Lions Clubs International
Oct
22

Extend Your Membership Month!

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The October Membership Growth Month may be ending soon, but inviting new members is a year-round process. New members help ensure continued growth and success, and they increase your club’s ability to provide valuable service to your community.

It’s the responsibility of all Lions to invite new members, but your club membership chairperson can play an important role in your ongoing membership efforts. Your membership chairperson can help your club effectively recruit new members and increase the membership satisfaction of all members, whether new or seasoned.

Make sure your chairperson has a copy of the new Club Membership Chairperson Guide so your club can make every month a membership month!

 

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Lions Clubs International
Oct
21

Webinar: Lions Leadership Resources

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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.

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Lions Clubs International
Oct
18

Lions in the Headlines

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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!


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Lions Clubs International
Oct
17

Diabetes Awareness in November

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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?

 

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Lions Clubs International
Oct
16

Palmer’s Blog: World Sight Day Recap

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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.

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