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February Newswire

February Newswire

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In this month’s Newswire, learn how to purchase the Lions Clubs International silver dollar coin, watch a video about a past Peace Poster Contest winner and where she is now, get started on your next Worldwide Week of Service project, and more!

Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar on sale now!

Lions Centennial CoinIn celebration of a century of humanitarian service, Lions Clubs worked with the United States Mint to produce a limited edition, professionally crafted silver dollar coin. This coin is a limited edition. No more than 400,000 will be created. Once sold out, no more coins will be made. Each coin is packaged in its own beautiful presentation case and includes a certificate of authenticity. For each coin sold, USD$10 is authorized to be paid to LCIF. This represents a USD$4 million opportunity to improve the lives of people in need through LCIF initiatives around the world.

For a limited time only, you can purchase this historic keepsake for the low, introductory price of US$47.95 only through the U.S. Mint! But hurry: this offer expires at 3:00 pm EST on February 21, 2017.

Where Are They Now: Past Peace Poster Winner Danielle Petry

Since 1988, millions of children have participated in the Lions International Peace Poster Contest. For 1996 Grand Prize Winner Danielle Hernandez Petry, being involved in the Peace Poster Contest helped her to build self-esteem and look at life differently. Watch this video to learn how the contest still affects her today. Visit lionsclubs.org/peaceposter to purchase a kit for this year’s theme, “The Future of Peace,” and engage the youth in your community.

Protect Our Planet this April

Save the Date, Worldwide Week of Service EnvironmentA healthy planet starts with healthy communities. This April 17–23, join international President Chancellor Bob Corlew and Lions around the world for a special Worldwide Week of Service dedicated to protecting our planet and the environment in your community. From cleaning up a park to planting trees in your neighborhood, there are countless ways to join the Worldwide Week of Service to Protect Our Plant. To learn more about how your club can serve, visit Worldwide Week of Service webpage to start planning your service project today!

Celebrate Our Centennial Year– Sponsor a New Member or Club!

Joining the Centennial celebration is as simple as sponsoring a new member or organizing a new club! With your help, we can reach our LCI Forward goal of serving 200 million people per year by 2021. Plus, you will be eligible to receive special recognition when you sponsor a new member or club before June 2018. Sponsor a new member or help organize a club today and help Lions Clubs International serve the millions of people around the world who need us most! Find more information on the Centennial Celebration Membership Awards.

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