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2015-2016 Governors

Governor Lion Bob Fowler, 1st VDG Lion Maria Andrews, 2nd VDG Lion John Hilliard

Burlington Lioness help Fairdale Residents

Wheaton Lions Tracy Williams wins the George Lazansky Award

Lion Bob Fowler

District Governor - Elgin Lions Club

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Upcoming Events

 

Send notices of your Club’s Activities to Lion Sandy at newsletter@district1jlions.org
to be posted on our Calendar!
 


Aug. 12       Wheaton Lions Club Annual Golf Outing & Steak Fry, Cantigny Golf Club, Wheaton. Single $220, Foursome $880, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, golf range, chipping & putting practice, on-course refreshments, dinner and cash bar. 11:30 AM—12:30 PM Registration, check in. 12:45 PM—Shotgun Start. 6 PM Cocktails. 6:45 PM Steak Fry Buffet followed by Awards & Silent Auction.

Aug. 13       Roselle Lions Club’s Bounce Back To School under Committee Chair Kathy Dombrowski will be cooking & wrapping 500-600 wieners for Roselle kids to have some fun and get ready for the start of school.

Aug. 15       Algonquin Lions Club’s Bags Tournament at Buffalo Wild Wings, 461 Randall Road, in Algonquin. Contact an Algonquin Lion for details!

Aug. 16       Island Lake Lions’ Cornfest — look for both Lions & Lionesses selling food & beverages.

Aug. 17       FOX RIVER REGION MEETING at 31 North Banquets, 217 Front Street, McHenry. Gathering at 6 PM/Call to Order at 6:45 PM. RSVP by August 10th to ZC Lion Nick Parashis at 815-404-3223.

Aug. 19       EASTERN REGION MEETING at American Legion Post 1084, 344 E. Maple Avenue, Roselle. Lionization at 6:30 PM/Call to Order at 7 PM. RSVP by August 14th to ZC Lion Susan Galvez at 847-691-8856 or ZC Lion John Barsanti at 630-980-7381.

Aug. 20       Bring your flyer (on p. 4) to Colonial Café at 5689 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake today between 4 PM—10 PM  and 15% of your check will be donated to the Island Lake Lioness Club. Present it to the cashier with your receipt.

Aug. 21       Sandwich Lions’ Cruise Night in downtown Sandwich from 5-8 PM on Railroad Street in downtown Sandwich.

Aug. 21-23  Elburn Days at Elburn Lions Park — look for lots of busy Elburn Lions and Elburn Leos on the grounds during those days. Come out and enjoy a hometown activity!

Aug. 22-23  Festival of the Arts, hosted by the Glen Ellyn Lions Club, at Maryknoll Park, 845 Pershing Avenue (south of Roosevelt Rd/Route 53). There will be more than 80 juried artists using a variety of media. Several groups will be providing live music on the grounds; four food booths available. Hours are from 10 AM to 5 PM.

Aug. 25       Heartland Blood Center’s next Blood Drive at Valley West Community Hospital, Sandwich, at 1—5 PM on the 2nd floor of the Conference Room at the Medical Office Building. Appointments are taken, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 1-800-786-4483 for info or go to the website at www.heartlandbc.org

Aug. 28       Elmhurst Lions Club is hosting a Reverse Raffle at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 7 PM.

Aug. 29       Warrenville Lions Club’s 11th Annual Golf Outing to be held at Bliss Creek Golf Course, 1 Golfview Road in Sugar Grove. Drawing for prizes (seven from $1,000 to $100) to be held during Dinner Banquet and winners do not have to be present. For more info, call 630-688-9393.

Aug. 31       LIONS OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATION CANDY DAY JAMBOREE at Lions Park in Elburn.

Sep. 06       Bartlett Lions Club’s Labor Day Dash.  Details later !!

Sep. 07       Winning tickets for Naperville Noon Lions’ Summer Raffle will be drawn today at Naperville's Last Fling Celebration. Raffle tickets can be purchased from any Naperville Noon Lion or several locations in Naperville.

Sep. 09-13  Sandwich Lions Club Annual Steer Raffle at the Sandwich Fair.  The club’s largest fundraiser!

Sep. 11-13  Villa Park Lions’ Octoberfest at Lions Field in town.

Sep. 12       September Fest at Old Town Park in Bloomingdale from 11 AM to 10 PM. Look for hard-working Bloomingdale Lions there!

Sep. 16       Villa Park Lions’ Annual Golf Outing at the Fox Run Golf Links in Elk Grove Village.

Sep. 23       Sandwich Lions’ Cruise Night in downtown Sandwich from 5-8 PM on Railroad Street in downtown Sandwich. The Taste of Sandwich will also be going on this night.

Sep. 17-19  USA/CANADA LIONS LEADERSHIP FORUM    at DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids Michigan. Lisa Whelchel (from the TV show Facts of Life) will be the Friday lunch keynote
speaker. Early Bird Fees are $277 through June 1; Summer Fees are $288 from June 2 through July 20; Last Minute Fees are $310 from July 21 until the Forum starts. Log on to https://lionsforum.org/
for more information.

Sep. 18-19  Island Lake Lioness Club is hosting its annual Fall Plant & Book Sale on Route 176 at Island Foods today from 10 AM—4 PM.

Sep. 26       50 Men Who Can Cook hosted by the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce at Hilton Indian Lakes Resort, East Event Tent, 250 W. Schick Road, Bloomingdale. Look for a Bloomingdale Lion there with his famous cake balls, plus many other delicious goodies. Tickets are $30 each and may be purchased online at http://www.bloomingdalechamber.com/programs_50men.

Oct. 01        Wheaton Lions’ Wine Fest, DuPage County Historical Museum, Downtown Wheaton.

Oct. 02        Winner of the Geneva Lions Club Raffle Drawing will be pulled tonight at the Friday evening Geneva High School Homecoming Game. 1st Prize is $5,000/2nd Prize is $1,000/15 Prizes in all. Tickets are available from a Geneva Lion or online at www.genevalionsclub.org. Winners will be posted on the same site.

Nov. 26       Naperville Noon Lions Club’s 18th Annual 5K Turkey Trot starts at 8 AM at Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Avenue, Naperville. Adult registration fee is $35 until October 31st and $40 thereafter. Fee for children ages 10-14 is $30 and $25 for children age 9 & under. Online registration only at www.napervilleturkeytrot.com. There will be no Race Day Registration. Both runners & walkers are welcome. The race is limited to the first 7,500 runners and has sold out the past four years. For more information visit www.napervillenoonlions.org.

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