The Relieving the Hunger Global Service Action Campaign is still going strong, and we’re sharing stories of how Lions everywhere are feeding their hungry neighbors. The video above is a Lions Quarterly segment that features Lion Gwen from California. She used to be homeless, but she was able to pick herself up and now feeds the homeless in her community. Gwen serves soup to homeless people every week, and as the weather grows colder, other Lions join her to provide gloves and socks to those in need.
Check out the video to learn more about Gwen’s soup kitchen and the Warm Hands and Feet project.
How is your club participating in Relieving the Hunger this month?
There is still one week left to register for the 36th Annual Lions Day with the United Nations (LDUN) to be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014, in New York City. The registration deadline is January 15.
Invited speakers include Lions International President Barry Palmer; Adil Najam, 2007 Nobel Peace Prize recipient shared with Al Gore; and Lion William Mou, Chairman of Lost Boys Rebuilding Southern Sudan. The event will emphasize Lions’ collaboration with the United Nations in fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals. Attendees can also enjoy a special UN Luncheon (pre-registration required) and a tour of the historic UN building (pre-registration required, limited capacity).
You may use the LCI Online Registration System by clicking on the button below. We hope to see you there!
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
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!
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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