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This Year’s Presidential Awards

 

 

July 1, 2022 – August 31, 2022

Fast Start Charter Challenge

Starting the year strong is critical to the success of your district. Here’s your chance to stand out and be recognized for chartering new clubs in your district.

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July 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022
January 1, 2023 – June 30, 2023

Club Retention

Great service begins with healthy clubs. Here’s your opportunity to be recognized for keeping your club secure, strong and focused on growing service.

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July 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023

Lion and Leo Collaboration

Inspire the leaders of tomorrow by serving with them today. Here’s your chance to be recognized for engaging and encouraging the next generation of Lions.

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July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

Excellent Zones

When we move forward together, excellence follows. Here’s your opportunity to be recognized for growing membership across your district.

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May 1, 2023 – June 20, 2023

Strong Finish Charter Challenge

Finishing strong is essential to the success of every team. Here’s your opportunity to be recognized for pushing through to the finish line.

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July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

Jesse Robinson Membership Growth Cup

We honor our history by building a better future. Become forever memorialized for your exceptional contributions to strengthening our membership.

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This Year’s Awards Criteria

 

We always accomplish more when we work together. And this year’s awards are designed to recognize the unique strengths and talents of each district team in every constitutional area.

Please keep in mind that each Lion is only eligible to receive one President’s Award or one President’s Leadership Award in a Lions year. If a recipient is not eligible for their award, they may nominate another Lion who significantly contributed to the achievement.

July 1, 2022 – August 31, 2022

Fast Start Charter Challenge

We’re proud to recognize and award Lions who are dedicated to starting the year strong by chartering new clubs. Please review the following criteria to see how you can qualify.

Qualifying Criteria

  • District governors and immediate past district governors of the top five districts in each constitutional area with the most newly chartered clubs will qualify to earn a special presidential plaque.
  • Club organizers of all new clubs formed will receive a Presidential Certificate of Appreciation.

Tools for Success

Start a New Club

July 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022
January 1, 2023 – June 30, 2023

Club Retention

We’re proud to recognize and award Lions who focus on club health. Please review the following criteria to see how you can qualify for one of these awards.

Qualifying Criteria

  • District governors of the top five districts in each constitutional area with the lowest percentage of dropped clubs at the end of each award term will qualify to earn the opportunity to honor a Lion of their choice with a President’s Leadership Award.
  • Districts with improved club retention at the end of each period will qualify to earn a Presidential Certificate of Appreciation.
     

Tools for Success

Club Health Assessment

July 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023

Lion and Leo Collaboration

We’re proud to recognize and award Lions who focus on providing experience and opportunities for leadership development to our youngest members. Please review the following criteria to see how you can qualify for one of these awards. 

Qualifying Criteria

  • District governors must appoint a Leo/Leo-Lion cabinet advisor by September 30, 2022 to be eligible.
  • District governors of the top five districts in each constitutional area with the largest number of Leo clubs receiving the Serving Together award will qualify to earn a President’s Award.
  • Leo/Leo-Lion cabinet advisor of qualifying districts will earn a President’s Leadership Award.

Tools for Success

Leo/Leo-Lion cabinet advisor
Serving Together award

July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

Excellent Zones

We’re proud to recognize and award Lions committed to strong teamwork and a unified strategy for strengthening membership. Please review the following criteria to see how you can qualify.

Qualifying Criteria

  • District governors of the top five districts in each constitutional area with the highest percentage of zones reporting positive membership growth will qualify to earn a President’s Award.
  • Zone chairs of qualifying districts will earn a Presidential Certificate of Appreciation.

Tools for Success

Club Membership Chairperson
Start a New Club

May 1, 2023 – June 20, 2023

Strong Finish Charter Challenge

We’re proud to recognize and award Lions who continue their commitment to chartering new clubs in the final months of their term. Please review the following criteria to see how you can qualify.

Qualifying Criteria

  • District governors of the top five districts in each constitutional area with the most newly chartered clubs will qualify to earn a President’s Award.
  • First vice district governors of qualifying districts will earn a President’s Leadership Award.

Tools for Success

Start a New Club

July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023

Jesse Robinson Membership Growth Cup

We’re proud to commemorate the outstanding teamwork of district leaders and recognize their exceptional achievement in membership growth. Please review the following criteria to see how you can qualify.

Qualifying Criteria

  • The top district team with the largest membership growth in each constitutional area will qualify to be memorialized on the inaugural Jesse Robinson Membership Growth Cup.
  • Each member of the district team (district governor, immediate past district governor, first vice district governor, second vice district governor) will have their names engraved on the award and will receive a replica cup.