Fund Raising Projects

The Tellico Village Lions Club holds a variety of Fundraising events each year to allow for contributions to our designated charities and service organizations.

Flyer Delivery Program

One of our club’s major fund raisers is the distribution of flyers to the residents of Tellico Village. These flyers provide information on the products/services of businesses, local non profit organizations, and churches in and around Tellico Village. Each month we distribute 4,000 flyers for each of our 6-10 clients, totaling an average monthly distribution of between 24,000- 40,000 flyers. Twenty six Lions are involved in this massive distribution effort, beginning with the collating of the flyers into 26 routes covering all of the Village neighborhoods. A automated collating machine was purchased in 2017 to simplify and speed up the collation process. Click on the Lions Logo below to see pictures of the Lions working on this program:

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Golf-for-Sight Scramble

On the second weekend of May the Lions host a Golf-for-Sight Scramble to fund our many sight-related projects. This event is held at the Toqua Golf Course in Tellico Village is our second largest fund raiser. The club members solicit sponsorship donations from businesses in and around Tellico Village. This event  generates over $15,000.

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Oktoberfest 

In early October the Lions man the barB Q grills and cook over 2,000 brats to be enjoyed by over 600 Village residents who attend our annual Oktoberfest. Village residents gather at the Tellico Village Yacht Club to enjoy Geeman food and beer while dancing to the music of a local DJ. This event generates over $5,000 to fund our communuity service and Lions Eye Vision projects. Click on the Lions log below to see pictures of the event.

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Chili Soup Dinner

In late February or early March the Lions get together to”cook up” some of the best Chili and Chcken Noodle Soup in East Tennessee. Our annual Chili Soup Dinner fundraiser, which is held at the Community Church of Tellico Village, is attended by more than 500 Village residents. This event generates over $5,000 to fund our communuity service and Lions Eye Vision projects. Click on the Lions log below to see pictures of the event.

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