Touchstone Story #92–The Lions Vest

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

There is no mystery about the origins of the now ubiquitous Lions vest. It was simply a new apparel item in the 1951 club supplies catalogue that met…

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Touchstone Story #38–Expanding to Africa

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Not long after Lions Clubs International entered the Middle East in 1952, the organization expanded to North Africa. The popularity of Lions was spreading in the 1950s, and…

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Touchstone Story #61–Katrina

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

“I’ve never seen anything like this in my life,” said Lions Club District Governor Ann Sanders of District 8 L in Louisiana, “and I never want to see…

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Touchstone Story #70–Serving the Elderly

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Essendon Lions Club in Essendon, Australia, had the land.  The Coburg Lions Club in Coburg, Australia, had the money.  They came together with a vision: to build…

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Touchstone Story #64–Matteo’s Dream

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Matteo and his parents shared a dream. Lions helped make that dream come true. Matteo’s Dream is a real place now, a special park filled with the sound…

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