Lions Club Resources
Lions Club members in South Carolina can utilize this page as a one-stop-shop for a host of frequently utilized resources including LCI, frequently supported Lions charities, District information, and more.
Lions Clubs International
The main website for Lions International, this is where Lions can access MyLCI, shop for Lions merchandise, support LCIF, explore the global causes, read the LION Magazine, find a local Lions Club, get ideas for services projects, learn about LCI leadership, and much more.
The website for the annual Lions Clubs International Convention, held at a different venue around the world each year.
Lions Day with the United Nations
Lions Clubs International celebrates over 75 years of partnership with the United Nations during Lions Day with the United Nations (LDUN). This event commemorates our long-standing relationship as a consultative NGO to the UN dating back to 1945, when Lion leaders were asked to help develop the NGO charter for the UN.
District 32-S includes the South Carolina Upstate from the northwest corner of the state over to York County, south to Columbia, and down I-20 to the Georgia border. It covers 19 of the state’s 46 counties. This site includes information about the current District leadership, local clubs, upcoming events, and more.
District 32-C includes most of what is typically called the Lowcountry and Pee Dee regions of the state, and some of the Midlands. It covers 27 of the state’s 46 counties (all of the geographic area not included in 32-S). This site includes information about the current District leadership, local clubs, upcoming events, and more.
Dr. Franklin G. Mason Fellowship Application
The Dr. Franklin G. Mason Fellowship is a prestigious award recognizing unrestricted gifts of $1,000 or more to LVS. This webpage provides Lions Clubs and individuals the documentation needed to order an award.
Values-Based Estate Planning for SC Lions
The Lions of South Carolina can leave a legacy of sight and service by partnering with Lions Vision Services. Our organization works with a professional from Thompson & Associates to create a customized estate plan for you and your family.
Santee Blind Fishing Event
For over 30 years the blind and visually impaired have looked with eager anticipation to a special experience: the Santee Blind Fishing Event. Now presented by LVS, this event is open to any blind or visually impaired person in SC and their caregiver. The event is held on Lake Marion.
North Carolina V.I.P. Fishing Tournament
The three-day event attracts more than 350 visually impaired persons, 130 sighted guests, and 300 volunteers to the Outer Banks each year for a fishing tournament and educational, recreational, and personal growth opportunities. The NC Lions VIP Fishing Tournament is sponsored by the First Flight, Manteo, Nags Head, Columbia, Wanchese, Lower Currituck, and Plymouth Lions clubs.
USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum
This Forum is one of the premier learning and networking opportunities for Lions Club members in North America. It was started in 1977 by PIP Joe McLoughin. The Forum includes 3 days of seminars and programs and is hosted in a different city each year.
Lions Vision Screening
Vision-SC is a South Carolina Vision Campaign designed to increase the amount and reach of South Carolina Lions Clubs’ current vision screening capabilities. This site is a compilation of resources for vision screenings, including forms for data submission and an e-newsletter.
Lions KidSight USA
Lions KidSight USA is a nation-wide program bringing Lions clubs across the country together to ensure our children receive eye screenings and follow-up care when needed.
Storm Eye Institute
SC Lions and MUSC’s Storm Eye Institute began working together in 1974 and established the SC Lions Eye Research Center in 1990 with a major capital investment. Our partnership has produced some of the state’s most significant accomplishments in vision care.
South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind Foundation
Students attend the School for the Deaf and Blind in Spartanburg, SC from every county in the state. While some clubs made support of the School a regular service project, the Lions of SC made their Centennial Legacy Project the funding and creation of a new accessible playground for deaf and blind students in 2017.
The only camp in South Carolina for Visually Impaired Campers near the ocean. All campers must be a resident of South Carolina and be visually impaired. Camp Leo was founded in 1975 by the Hilton Head Lions Club and is now also partnered with the Sun City-Okatie Lions Club and sponsored by the Lions of South Carolina.
Camp Lions Den
Camp Lions Den is for children ages 6-13 who have visual impairments. The program is sponsored by the Anderson Lions Club and Lions of South Carolina. It is administered by the Clemson University Outdoor Lab.
Leader Dogs for the Blind
Leader Dogs for the Blind is a guide dog training organization located in Rochester Hills, Michigan. It was founded in 1939 by Lions Club members.
Miracles in Sight
What started as the South Carolina Lions Eye Bank in Columbia, SC in 1957 has evolved over time and eventually merged with the organization known today as Miracles in Sight. Miracles in Sight remains the only nonprofit eye bank to serve the state of South Carolina today.
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