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Pictured L-R Ernie Turcotte, David Johnsen, and Bob Lehman.

2015-2016 Governors

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

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Lion Bob Fowler

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Upcoming Events


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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 more information.

Sep. 18–20  ODDtoberfest — hosted by the South Elgin Lions Club and the Elgin Odd Fellows Lodge #12, in South Elgin by the Fox River:  Carnival rides, live music, beer tent, local food vendors, featuring live German music, food and beer. Hours – Friday, Sept. 18 - 5 – 11 PM / Saturday, Sept.19 -11 AM– 10:30 PM / Sunday, Sept. 20 - 11 AM – 5 PM. Net proceeds are to be donated to the South Elgin S.E.B.A. Park and other local charities.

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. 19       Free Health Fair at the United Neighborhood Center, 105 E. Navaho, (next door to Shabbona Fire Dept. housed in the former Clinic). Lions of IL Foundation Hearing Bus will be there staffed by Elburn Lions.  Shabbona Lions will be collecting old eyeglasses and hearing aids. Many other activities that day! For further information contact or call 815-824-2359.

Sep. 24       One more week to order your club’s PEACE POSTER CONTEST from Lions Clubs International. “Share Peace” is this year’s theme.

Sep. 26       Sun City-Huntley Lions Club is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast at the start of the Huntley Fall Festival. Serving from 7 AM to 11 AM at Cosman Cultural Center (cafeteria is on north side of building) at Deicke Park. $6 for Adults / Kids (with a Paying Adult) and under 12 — Free.

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  Bloomingdale Lion Stan Poplonski there with “his famous cake balls,” plus many other delicious items. Tickets are $30 each and may be purchased online at

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 Winners will be posted on the same site.

Oct. 12        Elmhurst Lions’ Pumpkin Patch opens with delivery of pumpkins at 8 AM at The Abbey on St. Charles Road. Volunteers needed to help unload this morning.

Oct. 16        Burr Ridge-Hinsdale-Oak Brook Lions Club Annual Wine Tasting at The Community House, 415 West Eighth Street, Hinsdale.

Oct. 18        THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE RECEPTION FOR IPID LION BILL MCKINNEY to be held at St. Michael’s Hall, 1011 Chestnut Street, Greenfield IL. For further information, contact PCC Lion Lydia Ellis at 615-980-7482 or email

Oct. 22        Tomorrow is the last day to reserve a room for the MD-1 FORUM at Embassy Suites, East Peoria, IL. Call 800-362-2779 and tell them you with the Lions of Illinois.

Nov. 01       Only six more days to submit your 2015-16 Environmental Photo Contest entries to Lion Carol Perske, 5114, N. Westwood Dr., McHenry IL 60051. If you have questions email her at or call 815-790-6139.

Nov. 03       Addison Lions Club Texas Hold ‘Em Casino Event at The Pyramid Club, 236 W. Lake St., Addison from 2 PM to Midnight. Single & Multi-Table Games. Excellent food and Waitress Staff.

Nov. 14       LIONS OF ILLINOIS MD-1 FORUM at Embassy Suites, 100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria, IL. You can be one of 30 Lions to participate in the GUIDING LION or CLUB EXCELLENCE PROCESS (CEP) FACILITATOR TRAINING. Registration is $25 per person and includes Seminars & Lunch. Hotel is $99/Night (includes breakfast) — Call by October 23rd to receive the discounted Forum Group Rate.

Nov. 18       Sun City-Huntley Lions Club Holiday Flower Show at Huntley High School Performing Arts Center at 7 PM. Tickets are $10 each (available at the door). Call Lion Laurie Larkin at 847-961-5649 for advance tickets and information. Beautiful arrangements given away — must be present to win.

Nov. 20       Crystal Lake Lions Club will host its Annual Fall Raffle at Park Place today. Contact a CL Lion for details.

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 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


Jan. 17       DISTRICT 1-J BOWLING at the Brunswick Zone XL, 1515 Aurora Ave, Naperville,

Mar. 01       Addison Lions Club Texas Hold ‘Em Casino Event at The Pyramid Club, 236 W. Lake St., Addison from 2 PM to Midnight. Single & Multi-Table Games. Excellent food and Waitress Staff.

Apr. 05        Addison Lions Club Texas Hold ‘Em Casino Event at The Pyramid Club, 236 W. Lake St., Addison from 2 PM to Midnight. Single & Multi-Table Games. Excellent food and Waitress Staff.

Apr. 08–10  DISTRICT 1-J CONVENTION at a new venue this year — the Westin Hotel, 400 Park Blvd., (just off 290 at Thorndale Avenue) in Itasca. The theme this year is taken from the movie “Back to the Future.” Come on Friday and make it a fun weekend!

May 20-22  IL STATE LIONS CONVENTION held at the Abe Lincoln Hotel, 701 E Adams Street, Springfield IL.  Come early or stay after the Convention and enjoy all Springfield has to offer!

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