Club News – Feb 2019

The final service the Tieton Lions in Washington performed before disbanding was to leave the Highland School District a legacy. The Lions donated an 8-by-12-foot American rollup flag to the school in honor of Harold and Pat Hambelton, longtime supporters of youth in the community. In Quebec, Canada, the Knowlton Lions contributed CA$3,000 from their […]

Club News – March 2019

The Simcoe Lynn Valley Lions in Canada contributed CAN$500 (US$379) to the Children’s Aid Society for their Foster Children’s Holiday Party. The club also sponsored three families, supplying them with food and gifts. In Michigan the Sandusky Lions dedicated a digital sign to the Sandusky City Library and donated a Lion’s drinking fountain for the […]

Club News – April 2019

The Middletown Children First Lions Club in Virginia dedicated a Little Free Library in their town to honor Past International Director Wayne Davis, a Shawnee Lions Club member who died on October 19, 2018. His wife, Lion Marge Davis, a charter member of the Middletown Children First Lions Club, died shortly before him on September […]

Club News – June 2019

The Stillwater Noon Lions in Oklahoma checked the vision of 1,249 pre-K through second grade students in Stillwater schools, and this year included students of all ages in private schools and home schooled. The San Antonio Founder Lions Club in Texas participated in the Elf Louise Christmas Project, a county-wide event providing gifts to children, […]

Club News – July 2019

In Pennsylvania, Boy Scout John E. Yaletchko III made wooden eyeglass collection boxes for the Avon Grove Lions as his Eagle Scout project. The boxes will be placed in various locations in the Avondale West Grove area to collect used glasses. In Michigan, the Almont Lions Club sponsored two Almont girls in Lions’ contests. Jenny […]

Club News – Sept 2019

The Bristol Lions Club in Connecticut worked with the New England Carousel Museum and Connecticut Radio Information Service to provide an audio tour of the museum’s exhibits for the visually impaired. A cellphone app allows each visitor to take an audio tour of the museum’s collection of hand-carved wooden horses and the historic carousel. Nineteen […]

Club News – Oct 2019

In Missouri, members of the Mound City Lions Club used the District 26-M4 disaster response trailer to assist with the cleanup of flooded apartments in the spring. In New Jersey, the Fanwood Lions thank their community for 70 years of support, allowing Lions to help the blind through their White Cane Drive, and to support […]

Club News – Dec 2019

Every year, the Sale Creek Lions in Tennessee host the Kids’ Christmas Party with Santa. Children’s names are submitted by teachers. Santa gives each child a new coat, shoes, and an outfit of clothes, plus toys. Families receive a basket of fruit and boxes of groceries, and each child receives a large framed picture of […]

Club News – Jan 2020

Members of the Portage Lions Club in Michigan drove to Ohio and delivered plastic pill bottles to Matthew 25: Ministries. Roughly 396 gallons of pill bottles collected by Lions in District 11-B2 were kept out of landfills. Florence Evening Lions Club President Whalon Hilley pinned the Lions badge on granddaughter Lion Natalie Shealy. As a […]

Club News – April 2020

The Phoenix Metro Lions in Arizona participated in Arizona‘s Service Rally Day with their Pathways to Reading Project. They have provided more than 80,000 books to underserved children through this major project. At Mountain View School they gave out 650 books, free to children from pre-kindergarten through third grade. Tim Pasquarelli, a Lion in Arizona, […]

Club News – July/August 2020

In recognition of Earth Day 2020, the Bayse-Bryce Mountain Lions in Virginia collected 95 large bags of trash from more than 10 miles of local roads. This is an annual initiative for the club. Leonardtown Lions Club members in Maryland arranged a fundraiser to benefit Lions Camp Merrick, a summer camp providing vital services for […]

Club News – September 2020

The Avon Grove Lions in Pennsylvania partnered with Cau-de-Sac Concerts to raise money for the Bridge Food Bank at the Church of the Nazarene in West Grove.  With the help of three former Leos, the Lions raised US$1,647. The club also donated 14 hospital beds to Project Cure. The beds will be sent to the needy […]

Club News – October 2020

In Texas, the Lions have been out collecting eyeglasses during the pandemic. Lion Steve Mays came in from out of town with the trailer to gather glasses from all the clubs. The San Antonio West Side Lions turned in 1,496 pair. Members of the newly-chartered Colton Lions Club in California assisted in clean-up efforts throughout […]

Club News – November 2020

The Avon Grove Lions in Pennsylvania donated to Camp Abilities at the West Chester University to support their program for blind children, and the club raised more than US$700 for the sight impaired through their White Cane Collection. The Orchard Park Lions in New York presented local restaurant gift cards to the Father Baker Manor […]

Club News – December 2020

In Ohio, the Ashtabula Lions Club started a First Responders Project, delivering pastries each week to the area’s first responders. The Kensington Lions Club on Prince Edward Island, Canada, donated money to cover the cost for the water system in the lower level at Kensington Intermediate Senior High. In Texas, the Houston Lady Lions have […]

Club News – January 2021

The Clarendon Hills Lions Club in Illinois made it possible for the People’s Resource Center to distribute food more efficiently to those in need by donating US$110,000 for a 20-foot refrigerated box truck. The truck allows the center to have safe food transportation of fresh items, especially during summer months. On Prince Edward Island, Canada, […]

Club News – February 2021

The Lancaster New Centennial Lions Club in Texas adopted a family of nine for Christmas 2020. They donated food, toys, clothes, and furniture. The club also provided Christmas gifts for students with cancer. In Illinois, the Aurora Noon Lions worked with the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry for their first drive-thru Kids’ Pop-Up pantry at the […]

Club News – March 2021

The Almaguin Highland Lions Club sponsored a snowman contest in Ontario to support local business and encourage families to get outside and have some winter fun. Families were asked to build a snowman and post a picture of it on the club’s Facebook page. Five winners based on the number of Facebook “likes” they received, […]

Club News – April 2021

Stafford Township Lions Club in New Jersey started a Go Fund Me page for fundraising to support community projects including scholarships for graduating seniors, food gift cards, support of the Southern Regional Leo Club, free vision screenings in schools, and more. The Lemon Grove Lions in California sponsored their monthly Drive-Thru Food Distribution in their […]

Club News – May 2021

After several cancellations due to COVID-19, the Rocky Ford, Colorado Lions Club got to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a steak dinner. Guests of honor Truman Lusk and Ed Klute were named Lifetime Members of the Rocky Ford Lions Club for their years of service to the club and their community. For more than 30 […]

Club News – June 2021

The Bancroft Lions in Wisconsin had two projects completed with the help of students from Almond-Bancroft High School. They completed a Little Library stocked with books for all ages where people can take one and leave one. And they built a “Free Little Pantry” where members worked hard to keep it stocked to meet the […]

Club News – July 2021

In Oklahoma, the city of Hugo honored Leo Caleb Joe, 17, with the Volunteer of the Year award. Caleb performed more than 50 hours of community service through the active Hugo Leos Club. The Snellville Lions and Lions of Georgia led by Marcia Anderson-Esson, District 18I chairperson for hunger, partnered with the local food bank […]

Club News – September 2021

In Pennsylvania, nearly 300 people attended the annual Lions Appreciation Day at Beacon Lodge Camp. Lions’ activities included games, a giant Name That Tune competition, a worship service, blind bowling, and camp tours. There was a basket raffle, an indoor expo for pin traders, a 50/50 raffle, a barbecue lunch, and The Great Duck Race. […]