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, Airport Road . Prospective Members are always welcome
Meet the 2022-2023 Board of Directors
Our board of directors are community leaders, dedicated to the mission of creating immediate and lasting change in the lives of those in need. Our work with donors and partners is aimed at achieving a more just and egalitarian society. Join us in our fight by learning more about our mission and supporting our causes below.
Meet our President Lion Phillip Laing, MJF - 2022-2023 and our Board: "Resilient & Strong - Reaching Further, Serving More"
29th Anniversary and Installation Ceremony
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
Together We Serve
Empowering Our service
Every journey begins with a single step. One act of service, one encouraging word, one gift of generosity is often all it takes to bring hope where it’s needed most.
Over the last 100 years, the kindness of Lions and Leos has multiplied across borders, oceans, and continents. With over 1.4 million members, we now have an opportunity to truly change our world.
That’s why we’re uniting our global service around five areas of need. These Global Causes present significant challenges to humanity, and we believe it’s our turn to meet them.
Find out how you can help at https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/explore-our-clubs/our-global-causes