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Knoxville Center of the Deaf (Knoxville Center of the Deaf)
http://www.kcdtn.org/ (opens in new window)
3731 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN  37920
579-0832

Contact: Terry Osborne, CEO
Phone: 579-0832 or 978-6051 (VP)
Email: tosborne@kcdtn.org

Second Contact: Craig Lemak,COO
Email: clemak@kcdtn.org
Phone: 579-0832


Subjects: DEAF, DISABILITIES, BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Comments: To encourage, recognize, promote needs of deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind people in pursuit of economic security, social equality, access to community resources/

Last Updated: October 19, 2018

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Lions Club Of Fountain City (Lions Club Of Fountain City)
http://fountaincitylions.org (opens in new window)
P. O. Box 5276
Knoxville, TN  37928
407-5255

Contact: Kelly Long, President
Phone: 407-5255


Affiliation: International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, BLIND, FOUNTAIN CITY

Comments: Provide eye glasses and examinations for needy; maintain Fountain City Lake and Fountain City Park

Last Updated: May 30, 2018

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Lions Club Of Inskip (Lions Club Of Inskip)
TN  687-3842

Contact: Bonnie Peters
Phone: 687-3842
Email: bhpeters@att.net


Affiliation: International Association Of Lions Clubs

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, BLIND

Comments: Eye glasses and exams for the needy and other community projects

Last Updated: November 2, 2017

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Lions Club Of Farragut (Lions Club Of Farragut)
http://farragut.tnlions.org/ (opens in new window)
10945 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN  37922
951-8231

Contact: Tom Haws, President
Phone: 951-8231
Email: tfhaws@yahoo.com

Second Contact: Gerri Crutchfield
Email: gerricrutchfield@gmail.com
Phone: 789-6392


Affiliation: Lions International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, BLIND, FARRAGUT

Comments: Offers numerous vision services to area residents

Last Updated: June 15, 2018

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East Tennessee Lions Eye Bank, Inc. (ET Lions Eye Bank)
http://lionseyebanktn.com (opens in new window)
1924 Alcoa Highway U-26
Knoxville, TN  37920
305-9625

Contact: Valerie Stewart, Executive Director
Phone: 305-9625 or 523-4869 FAX
Email: etleb@mc.utmck.edu

Second Contact: Laura Gilleran, Office Manager


Affiliation: Eye Bank Association Of America

Subjects: SOCIAL SERVICE, CORNEAL TRANSPLANTS, DISABILITIES, BLIND

Comments: Harvest corneas for transplants

Last Updated: May 21, 2018

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Knox North Lions Club (Lions Club of Knox (County) North)
http://tnlions.org/ (opens in new window)
PO BOX 444
Powell, TN  37849
512-6147

Contact: Hotline
Phone: 512-6147

Second Contact: Claire Crawford
Phone: 607-1898


Affiliation: International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, BLIND

Comments: Provides eye exams & eyeglasses for those unable to afford vision care. Community carnival every spring--details on Facebook (search Knox North Lions Club)

Last Updated: April 17, 2018

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Lions Club of West Knoxville (Lions Club of West Knoxville)
http://www.knoxvillewestknoxlionsclub.org (opens in new window)
556-9091

Contact: Jim McFarland
Phone: 556-9091
Email: tnlionjim@gmail.com

Second Contact: Mike Walker
Email: appinscot@outlook.com
Phone: 457-7426


Affiliation: International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Comments: Provides eye exams for area residents; collects and recycles used eyeglasses. Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays at 7:00 p.m. at the Shoneys at Walker Springs.

Last Updated: December 4, 2018

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Powell Lions Club (Lions Club of Powell)
http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/powelltn/index.php (opens in new window)
865-362-9458

Contact: Cory L. Payne, President
Phone: 865-362-9458
Email: tnpowelllions@gmail.com

Second Contact: Ronnie Qualls
Email: tnpowelllions@gmail.com


Affiliation: International

Subjects: SERVICE CLUB, CIVIC, BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Comments: Provides eye exams and glasses for area residents in need, meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7:00 pm at the Powell Lions Club building, 7142 Old Clinton Pike. Facebook page.

Last Updated: March 16, 2018

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Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media (Library for the Blind)
https://sos.tn.gov/tsla/labm (opens in new window)
403 7th Ave North
Nashville, TN  37243
1-800-342-3308

Contact: Maria Sochor, Director
Phone: 1-800-342-3308
Email: tlbph.tsla@tn.gov

Phone: 615-741-3915

Affiliation: Tennessee State Library & Archives

Subjects: BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED, READING, LITERACY, DISABILITIES

Comments: State program of braille, recorded and large-print materials available to TN residents with visual or physical disabilities

Last Updated: July 27, 2019

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