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Mailing Address:
Lions of Illinois Foundation
2254 Oakland Drive, Sycamore, Illinois 60178

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 AM to 5 PM, except on holidays

Main Office: 1-815-756-5633 v/tty relay
Main Fax: 1-815-748-9087

Mario J. Gumino, PDG, Executive Director
Phone Ext. 224
Direct Fax: 815-748-9062
Contact for: Wills, Bequests and Endowment Fund

Trish Fisher, Executive Assistant Manager / Social Service Coordinator
Phone Ext. 240
Direct Fax: 815-787-6806
Contact for: Hearing Aid and Eyeglass Requests. Scheduling of Mobile Hearing Units and Retinal Unit,
Web Calendar for Mobile Units, Shop with Scrip Gift Card Coordinator, Meeting Planner.

Kirsten Kotlarchik, Staff Accountant
Phone Ext. 351
Direct Fax: 815-335-8007
Contact for: Maintains all Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Financial Records.

Dianne Ortega, Administrative Assistant
Phone Ext. 250
Direct Fax: 815-758-8157
Contact for: Candy Day, Sight and Sound Sweepstakes, Tootsie Pop Day, Diabetic Awareness Campaign, Lions Walk for Sight, Club/Officer Report Information, and Ambassador of Goodwill List.

Denise Thirtle, Social Services Clerk
Phone Ext. 222
Direct Fax: 815-862-2073
Contact for: Hearing Aid Requests, Eyeglasses Requests, Reconditioned Hearing Aid Program.

Amber Thompson, Marketing Assistant
Phone Ext. 231
Direct Fax: 815-756-7524
Contact for: Lions Share, LIF Everyday, Facebook, and Social Media.

Charlotte Gordon, Receptionist
Phone Ext. 0
Contact for: Recycling, Thank You Letters, Bulk Mailings, General Office Duties.

Max Kruse, Accounting Clerk
Phone Ext. 223
Contact for: Volunteer Eyeglass Sorting Scheduling

Lion Charlie Siefert, Mobile Hearing Unit Technician
Phone Ext. 240

Lion Chris Luttrell, Mobile Hearing Unit Technician
Phone Ext. 240

Lion Terry Knollenberg, Mobile Retinal Unit Technician
Phone Ext. 240

Lion Judy Tapper, Mobile Retinal Unit Technician
Phone Ext. 240

Endowment Fund
Phone Ext. 240

LIEF Staff:
To leave a message for Mario please dial: 1-815-754-0090
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, except on holidays.

PDG Mario J. Gumino, LIEF Director
Phone Ext. 224
All question about Lions of Illinois Endowment Fund and planning your legacy to the future of sight
and hearing health in Illinois through LIF services and programs.

Driving Directions:
We are located on Oakland Drive east of Route 23 (also known as DeKalb Avenue).

Our Address is:
2254 Oakland Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178

Phone: (815) 756-5633
Fax: (815) 748-9087
TTY: (815) 748-9088
Tollfree: (800) 955-5466

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