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Lions Country Club Sponsors Mission to Train Teachers in Uganda

Jul 12, 2019 12:00AM ● By David Eichner, Country Club Lions Club

Country Club Lions Club Treasurer, David Eichner presented the grant check to Ms. Daley. Lion Harvey Bandy took the picture.

NORTH HIGHLANDS, CA (MPG) - On June 10, 2019, members of the Country Club Lions Club presented a check in the amount of one thousand dollars to sponsor Kayla Daley. Ms. Daley is undertaking a month long mission to Uganda in July to train new teachers how to teach when learning resources are limited. The donation was made possible by a matching grant by the Lions Education Foundation and the Country Club Lions.

The presentation was made in Ms. Daley’s classroom at Bell Avenue Elementary School. Eight of Ms. Daley’s class attended the presentation along with Principal Lisa Hall, Education Director Sandy Graham, Teaching Assistant Tanya Evans, Kayla’s mother Kathleen Daley, and members of the Country Club Lions Club of North Highlands, CA.

Country Club Lions Club is chartered under Lions Club International, the largest service organization in the world which was established in 1917. The club was chartered on June 13, 1963. The school is Bell Avenue Elementary School. District 4-C5 Lions Education Fund, Inc. is a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization, incorporated in 1989 by Lions of District 4-C5 (the greater Sacramento Valley area).  The Foundation's primary mission is to encourage and further positive youth development by helping young people deal with the challenges of our changing world.