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Ten area residents helped with the Mazatlan Eye Clinic in March. They include, front from left, Laurel Long, Detroit Lakes; Crystal Long, Ohio Lions; Pam Olson, Grand Forks; Mari Radke, Detroit Lakes Lions; back from left, Dave Long, Detroit Lakes; Clayton Skoglund, Parkers Prairie Lions; Dave Waas, Underwood Lions; Pete Eikeland, Underwood Lions; Armand Radke, Detroit Lakes Lions; Mike Nolan, Grand Forks Lions. The group saw 1,200 Mazatlan residents in three days. Submitted Photo

Lions hoping to add surgery to Mexico eye mission clinics

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Each year, members of area Lions Clubs take a trip down to Mazatlan, Mexico, to perform an eye clinic for those in need. That need continues to grow in numbers and in services needed.


The Detroit Lakes Lions Club is holding its annual geraniums fundraiser to help with the yearly trip.

This year, the group of eight — which fluctuates each year — went to Mexico in March for a weeklong mission trip that included some rest and relaxation as well.

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