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Aug. 09       Bloomingdale Lions will be promoting the Leo Program to the students at Westfield Middle School from 10 AM – 6:00 PM. Four Lions will do a 2-hour Leo Presentation beginning 10 AM, 12 Noon, 2 PM and 4 PM. For more information, contact Karen Vitale at:  kvitale6174@sbcglobal.net

Aug. 10       Wheaton Lions Club’s Annual Golf Outing & Steak Fry, at Cantigny Golf Club, Single $225, Foursome $900, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, golf range, chipping & putting practice, on-course refreshments and cash bar. 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – registration, 12:45 PM – shotgun start. Contact Finny Rajchel, (630) 886-9229.

Aug. 10       Bloomingdale Lions’ Septemberfest will be selling beer, wine and hard lemonade.

Aug. 11-14  South Elgin Lions’ Riverfest, Lion Doug is in charge, call him to volunteer, he needs all the support he can get- (847-338-3616) to make this the biggest event ever. Lion Molly is in charge of the beer tent, she needs help pouring beer, selling tickets and checking IDs, call Lion Molly at:  224-577-5668.

Aug. 12       Huntley Lions Club Golf Outing at Pinecrest Golf Club, Huntley. $80 per person includes 18 holes, plus a cart, Buffet Dinner and prize raffles. Mail payments or call David Boyer, 457 Mary Lane, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 by August 2nd. For more information, call Lion Dave at 815-354-4269 or email boyerzville@comcast.net.

Aug. 18       Villa Park Lions will co-sponsor the August Concert at Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Refreshments will be served by The V.F.W.

Aug. 19       Elmhurst Lions Club’s Reverse Raffle from 5-7 PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 537 S. York Road, Elmhurst. Tickets are $50 each. Only 200 raffle tickets are available for purchase. Last ticket drawn will be the $2,000 winner. The drawing starts at 7 PM. Ticket price includes dinner and a chance of winning cash prizes. Contact Lion Jim Worden at 630-327-5643 or email info@elmhurstlions.org.

Aug. 19       Sandwich Lions Club is sponsoring a Downtown Cruise Night tonight.

Aug. 19–21 Elburn Days hosted by Elburn Lions Club come out and have some home town fun!

Aug. 20       Algonquin Lions Club is hosting its 7th Annual Bags Tournament at Buffalo Wild Wings today starting at 11 AM.

Aug. 20       Villa Park Presidents’ Picnic at 611 N. Second Avenue, Villa Park backyard from 3:30 PM til ??. Bring a dish to share.

Aug. 27-28  Glen Ellyn Lions’ Art Fest, with 90 juried artists in a variety of media, music throughout and food and beverages on a Saturday and Sunday at beautiful Lake Ellyn Park.

Aug. 29       LIONS OF IL FOUNDATION CANDY DAY JAMBOREE at Elburn Lions Park. Candy will be available at this meeting with orders submitted to the 1-J LIF Trustees.

Sep. 07–11  Sandwich Lions Club Steer Raffle at The Sandwich Fair, Sandwich, IL.

Sep. 09-11  Villa Park Lions’ OctoberFest at Lions Field.

Sep. 10       Aurora Evening Lions Club’s 5th Annual Night Golf Outing fundraiser at Phillips Park Golf Course, 1001 Hill Avenue in Aurora. The public is invited, but the event is limited to 72 golfers. Registration is at 6:15 PM. At 6:45 PM there will be chipping & putting contests, raffles, and a silent auction. Shotgun start at 7:30 PM. Fees are $50 for individuals; $200 for foursomes. Call Lion Lynn Miller at 630-6896213 or email lionlynn15@gmail.com for registration or information.

Sep. 11       Bartlett Lions Club’s 2016 Bartlett Lions Day Dash, 8:00 AM at the Bartlett Town Center, Main Street and Railroad Ave.

Sep. 11       South Elgin Lions Club is hosting a bus trip to the White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals Game today. Cost is $50 — bus leaves at 10:30 AM. Cost includes bus trip to/from the game, drinks on the bus and dinner at the Lions Club
afterwards. RSVP to (847) 888-9575 or Pres. Lion Gary Hyman at 847-668-2907 by August 20th as there must be 50 total going for the trip to happen!

Sep. 14-17  USA/CANADA LIONS LEADERSHIP FORUM at Lincoln, Nebraska – Targeting Young Lions this year with four seminar sessions presented by young Lions, but attendance is open to Lions of all ages. Lion Jay Blake will have his “Follow A Dream” Alcohol Funny Car in the Exhibit Hall during the whole Forum. Jay is the only blind crew chief in the sport of auto racing; he is the main mechanic and heads the Super Drag Racing Team. Get ready to share the “Paw.” Register online at www.lionsforum.org.

Sep. 21       Villa Park Lions’ Annual Golf Outing at Fox Run Golf Links in Elk Grove Village.

Sep. 23       Westmont Lions Club is hosting the Kelly Miller Circus in town — details on tickets, etc. are on p. 2.

Sep. 28       Sandwich Lions Club  is hosting a Downtown Cruise Night — Taste of Sandwich is on tonight, too.

Oct. 05        Senior Health Day at Good Samaritan Hospital, Wellness Center. Westmont Lions will be staffing the LIF Hearing and Vision Screening Buses from 10 AM on.

Oct. 22        McHenry Lions Club is celebrating its 50th Anniversary tonight at Route 31 North. The club was sponsored by the Island Lake Lions Club. More details later!

Nov. 24       Naperville Noon Lions Club’s 19th Annual 5K Turkey Trot starting at 8 AM. Go to www.napervilleturkeytrot.com to register. Only online registration is accepted and race day registrations will not be accepted.

Nov. 24       Inaugural 5K Turkey Trot Run at 8 AM, hosted by Algonquin Lions Club, starting at Lifetime Fitness in Algonquin. Details later!

Nov. 26       Island Lake Lions Club 60th Charter Night Celebration at Westridge Banquet Hall. Details later!
Send notices of your Club’s Activities to Lion Sandy Williams at newsletter@district1jlions.org