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The event will be held in Orlando from June 5 to June 12, 2022. The Lions Clubs of MD35 Florida, Bahamas, Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are stepping up as Volunteers during the Games, and are raising funds for Special Olympics to support the cost of the Games. Can you help Special Olympics by making a Tax Deductible donation to Special Olympics Florida?Did you know that more than 60,000 Special Olympics Florida athletes and unified partners receive access to health exams and compete in year-round sports competitions at no cost to them or their families? By raising funds, even more athletes will get to experience the joy of sports through the programs of Special Olympics Florida.
You can help! Please click DONATE NOW to make a quick, secure online donation. on this link:
If you prefer to give by check, please mail your donation Directly to Special Olympics Florida at the address below and be sure to add a note with our Chairman's name, James Murphy and our Team name “Lions Club” so it gets credited to the Palm Coast Lions fundraising effort.
Please remember to ask your employer if they will match your donation.

Special Olympics Florida
Lions Club
1915 Don Wickham Drive
Clermont, FL 34711



Past Council Chair, Helene Thompson (Center) inducts 3 new members into the Palm Coast Lions Club. From left to right, PDG Mike Ryan sponsor of Nina Guiglotto and Michael Ferreira, Helene Thompson, Kim Frye and her sponsor John Clabaugh.




 PDG Mike Ryan pinning Nina Guiglotto 






 Kim Fyre receives her Lion Pin from her sponsor John Clabaugh





                PDG Mike Ryan pinning Mike Ferreira


Guest speaker, PCC Greg Evans, President of the Ormond by the Sea Lions Club, provided details on the Lions Sponsorship of the Special Olympics USA Games to be held in Orlando on June 5-12, 2022




Colleen Ochs receives Melvin Jones Award from Lions President Joe Langello

Congratulations to Colleen Ochs on receiving the
Melvin Jones Fellow Award in recognition of her dedicated
service to the Palm Coast Lions Club.

The Melvin Jones Fellowship is named for Melvin Jones, the founder of the Lions Clubs International. It is largely due to the growth of the fellowship program that LCIF has been able to meet humanitarian needs in communities around the world.

                          Please use our Secure PayPal link below to make a donation.  



If you would like more info about donating please contact
Ken Crowley, Palm Coast Lions Club Administrator

The Lions are very proud to sponsor Southeastern Guide Dogs who provide Service Dogs for the visually impaired and Veterans. Visit the link below to learn about the 300th class . They need your help, please support.


Flagler County Walks
Sponsored by the Palm Coast Lions Club
This is a Virtual Walk....."a Zero K"

This year's walks will be virtual walks due to the Covid 19 Pandemic. Therefore we will be taking you on many virtual walks throughout Flagler County and the surrounding area. These walks will highlight the natural beauty of our area so that everyone can enjoy them in the comfort of their easy chair. 

Haw Creek Kayak 1 (added 12/5/2020)
Haw Creek Kayak 2 (added 12/5/2020)
Haw Creek Preserve Walk (added 11/17/2020)

Hewitt Sawmill Park Trail  Sponsored by the Florida Agricultural Museum
Princess Place Preserve      Sponsored by Tomoka Eye Associates
Pellicer Creek Conservation Area
Long Creek Nature Preserve  Sponsored by Parkside Realty
Bing's Landing & Mala Compra Trail
Marineland - River to Sea Preserve
Around the Yard
Betty Steflik Memorial Preserve  Sponsored by Gallery of Local Artists
Fort Matanzas and the Matanzas Inlet
Linear Park
Waterfront Park & the Intracoastal Waterway Trail
Cypress Knoll Golf & Country Club
Graham Swamp Conservation Area


Please click on the link to be brought to our Walk website, to read more info, to click on the links for our great walks and to donate.​

Lions and Leos working together on a community Project

Sawmill Park/Trail Cleaned up!
Saturday Feb. 23, 2019 

Four Lions and 20 Matanzas High School Leos helped to clean up Hewitt Sawmill Park/Trail. This historical trail is located on Route 1 across from the Florida Agricultural Museum.  The park/trail is operated by the Florida Agricultural Museum which is at the end of Old Kings Rd. N. The park contains historical markers describe the early settlement of Flagler County.

