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THE DISTRICT DIGEST

A MONTHLY SUMMARY OF THE LATEST LION NEWS


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.

  

    DISTRICT NEWS

Introducing Your New International President

Meet Douglas X. Alexander, our new 2021-2022 Lions Clubs International president. Learn more about his life, his vision and his message, “Service from the Heart,” through exciting videos, a presidential theme book and more. You can also download the official pin artwork and guidelines. LEARN MORE

Nominations Now Open for Service Award

The Kindness Matters Service Award (KMSA) is presented to clubs that perform innovative and exceptional service projects in our global cause areas. Nominations for the 2021 award are now open, so find out how clubs in your district could be nominated for this award in 2021. LEARN MORE

Apply for a Leadership Development Institute Grant

Grants are available to multiple districts and single districts (not part of an MD) to assist in hosting an Emerging Lions Leadership Institute (ELLI) or Regional Lions Leadership Institute (RLLI). Applications are due August 31. APPLY NOW

District Officer Training Grants Now Available

The Leadership Development Multiple District/District Grant Program provides funds to cover expenses related to development training within your multiple district (for first and second vice district governors) and your district (for zone chairpersons). Applications are due September 30. APPLY NOW

Hold a Specialty Clubs Workshop

Specialty clubs are a great way to diversify and grow your membership! By holding a specialty clubs workshop in your area, you can encourage Lions to serve as specialty clubs program coordinators and help grow your membership. Get in contact with us and request a workshop application and information today. GET STARTED

Find Everything You Need to Start a New Club

Looking to start a new club? Customizable materials and resources are available to help you successfully start a club. LEARN MORE

New Voices Initiative 2021-2022 Is Underway

District governors — want to acknowledge and promote Lions and/or Leos in your district who are excelling in the areas of leadership, membership, marketing or service? Share their inspiring stories by submitting a New Voices story collection form found under the resource section on the website. LEARN MORE

  

    CLUB NEWS

Introducing Your New International President

Meet Douglas X. Alexander, our new 2021-2022 Lions Clubs International president. Learn more about his life, his vision and his message, “Service from the Heart,” through exciting videos, a presidential theme book and more. LEARN MORE

Nominations Now Open for Service Award

Did you know that clubs that perform an innovative service project in one of our global cause areas can be nominated for the Kindness Matters Service Award (KMSA)? Nominations for the 2021 KMSA are open, so find out how your club could be nominated for this year’s award! LEARN MORE

New GAT Online Course Available

Use your Lion Account to access the Lions Learning Center (LLC) and take the new Global Action Team online course to learn more about what the GAT does — and how it helps to increase the impact of clubs. START LEARNING

Meet This Year's GAT International Leadership Team

The Global Action Team (GAT) roster for the 2021-2022 Lions year is now available. Check it out and find out who your area's GAT leaders are! DOWNLOAD NOW

Campaign 100 Customized Resources Available

LCIF and Campaign 100 empower your service and magnify Lions’ good. Learn more about our foundation and campaign — and their impact in your community — by viewing Campaign 100 resources customized for your constitutional area. LEARN MORE

Club Officer Resources and Tools Available

Our new club officer webpages provide resources and other helpful information to help you be successful in your club leadership position. LEARN MORE

LCIF Is Making Childhood Development a Top Priority

Find out how a US$85,000 LCIF grant helped 12,000 children and educators in Bangladesh participate in a year-long Lions Quest pilot program providing lessons on managing emotions, achieving goals and building positive relationships. LEARN MORE

Report Your Membership Chairperson

If you haven't already, please report your 2021-2022 club membership chairperson. People who are serving in this role and have a valid email address will be eligible to earn exclusive presidential award e-certificates as well as receive tips throughout the year to help ensure their success. LEARN MORE

Transfer Leos into Lions Clubs in MyLCI

Recent updates to MyLCI have streamlined the process of transferring Leos to Lions membership. Leos can keep their Leo member number as their new Lions member number, and their Leo service years will automatically be credited to Lions records. LEARN MORE

Get Your LCICon Gear Before It's Gone

Virtual LCICon 2021 merchandise is going fast! Purchase your official LCICon banners, pins, notebooks and more while supplies last. SHOP NOW

Lions Leadership Institute Information Available

Ready to grow your leadership skills? Information for your constitutional area’s 2021-2022 Lions Leadership Institutes is now available in Learn. Use your Lion Account to log in and learn more about each institute. Don’t have a Lion Account yet? Click the button below and follow the prompts to register. LOG IN

Be Known for Your Well-Run Meetings

Elevate your meeting management skills to the highest level by taking the Meeting Management course in the Lions Learning Center (LLC). This seven-module course provides best practices to help you prepare for and facilitate meetings, moderate productive discussions, produce accurate notes and much more. START LEARNING

Share Your Club’s Specialty

Specialty clubs are an exciting way to serve, so be sure to enter or update your club’s specialty through your club profile in MyLCI. If your club doesn’t have a specialty, watch this video to learn how specialties can help increase membership. LEARN MORE

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Introducing LCIF: Stories of Pride

See the impact of Lions’ service — the stories your donations to LCIF make possible.

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Celebrate the 2020 Service Award Winners

Get to know the Kindness Matters Service Award winning clubs and their unique, innovative service projects.

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Thank You, Lions and Leos!

Thanks to all who attended and helped make Virtual LCICon 2021 a huge success. Save the date for LCICon 2022 Montréal happening June 24-28, 2022.

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