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Lions Clubs Invite Public to Children’s Dignity Week Event 

August 24, 2015, 4:32 PM HST
* Updated August 24, 4:35 PM
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2015 Event Flyer final11By Maui Now Staff

Maui Lions Club and Mauna Kahalawai Lions Club Branch invites the community to a special international service event on Aug. 30, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lahaina Cannery Mall.

The Children’s Dignity Week event benefitting youth in the community brings Lions around the world together to share in service activities that promote the dignity of the most vulnerable members of society—children.

Parents and children of all ages are invited to attend this free event.

Children’s Dignity Week is a great opportunity for residents to learn more about the Maui Lions Club and Mauna Kahalawai Lions Club Branch, its work and opportunities to get involved.

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“We want to share the great things we’re doing in the community, and let others know how they can help,” said Maui Lions Club President Jackie Yamamoto.

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The event will include free entertainment, a keiki identification program, vision screenings, blood pressure readings and safety information from county services.

Children’s Dignity Week is a special Lions Worldwide Week of Service event that will kick off Aug. 30 as part of the celebration of Lions Clubs International’s Centennial, giving Lions from around the world an opportunity to take part in Lions Clubs International’s Centennial goal of serving 100 million people by the group’s 100th anniversary.

To learn more about the event, the Maui Lions Club and Mauna Kahalawai Lions Club Branch or its service projects, contact Yamamoto at (808) 281-4474 or Mauna Kahalawai Lions Club Branch President Lisa Pua‘a at (808) 264-1151.

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Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Its 1.4 million members in more than 46,000 clubs are serving communities in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the globe.

Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired, championed youth initiatives and strengthened local communities through hands-on service and humanitarian projects.

For more information about Lions Clubs International, go online.

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