10/1/2018 11:15:00 AM Morning Lions White Cane Day
Mayor Jimmie-John King, seated third from right, signed a proclamation last week declaring this Saturday, Oct. 6 "White Cane Day" in the city of Stewartville. On that day, members of the Stewartville Morning Lions Club will accept donations at the two Kwik Trips, the two Casey's stores and Fareway to fight blindness and other eye diseases. Some of the Morning Lions members who will participate in the project include, front row, from left, Janet Speltz, Sheila Majerus, Kay Tvedt, chair of White Cane Day; Mayor King, Karen Freiheit and Sharon Moehnke. Back row, from left, Lucien Cole, Carol Cole, Margaret Nelson, David Hoot and Clair Mrotek.
When it comes to helping the visually impaired, Kay Tvedt is willing to go the extra mile. That's why she's the chair of the Stewartville Morning Lions Club's fall White Cane Day initiative. Around the world, the members of Lions Clubs International have worked for many years to restore the gift of sight to millions of people. Locally, the Morning Lions will join the effort by hosting White Cane Day this Saturday, Oct. 6. Club members, working in shifts, will seek donations at the... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Oct. 2 Stewartville STAR.