How well do you know your Harford County History?



You see the logos throughout Harford County, but do you know who they are and what they do?


In 1917, Melvin Jones, a 38-year-old Chicago business pioneer, told individuals from his neighborhood business club they ought to reach past business issues and address the advancement of their groups and the world. Jones’ gathering, the Business Circle of Chicago, concurred.

Subsequent to reaching comparable gatherings around the United States, an authoritative meeting was held on June 7, 1917, in Chicago. The new gathering took the name of one of the welcomed bunches, the “Association of Lions Clubs,” and a national convention was held in Dallas, Texas in October of that year. A constitution, by-laws, objects and a code of ethics were affirmed.

Inside of three years, Lions turned into a universal association. From that point forward, they’ve earned high marks for both honesty and straightforwardness. They’re a well-run association with an enduring vision, an unmistakable mission, and a long – and proud – history.

Mission Statement

To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

Vision Statement

To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service.

Men and women are encouraged to ask about joining their local Lions Club. Harford County consists of several Lions Clubs which include:

Aberdeen Lioness Lions Club – Chartered in 2003

Aberdeen Lions Club – Chartered in 1932

Bel Air Lions Club – Chartered in 1943

Churchville Lions Club – Chartered in 1986

Darlington Lions Club – Chartered in 1947

Edgewood Lions Club – Chartered in 1947

Fallston Lions Club – Chartered in 1970

Havre De Grace Lions Club – Chartered in 1945

Jarrettsville Lions Club – Chartered in 1949

Joppatowne Lions Club – Chartered in 1965

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