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posted: 4/3/2013 5:09 PM

Vernon Hills Lions Club celebrates 30th:

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The Vernon Hills Lions will host an open house to celebrate 30 years as a service club at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at their Lion's den, 294 Evergreen Drive, Vernon Hills. The public is welcome to learn more about how the Lions serve in Vernon Hills and throughout the world. Known as the "Knights of the Blind", the first Lions Club was formed in 1917 by Chicago insurance salesman Melvin Jones to give back to the community. He invited several like-minded business people join him in community service. In 1917, the world was at war and LIONS became the acronym for "Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation's Safety." Contact Linda Starrfield, Vernon Hills Lions Club. (847) 962-1945.

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