As a member of the Lake Charles, Louisiana chapter of the Lion’s Club, financial services professional Steve Blount proudly volunteers his time to better his community. Lion’s Club International, the parent organization of local chapters, boasts more than 1.35 million members globally. It is the largest community service organization in the world, providing essential services in local communities. Activities include vision screenings, support for local youth via mentoring and scholarships, as well as humanitarian projects such as providing assistance after natural disasters.
Steve Blount’s other charitable efforts include volunteering for Ducks Unlimited projects in and around Lake Charles. A conservation organization, Ducks Unlimited seeks to improve waterfowl habitats through wetland restoration and management. Conservation projects occur throughout the United States and Canada, and activities include grassland and watershed restoration and forest replanting. Likewise, the organization works with private landowners and other partners to create better land management strategies to protect waterfowl now and into the future.