Norwich Lions members volunteer their expertise and services
The Norwich Lions club sent a team of Spot Vision Screener's to the Marion Cross School as requested by MCS principal, Bill ("Mr. Bill") Hammond. On September 24 and 25 the Norwich Lions Club members will conduct SPOT Vision Screening for children of Norwich's Marion Cross Elementary School (MCS).
School nurse, Pam Hausler, RN, and Norwich Lions member Gary De Gasta coordinated the event including arranging for our club to screen all the grades at the school. It is estimated that 290 students will be screened. The results will be sent to parents. Last year 76 children and 5 adults for a total of 81 individuals received the screening.
Our dedicated and experienced Lions conducted the screening. Below are some photos of today's event with more to be added as the screening progresses.
Gary looks on as Demo takes a vision photo shot
Gary going over the instructions with Phil and Donna Wheeler (2nd shift volunteers)
Jim Eakin showing Phil the ropes after a shift change as coordinator Gary looks on
Lion Jay Van Arman assisted in the afternoon session also but no photo available as of yet
Day 2 Volunteers were as follows:
School Nurse Pam Hausler RN with the Day two volunteer Lions members
Steve Flanders, and Richard Neugass getting valuable hands on training from Gary