Coon Valley Lions from USA donate to San Pedro Lions
Saturday, February 7th, 2015
Coon Valley Lions Club from Wisconsin, USA made a generous donation to the San Pedro Lions Club on January 2015. During his latest visit to Ambergris Caye, Coon Valley Lion, Loran Nordgren presented a check of $1,000US to San Pedro Lion, Melanie Paz.
This is the second donation that the San Pedro Lions have received from the Coon Valley Lions. In January of 2013 Nordgren presented the San Pedro Lions with a donation of $3,541US. “The first donation was used to provide vision testing and glasses to over 30 school children. We are always grateful for these donations as they go towards the betterment of the community,” said Paz.
Paz explained that this recent donation will be put towards the purchase of a vision screener that will help better address vision problems within the San Pedro community. “We feel that this visual screener is needed in the community and that’s why we will strive to get it. The club will be planning several fundraising events to collect the remainder of the monies needed,” said Paz. The screener, which can test people six months and older, is estimated to cost $7,300US, so any donation towards it is highly appreciated.
The San Pedro Lions Club extends a big thank you to Loran Nordgren and the entire Coon Valley Lions Club for their continued support.
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