|Text on Button||100 YEARS OF FIRE FIGHTING LIONS CLUB JULY 4 1979 BLUE ISLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT|
Red illustration of horse drawn fire cart with red text on white background
|Curl Text||WINCRAFT INC. 1-800-533-8100 (MN 1-507-454-5510)|
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The Lions Club of Blue Island held an annual parade on the 4th of July. The Lions sold buttons along the parade route to raise funds to continue to put on the 4th of July parades and festivities. The 1979 parade was celebrating the centennial of the Blue Island Fire Department.
The Lion's Club is a secular service club organization, founded in Oak Brook, Illinois, which promotes volunteerism, community involvement, and environmental awareness, among other things.