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EXPERIENCE
LIONS CLUB OF TAOS

For 94 years, our membership has actively been making Taos
and surrounding communities a better place to live. 
We welcome new members with the same commitment to service.

 

TAOS LIONS

 AT A GLANCE

We are 35 members strong. Our membership comes from diverse backgrounds, but we all share one common value: we are committed to serving our community. You probably already know the Lions Club has made Tio Vivo available to generations of kids; but did you know we also put 76 US Flags around the Taos Plaza on major holidays? Did you know we are behind the free eye screenings at all Taos county schools? These are just a few of our club projects, read on to learn about the many other ways we serve the Taos community.

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WAYS WE HELP

Meaningful Service, Unforgettable Experiences.

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We are the
Knights of the Blind!
We organize and conduct free vision screening to all Taos students.

Helping Elders stay in their homes by offering free guidance as they apply for Federal Assistance programs.

Our members proudly place 76 US Flags around the Taos Plaza for most major holidays. We believe in displaying our patriotic spirit.

Taos Lions help where we can by supporting other charitable organizations who are doing good work throughout the Taos community.

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For 87 years, the Lions Club has been bringing smiles to kids and parents alike. Tio Vivo is a New Mexico treasure.

We partner with three local eye care professionals to subsidize eye exams, eyeglasses, and cataract surgery for local residents in need.

We collect unneeded eyeglasses and redistribute them to those who can benefit from clearer vision.

We help students fill the needs of Taos through scholarships in the fields of: Nursing, EMT training, CDL licensing, and CNA training.

Would you like to support our efforts?
We welcome all donations of time or treasure.
Please reach out to us here:

 
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Responding to a call from Helen Keller in 1925, to be "Knights of the Blind", the Lions Club has been focused on vision issues. We use up-to-date technology to screen the eyes of every Taos County student (with parental consent) to identify vision impairments as early as possible. We have been proudly providing this free service for nearly twenty years.

 
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TAOS LIONS AT WORK:

KIDSIGHT EYE-SCREENING DATES


Oct 20 - Little Bug

Oct 26 - Enos Garcia Elementary

Care to help? Click below to let us know

OUR CLUB IS FEATURED IN THE NATIONAL LIONS MAGAZINE

The headline reads:
"WORLD SIGHT DAY
SEEING A WAY THROUGH
Pandemic forces creative solution to safe school screenings"

 

CLUB MEETING SCHEDULE

MEMBERSHIP MEETING

October 21, 2021

11:00 am to 1:30 pm

Maria Teresa Garcia is the current president of the SOMOS Board of Directors.

SOMOS MISSION STATEMENT: We support and nurture the literary arts, written and spoken, by providing both place and resources for writers, readers, and learners while honoring the cultural diversity of Taos and the Southwest.

Taos Country Club - No-host lunch available from the Club Restaurant.
Guests are welcome. Come discover what the Lions Club of Taos does for Taos.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

November 4, 2021
11:30 - 1:00
Taos Country Club

Taos Country Club - No-host lunch available from the Club Restaurant.
Guests are welcome.
Board of Directors will meet at 10:45am, submit items for agenda.

 

LIONS CLUB OF TAOS
CONTACT US

Lions Club of Taos

PO Box 199

Taos, NM 87571



Tom Kemper, President (575) 770-5660

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