Deborah Lillegard Begins Lions Leadership Term on Sights for Hope Board

Photo of a Pennsylvania Lions District 14-K Governor Deborah Lillegard speaking at the Lions4Sight 2022 Breakfast

Deborah Lillegard, Immediate Past District Governor of Pennsylvania Lions District 14-K, has begun a one-year term on the Sights for Hope Board of Directors. Each District 14-K Governor becomes the board’s Lions Leadership Director automatically at the conclusion of his or her tenure. District 14-K represents Lions Clubs in Lehigh and Northampton counties, areas from […]

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Lions Day of Fishing with Clients Rescheduled for Saturday, May 14, due to Weather Forecast

Three Sights for Hope clients pose with fish they caught during a Lions Day of Fishing event

This year’s Lions Day of Fishing with Sights for Hope clients has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 14, due to the forecast of inclement weather this Saturday. The annual event at a lake in Bath PA, sponsored by the Moore Township Lions Club, includes breakfast, lunch, and a fun awards ceremony. The Lions Day of […]

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Sights for Hope Tops Prior Year’s Lions Campaign Total, Announces New Lions Club for Monroe Clients

Photo of Dennis Zehner, Executive Director and CEO of Sights for Hope, at the podium during the Lions4Sight 2022 Breakfast

Sights for Hope surpassed its previous year’s Lions Campaign total Tuesday during its Lions4Sight 2022 Breakfast. Sights for Hope also announced on Tuesday the formation of the Monroe Sights for Hope Lions Club, a branch of the Stroudsburg Lions Club. Sights for Hope’s Lions 2021-2022 Campaign has raised $30,889 to date, surpassing the previous year’s […]

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Lehigh Valley Sights for Hope Lions Club Activates with First Member Inductions

Photo of the members of the Sights for Hope Lehigh Valley Lions Club and officials from PA Lions District 14-K

The Lehigh Valley Sights for Hope Lions Club, a branch of the Whitehall Lions Club, was activated officially Monday with its first member inductions. The 10 members were installed Monday by Pennsylvania Lions District 14-K leaders during the club’s inaugural meeting. First-year membership fees for all Sights for Hope clients have been underwritten by the […]

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Sights for Hope Helps Form New Lions Club to Help Lehigh Valley Clients Give Back

Sights for Hope Lehigh Valley Lions Club

Sights for Hope and Pennsylvania Lions District 14-K have formed the Lehigh Valley Sights for Hope Lions Club – a branch of the Whitehall Lions Club that empowers people with visual impairments to give back to their communities. The Lehigh Valley Sights for Hope Lions Club will select and implement service projects at its own […]

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Sights for Hope to Honor Douglas Yingling During its Lions4Sight 2022 Breakfast

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Sights for Hope will honor its former Executive Director and long-time Lions club member Douglas Yingling when its Lions4Sight Breakfast returns on Tuesday, March 22. Yingling – who retired in June 2020 from what was then the Center for Vision Loss – will receive Sights for Hope’s Accessibility Champion Award. The award is given to […]

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Daniel Lombardo Begins Lions Leadership Term on Agency’s Board

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Daniel Lombardo, Immediate Past District Governor of Pennsylvania Lions District 14-K, has begun a one-year term on the Sights for Hope Board of Directors. Each District 14-K Governor becomes the board’s Lions Leadership Director automatically at the conclusion of his or her tenure. District 14-K represents Lions Clubs in Lehigh and Northampton counties, areas from […]

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Lions Day of Fishing with Clients Rescheduled for Saturday, June 5

Photo of a Lions Club member and a client showing off a fish that they caught

This year’s Lions Day of Fishing with Sights for Hope clients has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 5. The annual event, sponsored by the Moore Township Lions Club, includes breakfast, lunch, and a fun awards ceremony. This year’s event marks its return after it was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lions […]

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Agency Posts Lions Campaign Growth for 2020, Schedules Next Campaign for January

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The Center for Vision Loss announced today that its Lions Needs Campaign produced a revenue increase in 2019-2020 and that its 2020-2021 campaign will start in January. The 2019-2020 Lions campaign, which closed on June 30, raised a total of $50,674, a growth of approximately 6% over the prior year, said Dennis Zehner, Executive Director […]

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Agency’s VRT Services Gain Support from Alburtis Lions, NEPA Lions Service Foundation

Photo of check presentation from the Alburtis Lions Club

The Alburtis Lions Club secured a $15,000 grant recently from the Northeast PA Lions Service Foundation to support the Center for Vision Loss’ vision rehabilitation therapies – effective hands-on approaches that empower people with visual impairments to seize their independence. Vision rehabilitation therapies, known commonly as VRT, is the agency’s fastest growing service type. The […]

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