Proudly serving the Gig Harbor, Washington, community since 1931!

Our members are very different in many ways, but we share a core belief - our community is what we make it.  WHERE THERE'S A NEED, THERE'S A LION!

Lions International is the world's largest service organization with over 1.45 million members in some 47,000 clubs in 210 countries.

We are a friendly, caring group of men and women who are passionate about helping others. We volunteer our time and talents to make a difference in our community and worldwide.  Here are some examples of the things our club does in our community and around the world:

  • Eyeglass and hearing aid assistance to seniors and children.
  • College scholarships to our three local high schools
  • Collect food and money for the Backpacks 4 Kids Program
  • Organize the annual Christmas Giving Tree for the Gig Harbor community
  • Diabetes awareness programs
  • 3rd Grade Dictionary Program
  • Environmental Projects
  • Veterans Services
  • Worldwide Disaster Releif
  • Fundraising photo calendar
  • New Friends, fun social events.  Member Benefits!

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 the following ways:

  1. Call Club President Dave Tucker, 360-990-7129
  2. Email another of our Club Officers and request more information
  3. Attend one of our meetings - you are always welcome! Second and fourth Wednesdays at 5:30 PM in the Theater Room at Harbor Place by Cottesmore (1016 29th St. NW, Gig Harbor 98335)
  4. Visit us on Facebook


March, 2018: Gig Harbor Lions administer Vision and Hearing exams to local students!

Members of the Gig Harbor Lions club ventured to Lighthouse Christian School in Gig Harbor On March 16 to administer sight and hearing test to second graders.  The members were:  President Dave tucker, Secretary Sharon Kirry, PZC Joe Morales, Elaine Morales, Sue Schmidt and MD19 Vice Council Chair John Kirry.


Sharon Kirry, Sue Schmidt, Elaine Morales, Ruth Peterson.  For the full story, see below.

We were VERY pleased to receive this photo from the Boys & Girls Club in Gig Harbor showing the gifts that individuals had made from our community.  Many more gifts were donated until the end of the porgram, creating a great Christmas for local kids thanks to coordination between the Lions club, Fire Department and Boys and Girls club volunteers!  Thanks to you all, THE CHRISTMS GIVING TREE PROGRAM IS A GREAT SUCCESS!

2018 Gig Harbor Lions Club Giving Tree A Huge Success!

The Gig Harbor Lions Club has been deeply commited to the community since 1931.  This year, our Lion Ruth Peterson has written a wonderful article in the Peninsula Gateway about the Christmas Giving Tree Program spearheaded by the Lions. To see this great article, click here.

The 2018 Gig Harbor Lions Club Photo Calendars are Almost Gone!

You have two more opportunities to get calendars at the Post Office on Judson.  Saturday, December 9th and Wednesday, December 13th.  Both day swill have Lions members out front from 10:30 until 12:30.  Thank you Gig Harbor for your wonderful response to our calendars! 

Many thanks to our advertisers, including Harbor Place, Gig Harbor Automotive, St Anthony Hospital, Tides Tavern, Olympic Pharmacy, Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Dr Richard Coyner,Best Western Wesley Inn, Mackert Automotive, Dr Scott Studerus, Kent Cashman State Farm Agency and Gig Harbor Ace Hardware!

And many thanks to our fantastic photographers who donated spectacular images of the Gig Harbor area: Ruthanne Annaloro, Roy Burnett, Diane Fetzner, Michelle Hoag, Ed Johnson, Kathy Jutte, John Kirry and Chrystal Delphia!
And finally, many thanks to our talented calendar designer 
Ed Kane and toSteve Noble and the team at Abbott's Printing

Gig Harbor Lions Host Low Vision Seminar.  Sept 16, 2017

Lion Richard Dixon leads the Gig Harbor Lions Club Low Vision seminar at Harbor Place in Gig Harbor. Paul, with optics provider Eschenbach, brought equipment and devices to aid those affected by low vision.

"Magnification, Illumination, Education" are Dick's main talking points. WithJohn KirryRuth Peterson, Dave Tucker, Moose Ianke, Joe and Elaine Morales.

Click here to see DETAILS about our successful Finholm View Climb refurbishing and rededication on May 6, 2017!




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.

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