WELCOME TO CLERMONT-MINNEOLA LIONS CLUB
We are a Club that knows how to have fun in helping our community, our state and the entire world.
We cover all of South Lake County. The Club meets the second and fourth Thursday of month at FLAP JACK JOHNNY'S, 7432 SR 50 (1/2 mile west of CR 565-A) The meeting starts at 6PM. The Club makes a special effort to invite guests. Each first meeting of the month, we discuss the general business of the Club. The remaining meeting, we invite guest speakers from the community.
Clermont-Minneola Lions Club was founded April 12, 1949 with 31 members and has had a significant impact on the community ever since.
Gun shoots have become the most popular fund raising events the past several years. Gun shoots are conducted the second, third and fourth Saturdays from 8:00 am - noon at our range located in Groveland directly across from Tracktor Supply on SR 50. The range operates three Saturdays mornings 8-noon each month. Handguns only the 2nd and 4th Saturdays. Turkey shoot (target and skeet) shotguns only on the 3rd Saturday morning. Cost for using pistol range is $15.00 - bring your own ammo. Cost for Turkey shoot is $3.00 per round - closest to center wins a sharing the pot. Club furnishes shells (4-10, 12, 16 ga.) Cost for skeet is $5.00 for 10 clays using your own shells. Club has shells available at $1.00 each.
The Club is also involved with vision diabetes screening several times a year at different locations.
The Club is involved with collection of used glasses that are sorted, classified and shipped all over the world.
Longest continuing serving members are: Nick Jones and Lion, Robert E. Lee, past District 35-0 Governor.
The needs in our community are growing very fast. Be a volunteer with a bunch of roaring Lions that know how to get things done and know how to have a great time doing it.
L-R: Lions John Wert, John Coyner, Drew Bergeron, Pres. Charlie Neville, Paul Bergeron, Dan Strauss.
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.