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Photo of the Week: Lions in India Host Meet for Special Olympics Athletes

June 13, 2011

Around the world, thousands of our members take part in projects that serve Special Olympics athletes. We found this week’s photo at

Lions in India Host Special Olympics

Lions in District 324D5, including members of the Lions Club Mangalore Valencia, hosted a Special Olympics sports meet for differently-abled students. This photo shows two Special Olympians taking part in the event in the Mangala Stadium in Mangalore, India.

If your club has worked on a project to help Special Olympics athletes, leave a comment below to let us know about it.

    June 17, 2011 10:08 pm

    I am really happy to see the Special Olympics picture which Lions of Valencia Club conducted. Special thanks to ln. Leslie dsouza for making this happen, the project is very close to his heart. Keep it up Leslie, wish you all the best this year 2011-2012 as you are taking up as the president of the club which is also celebrating its silver jubilee. God bless you.

    MJF ln. Agnel Rodrigues

  2. leslie permalink
    June 16, 2011 1:16 am

    Congratulations to you too. BECAUSE your club photo was also selected as photograph of the week in April. My best wishes to all the fine members of your club. Leslie D Souza govenor of Special Olympics

  3. June 14, 2011 10:45 am

    A fantastic photo for a wonderful Project! Congratulations to Lion John Vas Prabhu President and to all Lions club Valencia, Mangalore, from our Lions Italian hearts!

  4. leslie permalink
    June 14, 2011 3:10 am

    Thanks a lot. We are happy to see the photograph on your page. Lions Club Valencia Mangalore has organized Special Olympics since 1997 before Lions Clubs International considered it as a recognized service project. We are conducting Special Olympics regularly. Once again thank you very much for your recognition. Leslie d souza

  5. john vas permalink
    June 14, 2011 3:08 am

    My name is Lion John Vas Prabhu, President of Lions club of Valencia, Mangalore. It is indeed a great honor to see our event in Photo of the week in your Lions Club International Blog. Thank you very much for recognizing our effort and I, President of Lions Club of Mangalore, all office bearers and members are ever grateful to you.

    • June 14, 2011 7:57 am

      Thank you for your comment, we’re pleased to share your club’s project with clubs around the world.

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