Archive for November, 2014

Announcing our improved Vehicle Donation Program

Posted on November 23, 20141 Comment

The Fairfax Lions are beginning a promotion this week for our new vehicle donations program. Donors can make tax deductible donations of automobiles, trucks, boats, motor homes, and other valuable belongings by calling 1-855-500-RIDE or by filling out an online form at www.fairfaxlions-cardonations.org.

How to Donate

The generosity of our donors enables the Lions to support many local projects in support of our community. Since 1951 the Fairfax Lions have raised and returned more than $1,500,000 dollars to the community! We have provided more than 600,000 volunteer hours of hands-on assistance to those in need. The focus of our charitable work includes sight and hearing retention and youth programs. We collect and recycle eyeglasses, deliver food baskets to families in need, conduct an annual youth music scholarship competition, support Little League baseball teams, purchase new eyeglasses for individuals who cannot afford them, conduct 4 blood drives a year, support the Lions Eye Clinic at Inova Fairfax Hospital, and much more.

Fruit Sale – Our Primary Fund Raising Activity

Posted on November 21, 2014Comments are off

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Our 1st Citrus Fruit Sale this fall took place Nov 20-22, 2014.  The weather was colder than usual, but our good & loyal customers  showed up!  Thanks to ALL of you who bought delicious naval oranges and ruby red grapefruit.  Because of our great customers, we sold-out of oranges by Friday noon.  It was a successful activity, and provides the Fairfax Lions Club a financial basis for our charity programs over the next year.  PLEASE KEEP US IN MIND FOR OUR NEXT CITRUS SALE, DEC 18-20, SAME PLACE!

New Lion, Member of Fairfax Lions Club

Posted on November 19, 2014Comments are off

The Fairfax Lions are proud to announce that new Lion Lucia Ruvolo has selected as her club – the Fairfax Lions Club!  The Club held an induction ceremony at the dinner meeting on Nov 18, 2014, led by VA Lions Past-Council-Chair Bill Bartlett.  Lucia was accompanied by her Lion sponsor, Elden Wright. Congratulations Lucia, on a GREAT DAY – becoming a Lion!

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Dr. Stough Speaks on “The Effect of Technology on Transportation Operations and Policy”

Posted on November 19, 2014Comments are off

At our dinner meeting on November 18, 2014, our guest speaker was Dr. Roger Stough, Director of GMU’s International Center for Regulatory Science and Associate Dean of Research for the School of Public Policy. Dr. Stough discussed “The Effect of Technology on Transportation Operations and Policy”, which included a little bit of everything from Google’s driver-less vehicles (already on the road in two states), to toll roads, to “beam energy” powered flying cars. A common theme throughout his talk was that various forms of “institutional barriers” frequently hamper the introduction of technology-based efficiencies in transportation.

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CITRUS FRUIT SALE…NOV 20-22, 2014

Posted on November 2, 20141 Comment

GET YOUR DISCOUNT COUPON – $3 OFF EACH CASE OF FRUIT

We’re getting ready to roar into the holidays with another Grrrrrrrreat Citrus Sale! Have you signed up for email coupons?  We send out coupons twice before each sale: about two weeks ahead of the sale and again the day before the sale starts.  Sign up early to be sure to receive a discount off the already great price!  Click here to sign up. We will be selling fresh Ruby Red Grapefruits and Navel Oranges straight from the farms of Florida, Vermont Maple Syrup, and Virginia Peanuts. Our doors are opened from 9am – 6pm Daily. Find us at Fairfax Circle, along Old Lee Hwy/Fairfax Blvd, adjacent to Home Depot. Look for the blue and white moving van from Craig Van Lines. If you haven’t signed up for our notification list, please CLICK HERE so you will receive notification prior to each sale. You’ll also receive a coupon for $3.00 off each full box purchased! Fairfax Lions Citrus Sale Location

We’ll also be back for December and March citrus sales.  Don’t forget to sign up for reminders and coupons!