Lion Jennie attends to the information booth at the first, ever, St. James Lions Craft Fair; Saturday, Feb. 10th, 2018


Lions at the St. James 2017 Sip n Savor. 

St. James Lions Club sold brats and hot dogs during the Sip n Savor.  Lions Steve and Tim had fun while working the grill.  Great job, everybody!!


St. James Lions Club's new fund raiser at Old Iron Works Days

October 9th & 10th, 2016

St. James Lions Club sold dinners of ham & beans, corn bread and peach dessert at Old Iron Works Days, Meramac Spring, MO.  It took much planning and work as a new fundraiser.  However, it's success made it well worth the effort.





Lions Chandler International Youth at Camp Brim Shire

From July 20th to July 27th for the 13th year, the Lions Chandler International Youth Camp was held at Camp Brim Shire with 14 children from countries around the world. Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Netherlands, Finland, Austria, Brazil, Germany and Spain. 

PDG Lion Toni Mahony, Richwoods Lions; again was excellent as Camp Director while PDG Lion Lisa Clinton of Fort Leonard Wood Lions provided excellent off site/touring support for the group.

Lions Rich and Sherry Hashagen, founders and owners of the beautiful Camp Brim Shire, hosted the visiting Chandler Youth at the facility, ADA campus, 6 miles north of St. James, Missouri.

With a full daily busy schedule of touring and visiting during the day, the Chandler Youth would return to camp for excellent meals (prepared by Lion Toni) and time for swimming, basketball, volleyball, visiting and FISHING in tghe camp's stockd lake - which became a very popular evant at the majority of the kids had never been fishing in their home countries.  It was a brand new experience for them which concluded with a Nature class where they learned much about Missouri wildlife in he Brim Shire's Learning Center.

The week's event was topped off with a pizza dinner/ice cream social provided and served by the St. James Lions, followed be a nightof music and fun provided by St. James VP Lion Jim Gordon's band 'UNTAMED".

Lions can learn more about Camp Brim Shire at or call 573-699-4351.


                              Our first annual Fall Sale - Oct. 12th, 2013

 Lion Sheri was among those present  to enjoy the beautiful day

at our Fall Sale fund raiser. 


The St. James Lions Club gathered at the local grocery store for a very special event this 2012 Christmas season.

On December 22nd, with permission of the Country Mart grocery store, we were able to help local families with up to $50 of their Christmas grocery purchases.  The surprised and joyful expressions on their faces made the effort well worthwhile. 



Our 2012 Christmas Party

The Party was again hosted by Lions Tim and De.  Many thanks to Lions Jeani and De for their great cooking!




St. James Lions Club was proud to host the

District 26-M1 Cabinet Meeting, 8/4/12

Our Club had the pleasure of hosting the August 2012 District Cabinet meeting.  It was held at the Days Inn, St. James.  A delicious chicken dinner for the event was delivered from the local Country Mart.




St. James Lions at the District 26-M1 Convention

with DG Lion Murray Dunn

Lions Club International District 26-M1 Convention/Meeting was held on Febuary 25, 2012, at the Rolla Lions Club in Rolla, MO.  The morning meeting began at 10am.  Lunch was served at noon. 

The afternoon portion of the meeting included Peace Poster results, old and new business, reports from major service activities and district elections.  Lion Julia Erskine, PDG, from Fort Leonard Wood was elected to be our next District Governor. 

After a recess, the convention banquet commenced at 6pm.





       It was a merry time at the  St. James Lions Club 2011 Christmas Party!

Lions Tim and De were our hosts.  Lions De and Jeani cooked up a wonderful feast.  The decorations and  table were so festive.  It was a joyful occasion for all.



                    St. James Lions Club 

                       70th Anniversary


Our anniversary was celebrated on Saturday, November 19th, 2011, at 6pm at the Havener Center, Rolla, Mo.  We were fortunate to  have great guest speakers at our celebration; Lion Murray Dunn DG, and Lion Bud Dean PDG. 

Senator Dr. Dan Brown and Mrs. Cathy Brown were our honored guests for the evening.  Our club unanimously elected honorary membership to Senator Brown.   We welcome our newest member!







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