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When was Lionism founded?

July 7, 1917
Lions Clubs International

The International Association of Lions Clubs
Formation July 7, 1917
Founder Melvin Jones
Type Service club
Headquarters Oak Brook, Illinois, U.S.

Who started Lions Club?

Melvin Jones
Lions Clubs International/Founders

What is the Lioness Club?

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization. Its 1.4 million members are dedicated to bettering the quality of life for the handicapped, the poor, the sick and the aged. The motto of Lions Clubs International is “WE SERVE,” and Lions live this motto with enthusiasm.

What was the first Leo Club in Sri Lanka?

Leo Club of Wattala
In the year 1969 the First Leo Club, Leo Club of Wattala was chartered. By that time the number of Lions Clubs also grew to 25 with 811 members. With mandatory 30 clubs and a membership of 882, Sri Lanka was carved out as District 306 – Sri Lanka in 1972.

How many Leo clubs are there in the world?

Leo clubs are part of the Lions international network and are organized and sponsored by local Lions clubs throughout the world. There are nearly 5,800 Leo clubs in approximately 140 countries.

What does Lionism mean?

: the practice of lionizing or the state of being lionized.

How did Lions Club get their name?

After contacting similar groups around the United States, an organizational meeting was held on June 7, 1917, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The new group took the name of one of the invited groups, the “Association of Lions Clubs,” and a national convention was held in Dallas, Texas, USA in October of that year.

How many Leo clubs are there in Sri Lanka?

Currently the Leo Multiple District 306, Sri Lanka is consisting of more than 169 Leo Clubs with a membership of 7100+ Leos from all over the island.

How do you become a Leo club member?

Start a Leo Club

  1. Step 1: Establish a Framework.
  2. Step 2: Identify Potential Leos.
  3. Step 3: Invite Prospective Leos to an Informational Meeting.
  4. Step 4: Host a Formation Meeting.
  5. Step 5: Complete Required Paperwork.
  6. Step 6: Plan an Installation Ceremony.