This honor is given for outstanding service and dedication to the Lions Sight and Hearing Center of Santa Barbara and exemplifies the Lions’ campaign for Sight. Mr. Mangus has served as president of the organization for 12 years and has been a Lions Club member since 1964.
The Lions Sight and Hearing Center was founded in 1963. The Jim Stanley Perpetual Memorial Award was established in memory of Lions Club member Jim Stanley who served as the president of the Lions Sight and Hearing Center for twenty-four years until his death in 2003.
The Lions Sight and Hearing Center offers free vision, hearing and glaucoma screenings for adults and children in schools, and recycles used eyeglasses. The LSHC is made up of representatives of local Lions Clubs: Carpinteria, Santa Barbara Host and Goleta: Bob Mangus, president; Bruce Evans, vice president; Geoff Banks, treasurer; Joan Logan, secretary; Jean Mangus, Executive Director.
The 8th Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon took place on Friday, May 18, 2012, at Mulligan’s Restaurant at the Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course.