Eating Out Again

Isolation is just one of the many challenges faced by dementia patients and their caregivers, and Oviedo-Winter Springs Lion Dennis Dulniak who spent seven years caring for his wife, Nancy, knows that all too well. Although Nancy suffered from Early Onset Alzheimer’s and died in 2021 at age 69, Dulniak is spending his retirement honoring […]

O Pioneers!

In early May 2022, Lion Corinne Masters saw a hint of green in the landscape. Someone else reported seeing a few flowers blooming.  A few farmers near Masters’ family land had cattle grazing. On an ordinary spring day this would not have qualified for conversation among the tight-knit people of north-central Kansas, where the pioneer […]

Not to Forget

More than 6 million Americans aged 65 and older are living with the memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s dementia today, but a new movie by filmmaker and Las Vegas Host Lion Valerio Zanoli focuses on the caregivers, whose tedious and exhausting work is often forgotten. Caregivers often face health crises of their own after living […]

Lost, Broken, Left behind

It was last summer when thousands of people in Afghanistan left their possessions behind to frantically board planes for safe haven in the U.S.
During the chaos of their departure, many prescription eyeglasses were among those small but vital items that were left behind.

Fore-eezing for a Cause

The Orono Lions Annual Snowball Open is not one of those “weather permitting” events.  It’s more like “weather welcomed.” All about cold hands, hot drinks, and warm Lion hearts.

Rope Tow Breathes New Life into Michigan Town

When Michigan’s Mountain Lions installed a new rope tow, re-opening their Adventure Mountain Ski Hill after a 30-year absence, they tossed a lifeline to their community. Lion President Michael Laakko says the new rope tow is “a vehicle for hope.” And what better time for renewed hope than in a pandemic when families need to […]

Full STEM Ahead

As their coach, he taught them Archimedes’ Principal of buoyancy. As his team, they taught him the importance of breaks for bananas, grapes, and bubblegum when you’ve been hard at work. He taught them how to solder and waterproof motors.
They taught him how to relieve stress with laughter—frequent laughter. He tested them on robotics. They tested his patience.
In the end, what the coach and the kids learned from each other was the importance of working together and sharing pride in their accomplishments.

What It Means To Be A Lion

“Home is not where you live, it’s where you’re understood. And when I got involved with the Lions, I felt home there.” KEVIN WHITLEY, Anchorage Lions Club, Alaska.

The DNA of Lions

Why do Lions become Lions? Is serving in the genes? A look at what makes Lions tick and how a life of service has benefits beyond helping those we serve.

A Wheelie Good Cause

The River Hills/Lake Wylie Lions in South Carolina are proof that good deeds don’t require great skill. Just desire. Lion Rick Thomas, a retired chemical engineer, was an avid cyclist for 20 years and raced with a competitive cycling team. But he never repaired a bike until his wife, Susan, also a Lion, heard the […]