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Strides: Lions for Diabetes Awareness

What is Strides: Lions for Diabetes Awareness?

A Strides event is a highly visible, family-friendly activity that combines fun with service. It is an effective way for you to:

Strides promotes diabetes awareness and the importance of healthy exercise for people with diabetes or those at risk for the disease. Strides events can include:

How to Organize a Strides Event

How to Publicize a Strides Event

Access the Lions Public Relations Guide and Strides press release for tips on promoting your event. You can download the Strides logo to create community announcements, a Strides banner, tee shirts, caps, etc.

Strides Resources

All publications, and the Strides lapel pin, can be ordered for a nominal charge. Publications can be downloaded for local printing, too.

Download or order the Strides Information Packet (US$5) to help plan a successful Strides event. Kit contents include:

Club Guide (iad184) - watch for updated version coming soon!
Strides Fact Sheet (iad471)
Diabetes Program Brochure (iad472)
Top 10 Tips for Organizing a Strides Event (iad478)
Community Poster (iad477a)
Sample Press Release (iad485)
Sample Local Government Proclamation (iad483)
Sample Waiver (iad481)
Sample Registration Form (iad482)
Suggested Event Day Time Line (iad197) - watch for updated version coming soon!
Certificate of Participation (iad474)
Materials Order Form (iad488)

Strides Pins

Remember to order a quantity of the Strides lapel pins to recognize Lions and community members who participate in a Strides event. They are available for US$1.00 each.

For more information about the Strides Program, contact the Health and Children’s Services Department at programs@lionsclubs.org.

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