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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 Clubs International in 1922. MD19 is an international Multiple District of 9 sub–districts 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 Clubs International is the largest and most active community service organization in the world. There are now more than 1,400,000 Lions and 46,000 Lions Clubs in 210 countries and geographic areas worldwide.

On The Horizon…

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  • CRAB FEED! — The Oak Harbor Lions Club is holding its annual Crab Feed Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Elks Lodge #2362, 155 NE Ernst Street, Oak Harbor, Washington U.S.A. Dinner prices are US$4000 (CAN$4800) for a crab dinner. You get a $1000 discount at the door for a ham dinner. Social hour starts at 6:00 p.m., dinner is served at 7:30 p.m. Downlad the flyer here. Contact Lion Jim Trask by email or by phone at (360) 929-5691 for tickets and information.
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  • REDISTRICTING WORKSHOP — The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting a meeting of the District Merger Committees via ZOOM, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Click here for more information and the link to join the meeting.
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  • REDISTRICTING WORKSHOP — The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting a meeting of the District Merger Committees via ZOOM, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Click here for more information and the link to join the meeting.
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  • WINTER COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS MEETING — The 2002 MD19 Winter Council of Governors meeting is scheduled for Saturday, February 19, 2022, currently as a virtual meeting format. A pre–council meeting will be held Friday evening, February 18, 2022. Check back for details as they become available.
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  • REDISTRICTING WORKSHOP — The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting a meeting of the District Merger Committees via ZOOM, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Click here for more information and the link to join the meeting.
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  • DISTRICT 19–H SPRING CONFERENCEDistrict 19–H has announced it's 2021–2022 spring conference will be a single–day Virtual event on March 12, 2022. Check back here for more details as they become available. Contact conference chair PID Don Shove for more information.
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  • REDISTRICTING WORKSHOP — The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting a meeting of the District Merger Committees via ZOOM, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Click here for more information and the link to join the meeting.
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  • DISTRICT 19–F SPRING CONFERENCE — Save the date! District 19–F will hold a Virtual spring conference on March 25 to 26, 2022. Check back here for more details as they become available.
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  • REDISTRICTING WORKSHOP — The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting a meeting of the District Merger Committees via ZOOM, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Click here for more information and the link to join the meeting.
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  • DISTRICT 19–I SPRING CONFERENCE — Save the date! District 19–I has scheduled it's 2021–2022 spring conference for April 1 to 3, 2022. Check back for details. Contact conference co–chair PDG Leslie Smith for more information.
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  • DISTRICT 19–B SPRING CONFERENCE — The District 19–B 2021–2022 spring conference, scheduled for April 1 to 3, 2022, has gone Virtual. Check back here for more details as they become available. Contact conference chair PDG Mel Fernandez for more information.
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  • DISTRICT 19–C SPRING CONFERENCEDistrict 19–C has scheduled it's 2021–2022 spring conference for April 8 to 9, 2022. Check back for details. Contact conference co–chair PDG Marilyn Danby for more information.
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  • REDISTRICTING WORKSHOP — The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting a meeting of the District Merger Committees via ZOOM, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Click here for more information and the link to join the meeting.
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  • DISTRICT 19–A SPRING CONFERENCEDistrict 19–A has scheduled it's 2021–2022 spring conference for April 15 to 16, 2022. Check back here for more details as they become available. Contact conference co–chairs PDG Henry Ng or PDG Peter Cheng for more information.
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  • DISTRICT 19–D SPRING CONFERENCE — Save the date! District 19–D has scheduled a Virtual 2021–2022 spring conference for April 23, 2022. Check back here for more details as they become available. Contact conference co–chairs PDG Joe Nilles, PZC Dorothy Nilles or PDG Shelley Costello for more information.
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  • REDISTRICTING WORKSHOP — The MD19 Strategic Planning Committee is hosting a meeting of the District Merger Committees via ZOOM, at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2022. Click here for more information and the link to join the meeting.
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  • NORTHWEST LIONS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE — The 2002 edition of the Northwest Lions Leadership Instutute will return to Canada, at Harrison Hot Springs Resort, May 5 to 8, 2022. Canadian students who were unable to attend last year can reactivate their applications and new students can enroll as well (up to 34 total students). See more…
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  • DISTRICT 19–E SPRING CONFERENCEDistrict 19–E has scheduled it's 2021–2022 spring conference for May 6 to 7, 2022. Check back here for more details as they become available. Contact conference co–chairs PDG Ken Cook or Peggy Harriman for more information.
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  • DISTRICT 19–G SPRING CONFERENCE — Save the date! District 19–G has scheduled it's 2021–2022 spring conference for May 13 to 14, 2022 at The Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Drive in Vancouver, Washington U.S.A. Download the Conference Registration form, the Contests Registration form, and the “Flannel Up For Fun Night” flyer now and get your club members to join in the 2022 19–G Spring Conference festivities! Contact conference chairs PDG Steve Patterson or PDG Monte Ward for more information.
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  • DGE AND ZCE SCHOOL — The 2022 District Govenor Elect and Zone Chair Elect School is scheduled for May 19 to 21, 2022. Format (virtual or live) and location (in front of your computer or the Howard Johnson Plaza by Wyndham in Yakima) are still up for grabs, so save the date and check back for more details.

