Lions Clubs International, a service membership
organization of over 1.4 million members worldwide
(as on April 2015) was founded in the United States
by Melvin Jones, a Chicago businessman on June 7,1917.
L-I-O-N-S heralds to the country the true meaning
of citizenship:Liberty,Intelligence,Our Nation’s Safety.
A worldwide charitable society, devoted to social and
international service, taking its membership primarily
from business and professional groups.The 46,000
Lions Clubs over 200 countries, make the ‘Lions Clubs
International Organization’, a largest service organization.
Service is what makes a Lion.Centennial Legacy Projects are
a great way for Lions Clubs to celebrate the centennial
while reminding the community of their vital contributions.
All legacy projects are identified with a sign or plaque
indicating the project was donated by a lions club.
The four centennial service challenge areas are-hunger,
youth, vision and environment.
Where there is a need, there is a Lion.Lions do good
for others and for themselves. Membership is the source of
strength of Lions.
Life for a Lion is not riding a new horse but a new thought.
The 100th Lions Club International convention will be held in
Chicago on June 30 to July 4, 2017.The MGM Grand Resort
will host the centenary celebration of Lions Club International