Lions Clubs International
Mar
11

Why MyLCI?

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There’s no question that the best parts of being a Lion include serving the community, making an impact in people’s lives and making new friends (just to name a few). But when you’re a club or district officer, being a Lion also means behind-the-scenes administrative work that isn’t always fun, but is necessary for keeping track of members, improving service activities and running clubs smoothly.

That’s where MyLCI comes in. MyLCI is an online system that makes it easy to submit reports. If you’re a club officer or district officer, you can use MyLCI to help you complete various tasks:

Club officers can use MyLCI to…

  • Maintain member names, addresses and phone numbers
  • View and pay LCI Statements
  • Track your club’s service activity
  • Create club rosters and member mailing lists
  • Report your Monthly Membership

District officers can use MyLCI to…

  • View current membership for clubs in your district
  • View reports like the Monthly Membership Reporting History and the Missing Club Officers Report
  • Prepare for club visits
  • View service activity for clubs in your district

Visit the MyLCI web page to learn more about the benefits of MyLCI, how to get started and other Frequently Asked Questions.

Or, go straight to MyLCI and register now!

Do you use MyLCI? What’s your favorite feature?

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Lions Clubs International
Mar
10

Plan a Family & Friends Environment Project

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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:

  • Plant trees, flowers or grass at a local park.
  • Organize a beach or river bank clean-up project.
  • Host a recycled trash fashion show.
  • Remove debris and trash from the community’s nature trails, walking/bike paths and/or roadsides.
  • Sponsor a nature camp to teach youth and parents about environmental preservation.
  • Clean up a park or playground.
  • Remove graffiti from public buildings, bridges or fences.
  • Participate in the Lions World Lunch Relay on April 4 by planning your service project at a local park in the morning and having a picnic afterward!

How is your club participating in Family and Friends Month?

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Lions Clubs International
Mar
8

Today Is International Women’s Day!

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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:

  • Organize a Reading Action Program activity that encourages mothers to read to their children.
  • Volunteer at or help support a local women and children’s shelter by donating clothes, toys and books.
  • Invite women to join your Lions club, and plan family-friendly service projects that encourages them to get their kids involved, too.
  • For Family and Friends Month in April, consider screening “Girl Rising,” a groundbreaking film that tells the extraordinary stories of nine young girls around the world, and focuses on the power of education to change the world.

Make every day International Women’s Day! Think globally, act locally and make a difference.

 

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Lions Clubs International
Mar
7

Lions in the Headlines

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Check out how Lions around the world are making headlines by serving their communities.
  • MALAYSIA: Lions Club of Bayan Baru donate new ambulance to help save lives.
  • IRELAND: Naas Lions Club gets ready to rumble in the ring to support Childline, a free counseling service for children and young people.
  • AUSTRALIA: Ulladulla-Milton Lions Club organize a Clean Up Australia Day event.
  • CANADA: The Sidney Lions Club works to raise money for new playground equipment.
  • FLORIDA, USA: Canoe expedition makes pit stop at Lions Club in Miami Springs
Has your Lions club been featured in the local news recently? Share your story!

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Mar
6

Video: Giving the Gift of Sight

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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?

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