By the Numbers – Jan 2020

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“The look on the neighboring Lions club members’ faces when they realized this snowmobile was the one from their pond was priceless.” —Willie Brown, of the Russell and Area Lions Club in Manitoba, Canada, on how they acquired goods for their fundraising auction.

“This is the key age as I see it. You need to spend time with your young kids, and Lions offers a bit of direction. It’s an opportunity to show your kids, right in front of their face, the value of community and volunteering.” —Jay McHugh of the Carleton Place Lions in Ontario, Canada, on volunteering at age 40.

“I’m not the first [transgender president], I think I’m just the loudest one.” —Roberta “Bobbie” Jo Mendez, president of the Visalia Pride Lions Club in California.