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Bring the popcorn-let's watch a Lions movie

Need something interesting for you next club meeting?  How about a short video from Lions International?

Videos from LCI are available in several formats and are a great way to tell your club members about Lions International, the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and about Lions Club projects around the world.

There are free DVD's you can order from LCI.  There are also videos available on the LCI website that you can download or watch through i tunes, youtube, or as podcasts.  Lions Quarterly Video Magazine is posted four times a year and is a good source of ideas for new club projects as well as being inspiring and motivating. 

And don't forget our own Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation has a great video about the work of the Foundation.  If your club hasn't seen it yet, contact the Trustee for your area or call Lion Jay Lugo at 338-LION (5466).

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