A Campus Lions club is a great way to get young people involved in community service projects, help students develop valuable leadership and networking skills, and better serve both the campus and larger community as a whole.
Watch the video above to see how students of the University of Texas at Austin Lions Club have fun while serving their community.
Does your local college or university have a Campus Lions club?
Each quarter, Lions Clubs International publishes the Lions Quarterly (LQ) video magazine, which features Lions serving in extraordinary ways. The LQ crew travels everywhere, from India to Hawaii, Australia to Montana, in order to share these Lions clubs projects with you.
Their most recent filming was in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, where Lions across the state were participating in a “Stuff the Bus” event in preparation for the upcoming school year. Community members donated school supplies, including markers, notebooks, binders and backpacks, to help students get excited for school and ensure they have the right tools for a successful year.
Watch the video above to see how local media covered the event (see the full story here), and for a sneak peek of what’s to come in LQ.
Earlier this month, I had my first official visit to Lions Clubs International headquarters in Oak Brook, Illinois. I was thrilled with the chance to meet the staff members that help Lions clubs around the world serve their communities.
While at headquarters, I attended the New Director’s Orientation and met with the 2013-2015 First Year International Directors and 2013-2014 Board Appointees. They also got the opportunity to tour the great city of Chicago while in town.
Thanks for a great stay, Lions and LCI staff! I’m currently in Toronto, Canada — the site of our next Lions International Convention. It’ll be here before we know it!
The more your community knows about your club’s local volunteer opportunities, activities and achievements, the more of an impact you can make on people’s lives. Increase awareness and recruit new members by submitting press releases to your local newspapers.
Not sure how to write a press release that will garner the attention your club deserves? Lions Clubs International provides sample news releases on the LCI website. Formatted in Microsoft Word documents and easy to download, you can localize each release by simply including your club information.
Our sample releases make announcements such as:
Find the releases and further instructions on the Sample News Releases page.
Has your Lions club been featured in the local newspaper lately? Share your story!
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