eyeglasses 300MADISONVILLE (10/18/13) — The large pumpkin at the will-call desk at Glema Mahr Center for the Arts is more than just decoration.

From now until Halloween, the pumpkin is a place, where people can donate old or used eyeglasses to help provide improved vision for others.

Annually, Halloween is Sight Night for Lions Clubs across the U.S. The Lions at Madisonville Community College have collection units at each of MCC's three buildings as faculty, staff and students are challenged to collect the largest number of eyeglasses.

Eyeglasses collected will be recycled and delivered to adults and chldren in developing countries during OneSight Global Clinics.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Tonya Barnard, Glema Mahr Center for the Arts

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7608

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7372

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3442

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 21, 2015 3421

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2464

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10840

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7625

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 26, 2015 2464

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2399

Large Necklace on Rearview Mirror Lands Driver in…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 2383

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1831

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1567

Two Central City People Jailed on Meth Charges

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1352

Veterans Honor Veterans

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1144

‘Remembering Those That Paid All’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1115

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1097

Bremen Man Charged with Concealed Brass Knuckles…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1030

Teenager Injured during Multiple Rollover…

by SurfKY News