All posts by Othmar Fetz

I am designer, creative and photographer from Wels, Austria. I'll visit 50 LEO clubs until 2017 and will publish a book about similarities and differences of volunteering around the world.

BAKING COOKIES
LEOs in action

BAKING COOKIES

Baking cookies As a project for the next day they planned to bake cookies and share them together with positive messages among people in the park as a random act…

Feb 16, 2018
FITNESS-DAY
LEOs in action

FITNESS-DAY

LEO Club Assunta Petaling Jaya (a girls club) really took care of my fitness. Once a week they do a fitness-programm together. The day I arrived, they took me for…

Feb 13, 2018
VISIT AT A HOSPITAL
LEOs in action

VISIT AT A HOSPITAL

After finishing the project at the school, they directly drove to the local hospital where they were sharing apples, roses and little toys with the patients there. They focused on…

Feb 09, 2018
A SCHOOL FOR NATIVES
LEOs in action

A SCHOOL FOR NATIVES

Bataan (Host) LEO Club organized a big event in a school for natives close to Bataan. They were distributing books, goods and toys, story telling and serving the kids a…

Feb 06, 2018
A LEO BOOK FOR THEIR LIONS
LEO Clubs

A LEO BOOK FOR THEIR LIONS

Each project the LEOs from Cavite organize will be document- ed with some photos and descriptions, so they can be proud at what they have achieved. At the end of…

Feb 02, 2018
THAT’S TOO MUCH TRASH!
LEOs in action

THAT’S TOO MUCH TRASH!

That’s too much trash! In Cavite the LEO Club Cavite City spends time with the kids from the local school. Right before going to school they have to clean the…

Jan 29, 2018
Video of my talk at USA/Canada Leadership Forum in Portland
Experience Tour

Video of my talk at USA/Canada Leadership Forum in Portland

The stage is set My talk was planned for the first day of the conference at 16.00 local time, which was good, because it was enough time to fight jet-lag…

Nov 08, 2017
Roomparty!
Blog

Roomparty!

Campfire Talks It was July, 2nd and I had my second talk at the Campfire Sessions Stage, a little smaller, but not less crowded stage. Past International Director and club…

Nov 03, 2017
NEW BOOKS FOR THE KIDS
Lions in Action

NEW BOOKS FOR THE KIDS

Manila. A day care center and school refurbished with the help of Lions. The day I’ve visited the location a book donation took place so the library got more needed…

Nov 01, 2017
International Parade in Chicago
Blog

International Parade in Chicago

Thousands on the street The spectacular Parade of Nations, an estimated 10,000 Lions from over 125 countries with many in native dress will march. See how impressive that was! See…

Oct 30, 2017
The LEO Book Presentation in Chicago!
Experience Tour

The LEO Book Presentation in Chicago!

LCICon 2017 Chicago, 30. Juni 2017. Each year, more than 20,000 Lions from across the globe gather together to celebrate at our international convention. The convention offers an ideal setting…

Oct 27, 2017
Chicago, here we come!
Blog

Chicago, here we come!

Wels – Munich – Atlanta – Chicago Some stops ahead but we were in good mood and started with lots of fun – and beer – into the day, which…

Oct 25, 2017
The books are here!
Blog

The books are here!

Production and Delivery 40 weeks of total travel time, 30.000+ images, 100+ projects, 60+ LEO Clubs, 25 countries later, the spreads of my book were printed in a small version…

Oct 23, 2017
TOGETHER-TIME
LEOs in action

TOGETHER-TIME

Manila. After the project was finished, the LEOs took some time for themselves to chill out a bit. I love the café we’ve been to. One can sit down, lend…

Oct 18, 2017
Ladies Circle Passau invited me!
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Ladies Circle Passau invited me!

A book presentation to another charity organization On Monday, October 16th I have another presentation in Passau, Germany. This time I am invited by a group called “Ladies Circle” which…

Oct 13, 2017
Coimbra Vintage Lofts
Hotels

Coimbra Vintage Lofts

I found this little loft by chance and had to book it – I mean, check out this awesome interior, everything vintage and really cool. I also loved the two…

Oct 10, 2017
HYGIENE, LITERATURE AND FEEDING
LEOs in action

HYGIENE, LITERATURE AND FEEDING

That morning meant full program for the kids of a township in Manila. Lions and LEOs from 301D-I together organized an event full of information, fun and gifts. First they…

