Tenino Lions Club

The Tenino Lions Club was founded in 1939, and has been serving the Tenino community ever since. Check out our Projects page for details on the many ways we serve. You are encouraged to join us in our efforts. See the Contact Us page for ways to get in touch, and to learn about joining our ranks. We work hard and have a lot of fun!                                                  


Prior to the onset of the pandemic, the Tenino Lions Club met twice a month*, with dinner meetings at the historic Quarry House at 217 Park Avenue. Board meetings were on the first Thursday of each month, at 6:00 pm at the Quarry House. *Except in November, December, July and August, when we have just one dinner meeting.

Currently (as of April 2022), we have monthly meetings scheduled in a different location. For the most up-to date information, visit our facebook page. 



Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief - to serve their community.

Lions have a dynamic history. Founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness, but we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects - including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.

Lions give sight. By conducting vision screenings, equipping hospitals and clinics, distributing medicine and raising awareness of eye disease, Lions work toward their mission of providing vision for all. We have extended our commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts and through our international SightFirst Program, which works to eradicate blindness.

Lions serve youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. Internationally, we offer many programs, including the Peace Poster Contest, Youth Camps and Exchange and Lions Quest. 

Our Leo Program provides the youth of the world with an opportunity for personal development through volunteering. There are approximately 144,000 Leos and 5,700 Leo clubs in more than 140 countries worldwide.

Lions award grants. Since 1968, the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has awarded more than US$700 million in grants to support Lions humanitarian projects around the world. LCIF was also ranked the number one nongovernmental organization in a 2007 study by The Financial Times.

Lions help during disasters. Together, our Foundation and Lions are helping communities following natural disasters by providing for immediate needs such as food, water, clothing and medical supplies – and aiding in long-term reconstruction.

Lions are active. Our motto is "We Serve." Lions are part of a global service network, doing whatever is necessary to help our local communities.

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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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