Our motto is “We Serve”. Lions are a global service network of volunteers that make a difference in local communities. The Porterville Breakfast Lions is made up of community members that for over 50 years have been serving those in need. We are committed to bringing the services of Lions Clubs International to our community. Learn more about our club by exploring the links and different sections of our website.
Fifty Four Years of Service
Chartered on March 9, 1960
Presentations made by local community leaders at the regular weekly meetings
On October 25, members were treated to a presentation by Dr. Rosa Carlson, President of Porterville College. After the speech, Preseident Hector Villicana, gave Dr. Carlson a check fromt he recent Swing for Sight golf tournament.
On July 26, Jeff Cozad and son James brought in several authentic headdresses that were modeled by Lions members.
Student Speaker Competition
President Villicana and winner Lars Duerig of Harmony Magnet Academy.
LEO Club at work
The newly formed LEO club at Harmony Magnet Academy is going strong! They recently took a trip to Pasadena to work on a float for the Rose Parade.
Children's Christmas Breakfast
The Porterville Breakfast Lions held their pulled-pork drive thru at the Eagles Lodge on October 13. Funds raised help provide eye care and glasses for individuals who otherwise could not afford the service. This year the Harmony Magnet Academy LEO club (pictured) assisted by distributing food containers to cars and providing kitchen help. The LEO Club is designed for young people between 12 and 18 years of age. The club provides an opportunity for youth development and contribution asresponsible members of the local community.
Porterville Celebrates Reading
Porterville Museum service project
The Porterville Museum was established in 1965 in the old Southern Pacific Depot which was constructed in 1913. The Porterville Breakfast Lions have been involved in several projects at the museum in an effort to maintain the artifacts it preserves. Most recently, the Lions Club added a structure to cover the outdoor saw mill and forestry equipment display.
Lions Club welome two new members
Porterville Breakfast Lions Club proudly welcomed two new members. Cameron Anderson was introduced at the regular meeting on February 9. Pictured from left to right are Norm Carpenter, Secretary, Cameron Anderson, new member, and Steve Graybehl, President.
New member Richard Tree was also welcomed on December 29 Pictured from left to right are Donnie Moore, Past President/ sponsor, Richard Tree, new member, and Norm Carpenter, Secretary.
Veterans Day Parade Juding
“We Serve” the community by taking part in the annual Veterans Day Parade as official judges of the float competition.
Swing For Sight Golf Tournament
September 26 at River Island Country Club
September 22 at Veterans Park
Seven Lions visted the Tulare Host Lions Club on September 15.
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