Lions Club collecting glasses for charity


People can hang their used prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses on a tree at the Johnson County Courthouse or in the courthouse's west annex. The Franklin Lion's Club and Frechette Eye Center annually collect the glasses and send them to needy people in a Third World country. PHOTO BY MAGEN KRITSCH

An old pair of your eyeglasses sitting in a drawer can help someone in another country see better.

The Franklin Lions Club and Frechette Eye Center in Franklin are collecting prescription, nonprescription and reading eyeglasses and sunglasses to donate to people in need in other countries.

Lions Club chapters across the nation are participating.

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