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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May
27

Video: Lions Donate Books to Library

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Since the Reading Action Program launched nearly two years ago, Lions around the world have embraced projects that help to improve global literacy rates. Something as simple as donating books to a local library can have a huge impact on the lives of children and adults. The video above features members of the Vieux Fort Lions Club, who recently worked with St. Lucians living in England to provide books to the Vieux Fort Library.

How has your Lions club addressed literacy concerns in your community?

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Videos

Video: Leo Flash Mob in France

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Flash mobs are a fun way to get the word out about your club. They draw the attention of passersby in a public space, especially when you gather…

Lions Donate Braille E-Reader to Student

Monday, May 27, 2013

Lions in Ohio recently donated a Braille e-reader to a visually-impaired student to help him with his studies. The e-reader allows him to read books, listen to books…

Rap Video: Lions in China Serve

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Lions in District 303, Hong Kong and Macao, China, created a fun rap video. The video sends out the message that no matter what your profession or social…

Facebook Tip: Post Videos

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Posting videos on your club’s Facebook page is a wonderful way to share your Lions club’s story and let your community know how you’re making an impact. Follow…