Lions Clubs across the Southeast Texas area hosted an Annual Lion Strides Walk event at Lamar University’s Ty Terrell Track on Saturday, November 9, 2013. This event promoted Diabetes Awareness and how to treat and manage the effects of diabetes.
All proceeds of the event will benefit the Texas Lions Camp for Children. Texas Lions Camp provides children with disabilities, including diabetes, the opportunity to attend a one week session at no charge to the child. The Camp has two diabetes sessions each summer and a Diabetes Management Retreat in the spring. All proceeds from the Lions Strides Walk will go to enhance those sessions and programs.
This year the Lions of District 2-S1 will present a check to Texas Lions camp in the Amount of $9,000.00
2014 Walk is in planning and details will be available soon.