Celebrating 85 years of Service to the Community

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The Thurmont Lions Club meets at 6:30 pm on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Mountain Gate Restaurant in Thurmont, Maryland.

The Thurmont Lions Club is a group of community-minded men and women who have come together to enjoy each other's company, hear interesting programs, and raise funds for important local or vision-related causes.

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Upcoming Events!


  • The Thurmont Murals Memories Books are Here!


    By now you have seen them and now you can purchase the Thurmont Murals and Memories Book that will give you not only illustrations of the five murals but a brief history of each. The book contains sketches by Yemi the artist, actual photographs and the murals that are depicted on the Trolley Sub Station. Books can be purchased for $25.00 plus tax along with other Mural Commemorative items at local Thurmont Businesses including Timeless Trends, Brown's Jewelry Store, Mountain Gate Restaurant, and Springfield Winery to name a few. Check out the attachment.


    Contact Nancy Dutterer 301-271-6965 or Joann Miller 301-271-3913 for more information.









Ongoing Fundraisers
  • A few copies of Books I and II of the Lions Cook Books are still available! Book II contains the other half of the recipes originally planned for Book I. Get your copy of Book II and have the complete Thurmont Lions Cook Book! We also are selling Book I and Book II as a set. See Additional Information.


Care Packages for Military Families


The Thurmont Lions Club is looking for local residents who have a family member in the military. We would like to show our support for the troops by sending care packages to them. If you are interested in having a care package delivered to troops and their immediate family, please contact Thurmont Lions Club Membership Chair Don Keeney at 301-271-0558 or donkeeneyjr@gmail.com .


Installation of Officers for 2015-2016

Installation of Officers for 2015-2016 – PCC Robert Muchow inducted the 2015-2016 officers during the June 10, 2015 meeting. The club wishes the new officers a very successful and challenging year.
picture of 2015-16 Thurmont Lions Club Officers

Pictured L-R: Lions Mark Long, 2-Year Director; Joann Miller, 1-Year Director; Larry Steinly, 2-Year Director; Stephanie Steinly, Lion Tamer; Cindy Wantz, 1-Year Director; Bill Reckley, President; JR Wantz, Immediate Past President; Bob Johnson, 1st VP; Dianne McLean, Assistant Secretary; Kim Grimm, Secretary; Joyce Anthony, Dues Treasurer; Charlie Frey, Tail Twister; Don Keeney, Membership Chair; Doug Favorite, Treasurer; Jan Ely, Assistant Treasurer. Absent from picture is Lion Nadja Muchow, 2nd Vice President.


Catoctin High School Leo Club

Be sure to check out the new web site, Facebook page, and twitter account for the Catoctin High School Leo Club!!

Website: http://www.e-leoclubhouse.org/sites/catoctin
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CHSLEO
Twitter: https://twitter.com/catoctinleoclub
Email for the CHS Leo Club: catoctinleoclub@gmail.com


See our Web Page on the Thurmont Lions Club Preschool Vision Screening Program. Kids can get screened for free to help detect problems that can lead to serious conditions up to and including blindness.



Please see the latest Newsletter for an extended listing of upcoming events.

Special Announcement:


The Thurmont Lions actively supports the Seton Center Inc., at 16840 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg MD 21727 and we and they invite you to take advantage of their Build Your Resources workshops. This new learning opportunity series is open to the entire community. Resources are defined as internal “life tool kits” that can enable you to achieve your goals and thrive. The monthly workshops are designed to give participants more of the tools they need for success. There are no income limitations to participate. Most workshops free of charge, however many of them do require pre-registration. You can find a link to the entire schedule under the “Our Programs” tab on Seton Center’s web site at www.setoncenterinc.org.



  Club President: Bob Johnson
Please reference your District Roster Book for a list of District 22-W Officers.