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International Association of Lions Clubs (Lions Clubs International) - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

International Association of Lions Clubs (Lions Clubs International)
300 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842
(630) 571-5466 (Local)
(630) 571-8890 (Fax)
http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/who-we-are/index.php

Brief Description

For assistance, contact the Program Development Department, International Activities and Program Planning Division.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Staff description: Staff provides guidance to volunteers in the field who perform services for the visually impaired.
Geographic area served: International: 44,500 clubs serve in over 185 countries and geographical areas.
Publications: The LION Magazine, various health informational brochures, guide for district and multiple-district sight chairs.

Staff

Gary LaPetina, Executive Administrator, glapetin@lionsclubs.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Promotes diabetes awareness and education.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Makes computer training available through individual Lions-supported and vocational facilities.
  • Information and Referral
    • Forwards requests appropriately through the Program Development Department. Telephone: 630-571-5466, extension 318 or 320.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Develops or supports programs to provide vision testing and screenings, conducts special projects, such as those for low vision.

Services for Children

  • Health
    • Organizes vision or hearing screening for children.
  • Summer/Day Camps and After-school Programs
    • Provides support for sending children with diabetes or physical challenges to specialized camps.
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