Here's a fun game you can play at one of your meetings to see how much your members really know about this great organization they are a part of:
Question 1: Who is the founder of Lions Clubs International?
Question 2: What famous woman challenged Lions to be "Knights of the Blind" in 1925?
Question 3: What is the Lions' motto?
Question 4: How many people have Lions pledged to help through the Centennial Service Challenge?
Question 5: True or False -- All Lions can earn special awards for inviting new members through the Centennial Celebration Membership Awards?
Question 6: In what year will Lions Clubs International officially celebrate its 100th anniversary?
Question 7: What is the name of Lions' global blindness prevention program?
Question 8: Finish this sentence.... The Centennial slogan is: "Where there's a need, there's a _____."
Question 9: True or False -- Many of the eye banks around the world were founded by Lions.
Question 10: What is the name of Lions International art contest for children ages 11-13?
Question 11: True or False -- There are Lions clubs in more than 200 countries and geographic areas around the world?
Question 12: Lions Clubs became international in 1920 by chartering a club in which country?
Question 13: What is the name of the youth program that Lions launched in 1957 to encourage young people to serve their communities?
Question 14: True or False -- Women are now the fastest growing segment of new members in Lions Clubs?
Question 15: True or False -- Mother Teresa received the Lions Humanitarian Award in 1986.
Question 16: True or False -- Lions have pledged $30 million for vaccines to help save children from measles?
Question 17: Which former president of the United States has been an active Lion for over 50 years?
And the answers are:
A1: Melvin Jones
A2: Helen Keller
A3: We Serve
A4: 100 million plus
A10: Lions International Peace Poster Contest or Peace Poster
A11: True. Lions are in over 210 countries and geographic areas.
A13: Leo Clubs
A14: True. 40% of new Lions are women
A17: Jimmy Carter