"WE SERVE"

The Las Gallinas Lions Club has been serving North San Rafael communities for almost 40 years.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday's (3rd Wednesday only for July, August and September) at 7:30 PM at the Marinwood Community Center, 775 Miller Creek Road, San Rafael.
For further information, please contact our Membership Chair, Mitch Gronner at 415-939-1480

Club Officers, DIRECTORS & COMMITTEE CHAIRS

President - Mike Kelly
1st. VP. - Graham Forder
2nd VP.- Barbara Layton
3rd VP - Chris Jones
Secretary - Andy Nixon
Treasurer - David Mitchell
Tail Twister - Cameron Case
Lion Tamer - Ron Nass
Membership Chair - Mitch Gronner
Finance Chair – John Hammond
Bartender - Bob Fink
Directors:
 1 Year - Rory Mcdonough
              Shirley Twitchell-Johnson
2 Year - Dolores Cuerva
             John Hammond
CERT Liason Cam. Case
Lions in Sight: Graham Forder
Photographer: Brian Dettor
LCI Foundation: Jon Parkinson
Club Service Chair: Mitch Gronner
Marketing: Robyn Bruton

CLUB HISTORY

The Las Gallinas Lions Club was founded in March 1980 by local resident Les Mize.  Les had been a Mill Valley Lion since 1965.  The 44 charter members comrised local, community minded individuals who embraced the Lion’s motto, “WE SERVE.”  Les Mize became our first club president.
Our name, Las Gallinas, was selected by the charter members to reflect the geographical valley running from Puerto Suello Hill in the south to the southern limits of Novato. 
Our first community projects were resurrecting the annual Marinwood Easter Egg Hunt and starting a Halloween Parade and Costume Contest for neighborhood children.  This established our long-standing commitment to our neighborhood’s young people.  As we continued to grow, our club added many community activities and programs.  We also raised money by conducting parking services for the Marin County Fair.  This money continues to be returned to the community in the form of assistance grants for local groups and Lions International programs.