When I’m not attending Lions events and projects, I often have time to tour the beautiful cities around the world that I have the privilege of traveling to. Last week, I was in Hiroshima, the site of the atomic bombing during World War II. I had the pleasure of meeting the mayor of Hiroshima, pictured above, who is responsible for the Mayors for Peace Program.
Below are a few more images from my trip: the stunning view from our hotel room; the dome building at the Peace Park, which was one of the few building to remain standing after the bomb; and a school that was built by Australian troops two years after the war.
I’m currently back in Australia. Next stop: the ISAAME Forum in Kathmandu, Nepal!
A Lion from a small town asked the following question on Facebook:
We are a small town and we have only 14 active members. What are some ideas for increasing membership?
Here is how Lions responded:
Lions International Peace Poster Contest judging at the club and district levels has begun! Don’t forget the following deadlines:
Before submitting entries advancing to the next round of judging, take a photo and promote your local winning poster via:
Is your club participating in the Peace Poster Contest this year?
The above video is a segment from the October Lions Quarterly (LQ) video magazine. Lions in India partnered with ASA International to provide microfinance loans to women whose families are in need. The goal is to help these women start their own businesses, so they can lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Learn how the program is impacting lives and helping women in India follow their dreams.
How does your Lions club help poverty-stricken families in the community?
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