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District 41

Oakland Maine United States
Club Number:13655
Club Address:69 Church Street, OAKLAND MAINE 04963
Club Tel:207-465-2753
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President (207) 465-9946
1st Vice President (207) 547-4394
Secretary (207) 465-2753
Membership Chairman

Ever since Helen Keller addressed the Lions Club at our 1925 International Conference in the United States and challenged us to become "Knights of the Blind," vision preservation and accommodations for those with vision problems have been a main focus of Lions Clubs throughout the world..

Due to the kindness of a very generous local benefactor,the Oakland Lions Club renewed our Annual Children's Eye Screening Program with our new PediaVision SPOT camera on Monday, March 25, 2013 at the Atwood Primary School during Kindergarten Registration, and it was a big hit! We tested a total of 38 children – 33 were found to be “In Range” for all indicators (no concerns), and 5 were “Out of Range” for one or more indicators, and a “Complete Eye Exam” with their doctor was recommended. We had a great day – we had fun, we helped others, and we met a lot of nice people! And our Eye Screening Program for young children is now a key ongoing program again!
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We have lots of fun while we help a lot of people - won't you join us in some of the following activities and programs?

  • Annual Chicken BBQ in June or July, and Lobster Bake in August - All proceeds used to assist others
  • Giant Yard Sales in June, July, and August - All proceeds used to assist others 
  • Christmas Tree Sales - Benefits Christmas Party for Oakland Children
  • Christmas Party for Oakland Children - Toys, warm winter clothes, food, fun & a visit from Santa
  • Oakland Fishing Frenzy - Fishing for Oakland youth and their families
  • Provide college scholarships to Oakland students
  • Sponsor Oakland Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts
  • Assist with eyeglasses for those in need
  • Support Messalonskee Trails
  • Support Oakland Veterans
  • Sponsor local speech competition for high school students
  • Support Oakland Fire, Police and Recreation Department special projects 
  • Provide annual free rabies clinic for Oakland pets
  • Sponsor Oakland Public Library Summer Reading Program
  • Worked with American Legion and Firefighters Association to purchase ice rescue sled and an AED
  • Donate to Oakland food pantry
  • Collect and recycle eyeglasses, cell phones and hearing aids
  • Assist with Maine Built PETs (Personal Energy Transportation), hand crank carts for the disabled in third world countries
  • Support Lions Club International Foundation
  • Raised $1,000 for Katrina and Tsumani relief

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