The purpose of the Lions Club is To CREATE and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world. To PROMOTE the principles of good government and good citizenship. To TAKE an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community. To UNITE the clubs in the bonds of friendship, good fellowship and mutual understanding. To PROVIDE a forum for the open discussion of all matters of public interest; provided, however, that partisan politics and sectarian religion shall not be debated by club members. To ENCOURAGE service-minded people to serve their community without personal financial reward, and to encourage efficiency and promote high ethical standards in commerce, industry, professions, public works and private endeavors. First chartered in 1939 the Croton Lions Club celebrated their 75th anniversary in 2014! If you’re interested in becoming a Lion, you can visit their website to find out more.