Speaker - Denver Lions Foundation
Denver Lions in Person Meeting
Maggianio's on 16th Street Mall
Noon to 1:30 pm
The Denver Lions Foundation is so important as it funds all the good works of the Denver Lions Club.  This funding ranges from providing eye exams and glasses for those in need to finding kids with vision problems through KidSight to providing daycare at Denver Lions Early Learning Center.  And there are many more.  At this meeting, Lion Tim O'Brien and the Foundation board will present how your Foundation funds are spent.  This is complete transparency.  You will not want to miss this meeting. 
Also, Holly Rutherford-Allen, Director of KidSight Colorado, will give us an update on the program.  
Upcoming Speakers
  • October 12 – Denver Lions Foundation Annual Report and Colorado KidSight Report
  • October 26 – History Colorado and the KKK Ledgers
  • November 9 – DU Law Professor on the mentoring program
All meetings are from noon to 1:30 pm at Magginano's on the 16th Street Mall
KidSight at Operation Freebird
We are starting to plan for the KidSight event at Operation Freebird.  We need a team leader and screening volunteers.  This is a big event with 7000 people attending and 2000 free turkeys given away.  Also, all the fixings for a Thanksgiving dinner.  In the past we a screeded 100 kids.
Event:  Operation Freebird put on by the Adams County Sheriff Dept
Date: Saturday, November 20
Time: 10 am to 2 pm (set up a tent at 9 am)
Location:  Parking lot of Appliance Factory 321 W 84th Ave #1, Thornton, CO 80260
Volunteers Needed:  Team leader to take screening tent, tables, and chairs, PlusOptic to the event, also five volunteers to screen and scout the crowds. 
I will be traveling on these dates so need a team leader
Lion Fletcher Brown
New Member  Lion Jack Brinkley
Welcome new member Jack Brinkley into the Lions Motorcycle Club which is a Denver Lions Branch Club.   Erick Orduno, MC Club president, and Ron Abo made the presentation:
Colorado Lions Foundation Scholarships 2021 Awards
The following four Colorado High School Senior students were selected for the Colorado Lions Foundation Scholarship Awards. Each received a scholarship award of $2,500.  We receive 30-40 applications from each district.
District 6C - Paris Kiehl sponsored by the Lafayette Lions Club going to CSU
District 6NE - Daisy Grado sponsored by the Brush Lions Club
District 6SE - Andrew Huffman II sponsored by the Las Animas Lions Club going to North Central Kansas Technical College
District 6W - Hadley Ross sponsored by the Leadville Lions Club going to Montana State or Western Colorado University
Kendra Plaschko gave a great presentation on the International Hearing Dogs program. CLICK HERE to view the presentation
The Denver Den Impacts 100,000 People Each Year