Updated: November 15, 2013 6:04AM
Want to join?
Those interested in joining the Merrillville Lions Club can call members Vernon Schweitzer at 769-2860 or John King at 662-2837. An informational meeting will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at Merrillville Town Hall, 7820 Broadway.
By the numbers
In the past 10 years the Merrillville Lions Club has spent:
— $5,615.96 on eyeglasses
— $4,869.66 on hearing aids
— $1,955 supporting community activities such as the Easter Egg Hunt at Hidden Lake Park and school events
— $4,790 supporting Lions Club activities such as Leader Dog for the Blind and diabetes awareness.
— Information provided by Lions member John King