The Springfield Lions Club is a service club, with the goal of assisting the community and the less fortunate, primarily the hearing and sight impaired. Our motto is "We Serve". The Club began with 36 charter members in 1948 and now has 84 members.
The Springfield Lions Club is chartered by Lions Clubs International, which is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL who has assisted the blind and deaf since 1917. Lions International is the largest service club in the world, having 1.4 million members in almost every country in the world.
Used eye glasses are collected to help the needy. Collection points are:
Used eye glasses can also be brought to the Lions-sponsored concert at the Rose Tree Summer Fesitval in the summer.