Here are a few websites describing the park:,-FL-Historic-Mill-Site-Open-To-Public












                                                       A Job Well Done!!




The Lions show their civic pride with Adopt a Highway the first Saturday of every other month. Our section to keep clean is Old Kings Highway N from Farmsworth to Forrest Grove. You wouldn't believe the things we pick up!! Our next cleanup will be on Sat. April 10, 2021 at 9 am. Please join us in this effort to keep the Palm Coast roadsides free of litter.


Congratulations to Lion Jim Murphy upon receiving a Melvin Jones Fellowship

The Melvin Jones Fellowship is the highest award presented to a Lion for dedication to humanitarian services. Lion Jim has served our community for over 20 years. He has been the Leo Clubs Advisor for most of those years, teaching high school students the value of community service and leadership. Thanks Mr. Murphy from all your students past and present.




Click here to view the January 2020 Leos Tale
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Click here to view the June 2019 Leos Tale
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Click here to view the February 2019 leos Tale
Click here to view the January 2019 Leos Tale



Location of Used Eyeglasses Collection Containers

Tom Gibbs Chevrolet                                                             
Flagler County Public Library-Palm Coast                          
Publix at Island Walk Shopping Center
Tax Collector's Office Old Kings Rd., near Staples
Eye Care Express  Old Kings Rd.                                           
Eye Style Optical - Winn Dixie Shopping Center            
Government Services Bldg., Rt. 100, Bunnell
Chamber of Commerce on Moody Blvd., Bunnell
Belle Terre Racket Club
Vince Carter Rehab. Center off Rt. 11, Bunnell                 
Plantation Oaks Clubhouse                                                   
Flagler Beach Library
Tomoka Eye Center at the Medical Bldg
Las Palmas lobby                                                                    
VFW Palm Coast  

Gallery of Local Art - Flagler Beach   






                       Information About Lions Clubs and How to Find a Club Near You

Click on:  to learn about Lions Clubs International and Lionism in general. The site contains short snippets of information about:  Our Mission, What We Do, Organizations We Support, Services We Provide, Fundraising, We Have Fun!, Its Rewarding to be a Lion, Contact Information and Find A Lions Club. We hope you will find the site informative. After reviewing website content, if you are interested, you are very much welcomed to join us for a meeting…. for an up close and personal Lions experience.

After clicking on the link above and learning more about Lionism hopefully you will be interested in joining the Palm Coast Lions. Please contact Secretary Ken Crowley at (386 447-1417) or Membership Chair Wayne Gile at 386-437-6437.

                                                           How is Your Vision?







Click here to go directly  to our charity page on


            If you would like to see more pictures
please see our Photo Website 


Please click on "Our Award Winners" on the left to see
our latest Melvin Jones Fellow and Lions of the Year
and other Award Winners


 If you would like to donate from this website using your
Credit Card or PayPal please click the
DONATE Button.

To specify what or who the donation is for first enter your information then click on the orange box that says "Review Donation and Continue."
On that screen, click on “A special note about this donation” to
reveal a box for entering text about your donation. For example, use
that comment box if your donation is in someone’s honor or memory or if
you want your donation to be allocated to a specific event.

If you would like more info about donating please contact
Ken Crowley, Palm Coast Lions Club Administrator   




                                                 Click here to view a Lion PSA on Vision Screening

For any eye/vision related questions please contact:
Sight Conservation Chairs: Alice Green
Phone: 445-5040


For assistance with hearing aids please contact:
Hearing Conservation Chair: Janet Fonseca
Phone: 347-673-3458



Palm Coast Lions Need Your Help in order to continue
our programs that help the Blind & Visually Impaired.

Can you spare a couple of hours a week or a Saturday morning once a month to help those less fortunate?
Here are some of the activities that we need your help with:
Would you like to join our team of vision or diabetes screeners
1. Diabetes screener - Did you know that diabetes is one of the leading causes of blindness. On the 3rd Thursday of each month the PC Lions perform diabetes and glaucoma screening at the Florida Hospital-Flagler. Additional screenings are performed throughout the year.

