Online registration for the Quincy Lions Club 18th Annual Run/Walk for Sight is now open.
The run/walk will be held Saturday, May 9 at Pageant Field. Registration at the event starts at 7:30 a.m. A Kids Fun Run begins at 8 a.m. and is free to children under age 12.
The main race will start at 9 a.m.
For over 70 years, The Quincy Lions Club has been serving the Quincy community. In addition to providing hundreds of area residents with free vision and basic health screenings each year, the club annually awards thousands of dollars in college scholarships to graduating seniors from Quincy and North Quincy High School.
The Quincy Lions Club Run/ Walk is the Club’s signature fundraising event, and 100% of the proceeds raised support the club’s community outreach initiatives. Visit www.quincylions.org/5k-run-walk-for-sight for registration and sponsorship information.
Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.
Literacy Volunteers-Quincy needs volunteer tutors for one-on-one instruction to adults in basic reading and writing.
Those interested are invited to attend a Literacy Orientation to find out more about the program. Orientations are scheduled for Tuesday, June 17th and Thursday, June 26th from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room at the Thomas Crane Public Library.
For more information, call Mary at 617-376-1314 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.