In the News

Lions Clubs International Honors Dr. Helena Ndume with Humanitarian AwardFor her dedication to humanitarian service and medical contributions to the world, Dr. Helena Ndume, Chief of Ophthalmology at Windhoek Central Hospital in Namibia, and partner with SEE International, was presented with the 2022 Lions Humanitarian Award during the 104th Lions Clubs International Convention in Montreal, […]

Club News – January 2023

Aurora Noon Lions Club in Illinois hosted an American Sign-Language Santa and Mrs. Claus for a 12th annual holiday party for hearing-impaired kids. Guests included 35 deaf and hearing-impaired children from East and West Aurora school districts, plus caregivers, teachers, and friends. A dozen Noon Lions assisted, providing a pizza dinner and gifts for kids. The Owensboro Lions Club […]

Club News – December 2022

Jefferson Lions in Texas celebrated the opening of their annual Enchanted Forest with a lighting ceremony featuring 100 decorative Christmas trees, right after the town’s Christmas parade. Jefferson Lions Club president Peggy Walker said, “It’s a Hallmark Christmas kind of thing for our community.” The Avon Grove Leos in Pennsylvania collected 800-plus stuffed animals through […]

Club News – November 2022

The Lemon Grove Lions in California hosted a cornhole tournament with proceeds benefitting Fisher House San Diego where families of patients receiving medical care at Naval Medical Center San Diego are offered a “home away from home” at no cost. More than a dozen Lions from the Aurora Noon Lions Club in Illinois took part […]

Club News – October 2022

The Bossier City Lions Club in Louisiana put on their 69th Football Jamboree. It takes more than 500 volunteer hours to do this, bringing six area high school football teams together. Not only does the jamboree bring in funds to support the initiatives of the Bossier City Lions Club, but it also brings the community […]

Club News – September 2022

In Illinois, the Buckley, Ashkum, and Onarga Lions Clubs combined to sponsor a fundraiser featuring a dueling piano group. Proceeds went to the Seeing Eye Dog Program. The Rutherford College Lions in North Carolina built two Blessing Boxes and placed one at Connelly Springs Town Hall and one at Rutherford College Town Hall. They keep them […]

Club News – August 2022

When Aurora rescue mission Wayside Cross Ministries asked the public to donate bottled water, Aurora Noon Lions Club in Illinois responded with 1,800 bottles. The water is needed during the hot summer at Wayside Cross Ministries’ Master’s Touch Men’s Recovery Center, Lifespring for women and children, street outreach through the Elgin Wayside Center, and the Aurora […]

Club News – July 2022

In Connecticut, the Terryville Leo Club members from Eli Terry Junior Middle School placed flags on the graves of veterans at Hillside Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day. The Fargo Lions Club in North Dakota gifted “The Spirit of the Sandbagger” monument to the City of Fargo in honor of the club’s 100th anniversary. The […]

Club News – June 2022

In North Carolina, the Beaufort Lions Club funds Navilens Project for the Blind at the Beaufort NC Maritime Museum. The club donated US$4,200 to the Friends of the NC Maritime Museum to fund the first step towards establishment of “Interactive Experiences” for the blind. This donation will directly fund the installation of a Navilens Navigational/Informational-Transfer […]

Club News – May 2022

In Indiana, the Speedway Lions Club repainted the town’s 488 fire hydrants with a white and checkerboard pattern to help decorate the town and differentiate Speedway from the surrounding communities. A Speedway resident came up with the idea, and a local graphics company provided the creative design and the heat shrink decals — the same decals used on race cars. Each fire hydrant […]