Former President Jimmy Carter Dedicates ‘Gift of Sight’ Statue at Lions Club International Headquarters in Recognition of Lions’ Blindness Prevention Efforts
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Who: Former President and Lion
What: Dedication of the “Gift of Sight” statue, a gift from The Carter Center to recognize Lions’ efforts to collaboratively combat preventable blindness and announcement of
Where: Lions Clubs International Headquarters, 300 W. 22nd Street,
Why: To honor Lions Clubs International’s ongoing collaborative effort to combat preventable blindness. The dedication of the statue corresponds with a two-day symposium being held at Lions’ headquarters. Representatives from leading organizations from around the world will gather to discuss youth development and blindness prevention.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with 1.3 million members in 45,000 clubs in more than 203 countries and geographical areas around the world. Lions Clubs International Foundation is the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International. LCIF was ranked by a Financial Times’ study as the number one non-governmental organization with which to partner. Established in 1968, LCIF has been involved with blindness prevention and treatment for nearly 20 years through the SightFirst program. LCIF has awarded
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