Global Membership Team Chair District 42


GMT John Butler - Portsmouth Lions Club

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Rhode Island District 42



Two years ago the District hosted it's first state wide survey. The results from that survey led to the improvements in areas of Leadership, Conventions, Training, and much more.

We are again asking that you take this quick survey to help us to continue improving our District.

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Information and Resources

Your Club, Your Way

It is easy to recruit new members when you invite them to meetings that are welcoming and enjoyable. Positive and engaging meetings encourage involvement, facilitate communication and give members something to look forward to. But how do you design a meeting that appeals to members and prospective members who want to make a difference in their community, but have little time to commit? And how do you create a club atmosphere that is positive and inviting?

You have a choice…

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Community Needs Assessment

Once a year, your club should assess the programs and services you provide to your local community. Through a simple assessment, you will be able to understand:

  • What kinds of volunteer services your community needs.
  • Which projects and programs are important to the people in your area.
  • Whether your clubs’ current service projects are still needed by the community.
  • If other organizations in your area are providing similar services...

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    Blueprint for a Stronger Club

    The most effective Lions clubs regularly identify ways to expand their service impact, develop leaders and meet club members’ needs and expectations. Like any worthwhile project, it is important to develop and implement a plan, or “blueprint,” to guide your actions.

    LCI offers tools to help you develop your club’s blueprint, with emphasis on strengthening club operations, service leadership development and membership...

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    Why Lions Leave and How We Can Retain Them

    The link will download a LCI made Powerpoint with great resources containe within.

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    Guide to Club Project Development

    Lions clubs that organize meaningful community service projects make a significant impact on the people they serve. Lions feel they have made a valued contribution and potential members are more likely to support the project.

    This step-by-step guide helps your new or existing club identify meaningful service projects and develop an effective plan of action. You will find this group guide exciting as you exchange ideas and accomplish more than one Lion alone!...

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    Club Membership Chairperson

    Membership in a Lions club is about providing meaningful service to one’s community, and having fun with other Lions. The position of club membership chairperson is important to the health and vitality of your Lions club and its ability to serve the community.

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    Become a Lion

    To become a Lion, click this Link to learn more.