Multiple District 19 Lions
Friday, June 21, 2024
MD19: Serving Lions Clubs In British Columbia, Northern Idaho And Washington Since 1922
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The Letter Nestled in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, at the southwest corner of Canada and the northwest corner of the United States, Multiple District 19 began its tenure as District 19 of Lions International in 1922. MD19 is an international Multiple District with 5 subdistricts serving 10,000 Lions and Leos in 400 clubs in the Province of British Columbia, Canada, and the States of Idaho and Washington in the United States.

Founded in 1917, Lions International is the largest and most active community service organization in the world. There are now nearly 1,400,000 Lions and 46,000 Lions Clubs in 210 countries and geographic areas worldwide.

Of Note…

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  • LCI President's Year–End Message — A message from Dr. Patti Hill, President, Lions International 2023–2024: “The Lion year may be coming to an end, but our service continues. So, reflect on the impact of your service and the people you served—those unforgettable experiences are why we serve—then let’s get ready to take up new roles and create new opportunities to help more people in need. Let’s invite even more service-minded people to share the joy of being a part of Lions International”. Read President Hill's entire message here.

On The Horizon…

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  • 106th International Convention — Registration is now open for the 106th Lions International Convention (“LionsCon 2024”), June 21 to 25, 2024. Sign up today and celebrate service with your fellow Lions and Leos in one of the most unique and exciting travel destinations in the world, beautiful Melbourne, Australia.
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  • Camp Horizon Is Celebrating 50 Years — Camp Horizon invites all Lions and guests to join it for “A Day In The Life Of Camp”, to celebrate the Camp's 50th anniversary. The fstivities will run from Noon to 4:30 p,m., Saturday, June 22, 2024, at 7506 Gemini Street in Blaine, Washington. The cost: US$1000. Pre–registration by June 14, 2024 is required, which you can do online. Visit the Camp Horizon website for more information.
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  • MD19 Environmental Committee Invitation — The MD19 Lions Environmental Team is inviting all MD19 Lions to their regular Zoom Meetings, the first Tuesday each month at 11:30 a.m. The actual meeting happens between 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m., but you can dial in early if you would like to visit with others or make sure your technology is working. The zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83307285506. You can also import a recurring event to your calender (an .ics file) for this recurring meeting here.
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  • Club Excellence Award Deadline — The deadline to submit your application for the 2023–2024 Club Excellence Award is August 31, 2024. All Club Excellence Award applications must be signed by your 2023–2024 District Governor, so give yourself ennough time to get that done. Applications may be submitted to Lions International by email to clubexcellenceaward@lionsclubs.org. Download an (fillable pdf) application here. More information is available from the LCI website here.
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  • USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum — The 2024 USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum is schduled for September 5 to 7, 2024, in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.
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  • Lake Stevens Lions 75th Anniversary Celebration — Save the date! The Lake Stevens Lions Club will be celebrating its 75th anniversary on October 5, 2024, at Machias Meadows, 14607 OK Mill Road, Snohomish, Washington U.S.A. Check back here for more information as it becomes available.
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  • Fall Council Of Governors Meeting — The MD19 Fall, 2024 Council of Governors meeting will be held in Chilliwack, BC Canada, on Saturday, October 19, 2024. A pre–council meeting will be held Friday evening, October 18, 2024. Stay tuned for more details, which will be posted as they become available.

IN THE KNOW…

  • CLUB NEWSLETTERS: Club bulletin editors: When you send your club bulletin to the MD19 Office via email using the email address md19lions@ lionsmd19.org, you will receive a response from Michele within 24 hours. If you do not receive a response, please call the office to verify whether the bulletin has been received.
  • CLUB SECRETARY REPORTING: Club secretaries: Information (especially updates for Club Officers) that you report to the MD19 office should be sent to md19lions@lionsmd19.org so that it can be timely processed.
  • ZONE CHAIR REPORTING: Zone Chairpersons: Please send your reports, bulletins, and expense claim forms to md19admin@lionsmd19.org. Note that this is not the same address that club secretaries report to (not md19lions@lionsmd19.org).
  • IPDG AND VDG EXPENSE REPORTING: Immediate Past District Governors and Vice District Governors: Expense Claim Forms should be emailed to md19lions@lionsmd19.org (not md19admin@lionsmd19.org) for timely processing.
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