Lions Clubs International
Oct
21

Webinar: Lions Leadership Resources

Author: Leave A Comment

The LCI Leadership Division has developed a webinar to help Lions take advantage of the wealth of resources on the LCI website.

Highlights include:

  • A tour of available materials and how online resources can assist club and district leaders and officers.
  • Focus on the Leadership Resource Center and its role in developing the skills and knowledge of Lions leaders.
  • A special message from International President Barry Palmer on what Lions expect from their leaders and how to become a strong Lions leader.

Visit the webinar page today to sign up for one of two sessions.

Read More

Lions Clubs International
Oct
18

Lions in the Headlines

Author: Leave A Comment

Check out how Lions around the world are making headlines by serving their communities.
  • HAWAII, USA: Mayor to join Lions club volunteers to patch uneven sidewalks in Waikiki.
  • CANADA: Lions help raise funds to give a local amputee a new lease on life.
  • KENYA: Lions Club of Mombasa Pwani organize “Mini Olympics” event for disabled children.
  • TEXAS, USA: Newly chartered Lions club committed to helping children in the community.
Has your Lions club been featured in the local news recently? Share your story!


Read More

Lions Clubs International
Oct
17

Diabetes Awareness in November

Author: Leave A Comment

November is Lions Diabetes Awareness Month! The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 371 million people worldwide live with diabetes, and that number is expected to grow to 552 million by 2030. In November, we encourage Lions everywhere to join the fight against diabetes — planning projects and events that help increase awareness of this deadly, debilitating disease and that educate community members on how to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.

Project ideas for Diabetes Awareness Month include:

  • Organize a Strides event, such as walking, running, cycling or dancing, that promotes healthy exercise.
  • Partner with a local healthcare provider to organize diabetes and vision screenings to the public.
  • Sponsor a child in need to attend a diabetes camp.
  • Participate in World Diabetes Day events on November 14.
  • Organize a healthy cooking demonstration.

What diabetes awareness activities is your Lions club planning for next month?

 

Read More

Lions Clubs International
Oct
16

Palmer’s Blog: World Sight Day Recap

Author: 4 Comments

Last week, I celebrated World Sight Day in Mossman, Australia. As this year’s Lions World Sight Day focused on community vision screenings, I joined Australia Lions in providing vision screenings and eye health education for children, students and adults. Vision screenings are an important first step to preventing and treating eye disease.

It always gives me great joy to see how Lions in Australia and around the world work hard to lead the fight against blindness — not just on World Sight Day, but every single day.

Lions Clubs International

Read More

Lions Clubs International
Oct
15

Just Ask Men AND Women to Join!

Author: Leave A Comment

Did you know that women are the fastest growing group of members in LCI? Women now represent 25% of Lions club members worldwide, and more women are looking for an opportunity to serve. According to a comprehensive study conducted by LCI, 58% of those who responded positively to the importance of service and their likelihood of volunteering were women.

As you invite new members to join your club, keep in mind that men and women make great members.  Women can bring fresh ideas, new skills, and more hands for service to your club. The Family Membership Program is great way to involve women and give families a special discount on international dues.

Women can play an important role in expanding your membership and meeting the growing service challenges in a world that needs Lions more than ever.

Read More

Videos

LQ: Learn about a School in Argentina for Disabled Students

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Too many children are without the proper health and education services they need to live out their dreams and goals. Lions are committed to providing services for children…

LQ: Learn How Lions Clubs Use Facebook

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Public relations efforts help ensure that our clubs aren’t a secret in our communities. Social media is a great way to get out the word about our clubs…

Lions Resource: Getting Started on Facebook

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Social networking is a great way to connect with your members, publicize your events and recruit new Lions and Leos. If your club is thinking about taking the…

LQ: Lions in Virginia Prepare Kids for School

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Every day, Lions work to improve the future for the next generation through protecting the environment, providing access to healthcare and making their communities better places to live….