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President’s Service Blog: First Official Headquarters Visit, Oak Brook, Illinois

August 30, 2011

First Day at the OfficeI believe Lions Clubs International is making more of a difference than any other service organization in the world. I believe in you, Lions of the world, who make up this network of caring, passionate individuals who exemplify the We Serve motto.

Behind our 1.35 million dedicated Lions volunteers, we have equally dedicated staff members who diligently help make our work possible. When I arrived for my first official visit as international president, the headquarters staff welcomed me warmly.

It was an honor to shake hands with each of the staff members who supports our clubs day after day. I believe that their work is vital to helping Lions fulfill our communities’ needs.

  1. Anonymous permalink
    September 17, 2011 6:14 pm

    I am grateful to be part of the LCI staff; and a Lion within my own community. I feel very honored to be part of this world service “family,” which reminds me of a favorite saying about the aspen grove of trees. There is synergy in the aspen grove; the trees are connected by a system of roots. Each tree draws strength from the others. The grove is more than the sum of the individual parts: one plus one equals three or more. We are like a world family, having a wonderful ripple effect throughout the world. I believe!

  2. Blanca Rosa Trasviña Aguilar permalink
    September 6, 2011 7:57 am

    Los mexicanos del Distrito B-9 felicitamos al Presidente Wing-Kun Tam y a su equipo de colaboradores. Estamos pendientes y trabajando. Salvemos al Planeta.
    Blanca Trasviña. Gobernadora.

  3. Blanca Rosa Trasviña Aguilar permalink
    September 6, 2011 7:55 am

    El Distrito B-9 México, kle envía felicitación al Presidente. Un abrazo cariñoso de los mexicanos. Blanca Trasviña .Gobernadora.

  4. LN.A.KOTI REDDY permalink
    September 4, 2011 1:28 am

    Dear President,
    On this happy occasion of your First Official Headquarters Visit, Oak Brook, Illinois, I would like to share following views.
    I believe.
    Lion friends have been doing wonderful service to the community.
    Our ultimate goal, I guess, should be – ‘Our service to society should ignite many
    a mind to fall in line with the Lions. The last question that every one of
    us put to one’s self /conscience each and every day, before slipping
    into a well earned sleep should be – What is the good I did to my fellow human beings today?

    Maintain nobility – keep up ability.

  5. August 31, 2011 8:36 am

    Dear President, I am very much inspired with your support for Lions Quest Program in India. We belongs to South India Multiple Lions Quest and we are planned to conduct so many TTW and other awareness programs under the able leadership of Lion V V Krishna Reddy, International Director. We need your guidance for effective Lions Quest Program.

  6. Anonymous permalink
    August 30, 2011 9:26 pm

    Felicitaciones desde Uruguay!!

    August 30, 2011 8:18 pm

    International Headquarters, a great source of inspiration to all of us. It gives a feeling that we belong to one family and proud to be a Lion. The sincere service extended by the LCI Staff is really great and invaluable. I BELIEVE in WE SERVE, that is making all of us unite, Lion Vijaya Kumar Kantheti, 324C5, INDIA

  8. PDG Er. M Gurunathan permalink
    August 30, 2011 4:16 pm

    We are indeed delighted to see the promptness and efficiency with which the Headquarters staff respond to the needs of the clubs and the Lion members at all times. They deserve all appreciations. Dear Mr. President, your recognition during your visit will be of great motivation to them. We feel proud of them.

    • wingkuntam permalink
      August 31, 2011 7:13 am

      Thank you for your comment. I believe that it is with the support of our staff that we can achieve great things together.

  9. Obakeng Kanthaga permalink
    August 30, 2011 11:10 am

    We all believe Mr President, and we shall walk this path with you till the end. Leo District 412 President.

    • wingkuntam permalink
      August 31, 2011 7:12 am

      Thank you, your support in this endeavor is invaluable.

  10. Diane permalink
    August 30, 2011 2:13 am

    How very true, thank you LCI staff for all you do :o)

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