Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Welcome to the Higgins Diggins Lions!


Lions International was founded in 1917 in Chicago and has grown to become the largest service organization in the world. There are now some 1.4 million members worldwide. Lions are best known for their commitment to providing services to those who are visually impaired, including providing eyeglasses, surgeries and other medicines for those in need.

Higgins Diggins Lions Club was chartered in 1978 and has a long record of service to the South Nevada County area. Our dedicated membership of Lions give freely of their time and resources to provide for the betterment of our community.

We Serve

Some of the projects Higgins Diggins Lions members are involved in include:

  • Eye exams
  • Glasses for the needy
  • Folsom Project
  • LEF
  • City of Hope
  • Guide dogs for the blind
  • Flag Day
  • Blind/low-vision Olympics
  • Lions Clubs International Foundation
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Wilderness Camp
  • Student Speaker Program
  • Youth Exchange Program
  • Nevada County Food Bank
For more information on any of these programs, please contact Higgins Diggins.

Roy Peterson Building

Roy Peterson Building

The Higgins Diggins Lions generally meet 6:30 pm the first and third Thursday of each month at:

Roy Peterson Building
22490 East Hacienda Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95949

The Roy Peterson Building is located at the northwest corner of Magnolia Road and East Hacienda Drive, approximately 2.1 miles from CA 49. From CA 49, go east on Combie Road to the first traffic light. Continue straight through the light onto Magnolia Road, past Lake Of The Pines. Continue on Magnolia Road, past the schools to East Hacienda. Turn north onto East Hacienda, the Roy Peterson Building is the first driveway on the left.

Please note the mailing address is:

Higgins Diggins Lions
10556 Combie Road PMB 6612
Auburn, CA 95603