A new Lions club, Central Carbon Lions, is forming in Carbon County. Now is the time to learn more about what Lions do in their community.

Central Carbon Lions will be meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the Weissport Park pavilion, Weissport. The format will be informal and everyone is welcome to stop by and meet the new club members and find out what it takes to join the world's largest service organization. Members who join immediately will become Charter members of the new organization.

Anyone interested in attending and learning more about Lioness is invited to attend this meeting.

The Central Carbon Lions Club plans to become involved with a variety of activities and is drawing members from throughout Carbon County. The group plans to support such needs as eyeglasses for needy individuals, the blind community, youth activities and fire and police departments within the area where the members live. They are asking for suggestions, ideas and support of the formation of the new club.

The Central Carbon Lions Club will meet on at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at a selected location.

Lions Clubs are a group of men and women who identify needs within the community and work together to fulfill those needs. For those who would like more information or want to become a Charter member or become involved in any way with the Central Carbon Lions Club, please contact Bob and Gail at (610) 377-5559 or Tom Zellner at (610) 377-6444 or by email to Carey@ptd.net. Anyone interested in helping at fundraisers or have a fundraiser idea should also call one of the individuals listed.

Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with nearly 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas around the world. Since 1917, Lions Clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired and made a strong commitment to community service and serving youth throughout the world. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit the Web site at www.lionsclubs.org.