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Chairman Al Brandel of Lions Clubs International Foundation to Appear in Washington DC's National Memorial Day Parade
Date:5/28/2010

Immediate Past President Brandel shares float with WWII veterans

(PRWEB) May 28, 2010 -- Al Brandel, Chairman of Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), will appear in Monday’s National Memorial Day Parade along Constitution Avenue, NW in Washington DC. He will share the float with World War II veterans who are Lions Clubs members.

One of the WWII veterans on the float will be his father, Peter Brandel, who served in Japan and the northern Pacific theatre.

“These WWII veterans who so bravely defended our country have continued their service to their nation by serving their local communities through Lions Clubs,” said Brandel. “Their undying devotion is a testament to their generation and spirit. We are thankful for them and remember all of our fallen heroes.”

More than 100 Lions from Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington DC will march in this year’s Day parade with their signature purple club banners.

During the Parade, Lions club members will collect used eyeglasses to recycle and redistribute to those in need. The Lions Community Outreach Foundation bus located at seventh and Constitution Avenue NW during the parade will also be collecting eyeglasses.

Al Brandel of Melville, New York, was the 2008-2009 President of Lions Clubs International and current chairperson of LCIF, the disaster relief arm of Lions International. A retired police detective, he led the Lions relief effort for September 11th, and was a former Board Director of the United Nations Association of the USA and a representative to UNICEF in New York.

Since LCIF began in 1968, it has awarded more than 10,000 grants totaling more than US$700 million. Lions fund a majority of the monies given out for these major projects. 100% of funds donated go directly back to program work. Four star rating by Charity Navigator. Top NGO Award from Financial Times in 2007. LCIF has donated over $33 million as Disaster Relief to the South Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, China, Haiti and Chilean earthquakes.

About Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF)

Lions Clubs International Foundation is the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International, the largest service club organization in the world with more than 1.3 million members in 205 geographic areas and countries. LCIF was ranked by a Financial Times' study as the number one non-governmental organization with which to partner.

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