Lions - People Just Like You
As one of more than 1.4 million men and women active in more than 43,000 Lions clubs around the world. Every Lion is dedicated to community service and improvement.
The work of Lions since 1917 has resulted in:
-Creation of SightFirst, a worldwide blindness prevention program that aims to eliminate preventable and reversible blindness worldwide.
-Establishment and operation of a majority of the world's eye banks, resulting in approximately 10,000 sight-restoring cornea transplants every year.
-Development of the Lions-Quest curriculium which have provided millions of young people with the tools to make responsible decisions regarding drugs, alcohol and other threats to a healthy future.
-Hospitals, clinics, playgrounds, parks and thousands of facilities that enhance day-to-day life in our communities.
-Services to the blind, including dog guides, white canes, and a wide variety of employment opportunities and vocational training.
-mmediate disaster relief and support for rebuilding efforts.
Leo clubs, youth exchange and youth camps that help instill a philosophy of service in young people around the world.
-Take an active interest in the community.
-Become informed about the history, traditions and accomplishments of the club and the association, and share these with family, friends and associates.
-Regularly attend club meetings.
-Reach out the hand of friendship to fellow club members; show tolerance of those who differ in opinion and custom.
-Share ideas and comments on current and future club programs.
-Work hard to make a success of all club programs.
-Enter enthusiastically into the social life of the club; friends make better partners.
-Contribute a share to operate the club and the association.
-Take great pride in helping make a positive difference in the lives of people around the world.
-Members of the world's largest and most active service club organization.
-Men and women who believe that by working together they will accomplish far more than would be possible as individuals.
-Members committed to solving worldwide health and social problems, and who realize that solutions are possible when every Lions club does its share.
-People who cherish the fellowship of their own club, but who also feel a close kinship with Lions in over 180 countries and areas throughout the world.
-Patriotic citizens of their own countries, and, who, in the global community strive for a world at peace.
-Individuals dedicated to maintaining the highest ethical and moral standards in their club - and in their personal lives.
-People who are serious about their commitment to humanitarian service, but have fun along the way.
LIONS...People Just Like You