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The South Hot Springs Lions Club is a Civic / Charitable organization. Our primary purpose is Sight Conservation.
Locally, we provide glasses and eye exams to men, women, and children in need, and the clients of Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic (CCMC).
Donations to local charitable organizations include:  
  • Hot Springs School Welfare
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Project Hope Food Bank
  • Jackson House
  • Cooperative Christian Ministries & Clinic (CCMC)
  • Hot Springs Boys & Girls Club
  • Arkansas Sheriff's Youth Ranch
  • Potters Clay
  • Caring Place
  • Samaritan Ministries
  • Salvation Army
  • NPC Nurse Scholarship
  • Ouachita Children's Center


State donations include:  
  • Lions World Services for the Blind, Little Rock, where students are taught to be self sufficient and self supportive.
  • Arkansas Lions Eye Bank & Lab (Jones Eye Institute), Little Rock, where corneal tissue that has been harvested is used for transplant and research purposes.
  • Mid South Lions Sight & Hearing Service, Memphis, where operations are performed to correct sight and hearing problems.


Funds for the contributions to the above are raised from the semi-annual Gun & Knife Show at the Hot Springs Civic & Convention Center.