Let’s put an end to blindness world-wide!

​Grayslake Lions Club

          Jim Salmon

Grayslake Lions Club Officers


Rachel Perkowitz

Cynthia Lee

Upcoming Events

Pancake Breakfast

Grayslake Lions Texas Hold 'em 

Poker Tournament - ​November 5th

poker flyer 2017.pdf


To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs. 


To be the global leader in communication and humantarian service.

Some of our leadership team

In 1917, Melvin Jones, a 38-year-old Chicago business leader, told members of his local business club they should reach beyond business issues and address the betterment of their communities and the world. Jones' group, the Business Circle of Chicago, agreed.

Foundation History

1917 - Association of Lions Clubs established.

  1. 1920 -Lions Club International established. 
  2. 1925 -Eradicating Blindness - Helen Keller challenged LIONS to be knights of the blind
  3. 1940 -Libertyville Lions Club sponsors new Grayslake Club, charter is displayed in Grayslake Library.
  4. 1957 -Established LEO Program
  5. 1990 -Launched SightFirst program to restore and prevent blindness on a global scale.

"You can't get very far until you start doing something for somebody else"

Our founder