Johnny Miller Joins Forces with Local Lions Clubs

Miller Racing & the PLCDirect Sponsored Team Join Forces With Local Lions Clubs To Collect Used Eyeglasses Watkins Glen, N.Y., August 1, 1998 - Johnny Miller and his PLCDirect Chevrolet Camaro team have joined forces with local Lions Clubs of ...

Miller Racing & the PLCDirect Sponsored Team Join Forces With Local Lions Clubs To Collect Used Eyeglasses

Watkins Glen, N.Y., August 1, 1998 - Johnny Miller and his PLCDirect Chevrolet Camaro team have joined forces with local Lions Clubs of the Southern tier to help collect used eyeglasses for recycling, a major Lions' project.

Johnny Miller will be attending several race events during the 13th Annual Bud at the Glen week August 6th through 8th at Watkins Glen International. The first event of the week will be Thursday, August 6th, at Corning's Race Fever Night. Johnny Miller will be setting up with the Corning Lions and Lioness, as well as the Watkins-Montour Lions Club. Together, they will be promoting Lionism while collecting eyeglasses for the Corning Lions Club.

On Friday, Johnny Miller will be stopping by the Seneca Grand Prix Family Fun Center on State Route 414 just outside of Watkins Glen. Johnny and two other SCCA NTB Trans-AM Series drivers will race against seven fans. The Seneca Grand Prix Family Fun Center will be hosting qualifying events earlier in the week to see who will have the chance to race against three real race car drivers. For more information on how to qualify for the event, contact the Seneca Grand Prix Family Fun Center at (607) 535-7981. The Watkins-Montour Lions Club will be collecting used eyeglasses during the Seneca Grand Prix Event.

Johnny Miller and his PLCDirect Race Team will be collecting used eyeglasses throughout the weekend at Watkins Glen International in the paddock area near their transporter. Lions Clubs across the world collect used eyeglasses. The money raised from eyeglasses is used to pay for eye exams and glasses for those that qualify. Glasses that don't contain valuable metals are recycled to third world countries. All money raised in the community by Lions stays in their community.

Miller Racing adopted Lions Clubs International, the worlds largest service organization, in order to raise awareness of Lions' vision and youth programs. Miller Racing sponsors eyeglass collections and public appearances on behalf of local Lions Clubs in each racing community. For more information on how you can help Lions Clubs International, please contact Keith Kelly at 817-295-5565 or contact District 20-E2 Public Relations Chairman, Lion JT Tunnicliff at (607) 535-9600.

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Series Trans-Am
Drivers Johnny Miller