BARNET LIONS CLUB

WE MEET EVERY 1st AND 3rd THURSDAY at 7PM

district 19-h
Port Moody, british columbia, canada

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I become a Lion? You have to join a Lions Club to become a Lion— a member of the International Association of Lions Clubs. You can not just join Lions Clubs International; Lions Clubs International is an association of Lions clubs. Members of Lions clubs become members of Lions Clubs International when they are inducted into a Lions Club.

How do I join the Barnet Lions Club? Membership in the Barnet Lions Club, as with all Lions clubs, is by invitation. Membership is open to all men and women over the age of 18 who are willing to serve the needs of our community. You need to fill out an application for membership and pay the initiation fees and club dues. A member of the Club will ordinarily sponsor you, although Lions from other clubs can (and do) sponsor new members to the Barnet Lions Club (and Barnet Lions Club members sponsor new members to other Lions clubs as well). Your application for membership is submitted to the Club’s board of directors for approval. Once approved, you will be inducted into the club at a regular club meeting.

How much does it cost to join the Barnet Lions Club? Annual dues for the Barnet Lions Club is currently $75.00. Dues are charged for a fiscal year that runs from July 1 through June 30 (and members can pay dues in installments). When you first join the Club, Club dues are pro rated and there is a one–time entrance fee of $25.00. There are also discounts if you are less than 30 years old, are a student, or if you and one or more family members join the Club.

Do I have to pay dues to Lions Clubs International, too? No. You do not pay any dues other than the annual dues to the Barnet Lions Club. Portion of your membership fee will go towards the Lions International membership automatically. 

What else do I have to pay to be a Barnet Lion? There are no assessments or charges you are required to pay to be a member of the Barnet Lions Club other than dues. The Club’s regular meetings are dinner meetings, so there is a charge for dinner if you choose to have a meal (it is not required). It is of note that Club operational expenses are paid for only through member contributions and dues— all funds raised by the Club from the public are returned to public, charitable, needs and causes supported by the Club— no public funds are used for Club operations.

How do I make a donation to the Barnet Lions Club? You may mail donations or contributions in care of the Barnet Lions Club at Post ?????,
We will also be introducing online payment options on this website.

How do I request donations or contributions from the Barnet Lions Club?  To request funds from the Barnet Lions Foundation, please: Send a letter to the Barnet Lions Club at ??? or; Send an email to either the president or secretary, with a detailed explanation of the purpose of the request, together with reliable contact information.

Can I help with a project even if I am not a Lion? You may volunteer to help with a service project by: Writing the Barnet Lions Club at ???? Sending an email to the committee chair for the service project you want to volunteer for, or; Contacting the Club president.

How do I get the Barnet Lions Club to adopt a project? If you are aware of a community or a humanitarian need and want to request assistance from the Barnet Lions Club, either: Send a letter to the Club at ????; Send an email to the Barnet Lions Club president with a detailed explanation of the project together with reliable contact information.

I still have a question, who can answer it? The Club does not publish member telephone numbers or addresses, for obvious reasons. So, you need to contact the Club through mail or email. If you could not find an answer to all of your questions, or if you just want some more information, check our Contacts page and send an email to the committee that looks like the most likely able to respond to your question. Or, if none of the contacts look like they will work for you, email your question to the Club president.

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