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Ray Miklaucic – Bishop Lion of the Year

Press release At the recent visitation by Lions International District 4-L1 Governor Sondra Tersigni (left) to the Bishop Lions Club, it was a surprise announcement by  2018-2019 Bishop Lions Club President Paul Bedell (far right) that long-time Lion Ray Miklaucic (holding plaque) was Lion of The Year for his work and service to the Bishop […]

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2018 LES Group

Leadership Eastern Sierra program – a diverse curriculum

Press release The organizers of the Leadership Eastern Sierra (LES) program are pleased to announce that nineteen people have successfully completed the program. Leadership Eastern Sierra (LES) is not a typical leadership class. The program was established three years ago and is a biennial program designed to increase awareness of issues and challenges specific to […]

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Bishop Lions help students with ‘brain food’

Press release With STAR testing ongoing at Bishop Union High School this week, Bishop Lions served 150 pancake meals on Tuesday and 115 on Wednesday – the big group returned today, Thursday, May 17, 2018 for more pancakes and brain food, provided by Lion Bob Winzenread’s pancake trailer crew of 10 Bishop Lions. According to Karyn Holland, BUHS […]

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Bishop Lions Club thanks participants and sponsors

Press release The Bishop Lions Club recently hosted the Sierra Region meeting of Lions International’s District 4-L1 during which several presenters and participants and sponsors played a large part in the conference’s success. The Bishop and District Lions leadership, spearheaded by District 4-L1 Governor Steven Morgan, wish to express their gratitude to the Bishop LEO […]

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Bishop Lions Club thanked for vision-support program

Press release Shown at a recent March Bishop Lions Club meeting are Norma Vedder (l) and Dr. Charlotte Helvie, who attended the lunch to thank the Bishop Lions for their activity in supporting requests from various local agencies, groups and individuals for assistance in getting eye exams and glasses when private or company or MediCare […]

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Bishop Lions Club receives SPOT vision device

Press release The Bishop Lions Club has received its new Welch Allyn SPOT vision screening device which is part of Lion District 4L-1’s progressing into higher technology to assist Lions’ vision programs internationally. The new SPOT vision screener is extremely compact for use and links wirelessly to its accompanying printer for the read-out of the […]

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Bishop Lions Club welcomes informative guest speakers

Press releases Explaining the Wild Iris program entitled Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to the Bishop Lions Club recently is Ms. Ginnie Bird, Case Manager for the CASA program. CASA will be training volunteers during February who are adults interested in serving as advocates for very vulnerable children, many of whom are involved with the […]

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Bruce Kingsbury earns Lions Club award

Press release One of the highest awards a local Lions Club can bestow upon one of its members is the Melvin Jones Fellowship, named after the founder of Lions International in Chicago, June 7, 1917.  The award is actually an investment made by a local Lions Club through its headquarters in Chicago for international programs […]

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Olga Rojas – Extraordinary community volunteer

By Charles James If most of us are honest, we don’t do nearly as much for others in need as we should, but we rationalize that we are “just too busy,” although much of what we do falls in the category of “busy work” and “self-serving activity.” Fortunately for our community there are people like […]

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Bishop Lions Club ramps it up again

– Information submitted One of the most generous and yet invisible programs conducted by the Bishop Lions Club is the construction and installation of handicapped ramps for residents confined to a wheelchair or walker or other limitation to normal mobility. Lion Lefty Irwin (shown here sitting and supervising the installation of his committee’s 124th or […]

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