Lions Walk-a-Thon for health care

The Walk-a-Thon for Health Care is a new fundraising event for Lions Zone E10 which consists of:  Fairmont & District Lions Club, Golden Lions Club, Lake Windermere District Lions Club and the Wasa Lake Lions Club.

The Lions are asking the public’s support to Pledge-a-Lion ($ per km) from one of the 4 clubs who are walking in each of their communities on Sunday, August 24 from 9:00 am to Noon.   The combined goal is to accomplish walking a total of 232 km the equivalent of the distance Golden to Fort Steele.

The Lions’ goal is to raise $15,000 with the gift directed to East Kootenay Foundation for Health in support of its Ophthalmology Care Fund.  Lions International has long been known to support sight programs and services.

For more information on the Walk-a-Thon for Health Care contact President Harold Hazelaar, Lake Windermere District Lions Club (250) 342-7656 or Donna Grainger, at East Kootenay Foundation for Health        1-877-489-6481 or 250 489-6481.

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