Lions Clubs International

Since 1925 when Helen Keller challenged the Lions to take up the cause of the visually impaired by becoming “Knights of the Blind in the crusade against darkness”, service to the blind has become one of Lionism’s most significant activities. In addition, Lions participate in service activities emphasizing diabetes awareness, education and research; work with the physically and mentally impaired; environmental issues; community welfare; international understanding and youth. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service organization with more than 1.4 million members in over 200 countries. Lions Clubs International is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Lions International Objectives

To create and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world.

To promote the principles of good government and good citizenship. To take an active interest in civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community.

To unite the clubs in the bonds of friendship, good fellowship, and mutual understanding. To provide a forum for the open discussion of all matters of public Interest; provided, however, that partisan politics and sectarian religion should not be debated by club members.

To encourage service-minded people to serve their community without personal financial reward, and to encourage efficiency and promote high ethical standards in commerce, industry, professions, public works and private endeavors.

The Lions Logo

The Lions logo shows two opposite facing lions. The lion facing left looks back on all of the help we’ve provided in the past to those in need. The lion facing right looks ahead to all of the things to be done and people to be helped.

Meet the Team

Our club is made up of men and women interested in community service.  Here are a few of our club officers for Lions Year 2022-2024.

John Mallonee


Lion John is our Club President, also known as King Lion, for July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2024.  He is a second time Club President and has been a club member since 2000.

Dave Crist


Lion Dave has been our Club Secretary since July 1, 2018.  We thank him for continuing to help us with this key club position.

Bob Watkins


Lion Bob has been our Club Treasurer for a number of years now.  He’s done such a good job and we are happy to continue to have him to manage our financial needs and contribute to our club’s success.

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