The purpose of the Leo Club  is to provide the youth in township with an opportunity for development and contribution, individually and collectively, as responsible members of the local, national and international community.


The Leo Club Motto:

Leadership – Develop skills as a project organizer, time manager and team leader

Experience – Learn how teamwork, cooperation and collaboration can bring exciting changes to your community and the world.

Opportunity – Make friends and feel the rewards of community service.

The Leo Club History

Coach Jim Graver was a coach at Abington High School in Pennsylvania and an active member of the Glenside Lions Club.  With help from William Ernst, the first Leo club was charted on December 5, 1957. As the world's first Leo club, the Abington High School Leo Club created the Leo acronym Leadership, Equality,Opportunity; and they chose their school colors, maroon and gold to serve as the Leo club colors.  Later, Equality was changed to Experience. In October 1967, the board of directors of Lions Clubs International adopted the Leo Club Program as an official program. The Leo Club Program has been growing strong for over 50 years and  Community service remains the cornerstone of the program.

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