Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Archive

Lions learn about visual impairment through Dinner in the Dark

Advertisement

As many of you might know, one of the primary focuses of Lions Clubs is to aid the sight impaired and support healthy eyesight. At our meeting this month we experienced the world of the sight impaired by navigating our dinner meeting blindfolded. The initiative, Dinner in the Dark, (brought to us by member Trisha McMahon), asked our members to eat a three-course meal blindfolded.  

It was a fascinating evening of using our other senses to manage an activity that we typically take for granted. We will probably do this again next year and open it to the community as a fundraiser.

We also heard from scholarship recipient Aiden Cherniski about how his experience at Bucknell University. We are gearing up for the spring Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Show, (camamuseum.org ) on April 27 and 28 when we will again be flipping burgers and grilling hotdogs! 

Our next blood drive will be on April 15 at the Community House, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Click here if you would like to donate. 

Stay tuned – we will be organizing a CPR certification and recertification course in May.

For more information about Lions check out our web site https://kentlions.org

The Kent Lions Club is a group of local volunteers who gather to support our community. Through awareness activities, fundraising and donating time to various projects and initiatives, we strive to make town a better place.

Guest Submission
Written By

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Subscribe

Subscribe to receive an email every time we publish a new edition of the GTD!

*
Advertisement

Upcoming Events

You May Also Like

Featured

KENT—Kent Center School Principal Michelle Mott and the Board of Education ran into a barrage of complaints from parents concerned about the information their...

Business

KENT – Julianne Dow has returned to a place that she loved as a teenager to retire and run her business, Dow Integrative Institute....

Featured

KENT – Author Peter Vermilyea clearly loves enlightening local residents on the history of Litchfield County towns. He’s published his third book, “Litchfield County...

Opinions

To the Editor: I was shocked to read the April 11 Kent Good Times Dispatch article “Project Sage curriculum provokes firestorm of protest.” Not...

Featured

KENT – “Here Comes the Sun” could be heard over the speakers at 45 on Main just as the partial eclipse reached its high...