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Press Releases

Press Releases

At Lions Clubs International, We Serve. We have more volunteers in more places than any other service organization in the world. Read on for the latest Lions Clubs news releases about our association, our members and the community service we provide.

Press releases may be available in English only.

2016

  • April 18, 2016 - Catie Rizzo Appointed CFO and Treasurer of Lions Clubs International

2015

  • December 4, 2015 - LCI Named Presenting Sponsor of Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade
  • September 16, 2015 - Lions Clubs International Foundation Receives Humanitarian Grant from the Anthem Foundation
  • June 30, 2015 - Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada, Minokamo Japan Neurosurgeon, Elected Lions Clubs International President
  • June 1, 2015 - Background On 98th Lions Clubs International Convention In Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 26-30
  • June 1, 2015 - More Than 20,000 Lions Are Roaring Into Honolulu, HI, USA, June 26-30
  • May 14, 2015 - Local Volunteer Organization Protection Act Introduced to Protect Volunteer Groups
  • March 7, 2015 - Lions Clubs International Hosts 37th Annual Lions Day with the United Nations
  • March 7, 2015 - Ohio Student Awarded Grand Prize in Lions International Essay Contest
  • March 7, 2015 - Student from China Wins Grand Prize in Lions International Peace Poster Contest
  • January 14, 2015 - Kevin Cherep Appointed Chief of Global Development of Lions Clubs International

2014

  • October 9, 2014 - Lions Clubs International Celebrates Lions World Sight Day in Iceland by Donating Medical Equipment
  • October 8, 2014 - U.S. Lions Clubs Announce National Initiative to Screen Children’s Vision
  • October 6, 2014 - Lions Clubs International Foundation Expands Sight for Kids Partnership with Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Expansion to Kenya and Turkey Celebrated on World Sight Day
  • July 8, 2014 - Lions Clubs International Announces Global Initiative to Serve 100 Million People by 2017
  • July 8, 2014 - Joseph Preston Arizona Business Leader Elected Lions Clubs International President
  • June 1, 2014 - More than 20,000 Lions are Roaring into Toronto, Canada, July 4-8
  • June 1, 2014 - Background on 97th Lions Clubs International Convention in Toronto, Canada, July 4-8
  • April 1, 2014 - Scott Drumheller Appointed Executive Administrator of Lions Clubs International
  • February 25, 2014 - Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention to Recognize Excellence in Uruguay
  • March 12, 2014 - Lions Celebrate LCIF-GAVI Partnership at Capitol Hill Day Reception
  • February 18, 2014 - Student from India Wins Grand Prize in Lions International Peace Poster Contest

2013

  • November 11, 2013 - Lions Clubs International Donating $500,000 to Relief Efforts in Philippines
  • September 16, 2013 - Lions Clubs International to Mark Lions World Sight Day in Australia by Providing Vision Screenings
  • September 9, 2013 - Lions Clubs International and USAID Partner to Increase Literacy in Macedonia
  • July 8, 2013 - Lions Clubs International and Gavi Alliance Partner to Protect Children from Measles
  • June 1, 2013 - More than 20,000 Lions are Roaring into Hamburg, Germany July 5-9
  • June 1, 2013 - Background on 96th Lions Clubs International Convention in Hamburg Germany July 5-9
  • February 1, 2013 - Nebraska Student Awarded Grand Prize in Lions International Essay Contest

2012

  • October 22, 2012 - Lions Commemorative Coin Bill Signed Into Law
  • October 10, 2012 - Lions Clubs International Awarded by Council of the Schools for the Blind
  • October 1, 2012 - White House Recognizes Lions Club Members as Champions of Change
  • September 25, 2012 - Lions Coin Bill Passes in United States Congress
  • July 13, 2012 - Lions Clubs International Records Fifth Straight Year of Membership Increase
  • June 26, 2012 – Wayne A. Madden, Indiana Business Leader, Elected Lions Clubs International President
  • June 26, 2012 - USAID and Lions Clubs International Announce Partnership Promoting Literacy Around the World
  • June 1, 2012 – More Than 50,000 Lions To Roar Into Busan, Korea June 22-26
  • June 1, 2012 – Background on 95th Lions Clubs International Convention in Busan, Korea June 22-26
  • February 23, 2012 – Indiana Girl Awarded Grand Prize in Lions International Essay Contest
  • February 10, 2012 – Filipino Girl, 13, Wins Grand Prize in Lions International Peace Poster Contest
  • January 18, 2012 – Lions Clubs Strengthen Philanthropy Locally and Globally, New Study Finds
  • January 4, 2012 – Lions Clubs International Signs New Agreement with WHO to Hasten Fight Against Blindness

2011

  • October 19, 2011 – 1.5 Million Trees to Be Planted in Kenya by Aga Khan Development Network and Lions Clubs International
  • September 22, 2011 – Lions Clubs International Uses Off-Beat Humor to Reach Next Generation of Members
  • September 2, 2011 — Pediatric Cataract Initiative Seeking Grant Applicants
  • July 31, 2011 – Lions Clubs International Records Fourth Straight Year of Membership Increase
  • July 8, 2011 – Hong Kong Business Leader Elected President; First From China
  • June 1, 2011 – 15,000 Lions to Roar Into Seattle, Washington, USA July 4-8
  • June 1, 2011 – Background on 94th Lions Clubs International Convention in Seattle, Washington, USA July 4-8
  • March 14, 2011 – 11-Year-Old Boy from India Awarded Peace Poster Grand Prize at United Nations
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