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The Officers, Board of Directors, and Members of the Charlotte SouthPark Lions Club, in Charlotte, NC, welcome you, and hope you enjoy your online visit with us.
We meet for breakfast every Friday morning, unless meeting cancellation is shown here.

Friday Mornings
7:30 to 8:30 am
Sharon Towers, Inc, 5100 Sharon Road
Allison's Dining Room
and
4th Monday of each month
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Sharon Towers, Yandle Room

Friday,  June 3, 2016 Regular MeetingTom Hollis, CPCC Drama Department Chairman, will update us on CPCC's Summer theater season, including opportunities to get involved

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - Provide dinner at Ronald McDonald House  - Lion Doris Messer & Family are, lead cooks.   Please contact Lion Doris to volunteer to cook and/or serve and clean-up.
 
Friday,  June 10, 2016 Regular Meeting -  Jerry Shepardson, Rail Operations Director at the NC Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC, will talk about the museum's offerings and operations.   All  Aboard !
Friday,  June 10, 2016 SPLC Board of Driectors Meeting. follows the regular meeting Board members please plan to attend our last Board meeting of the year.
 
Friday,  June 17, 2016 Monthly Business Meeting -  This is the last business meeting of the year
 
Friday,  June 24, 2016 -  Meeting CANCELLED in lieu of  Annual Awards & Installation Banquet.
 
Saturday,  June 25, 2016 -  Awards & Installation Banequet,  6:00 pm, Sharon Towers City View Room.   Space is limited to 40 attendees.  RSVP to David Shimberg is Required.

Saturday, July, 2, 2016 - Provide dinner at Ronald McDonald House  - Lion Jack Hagopian and Janine are, lead cooks.   Please contact Lion Jack to volunteer to cook and/or serve and clean-up.  This is always a fun and well attended 4th of July dinner.  Help will be needed.

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The Charlotte SouthPark Lions have adopted Lions KidSight USA, as a standing club project.  This is a National Lions program, providing vision screeing to children 6 months to 6 years of age.  Children with vision problems have trouble learning.  Unlike a basic vision screenings with an eye chart, which only gives an indication of visual acuity, Lions KidSight screens for th 6 most common vision problems in children.   Click here for a Program Overview.  Ask a member of the SouthPark Lions how you or your organization can supupor the Lions KidSight program as a Sponsor, placing your name on materials and promotions.

Ragan's HOPE is committed to helping parents of children with catastrophic illnesses or injuries endure the initial impact and embrace the future by providing financial, emotional and spiritual support,  Ragan's hope provides a variety of volunteer opportunties for Lions and itnerested individuals.

SouthPark Lions Welcome Gumball/Candy Machine Hosts - Help the Lions Help our community one coin at a time by hosting a machine at your location.  Treat customers and employees to snacks while they wait or take a break from work.  There is not cost to you and Lions benefit from your support. -  Details on Projects Page

 

Help Strenthen the United States.  Learn about Smart Start  and First 2000 Days .  Thesere programs supporting childhood development.  Learn more by clicking the links, and then step up and help!  See First 2000 Days Video

For years the NC Lions hosted Exhange Students to the U.S, extending their Lion Families and fulfilling our first LCI Object,"TO  CREATE and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world."  

 

It's time to re-examine how we meet this object; from a distance as twin clubs, or in our homes, one-on-one, by hosting an exchanges student for a semester, a shool year, or as a welcome host.  Contact Lion Sam Mensah or Kathleen or Dan Holland, Regional Coordinators at EFexchangeYear.org.  Bring the World into Your Family!

Charlotte Senior Centers- See what's happening.

 Learn about, Solving The Cruel Mystery Of Lupus - http://www.lupusnc.org/


Charity Navigator Rates Charity  for effectivness and transparencyThe LIONS are a Top Rated Charity -  Visit Charity Navigator to learn more

SouthPark club service activites and support include:

Vision Screenings
Eyeglass & Hearing Aid recyling
Lions Services Eye Clinic
National Federation for the Blind
Youth and scouting programs
 

 

 Fund Raising Activities include:

  • Broom Sales (blind made brooms)
  • Attic Sales
  • Go, Play, Save Coupon Book Sales
  • Raffles
  • Sponsoring Theater Productions
  • Gumball Machines

  Because of an active dedication to fulfilling Lions Clubs International's motto " We Serve ", over the 40 years of its existence, the club has grown to be one of the most active clubs in North Carolina (MD-31) and District 31-I.

We hope that if you are not a member of a local Lions Club, that after visiting our website, you will consider serving your community as a member of the Lions.  There is nothing more rewarding than being able to assit those in need, and to help make our communities and world a better place for all of us to live.
 
If you have the opportunity, please join us for breakfast at one of our weekly meetings or dinner at our monthly meeting.   Please see the meeting info at the top of this page, or click on the Contact Us link on the left menu, for times and directions.
 
Our club is open to men and women who have an interest in serving their fellowmen in our community and around the world. 
 
 

Take care and thank you for visiting us !

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