Welcome to the website for the Franklin Lions Club.
Lions are an international network of 1.4 million men and women in 200
countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs
that challenge communities around the world.
Known for working to end preventable blindness, Lions participate in a
vast variety of projects important to their communities. These projects
range from cleaning up local parks to providing supplies to victims of
Beginning in 1917, the association of Lions clubs has provided millions
of people with the opportunity to give something back to their
The Franklin Lions Club is the oldest civic club in Franklin. It
provides its members with an opportunity to serve their community and
its citizens in meaningful ways. At the same time members have the
opportunity to share the good fellowship of an active group
of community leaders. The tabs in the menu to the left identify our
membership and detail many of our activities.
Come and visit us at any time. You will be welcome. For more
information about joining a Lions club in the area, please call Ron Tapscott at 591-4376.
Brad Coleman, President
Please support the club we are sponsoring with your attendance as
your time allows.
The Williamson County Lions Club meets on the second and fourth
Tuesday, from 8-9AM, at COOL SPRINGS HILTON HOTEL, 601 CORPORATE CENTRE, FRANKLIN near Cool Springs Blvd and Carothers Pkwy (arrive by 7:45 to order breakfast)
Let me also put a link to our district website: http://www.12ilions.com where you
can find out about events in our district.
Sign up with one of the Vice Presidents to work on a committee:
Public Relations, Social
Garden for the Blind, Kidsight, Sight Services
FOT4, Fundraising, Youth Outreach, Leo Club,
Scholarship, Peace Poster
NEXT BLOOD DRIVE JUNE 5, AT WILLIAMSON COUNTY LIBRARY - 10:00AM - 6:15PM
Kidsight vision screening in the Kindergarten classes and then PreK,
Early Education, Preschool and Daycare facilities
Providing eye exams and glasses for the needy in Williamson County
Annual Stephensen - Garrett Scholarship
White Cane Charities: TN School for the Blind (Nashville), Leader Dogs for the Blind
(Rochester Hills, MI), Middle TN Lions Sight Services, TN School for
the Deaf (Knoxville, Jackson), World Services for the Blind (Little Rock, AR),
Learning Ally See website: http://12ilions.com/We%20Serve.html
Lions International measles vaccination campaign
Recycling eyeglasses, hearing aids, ink cartridges, toners and cell
phones can be done at the Administrative Complex, Williamson County Library,the Factory, or Lenscrafters at Cool Springs Galleria
There is an additional focus on Diabetes because of its effect on vision
Meetings will be held at Connor's Restaurant at 1916 Galleria Blvd. in Cool Springs.
May 14 - Offsite meeting at the Lions Sensory Garden for the Blind off Hillsboro road - behind Grassland Elemetary
May 21 - Williamson Medical Center - Hospitalist, Dr. Benson
May 28 - open
June 4 - Annual Awards Dinner - 6:30 pm - no noon meeting
June 11 - Board of Directors Meeting - Directors expected, all members and guests welcome!
June 18 - WMC - Podiatry - Dr. Watson
June 25 - Franklin on the Fourth Planning Session
July 2 - FOTF Planning Session
July 4 - Franklin on the Fourth Event
July 9 - Board of Directors Meeting - Directors expected, all members and guests welcome! and critique of FOTF
July 16 - open
July 23 - Williamson Medical Center - Plastic Surgery - Dr. Brought
July 30 - open
Aug 6 - Sponsors' Lunch
Aug 13 - Board of Directors Meeting - Directors expected, all members and guests welcome!
Aug 27 - open
If you know someone who would be a good speaker for our club, contact