Welcome to the website for the Franklin Lions Club.
Lions are an international network of 1.3 million men and women in 200
countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs
that challenge communities around the world.
Known for working to end preventable blindness, Lions participate in a
vast variety of projects important to their communities. These projects
range from cleaning up local parks to providing supplies to victims of
Beginning in 1917, the association of Lions clubs has provided millions
of people with the opportunity to give something back to their
The Franklin Lions Club is the oldest civic club in Franklin. It
provides its members with an opportunity to serve their community and
its citizens in meaningful ways. At the same time members have the
opportunity to share the good fellowship of an active group
of community leaders. The tabs in the menu to the left identify our
membership and detail many of our activities.
Come and visit us at any time. You will be welcome. For more
information about joining a Lions club in the area, please call Joy
Chapman at 243-7796.
Al Dorsey, President
Please support the club we are sponsoring with your attendance as
your time allows.
The Williamson County Lions Club meets on the second and fourth
Tuesday, from 8-9AM, at Shoney's on 96 in Franklin
Let me also put a link to our district website: http://www.12ilions.com where you
can find out about events in our district.
Sign up with one of the Vice Presidents to work on a committee:
Al Dorsey: Public Relations, Social
Linda Kollmann: Garden for the Blind, Kidsight, Sight Services
Susan Hart: FOT4, Fundraising, Youth Outreach, Leo Club,
Scholarship, Peace Poster
Kidsight vision screening in the Kindergarten classes and then PreK,
Early Education, Preschool and Daycare facilities
Providing eye exams and glasses for the needy in Williamson County
Annual Stephensen - Garrett Scholarship
White Cane Charities: TN School for the Blind (Nashville), Ed Lindsey
Industries for the Blind (Nasvhille), Leader Dogs for the Blind
(Rochester Hills, MI), Middle TN Lions Sight Services, TN School for
the Deaf (Knoxville), World Services for the Blind (Little Rock, AR),
Learning Ally See website: http://12ilions.com/We%20Serve.html
Lions International measles vaccination campaign
Recycling eyeglasses, hearing aids, ink cartridges, toners and cell
phones can be done at the Administrative Complex, Williamson County Library,the Factory, or Lenscrafters at Cool Springs Galleria
Meetings are held at Lyrics in the Factory - every Tuesday at noon
Schedule for upcoming meetings:
Sept 8 - Board of Directors Meeting - directors expected, all are welcome!
Sept 15 - Heather McCari - Belvedere Commons of Franklin
Sept 22 - Dr. Ken Moore - Franklin City Mayor
Sept 29 - Lion Karen Paris - Williamson County Trustee
Oct 6 - Lion Jim Petersen - VFW
Oct 13 - Board of Directors Meeting - directors expected, all are welcome!
Oct 27 - open for suggestions
Nov 3 - Jeff Long, Williamson County Sheriff
Nov 10 - Board of Directors Meeting - directors expected, all are welcome! -
Dec 1 - Annual Christmas dinner - details to be announced
Dec 8-31 - NO MEETINGS!
Dec 12 - Lions Pride Breakfast at the Presbyterian Church - Mack Hatcher and Franklin Road near Legends Golf Course
If you know someone who would be a good speaker for our club, contact