Youth Related Projects/Activities
Peace Poster Contest
Working with the Boys and Girls Club we offer a free kit to enter this global poster design competition. Prizes and recognition go the student at the local, district, state, national and global level. Top Prize for the overall winner if $5,000
Local Judging is in the late fall.
Lions Band Camp
Lions provide an opportunity for local band students to attend Lions Band Camp annually with a performance at the State Convention.
Annual Student Recognition Luncheon
Each year in April the Topeka Lions recognize two outstanding students from the seven area high schools with a reception and luncheon. We learn about the schools and the student's future plans after high school.
WU Athletic Scholarship
Lions sponsor a scholarship to a deserving athlete annually at Washburn University.
Become a Lion
During covid-19 our meetings will be held via Zoom on the 2nd Monday of the month at 7 pm with members of the Twilight Lions Branch Club as a joint meeting.
Meetings are held at Madison Street Diner - Inside the Ramada downtown.
2nd and 4th Monday of the month, from Noon - 1 pm
Come at 11:30 am if ordering from the menu. Guests are welcome at regular program meetings and service projects.
Meetings feature a program or speaker to highlight what is happening in the Topeka community. This might include historical reflections, or current issues that relate to services, concerns, or other hot topics an informed citizen would be interested to know. Contact Us if you would like to be a speaker or have a program to share.
View our program calendar to see a current list of programs, committee meetings and special events by date.
Days of the week are abbreviated: Example - M19 would be Monday the 19th.
Visit our Facebook Page for upcoming events
Sample Service Projects
We are open to serving our community.
Spot Vision Screening
Vision screening for pre-school age children
contact us to schedule a screening.
Hummer Sports Park Concessions
Serving the community by working concessions at the Hummer Sports Park.
Contact Us to Volunteer.
Shunga Trail Clean Up
2nd Saturday of the month
23rd and Washburn Ave.
7:30 am - 9:00 am (coffee afterwards - optional)
Eyeglass Collection and Sorting Party
Members are assigned to pick up used eyeglasses at drop-off locations throughout the city. Twice a year we host a sorting party to sort the glasses and prepare them for shipment to be used in third world countries.
Drop off used eyeglasses the Red Carpet Room at the Topeka/Shawnee Public Library.
This volunteer fields inquiries about our sight services program to provide eyeglasses to those in need.
The annual fundraider is the Journey for Sight. See our page regarding the Journey for Sight.
Pcitured above: L to R, Pam Luthi, Spencer Smith, Barry Feaker (TRM) and Steve Page,
March 5, 2021
The Topeka Lions Club recently donated $5,000.00 to the Topeka Rescue Mission to help in feeding the homeless during the pandemic. Our Club is a hands-on service club that serves our community with kindness in many ways:
· Purchasing eyeglasses for those in need.
· Cleaning the trails and streets of Topeka.
· Providing eye examinations for those in need.
· Supporting in efforts to prevent diabetes.
· Conduct free eye screening for children.
If you have a desire to help others, then consider being part of the Topeka Lions Club. For more information, contact Lion Irene Haws, Membership Chair,