Not only is April Family and Friends Month, but it also kicks off the Protecting Our Environment Global Service Action Campaign. An environmental project is a perfect opportunity for your club to invite family and friends to join in the service and show them how Lions are truly making an impact in the community.
Consider planning one of these following family-friendly projects that helps protect the environment:
How is your club participating in Family and Friends Month?
Lions Clubs International observes International Women’s Day, a time to call for the end of violence and trafficking against women and girls, and for the promotion of education, development and opportunity. We are also pleased to report the continuing growth of women at Lions, increasing to 33% of all new members this year, up from 31% last fiscal year. Now nearly 26% of all members overall, and growing.
Lions, take the opportunity to focus your service on women and young girls in your community this month:
Make every day International Women’s Day! Think globally, act locally and make a difference.
March is Eye Donor Awareness Month — an opportunity to recognize eye donors and their families, celebrate corneal recipients, and raise awareness about the importance of eye donations for corneal transplants and research. Today’s video from the Lions Quarterly archives features the Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin, one of the many Lions Eye Banks worldwide that recovers, evaluates, stores and distributes human eye tissue for vision restoration, research and education.
Watch the video to learn how Lions’ work with eye banks helps change people’s lives. Learn more about Lions Eye Banks on the LCI website.
Does your Lions club help support a local eye bank?
Dear Lions Family,
Are you looking for a great way to celebrate Family and Friend Month in April? Then register your club for the Lions World Lunch Relay on April 4th!
It’s a 24-hour international event that brings Lions around the world together with their families and friends. It’s a special day of food, fellowship and fun. And it’s the perfect opportunity to showcase your club to potential new members.
Once you’ve registered your club, be sure to participate in our special Lunch Relay contests that reward clubs for making their lunch a membership or service moment.
April 4th is just around the corner, so don’t wait…register your club today!
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