Beverly Hills Lions Club

Beverly Hills Michigan


Where there's a need, there's a lion

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About Us

Welcome to Beverly Hills, MI Lion's Club. We are part of District 11 A2, Region II, Zone 2.Beverly Hills Lions over 50 years of Charity and Community Service

Our club was originally chartered on April 14, 1972. Thirty Lions joined together as Charter Members. Current Club membership is 30+. Yearly Membership is $90 per person (discounts are available for additional family members). Membership privileges are extended to members at any Lions Club throughout the world.

2023 - 2024 OFFICERS:President: Lion Gordon McMullen
Secretary: Lion David Stein
Treasurer: Lion Susan Robbins
Asst. Treasurer: Lion Patrick Wojas
1st Vice President - Fund Raising & Membership: Lion Mark Scicluna
2nd Vice President - Programs: Lion Rob Ginther
3rd Vice President - Club Support: Lion Susan Melendy
Club Lion Tamer: Lion Gordon McMullen
Club Webmaster: Lion Craig Isaacs
Publicity & Public Relations: Lion Kristin Rutkowski

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Contact Us
Interested in joining the Beverly Hills Lions Club?
The Lions generally meet on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Grand Tavern Restaurant in Troy September through June.
Call 313-492-8232 or complete the form below.

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Our Why

Our Mission
To create and foster a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation.

The Beverly Hills Lions supports the following charities:

The District Governor’s Goals:Leader Dogs for the Blind
• Founded in 1938 by 3 Lions Club members
• Located in Rochester Hills
• 14,500 dogs put into service; approx. 300/ year
• Recipients from 39 countries
• Services free to recipient
Eversight (Michigan Eye Bank)
• Founded in 1957 by Ann Arbor Lions Club & U of M Medical Center
• In 2015 changed name to Eversight
• Cornea donor Management
• Cornea Transplant
• Research
• International Eye Bank Development
Penrickton Center for Blind Children
• Established by 3 families in 1952
• Privately funded
• No charge to the families
• For blind children with at least one other disability
• 5-Day Residential Program, 33 Children ages 1 – 12
• Day Care for ages 1 – 6
• Offer consultation & Referral also
Beaumont Silent Children Fund
• Established in 1972
• For children with language & speech disorders
• Children ages 1 – 10
• Language delay, Autism, Cleft Palate, Stuttering, Down Syndrome, TBI and much more.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund
• Over 200 million people have diabetes
• Began over 40 years ago by parents
• Today an International Organization
• Mission: Cure, Treat, Prevent Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
• Funded over $100M into 450+ research grants
Madonna University Hearing Fund
• Since 1976, 84+ Lions Clubs donated over $600,000
• Helps students with hearing disabilities
• Over 104 Scholarships granted
• Over 1000 students helped
Project KidSight
• 95% of vision disorders can be corrected if detected early
• Free eye screening of pre-school (6 mos – 5 years)
• Mobile screening device, 6 conditions checked
Judson Center
• Opened in 1924 in Warren, MI
• 4,000 children, adults & families each year
• Autism – 303 children helped last year
• Child & Family Services – 610 families preserved
• Disabilities – 277 adults into jobs
• Mental Health – 880 people helped
Kimberly Anne Gillary Foundation
• Began in 2000 in memory of Kimberly who died from undiagnosed heart condition at Troy Athens HS
• Mission to make MI schools Heart-Safe
• Over 600 Autometed External Defibrillators (AED) donated to MI schools
• 21 schools on waiting list
Joseph J. Laurancelle Foundation for Mental Illness
• Began in 1996 in Beverly Hills, MI
• Mission to educate teens and others about depression and other mental illnesses
• Educational Programs, help line, website
• 25,000 people have seen the program
District 11-2A Hearing Aid Program
• Local grants to subsidize hearing aid costs
Lion Clubs Bear Lake Camp
• Since 1982, now located in Lapeer
• 160 children
• Visually impaired
• Hearing impaired
• Cancer patients
• Juvenile diabetes
Lions of Michigan All State Band
• High school students selected annually to play at State Convention
Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF).
Some of our accomplishments include:
• 380,000 people helped through $5.7M in disaster grants
• 5.4M people helped through $17.7M in humanitarian grants
• 9 countries expanded Lions Quest through $1.1M in Core 4 grants
• $5.4M in grants supported the vaccination of millions of children against measles and rubella
• $12M in SightFirst grants provided eye care services to an estimated 107,132,689 million people, improved 100 eye care facilities and/or trained 335,786 eye care professionals
Our Community Activities
• Eyeglass & Hearing Aid Collection
• Mobile Phone Collection & Recycling
• Beverly Hills Park Clean-up
• Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade
• Beverly Hills Halloween Hoot
• Beverly Hills High School Senior Scholarship
• Michigan Adopt-a-Road Clean-up (Spring & Fall)
Our FundraisersWhite Cane
Late April – early May. The project that creates the most visibility for Lions when Clubs throughout the world all collect in the streets and in front of storefronts for a week in the spring.
Candy Cane
During the month of December this project, like White Cane Week, creates visibility for the Beverly Hills Lions Club, and all fund raising is conducted within the Village of Beverly Hills.
Fun Run/Walk
Always held on Memorial Day. A 5KM run and a 4KM walk beginning and ending at Beverly School. All proceeds are used to support activities within the community of Beverly Hills.

