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.


Congressional District 8 Forum


The Thurmont Lions Club will be sponsoring and hosting a Congressional Candidates Forum for North Frederick County on Thursday, October 18, at 7 pm (please arrive by 6:45 pm). The event will be held at the Thurmont Middle School Cafeteria, 408 E. Main St., Thurmont, MD 21788. The parking lot is off of Summit Avenue.


The candidates for District 8 (Dan Cox, Jamie Raskin, Nancy Wallace, and Jasen Wunder) are planning to attend. Free and Open to the Public.


Additional information here.





Volunteer of the Year 2016


The Thurmont Lions Club will be celebrating a day for various individuals and/or groups who accomplish a variety of projects with one common goal – making a difference in our community. Who will be our Volunteer of the Year for 2016? Nomination forms are available at the Thurmont Regional Library and here or by contacting Lion Joyce Anthony at jananny@comcast.net or 240-288-8748.


Please download or pick up a form to nominate that person who you see making a difference in the lives of others – volunteering at your church, at your school, in your community, your neighbor, a service organization, etc.


Nominees must perform their volunteer service in zip code 21788. Let’s show them how important their volunteer work means to the community. The VotY will be announced during the Make a Difference Day ceremony on October 24, 2016.


Thurmont Lions Club members are eligible to be nominated with the stipulation the MAJORITY of the volunteer services considered for the award MUST BE performed outside of related Lions Club community service, e.g., church, school, community, another organization, etc.


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 2016-2017

picture of 2016-17 Thurmont Lions Club Officers



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.