meeting.

Community Activities

On Saturday March 28th the Poquoson Lions Club conducted a community Health Fair where we provided hearing, sight, diabetes, glaucoma and blood pressure screening for the community.  The Poquoson Lions’ paid to have the  screening unit, owned by District 24-D Lions, available for their use all day.  There were seventeen Poquoson Lion members along with three District 24-D lions and three nursing students from Thomas Nelson Community College manning the various stations. Here are a few photos captured during the event.

Amy Dougherty, TNCC Nursing Student,providing blood pressure screening for Mr. Ted Grant. Lion Bob Ferrell providing sight screening to Ms. Ruth Duncan Lion Floyd Moore prepares to provide glaucoma screening for Miss Vivian Moore.   Ms. Glades Stewart preparing to participate in the hearing screening.

 Pictures provide by Lion BT Smith.  


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