James City Lions assist in recycling eyeglasses


Members of the James City Lions Club visit the Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center of Eastern Virginia in Newport News on a monthly basis. They assist in cleaning and processing used eyeglasses which are then distributed to the needy and homeless. Over 900,000 pair of eyeglasses have been recycled since the Center was formed in 2002. More than half of them have been shipped to South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Pictured calibrating a pair of used eyeglasses is Lion Linda Benner. Lion Boyd Chamberlain (Recycling Lead) is observing.

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