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 […]

Keeping it Poppin

It’s a deceptively modest fundraiser, but for one Lions Club, it’s the kernel of all their programs. Every Saturday, the Lions Club of Marshalltown, Iowa brings a popcorn machine to a local store and sells popcorn for US$2 a bag. The ingredients are modest, too: Iowa-sourced raw corn, salt, butter, and oil. What makes this […]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Choosing a Christmas tree isn’t always the simplest decision of the holiday season, but the Lions Club of Acton, Massachusetts works to make it a little easier. The Acton Lions operate a Christmas tree and wreath sale every December, and in nearly forty years of the fundraiser, they’ve seen it all: frantic families, Santa cosplayers, […]

No Starving Artists

The Lions of The Dalles, Oregon were excited their city was chosen for the 2022 Northwest Mural Fest, but even they weren’t expecting how transformative the new murals would be. Now fifteen large murals downtown comprise a historical walking tour of The Dalles, and members of the city’s Lions Club were involved in every step […]

Doing the Dirty Work

When Lions Dale and Sylvia McClease began working with a local program to refurbish computers, they didn’t expect that e- waste recycling would become one of their club’s most important programs. Now their Maple, ON club’s collection events, held on rotating weekends in the summer, can fill a 20-yard shipping container with electronics in just […]