In 1925, Helen Keller challenged the Lions Club to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.” And they accepted. For nearly 100 years, members of the Lions Club have worked on projects designed to prevent blindness, restore eyesight and improve eye health and eye care for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In addition, they have developed programs that demonstrate concern and respect for the dignity and independence of people who have hearing or speech disorders, with the goal of improving their quality of life.
One of their programs includes the Mobile Screening Unit (MSU), an important tool in the early detection of vision and hearing problems. The Charlotte SouthPark Lions Club will be visiting CPCC to conduct free vision and hearing screenings for students, faculty, and staff. This is a screening only and should not be confused with a complete exam. Based on the individual’s screening results, a recommendation will be made to that individual as to when they should have a complete exam. Screenings will be conducted on a drop-in basis. The Lions Club will also be collecting eyeglasses for donation.
Thursday, April 2
9 AM – 2 PM
Parking Lot B, 3rd Floor Entrance by Security
315 West Hebron Street, Charlotte, NC 28273
Thursday, April 23
9 AM – 2 PM
Pete’s Fountain Out Front Circle
2800 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews, NC 28105