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Q. When was Lions Clubs International founded?
A. - June 7, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA


Q. When was Clarendon Hills Lions Club formed?
A. - The club was founded locally in 1950.


Q. What does the club do for the community?
A. - The We Serve section describes what we do.


Q. Who is the president of the club?
A. - See the Welcome section to meet our president.


Q. How do I join?
A. - E-mail us at:


Q. Who was the founder of Lions Clubs International?
A. - Melvin Jones (1879-1961)


Q. What are the Objects and Ethics of Lions Clubs International?
A. - Click here to view the association's Objects and Ethics.


Q. What is the emblem of Lions Clubs International?
A. - The emblem consists of a gold letter "L" on a circular purple field. Bordering this is a circular gold area with two lion profiles facing away from the center. The word "Lions" and "International" appear at the top and bottom. The Lions are meant to face both a proud past and confident future.

The current Lions emblem was adopted at the 1919 convention. Today, Lions throughout the world are recognized by it.


Q. What is the motto of Lions Clubs International?
A. - The association's motto, "We Serve," precisely explains its mission.


Q. What is the slogan of Lions Clubs International?
A. - "Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation's Safety" (LIONS) is the slogan.


Q. What are the colors of Lions Clubs International?
A. - The official colors are purple and gold -- purple for loyalty and integrity; gold for sincerity, liberality, purity, and generosity.


Q. What magazine does Lions Clubs International publish?
A. - 31 official editions of THE LION Magazine are published in 20 languages.


Q. What are the official languages of Lions Clubs International?
A. - Lions Clubs International conducts its official business in the following 11 languages: English, Chinese, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. 

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