Lions Converge in Malaysia for 62nd MD308 Convention

Nearly 1,400 Lions from Malaysia and Brunei gathered in Kota Kinabalu for the 62nd Multiple District 308 Lions Convention, celebrating their achievements and service. The convention recognized the impressive service accomplishments of MD308 Lions, who carried out 18,507 activities, benefiting over 2.1 million people.

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Lions Converge in Malaysia for 62nd MD308 Convention

Lions Converge in Malaysia for 62nd MD308 Convention

Nearly 1,400 Lions from Malaysia and Brunei gathered in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia from May 2-5, 2024 for the 62nd Multiple District 308 Lions Convention. With the theme 'Changing Our World', the convention celebrated the achievements and service of Lions clubs across the two countries.

Why this matters: The convention's focus on community service and volunteerism highlights the importance of collective action in addressing social and environmental issues. As the world faces increasingly complex challenges, the efforts oforganizations like Lions Clubs International serve as a model for collaborative problem-solving and community engagement.

The convention featured the election of new officers to lead MD308 in the coming year. Delegates also had the opportunity to network and socialize through events like the golf fellowship.

A major highlight was the recognition of the impressive service accomplishments of MD308 Lions over the past year. In total, Lions in Malaysia and Brunei carried out 18,507 service activities, benefiting over 2.1 million people. Lions volunteered an astounding 572,078 hours of their time to improve their communities.

Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization, with over 1.4 million members in more than 200 countries and geographic areas. Founded in 1917, Lions are best known for fighting blindness, but also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects, including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.

The 62nd MD308 Lions Convention showcased the dedication of Lions in Malaysia and Brunei to making a positive difference. Through their extensive service activities and volunteer efforts, Lions are truly living up to their mission of changing the world and serving their communities. As Lions look ahead, they remain committed to continued service and finding new ways to meet pressing needs in the year to come.

Key Takeaways

  • 1,400 Lions from Malaysia and Brunei gathered for the 62nd MD308 Lions Convention.
  • The convention celebrated Lions' achievements and service in the two countries.
  • Lions in Malaysia and Brunei volunteered 572,078 hours, benefiting 2.1 million people.
  • The convention featured the election of new officers and networking events.
  • Lions Clubs International has 1.4 million members in over 200 countries and geographic areas.