Wisconsin Lion

The Wisconsin Lion is a monthly newspaper designed to inform and educate the Lions of Wisconsin on issues that strengthen our organization and our ability to serve our communities.
  • The newspaper is published 6 times per year.  All issues are available online and mailed to every Lions' address.

  • Online viewing has changed to a digital newspaper.  The best way to read the articles is to click on the headline and read the article as a separate page.  There are buttons to navigate through the newspaper.  The new format is screen reader friendly, so other documents are no longer needed. The NEWS link to the latest version or individual stories is located on the menu bar above.

EDITORIAL   Story Submission Guidelines


Stories and ideas come from Lions around Wisconsin, including the Wisconsin Lion Editorial Board, Council of Governors and a variety of committees. Each issue includes information on a wide variety of subjects from a number of contributors including:

News & Feature Stories – from Wisconsin Lions Foundation (WLF), Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin, Current International Director (or immediate PID), Lioness, Pin Traders, clubs/members, state committees & others

District Pages – monthly news from each district including a message from the DG, club events and calendars.

Classified Section – sections for WLF & LEBW donors, club anniversaries, club events, MD27 contacts, upcoming dates, conventions & trainings, Melvin Jones & Birch Sturm Fellows

Tool Kit – an entire page dedicated to resources that will help you to be a better Lion and help your club to grow & prosper

ADVERTISING  Guidelines & Rate Sheet (Coming Soon)

Clubs and businesses interested in reaching 18,000 Wisconsin Lions households can choose from a variety of advertising options.

• Display   • Classified   • Advertising Inserts

SUBMISSIONS  Getting Published

Submissions to the newspaper can be e-mailed to Jennifer Creative at Contact Jennifer Erdman at 414-213-4125 with any questions or to arrange any submissions that cannot be done electronically.

To submit photos:  Generally, photos should be in jpg or png but other formats are acceptable as well.  Please do NOT embed photos into word files.  If you need to show me what files go with what text, word is fine, but they should ALWAYS come to me as separate attachments as well. Email images to or upload them to the following dropbox folder:

To submit articles:  Please provide text digitally via email or by typing them in a word file.  Please note that all text will be edited for readability, length and grammar.


RFP’s for the editor and printer are listed below  Bid has been awarded for 21-22, so if you are interested to know what it is about, visit the links below.

Editor rfp 2021-22

Printer rfp 2021-22