Sight Conservation Team -
Each year the Palm Coast Lions Club receives many applications for assistance with obtaining eye examinations and eye glasses from those who cannot afford these items. In addition, the sight conservation team helps those who need assistance locating providers for eye surgery.
Become a member of this very important team.
Help with our recycling programs-
1. The PC Lions recycle approximately 200 eyeglasses/ month, in addition to hearing aids.
Recycling containers can be found at the Flagler County Public Library in Palm Coast and Flagler Beach and some Publix super-markets. These eyeglasses are boxed each month and delivered to Daytona on their way to refurbishing.
2. Aluminum can recycling - The Lions still recycle aluminum cans but there is no container to drop off your cans. Please save your cans in a trash bag and when it's full, give Lion Ken a call and he will pick them up. 386-447-1417
3. In addition, we recycle printer cartridges and cell phones. These can be dropped off at the eyeglasses recycling boxes.
Serve as an advisor for one of our Leos Clubs
The Palm Coast Lions Club sponsors Leos Clubs at both the Flagler/Palm Coast and Matanzas High Schools. Leadership-Experience-Opportunity are just a few of the rewards that young people gains from participating in Leos. Leo clubs are a place to have fun and grow while experiencing the benefits of community service. 
Artist Needed - Peace Poster Advisor
Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools. This Contest encourages young people worldwide to artistically express their visions of peace. Students, ages 11, 12 or 13 on November 15, are eligible to participate. Each year's contest consists of an original theme incorporating peace. Participants use a variety of mediums, including charcoal, crayon, pencil and paint, to express the theme. The works created are unique and express the young artists' life experiences and culture.


Lions raise funds and give their time freely to help the less fortunate. You may already be familiar with some of their activities in our own community, but did you know that your local LIONS have helped the following organizations?
Flagler Palm Coast and Matanzas High School Scholarship
GED Scholarships
Recycling - Aluminum Cans, print cartridges, cell phones, eyeglasses and hearing aids
Church Women United
Glaucoma/Diabetes Testing and Vision Screening
Florida Braille Association           Florida Conklin Center
Florida Lions Foundation             Florida School for Deaf & Blind
North Florida Lions Eye Bank
Florida Hearing Aid Bank
2-Leo’s Clubs
Lions Club Int’l Foundation
·        Operation of the vast majority of eye banks throughout the world, providing over 18,000 cornea transplants in a single year.
·        More than $50 million donated toward research, training and rehabilitation for the blind.
·        Ongoing funding for schools for the blind.
·        Hundreds of thousands of youngsters learning to make responsible decisions, combat peer pressure and resist the temptation of drugs and alcohol.
·        356,000 diabetes screenings conducted during one recent year.
·        Research into new treatments for diabetic retinopathy—the leading cause of blindness in developed nations.
·        Hospitals, playgrounds and schools built through Lions’ efforts in their own communities.
·        Worldwide relief for flood, earthquake and tornado victims.
·        Vocational training programs worldwide.
                   The Lions’ motto is WE SERVE.

     Please click on Photo Gallery and Our Award Winners on the 
upper left to
see recent Club Activities and to see more pictures
go to

The Palm Coast Lions Club is the sponsor of our Palm Coast Lions Charities, a non-profit corporation enabled as its activities arm and a separate fund-raising entity for the betterment of our community of Flagler County, Florida. The Internal Revenue Service has determined that we are exempt from Federal Income Tax under section 501 ( a ) of the Internal Revenue Code as an organization described in section 501 ( c ) 3. Our Registered Charities EIN is 59-3624247. We are also registered with the State of Florida. “A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL– FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATEor on their website: . REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.”
100 % of your donations (after expenses) goes to fund the Palm Coast Lions Charities. Administrative expenses for operating the club are paid for by the members of the club.
All members of the Palm Coast Lions Club are unpaid volunteers



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