Frank Bartzen receives Knight of Sight
Charter Member drives the most for Eye Bank
19, 2007 --
Frank Bartzen received the prestigious Knight of Sight Fellowship at
the Christmas party. The fellowship was presented to Lion Frank by the
club for his continued support of the Eye Bank Transporter Team.
Lions transport eyes and processed corneas for the Lions
Eye Bank of Wisconsin. The Fond du Lac group relays tissue from Fond du
Lac to Beaver Dam and delivers corneas to doctors in the Fox Valley and
Bartzen is the club's leading transporter with over 55
trips. Fond du Lac Evening Lions transport eyes at their own expense.
Forty-six trips equates to a cross county trip from the Atlantic to the
The Knight of Sight is awarded by the Lions Eye Bank of
Wisconsin Lions upon receipt of a $1,000 donation by the club or an
individual to the Eye Bank. Frank is a charter member of the club since
its inception in 1973.
Other FDL Evening Lions that is a Knight
of Sight Fellow are Orv Doede, a past president of the Eye Bank and Gary
Pictured are Lion Frank and his wife, Jeri. PDG Orv
Doede, right, presented the award