GRAND TERRACE: Lions Club has new plan for old keys
10:00 PM PST on Saturday, November 20, 2010
Got a set of keys that would make a janitor envious? Too many keys dangling from your ignition switch as you turn your car engine on?
The Grand Terrace Lions Club might have a solution to help lighten your load.
The Lions are collecting unused and unwanted keys that will be melted down for scrap metal and sold to benefit underprivileged children and the blind.
Keys can be brought to the Grand Terrace Lions Club at 22130 Barton Road. To arrange a pick-up, call 909-825-8404.
President Lois Cook, of Grand Terrace, said Don Smith is in charge of the key program this year.
The Lions Club is also holding its second annual children's toy drive. Those who want to donate can bring an unwrapped toy valued at $10 to the Lions' Friday night bingo and receive a bingo package worth $10, Cook said.
"Our drive was very successful last year and we're looking forward to it again this year," she said.
The International Lions Club is the world's largest service organization and is best known for its Sight program in which the club recycles and re-distributes used eyeglasses. The Grand Terrace chapter participates in the Sight programs and also provides financial support to several charities in the area.
For information on joining, contact membership chairman Bill Judson, of Colton, at 909-825-9960.
There are many club and individual efforts in our town that makes GT and the larger community a great place to live. Support those activities when ever you can. This is a great way of helping some one else and yourself at the same time. Great going Lions... Good Luck.