Lions Club presents scholarships at WSU

March 1, 2014

FAIRBORN — During Fairborn Night at Wright State University men’s basketball game against Valparaiso, Fairborn Lions Club President Fred Pumroy and Vice President Mike Alexander presented $1,000 scholarships to Abby Bolling and Robert Sabwami, who are visually impaired students at Wright State University.

This year marks the 39th consecutive year the Fairborn Lions Club has presented scholarships to students with visually impairments at Wright State University. The club has contributed more than $50,000 to Wright State students. Each year two students receive $1,000 scholarships each which are awarded during Fairborn Night at the Wright State Basketball Game. This is made possible with close coordination with Jean Denney, Assistant Director, Physical Support and Disability Services Department at Wright State.

Lions clubs are groups of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill them. For more information or to get involved with the Fairborn Lions Club, contact Lions Club president Fred Pumroy at 937-609-8112 or flmapumroy@aol.com.

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with 1.35 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in 206 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to sight preservation and community service throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.