Lions Clubs International
Jul
28

Webinar: Go for the GOAL!

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Club officers, club board members and all Lions—strengthen your club with GOALGrowth, Orientation, Activity, and Leadership.  Don’t miss this interactive presentation that discusses club Growth as a membership growth plan; Orientation as mentoring and involving new Lions; Activity as service, giving and adaptability, and Leadership as a leadership development plan.

Learn how GOAL can take your club to the next level as encouraged by International President Joe Preston in his theme of Strengthen the Pride.

Register today for one of the time slots below!

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Jul
25

What I Enjoy about Being a Lion…

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At this year’s International Convention in Toronto, we asked Lions to answer a simple question: What do you enjoy about being a Lion? The response was huge, as Lions happily shared their feelings of being a Lion — whether they enjoyed the friendships formed through their club, or they loved volunteering their time to help others in need.

Watch the video above to hear from fellow Lions, and tell us in the comments below what YOU enjoy about being a Lion!

You can also view more convention videobooth videos on the #LCICon YouTube channel.

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Lions Clubs International
Jul
23

Read the July/August LION Magazine

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In the July/August LION, get to know our new international president, Joe Preston, and learn about how he wants to “Strengthen the Pride.”

Also in this issue:

Exclusively in the Digital LION, watch videos about President Preston and this year’s theme, see an excerpt from a documentary about an exceptional war hero Lion and find out about a Lion dedicated to selling mints.

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

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Lions Clubs International and ViridiSTOR
Jul
21

Lions Go Paperless at Convention

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At this year’s convention in Toronto, Lions Clubs International worked with ViridiSTOR LLC to deliver the entire convention digitally on a USB. Over 16,000 delegates representing the 1.36 million members from over 200 countries worldwide attended the annual convention. When you think of all the paper needed to provide each attendee with convention materials, it’s clear that the USB was truly an environmentally-friendly approach to this year’s convention.

“It was only a matter of time before we would make the Lions’ annual convention not only digital, but one of the largest quantifiably sustainable events in the world,” said Terry Mullin, CEO of ViridiSTOR.

“Lions Clubs International has many initiatives around the world involving sustainability and improving the environment,” stated International President Joe Preston. “Considering the tremendous amount of information that the USB potentially holds, by going paperless we avoid the printing, shipping and waste of paper. That, in turn, is better for the environment. It’s a win, win situation.”

The USB included everything from key information on the 11 divisions at LCI, seminar materials, handouts, training and initiative information and a variety of videos. Attendees were able to carry everything they needed for convention in their pocket, without worrying about a handful of papers!

Has your club considered going paperless? Here are a few easy ways to get started:

 

 

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Jul
17

Ask One!

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Each new Lion brings fresh ideas, passion and a hands-on attitude to clubs — helping to improve service and make a greater impact in the community. There are 1.35 million Lions worldwide. Imagine the difference we could make around the world if every Lion asked one person to join his or her club!

All it takes is just one person. Download our Just Ask! Member Recruiting Guide to help you get started, or visit our Invite Members page for tips on who to invite and how to welcome new members into your club.

 

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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….

Palmer’s Blog: Visiting Children in Penang

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

During my recent trip to Penang, Malaysia, I was very excited to meet the children and Lions of the Lions REACh (Resource and Education for Autistic Children) Center….