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					 Leos of
the World
Leo clubs bring new energy
     to your Lions club
History of Leo Clubs

                            1957 – First Leo club founded
                            by Glenside Lions Club in
                            Abington, PA with 35 Abington
                            High School boys.


                            1964 – The Leo Club Program
                            became an official district project
                            and started to grow rapidly in PA
                            and other surrounding states.


                            1967 – Became an official
                            program of LCI.


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Leo Objective

      To provide the youth of the world with an
    opportunity for development and contribution,
     individually and collectively, as responsible
         members of the local, national and
               international community.

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Leo Motto



 Leadership: Leos develop skills as project organizers and
 motivators of their peers.

 Experience: They learn team work and cooperation can bring
 about change in the community and world.

 Opportunity: Leos gain opportunities to excel, develop positive
 character traits and receive recognition for their contributions.




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Leo Statistics as of February 2009



           Leo members: 144,400              (approx)


           Leo clubs: 5,755
                            Alpha clubs: 2,319
                            Omega clubs: 3,436

           Countries:140

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Leo Milestones


1967 - 200 Leo clubs organized in 18 countries
1968 - 918 clubs in 48 countries
1974 - 2000th club was established
1984 - 4000th club was established
1996 - 5000th club was established
2006 - Leo Club Program Renewal Project Initiated
2007 - 50th Anniversary of Leo Club Program
2008 - Leo Marketing/Branding Project Initiated

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Club Designations

Club Track                   Club Type



                     Alpha      Community-based


                    Omega         School-based




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Leo Club Structure

                            Sponsoring Lions club

                              Leo club advisor

                              Leo club officers
                                •President
                                •Vice president
                                •Secretary
                                •Treasurer
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Benefits of Sponsoring a Leo Club


  •Raises club visibility in community, reaching new
  audiences.

  •Lions serve as role models for community service and
  fulfill the Lions motto “We Serve”.

  •Satisfaction of fostering and helping to shape a
  community’s future leaders.



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Leos and Lions Working Together


  •Lions benefit from joint service projects by multiplying
  community service efforts.

  •Leos benefit from joint service projects by developing
  confidence, leadership and organization skills.

  •The community benefits whenever Leos and Lions
  volunteer together to help meet the needs of the
  community.


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Awards and Recognition

For Lions                            For Leos

•Leo Club Sponsor Banner Patch       •Leo of the Year
•Leo Club Extension Award
                                     •Leo Club Excellence Award
•Advisor Outstanding Service Award
                                     •Leo Club Extension Award
•Advisor 5-Year Service Award
                                     •Spotlight on Children Banner Patch
•Chairperson Achievement Award
•Serving Together Banner Patch       •Membership Growth Award

                                     •100% President Awards




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The Leo Zone




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Leo Club Resources on Lions website

 Click on Resources, then Forms or Publications
              and then Leo/Youth




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For more information contact the Youth Programs Department:

                Lions Clubs International
                300 W. 22nd St.
                Oak Brook, IL 60523
                USA

                Phone: 630-468-6923
                Fax: 630-571-1692
                E-mail: leo@lionsclubs.org

                www.lionsclubs.org

				
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