Lions Clubs International
Jun
3

Read the June LION Magazine

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In the June LION, find out why campers love the Louisiana Lions Camp so much, learn about some super service projects and meet the 2014 Peace Poster contest winner.

Also in this issue:

  • A son shares how being a Lion enriched his father’s life.
  • Lions around the world took part in the World Lunch Relay in April.
  • The LION’s managing editor ponders what it really means to be a Lion.
  • A Maryland club honors the author of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

In the Digital LION, watch a video about how a vision screening was a life-saver for a young girl, enjoy a club’s fun video celebrating its 50th anniversary and access several stories from the LION Vault about Lions’ super service decades ago.

Visit the LION Magazine page to contact editors, view past issues and listen to the audio version of the magazine.

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Jun
2

Video: Providing Access to Eye Care

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Too many people suffer from poor eye health simply because they do not have access to the proper care. The Montreal Chinese Lions Club has been working to make eye care more accessible to people in Quebec. The Lions help fund an eye clinic run by the McGill University Health Centre, which provides free eye exams on an annual basis to people in need. The clinic aims to help these people from slipping through the cracks of the province’s healthcare system.

Watch the video above to learn more about the clinic. How does your Lions club help people in your community receive the eye care they need?

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Lions Clubs International
May
30

Lions in the Headlines

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Check out how Lions around the world are making headlines by serving their communities.

  • TENNESSEE, USA: Fayetteville Lions Club free local man stranded by storm.
  • ENGLAND: The North Wolds and the Bridlington Lions Clubs organize a photo competition for young students.
  • NIGERIA: Satellite Central Lions Club renovates a school and continually reaches out to youth.
  • NEW ZEALAND: The Mangonui Lions Club presents a Lions Children of Courage award to a young girl who fought cancer.
  • FLORIDA, USA: The Bonita Lions Club provides vision care for people in need.

Has your Lions club been featured in the local news recently? Share your story!

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Lions Clubs International
May
29

Palmer’s Blog: A New Park in Taiwan

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Earlier this week, I visited Lions in Taipei, Taiwan. I attended the opening of a new park in the community, including the unveiling of a beautiful Lions plaque. Lions have planted 500 new trees in the park, and have worked hard to ensure the new park is a space for everyone to enjoy.

Environmental projects are some of my favorite Lions activities — it’s always great to get out in the fresh air with friends and family to help protect our planet.

Thanks to the Lions in District 300G2 for a wonderful stay!

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Lions Clubs International
May
28

Lions Care Project in Toronto

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The Lions International Convention is just around the corner! On July 4-8, Lions from around the world will come together in Toronto, Canada, to meet with friends, attend shows and seminars, and explore the beautiful city. And of course, because Lions are always helping others wherever they go, there will also be an opportunity to give back to the host city through the Lions Care project.

The Lions Care 2014 project will benefit the YWCA Toronto, which provides shelter for women and children. Convention attendees can donate toiletries, public transportation tokens and gift cards. There will be a designated area in the exhibit hall where Lions can make donations.

Are you going to the convention this year? Tell us what you’re most excited about!

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Videos

Palmer’s Blog: What’s Your Promise?

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Did you visit the “I Promise” board at the Lions International Convention in Hamburg this year? If so, then you got to see how Lions everywhere are making…

Lions and Special Olympics: Partners in Unity

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Through Opening Eyes, Lions help provide vision screenings and eyeglasses to Special Olympic athletes. At the Lions Clubs International Convention in Hamburg, Germany, LCIF announced a five-year expansion…

LQ: Young Entrepreneurs

Thursday, August 8, 2013

In the latest edition of Lions Quarterly (LQ), Lions in Ireland partnered with Intel to develop an ideation camp that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit in teenagers. The program…

Video: Lions Improving Literacy

Monday, August 5, 2013

Lions are committing at least 10 more years to the Reading Action Program (RAP), the literacy campaign that focuses on teaching children and adults worldwide how to read….