Lions World Sight Day

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On Tuesday 7th October Stone Lions Club held what has become an annual event with their “Walk for Sight” this being part of the Lions International Sight Awareness week, organised once again by District Officer for sight Lion John Sanders.

My-pictures-shortcut-walk-for-sightMayor of Stone Councillor Cathy Collier joined the Lions as a blind folded member of the walk, she was accompanied by Lion President Rod Niven and various other walkers from the Town,  the club were very pleased to have the company of Lions District Governor Carole Godden from Stoke on Trent Lions, who joined them for the walk.

World-sight-day-October-7th-2014-011On a cold Autumn morning the walk progressed through the Town visiting both Peter Bowers and Nusyte opticians, collection boxes are located in both premises for any unwanted spectacles, over the years many thousands of specs have been passed on for sorting by Chichester Lions and then on for Worldwide distribution.

World-sight-day-October-7th-2014-001Many thanks go to all who have donated their unwanted glasses, and please keep them coming, also hearing aids would be appreciated.

Photos show the groups of walkers and a close up of the Mayor with Lion President Rod Niven, his turn for the blindfold!

Lion Mike Potter, Stone Lions Club Pro.