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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.



Have You Set a S.M.A.R.T Goal?

As a reminder, multiple district (MD) teams have the option to create a custom goal as part of the district goals process. The last day to communicate your goal to your district teams is February 1. LEARN MORE

Start Planning Your District's Convention

Not sure where to start with planning your district’s convention? The How to Plan a District Convention webpage is full of ideas and best practices to help you make your convention planning experience as successful as possible. LEARN MORE

2021-2022 Leo Club Extension Award Criteria Update

New reporting criteria has been added to the Leo Club Extension Award. In addition to the Leo club net growth requirement, each new Leo club must have at least one reported service project and all their Leo club officers reported in order for the district and multiple district to receive the award. LEARN MORE

New District Goals Platform Launching Soon

First vice district governors, at the end of January, you will receive an email informing you that the 2022-2023 district goals submission platform has launched. With a team and vision in place, begin developing action plans to support your district’s goals. LEARN MORE

Submit LD Grants Reimbursement Forms

If you were approved for funds through the Leadership Development Institute or Leadership Development Multiple District/District Grant Programs, remember to submit reimbursement documentation within 60 days of the completion of your institute or training. SUBMIT NOW

Host a Specialty Club Workshop

Specialty clubs can help diversify and increase clubs and members! By holding a specialty clubs workshop in your area, you can encourage Lions to serve as specialty clubs program coordinators and help build your new club growth team. Contact Lions Clubs International to request a workshop application and information today. CONTACT US

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



Plan for Your Club's Success

“Plan for Your Club’s Success” is a process designed to not only grow your club, but to inspire new ideas, engage your membership — thus improving retention — and empower current and potential club leaders to lead. Download the Plan for Your Club’s Success Guide and PowerPoint today. VIEW MATERIALS

New Leo Club Pride Award Announced

For the 2021-2022 year, Leo clubs that have a net growth of five new members and have reported five service projects as well as all their Leo club officers for the fiscal year will automatically be sent the Leo Club Pride Award, which includes a banner patch. LEARN MORE

Peace Poster and Essay Contest Kits Available January 15

Hosting a Peace Poster and Essay Contest in your area is a great opportunity to connect local kids with a global initiative! Purchase your kit today and let your community’s children showcase their vision of how we’re connected through peace. SHOP NOW

Celebrate LCIF Week

LCIF, our global foundation, empowers and magnifies our service through programs and grants – changing the lives of people in need worldwide. Join in celebrating the impact of our service together during LCIF week, January 10-14. LEARN MORE

Change to LCIP in Johannesburg

Due to travel restrictions, the Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) that was scheduled to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been moved to Nairobi, Kenya, from April 28 through May 1, 2022. Applications are now due on January 28, 2022. APPLY NOW

Apply for the LCIP in CAs III and V

Lions in Constitutional Areas (CA) III and V interested in attending the Lions Certified Instructor Program (LCIP) in Lima, Peru or Shanghai, China must submit their applications by January 22 and February 12 respectively. Learn more about eligibility requirements and apply today. APPLY NOW

Apply for the FDI in CA III

Lions in Constitutional Area (CA) III interested in attending the Faculty Development Institute (FDI) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil must submit their applications by January 30. Learn more about eligibility requirements and apply now. APPLY NOW

Apply for the ALLI in CAs V and VIII

Lions in Constitutional Areas (CA) V and VIII interested in attending the Advanced Lions Leadership Institute (ALLI) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia or Tunis, Tunisia must submit their applications by February 5 and January 23 respectively. Learn more about eligibility requirements and apply today. APPLY NOW

Tell Your Story, Magnify Your Impact

Whether Lion, Leo, or partner or friend of LCIF, it’s easy to share your amazing humanitarian work through LCIF: Stories of Pride. Tell the world how LCIF grant funding helped magnify your service impact and inspired others! LEARN MORE

Find Diabetes Resources All in One Place

Want to ramp up your diabetes service? The new diabetes cause page features information about all our diabetes programs, including Strides for Diabetes, diabetes screening events, diabetes peer support groups and diabetes camps. You’ll also find statistics, diabetes grant information and more. LEARN MORE

Serve with Lion Friends from Around the World at LCICon

Make service a priority in Montréal — participate in unique service projects that will enhance your convention experience while serving Montréal communities in need. REGISTER NOW

Gain Momentum for Your Next Role

Want to prepare yourself for your next role in your club? Use your Lion Account login credentials to access the Learn application and take a course in the Lions Learning Center (LLC) — or apply for a learning event in your area! GET STARTED

Prepare Your Future Lion Leaders Now

Start 2022 by promoting the development of future leaders and planning for your next leadership transition. Use your Lion Account login credentials to take the Succession Planning course in the Lions Learning Center (LLC) for insight in identifying and developing leaders this year and beyond. GET STARTED

Empowering You to Help Alleviate Hunger

Nearly 1 billion people across the world experience food insecurity. Through the LCIF Hunger Pilot Grant Program, Lions can support school-based feeding programs, food banks, feeding centers and similar facilities that provide food to people when they need it most. LEARN MORE

Assign Your LCICon 2022 Voting Delegate

If you are planning to have a voting delegate attend LCICon 2022, they must be registered for the convention and assigned as a voting delegate by their club secretary or other duly authorized officer.

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Your Club Can Be a Model Club

Make Melvin Jones proud and earn limited-edition Campaign 100 Model Club recognition with your donation!

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Market Your Club Like a Pro

Our Lions-branded social media kits feature templates that make it easy to market your club.

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See World-Class Entertainment in Montréal

Experience the magic in Montréal with performances from Smokey Robinson and more.


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