El Dorado Springs invites local veterans to join club

Posted November 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm

El Dorado Springs Lions Club is offering local U.S. veterans a special opportunity to serve their community.

The Involve a U.S. Veteran program is a nationwide initiative sponsored by Lions Clubs International that offers qualified U.S. veterans an entrance fee waiver of up to $30 when joining a local Lions Club. The waiver is available to the first 5,000 U.S. veterans and the program runs through June 30, 2015.

Eligible veterans include Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard personnel who are retired or were honorably discharged from these services. National Guard and Reserve personnel who were called to active duty for other than training (persons may still be enlisted in these services) and other personnel the U.S. services consider a veteran are also eligible.

To learn more about the Involve a U.S. Veteran program or the El Dorado Springs Lions Club, contact Shirley Beckman at 417/87604298. The El Dorado Springs Lions Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Its 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs are serving communities in over 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 hand-on service and humanitarian projects. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit lionsclubs.org.