FAQ’s

Question: How does the club secretary add new officers for the coming year? Answer: The paper form is PU101, however, the prefered method is using the LCI web site. Go to the LCI web site: www.lionsclubs.org; Then choose "MyLCI"; Next, put in your User name and Password. Then, on the next screen choose "My Task" box. Next, choose "Enter next year's officers". On each officer position look to the right hand side and click "Add Officer". Then click on "Select Member". Next select a member for the position and it will automatically fill in the officer position. Do this for each position. Fill in all the positions if you have all the names or a minimum of President, Secretary, Treasurer and Membership Chairman. May 15th each year is the deadline for sending in your paper PU101 or going online and entering your clubs new officers. Question: What are the International Lions Club dues? Answer: View www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/pdfs/membership-dues.pdf Invoiced semi-annual. Question: What are the Alabama Lions state dues? Answer: $24.50 per year per member and invoiced semi-annual. Question: How do I get the Alabama Lions Sight Conservation Association, Inc. to do a Mobile Screening Unit (MSU) for my area?  Answer: This is a service project for your Lions Club that is changing lives one screening at a time. Just click on the link below to get the contact information and cost associated with the MSU. http://www.alsca.org/vision_screenings.aspx  Question:  Why do Lions drop their membership? Answer: Three out of four former Lions expressed that they dropped their membership due to a club related issue.  The top five reasons given for quitting were: o unproductive meetings o not enough younger members o meetings were not enjoyable o they did not feel like they belonged o the club felt too political Question: How can our Lions Club improve? Answer: Do a club survey.  Click here to see Saraland LC's annual survey. Question:  "How do I get an INSURANCE CERTIFICATE from LCI?" Answer: http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/member-center/resources/insurance/certificate-of- insurance.php Question: What is the MEMBERS ONLY page ID and PW? Answer: ID: member34c, PW: melvinjones1917 (not case sensitive) Question: How to make a DONATION to LCIF? Answer: 1. Make your check payable to: LCIF 2. Mail to: Lions Clubs International Foundation Department 4547 Carol Stream, Illinois 60122-4547 3. Donate with a credit card. Just click on the link below. https://www.lcif.org/EN/ways-to-give/donate-now.php Question:  Does LCIF receive club dues? Answer: A few facts about LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION that I want to share with you: LCIF is the official charitable foundation of Lions Clubs International. LCIF receives no club dues; LCIF is fully supported by the generosity of Lions and other partners and supporters worldwide.  100% of all donations go directly toward LCIF's humanitarian projects. 9,500 grants totaling more than $680 million awarded in LCIF's 40 year history. Melvin Jones Fellows donations account for 70% of the Foundations annual revenues $5 million in LCIF grants to the Gulf Coast region for Hurrican Katrina relief $1-1/2 million to MD34 (the state of Alabama),  Over $300,000 to D34C, $178,000 for USA Eye Research Question:  How does the Club Secretary file the IRS Form 990-N (e-Postcard)? Answer: This is required annually by the IRS for Small Exempt Organizations.  This is a free filing when you go to the IRS web site link below.  If you click on one of the ads they will charge as much as $125.00.  Don't pay it.  Go to the free IRS site below. http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Annual-Electronic-Filing-Requirement-for-Small-Exempt- Organizations-Form-990-N-(e-Postcard) This IRS page will cover Due Date of the e-Postcard, How to File, Information you will need to file the e-Postcard, Who must file and Additional Information. Question:  Is the local Lions Club a 501-C4? Answer: Yes, see attachment Question: How do I start a 501 (c)3 non profit corporation? Answer: GOOGLE this article "9 Steps to Starting Your Own Non profit by Drake Forester" Question:  How do I create an e-clubhouse website? Answer:  If you're looking for a free and easy way to create a website for your Lions club, the e- clubhouse is for you! Just click on the link below. http://members.lionsclubs.org/EN/resources/communicate-your-activities/create-website- eclubhouse.php 
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FAQ’s

