Archive for May, 2021

Thank You Note from Food For Others

Posted on May 29, 2021Comments are off

Fairfax Lions are pleased to help others in our community…

Fairfax Zonta – Helping Stop Child Marriage

Posted on May 19, 2021Comments are off

At our Lions Club meeting on May 18th, Blanche Anderson of the Fairfax Zonta Club told us that globally, 21% of girls are married before they turn 18. 

Zonta Club Representative Blanche Anderson Speaks to Lions Club

Early marriage has many bad consequences for the child bride.  They include: early end to education, lower wages and poverty, and higher risks of divorce/high-risk pregnancy/and disease and illness. 

Blanche provided links to several web sites to better understand the problem: and. and and

Fairfax Lions Club Awarded “Kindness Matters Service Award”

Posted on May 11, 2021Comments are off

The Lions Clubs International “Kindness Matters Service Award” is given to only 20 Lions Clubs worldwide (of over 48,000 Lions Clubs). Fairfax Lions Club is honored to receive this award for our service to help relieve hunger in our community over the past year.

The KMSA presented to Fairfax Lions Club
On May 10th, Lions Clubs International presented Fairfax Lions Club the “Kindness Matters Service Award.”
Each Individual Received a Medal Representing the Club Award

“70 for 70” Campaign Milestone

Posted on May 11, 2021Comments are off

Fairfax Lions Club celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, with our “70 for 70” campaign. Club members were asked to generate donations of “70” …dollars, food, service hours – to help members of our community who are “food-insecure.”

On May 10th, we met at “Food for Others” (a Fairfax community food bank), and presented a Club check for $7070, individual donor checks totaling $1000, over 700 cans of food (weighing 791 lbs), and Power Packs (weekend meals for school age kids).

Fairfax Lions Club Presents Check to Food for Others
Fairfax Lions President Leads the Presentation
791 pounds of canned food – all in one carload!