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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Great Turnout for Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Saturday Morning

BEDFORD - MAY 7, 2022 - There was a great turnout for the Annual Lions Club Pancake breakfast. The pancake breakfast lasts until noon today.

" We are back to normal," Steve Warren exclaimed as he was turning out the pancakes on the gridle.

Vehicles line up for drive through service at this morning's Lion Club Pancake Breakfast

Both the inside and drive-through lines were both congested, which was a good thing, for a good cause as the Lions Club serves the needs of the community.

The pancake breakfast held both in May and October is the sole fundraising project for the service club.

The motto of the organization is " We Serve" and the organization Serves the Community in a variety of ways.

List of local community projects include:

  • Lawrence County Boys/Girls Club Annual Sponsorships

  • Award BNL Academic Scholarship

  • Distribute copies of the Constitution & Declaration of Independence to Bedford -North Lawrence 11th graders

  • Pre-School Kid Sight Vision Screenings

  • WBIW Safe Night and Senior Fair Vision Screenings

  • Vision Care Assistance for Needy Children and Adults

  • Recycle Used Eyeglasses for Worldwide Distribution

  • Hearing Aid Assistance for Needy Children and Adults

  • Collect Used Hearing Aids for State Programs

  • Help out with Stamp Out Food Hunger Food Drive

  • Help out Lawrence County Cancer Services Annual Car Show

  • Support Distinguished Young Woman ( Junior Miss) Program

  • Build Ramps for those who have Physical Mobility Challenges

  • Ring the Bell for Salvation Army Red Kettle Program

  • Conduct Mosquito Fogging in the City of Bedford

  • Conduct outstanding Youth Appreciation Program

  • Organize & Participate in the Limestone Heritage Festival and Christmas Parades

  • Support United Way Programs

  • Sponsor Bedford Parks Department Kid Activities

Lions Club State Projects Include:

  • Leader Dog

  • Cancer Control

  • Speech and Hearing

  • Eye & Tissue Bank

  • Indiana School for the Blind & Visually Impaired

  • Diabetes Awareness

  • Special Olympics

  • Indiana State Police Law Camp

Internation Projects include:

  • Lions Club Internation Foundation

  • Drug Awareness and Education

  • Youth Exchange

  • Sight First Campaign

There are 46,000 clubs with over 1.4 million members making the Lions Club one of the largest service club organizations.

The Lions Club is always seeking new members to carry on the tradition of service.

Bedford Lions Club meetings are held 2nd and 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Christian Life Center 1515 20th Street Bedford Indiana.

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