In our January issue, you’ll learn about the 2013-2014 Peace Poster theme, the Environmental Photo Contest, 2013 eye health programs and more.
It’s a new year and time for a new Peace Poster Contest theme. The theme for the 2013-2014 contest is "Our World, Our Future." Work with your club to sponsor the contest in local schools or youth groups to help make this world a more peaceful place. Contest kits will go on sale on January 15 from Club Supplies. Learn more about the contest, including how to order a kit. Also, learn about the Lions International Essay Contest for students who are visually impaired.
In the newest Lions Quarterly (LQ), Lions respond to help residents on the east coast of the United States recover from devastating Superstorm Sandy, the White House recognizes Lions as Champions of Change, and Lions from Hawaii protect their landscapes and citizens. Also, preview Hamburg – host of Lions 96th International Convention, and discover how Lions and LCIF are impacting sight in Madagascar. Share LQ with your club members, project partners and community members. The video is available on Lions News Network (LNN), YouTube and iTunes.
There are many sights to see at the next international convention in Hamburg, Germany. Capture the local flavor with a specialized harbor tour. Visit the historic fishing village of Blankenese. Discover your family history at the BallinStadt Emigration Museum. Take a Magical History Tour and retrace the steps of the Fab Four. The hardest decision will be deciding what to do each day! All tours are escorted by an expert guide and offered at special discounted rates for Lions and their families. Start planning today by visiting our Local Tours page. Find out more about the International Convention, Registration, Airline Discounts and Pre or Post Convention Tours.
Are you looking for materials for your next health fair, vision screening or eye health awareness event? The Lions Eye Health Program (LEHP) includes professionally authored materials for you to use. We partnered with the National Eye Institute/National Eye Health Education Program (NEI/NEHEP), and as a result, we offer three outstanding programs for you to use. Choose from: Making Vision a Health Priority; Age-Related Eye Diseases and Conditions; and Low Vision. Each program includes a how-to sheet, PowerPoint, speaker’s guide, handouts and more. Start today to plan your next community eye health event!
The Environmental Photo Contest (EPC) offers a chance for Lions across the globe to share their commitment to protecting, preserving and improving the environment by capturing the earth’s natural beauty through photography. All multiple districts are encouraged to submit one photograph for the international contest, which will be held during the 2013 International Convention in Hamburg. January 15, 2013 is the suggested deadline for districts to submit one photo to the multiple district. Visit the Environmental Photo Contest web page to find out how to enter and to purchase a 2013 calendar.