The April edition of Lions Quarterly is now available, and this issue’s Global Impact segment focuses on how Lions around the world are leading projects that make their community green. As this month kicks off the Protecting Our Environment Global Service Action Campaign, Lions everywhere are participating by planning environmental projects. A successful environmental project begins with the question, “What is the challenge in my community?”
Watch the video above to learn about Lions tree planting campaigns, recycling projects, water preservation initiatives and more. Visit the Lions News Network to watch the entire April LQ, and to download a copy to share at your next meeting or event!
What is your club doing this month to protect the environment?
Lions Worldwide Induction Day is on April 26, and is an opportunity for Lions everywhere to welcome new members, stimulate membership growth and increase public awareness. The more Lions clubs grow, the bigger an impact Lions can make in their communities and around the world.
A successful Worldwide Induction Day event often includes a strong membership campaign that focuses on recruiting on quality members. Below are recruitment techniques to keep in mind as you plan your event:
Other ways to get the word out about your club:
See the Lions Worldwide Induction Day Planning Guide for more tips, ideas and sample news releases.
How is your club celebrating Worldwide Induction Day?
In the April LION Magazine, learn how Lions in Botswana are mobilizing against measles, read about a special relationship between a blind golfer and his coach and get the lowdown on the entertainment lineup for the Toronto International Convention.
Also in this issue:
In the digital LION, find exclusive content such as videos highlighting International Convention entertainers Neil Sedaka, the Catapult shadow dance troupe and Dr. Oz.
Visit the LION Magazine page to contact editors, view past issues and listen to the audio version of the magazine.
Dear Lions Family,
Family and Friends Month is now underway! Clubs around the world are hosting special events throughout April to showcase their clubs. It’s a great time to show your family and friends how much they mean to you, and how much your Lions club means to the community.
It’s also a great opportunity to grow your club by showing people the difference you’re making every day. New members allow you to do even more, so ask your family and friends to join your club so they can feel the satisfaction of service and the fellowship that comes with being a Lion.
If you haven’t planned your Family and Friends Month event, do it today!
And be sure to join us on Facebook for the Lions World Lunch Relay. Starting at 6pm (CST) on Thursday, April 3rd, you can see photos and follow the Lunch Relay in “real time” as it travels around the world! Share your own photos of your club’s event on Facebook with the hashtag #LCIWorldLunch.
Join me in making Family and Friends Month a big success!
Barry J. Palmer
Your International President
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