General Club Information:
Able & Willing presentation to FSK Lions Club
Jim Carpenter and Maggie Nato Lusweti will speak to the Francis Scott Key Lions
Club at their Tuesday 10/28 meeting about the Able & Willing
International Educational Foundation.
Able & Willing International Educational Foundation (AWIEF) is an all-volunteer
(no paid staff), grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing
schools and improving health and nutrition in areas of extreme poverty and need.
Starting in 1994 with just one school building in Zaire (now the Democratic
Republic of Congo), the school has expanded from preschool through high school
and technical school on two campuses. Starting in 2010, AWIEF has begun projects
in Mali, Cameroon, and Kenya and another province in DRC. http://AbleAndWilling.org
Jim Carpenter is the treasurer and technical advisor with a background in
mathematics and information technology. He first did volunteer work in the DRC
Maggie Nato Lusweti, a native of Kenya, is a Microsoft Certified Systems
Engineer. She has a master’s degree in International Trade, speaks Swahili and
Spanish, and has organized Able & Willing’s efforts to help schools in Kenya,
currently working on a project to establish a school for children with
developmental disabilities in Kenya.
The Francis Scott Key Lions Club is conducting its annual Sherwood Forest
holiday greens sale from now until November 10. Items available for local
delivery include noble fir and mixed evergreen wreaths, cedar garlands, door
swags, centerpieces, decoration sets, and a 12” decorative tree; items available
for direct delivery to your recipient include a mixed evergreen wreath,
evergreen gift set, and a centerpiece with LED candle. Orders and payments are
due to Lion Darlene Aulls by Monday, November 10. For further information,
contact Lion Darlene Aulls at 301/662-2360.
The FSK Lions meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Barbara
Fritchie Candystick Restaurant, 1513 West Patrick Street, Frederick. Dinner is
$16.50 a person; for reservations, contact Secretary John Aulls at 301/662-2360.
For additional information on the FSK Lions or on becoming a Lion, visit
www.fsklions.org or contact Membership Chairman Barbara Myers through the club’s
website, at 301/524-9837, or at .
Check out our News & Press Releases page.
FRANCIS SCOTT KEY
LIONS CLUB HEALTH SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
For Non-Traditional Students’ Continuing Education
LIONS INTERNATIONAL PIN TRADING CLUB
Visit our Scholarship page for more
"Rockin' the Vest" Music Video
you seen the
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A radio PSA version is also available.
new to Frederick? You'll find the FSK Lions are a warm, welcoming group
of people with social and business contacts throughout the area. By
working on community service projects, you'll get to know the exceptional
people of Frederick, and the FSK Lions. You'll also savor that
extraordinary feeling of goodness which comes from making a positive
change in the life of someone in need.
your time in visiting, and hope you will contact our Membership Chair
to set up a visit with us. You can join us at our usual supper meeting
(the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month) or learn more about Lions by
pitching in on a project.
like to learn a little about that Francis Scott Key fellow? Or how about
hearing the National Anthem right at your computer? You can also get
some insight into Frederick, both the city and county, from the links
below. Click, and learn!
Lions International site, you will learn about the history of the Lions,
the breadth of Lions work around the world, and neat stuff like key
chains and golf hats available at the site.