Anne Henderson, president for 2018-2019, places a membership pin on our newest member, Rubio Gonzales. Rufio is a substitute teacher for the Pomona Unified School District. He also is a Pomona City Councioman, representing District 1. After his family immigrated from Mexico City to Pomona, Rubio spent his summers in high school in Mexico City, visiting relatives and friends. He also got involved in the Lions Club in Mexico City. "When it was time to join a service club, there was no choice. I had to join the Pomona Host Lions Club," he told the General Membership Meeting. Welcome, Rubio!

Quarter Mania fundraiser set for April 14  

Come to the Pomona Host Lions Club's major fundraising event on April 14. Twenty dollars gets you lunch, door prize ticket and bidder's paddle where you can win prizes 25 cents at a time. The event will be from 1 to 4 Sixty6 Sports Lounge, 8916 Foothill Blvd., Rancho Cucamonga. 


Henderson named First Vice President

Long-time Pomona activist Anne Henderson has been elected first vice president of the Pomona Host Lions Club. She will serve until June, 2018. She was co-community services chair and has served the Lions club in several positions. 

She is a retired teached from the Pomona Unified School District. 




Above: "Doc" Kahn received a commendation for being a Lion for 30 years. Doc is on the left while George Kopiloff, 2nd vice president, is on the right.

​John Welti (L), teacher at Madison School in Pomona, gets a check for $375 from the Pomona Host Lions Club to use for increasing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) studies. At right are PHLC board members Anne Henderson and Ben Selters.


Pomona Host, others host Health Fair Nov. 4

​Pomona Host Lions Club, with help from the Ontario Host Lions, Western University of Health Sciences, the Pomona Unified School District and God's Pantry, will host a Diabetes Month Health and Wellness Fair on Nov. 4, 2017, at the PUSD School of Extended Education Opportunities, 1444 E. Holt Ave., Pomona.  Diabetes Awareness is a worldwide Lions project. Diabetes is the eighth leading cause of death. At the fair, attendees can take advantage of free health screenings for blood glucose, blood pressure, vission and hearing. Pomona One will provide information on nutrition and making healthy choices. The event is 8:00 a.m. to noon.

Pomona Host Lions Club Major Fundraiser

​One of our tope fund-raising events will be our annual Boo-a-thon (Bowl-a-thon with costumes) on Oct. 21, 2017, at Oak Lanes Bowling in Diamond Bar. Here is the sign-up sheet. We encourage all those interested to sign up, get teams and pledges and bowl to raise funds so our Lions can raise money to serve the needy in Pomona.


​Recent Projects

Lions were out in force at Pomona's annual G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance, Education and Training) campout, where the Pomona Host Lions hosted a bubble toss for the more than 200 attendees.

Serving Pomona since 1921. Pomona Host Lions Club is a non-profit organization under IRS code 501(c) 3

Carmen Morris

Club President


Welcome to the Pomona Host Lions Club (PHLC) web pages! PHLC has been serving the Pomona Valley for nearly 100 years. Some of our more famous projects include feeding the homeless at the downtown Pomona shelter, giving free books to elementary school students and providing free eye exams and eye glasses for low-income Pomona students and familes. For a list of some of our projects, click here or here

If you are interestetd in joining our club, you may come to one of our meetings on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 12:10 p.m. at the Pomona Valley Mining Company. Or, you may contact our chief recruiter, Gil Smith, at  

Vision & Mission Statement

Vision Statement:

To be the global leader in the community and humanitarian service.

Mission Statement:

To empower volunteers to service their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through the Lions Club.

Members support the following objectives:

  • To form a group of people thoroughly representative of the city of Pomona; to unite its members in the closest bonds of good fellowship.
  • To encourage active participation in all things that have to do with commercial, civic and industrial betterment. To cooperate with other organizations engaged in worthwhile endeavors for the public’s welfare.
  • To uphold the principles of good government.
  • To assist in every honorable way in furthering the interests of its members and toward bringing about a better understanding among its members.
  • To teach that organization, cooperation and reciprocity are better than rivalry, strife and destructive competition.
  • To encourage the application of the highest application of the highest ethical standards and endeavor by the exchange of methods and ideas to increase efficiency in all lines represented.


Board of Directors

First Vice President

Anne Henderson

Second Vice President

George Kopiloff


Barbara Smith


Ben Selters

Financial Secretary

Jack Lightfoot

Immediate Past President

WendyAnn Stuard

Lion Tamers

Steve King

Helen Mosier

Tail Twister

Steve Storbakken


Glenda Ferguson

Jo Fulton

Denny Mosier

Clark Selters

Gil Smith













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