Healthy Club Toolbox(HCT) “Heck, there are no rules here. We are trying to accomplish something” –Thomas Edison
Background • Most comprehensive set of membership materials ever assembled by LCI • Key component in North American Initiative • Extremely flexible – pick and choose your information • Available free of charge
Toolbox Organization 1. ClubManagement 2. MemberRecruiting 3. MemberRetention 4. ServiceActivities 5. SpecialIncentivesandOrderForms • Toolbox is organized into five practical sections from the club’s point of view:
How Are Your Ratings? (ME15 & ME15 B) Practical tool for club president. Solicits input from club members….what works, what can be improved. Handy Administrative Guide helps interpret results, build action plan. 1. Club Management
Orientation Guide (ME13) Conducting new member orientations will engage members in your club. Orientation helps new members commit to club, learn what it means to be a Lion. Membership Application (ME6B) Attractive pocket invitation to Lions membership. Always carry with you. I am a Lion (ME37) This bold new recruiting brochure is designed by women for women. 2. Member Recruiting And lots of other great recruiting aids and brochures…..
Lions Mentoring Program (MTR5) A program to bond inexperienced Lions with knowledgeable Lions. President’s Retention Campaign (PRC1) Excellent program to help club presidents recognize and address retention issues within their club. • Working Together (PRC2) • A “must read” for every club president • Practical guidance for helping club • members to work together • Component of PRC 3. Member Retention
4. Service Activities • Making It Happen (TK10) • Identify a community • Talk to people…find an unmet need in • community. • Identify people needed to fill the need. • Gather community-minded people who are • interested in supporting the new project. • Show them how a Lions club can help • them accomplish their goals.
There is no point at which you can say, “Well, I am successful now. I might as well take a nap.” -Carrie Fisher 5. Special Incentives and Order Forms • Women’s Fee Waiver • (Nov.1,2003 to June 30, 2004) • Lioness Waiver • Spouse Waivers • Order Forms
How To Order a Healthy Club Toolbox You can order your Healthy Club Toolbox many ways: • Contact Membership Programs Department at LCI by phone: 630-571-5466 ext. 390 • By email at firstname.lastname@example.org • Fax (630-571-1691) or mail your request to Membership Programs Department • Automated telephone order: 800-xxx-xxxx