Welcome to the Wisconsin Lions District 27-D2 Website
In addition to an officers directory club listing and calendar of events we will be adding other items of interest to Lions members, prospective members and members of the world community.
District 27-D2 Lions of Wisconsin is comprised of 49 Lions Clubs and 9 Lioness Clubs with a combined membership of approximately 1,850 service minded individuals. District 27-D2 is located in southwest Wisconsin covering 7 counties; La Crosse, Monroe, Juneau, Vernon, Crawford, Richland and Sauk.
District Governor Tim McLain from Sparta, Wisconsin serving 2019-2020
Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief – to serve their community.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization. We have 1.35 million members in more than 45,000 clubs in more than 206 countries and geographic areas.
Lions have a dynamic history. Founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness, but we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects – including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.
Lions give sight. By conducting vision screenings, equipping hospitals and clinics, distributing medicine and raising awareness of eye disease, Lions work toward their mission of providing vision for all. We have extended our commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts and through our international SightFirst Program, which works to eradicate blindness.
Lions serve youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. Internationally, we offer many programs, including the Peace Poster Contest, Youth Camps and Exchange and Lions Quest.
Our Leo Program provides the youth of the world with an opportunity for personal development through volunteering. There are approximately 144,000 Leos and 5,700 Leo clubs in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Lions award grants. Since 1968, the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has awarded more than US$700 million in grants to support Lions humanitarian projects around the world. LCIF was also ranked the number one nongovernmental organization in a 2007 study by The Financial Times.
Lions are active. Our motto is "We Serve." Lions are part of a global service network, doing whatever is necessary to help our local communities.
For more about Lions Clubs, go to www.lionsclubs.org