How it started

The idea first took root in the mind of a group of golfers named JB Rovers in 1995, to explore with business associate mainly from the hardware & Machinery trade the possibility of forming a Lions Club, which would emphasize community service as their primary goal besides golf game and fellowship.

They met in New Lucky Restaurant and agreed that the Lions Club will be formed. The proposed name of the Club as JB Rovers was renamed to Lions Club of Johor Bahru City ( JB City ) in conjunction with the declaring of City status of Johor Bahru District in 1st January 1996.

Charter history

Lion David Tan was the Charter President and the Club was chartered on 8th January 1996. The Club organised a charter night celebration on 1st march 1996 at Hotel Grand Continental. The District Governor at that time was Lion Hjh Ellis Suriyati, Region Chairman Lion Koo Chi Seng and Zone Chairman is Lion Eric Tan who is also the Guiding Lion of the club. The Club have 24 members at the time of Chartered.

Sponsoring Club

The Club was sponsored by Lions Club of JB Taman Century and the sponsoring Club President at that time is Lion Frankie Lo

Honour Roll - Past President

Charter President     1996~1997     Lion David Tan

Past President          1997~1998     Lion Chay Sai Lik

Past President          1998~1999     Lion Quek Kee Meng

Past President          1999~2000     Lion Tan Ah Beng

Past President          2000~2001     Lion Low Poh Oh

Past President          2001~2002     Lion George Lee

Past President          2002~2003     Lion Kenny Tan ( P.B.M )

Past President          2003~2004     Lion Francis Lee (P.B.M.)

Past President          2004~2005     Lion Lim Cheng Wah

Past President          2005~2006     Lion Vegent Pang

Past President          2006~2007     Lion Christine Lim

Past President          2007~2008     Lion May Neng

Past President          2008~2009     Lion Raymond Yeo

Past President          2009~2010     Lion Chia Ah Hoong

Past President          2010~2011     Lion Royce Chen

Past President          2011~2012     Lion Wong Lai Keong

Sponsored Clubs

Lions Club of Tun Aminah                  1998/1999

Lions Club of Senai                            2002/2003

Lions Club of JB Tebrau City               2008/2009

Twinning Clubs

Lions Club of Singapore Sembawang               10th January 1997

Lions Club of Serian, Sarawak                          11th January 2003

Lions Club of Shen Zhen Tian De, China          17th February 2012



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