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Our Events

DateEvent
5/15/24Beaumont Silent Children Special Evening
5/19/24 9:00am-NoonBeverly Hills Java and Jazz
5/23/24 6:30pm-8:30pmBeverly Hills Lions Club General Meeting
5/27/24 9:00amBeverly Hills Annual Memorial Day Fun Run
6/1/2024 10:00am-12:00pmBeverly Hills Lions Club Funds Distribution Meeting
6/13/24 6:30pm-8:30pmBeverly Hills Lions Club General Meeting
6/16/24 9:00am-NoonBeverly Hills Java and Jazz
6/27/24 6:30pm-8:30pmBeverly Hills Lions Club Year-End & Installation Dinner
Enjoy The SummerBeverly Hills Lions General Meeting Summer Break
7/21/24 9:00am-NoonBeverly Hills Java and Jazz
8/18/24 9:00am-NoonBeverly Hills Java and Jazz
9/15/24 9:00am-NoonBeverly Hills Java and Jazz
9/21/24 10:00am-NoonBeverly Hills Lions Adopt a Road Cleanup (alt date: 9/28/24)
10/20/24 9:00am-NoonBeverly Hills Java and Jazz
10/26/24 6:00pm-8:00pmHalloween Hoot

Penrickton Pancake Breakfast

Beverly Hills Lions Club
Celebrating the 40th Annual Memorial Day
Fun Run/Walk!

Our event is held on Memorial Day in the village of Beverly Hills, MI. Participants have the option of either a 4 mile fun run or a 2 mile walk through the beautiful residential streets of picturesque Beverly Hills. The course is well marked with route guides placed along the way. This is a fun start to your Memorial Day. The Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade happens just after the close of the Fun Run/Walk.Participants receive a commemorative T Shirt and First Place finishers in each age group is awarded a medallion. Age groups are separated for women and men. Bottled water and snacks are available to all participants as well.

Click here for Registration Form


“WE SERVE”
Beverly Hills Lions Club
Community Service Scholarship

The mission of the Lions Clubs is to create and foster a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation. From the betterment of local communities, to bringing sight to the world’s blind, members never waiver from the mission statement “We Serve”. There are more than 45,834 clubs in 205 countries dedicated to meeting the ever-increasing needs of our global community.

The Beverly Hills Lions Club embraces those committed to building a brighter future for their community. The members have raised $1,000 for a Community Service Scholarship Award. This award is to be given to a graduating High School Senior, that is a resident of the Village of Beverly Hills, who has demonstrated outstanding community service. The award is to be used to support their future education.