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Mission Statement:



To be the leader in community and humanitarian service. To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace, and promote international understanding through the Lions Clubs Association.  “We Serve” is more than a motto, it is our commitment to the Signal Mountain and Walden communities on the mountain.

Lions Share

 
 100% of donations to the Signal Mountain Lions go back to the community to support grant programs that allow us to help the local community and others on a larger scale and do more than they could on their own. 
 
  


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Shred Day

 
Lions offer Free Document Shredding twice a year - in the Spring and Fall.  This is a safe way to dispose of personal documents. 

 



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Christmas Train

 
Lions are the caretakers of the Christmas Train and with the help of town employees display the train for the Christmas season.  It is a popular place for children to play and to get a good picture made.



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Kid Sight Screening 


This is one of the most important services of the Lions Club.  Every year for the past 23+ years we have offered free eye screening for children from 1 to 6 years at the preschools in the community.  Using specialized handheld, portable, digital equipment, an image of the child’s eyes is taken (like a photograph).  The images are then sent to be analyzed by professionals at the Vanderbilt Pediatric Eye Center in Nashville.  If a problem is detected the parents are notified and recommendations for further follow up are made.  This is all free of charge and Lions provide funding for follow up care if needed.  If diagnosed and treated before the age of six many problems can be successfully treated.  If left untreated the sight problem could become a permanent problem.





Lion of the Month

 
Every month we feature one of our members with interesting details of their background and why they enjoy being a Lion.  This month’s Lion is George Davenport.


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Fun Meetings

 
Lions meet twice a month for a short business meeting, to socialize and hear speakers on interesting topics.

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Lions at Work

 
Lions volunteer their time, talents, and resources to serve the community.  Recently they were asked to construct a building for the Signal Mountain Social Services that will be a place where people can drop off donations.
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Lions BBQ Days



 
Lions hold a BBQ event on the 4th of July and Labor Day every year to offer the community a place to come together for delicious food and fellowship. This is a great family orientated event for the whole mountain.

 
  


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Sight Services & Sight Restorations



Lions collect used eyeglasses for recycle and provide new glasses for those in need. There are six collection boxes at various locations on the mountain for people to drop off their used and unwanted glasses.

Leo Clubs

 

 

 
Lions sponsor Leo Clubs at the Signal Mountain Middle High School and the McCallie school. These clubs introduce students to the value of community service. Leos and Lions work together to make a positive impact within the community.


Student Scholarships

 

 
Signal Mountain Lions award at least two scholarships to students who reside in the 37377 zip code and one to Leo Club member.  The scholarships pay up to $1,000 per year for four years to help needy students pursue their goals of learning at accredited schools..

 
  


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Senior Services

 



Members of the club reach out to seniors in the community to offer various types of service from ride sharing to calling bingo at Alexian Village. 

Veterans Outreach


Signal Mountain Lions reached out to local veterans by forming the Signal Mountain Veterans Group.  Their mission is to foster a spirit of friendship and community among all veterans.  All are welcome.  We are inclusive of all military branches from all periods of service.


Annual Raffle 

 

 
Lions conduct an annual raffle to raise funds for scholarships, sight conservation projects and to support other community non-profit organizations.  This is the clubs major fundraising event.  

 
  


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Community Outreach

 



Lions support many local community organizations with hands on work and financial donations.   Lions understand we can achieve more when we work together.  Partnering with like-minded organizations is positive for both organizations and the community. 

Lions Club Network

Lions Clubs International is an association of individual clubs in 208 countries.  Here in Hamilton County there are 10 Lion Clubs.  In the state of Tennessee there are over 200 clubs.  The clubs come together for regular zone and district meetings to exchange ideas and network the resources of their world-wide organization. 


Members Networking



 
The Lions Club offers members an opportunity to network with other members and people in the community.  This is a great way to meet people and make new friends on Signal Mountain and beyond.  This often leads to long lasting relationships.  Members can post their business cards here.

 
  


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Team Spirit

 

 



Lions serve the community in many ways and have a good time doing it. From serving concessions at the football games to cooking BBQ on the 4th of July, the time together creates a solidarity among members that will last a life time.  

Turkey Sales 

Buy Turkeys Here! – This year turkeys will be 18-20 lbs. and price is still $50.  They are fully cooked and ready for pick up on Wednesday, Nov. 25th.  Only 60 turkeys will be sold.





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