Ian Birch Membership Award
This Award was presented by PDG Ian Birch (DG 1993-1994). It was introduced to encourage clubs to increase membership. It is presented to the Zone or Club, which has made the greatest effort to increase Lion Membership. This does not mean the club with the highest number of members!
The winners for 2017 were Hook and Odiham Lions Club
for increasing their membership by 25%
The winners for 2016 were Westbury Lions Club
for increasing their membership by eight in the past year
The winners for 2015 were Salisbury Lions Club closely followed by Wokingham Lions Club
The winners for 2014 were Bracknell LIONS CLUB
The winners for 2013 were BASINGSTOKE LIONS CLUB
The winners for 2012 were Zone 4K
for establishing the Branch Club in Aldershot. Several attempts had been made over the years to form a club in an area of great need. This year Zone 4K worked to achieve this
The winners for 2011 were Woolmer Forest
who ran a very successful membership campaign and doubled their membership as a result
The Contact Officer is DO Pauline McCreanor. Please let her know if you think your club has increased its membership significantly during the year or has really tried to do so.