Lone Star Convention Center – 9055 Airport Road
Noon – buffet lunch opens at 11:45am
Other Lions Club members, special guests and prospective new members should RSVP to the club office at 936/760-1666.
|Jan 2nd||—||**NO CLUB MEETING**|
|Jan 9th||—||Start 2019 off Right
|Jan 16th||—||Leave Tomorrow
Author – Dirk Weisiger
|Jan 23rd||—||Education for Tomorrow Alliance
Monica Bomkamp Enia
|Jan 30th||–||Lion Honors & More|
Friday, Jan. 18th – Reaves Elementary School
click to volunteer
Saturday, Jan. 19th – Eyeglass Recycling Center
click to volunteer
*District – Mid-Winter Conference*
Saturday, Jan. 26th – Houston Hilton North Greenspoint
click here to make reservation-deadline Jan. 18th
HOLIDAY of HELPING
Conroe Noon was busy once
good cheer this holiday season!
There were food baskets to fill,
jingle bells to hand out,
and fun times to be had;
it was a great way
to end 2018.
Watch out 2019
because there’s more
to be done!
Who we are
Lions Clubs International will celebrate its 100th Anniversary on June 17, 2017. In 1917, Melvin Jones and a group of businessmen in Chicago, Illinois to put their talents to work improving their communities. Lions International grew rapidly throughout the country and in 1925, Helen Keller gave a speech at the Lions Clubs International convention and challenged Lions to be “…knights of the blind.” The Lions motto is “We Serve.”
The Conroe Lions Club was chartered in 1939 with a group of 25 business men dedicated to improving their growing community. In 1986, the club changed its name to the Conroe Noon Lions Club and has since grown to be the 2nd largest club in the USA and is a beacon of service to the Conroe area. In 1995, the Conroe Noon Lions Club Charities Inc. became a non-profit corporation registered under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
From its early beginnings the club heeded the call of Helen Keller. With that inspiration, the clubs’ major service project is an extensive Sight Program, which provides eye exams & eyeglasses for needy school aged children from some 18-area schools. The Conroe Noon Lions will spend approximately $20,000 to support this one program. The club supports other Sight Conservation efforts through the Leader Dog Program, the Lighthouse for the Blind, Lions Eye Bank of Texas and the World Services for the Blind. Recently the club opened the Conroe Noon Lions Club Recycling Center; a facility which cleans, sorts, categorizes, and repairs donated used eyeglasses that are distributed by various mission and relief agencies all over the world. A very active Sight Awareness Committee conducts community projects such as vision screenings, glaucoma screenings, used eyeglass collections and other local vision-centered events.
The Conroe Noon Lions continue to support the youth of our area through projects like ‘kids on the lake’-a fishing tournament for special needs children. Along with Lions Clubs around the state of Texas, we support the Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville. The camp provides special camping sessions for children with physical disabilities and diabetes at no cost to their families. Other youth oriented projects include: Reaves Elementary—Adopt A School, drug awareness programs, youth scholarship contests, peace poster contests, scholarships to area seniors, along with sponsoring the Conroe High School LEO Club. The motto of Lions International is “We Serve” and the Conroe Noon Lions Club and its members are committed to service in their community, their country and their world.
Lion of the Month
‘Lion of the Month’ – December, 2018
Roberta ‘Robbie’ Keiser