Christmas Trees for Sale on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Sanibel Captiva Lions Club has roads cleared for delivery of Christmas trees. Sanibel Captiva Lions Christmas trees are on sale now through Christmas eve from 10 AM to 6 PM at the Bailey Center near Island Cinema. Every year SanCap Lions sell these beautiful Fraser Firs to raise money for their sight-based projects. “If you have purchased a tree in …

SanCap Lions Welcomes New Member Jack Campbell

The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club seeks civic-minded men and women to join them in making a difference in the community. During the Nov. 1 dinner meeting, Jack Campbell (pictured above) was inducted into the club by President Tom Nachazel. “Our club gives members an opportunity to advance worthy causes, serve with friends, and become leaders in the community,” said Nachazel.. …

SanCap Lions Eyeglasses Collection Up Slightly From September

The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club continues to collect unused prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses as part of its Recycle for Sight program. In October, 143 glasses and 51 cases were collected for distribution to developing countries where eye care is often unaffordable and inaccessible. While the numbers were lower than usual in September due to Hurricane Irma, there was …

SanCap Lions Eyeglasses Collection Numbers Down Due to Irma

The Sanibel Captiva Lions Club continues to collect unused prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses as part of its Recycle for Sight program. In September, 147 glasses and 18 cases were collected for distribution to developing countries where eye care is often unaffordable and inaccessible. While the numbers were lower due to Hurricane Irma, the club expects an increase in …

New Member Steven Schulz Welcomed at Lions Club August Meeting

The Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club welcomed Steven Schulz as its newest member during its meeting, Wednesday, August 16, at the Sanibel Community House. Schulz was sponsored by Lions Club First Vice President and Board Member Bob Kern. Board Member Bill Sadd administered the member’s oath. Board Member Bill Sadd, right, administers the Lions Club member’s oath to Steven Schulz, center, who …

New Recycle For Sight Box Added

  PUBLISHED AUGUST 4TH in the ISLAND SUN NEWS….. The Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club reported a great first month for the new Recycle for Sight box at Sanibel Community Church – 50 pairs of glasses/cases collected. The club collects unused prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses as part of its Recycle for Sight program. During the month of July, a total of 319 …

Sanibel Captiva Lions Celebrate 50th Birthday

Fifty years ago, December 26, 1967, the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club was organized by twenty-six island residents who wanted to serve fellow islanders… and have a good time doing it. Since then, the club has grown and prospered by adhering to that simple idea. Here is a story which appeared in the Island Sun on June 9, 2017. Written by …

San Cap Lions Announce New Officers and Board Members for 2017-2018

At their Annual Installation Dinner on May 3rd, the Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club said “Thank You” to the old and  “Thanks for Joining Us” to the new. An annual event held most every year in the fifty-year history of the club, the Installation Dinner has been a time to reflect on the past year, to present the officers and board members …

SanCap Lions Offer Complimentary Retinal Screening for the First Time

By Shannen Hayes Photos by Shannen Hayes Special to the San-Cap Lions website For the first time, the Sanibel Captiva Lions Club will offer a complimentary retinal screening from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, February 27 at the Sanibel Recreation Center, 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. No appointment is necessary. ” We have been providing complimentary diabetes, vision and hearing screenings …