Essex Junction Lions Club
District 45 Lions

"We Serve"

EyeGlass Assistance

If you or someone you know is in need of reduced cost eyeglasses, the Lions Clubs of Vermont now have a special 'Hotline' phone number for you to call and leave your contact information. You will receive a call back from a Lions Club representative in your area, who will assist you to determine your eligibility. Please call:

1-888-885-4667 or 1-888-VTLIONS

EyeGlass Recycling

Lions Clubs accept used eyeglasses for recycling. The drop box locations in the Essex / Essex Junction area are here:


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The Essex Junction Lions Club is a civic organization of volunteers serving Essex Junction
and the surrounding area.
Lions Clubs worldwide took up sight conservation as their major goal after a speech by Helen Keller at the Lions Convention in 1925. At the time, Helen Keller challenged the Lions to become "Knights of the Blind", a challenge that has become a rallying cry for Lions projects around the world.

" Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope." (Helen Keller 1903)

" Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose." (Helen Keller 1933)

" As of November 30, 2010, Lions Clubs International had 1,342,901 menbers in 45,977 clubs and 743 districts in 206 countries and geographic areas. " - The Lion magazine, Feb '11

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  • E. J. Lions Club Officers:

    Title Officer Phone e-mail
      President   Botur Kosimi   881-6988 e-mail Botur
      Co-Secretary   Betsy Magee   578-8188 e-mail Betsy
      Co-Secretary   Angelica Tringale    e-mail Angelica
       Treasurer   Doris Maynard   862-9856 e-mail Doris
       1st Vice President   Drew Perry   238-7167 e-mail Drew
       2nd Vice President   Linda Stone    e-mail Linda
       Tail Twister   Lynette Pelsor   370-9988 e-mail Lynette
       Lion Tamer   Carmelle Terborgh   871-5078 e-mail Carmelle
       Immediate Past President   Tom Stone   238-7167 e-mail Tom

  • Snail-Mail Us at: Essex Jct Lions Club, P.O. Box 237, Essex Jct. Vermont 05453

Other Lions Organizations Links:

Lions Clubs International Foundation

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