What would it take to make a difference?
Lions club of Thiruvanmiyur’s people believe that it starts with a commitment to Build, Grow and Serve. In the 42 years since its humble beginnings as an offshoot of Lions Club of Guindy, its members have been volunteering in communities to support education and healthcare for the poor, the aged and the disabled.
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We are part of the world's largest service club organization. We are
part of Lions Club international which with 1.35 million members and more
than more than 46,000 clubs worldwide is the largest service organization
in the world
We have a dynamic history: Lions Club of Thiruvanmiyur
was founded 42 years ago as an offshoort of Lions Club of Guindy. The
club then had twenty members. Chartered on 3.2.1970, The Club was inaugurated
on 4.2.1970 by the then International President Ln.W.R.Bryan. Ln.K.R.Sundararajan
was the then District Governor. Today it has members. In its early years
the prominent activities the Club engaged in were: health and education
promotion for the poor.
We serve the poor: Since the second year of its birth
the Club has been running a Medical Centre which has been serving the
health needs of the local poor community. It is now housed in a permanent
premises at South Mada Street, Thiruvanmiyur, which till today stands
humble but tall in its lofty goals. An attendant physician and a nurse
take care of the Centre, Monday to Saturday, for two hours each day, offering
free consultation as well as free vitamins and common medication. A dentist
offers free consultation twice a week. Today the premises also houses
RASA, an organization for the specially challenged children.
We give sight and good health: In addition the Club
organizes free health camps on general health, or specialized ones like
eye, dental care, ultrasound screening for women, diabetes screening,
cancer screening etc. It also organizes at least two blood donation camps
We give knowledge: The Club has adopted two schools
on which it focuses its education
promotion activities. Talent is encouraged, scholarships and cash awards
are given for academic excellence and medical camps are conducted for
specialized screening. Some of the needs of the schools are taken care
of. For example., computers are given or books for the library are donated.
We serve youth: The Club has always believed in developing
the youth as socially conscious citizens of the country. What better way
this can be achieved than to start a youth wing of the Lions movement
in the form of Leo Club. Leo Club of AMET is two years old and has made
spectacular contribution by organising massive blood donation camps.
We serve society: Visit to old age homes to participate
in “Dine with Divine” programmes, tree plantation, donations
to the disabled are among the other activities of the Club.
We have multiplied: The Club has contributed to the
spread the message of Lionism by helping create more clubs. The club sponsored
many new clubs in the forty years of its existence of which Lions Club
of GKD Millennium and Lions Club of Darshan continue to function.
We partner with like minded people: The Club believes
that more can be accomplished through partnership. It is one among very
few clubs which have a twinning arrangement with a club of another country.
Lions Club of Kulim, Malaysia is its sister club. The two clubs meet once
a year, alternating between Chennai and Kulim for its venue. Joint participation
in projects is the main focus during these meets. Besides, the club has
visited other Indian cities for carrying out projects jointly with another
We stay in touch: To enable the Club to communicate
with its own members as well as with other clubs of the Lions district,
a bulletin entitled Amongst Us is periodically published. The contents
comprise news in and around the district, international Lions news, club
achievements, members news and matter for general reading.