In The Know…

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  • LCI CHARTER AND ADMISSION FEE WAIVERS EXTENDED — The LCI board of directors has extended the waiver of club charter fees and member entrance (initiation) fees an additional 6 months— LCI will not charge new–club charter fees or new–member entrance fees through June 20, 2022.
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  • MD19 REDISTRICTING — On June 12, 2021 the MD19 Council Of Governors directed the MD19 Strategic Planning Committee to prepare a redistricting plan to consolidate MD19 from the current 9 into 5 districts. Check out the MD19 Redistricting Page for information, details and redistricting resources.
  • LCIF MODEL CLUB DEADLINE EXTENDED — LCIF has extended the Campaign 100 Model Club deadline: All clubs committing to become a Model Club between July 1, 2021 and the end of Campaign 100 (June 30, 2022) will have 3 years from their commitment dates to reach their goals. Read more…

This And That…

  • WHAT NEXT? A WHITE RABBIT?Tee Shirt Picture Here is something that feels… strangely… familiar. Something old yet new; Something different yet tried and true (Hmm? Is that Grace Slick I hear in the background: “♪♪… Go ask Alice, when she's ten feet tall… ♪”)? But I digress, so back to the point: Pictured here is MD19's very own Vanna, ED Peter Anderson, modeling, in all of its sartorial splendor, the latest and greatest in MD19 Lions attire, the MD19 Tie-Dye Logo Tee! (“♪…And if you go chasing rabbits… ♪♪”). Okay, sorry. Just lost concentration there for a minute. Back again to the task at hand: One of these marvels of semi–modern science can be yours. Today! Just email Vanna… er… ED Peter for sizing, pricing, and the like and he will do his best to get you your very own MD19 TDLT ASAP. And as for the rest of the song now feeding my head:
  • MD19 LIONS FACE MASKS AVAILABLELion Logo Face Mask Picture MD19 still has a suppply of Lions logo and MD 19 logo face masks. You know you want one! Even if the CDC says you don't need one! And guess what? One of these washable, reusable, Lions logo face masks, courtesy of MD19, can be yours! All it takes is $1000 (US), plus shipping (i.e., postage). MD19 Logo Face Mask Picture The Lions logo face mask is fitted with ear straps, one size fits all. The MD19 logo face mask features elastic straps that go around the back or your head and neck— no more knocking off your eyeglasses or tangling up hearing–aids and earings— plus the addition of a bendable, form–fitting nose strip helps keep the mask in place and cuts down on eyeglasses fogging up. You can't beat the deal. Why not spring for a whole set and get both! Just drop ED Peter an email and get your Lions face mask(s) today!