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Topeka Lions Club

P.O. Box 2127  | Topeka, KS 66601   |  Shawnee County   |  785-249-1913

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Website: www.topekalions.org
Apr 04 2020
2020 Journey for Sight 5K/10K

2020 Journey for Sight 5K/10K

LOCATION:

7016 SW Forbes Ave Combat Air Museum Topeka KS 66619

ROLES:

Hand out water to runner, Give Course directions at intersections and turns

DETAILS:

This is an annual 5k/10K run and 5K Walk to benefit the Topeka Lions Sight Services program. Fund...

REQUIREMENTS:

Fill paper cups with water and hand them out, give directions to runners at the intersections on ...

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Clean the Shunga Trail 2nd Saturdays

LOCATION:

22nd and Washburn Ave Topeka KS 66611

ROLES:

pick up trash

DETAILS:

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Meet at the skate park at 22nd and Washburn Avenue in Topeka KS on the 2nd Sat...

REQUIREMENTS:

Bring personal gloves

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Projects/Events:

Youth Recognition:
Held the last Monday in April we host a luncheon to honor 2 youth from each area High School for academic excellence and involvement in their respective schools.

Environment:
On the 2nd Saturday of the month we clean up a two mile section of the Shunga Trail by the Skate Park near 23rd and Washburn, at 7:30 AM or sunrise when the temperature is above freezing.

Journey for Sight 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run
First Saturday in April we need volunteers to help man the course and keep the runners directed to make the proper turns. Runners are welcome too as this is our annual fundraiser to raise funds to purchase eyeglasses for the needy in Topeka

Vision Assistance
For those who qualify for financial assistance we provide a voucher to purchase basic eyeglass frames fitted with their prescription.

We also provide free screening for children to catch vision problems early enough so that something can be done to correct the problem.

In some cases we can provide a free eye exam.

We host an annual food drive to benefit local charities.

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