Bigger Than Me

Partnerships often mean the difference between a fleeting project and a lasting legacy. Don’t Let this Die People come and go. They change their priorities or get pulled away for one reason or another. They get sick. They get old. At some point, they pass away. It is a hard truth of life. Individuals are […]

Partnerships Ensure Your Work Continues

Hello, Lions! When I think of the power of partnerships, I think of the task of raising a family. I remember how difficult it was at times to balance the care and nurturing of my children with the demands of school and work life. On those nights I needed to work, my husband was there […]

By the Numbers – June 2019

“The cast of characters changes over time, and you have to keep building the bonds of the alliance to continue.” —Nancy Messmer, Clallam Bay Sekiu Lions Club in Washington on maintaining vital partnerships. “The most important reason [I did this run] is to encourage people to run, no matter what disability or ability level. No […]

Putting SIDS to Sleep

What impressed the Redwood Falls Lions Club most about Becky Bruns was her willingness to give back to the community through education on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome [SIDS] after the tragic loss of her son. What impressed Becky about Minnesota’s Redwood Lions was “their willingness to help in every way possible, without question and with […]

A High Note

Sometimes Saving One Life Can Help Change Your Own His father calls him “cheeky and cheerful.” Jayden, 3, also is—in the best sense possible—a mimic of sorts. Often confined to a hospital bed while he battles cancer, he’s accustomed to being helped. But he’s learned to do unto others as has been done for him. […]


Community Builds Life Around Lion-Built Lake Lions in their natural habitat sleep a lot. And they don’t like water. However, members of the Washington Lions Club in Missouri seldom nap. And they like water so much that they built an 11-acre lake and gave it to the city. The club is celebrating its 80th anniversary […]

Speaking Leadership In Spokane

USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum Heads West It’s a city that seems to have anything you could possibly want: mountains, rivers, lakes, a thriving arts scene, and state-of-the-art shopping. If you’re attending this year’s USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum September 19-21 in Spokane, Washington, you have a wealth of learning and recreational opportunities ahead of you. The […]

LCI Forward Update

There’s always room for a new goal. There are no small acts of service. But there are always new ways to think big about service. Thinking Outside Your Town In 2004, the Rocklin Lions in California decided they needed to step up their efforts in collecting eye glasses. Until then they had been happy if […]

Club News – June 2019

The Stillwater Noon Lions in Oklahoma checked the vision of 1,249 pre-K through second grade students in Stillwater schools, and this year included students of all ages in private schools and home schooled. The San Antonio Founder Lions Club in Texas participated in the Elf Louise Christmas Project, a county-wide event providing gifts to children, […]

Lions Quest Students Partner With Leos To Protect The Environment

Ganesha is the Elephant God, the remover of obstacles, the patron saint of arts and sciences, and the deva of intellect and wisdom. As no Hindu event starts without first invoking Ganesha, Lions Quest students and Leos find great importance in finding a way to honor Ganesha, and in an environmentally friendly way. Every year […]

Anniversaries – June 2019

JUNE 2019 100 Years: Berkeley, Calif.; Hugo, Okla. 95 Years: Bristol Host, Va.; Steubenville, Ohio; Garner, Iowa; Fulton, Ky.; Guthrie Center, Iowa; La Porte City, Iowa; Chambersburg, Pa.; Rocky Mount, Va. 90 Years: Redwood Falls, Minn.; Whiting, Ind.; Talihina, Okla.; Brillion, Wis.; Camden, Maine; Edmonton Host, Alberta, CAN; Burlingame, Calif.; Kingsville, Texas; Santa Cruz Host, […]

Prickly Partner

Prickly Partner Fifth grade students enjoy a full day of outdoor learning and exploration in the Sonoran Desert at Camp Cooper in Tucson, Arizona. Thanks to the generosity of Camp Cooper and the South Tucson Cyber & Lions Club, school children get hands-on learning about how to live more lightly on the earth.

Feeding a Lot of Hungry People

The project was initiated by PID Vic Cheng Yong in partnership with the Filipino Chinese Lions Foundation and ATM Chain Foundation of China with the Quezon City Katarungan Central Lions Club and cost approximately US$76,000. It is the biggest project so far held by the Philippine Lions. The ATM Chain Foundation of China donated funds […]