Volunteering Looks Good on You

It’s been a while since we all got together. And judging from the enthusiasm at the 104th International Convention in Montreal, boy did we miss it. While the COVID-19 pandemic changed how Lions do service, it hasn’t changed how much we enjoy doing it. The bright smiles, big hugs, and displays of club pride showed […]

Lost, But Never Forgotten

In late 2021 Lion David Lynn took his 96-year-old stepfather to visit the west coast site for the United States’ World War II Submarine Memorial. Located at Naval Weapons Station in Seal Beach, the memorial pays tribute to the more than 3,000 submarine soldiers who lost their lives during World War II. Lynn’s stepfather is […]

Spooktacular Party is a Frightening Good Time

Whether you’re a fan of all things frightening or prefer things on the sweeter side, Halloween can be a time to take a break from your everyday routine and pretend to be someone—or something—totally new. But too many kids sugared up on chocolate bars and skittles roaming dark streets can pose a potential safety concern […]

A New Frontier

That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for vision. In early February, 2022, a team of researchers successfully implanted a first-of-its-kind artificial vision system into the brain of a blind volunteer. The Intracortical Visual Prosthesis (ICVP) bypasses the retina and optic nerves and connects directly with the visual cortex, creating the potential for […]

The Task of Lions

“Pain. We feel pain. We’ve packed up our lives in one suitcase.”
Marina wears a black turtleneck sweater and glasses as she sits in a comfortable flat in Ausburg, Germany. The pain she describes is evident on her face.
She is a kindergarten teacher and, until March, she lived with her young son and husband in Chernivtsi, Ukraine.
“Everything was great,” she says through an interpreter. “And one morning it was announced that the war began.”

It’s About Time

The Little Beaver Lions from Darlington, Pa., had just wrapped up a productive four-day work weekend at Beacon Lodge Camp in Mt. Union, when Lion Mike Seiber had a question. They were in the main lodge of the 550-acre campus and preparing to leave for home, some 200 miles away. “What’s up with this grandfather […]

Tied to the Land

The Curonian Spit, an elongated sand dune peninsula separating the Baltic Sea from the Curonian Lagoon in Lithuania was formed more than 5,000 years ago. Situated in the Curonian Spit National Park in Lithuania and the Kurshskaya National Park of the Russian Federation, the sandy and wooded landscape is now a UNESCO World Heritage site, […]

What It Means To Be A Lion

“Home is not where you live, it’s where you’re understood. And when I got involved with the Lions, I felt home there.” KEVIN WHITLEY, Anchorage Lions Club, Alaska.

The DNA of Lions

Why do Lions become Lions? Is serving in the genes? A look at what makes Lions tick and how a life of service has benefits beyond helping those we serve.

Reaching Rural Communities Fighting COVID-19

Lions in Karoi, Zimbabwe, fight to save their community from the spread of COVID-19 by traveling deep into rural areas to deliver vaccines. “Our desire is to reach herd immunity in our little town,” says Lion Chipo Green.