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Dec. 16 The Bartlett Lions Club Holiday Food Baskets – Box Packing on Saturday, December 16th. Packing starts at 9:00 AM at the old Bartlett Florist Shop in Bartlett Plaza. The meals will be delivered on Thursday, December 21, 2017.

Dec. 17 Last day to register for the 1-J BOWLING TOURNAMENT at Fox Bowl!! Open to Lions, family & friends! Entry fee is $100 per team/Checks payable to District 1-J Lions. Return form, along with payment, to Lion Barb Thornbury, Social Chair, 3 S 369 Curtis Avenue, Warrenville, IL /Questions — or 630-393-3305.

Dec. 28 Bloomingdale Lions are volunteering at Feed My Starving Children to pack healthy meals for needy children at the Schaumburg Facility, 1072 National Parkway.

Jan. 21 1-J BOWLING TOURNAMENT at Fox Bowl on Butterfield Road, Wheaton. — open to Lions, family & friends. Entries must be made by December 17, 2017.

Jan. 26-28 Ski For Sight Weekend at Shabbona Lake State Park — Saturday is the day that volunteers are needed to guide visually-impaired skiers. You don’t have to be able to ski to do it — just walk along with the skiers. Duplicate the guide form and send it to Lion Jerome Perez, Registration Chairman, PO Box 304, Sycamore, IL 60178. All Lions Club skier sponsorships can go to Lion Kevin Brint, Treasurer, 1177 Arneita St., Sycamore, IL 60178.

Apr. 06-08 DISTRICT 1-J CONVENTION at the Chicago Marriott Naperville, 1801 Naper Boulevard, Naperville, Illinois.

May 19-20 Theme is ‘Tis Vegas, Baby! MD-1 Illinois State Lions Convention at Abe Lincoln Hotel, Springfield IL. More details later!

Jun. 08 Bloomingdale Lions Club will take part in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Lake Park East Campus on Medinah Road starting at 6 PM.

Jun. 29-Jul. 03 101st Lions Clubs International Convention in Las Vegas NV at the MGM Resort. Register online at LCICON for $150 per person thru January 12, 2018. Cost goes up after that.

Oct. 13-15 REGIONAL LIONS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE FOR 2018 has been determined. The program will take place on October 13-15, 2018, at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield and ALL expenses are paid. Notify ZC Lion John Barsanti if you’d like to attend. The only qualification is that you cannot have already been a Club President.