We live in a space that is prone to natural disasters each year. Some arears are harder hit that others. However, we have all felt the impact of the devastating effects of the annual hurricane seasons in one way or the other.
As Lions we need to always be prepared to spring into action wherever and whenever the need arises. There is the issue of proper solid waste management and it’s far reaching implications for the countries within our District. In Jamaica alone, 8,657 tonnes of solid waste is produced per day according to the National Environment and Planning Agency.
Worldwide there are 7000 Leo Clubs with over 175,000 members in 145 countries worldwide. Leos have contributed to over 24,000 projects.
Within District 60 B during this Lionistic year we are redoubling our efforts to offer our Leos experiences that with nurture their leadership and provide opportunities to utilize their talents and enhance their capabilities as well as to strengthen the relationships between Lions and Leos.
Drug abuse is a growing threat to the Caribbean Regions children and as a result its future.
The Caribbean’s youth and adolescent have been identified as being most vulnerable to the growing problem of substance use and abuse. Data put forward by the Inter-American Drug Abuse Commission, CICAD, reveal that the average age of “first-use” of drugs is approximately age ten and in many instances as low as age seven.