The Franklin Lions Club proudly serves Macon County with many community service projects.
Lion Max Bumgardner serves as our 2016-2017 Governor for District 31L of North Carolina.


The Franklin, North Carolina Lions Club has been serving our community for over 75 years.

Film Festival

The Franklin Lions Club is now offering FREE Vision Screening to Macon County Schools Students. Over the next several weeks, Franklin Lions will be visiting Highalnds, Nantahala, Cartoogechaye, MVI, East Franklin, South Macon, Iotla Valley, and Macon Middle School screening thousands of our county's youth for vision issues which can affect their learning and detect any other issues. We're honored to be working again with Macon County Schools to offer this free community service.

McCune Center

The Marjorie McCune Memorial Center is a licensed Adult Care Home owned and operated by the Lions of Western North Carolina. Located in Black Mountain, North Carolina, the center is nestled in the Swannanoa Valley of Buncombe County in a country setting. The Marjorie McCune Memorial Center offers both Assisted and Independent Living opportunities.


Camp Dogwood

Since 1967, Camp Dogwood for the Blind & Visually Impaired has been a beacon of service to citizens from all over North Carolina. This summer destination provides a wonderful and therapeutic vacation retreat for persons with blindness and visual impairment. Camp Dogwood is located on Lake Norman in Catawba County. The goal is to provide a week of fun and fellowship.


Serving Macon County Since 1939

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“When you give something to a Lion, we just seem to get it done.”

Past International President Joe Preston