Who We Are
The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens is a member of Lions International, which was founded in the United States in 1917 and is made up of 1.3 million men and women in 46,000 clubs in 202 countries. Since 1993, the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens has become an important part of the Cayman Islands community. We are committed to helping persons in the community. We give assistance in many areas including, breast cancer awareness and education through the dissemination of educational materials and purchasing mammograms and prostheses. Diabetes Awareness, working with the youth and the elderly, contributing to the Lions Club International Foundation are some of the key areas where our Lions concentrate their time and effort. Contact us to learn more about what you can do to help, and become a part of the change by donating or volunteering today. Lions Club of Tropical Gardens in the Cayman Islands meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Lions Den, Elizabethan Square. Prospective Members are always welcome
Lions Club of Tropical Gardens Making a World of Difference!
Lions are changing the world one community at a time, by addressing needs at home and around the globe. We are 1.4 million men and women who believe that kindness matters. And when we work together, we can achieve bigger goals.
About Our Club
We Make It Easy to Help Others
On April 16, 1993, the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens (LCTG) was sanctioned as duly formed by Lions International, and on May 8, 1993, 30 ladies were inducted with Lion Patricia McField (a past president of the Leo Club of Grand Cayman) chosen to be its charter president.
The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens took up the challenge and began its work in the community, making regular visits to the elderly at home and at the Pines Retirement Home, assisting with many projects within the primary and high schools, the Lighthouse School for the Handicapped, and the Young Parents Program, counseling at the Fairbanks Prison (women’s prison). It also adopted Lions International Sight Program, bringing awareness of various diseases to the public (Lupus, Diabetes Osteoporosis, etc).
The Tropical Gardens Club is best known though for its Breast Cancer awareness campaign in October each year when it conducts awareness meetings in each district on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac and partners with the Health Services Authority (George Town Hospital) in hosting breast cancer clinics. Doctors, pharmacists and other medical professionals address breast cancer issues and highlight new developments and treatment of the disease. Literature is provided and free mammogram vouchers are given out to women age 40 and older, and to younger women who have a family history of Breast Cancer.
~ Lion Elva Smith, MJF
How We Help
Diabetes Education and Awareness
One of our main causes here at Lions Club of Tropical Gardens is Diabetes Education and Awareness, Diabetes is a health issue that touches many lives, particularly those in the Cayman Islands. We spend a significant portion of our resources on tackling this problem. Our club continues to educate the community and spread awareness by providing free health clinics.
Geriatrics and Social Services
One of our goals is to ensure that the most vulnerable and at-risk groups in the Cayman Islands are safe and have their basic needs taken care of. Currently we volunteer and provide resources to the Pines Retirement home, the Golden Age Home, Meals on Wheels, the local hospitals and senior citizens in need. With your generous donations and volunteering efforts, you have the capacity to help us in our endeavour to care for those in need.
The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens dedicates a lot of man-hours and invested countless resources to these charitable causes, and hope you’ll help us continue this work. See how you can by contacting us below.
Tropical Gardens Omega Leos at UCCI
Leos wrapping toys to deliver to
Pre School and Children's Home (December, 2018)
Volunteer Your Time
Support Us - Diabetes Float 2018
Brenda Tibbetts Lund 5/10 K Walk & Run
Help Us Make a Difference
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"