In our March issue, you’ll find out about the winner of our 2011 Peace Poster Contest, the new Light Keeper Awards, International Convention tour packages and more. Read on for the latest Lions Clubs International news and information.
We’re pleased to announce that Raj Phairembam, an 11-year-old boy from Moirang, Manipur, India, created this year's grand prize winning poster in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. Judges chose his poster for its artistic merit and portrayal of the theme, "Vision of Peace." During this year’s international level of judging at the Loyola University Museum of Art in Chicago, many judges expressed how honored they were to take on this task – and how difficult it was to narrow down the posters from so many wonderful images. Read blog.
Two new awards are available to recognize district governors for high club involvement in service campaigns and growth due to service. The Silver Level: Harbor Light Master Award will recognize districts where 50 percent of clubs participate in two of the four Global Service Action Campaigns. The Gold Level: Light Keeper Master Award will recognize districts that meet the requirements for the Harbor Light Master Award, and also exceed membership growth of two percent or more from July 1, 2010 through April 30, 2011. Learn more.
E-Z Travel, Clipper Vacations and Pleasant Holidays are offering Lions members a wide variety of pre- and post-convention tour packages at discounted rates to compliment your convention stay. Destinations include Alaska, Las Vegas, Vancouver, Victoria, the Canadian Rockies and more! Book early to lock-in the best package price. Lions can also choose from a wide variety of local Seattle tours with SH Worldwide. View tour descriptions.
Lions Worldwide Induction Day will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2011. This day is dedicated to celebrating new members and recognizing their commitment. Download the Lions Worldwide Induction Day Planning Guide and the induction day commemorative certificates for new members, signed by the international president. To place an order, use the Lions Worldwide Induction Day Enrollment and Certificate Order Form.
Now there’s an easier way to identify dues discounts and the gender of members. The new Summary of Membership Types and Gender by Club Report gives you access to information on Student, Leo Lion and young adult membership information for your club and district. To view this new report, click Summary of Membership on the Reports List.