Jan
16

Social Media Tip: Instagram Videos

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Are you on Instagram? Not only is the smart phone app a great way to post quick, fun images of your club’s activities, but now you can also post short videos (3 seconds minimum, 15 seconds maximum)! Post a video of your next Lions club event, and show us how Lions are serving in your community.

Click here for more information on how to take and share Instagram videos.

Check out more Lions videos below, and don’t forget to follow @lionsclubs on Instagram and tag your photos with hashtags #lionsclub and #lionseverywhere!

Gift giving project of District 301-A3 Philippines. #lionseverywhere
Meet Raphael Alexandre Manguba, a 2012-13 Peace Poster Merit Award Winner from the Philippines. #lionseverywhere
Lion Donald contribute his blood too! ;) Roar roar roar! ^.^ #lionseverywhere

 

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Lions Clubs International
Jan
15

Palmer’s Blog: Salsa in Columbia

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I’m very excited to be in Cali, Columbia this week for the FOLAC Forum! But before the FOLAC sessions begin, I was able to visit a poor area of Cali where Lions run a school for deaf students. They are looking to expand into secondary school next year. The students gave several amazing performances, including a salsa dance.

I even learned a few salsa steps myself in preparation of tonight’s show. I think I need more lessons, though — the students at the Lions school were far better, of course!

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Looking forward to another great forum, which will include workshops on global campaigns, recruitment of youth and the Reading Action Program.

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Lions Clubs International
Jan
15

2014-15 Peace Poster Kits On Sale Now

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The theme for the 2014-15 Lions International Peace Poster Contest is “Peace, Love and Understanding.” Sponsor a contest in your community through a local school or youth group, and encourage children to express their thoughts on peace through art. To sponsor a contest, order a kit through Club Supplies (use the search term “Peace Poster Kit”).

The kit includes the following items to help you plan your contest:

  • Official Club Contest Guide and Rules
  • Official School or Youth Group Contest Guide and Rules
  • Participant Flyer to duplicate and give to participating students to take home
  • Sticker to place on back of winning poster
  • Certificates for contest winner and school or youth group

Judging for the 2013-14 Peace Poster Contest takes place this month, so stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s winner!

Does your club sponsor a Peace Poster Contest?

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Lions Clubs International
Jan
14

Webinar: Angry Birds Leadership Lessons

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There is still time to register for the Leadership Lessons from the Angry Birds webinar on January 15 and January 24, 2014. The video game Angry Birds is a worldwide phenomenon. There is something about the game’s comical birds and mission of eliminating evil egg-stealing pigs that captures the imagination. While it may be a fun pastime for people, a closer look at the elements of the game reveal that fundamental leadership principles can be found within the game’s characters, missions and strategies.

The webinar includes ten leadership lessons from the Angry Birds such as “Make the Most of the Birds,” “The Importance of Leverage” and “There is More than one Way to Succeed.”  Best practices from established leadership experts are integrated and applied to our lives as Lions leaders.  Don’t miss this unique webinar!

Sign up today!

Learn more about this webinar and other upcoming webinars on the Leadership Webinars page.

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Lions Clubs International
Jan
13

Kicking Off LCIF Week

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This week marks Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) Week — an opportunity to recognize the foundation and how Lions and LCIF make a difference in people’s lives everywhere, every day.

Lions and LCIF have:

  • Prevented vision loss for more than 30 million people
  • Restored sight for more than 8 million people through cataract surgeries
  • Provided 150 million treatments for river blindness
  • Built or expanded over 600 eye clinics
  • Conducted over 17 million vision screenings through Sight for Kids
  • Contributed more than $100 million in disaster relief worldwide
  • Helped over 13 million students build positive live skills through Lions Quest
  • Impacted countless lives through $800 million in LCIF grants

And we can continue to do even more with the support of Lions and friends around the world. Celebrate LCIF Week by making a donation and making an impact! For more updates throughout the week, visit the LCIF Blog.

Donate to LCIF

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Videos

LQ: Lions Are Fighting Global Hunger

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Hunger kills more people than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Throughout the world, Lions are making a difference by feeding the hungry. Our clubs organize food drives, support…

Lions in Action: Conserving & Cleaning Water

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States, and it is plagued by pollutants. After a storm, the water that runs off house rooftops can…

Story of the Week: Lions in Maryland Help the Environment with Rain Barrels

Friday, December 16, 2011

Conserving water and preventing pollution from contaminating water sources are problems that many Lions clubs are addressing. In Bowie, Maryland, a rain barrel project is also raising community…

Story of the Week: Lions in Canada Host Kayaking Event to Support Dog Guides

Friday, December 9, 2011

Our clubs choose many causes to champion throughout the year. In Canada, the Gravenhurst Lions Club hosts fundraisers in support of the Dog Guides Program of Lions Foundation…