The Rye City Lions Club was chartered in 1927 and is the oldest service organization in Rye. The membership of the Rye City Lions Club consists of individuals who live or work in Rye or its neighboring communities. The Club strives to support those activities through fundraising and fellowship that enhance the well-being of our neighborhoods, other sevice organizations, and individuals with challenges to visual acuity. Currently, the Club enjoys the membership of 37 men and women who work to make the Club and its activities successful. Bi-monthly meetings are informative and fun to attend. Contact Membership Chairman, Patrick MacCarthy at to discuss joining The Rye City Lions Club. Click the link to review the brochure to learn more. 

News of Club Highlights

The Rye City Lions Club collected hundreds of eyeglasses donated by community members to give to those in need.  This is the 95th year of community service for the Club, the oldest active service organization in the City of Rye. The Rye Lions would like to thank the following organizations that participated in the eyeglass drive:  The Osborn Retirement Communtiy, Rye Free Reading Room, SPRYE, Inc., Citibank, Westmed on Theall Road, Rye Eye Care, and Copeland, Fertig and Kramer Optometric Eye Associates, LLP. The glasses were sent to New Eyes for the Needy in Short Hills, NJ. See the photo gallery to "eye witness" the mountain of glasses collected and Lion Greg delivering a new supply.


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