Toowoomba Lions Club Inc
THE BIRTH OF LIONISM IN TOOWOOMBA
Lionism in Toowoomba started on April 23, 1954 with Mr John Goodrick as President. He guided it through to July 23of that year, when he became Charter President of the Lions Club of Toowoomba. Our club was the 30th to be chartered in Australia.
Today there are more than 1600 clubs in the country, including another three in Toowoomba.
Toowoomba is Australia's largest inland regional centre and is located 700 metres above sea level at the eastern edge of the Great Dividing Range. The city sits at the gateway to the inland western region from the coastal corridor of Queensland.
We are the Lions
We meet the needs of our local communities and the world.
1.35 million men and women in 206 countries and geographic areas conduct
vision and health screenings, build parks, support eye hospitals, award
scholarships, assist youth, provide help in time of disaster and much
Join us in making our communities and the world better places to live.
Becoming a Lion
Lions club members are men and women who strive to make a difference in
their local community as well as in communities worldwide. Their
volunteer efforts go beyond the support of vision care, to addressing
unmet health and education needs worldwide.