30th Anniversary of Lions Journey for Sight Walk
The 30th anniversary of the Lions Journey for Sight Walk will be held by the Lions Clubs of District 14G and North Central Sight Services Inc. on Sunday.
The Lions walk is a national fundraising event that was started in 1982 to raise awareness for the prevention of blindness.
It is estimated that 50 percent of blindness is preventable through proper education and screenings.
With the help of Journey for Sight and funds from Pennsylvania Association for the Blind, Pennsylvania Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services OVR, the Harry Plankenhorn Foundation, the Lycoming County United Way, and the Clinton County United Way, North Central Sight Services, Inc. was able to provide vision screenings to 5,543 individuals in 2012.
Registration will begin at 1 p.m. at the Old Lycoming Fire Hall on Dewey Avenue.
The walk will begin at 2 p.m. The 5 mile walk will end at the bike path at Hepburnville.
Runners are welcome. Roller skates and bicycles also are permitted. ‘The minimum pledge is $5 per person. Refreshments will be provided at the Lycoming Creek Lions Building at Hepburnville.
Registration forms are available online at www.ncsight.org. For more information call Steve Britton at 323-9401 or Moe Johnston at 323-9756.