The Lions Club of Potchefstroom was Chartered (Club no: 97579) in June 2006, and is a registered NPO (074-393) and tax exempt/PBO (930 030 756) organisation and is part of District 410B and is known as the Community Service Club of Choice.


The Club with its core mandate as the “Nights of the Blind” as challenged by Helen Keller in 1917 focus on sight related projects that serve the blind and focus on the prevention thereof, provision of spectacles and other sight related support.


Another focus area since the Club’s charter is the support to traumatized women and children through various initiatives, but mainly the Love Box Project.


The Club also focus on environmental protection and in particular focus on urban greening through tree planting and the “Save the Rhino” anti-poaching campaign.


The Club consists of people of different population groups, and accommodate men and women. The Club is known for its diversity in occupations, where young and old can identify within the Club.


The club have a longstanding relationship with Childline NW, SAPS Child Protection and Family Violence Unit, South African Guide Dog Association, South African National Blood Service and CANSA.

Club Officers 2018/2019

Congratulations to the following new elected club officers 2018/2019 of Lions Club Potchefstroom:

President: Lion Deon van Tonder

1st Vice: Lion Andries du Preez

2nd Vice: Lion Lynette Webber Lensley

Secretary: Lion Lynette Webber Lensley

Membership: Lion Florny Swart

Treasurer: Lion Andries du Preez

Tail Twister: Lion Ansonet van Heerden

Lion Tamer: Lion Lynette Webber Lensley


We done Lions.







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