Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Members of Florida Lions Clubs Visit Sandusky
In July of 1937, members of the Lions Club from several
Florida cities passed through Sandusky
on their way to the annual convention of the Lions Club International, held
July 20-23 in Chicago.
On the trip to Chicago, the Florida Lions’
motorcade passed through Georgia,
South Carolina, Virginia,
The return trip took them through Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia.
Sandusky, the Floridians drove in a caravan downtown along Washington
The annual Lions Club convention in 1925 was held at Cedar Point. The Sandusky Register described Helen Keller’s speech to the Lions Club members in a front-page article in the July 1, 1925 edition. Miss Keller spoke at the convention to solicit aid for the American Foundation for the Blind.