Making History: Charting a Future in Service

Monday, May 22, 2017
Kester Edwards receives his Melvin Jones Fellowship plaque from Chairperson Yamada

While his service footprint has been made throughout the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, his inspiration comes from the hills of Tobago, a small island nestled in the southern…

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Touchstone Story #27–Chicago Central Lions Club

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Business Circle of Chicago, formed in 1908, would never be the same after insurance agency owner Melvin Jones joined the modest-sized club in 1913. Jones had an…

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Touchstone Story #18–Campaign SightFirst

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

“There is always a sense of adventure in a new enterprise, and the Lions’ way of serving the blind is something new in the world.” In 1927, just…

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Touchstone Story #99–Trading

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Glittering squares of gold on a lapel, shaped like lions’ heads or in the outlines of states. These emblems are colorful reminders of past accomplishments, international conventions or…

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Lions and UN Women Partner for Gender Equality #WomensDay

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

At Lions Day with the United Nations on March 4, 2017, International President Chancellor Bob Corlew signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Madame Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary…

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