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Our regular meetings are dinner meetings, and are now being held at Twilligers Tavern in downtown Laingsburg located at 116 E Grand River Rd

These now take place on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 P.M.

A Breakfast meeting is also being changed and will also be held in downtown Laingsburg at Twilliger's on the third Wednesday of most months starting at 8:30am. You are also Welcome to join in on these meetings as well.


Prize information including a picture of the Zero Turn Mower will be posted soon!
Raffle Tickets can be purchased NOW from any Lion member.
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     To Be Announced                May 21-25, 2020                             May 22-24, 2020                       August 8, 2020
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In conjunction with the 39th annual Laingsburg Lions Springtime Festival, a Spring Arts and Craft show will be held May 22nd and 23rd on the vacant lot in front of the post office.
If your an artist/crafter and would like to reserve a spot click the Spring Art and Craft image for more information and the required application.

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This years annual Golf outing is scheduled for August 8, 2020. It is held jointly with the Ovid Lions Club to raise funds for the operation of Bear Lake Camp and the Lions of Michigan Foundation. Click on the Golf Outing image for both additional details and to print out the registration form.


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image of new 2019-2020 Board members

(from L to R - Mary Hetherington, Terry Fraidenberg, Kathy Sparkes, Lori St Clair, Cindy Malone, Ed Arthur, Chuck Ross, Larry C. Sparkes, Deanna Turner, David Pursel, Nick Holtman, Mike Danek)

This picture and most others taken during Charter night were taken and provided by Karen Anderson - Meridian Weekly




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The Laingsburg Lions Club held their annual Charter night June 27, 2019 at the Peacock Road Family Farm. Lion Ed Carpenter and staff at Peacock Road Family Farm prepared a fantastic meal. Approximately 50 Lions along with spouses / significant others were present. Outgoing President, Ed Arthur, presided over the event. While wishing himself farewell as outgoing President, he welcomed himself in as incoming President for the 2019-2020 term. Lion President Ed is just the second President to have served full terms as President for two consecutive term years. The only other time this occured was when the club was founded in 1948 and Lion Dr. Rueben Alexander served as President the first two years of the clubs beginning. Ed presented multiple awards during the evening starting with the Perfect Attendance Awards. It is noteworthy to pass on that during his 1st term of service he has overseen the recruitment of 14 new Laingsburg Lion members. A truly amazing feat given the history of the club.

Lion PDG John Carroll swore in 4 new members at the beginning of the meeting.

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from left to right: Allyson Winget, Ryan Sparkes, Larry Sparkes (new member sponsor), Pam Wagner, Larry Wagner.

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Lion Ed presented 5 awards during the evening: The club's highest award, Lion of the Year, was presented to Larry C. Sparkes.

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"Leadership" award was presented to Lion Eric Schuman.

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Terry Fraidenburg received the "Pay it Forward" award.

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A "Distinguished Treasure" award was presented to Mike Danek.

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The award receipient of this traveling annual award was presented to Holli Denson (not present).

These were Well deserved awards for being faithful Lion members.



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Laingsburg Lions Club would like to Thank the following three sponsors for helping to support our Springtime Festival. Please show your support to them if the opportunity should arise!

McPhail logo - a sponsor of the Laingsburg Springtime Festival Haslett / East Lansing Dental Health and Wellness logo - a sponsor of the Laingsburg Springtime Festival Grainger logo - a sponsor of the Laingsburg Springtime Festival
clicking images will take you to their website


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Laingsburg Lions Club in conjunction with the American Legion Post 248 is again planning to offer a free Thanksgiving dinner for those in the Laingsburg area on Thanksgiving Day - 2019. We would like to take this time to say Thank You to two of our major sponsors for this event.


Modern Woodmen logo - a sponsor of the free Laingsburg Community Thanksgiving Dinner



Twilligers business sign - a sponsor of the free Laingsburg Community Thanksgiving Dinner




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Feel free to click on the "About Laingsburg Lions Club" or any of the other pictures and/or button links on the left to find out more information about Lions International or projects associated with Lions.

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Want to Volunteer or Become a Member?

We openly welcome new volunteers and members—men and women of all abilities—to join our club and lend enthusiasm, support, and caring to our community work. We would be delighted to meet you! Want to become a member? Meeting attendance is not mandatory, and we welcome members of all abilities and anyone who has new ideas how to better serve the community. There are membership fees.

For more detailed membership information contact any Lion member
or call or email the Membership Director



If you need the membership application, click this link.
The 2nd page of this pdf is the membership application.



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click the image if you want to know the why?

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Donate your used eyeglasses

Have old pairs of eyeglasses? Donate them to help others! We have 2 drop boxes, inside the lobby at Sage Market and inside the lobby of the Post Office. Or just give them to a Lion member when you see one.

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Our motto is, "We Serve".



For Membership information contact the Membership Director


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