The Lions Association was started in 1917 and is the largest Service Club in the world with over 1.4 million members.

Lions International headquarters is located in Oak Brook Illinois.

The structure is made up of local clubs like Paris, Zones, Regions, Districts, Multiple Districts and Lions International head quarters.

Our local club Board of Directors comprises a President, Past President, 3 Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, 6 Directors, Lion Tamer, Tail Twister and a Bulletin Editor, and the general membership.

There are various committees such as Health and Welfare, Diabetes, Guide Dogs, Sight First, just to name a few.

We meet 1st & 3rd Tuesdays each month from September through June. We do not meet in July or August.

The initiation fee covers the cost for a name badge, Lions Pin and other items.

Lions Year: July 1 to June 30

The purpose of a Lions Club is to raise funds to be able to assist those less fortunate.

A lot of work goes into a Lions Club but the reward is immeasurable. A lot of fun and fellowship goes without saying. We have lots of fun.

A Lions OBLIGATION is to:

  1. Attend meetings regularly
  2. Attend assigned shifts on food wagon
  3. Pay annual Dues promptly
  4. Promote Lionism to yours friends, neighbours and relatives encouraging them to join the Lions Club to provide Service to those less fortunate locally and around the world.

If you are a community minded individual and want to serve your community, become a LION.

If you have any questions or would like to begin the process to join the Lions, please email