What is a Lion?
A LION is an individual who desires to be of service to his (or her) community.
Willingness within his means to expend his energy and resources for the benefit of that community and those less fortunate than he.
He seeks no personal gain through his affiliation with Lionism.
He seeks and gives comradeship among his fellows.
Why Should I Become a Lion?
In becoming a Lion you will share in the recognition of being a member of the largest service organization in the world.
You will be recognized in your community as a volunteer working toward improving life for those less fortunate.
You can gain invaluable leadership experience in the conduct of meetings and experience the thrill of leadership in your Lions Club.
You can meet other business leaders and promote your business
How Can I Become a Lion?
Attend a meeting as a guest of a Lion or Club.
Membership is by invitation extended by a Lion.
Let your host know of your desire to join--or send in an application form to the Club.
After two meetings as a guest, you complete the application and give it to your host or the Membership Chairman.
Board action confirms or denies your application. Your host notifies you of your acceptance. Upon receipt of payment of dues and initiation fee your Membership Chairman will schedule your installation date.
Your installation as a Lion Cub into the Cucamonga Host Lions Club is conducted by a dignitary from the District. This occasion is considered to be a solemn and joyous moment for the club as another member joins the "We Serve" organization and for you the sharing of that privilege.
What is a Service Club?
Service clubs are non-profit organizations engaged in some way in service of a charitable nature to their community. They take many forms and support many different needs. They are an organized way for you to give back to your community.
What is a Lion Tamer?
The Lion Tamer is custodian of club property. The Lion Tamer maintains, hauls, stores and sets up club equipment.
What is a Tail Twister?
The Tail Twister adds fun to the meeting. Typically members are fined nominally for minor infractions in a humorous way.
The Cucamonga District Host Lions Club was chartered in November, 1947. It drew its charter members from the then independent communities of Alta Loma, Cucamonga and Etiwanda.
A permanent Landmark of this Club's years of service to the community is Lions Community Center and Park located on Baseline Road and Lions Street. This land and one building was donated by this Club to the Community in 1974. More Information
In 1947 agriculture was at its peak in the district and the grape and wine industry was one of the largest in the world.
Our Lions Club chose the grape cluster symbol as their Club Logo.