2000 Pairs of Glasses Readied
for Malawi Eye Clinics
The Sedona Oak Creek Canyon Lions Club and Verde Valley School’s MDG Project are well on their way to their goal of having two eye clinics in the African ...Continue Reading →
My Journey Home
Discarded and unused, no longer of benefit and relegated to the bottom drawer, I remained for what seemed like ages. Others like me were there too. Then one day our owner saw a Lions eyeglass collection box and we began our several month and 6000 mile journey to our new homes in Malawi, Africa.
Tewa Holiday Project
When my wife and I moved to Sedona in 1994 we were drawn to the Hopi Reservation. We soon began taking Holiday baskets to our friends in need at Christmas. In January of 2006 while having dinner with Peter and Janet Fagan, Janet suggested that we expand this “project”. In December of 2006 we raised $2,200 and took 20 baskets up to First Mesa. In 2007 we “adopted” ...Continue Reading →
Sedona once again garners national attention in US News and World Reports as #2 in their list of the 10 Best Weekend Getaways spots in the United States, just behind Las Vegas, Nevada. But who wouldn’t want to spend a weekend in one the most spectacular places in the the West?
Here are a few of my recommendations when you come. If it is in your budget stay at the Enchantment Resort, a spectacular resort with the world class Mii ...Continue Reading →
The pictures below are from an “Eyeglass Cleaning Party” held May 26, 2012 by the Sedona Oak Creek Canyon Lions Club and Students and faculty from Verde Valley School. The Sedona Oak Creek Canyon Lions has partnered with the Verde Valley School to hold an Eye Clinic June 9th 2012 at the Chirazulu District Hospital, outside of Blantyre, Malawi. The country of Malawi is located in the heart of Africa and has been declared by the United Nations as one ...Continue Reading →
For those of us that live here, we know what a one of a kind place Sedona is. Not only spectacular, powerful beauty, but a great climate too. This is confirmed once again by Sedona making TripAdvisor’s 2012 list of top 25 destinations in the U.S., ranking 19th ahead of Napa, Calif., Lahaina, Hawaii, and Austin, Texas. For the full story Click here to go Trip Advisors Top 25 Us DestinationsContinue Reading →