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Assisting Habitat for Humanity in building a handicap ramp for a home under construction were Salisbury-Wicomico Lions Steve Reed, Tony Gilkerson, Bob Anderson and JR Lloyd.
Salisbury-Wicomico Lions lend a hand to
Habitat for Humanity

Saturday, October 31, members of the Salisbury-Wicomico Lions Club joined representatives of Habitat for Humanity and the soon to be new owner of the latest Habitat home on Cook Drive in Salisbury.

Habitat is nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization building simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need that has helped a number of families in the Salisbury area. They welcome volunteers to help them and the new owners construct the new homes.

The Salisbury-Wicomico Lions Club is a group of individuals whose Club is part of Lions Clubs International meeting the needs of local communities and the world. The more than 1.3 million members in 205 countries and geographic areas are different in many ways, but share a core belief Ė community is what we make it. While Salisbury-Wicomico Lions focus primarily on people with vision challenges, the club, like Lions everywhere, supports the motto "We Serve" and works in many ways to help make Salisbury and Wicomico County better places to live.

If you are interested in joining or supporting efforts of the Salisbury-Wicomico Lions Club contact any member -see the website at http://www.salisburywicomicolions.org/ or call the Club secretary, Bill Houlihan at (410) 896-2838.




Salisbury-Wicomico Lions Club members landscaping the new training facility for Blind Industries on Northwood Drive include, L-R JR Lloyd, Mike Eder, Gary Minner, Bryan Adkins, Steve Reed, Bob Culver, and Bob Anderson.
Salisbury Training Center for Blind Seniors
Saturday March 20
members of the Salisbury-Wicomico Lions club got together to landscape the new Salisbury Training Center for Blind Seniors being built by Blind Industries and Services of Maryland. The senior center is located adjacent to BISMís Salisbury Branch at 2240 Northwood Drive.

When completed the building will allow BISM to improve and expand training programs and services for blind and visually impaired seniors of the Eastern Shore. The center will feature an accessible training kitchen, Braille classroom, adapted computer technology lab, multi-purpose room, spacious meeting area, and offices.

Lions Clubs worldwide support programs assisting visually impaired people through efforts of individual Clubs. Salisbury-Wicomico proudly supports BISM, Wilmer Eye Center, and Lions Vision Research Foundation. The Club has directly assisted in obtaining exams and glasses for needy children and collected used glasses through recycle boxes for distribution by the International Organization.
 




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