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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 a multi–national organization comprised of 9 Lions Clubs International districts serving 12,000 Lions, Lioness and Leos in 450 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.

Announcements…

  • DISTRICT OFFICER ELECTION RESULTS — The 2021–2022 District Governor teams for the nine MD19 districts are coming together as the 2021 District conference season draws to a close. With one District conference remaining on the calendar here is a run–down of the elections that are in the books:
    • DISTRICT 19–A — Congratulations to DGE Syrus Lee, 1st VDGE May Ho and 2nd VDGE Angela Lam on their election at the District 19–A spring conference, April 24, 2021. And Kudos, as well, to DG Hans Wong and his entire convention team on a terrific spring conference!
    • DISTRICT 19–B — Congratulations to DGE Tom Smarsh on his election at the District 19–B spring conference, March 27, 2021. And Kudos, as well, to DG Vilma Fernandez and her entire convention team on a terrific spring conference!
    • DISTRICT 19–D — Congratulations to DGE Joyce Stevens, 1st VDGE Debbie Allan and 2nd VDGE Mike Livingstone on their election at the District 19–D spring conference, April 17, 2021. And Kudos, as well, to DG Joe Nilles and his entire convention team on a terrific spring conference!
    • DISTRICT 19–E — Congratulations to DGE Paul Bogaard, of the Nelson Lions Club in Nelson, Britich Columbia, on his election at the District 19–E spring conference, May 1, 2021. And Kudos, as well, to DG Peggy Harriman and her entire convention team on a terrific spring conference!
    • DISTRICT 19–G — Congratulations to DGE Marilyn Patterson, 1st VDG Debbie Mansell and 2nd VDG Leslie Chasse on their election at the District 19–E spring conference, May 7, 2021. And Kudos, as well, to DG Doug Harvey and his entire convention team on a terrific spring conference!
    • DISTRICT 19–H — Congratulations to DGE Ken Ball, 1st VDGE Steven Wong and 2nd VDGE Joel Haggen on their election at the District 19–H spring conference, March 13, 2021. And Kudos, as well, to DG Orson Chtrisensen and his entire convention team on a terrific spring conference!
    • DISTRICT 19–I — Congratulations to DGE Lorne Bunyan on his election at the District 19–I spring conference, April 17, 2021. Congratulations as well to PDG Lea Verseval on her nomination to serve as the 2021–2022 District 19–I 1st Vice Ditrict Goveronr. And last, but certainly not least, Kudos to DG Jane Beddows and her entire convention team on a terrific spring conference!
  • 2021–2022 MD19 OFFICERS ELECTED — Congratulations to Council Chair Elect John Moralek and Vice Council Chair Elect Lyndon Harriman on their election at the Winter Council of Governors Meeting, February 6, 2021.

On The Horizon…

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  • DISTRICT 19–F SPRING CONFERENCE — District 19–F has scheduled a virtual spring conference on May 15, 2021. Online registration is now available, just click this link to sign up now! The cost: $5.00. You can't beat that deal! Contact conference chairs PDG Larry Carley or PDG Melba Fujiura for details.
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  • 2021–2022 CLUB OFFICER PREP — MD19 is offering seminars to help prepare incoming club officers for the new year, which will be repeated from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on three different dates: May 22, June 24, and September 25. Even if you have been a club president, secretary, treasurer or membership chair before, and even if you have attended new officer training before, there is always something new that will affect your club in the coming year. Download the May 22 flyer and check back for more details on the June and September sessions. Sign up for a session (or two… or all three).
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  • HELEN KELLER MUSEUM VIRTUAL TOUR — The MD19 Knighs of the Blind Committee invites all MD19 Lions to an exclusive, guided, virtual tour of the Helen Keller Museum, which is located at her birthpace and childhood home in Tuscumbia, Alabama, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 23, 2021. Download a flyer for details and the Zoom link. Contact PDG Art Ruben for more details, or kotb.md19@hotmail.com to RSVP for the event, learn more about the MD19 Knights of the Blind Committee, or for ideas and an informational kit to celebrate Helen Keller Vision month— which of course all Lions know is June!
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  • NORTHWEST LIONS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE — Yes, the 2021 Northwest Lions Leadership Institute is still on. But the time and place have changed (it is called “COVID–induced broken–field running for Lions”). The event will be held at the Ross Point Camp & Conference Center in Post Falls, Idaho from June 3, 2021 tho June 6, 2021. Registrations are available online, at the Instutute website.
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  • ZONE CHAIR ELECT VIRTUAL TRAINING — Save the date! Incoming Zone Chair training will be held, via Zoom, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, June 18, 2021, and from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021. Registration and login informatioon will be forthcoming.
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  • SPRING COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS MEETING — The 2021 spring Council of Governors meeting will be held, via Zoom, starting at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, June 12, 2021, with a pre–council meeting scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021. Contact ED Peter Anderson to get on the list for log in information to attend the meetings.
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  • 2021–2022 CLUB OFFICER PREP — The second of three opportunities for MD19 club officer training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 24, 2021. Even if you have been a club president, secretary, treasurer or membership chair before, and even if you have attended new officer training before, there is always something new that will affect your club in the coming year. Check back for more details as they become available.
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  • 2021 LCI CONVENTION — The 2021 Lions Clubs International annual convention will be held June 25 to June 29, 2021. The registration fee is US$5000 until March 31, 2020, then US$7500 beginning April 1, 2021. The registration fee for Leos will be US$3000 regardless of date. Executive officer and international director elections will be conducted electronically, which means every eligible Lion will be able to vote! Check the LCI convention website, LCICon, to register and for details.
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  • DISTRICT 19–C CELEBRATION — The District 19–C will be holding an outdoor celebration in lieu of it's 2020–21 conference on July 17, 2021. A memorial service and banner–passing are planned for the event. Details are in the works. Contact conference chair PDG Marilyn Danby for information and updates.
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  • 2021 USA CANADA LIONS LEADERSHIP FORUM — No, it is not too soon to make plans for the fall, in general, or in particular for the 2021 USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum. So save the date— September 9 to 11, 2021. The place: Des Moines, Iowa USA. The Forum is open for online registration right now.
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  • 2021–2022 CLUB OFFICER PREP — The third of three opportunities for MD19 club officer training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on September 25, 2021. Even if you have been a club president, secretary, treasurer or membership chair before, and even if you have attended new officer training before, there is always something new that will affect your club in the coming year. Check back for more details as they become available.

In The Know…

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  • STAY SAFE IN A MD19 LIONS FACE MASK — MS19 still has a suppply of Lions logo and MD 19 logo face masks. You know you want 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), and one can be yours. MD19 Logo Face Mask Picture The, traditional, 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 MD19 Lions logo face mask today.

Not everything that is happening in MD19 can fit on this page! So don't forget to check out the District pages for District and Club events and announcements from their little corners of MD19's little corner of the world:

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