History of the Lions

The International Association of Lions Clubs was organized in 1917 with 22 clubs in nine states and has grown to 45,923 clubs with 1.4 million members in 193 countries. The International Association of Lions Clubs, through its fundraiser called "Campaign SightFirst," is trying to prevent or even cure 40 million cases of blindness worldwide. Lions from all around the world have raised over $148,600,00 for this program.

Orrville Lions Club

You Can Help!

We are looking for community minded persons to help us help our local Orrville, Dalton community. Our Lions Club is open to men and women who have a desire to make a difference and to help those less fortunate.

For more information on joining, please contact Membership Chair Melissa Siburt at 330-765-0603.

Download our informational brochure here and our membership application here.

Announcements

Meetings: every 2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings at 8:00am at Aultman Orrville Hospital's Community Room; the 1st Tuesday of every other month at 6:00pm (location TBA).

Upcoming Events

2016

  • July 12 - Rita Shisler
  • July 26 - Member Orientation Meeting
  • Sept 6 - Quality Castings Tour *
  • Sept 13 - Lyle Baker-Orrville City Council President
  • Sept 27 - Eileen Keller—Turning Point
  • Oct 11 - Eileen Keller/Community Health & Wellness Director OneEighty
  • Oct 25 - Beth Weaver-Exe. Dir. of Habitat for Humanity
  • Nov 8 - Robyn McClintock-Lions Dist. Governor
  • Nov 22 - New member induction
  • Dec 8 - Christmas party—Smithville Inn
  • Dec 13 - Justin Haislip-State Farm Agent

* = 6:00PM evening meetings

2017

  • Jan 10 - Keith Waggoner/Tamara Gabalski-FIAT Youth Program/ANAZAO
  • Jan 24 - Mayor Dave Handwerk-State of the City
  • Feb 7 - Schmid Hall, Flight 93 Speaker *
  • Feb 14 - Kristin Lorson-Freelance artist, Instructor
  • Feb 28 - Dan Franks-Community Development Manager/ CC Home
  • Mar 14 - New member induction
  • Mar 28 - Ann Obrecht-Wayne County Commissioner
  • Apr 4 - Pizza Party @ Christians Children's Home *
  • Apr 11 - Dan Lutz -Wayne County Prosecutor
  • Apr 25 - Dawn Cazzolli-Wayne Children's Advocacy Ctr
  • May 9 - Phyllis Kornhaus-Orrville-Aultman Hospital Aux.
  • May 23 - Tim VanSickle-Judge /Wayne Co Municipal Ct
  • June 13 - Anne Weiser-Orrville Pet & Spa
  • June 27 - Officer installation & member induction

* = 6:00PM evening meetings

Eyeglass and hearing aid donation boxes are located at the following establishments:

  • Orrville YMCA
  • University of Akron Wayne College
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Shisler's Cheese House
  • Orrville Public Library
  • CAMO
  • STEPS at Liberty Center
  • Auble Funeral Home
  • Dr. Bennett's office
  • Dr. Guster's office
  • Dalton Library
  • Gresser Funeral Home
  • Raber Eye Care
  • Every Woman's House