Serving the community since 1953

The Paxtang Lions stand ready and able to serve the local community  through the efforts of our club members and with the help of many sponsors and indiviudual donors.  Throughout the years the Club has worked to provide funding and support to programs for the visually impaired, Paxtang Borough events,  volunteer firefighters, youth sports programs, the PA Lions Beacon Lodge and many other worthy programs and organizations that serve many needs.  Please take a moment to view the pages here and consider how you can join us in serving those in need, your neighbors, and the Lions International goals.

We meet twice per month and all are welcome to attend a meeting as a guest or perhaps as a speaker.  Just contact one of the members listed on our contact page to join in the fun.

Please check our Calendar for upcoming events and programs that you may want to attend or support.

The Lions Toast:  "Not above you, not beneath you, but With You" 

Please click on the below link to see what the Paxtang Lions Club is all about and also to see why each and every past and present member donates their valuable time to such a worthy organization:


If you would like to sponsor at the 5th Annual Golf Tournament, please review the link below:


Don't miss the scenic course!!         Medals- 3 deep by age group!
  Patriotic outfits!

   To quote race director Steve "Captain America" Remillard:  "If running is good for your body then a 5k shouldn't cost and arm and a leg"!!



Peggy Morcom (Middle) Board Member of Pillows for Love spoke at our clubs Regualr Meeting on March 22, 2016


Annual Paxtang Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt at Saussaman Park on March 19, 2016


Some of the Paxtang Lions and Paxtang Leos participating in the annual Bowlathon on March 12, 2016.

Some of the Paxtang Lions Club and Paxtang Leos at the annual Paxtang Borough Christmas Tree Lighting on December 6, 2015 at the Paxtang Borough Building Gym

At our November 24, 2015 meeting, we welcomed Chris Pollock, one of the first human hand transplants, to our meeting.  He told us how he lost his hands in a farm accident and what he has gone through since it happened.  Also present was Rachel Pronesti, member of the Leo Club, who raised money to purchase winter hats and gloves for needy children.

At our November 12, 2015 meeting, Janis Creason, Dauphin County Treasurer, (2nd from left) spoke about the new Small Games of Chance laws.

The Paxtang Lions at Sam's Club collecting money for White Cane Days on October 30-31, 2015



JULY 4, 2015. 

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On October 8, 2015, weatherman Brett Thackara from ABC 27 spoke at the Paxtang Lions Club's regular meeting.  Brett spoke about being a weatherman and the preparation and skills necessary to accurately determine the weather.

Members of the Paxtang Lions Club volunteering their time to help out the Paxtang Fire Company at its annual CRABFEST on September 19, 2015.


On August 27, 2015, our guest speaker at our regular club meeting was Bill Hornung (center) from Hornung's Hardware.  Bill enlighted us all to household products and tools. Also in the picture is Lion Donna Wedig (left) and King Lion Joyce Tuttle.

2014/2015 Lion of the Year Award reciprient Lion Joyce Tuttle (right) receiving award from past reciprient Lion Elaine Knehr (left).

2015/2016 Club President Joyce Tuttle (left) receiving gavel from Past Club President Keldeen Stambaugh (right)

Lion Donna Wedig (Left), Lion Rick Waltz (center) and Lion Joyce Tuttle (right) getting ready for the July 4th parade


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Annual Easter Egg Hunt April 4, 2015 at Saussman Park.


Some of the Paxtang Lions enjoying the Annual Easter Egg Hunt



The Paxtang Lions and friends at the Annual District 14-T Diabetes Bowlathon on February 28, 2015.

On February 26, 2015, RJ Harris (middle), the morning host of WHP 580 radio, was the guest speaker at the Paxtang Lions Club's regular meeting.  Also included in the photo is Lion Donna Wedig (left) and King Lion Keldeen Stambaugh (right).


On January 22, 2015, Jerry Mitchell (right), Education and Outreach Specialist for the PA Office of Attorney General, was the guest speaker at the Paxtang Lions Club's regular meeting.  Mr. Mitchell spoke about Identity Theft.  Pictured with Mr. Mitchell is King Lion Keldeen Stambaugh (left).

Picture from the Annual Paxtang Borough Tree Lighting Ceremony December 7, 2014.  The tree was beautiful and the weather was perfect.  There were over a hundred people in attendance to witness the tree lighting and to also listen to the beautiful christmas carols that were sung by the Paxtang and Lawnton Elementary Choirs.

Members of the Paxtang Lions with Santa at the Annual Paxtang Borough Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 7, 2014.

On November 13, 2014, the Paxtang Lions had Pastor Green (left), Pastor of the Paxtang Presbyterian Church, as the guest speaker at its regular club meeting.  With Pastor Green is the Paxtang Lions Club President, Keldeen Stambaugh.


The 77th Annual Paxtang Lions Club Halloween Parade held on October 28, 2014 was a huge success. 

The streets were lined with spectators and the parade was full of participants.  Thank you to all those who attended and helped make this parade a huge success.  Check out the Halloween Parade Tab on the left for the list of winners for each group.  See you all at next years parade.

Past President George Knehr, Grand Marshall of Halloween Parade

Halloween Parade Chair, Rick Waltz, with Paxtang Lions Club President Keldeen Stambaugh (right) and one of the judges Alicia Richards from TV 27 (left)

Check out the newest members of the Paxtang Lions Club!!  Lion Florence Mancini (2nd from left), Lion Angela Kreitzer ((2nd from right) and Lion Wes Bowers (Right End).  They were each inducted into the Paxtang Lions Club on October 23, 2014 by Past District Governor Lion Bill Tuttle (Left End) and the current President of the Paxtang Lions Keldeen Stambaugh (Middle).  We look forward to all of their volunteerism and efforts in helping us cure blindness.

King Lion Keldeen Stambaugh with Pennsyvlania Game Commissioner Steve Hower, who spoke at the Paxtang Lion's Club meeting on October 9, 2014.

Paxtang Lions Rick Waltz, Frank Wedig, George Knehr and Bill Tuttle getting ready to ride Lion Frank Wedig's Chevy Impala in the Pennbrook Halloween Parade.  What a handsome group of Lions.  They wear their Halloween masks all year round.

Lions Kathy O'Sick, Bill O'Sick and Dorothy Lewis collecting money for White Cane Days at Sam's Club

The Paxtang Lions collecting money for White Cane Days at Sam's Club.  Great Job Paxtang Lions!!

Paxtang Lions Bill Knerr and Donna Wedig volunteering their time to help out the Paxtang Fire Company at Crabfest on September 20, 2014

On August 28, 2014, Randy Whitaker, General Manager of the Harrisburg Senators, came to speak to our club.  Mr. Whitaker (left) is being thanked by our Club President Keldeen Stambaugh (right) for coming to our meeting and sharing his fascinating story about his job and the Harrisburg Senators.

Some of the Paxtang Lions getting ready to march in the 2014 4th of July Parade.


Past President Lion George Knehr giving gavel to incoming President Lion Keldeen Stambaugh at 61st Annual Charter Night Celebration on June 26, 2014


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