Our Club was chartered in 1956 and has grown from humble beginnings stemming from friendships formed during the clean-up operations from the disastrous 1955 floods that affected the Valley at that time. The Maitland Lions Club had members assisting in flood relief in Singleton at that time, with this close contact subsequently leading to them sponsoring our formation.
Our members currently meet at 7pm on the first and third Tuesdays of the month over dinner at the Singleton Heights RSC for a few laughs and discussion - after all. all work and no fun is not what being a volunteer is about. The more formal administrative functions are undertaken at the monthly meeting of Board members.
Lions Australia is part of an international association, filled with people who are joined by the common desire to make their communities better, by using their creativity, enthusiasm and energy We support our community in many ways but are well known for our BBQ' s often seen around the schools, football grounds and workplaces.You may see us in shopping centres selling tickets in raffles, roaming the streets selling Christmas Cakes, or giving you a welcome cup of tea and a biscuit at our Driver Reviver stall. Being part of the community is what our Lions Club is about.
One initiative that the Club is very proud of is in its efforts to establish the Driver Reviver program. The now famous program commenced in Singleton as the 'Lions Coffee Stop' growing with support of the RTA into the Driver Reviver program.
In 1985 under guidance of Lion Trevor Gardiner we sponsored the formation of the Lioness Club of Singleton. This small band of lovely ladies support the community and our Clubs efforts wherever possible.
In November 2012 the Club hosted its first District Convention under governance of past President John Sullivan. A successful convection ensued under leadership of DG R Way, and Singleton Executive M McCrone, J Findlay, J Sullivan.
Lions Clubs are part of community life, in the cities and in the country. Clubs are easily identified by their distinctive Logo, the trademark of our International Association, and the 'We Serve'; motto. Singleton has come a long way since it was settled in the early 1820's developing into a community of 23,000 people attracted there by lifestyle, and work in the energy, military, and services sectors. Our Club is there for all.
Membership is open to all people of the community in good standing. All we ask is that you come along as our guest at a dinner meeting or two to meet with the members and see what Lions is about.
This website is where you can find out about our own local Singleton Lions Club or other Clubs that may better suit your needs.