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
NEXT BLOOD DRIVE - JUNE 8, 2016 - WEDNESDAY - AT THE WILLIAMSON COUNTY LIBRARY 10AM - 6PM
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:
May 3 - Vulcan Industries, Jon Badgett, Area sales manager and Ciaran Brennan VP/GM for Middle TN/KY
May 10 - Board of Directors meeting - Board Members expected - all members invited
May 17 - Williamson Medical Center - Dr. Milestone, Sleep disorders
May 24 - Meeting at the Williamson County Archives instead of at Lyrics!!! Presentation of the Original Charter to the Archives by King Lion Al Dorsey
May 31 - Tim Seay and David Parks, Lenscrafters
June 7 - NO MEETING AT LYRICS AT NOON - Come at 6 for dinner and the Annual New Officer Installation and Awards Banquet - spouses and guests invited - please sign up
June 14 - Board of Directors meeting - Board Members expected, all members invited
June 21 - Williamson Medical Center Dr. Bill Tissot will speak about urology issues.
If you know someone who would be a good speaker for our club, contact