In our July issue, you’ll learn how to plan a project that helps the environment, find out about our new International President and more. Read on for the latest Lions Clubs International news and information.
In one Wisconsin town, the only riverfront park needed some help. The foliage was overgrown and the garden beds needed tending. The Janesville Noon Lions Club saw the need, and banded together with Leos and their families to make their community a better place. Learn how Lions made this project happen. And get “Tips and Tools” you can use to do a project like this in your community.
During our 2010 International Convention, Lions elected Sid L. Scruggs as our 2010-2011 International President. Sid is a Lion from Vass, North Carolina, USA. He is also a retired military and commercial airline pilot and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. President Scruggs’ International Theme, A Beacon of Hope, will make service to others the focal point of his presidency.
Early exposure to volunteering cultivates a lifelong dedication to helping those in need. That’s why we offer the Lions Family Cub Program to enable your family to get involved in your club. Several program resources are available, including an activity guide you can use to integrate children under age 12 into your club. A Cub Brochure to promote the Program to other members. And distinctive Cub Patches featuring a paw for each Cub level. Visit our Family Membership page for more information.
When veterans return home from months or years in combat, many struggle to reconnect with their families. Lions are working to change that by partnering with the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs to provide an innovative program. Read our blog to get a behind the scenes look at Project New Hope in Minnesota. And see how Lions are helping veterans readjust to life at home.
If you’ve ever wanted to access our Web site on your mobile phone, here’s great news! We’re making plans to create a new version of the Lions Clubs International Web site that will work on mobile phones – and we need your input. To help ensure that our new mobile Web site will work on your mobile phone, take the Lions Clubs International Mobile Web Site survey now.