The purpose of this visitation shall be for the Lions of California and the Lions of Ensenada, Baja California, to work together under the banner of “We Serve” in helping the people in and around Ensenada with services that our working together are able to provide.
The “Operation Friendship Visitation” shall be a voluntary visit of Lion members from various clubs and districts.The visitation shall be self-supporting with each attending, paying their own expenses. Individual and Club donations are the only revenue source for the services provided to the Ensenada schools and children. Various
financial levels of giving are recognized with a banner plaque. The Operation Friendship Committee shall be responsible for paying any and all personal expenses.
The visitation shall be a group of Lion members and guests from California and Mexico, meeting and working together for the betterment of the Baja California area schools and community.
The host Lions Club will be an Ensenada Lions Club.
The visiting Lion members will help further the knowledge in the world of Lionism by working together on an international Lions project.
The main project for the “Operation Friendship” visitation shall be to furnish schools in the Ensenada area and/or any other area of Baja California. Additionally, the children and the community receive vision screening, eyeglasses as needed, diabetic screening and education, dental and chiropractic services.
The members of this committee as well as the continuation of this project will be determined at the annual business meeting held every year during the visitation.
The visitation, if possible, is always held on the 3rd weekend of March.