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Current Aransas Pass Lion’s Club chapter members include (left to right) President Scott Miller, Past President, Sherman King, Cindy Reese, and husband and wife, Patty and Loyd Robledo. The group meets the first and third Thursday’s each month starting at 6:30 p.m. in a private dining room in the rear of The Bakery Café. But the group, known nationwide for providing free hearing and vision screening tests to school-aged children and services to the visually impaired is struggling to remain relevant as it looks for ways to attract the public to become more involved. Aransas Pass Progress

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William Robledo, Patty and Loyd’s son, was born with a host of disabilities – including blindness. Now in his 20’s, the couple felt a personal bond with the Lion’s Club mission and joined as volunteers. Helping others is why they stay active in serving. Courtesy: The Robledo Family

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Reese, a retired nurse, demonstrates one of the high-tech devices the Lion’s Club uses that can instantly measure a child’s vision acuity. Another device tests their hearing. When she encounters kids who may display some fear about the interaction, she deploys these stuffed lion toys that help eliminate their anxiety. Aransas Pass Progress

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Lion’s Club Future Growth a Challenge

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Aransas Pass, TX 78336


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Aransas Pass, TX 78336


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