Lions Clubs International is an international non-political service organization, established originally in 1917 in Chicago. It has over 48,000 local clubs and more than 1.9 million members in all the world.
Langenburg District Lions Club (5SKN) was founded in 1968 and has 10 members. The club main goal is to raise money for worthy causes. All funds raised from general public are used for charitable purposes. Lions participate in a vast variety of projects important to their communities.
The Langenburg Lioness Club (Region 2A, zone 4A) was founded in 1987 and charter in 1988 with 17 original members. The Lioness is a not-for-profit organization which raises money through various fundraising activities with the goal of giving those funds back to deserving projects/individuals in the local community and beyond. Fundraising activities in past years have included community BINGO, Father's Day Pancake Breakfasts, Color Runs, Trip of the Month Lotto, Tastes and Tunes, and various other activities involving countless volunteer hours.
The Lioness club has donated to the many initiatives including purchasing new playground equipment, fundraising for a new Zamboni and helping with the rink expansion project, new School and Pool projects, helping fund green space and medical equipment at the Langenburg Centennial Special Care Home, as well as many other local, provincial, and national causes.
The Langenburg Lioness club currently has 15 members.
The Club mission: "To enjoy fun and friendship with like-minded individuals, while serving the needs of the local community and the wider world!”
Langenburg & District Lions
Box 100, Langenburg,
President: Jamie Ingjaldson
Box 100, Langenburg
President: Aubrey Thorpe