Brief History of The Amherst County Lions Club

The Madison Heights Lions Club and the Amherst Lions Club merged in July of 2011 to be come the Amherst County Lions Club in order to better serve Amherst County. 


  Where does the money go?

The club conducts fund raisers throughout the year and raises approximately $16,000 which is invested 100% in the community and Lions organizations through the following projects or organizations:


Hearing Aids

Amherst High After Prom

Boy Scout

         Amherst Back Pack Program (4 schools) 

School Book Reading Program(7 schools)


Dixie Youth Baseball (2) & Softball (1)

Food Banks (2)

Hunters for the Hungry

Lancer Athletic Boosters

Leader Dogs

Volunteer Fire Departments

(Amherst, Pedlar & Monelison)

Volunteer Rescue Squads

( Amherst, Pedlar & Monelison)

Old Dominion Eye Bank

Prevent Blindness

Relay for Life


Local Area Medical Project

Project Construction Site

Crime Stoppers

Eye Exams & Glasses






                   Maggie  is Lion Chris Burton's

                 daugther  getting a screening!






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