HISTORY
Sponsored by KOBE LIONS CLUB (current Kobe Host Lions club) on 8th November 1957, Our KOBE EAST LIONS CLUB was established in the beautiful city of Kobe.
Since then, we have been one of most active Lions Club in the District of 335-A Japan.
Our club is the 60th club in Japan and 3rd in 335A District. Date of Charter night was 29th March 1958.

One of the important and valuable programs "LIONS CLUB YOUTH EXCHANGE" was initially programmed by our KOBE EAST LIONS CLUB in 1960 with the start of between 13 American and 9 Japanese youth.

HANSHIN-AWAJI GREAT EARTHQUAKU
On January 17 1995, at 05:46, Hanshin-Awaji great earthquake of magnitude 7.2 attacked our city of Kobe. By this disaster, 6,430 people died and 43,773 people were injured. About 105,000 houses were totally collapsed, and about 144,000 houses were half collapsed.

Many overseas Lions Clubs and local Japanese Lions Clubs passed us tremendous support and help.
We will never forget this warm hearted friendships.

2018-2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President: TADASHI MASUMI Secretary:

SATOSHI FUJIMOTO

Treasurer: MAYUMI SANNJO : :
1st Vice President: KENICHI OONO 2nd Vice President: TAKAYUKI YAMASHITA
3rd Vice President: : : :
Tail Twister: TOMIKI TOKUYAMA Lion Tamer: YUSUKE HIRANO

REGULAR MEETING
2nd and 4th Wednesday each month 12:15-13:30pm at Kobe Portpia Hotel

ADDRESS OF OFFICE
6-10-1 Minatojima nakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0046, Japan
Portpia Hotel south tower 5F
tel 81-78-303-8777
fax 81-78-303-8859
email webmaster@KobeEastLionsClubJPN.org

ACTIVITIES

1967 Donated planting trees at KOBE ARBORETUM
1972 2000 trees planting at YAMATE-KANSEN road
1977 Donated CLOCK TOWER at Shin-Kobe Station
1982 Donated "MUKONO-IZUMI", at terminal of Shin-Kobe Station
1979-83 Donated JP Yen 5,000,000 in total for building women's school in Nepal
1987 Donated JP Yen 10,000,000 for Kobe Mentally Retarded Children Association
1992 Donated JP Yen 5,000,000 for the foundation of Hyogo Eye-Bank Association
1997 Volunteer work for elderly persons care
Others assist for Hyogo Guide Dog Association, Hyogo Handicapped Children Association etc

INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR & DISTRICT DIRECTORS
Mr. Dan Tadao 2001-2003 International Director
Mr. Yasuji Saitoh 1967-1968 302-W6 District Governor
Mr. Sansui Murotani 1975-1976 302W-C District Governor
Mr. Dan Tadao 1995-1996 335-A District Governor

SPONCERED CLUBS
KAKOGAWA LIONS CLUB August 1959
KOBE SANNOMIYA LIONS CLUB December 1960
KINOSAKI LIONS CLUB March 1962
YOKA LIONS CLUB March 1962
KOBE ROKKO LIONS CLUB October 1962
KOBE NADA LIONS CLUB February 1965
KOBE NOJIGIKU LIONS CLUB March 1996


OVERSEAS SISTER LIONS CLUB
FIRST HILL LIONS CLUB, Seattle
HOUZAN LIONS CLUB, Kaoshin, Taiwan

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