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We hope you’re enjoying your Leader Digest. This digest is exclusively for district leaders. Your club leaders will receive their digest later this week. Now take a look at what’s happening this month in Lions.



Entrance and Charter Fees Waivers Expire June 30

The charter and entrance fees waivers expire on June 30, 2022. Members reported after June 30 will be required to pay the entrance fee, and new club applications need to be submitted by June 20 to count during this Lion year. So take advantage of the fee waivers before they expire.

Help Us Set a New Service Record

Did you know Lions and Leos could surpass all previous service records this year, serving more people than ever before? You can help us get there by reaching out to your clubs and offering support for service reporting. GET STARTED

Let's End Our Year Strong

June marks the last month to officially reach our 2021-2022 District Goals! Use your Lion Account login credentials to access your district’s progress for goals in the focus areas of service, membership, leadership and LCIF on the District Goals Progress Dashboard on Insights. LOG IN

A Message to the GAT from International President Douglas X. Alexander

Congratulations on the successes you have achieved during this Lions year. International President Douglas X. Alexander would like to thank you for your dedication and determination. WATCH VIDEO

Hear From "Africa's Iron Lady" Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at LCICon

Plenary keynote speaker Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is bringing a wealth of leadership experience to LCICon, having won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, serving two terms as the first democratically-elected female president in Africa, and much more. Don’t miss this inspiring plenary session on Monday, June 27, 2022 at the Bell Centre! LEARN MORE

Apply for an LD Institute Grant

2022-2023 grants are now available to assist multiple districts, single districts (not part of a multiple district) and undistricted provisional districts/regions/zones in hosting an Emerging Lions Leadership Institute (ELLI) or Regional Lions Leadership Institute (RLLI) in their area. LEARN MORE

Grants Available for District Officer Training

2022-2023 grants are now available to help cover expenses related to hosting development training in your multiple district (for first and second vice district governors) or district (for zone chairpersons). APPLY NOW

Montréal FVDG/DGE Seminar Approaching

June 23-24, 2022, DGEs and their spouses or companions will attend a two-day International FVDG/DGE Seminar. Highlights of the seminar include inspiring messages, a special presentation for DGE spouses/companions, breakout sessions for DGEs and a fun rally event. LEARN MORE

Council Chairperson Online Learning Is Now Available

2022-2023 council chairpersons, gain valuable knowledge to help you unite and lead your council of governors in the coming year through the Council Chairperson Learning Path. Use your Lion Account login credentials to access this helpful learning in the Lions Learning Center (LLC). LOG IN

We Serve Across Generations

Members of all generations can find creative options that meet their service interests through specialty clubs. And in turn, these Young Lions, Leo-Lions and campus and student members bring fresh perspectives and leadership skills to our clubs and communities. See how these generations of members can benefit all club types! LEARN MORE

Apply for the District Team Excellence Award

The District Team Excellence Award is a great opportunity to not only recognize your district, but also the clubs within your district. If your district has met the qualifications for advancing community service, membership growth and leadership development, you may be eligible to apply! Review the application and qualifications and apply before August 31, 2022. APPLY NOW

Nominate a Leo Club for the Leo Club Excellence Award

Is there a Leo club in your district excelling in service, leadership and organizational operations? Recognize it with the Leo Club Excellence award! Submit your application by August 15, 2022. APPLY NOW



Entrance Fee Waiver for New Members Expires June 30

The entrance fee waiver for new members expires on June 30, 2022. So be sure to invite that great friend or neighbor to serve with you, and make sure their membership applications are submitted by the end of June so they can save on their service.

A Million Thanks to Our Members

We have big news — Lions and Leos around the world have already reported more than 1 million service activities this year! Check with your club officers to ensure your service project is included in our global total by July 15, 2022. LEARN MORE

“Africa’s Iron Lady” Is Coming to LCICon

Ready to be inspired? Then get ready for LCICon 2022 keynote speaker Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — the first democratically-elected female president in Africa, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner, U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and winner of the prestigious 2018 Mo Ibhahim Prize. You don’t want to miss hearing from this world-renowned leader at the Second Plenary Session on Monday, June 27, 2022 at the Bell Centre! LEARN MORE

Join the GAT at LCICon

If you are attending the international convention in Montréal, don't forget to visit the GAT Booth to participate in a fun activity and learn more about the amazing work Lions are doing across the world, as part of our Success Story Expo.

Together, We Magnify Impact

Changing the world. It’s why you became a Lion or Leo. It’s also why LCIF is empowering your service through its most ambitious fundraising campaign in history, Campaign 100. The campaign ends this month, and LCIF needs your support to achieve our campaign goals. LEARN MORE

Apply for the Club Excellence Award

Did your club achieve a net membership increase, provide service to the community, have organizational operations and promote your club's events or activities to the community? If you answered yes, you may be eligible to apply for the Club Excellence Award! Review the application and apply before August 31, 2022. APPLY NOW

Sharpen Your Virtual Training Skills

Want to improve your virtual training skills? Use your Lion Account login credentials to access the Lions Learning Center (LLC) and take the “Introduction to Live Virtual Training” online course. Topics include differences between in-person and live virtual training, preparing to train virtually, facilitating effective virtual instruction, and developing a credible digital persona. LOG IN

Leadership Development International Institute Applications Available

Applications for the 2022-2023 leadership development international institutes are available online. View the schedules for this upcoming year’s Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI), Faculty Development Institute (FDI), and the Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP). APPLY NOW

Planting Hope for a Healthier World

Leos in the Brescia Province of Italy decided to improve the city of Chiari and the health and well-being of those in the area — human and wildlife alike. Empowered by a grant from LCIF, they were able to create a healthier future for their community, themselves and generations to come. READ MORE

Lions Serve Warm Meals and Fun to Seniors

With food insecurity on the rise, Brooklyn Lions in New York City fed more than 200 local seniors and spent time with them socializing and dancing. WATCH NOW

Connect with Your Fellow Lions

The GAT Facebook Group connects Lions and Leos all over the world and gives them the opportunity to share ideas, strategies and questions with one another. Join us and be part of the conversation! GET STARTED

Inclusion Through Service for People on the Move

Thanks to the “Mission: Inclusion” initiative, LCIF and Special Olympics gave Gerald the chance to help others as an advisor for Special Olympics Unified with Refugees programming. Gerald shares his LCIF: Story of Pride as part of the partnership’s 20th anniversary celebration. READ MORE

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Be a Part of Campaign 100 History!

Don’t miss your final chance to earn limited-edition campaign recognition while supporting our global foundation.

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We Served Like Never Before

It’s been an incredible year for service — so make sure you’re a part of this legacy and report your service activities before July 15, 2022!

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See Key Moments of LCICon with Virtual Access

If you can’t make it to LCICon 2022, don’t worry — you can subscribe to access a limited selection of live moments direct from the plenary stage June 24-28!


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