Question: How does the club secretary add new officers for the coming year? Answer: The paper form is PU101, however, the prefered method is using the LCI web site. Go to the LCI web site: www.lionsclubs.org; Then choose "MyLCI"; Next, put in your User name and Password. Then, on the next screen choose "My Task" box. Next, choose "Enter next year's officers". On each officer position look to the right hand side and click "Add Officer". Then click on "Select Member". Next select a member for the position and it will automatically fill in the officer position. Do this for each position. Fill in all the positions if you have all the names or a minimum of President, Secretary, Treasurer and Membership Chairman. May 15th each year is the deadline for sending in your paper PU101 or going online and entering your clubs new officers. Question: What are the International Lions Club dues? Answer: View  www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/pdfs/membership- dues.pdf Invoiced semi-annual. Question: What are the Alabama Lions state dues? Answer: $24.50 per year per member and invoiced semi-annual. Question: How do I get the Alabama Lions Sight Conservation Association, Inc. to do a Mobile Screening Unit (MSU) for my area?  Answer: This is a service project for your Lions Club that is changing lives one screening at a time. Just click on the link below to get the contact information and cost associated with the MSU. http://www.alsca.org/vision_screenings.aspx  Question:  Why do Lions drop their membership? Answer: Three out of four former Lions expressed that they dropped their membership due to a club related issue.  The top five reasons given for quitting were: o unproductive meetings o not enough younger members o meetings were not enjoyable o they did not feel like they belonged o the club felt too political Question: How can our Lions Club improve? Answer: Do a club survey.  Click here to see Saraland LC's annual survey. Question:  "How do I get an INSURANCE CERTIFICATE from LCI?" Answer: http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/member- center/resources/insurance/certificate-of- insurance.php Question: What is the MEMBERS ONLY page ID and PW? Answer: ID: member34c, PW: melvinjones1917 (not case sensitive) Question: How to make a DONATION to LCIF? Answer: 1. Make your check payable to: LCIF 2. Mail to: Lions Clubs International Foundation Department 4547 Carol Stream, Illinois 60122-4547 3. Donate with a credit card. Just click on the link below. https://www.lcif.org/EN/ways-to-give/donate- now.php Question:  Does LCIF receive club dues? Answer: A few facts about LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION that I want to share with you: LCIF is the official charitable foundation of Lions Clubs International. LCIF receives no club dues; LCIF is fully supported by the generosity of Lions and other partners and supporters worldwide.  100% of all donations go directly toward LCIF's humanitarian projects. 9,500 grants totaling more than $680 million awarded in LCIF's 40 year history. Melvin Jones Fellows donations account for 70% of the Foundations annual revenues $5 million in LCIF grants to the Gulf Coast region for Hurrican Katrina relief $1-1/2 million to MD34 (the state of Alabama),  Over $300,000 to D34C, $178,000 for USA Eye Research Question:  How does the Club Secretary file the IRS Form 990-N (e-Postcard)? Answer: This is required annually by the IRS for Small Exempt Organizations.  This is a free filing when you go to the IRS web site link below.  If you click on one of the ads they will charge as much as $125.00.  Don't pay it.  Go to the free IRS site below. http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Annual- Electronic-Filing-Requirement-for-Small-Exempt- Organizations-Form-990-N-(e-Postcard) This IRS page will cover Due Date of the e- Postcard, How to File, Information you will need to file the e-Postcard, Who must file and Additional Information. Question:  Is the local Lions Club a 501-C4? Answer: Yes, see attachment Question: How do I start a 501 (c)3 non profit corporation? Answer: GOOGLE this article "9 Steps to Starting Your Own Non profit by Drake Forester" Question:  How do I create an e-clubhouse website? Answer:  If you're looking for a free and easy way to create a website for your Lions club, the e- clubhouse is for you! Just click on the link below. http://members.lionsclubs.org/EN/resources/comm unicate-your-activities/create-website- eclubhouse.php 
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