Darline Wallace, a member of the Mid Lakes Lions Club, was presented a chevron representing 20 years service as a Lion at the club’s meeting on Monday, March 2. District Governor Marty Juel presented the chevron as part of his annual visit to the club.
While the meal count has been turned in, you can still attend all the sessions, seminars and other activities at this weekend’s District 25-G convention. It will be at the Argos United Methodist Church with voter registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the opening session at 9. A Necrology will honor those Lions who have left us since last year’s convention. Special guest for the convention will be International Director Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Gregg from Pennsylvania. She will keynote the attendees at the noon luncheon, as well as conduct a special seminar in the morning session. There is no charge to attend (except for the lunch) and late registrations for lunch will be accepted at the door, if food is available.
Details are now available for the March 7 District 25-G convention. The meeting will be held in the same location as last year, thanks to the excellent facilities available at the Argos United Methodist Church. Download the flyer/registration form by clicking on the flyer at the left or this link.
The Lakeville Lions finished its annual Toys for Tots, Christmas Food Basket, and Pictures With Santa projects on Saturday, December 20th, as local families picked up food, clothes, and toys, and had their pictures taken with a fat man in a red suit. To see a photo gallery of the event, click on this link for the club’s Facebook page.
Shown here are District Governor Marty Juel and Peace Poster Chairman Nick Kenkel with the district’s winning peace poster, submitted by Jillian Baker. The poster was submitted by the Greene Township Lions Club.
Elkhart Community Lions collected 5 gallon milk jugs (over 15 pounds) full of pop tabs. The tabs are given to the Ronald McDonald House in Indianapolis which provides housing for the families of pediatric cancer patients. Pictured is Lion Sharon Stacker with the milk jugs.
Twenty-one of the district’s 54 clubs report a total of 4063 dictionaries have been distributed to third grade students. Leading the list are the Elkhart and Elkhart Community Lions Clubs, who have given 1200 dictionaries in their community. Other club totals are: Mishawaka- 525; Dunlap- 469; Madison Township- 192; Greene Township- 178; Bremen- 170; [!–to read entire post, click on headline–]