Lehighton Area Lioness Lions will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the home of Pat Whitehead 463 Indian Hill Road (across from Walker's tree farm). Lions are reminded to bring a covered dish and invite a guess or family member to attend. Reservations can be made by contacting Linda Benner at (610)377-3685.
Community members are encouraged to place used eyeglasses at any of the following Lehighton locations: Lehighton High Rise, First Street; Lehighton Library, South Street; PNC Bank, First Street; Wells Fargo Bank, Interchange Road; Jim Thorpe National Bank, Fourth Street; Mallard Market, Second Street; Lehighton Municipal Building, Second Street; Dr. Hawk Dental Office, South Third Street; Dr. Dematte Chiropractic, Interchange Road, Lehighton; Wells Fargo Bank, Interchange Road; PNC Bank, Route 443; and Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, 12th Street.
Eyeglasses are recycled for those in other countries who are unable to afford corrective lenses. Fifty nine pairs of eyeglasses were recently collected from the donation sites.
Anyone needing financial assistance with eyeglasses can contact committee chairman Lisa Whitehead at (610) 379-4002.
There are financial guidelines that must be followed by all applicants and a written application must be completed and approved.
Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or who would like to attend a meeting should contact Sandra Whiteman at (610) 377-1506 or email the club at firstname.lastname@example.org.