2013 Online Convention

Hamburg, Germany, July 5-9, 2013

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(City) Resident Attends Lions Clubs International Convention in Hamburg, Germany

(City, date) – (Attendee's name) of (city), a member of (name) Lions Club, recently attended the 96th Lions Clubs International Convention in Hamburg, Germany. (Last name) was one of more than 20,000 Lions who participated in the meeting that drew representatives from more than 120 countries and geographic areas around the world.

According to (last name), “(Add sentence or two about your experience at the convention).”

Convention highlights included a spectacular Parade of Nations featuring 10,000 Lions from around the world, many in native dress, who marched along with floats and marching bands. Attendees also heard a keynote speech from former U.S. First Lady Laura Bush.

Convention delegates attended workshops, learned about important issues facing communities globally, elected international officers, voted on constitutional amendments and helped set the future direction for Lions Clubs International.

(Add biographical information about attendee). “It was exciting to meet so many people from countries all over the world. I am looking forward to future conventions so I can reconnect with my new international friends,” said (last name).

Locally, Lions club members make an impact in the community through service, such as (list projects). Proceeds from past fund-raising events have been used to (list scholarships and/or other causes to which the club has contributed). The club is currently (list current and upcoming projects).

The (name) Lions Club has (#) members and meets on (day of week/month) at (time) at (location). Lions clubs are groups of men and women that identify needs within their communities and work together to fulfill those needs. For more information or to get involved with the (name) Lions Club, please contact (name) at (phone number/add Web site address if appropriate).

Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Our 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs are serving communities in 207 countries and geographical areas around the globe. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired, championed youth initiatives and strengthened local communities through hands-on service and humanitarian projects.  For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit lionsclubs.org.

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