We are a Club that knows how to have fun in helping our community, our state and the entire world.

We cover all of South Lake County.  The Club meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month at IHOP, 2589 S. Hwy 27 (2 miles south of SR 50).  The meeting starts at 6PM. The Club makes a special effort to invite guests.  Each first meeting of the month, we discuss the general business of the Club.  The remaining meeting, we invite guest speakers from the community. 

Clermont-Minneola Lions Club was founded April 12, 1949 with 31 members and has had a significant impact on the community ever since. 

Gun shoots have become the most popular fund raising events the past several years. Gun shoots are conducted the second, third and fourth Saturdays from 8:00 am - noon at our range located in Groveland directly across from Tractor Supply on SR 50.   The range operates three Saturdays mornings 8-noon each month.  Handguns only the 2nd and 4th Saturdays.  Turkey shoot (target and skeet) shotguns only on the 3rd Saturday morning.  Cost for using pistol range is $15.00 - bring your own ammo.  Cost for Turkey shoot is $3.00 per round - closest to center wins a sharing the pot.  Club furnishes shells (4-10, 12, 16 ga.)  Cost for skeet is $5.00 for 10 clays using your own shells. Club has shells available at $1.00 each.

The Club is also involved with vision diabetes screening several times a year at different locations.

The Club is involved with collection of used glasses that are sorted, classified and shipped all over the world. 

Longest continuing serving members are: Nick Jones and Lion, Robert E. Lee, past District 35-0 Governor. 

The needs in our community are growing very fast.  Be a volunteer with a bunch of roaring Lions that know how to get things done and know how to have a great time doing it.



Sean Levesque was welcomed as the speaker to the Lions Club meeting at IHOP Thursday, Feb. 8. By President Dan Strauss.  Sean and his wife are missionaries from LOVE 2 HOPE, on a national mission to bring awareness to the problem of missing and exploited children that is a growing problem in our community, country and world.  The exploitation is primarily two fold, namely sex and labor trafficking with the sex trafficking being far worse.  Most memorable highlights of his presentation: Orlando area ranks second in the country in sex trafficking.
And, public school systems find it very difficult to add programs directly dealing with it since there are already so many state mandates in the curriculum and it generates intense emotional reactions with parents.  The most alarming of all, it is the average age of 11 that boys get caught up internet porn.  The whole notion of sex can become warped, leading to dysfunctional relationships, especially the way women are treated.  Sean lists the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children hot line as one way to gain further information: 1-800-THE-LOST or  Sean can be contacted at 651.324-9872 or email at The Club commended him for his work increasing public awareness and made a donation to his efforts.
The Club will be changing their regular meeting schedule next month.  Lions are a way you can become of great service.  The public is also invited to check out their shooting range located across from Tractor Supply.  Patrons are urged to bring a care pack for homeless teenagers that will be distributed to our three local High Schools.  The range is open on the second, third and fourth Saturdays 8-noon. Contact Lion Dan Strauss 717 278-7437 or any Lion for information




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