Changing the World

Change doesn’t happen all at once. It happens through many small choices. With every act of kindness, we change a life. With every Lions club and Leo club, we change a community. Bringing Out the Best in Others Lifting others up is what she does. Dr. Patti Hill is an accomplished teacher, administrator, psychologist and […]

Life Derailed

Home is the place you want to run to, not from. But home may never feel the same for the people of East Palestine, Ohio, who found their quiet small-town life turned upside down in one night of disaster. On the evening of Feb. 3, Stella and Daren Gamble watched from their front porch as […]

The Service of Champions

In a half-century of competition, innumerable legacies and memories are built, but not all sporting events last 50 years. This October, the Alexandria Lions Meet of Champions will reach that milestone. And just as they’ve done every year since helping to launch the event, the Alexandria Lions Club will be there on its 50th anniversary […]

Let the Children Play

Born with a bilateral clubfoot, seven-year-old Craig Griffin hasn’t had the strength or mobility to swing by himself at a playground for most of his young life. And there wasn’t a playground in his community with the equipment he needed to climb into a swing and pump his legs, a slide he could skim down […]

Pickleball Pandemonium

If anybody knows how to serve, it’s the Lions. They’ve been acing it for more than 100 years. But serving in pickleball, now that’s a relatively new thing, and Lions who try it are getting stuck on it like syrup on pancakes. Pickleballin’ in the Midwest “Lifelong friendships are made out of this,” Lion Curt […]

Official Notice

The following proposed amendments to the International Constitution and By-Laws will be reported to the delegates for vote at the 2023 International Convention. Read amendments here.  

Candidates for 3rd Vice President

Mark S. Lyon  Mark S. Lyon, from Brookfield, Connecticut, USA, served as an international director from 2018 to 2021. He has worked in corporate legal administration and financial services for over 40 years and is currently board administration manager with Synchrony Financial. He has been recognized with numerous Presidential Awards, as well as the Ambassador […]

Convention Call

In compliance with Article VI, Section 2 of the International By-Laws, I hereby issue the Official Call for the 2023 International Convention. Our 105th International Convention will be held in-person, with some events available on demand after the convention. It begins at 10 a.m. on July 7 and ends July 11. The purpose of the […]

Standing at the Edge of a Hunger Cliff

At the FISH Food Pantry in Williamsburg, Virginia, the number of people coming for help in January was greater than it has been in a decade. In February, client numbers doubled that of February ’22. Eggs prices went up 150 percent over that year and groceries, nine to 11 percent. Energy bills remained high, and […]