Maximum Effort It is all about ME!!. Trends in Alabama Trends in Social Needs – Not Fashion.

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  • Maximum EffortIt is all about ME!!

  • Trends in AlabamaTrends in Social Needs Not Fashion

  • 2008 Prevalence Rates of Visual Loss - Alabama153,597 peopleBy age -Under 5 1,6645-17 9,26718-64 80,04965-74 23,210

    75 and older 39,407The term vision loss refers to individuals who reported to have serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses as well as those that are blind.

  • 1 out of 9 Americans have diabetesUnder 20 years of age215,000, or 0.26% of all people in this age group have diabetes About1 in every 400 children and adolescents has type 1 diabetes

    Age 20 years or older25.6 million, or 11.3% of all people in this age group have diabetes

    Age 65 years or older10.9 million, or 26.9% of all people in this age group have diabetes

    Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults aged 2074 years.

  • Children in PovertyIn Alabama, there are 604,297 families, with 1,108,085 children.

    Poor Children: 24% (267,355) of children live in poor families (National: 21%), defined as income below 100% of the federal poverty level.

  • Opportunities for Local Lions Clubs"There is an exploding demand for public services -- Medicaid and ALL Kids in particular," said Chris Sanders, a policy analyst for Alabama Arise, an advocacy group for the poor. ALL Kids is the state's subsidized health insurance plan for working families.

  • Alabama Lions Trends Decreasing Membership Club Charters Surrendered Service Projects Decline Fewer Sight Impaired Served Fewer Youth Programs Funded Alabama Lions Band Smaller Diabetic Children Uneducated Increasing Member average Age

  • ITS ALL ABOUT ME MAXIMUM EFFORTFIRST STEP

    Assembles a Club ME Team1. Club President 2.We Serve Expert 3. Club Success Expert 4. Maximum Effort Expert

  • CLUB ME TEAMEstablish realistic goals for:

    A. Increased service,

    B. Enhanced membership satisfaction,

    C. Induction of New Members, and

    D. Extension of New Clubs.

  • We Serve ExpertComplete a Community Needs AssessmentPromote new hands-on service projectsEvaluate effectiveness of current Service Projects

  • Club Success ExpertPromote Club Meeting improvement in order to enhance membership satisfaction.Chair the Program CommitteeSchedule Guest Speakers for each meetingFocus on member involvement

  • Maximum Effort ExpertFocus on Retention through involvement of all members

    Identify members who have withdrawn in the past 5 years and invite them to join in our renewed effort to serve

    Identify and promote monthly targeted membership efforts

    Organize Quarterly Membership Drives

  • Baby Steps2. Complete the Rate Your Club Survey within 30 days3. Complete the Community Needs Assessment within 45 days4. Hold a Club Long Range Planning session in 60 days.5. Attend Club Training hosted by Zone Club Coach.

  • Anticipated Results!!Increased members satisfaction and retentionIncreased service to the communityIncreased total MembershipDecrease average age of club memberGreater involvement in District and MD activities.