The craft fair will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and will feature and will feature local crafters from the area displaying many different craft items for sale. Food will also be available for purchase. The Craft Fair was started and continues as a means of raising money for Lions charities. In particular, Mass Lions Eye Research Fund which is the official charity of the Lions of Massachusetts. The research fund gives out grants to researchers and research facilities in the Boston area to try to find a cure for preventable blindness, the club stated in a prepared release about the craft fair. The fund helps in the mission of researching cures for glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosis, diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration and more, according to the release. Since the early 1950s, Lions in Massachusetts have donated over $33 million for research, and none of the funds goes to administrative expenses, the club stated, The proceeds of the Craft Fair also support Eyeglasses for needy adults and children in the area. The Springfield 16 Acres Lions receives requests from adults and parents of children who need eye exams and eyeglasses and have no resources to purchase them, the club stated. http://usefuleyedoctor.denaliinstitute.org/2016/11/04/an-introduction-to-quick-tactics-for-vitrectomy/Other Lions charities support the District 33Y Eyemobile and SPOT vision screener.
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