"We Serve"

Fifty Four Years of Service
Chartered on March 9, 1960

Recent Events

Adult Christmas Party

Lions recently enjoyed fun and fellowship at the annual Christmas Dinner held at River Island Country Club.  The program even included a special rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas.

Veterans Day Parade

Float judging and run sponsor


Drive-thru Dinner:  315 dinners served!

New Member Night

Annual Picnic


Swing 4 Sight Golf Tournament

Installation Dinner

On June 27 the Porterville Breakfast Lions held their installation dinner at the Zalud House.  The Installation Officer was  Lions District 4-A2 Governor Walt Juarez from the Visalia Host Lions Club.  Officers installed for the year beginning July 1 were (left to right) Donnie Moore President, Gary Kaiser Director, Norm Carpenter Secretary, Bruce Lankford Membership Chairman, Dr. John Buckton Lion Tamer, Del Pengilly Director, Tom Burns Past President, Joe Ruiz Jr. Second Vice President, Steve Graybehl First Vice President, Dale Carlton Treasurer. Not pictured: Hector Villicana Third Vice President,  Gary Wallace Tail Twister, Jeff Brown VP for Sight Conservation, John Buckley and Bill Fusco Directors.


Special Recognition
Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown is a seventh grader at St. Anne’s school who has become a special champion of the Porterville Breakfast Lions eyeglasses campaign.  Over the last year he has collected an astounding 1,351 pairs of glasses that he donated to the club in support of the campaign.  He gives credit to his grandfather and longtime Lions Club member, Mike Garcia and parents Mike (also a Lions Club member) and Cindy Brown for their encouragement and support over the year. 

Thank you Matthew!

March 2014

Summit Charter Collegiate Academy BBQ
March 2014

Community Tree Planting
January 2014


Student Speaker Contest
February 11, 2014




Cioppino Dinner
January 25, 2014





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