Important Notice

Due to the current Covid-19 virus outbreak, and in accordance with Maryland and Federal guidelines and restrictions, the Terra Rubra Lions are temporarily suspending all indoor activities until further notice. Events may be cancelled or rescheduled. Please check back here or visit our Facebook Page for the latest updates. We regret the disruption, and we hope that all of our friends, neighbors and supporters stay safe and well.

IntroducingThe Terra Rubra Lions

Terra Rubra means "red earth" in Latin, and refers to the distinctive red soil in northwest Carroll County, Maryland. It's also the name of the estate in nearby Keysville where Francis Scott Key, author of The Star-Spangled Banner, was born in 1779.

The Terra Rubra Lions are a group of your neighbors who have come together to serve our community. Our club was chartered in 1966, and since then we've been offering a wide range of services to Carroll County, including college scholarships, vision assistance, loans of convalescent equipment, youth athletic programs, and much more.

We are proud to serve the rural Carroll and Frederick County communities of Keysville, Keymar, Bruceville, Rocky Ridge, Detour, Ladiesburg, and Middleburg.

The motto of Lions Clubs International is We Serve. At Terra Rubra, service to our neighbors goes hand-in-hand with having a great time!

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Car & Tractor Show

We're excited to announce the first event at our Middleburg Activities Building in over a year! Do you have a rockin' ride, and want to strut its stuff? Do you appreciate a sweet piece of machinery, dressed up and ready to roll? Then come out to Terra Rubra's Annual Car & Tractor Show on June 12th at our Middleburg Activities Building! We'll also have an all-you-can-eat breakfast and a drive-through Pit-beef / Pit-ham lunch. Get all the details HERE.

What's New ...

What's New

Our 2020 Events Calendar is ready, and it's going to be another fun-packed year with the familiar events you've come to expect from Terra Rubra: our Shrimp, Bull & Oyster Roasts, the ever-popular Big 1500 Dinner & Cash Club, along with lots of other fun stuff like our Daytona 500 Party, Bingo, a Sportsman's Raffle, our annual Golf Tournament, and of course FIVE Crab Feeds! Save the dates!


You'll probably notice that the ticket prices for some of our events have gone up a little since last year. Unfortunately, costs for everything from the food we serve to the electricity that keeps our lights on are going up, and to make sure that we can continue to meet our commitment to serve our neighbors in need, we've had to respond with some modest changes in what we charge for tickets to some (but not all) of our fund-raising events. Thanks for your understanding, and we hope you will continue to support the Terra Rubra Lions as you always have.

Our Mission

The Terra Rubra Lions are committed to serving our neighbors in need without regard to race, age, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, or religious creed. We follow the Lions Clubs International Code of Ethics, and we seek to improve the lives of all of those whom we touch.

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