Oak Harbor Lions Club
Sight and Hearing
Vision support is a core value for Lions Clubs International since 1924 when Helen Keller asked the Lions to be ’Knights of the Blind.
We provide vision tests and glasses, at no cost, to members of our community who qualify financially.
We provide hearing tests and hearing aids to members of our community who qualify financially.
We provide vision screening to the Oak Harbor School District to help them comply with State mandated testing of elementary students.
We collect used eye glasses for recycling to other countries where they are given to people who need them.
We also support local and national eye banks though the White Canes Program.
For more information, or if you need glasses, call 360-320-7066
If you need hearing aids call: 360-320-0161
Recycling Eye Glasses
Recycle your old glasses at these Oak Harbor Locations:
Vision Plus 31775 SR 20, Ste B1
Harada Physical Therapy 31955 SR 20
Connect Hearing 380 SE Midway Blvd.
Island Eye Care 231 SE Barrington Ste 208
Whidbey Vision Care 380 SE Barrington
New Image Salon 665 SE Pioneer Way
Garage of Blessings 800 SE Barrington
Wallin Funeral Home 1811 NE 16th Ave
Island Thrift 600 SE Barrington
Elks Lodge 155 NE Ernst
Great Clips 31595 SR 20 Ste 4
Rue & Primavera 785 SE Bayshore #102
Thank You for your Donation
Medical Equipment Loans
We loan medical equipment, such as: Hospital beds, Walkers, Wheelchairs, Shower/bath Seat, Toilet risers, and more, at no cost, to members of our community who need it. These loans are made for six months, but can be extended for as long as needed.
For more information, or if you need this service, call: 360-499-6476
Handicap Ramp Construction
We build wheelchair ramps for members of our community of limited financial ability, at a reduced cost. We never charge for our labor, so they only have to pay for the materials.
For more information, or if you need a ramp, call 360-929-5691
HIghway Litter Pickup
Four times a year we clean litter from Sate Route 20, west of Oak Harbor, from Monroe Landing Road to Sidney Street, a distance of about four miles. This project requires about 16 Lions to safely complete, and takes only about one hour. After, we often gather at a local restaurant for breakfast.
If you would like more information about this project, or would like to join us, call 206-712-1652
Memorial Day Service of Remembrance
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On Memorial Day each year, Oak Harbor Lions sponsor an annual Service of Remembrance to honor our fallen heroes of all branches of Military service. This ceremony is co-hosted by Island County Cemetery District #1: Maple Leaf Cemetery in Oak Harbor, and by our local VFW, American Legion, and Fleet Reserve Associations.
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We invite Naval Air Station Whidbey Island representatives, Navy Band Northwest, Oak Harbor NJROTC, Oak Harbor Fire and Police Departments, and our Mayor to participate each year, and include guest speakers and musical presentations from members of our community as well.
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We have two scholarships that we award every year to graduating Oak Harbor Seniors. The Dur Roberson Academic Scholarship is $750, renewable for four years.
The Chuck Anderson Vocational Scholarship is $750, renewable for two years. Both scholarships are granted based on a variety of criteria.
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Twelve times a year we place 320 American flags throughout the community. They are placed adjacent to businesses that sponsor the flags, in support of the Oak Harbor Lions Club. They are displayed on these days:
* Martin Luther King Jr, Day *President’s Day
*St. Patrick’s Day *Holland Happening
*Memorial Day * Flag Day
*Independence Day *Labor Day
*September 11 *Columbus Day
*Veterans Day *Pearl Harbor Day