provided to The Santiva Chronicle
Sanibel-Captiva Lions club welcomed its fourth new member of the year, Mark Salvo, at its evening meeting, Jan. 19. The induction was led by Tom Mavor, District Treasurer, who reviewed the history of the Lions as a local and international organization with a “We Serve” motto. Salvo was joined by his Sponsor, Lion Jerry Miller. President Steve Schulz presided.
The Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club will be sending two teams to the Feed My Starving Children Mobile Food pack on Jan. 29, at Sanibel Community Church. The Club has begun preparations for its annual Arts and Crafts fair March 11-12 to raise funds for local charities.
The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club has been serving the Sanibel and Captiva Communities for more than 50 years. While the Lions Club is most known for their effort to eliminate preventable blindness, the club serves citizens of the islands and greater Southwest Florida in a variety of ways. The local club is part of Lions Club International, the largest service organization in the world with more than 1.4 million members in chapters in more than 200 countries.
Individuals interested in community service are invited to visit a club meeting to learn more. Club meetings are held at 6 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at the Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way. Sanibel Captiva Lions Club holds regular dinner meetings on the first and third Wednesday of the month during the year.
For more information on the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club or to arrange a visit, contact Membership Chair Lion Steven Schulz at PO Box 391, Sanibel, FL 33957, or 239-233-6261, or visit the San-Cap Lion’s website.