Jan
7

Get Ready for Family and Friends Month in April!

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Dear Lions Family,

No one is more important than family and friends, but many of the people we’re closest to don’t know about the important work we do as Lions. That’s why I’m encouraging Lions clubs around the world to invite family and friends to join them for a special Family and Friends Month event in April.

It’s a time to show your family and friends how much they mean to you, and how much your Lions club means to the community. And it’s a great opportunity to grow your club by showing people the difference you’re making every day.

Download the Family and Friends Month flyer and share it with your club, then start planning your event for April. Don’t wait…start making your plans today!

 

Barry J. Palmer

Your International President

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Lions Clubs International
Jan
6

Survey: District and Multiple District Conventions

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What Makes Your District and Multiple District Conventions Great?

Lions, have you have attended your district and/or multiple district convention? If so, please take a quick moment to answer the survey questions below so we can can get a better idea of the factors that contribute to a successful convention experience. Simply fill out the form and hit “Submit” at the bottom.

Thank you for your time!

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Jan
2

Convention Early Bird Registration

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There’s still time to take advantage of Early Bird registration fees for the 2014 Lions International Convention, to be held July 4 – 8 in Toronto. The Early Bird registration fee is US$110 through January 10, 2014. From January 11 through March 31, the regular registration fee is US$150. Register now and save!

Still trying to decide whether you should attend? Watch the video above to see what Lions are saying about convention, and what keeps them coming back year after year.

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2008 Lions Rose Parade Float
Jan
1

Palmer’s Blog: Matteo’s Dream

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Happy New Year!

Lions Clubs International is celebrating 2014 by showcasing what Lions do every day – make dreams come true in their community.

Since 1992, Lions in California have been decorating floats for the Annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif. This year the parade’s theme is Dreams Come True and Lions selected Matteo’s Dream, an inclusive playground built by Lions for children of all abilities, as the inspiration for their float design. Anne and I have the honor of riding the Lions float in this year’s Rose Parade.

Help us celebrate by sharing the wonderful story behind the float and be sure to tune into see the float live on television this morning.

Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s float.

Lions, thanks for sharing Matteo’s Dream, and for making dreams come true every day. Continue to follow your dream in 2014!

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Lions Clubs International
Dec
31

Webinar: Effective Club Meetings

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There is still time to register for one of Leadership Development’s most popular webinars, Effective Club Meetings, which returns on January 8.

Managing effective and efficient meetings is critical to club productivity and member satisfaction, and an indispensable pillar of good leadership. In this webinar, we will discuss the components of effective meeting management, including:

  • Meeting preparation
  • Managing discussions and decisions
  • Meeting evaluation
  • Post-meeting follow up

In addition we will review the available LCI meeting management training resources.  If you are invested in improving your club meetings, this webinar will provide you with the tools to do so, so don’t miss it!  Register today at the  LCI Webinar page, or click the link below.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
12:00 pm CST Chicago time

How would you like to improve your club meetings?

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