Look for Springfield Host Lions on Facebook for the latest "happenings"!  .Club meetings are the 1st and 3rd Thursdays.  During the CoVid19 Pandemic, the club is not meeting in person.  Virtual meetings are being held on Zoom.

Springfield Host Lions Club serves Springfield Missouri and the immediate area.  Our activities include:   

*   Collecting and recycling Eyeglasses and hearing aids.  More than 40 collection boxes are available in our area.

*   Collected and recycled over 1,000 pounds of  plastic bags and film to prevent enviornmental pollution.  A Bench made of this recycled plastic has been placed on the playground at Hickory Hills Elemewntary School and another is soon to be presenterd to McGregor Elementary School..  See a Lion about donating plastic film for the NEXT bench!

*   Provide eyeglasses for needy persons  through a partnership with VRCO - the Vision Rehabilitation Center of the Ozarks where exams and eyeglasses can be obtained by qualified residents.  For more information, please call the Lions at 417-501-6009.

  *  Sponsor of the 4th Grade + Lions = Teamwork projects in 3 local fourth grade classrooms to help students understand blindness, eyecare and to meet blind persons in the community.

*  Donated school supplies to McGregor Elementary School to assist students and teachers!

*  The Lions History Walk, a long term project in Nathanael Greene Park memorializes "Americans Who Have Made A Difference".  The newest person to be honored is Ozarkian, Sam Walton, founder of Walmart. Thirty-seven stones explain the contributions of "Americans Who Have Made A Difference"!.

We are the "Duck Pond Lions!  Every year since 1949, Springfield Host Lions have operated a Duck Pond at the Ozark Empire Fair as its major fundraiser for providing community services in SpCome visit us at the Ozark Empire Fair DUCK POND July 30  to August 8, 2020 and Dip a Duck to help our club serve the community!   Every Duck is a WINNER!.    All proceeds are spent for service projects!   

On September 7, 2021 we'll celebrate100 years of service to our community!  Watch for special plans for this milestone!    Springfield Host Lions have  sponsored at least nine other clubs, including the e Christian County Lions Club, meeting in Nixa and Ozark, MO.  






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