The Metamora Lions Club was chartered October 13, 1948. October 2008, marked the sixtieth anniversary of the Club. The Metamora Lions Club is a secular service club that concentrates its efforts to improve the quality of life in the Metamora Community. It is chartered by Lion Clubs International and is in District 11-D2 of the Lions Clubs of Michigan.
Our Club has a membership roster of 90 plus members from all walks of life. The Club has seven Melvin Jones Fellows amongst its members living and deceased. The Melvin Jones Fellowship is the highest recognition awarded by Lions Clubs International. There has been two Past District Governors and two Past District Cabinet Secretary Treasurers from the Metamora Lions Club.
The Club supports Lions initiatives: Leader Dogs for the Blind, Lions Bear Lake Camp (Lapeer, MI), Project KidSight, Welcome Homes, eyeglass and hearing aid collections to mention a few. The Club also supports local organizations and projects such as: Project Graduation, D.A.R.E., Scouting, 4H Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Metamora Days, Metamora Christmas Tree Lighting, Red Cross Blood Drives, Celebration of the Horse, Murphy School PTA, Metamora Chamber of Commerce, Metamora Township Fire and Police Departments.
Also, as part of its service to the community the Club maintains a playground on the Hall property for use by local children. The Hall is also available for community and non-profit functions.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.