09.08.18

Daines Honors Montanan of the Week: Winnett Lions Club of Petroleum County

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines recognized the Winnett Lions Club for their impact on Petroleum County and surrounding communities.
 
Winnett Club MTOW
 
Daines’ recognition in the Congressional Record is available here.
 
Through his “Montanan of the Week” initiative, Daines each week will highlight a Montanan by submitting a statement of recognition in the official Congressional Record, the document that reflects the official proceedings of Congress.
 
Daines welcomes anyone to nominate fellow Montanans for Daines’ “Montanan of the Week” program by calling Daines’ office at 202-224-2651 or by filling out the contact form on Daines’ website: HERE.
 
The following is the statement submitted to the Congressional Record:
 
TRIBUTE TO WINNETT LIONS CLUB
 
MR. DAINES. Mr. President, this week I have the honor of recognizing the Winnett Lions Club for their impact on Petroleum County and surrounding communities.
 
Over the past 3 years, the Winnett Lions Club has serviced rural communities through free visionary health screenings. This preventative care aids in catching Ambylopia, an easily treatable disease during childhood. 
In just 3 years, the Winnett Lions Club has served over 3,000 children and has traveled over 2,500 miles to help rural communities. The Winnett Lions Club has served children from Headstart, Child Find programs, local public schools, colony based schools, and business fairs. They have gone above and beyond to support the children in their surrounding communities.
I congratulate the Winnett Lions Club for their dedication in serving their community and for leaving a positive impact on Petroleum County. 
 
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