Membership & Web Applications

Hello Club Presidents and Leo Club Advisors,

We’re excited to tell you that a new version of the Lions Club International Find a Club web site is here.  The new version became available to the public in English on Monday evening, October 10, as a pilot program.  It will be available in all other languages by the end of the month.

The new Find a Club application provides a “Google-like” search capability that we hope will be well-received by prospective Lion and Leo members. 

New features include:

  • Just type and we’ll find what you’re looking for
    • Find Lions clubs and Leo clubs
      • by club name
      • by club contact’s location
      • by club contact’s name
      • by meeting location
      • by district
    • Predictive typing (just like Google) guesses your search terms
    • Search terms are highlighted in the results
  • Most recent shared service activities are displayed for clubs
  • A new Contact Club button allows anyone to contact you without exposing your e-mail address or phone number
  • Next meeting date is calculated and displayed
  • Advanced search provides an alternative way to get more precise results

 

Both Lion and Leo clubs will be able to receive e-mail messages from users of the new web site. The Contact Club button will forward the user’s message, e-mail address and phone number. For Lions clubs, the message will be forwarded to the club president. For Leo clubs, the message will be forwarded to the Leo club advisor. The text “This message was forwarded to you by Lions Club International on behalf of a user of the Lions Clubs International web site. Thank you in advance for your attention to this message.” will be displayed at the top of the message. To ensure that you receive these messages it may be necessary to add directory@lionsclubs.org to your e-mail safe senders lists or you may need to check “e-mail Spam or Junk Mail folder” periodically.

Lions clubs will be able to showcase their service activities via the new web site. Clubs simply report their services activities and flag the activity as shared. The web site will automatically display the most recent service activity. Note: service activity photos may be displayed in a future release.

On Monday night, the lionsclubs.org English language link for Find a Club was changed to the new web application.

The pilot period will end on October 27 when Find a Club will be made available in all 11 languages.

I’d like to encourage you to search for your own club from the Find a Club web site and double check the information about your club that will be visible to prospective Lions and Leos.

Sincerely,

Joe Schrepfer, Manager
 

Membership & Web Applications
Information Systems Department
Lions Clubs International
300 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
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