Next Meeting: Monday, January 11th, 2021_ Cafe NOLA @12:00 PM


Local young girl who received new eyeglasses from the Defuniak Springs Lions Club through their vision assistance program.

Defuniak Springs Lions Club President Rosemary Pendery with Robin Ford, spokesman for Healing Tools for Wounded Warriors program.

The DFS Lions Club Community Update

Dear Lions Club Community Members

We have wrestled through 11 months of COVID-19 Pandemic machinations and have gotten back on track.Our next bi-monthly meeting at NOLA’s Cafe will be on January 11th, 2021 at noon. Lion’s are working actively to provide personal assisting for the members of our community by caring for others. We continue to be alert to your needs. Remember, the purpose of the Lion’s Club is To Serve.

We can elevate our community and meet our current needs with your help. For more information about Lion’s Club, visit the website at:


President Rosemary Pendery 



NOLA COOKING CLASS   February  2021 @ 2:00 PM (Date: TBD)


Cafe NOLA                                                                                            400 E. Nelson Ave. (US 90), Defuniak Springs, FL 32435      (850)610-8849



Who Are The Defuniak Springs Lions Club

We are now proudly serving the Defuniak Springs community after restarting the local club within the past year!

Our members are very different in many ways, but we share a core belief - our community is what we make it.  That's because we help where help is needed.  In short, We Serve!

Here are some of the things our club has done recently:

  • Assisted local residents with eyeglasses and eye exams
  • Have in process applications to assist needy residents requiring cataract surgery
  • Have in process applcations to assist needy residents requiring eyeglasses
  • Have drop off box at WalMart for eye glasses no longer needed by local residents for reuse by those in need 
  • Provided donations to aid Healing Tools For Wounded Warriors program
  • Plan to hold Candy Days to raise funds for local projects
  • Collected, counted and sorted nearly 1,000 + pairs of used eyeglasses annually
  • Held a Christmas Dinner at Cafe NOLA to raise funds to put back in the community
  • Held a New Years Eve dinner at Cafe NOLA to raise more funds to help the community
  • Plan to research ways to help the homeless in our community 

If you (or your friends or family members) would like to become involved in an upcoming project, or join our Lions Club, you can contact us in one of these three ways:

  1. Call us at (850) 892-3470
  2. Email our personnel at and request more information
  3. Attend one of our monthly membership meetings to learn more about our group



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