Local Lions Host A “Strides” Walk For Diabetes Awareness
On Saturday, October 8, members of the Clarkton Lions Club, along with their friends and Families will walk in their 8th Annual Strides: Lions for Diabetes Awareness event.
Registration for the walk will begin at 8:30 AM and the 5K (3 Mile) walk will begin at 9:00 AM. A registration fee of $15.00 will get you an event T-shirt. Registration without a T-Shirt is $5.00. Walk at your leisure throught a quiet neighbor. This is an enjoyable way for the community to join together in the fight against diabetes. All proceeds from this walk will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
Lions all over the world organize Strides events in their communities to heighten awareness of diabetes and its complications and to provide information on preventing and managing the disease. These events promote regular, healthy exercise and include participants of all ages.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with nearly 1.3 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917. Lions have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.
Come join us on Saturday, October 8, 2022. Look for us in the parking lot adjacent to First Baptist Church @ 10233 South College Street in Clarkton, N.C.
The Clarkton Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4t Tuesday @ 6:30 PM every month at the Clarkton Fire Dept. on Peach Street in Clarkton. We are seeking new members and welcome those who are interested in serving our community to join us.
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