Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act – Update

Senator Jerry MoranIn recognition of our 100th Anniversary in 2017, LCI is leading efforts to mint 400,000 silver dollars. This is the first step to commemorate our centennial – while raising millions to support our global mission areas for the visually impaired, disabled, youth and those affected by disaster. Lions from all over the globe are exploring similar commemorative campaigns locally.

How much is a Lions silver dollar worth? Read the feature article in the September 2011 issue of the LION magazine.

In June, the “Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act,” S. 1299/H.R. 2139, was introduced in the U.S. Congress by Senator Jerry Moran, a Lion, and Congressman Peter Roskam thanks to Sandy Spring Lions Club, District 22-C, who formally proposed this opportunity to publicize our accomplishments and raise funds for the Lions Clubs International Foundation.

Thanks to your efforts to contact our lawmakers, we’ve reached 39% of our goal in the U.S. House and 36% of our goal in the U.S. Senate. Congratulations to PDG David Orr and Lions of Wyoming, District 15, for securing all Wyoming House and Senate legislators as co-sponsors! Also, congratulations to the Pago Pago Lions Clubs, the Territory of American Samoa, for securing their sole Representative in the House as a co-sponsor.

113 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives

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290

39%

24 co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate

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67

36%

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Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin

Lions Clubs International (LCI) is leading efforts to mint 350,000 silver dollars in recognition of our 100th Anniversary in 2017.

Lions are excited to celebrate our 100 years of service to men and women throughout the world. And, this is the first step to commemorate our centennial – while raising millions to support our global mission areas for the visually impaired, disabled, youth and those affected by disaster. Lions from all over the globe are exploring similar commemorative campaigns locally.

Congressman Peter Roskam is sponsoring the Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act thanks to Sandy Spring Lions Club, District 22-C, who formally proposed this opportunity to publicize our accomplishments and raise funds for the Lions Clubs International Foundation.

To learn more about this campaign, please read Quick Facts, Frequently Asked Questions or view our Campaign Overview.

Take Action Now!

Passage of this legislation depends on securing 290 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives and 67 co-sponsors in the U.S. Senate. We need Lions from across the United States to contact their federal lawmakers and ask them to co-sponsor the “Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act.” Write or call your lawmakers today!

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