Oct 04, 2017
10280 km in 24 hours
Travel Log

10280 km in 24 hours

Flying, flying, flying Today was travel day and the first day of my short US-trip to Portland and Chicago. Well, actually not a lot of things happened today, but traveling…

Sep 21, 2017
Feeding Program
Allgemein

Feeding Program

Manila. alpha LEOs are kids from 12 to 18 years of age and therefore the youngest in the Lions community. Together with LEOs and Lions from their sponsoring club they…

Sep 20, 2017
LEF – LEO EUROPE FORUM 2015
Europe

LEF – LEO EUROPE FORUM 2015

Once a year, the LEOs from Europe meet at the so called LEF, the LEO Europe Forum which lasts a week and will offer different social and fun events to…

Sep 06, 2017
Debate-Club
LEOs in action

Debate-Club

Debating can also be seen as sort of sports, but it’s more a personal training of gaining more skills in speech and discussions. To support these skills LEO Club Kathmandu…

Aug 23, 2017
I need questions for a radio show!
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I need questions for a radio show!

Ask me anything! Radio B-138 is a local radio station run by volunteers and people who like producing radio, trying to understand this technology or simply have something to say.…

Aug 07, 2017
Lions Europe Forum
Bulgaria

Lions Europe Forum

The Lions Europe Forum is an annual event especially for Lions to meet and exchange. Because LEO is a project by the Lions, there is also a program especially for…

Jun 25, 2017
Charity Waiter
Destinations

Charity Waiter

Donating time is a keystone of Lionism. LEO Club Bucharest Sunshine took that very seriously and spent a whole day in a café, serving co ee, drinks and food to…

Jun 25, 2017
LEO-Lions Activity-Day
Austria

LEO-Lions Activity-Day

It’s the largest project of it’s kind in Austria, the so called »LEO-Lions activity day.« which takes place once a year all over Austria. In cooperation with a supermarket chain…

Jun 24, 2017
VIP Executive Diplomatico Hotel
Hotels

VIP Executive Diplomatico Hotel

I arrived late in Lisboa in June 2015 and needed a hotel to stay for a night before I continued with my road-trip to Coimbra. So by chance I found…

Jun 22, 2017
It’s getting real now!
Allgemein

It’s getting real now!

After 2 1/2 really busy weeks with working on the layout, editing images and writing copy, it’s getting real now – the book is in production! The printing started on…

Jun 10, 2017
LEO Weekends in Austria
Austria

LEO Weekends in Austria

Members of the LEO clubs in Austria meet three times a year to get to know each other better, strengthen friendship, talk about their projects and some management things, do…

Apr 30, 2017
Charity Car Wash
Austria

Charity Car Wash

These adolescents from the region of Rohrbach (Austria) organized a charity car wash to earn money for a good cause. They have contributed their time and effort to make cars…

Apr 30, 2017
Leadership Training
Argentina

Leadership Training

After a successful fun activity in a home for the elderly the members of the three LEO clubs from Tucuman and Salta (Argentina) met for having a nice lunch together…

Apr 29, 2017
Visiting a Home for the Elderly
Argentina

Visiting a Home for the Elderly

Donating time is one of the main anchors of being a LEO member. Two clubs from Tucuman and members from LEO Club Salta (roughly 4 hours car-ride away) met and…

Apr 29, 2017
Weekly Tea-Time
Argentina

Weekly Tea-Time

Once a week, the LEOs from Salta, Argentina visit Ceasar, a Lions-friend with a rich history. His wife died in December 2016 and they decided to spend time with him,…

Apr 29, 2017
Vertical Gardens for a Children’s Home
Allgemein

Vertical Gardens for a Children’s Home

LEOs from Salta, Argentina came together and built so called “vertical gardens” made from pallets with and for a children’s home outside of Salta. They also gave them additional information about…

Apr 29, 2017
Support of Flood Vicitms
Argentina

Support of Flood Vicitms

After this heavy rainfalls which caused big damage to many people LEOs helped as much as they can on different locations. They donated clothes, helped serving food, bought necessary goods for…

Apr 29, 2017
Quilmes Day Care
Argentina

Quilmes Day Care

In Quilmes, a town close to Buenos Aires, 5 LEO Clubs from the region visited a children day care center and spent the afternoon with the kids there. They brought…

Apr 29, 2017
Charity Bowling
Austria

Charity Bowling

This weekend, the LEO Club Wels – the club I am member of – held his 5th so called charity bowling. The bowling alley traditionally sponsored tow lanes from 2…

Apr 24, 2017