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Lions Club of Kona offers free health screenings


The Lions Club of Kona is sponsoring FREE medical screenings on Saturday, November 22 from 8 am to 12 noon in the Konawaena Elementary School cafeteria for anyone residing in West Hawaii.

The Lions Club of Kona and audiologist Dr. Kayla Smith will provide hearing screenings for both adults and children.

Project Vision Hawaii and ophthalmologist Dr. Susan Senft will provide vision screenings for both adults and children.

Free services provided by the West Hawaii Community Health Center include children’s dental screening, blood sugar and blood pressure readings.

Health service and insurance counseling will be available. Translators will also be available.

The Lions Club of Kona has ~75 members and meets on the 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30 pm at Teshimas Restaurant. Lions clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs.

For more information or to get involved with the Lions Club of Kona, please contact Cecilie Burleson at (808) 258-4018.

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at

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