Robert Kolarczyk, MD, receives The Lions Sight and Hearing Center
Jim Stanley Perpetual Memorial Award from Michael Paveloff, local ophthalmologist, at the Lions Sight and Hearing Center 12th Annual Award Recognition Luncheon. Not only does he receive an engraved Lions Clubs lion but his name is also inscribed on the perpetual plaque that hangs in Cottage Hospital’s MacDougall Eye Center.
Robert Kolarczyk, MD, volunteer, is the recipient of the Jim Stanley Perpetual Memorial Award from the Lions Sight and Hearing Center. This honor is given for outstanding service and dedication to the Lions Sight and
Hearing Center of Santa Barbara in volunteering as an opthalmologist for the program to see student referrals from the Santa Barbara and Goleta School District Nurses.
The Lions Sight & Hearing Center offers free vision, hearing and glaucoma screenings for adults and children in schools, and recycles used eyeglasses. The LS&HC is made up of representatives of local Lions Clubs: Carpinteria, Santa Barbara Host and Goleta: Bob Mangus, president; Randy Graham, vice president; Geoff Banks, treasurer; Dave Sever, secretary; Jean Mangus, Executive Director.
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 12th Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon took place at Mulligan’s Restaurant at the Santa Barbara Community Golf Course.