Navigation Links
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.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Lions_Clubs/Memorial_Day/prweb4038544.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Executive Chairman of Medifast Bradley T. MacDonald Graduates From Leadership Maryland Class of 2009
2. DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Calls Senate Vote Historic, Says Landmark Health Reform Bill Is a Victory for the American People
3. Gene Barduson Named Chairman of PerfectServe Board of Directors
4. U.S. Preventive Medicine Appoints Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, as Vice Chairman of the Board
5. Senator Janis Lee Sponsors Senate Resolution Supporting Kevin Saunders for Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports
6. JPMA Supports CPSC Chairman Tenenbaum's Continued Safety Efforts
7. DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Applauds President, Members of Congress on Todays Bipartisan Summit
8. DNC Chairman Kaine Joins President Obama in Calling on Congress to Finish the Job, Pass Health Insurance Reform
9. Bausch + Lomb Names Fred Hassan as Chairman, Brent Saunders as Chief Executive Officer
10. DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Praises Historic Passage of Health Insurance Reform
11. Thomas J. Kent Jr. FDP Capital, LLC Chairman and Former NFL Player Jack Brewer Join Forces
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Chairman Al Brandel of Lions Clubs International Foundation to Appear in Washington DC's National Memorial Day Parade  
(Date:5/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... With over ... to walk, the demand for a sustainable product to aid in the rehabilitation process ... aid in the recovery of individuals with hemiplegia due to stroke. , Ekso Bionics ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... is bolstered by inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. ... from leading advocates, associations and industry leaders such as Bioness. , As ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... , ... Beleza Medspa has initiated a new program to assist ... first time that Coolsculpting is being used for for more than just cosmetic purposes. ... meet the prescribed body-fat standard, measured by the circumference-based tape method. The tape-test ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Aimed at nurses and employees in ... come courtesy of leaders in the nursing and health care industry. It also provides ... associations—namely Abilene Christian University. , As the nursing industry is coming out of ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... With ... pharmaceutical, medical and food industries. Aside from its GMP accreditation, Validation Center is ... of successfully certified products, services and staff. , Validation Center is ISO17025 accredited ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/27/2016)... , May 27, 2016 Amarantus BioScience ... on developing products for Regenerative Medicine, Neurology and Orphan Diseases, today ... be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences: SeeThru ... Third Avenue, New York City , NY ... Marcum MicroCap Conference   Where: Grand Hyatt ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... May 26, 2016 According to a ... Management Market - U.S. Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, ... in the U.S. was valued at US$ 5.89 Bn in ... 3.4% from 2015 to 2023 to reach US$ 7.99 Bn ... current and emerging needle free drug delivery devices and the ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... -- TARE (Transarterial Radio-embolization) Using Yttrium-90 ... Overall Decreased Use of Hospital Resource ... healthcare company, has today announced the publication of ... ISPOR (International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research), ... yttrium-90 glass microspheres is associated with cost savings ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: