The Year-Round Growth Program (pdf) recognizes Lions and their respective club for member invitation successes during a given fiscal year.
Each Lion who sponsors a new member is eligible to receive a certificate of sponsorship from the international president. Both the sponsorship certificate and new member certificate are included in the New Member Kit, which may ordered free of charge through the Club Supplies Department.
Additionally, Lions who sponsor three (3) or more members during a given fiscal year will receive the Year-Round Growth Membership Excellence Lapel Pin.
Clubs that bring in the number of members in their category, as specified below, during a given fiscal year receive a Year-Round Growth Membership Excellence Banner Patch. The club categories, and number of new members necessary to receive the patch for the category, are as follows:
Additionally, the top three clubs (one from each of the three size categories above) from each constitutional area with the greatest number of new members and positive net growth during the fiscal year will receive a Lions Clubs International Flag Set.
Consider utilizing a calendar to guide or focus your invitation efforts. Give each month a different membership demographic, enabling your club to concentrate on the wide range of potential members available in your community. Consider the following sample calendar:
For more information, contact the Membership and New Club Programs Department.
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