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Lions Of South Dakota
  District  5 SE
John Emmett
5SE DG Lion John Emmett 
38280 129th St
     Aberdeen, SD  57401
    Home: 605-225-5553
    Cell: 605-228-4075
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WELCOME To Lions District 5SE

We are located on the eastern side of South Dakota; part of the MD5 District. We currently have 43 Lions, 3 Liones Clubs, as well as 1200 members in the District. 
   Our District Governor for the Lions Year 2019-2020 is Lion John Emmett

   As we start a brand new year we should ask ourselves how can we strengthen our clubs and provide additional service to our communities.

First, club members should be thinking about increasing your club membership.  As I have stated in the past, I would like each club to increase its membership by 10%.  As of this writing only three clubs in District 5SE have reached that goal.  Several are close.  Let’s all work on our own 10%.

Second, all members should be striving to make our clubs more visible within our communities.  When is the last time your club was featured in your local newspaper?  Does your club have a Facebook page?  How about Instagram or Twitter or a club web page?  Social media is a vital tool in your clubs efforts to be visible.

Third, when was the last time your club tried a new service project?  Most of our clubs are doing great needed service.  But we should all be looking for additional opportunities to serve.  I don’t want to see clubs abandon current service projects but be looking ahead for that new idea or that new project.

 Finally, are your club members proud to be a member of your club and of Lions International?  How are your club members showing their pride in Lions?  Pride can be shown in a variety of ways.  Does your club have local Lions branded apparel such as hats, vests, shirts, coats, etc?  How about personalize letterhead, thank you notes, pens, other give away items?  All of these show pride in your club.

Each Lions Club member in our district has a role making Lions grow.  We can all do our part.  I hope each of your clubs will reach out to your communities to show that you are ready, willing, and able to serve.

Your District Governor team is here to help you.  Please let us know what we can do. Additionally, Lions International has a wide variety of resources available for clubs to use. 

Thanks for all you do.