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California Lions Clubs

Multiple District Four, California, Lions Clubs International (MD4)

MD4 Events

Calendar                                                          Detailed Calendar (pdf bookmark)

Council Meeting Dates and Locations 2018-2019

Organizational - August 3 - 5, 2018    4-C1 Red Lion,  Redding
Canceled due to Carr Fire. Make up Thursday October 25 in Santa Maria.

Fall - October 26-28, 2018    4-C6 and 4-A3 Radisson, Santa Maria 

Mid-Winter - February 6-7, 2019    4-C5, 4-C3, and 4-C2  DoubleTree, Sacramento 

Joint - June 7-9, 2019    4-L1 Airtel Plaza Hotel, Van Nuys

 

MD-4 Conventions

February, 8, 9, 10, 2019    4-C5, 4-C3, and 4-C2 DoubleTree by Hilton Sacramento

February, 21, 22, 23, 2020    , 4-A2 Convention Center, Visalia

 

International Conventions

July 5-9, 2019    Milan, Italy

June 26-30, 2020    Singapore

June 25-29, 2021    Montréal, Québec, Canada

July 1-5, 2022    Delhi, India

July 7-11, 2023    Boston, USA

June 21-25, 2024    Melbourne, Australia

2025     Mexico City, Mexico

 

USA/Canada Forums

September 20-22, 2018    Columbus, Ohio

September 19-21, 2019    Spokane, Washington

 

MD-4 Lions Leadership Institute 

January 26-28, 2019 Sat-Mon    Earle Baum Center, Santa Rosa

March 23-25, 2019 Fri-Sun    Lions Center East and West, Rancho Cucamonga

 

MD-4 Youth Leadership Institute

March 29-31, 2019    Lions Camp at Teresita Pines

 

Special Activities

October 20, 2019    White Cane Day

February 16, 2019    Lions Flag Day

March 16, 2019    Lions Eyes Across California Day

March 31, 2019    City of Hope Lions Tribute Day 

 

Student Speaker Contest Completion Dates

On or before Monday, February 25, 2019    Club Contest

On or before Monday, March 18, 2019    Zone Contest

On or before Monday, April 8, 2019    Region Contest

On or before Monday, April 29, 2019    District Contest

On or before Monday, May 20, 2019    Area Contest

June 8, 2019 Van Nuys, Airtel Plaza Hotel    MD-4 Final Contest

 

July 2018

July 1: sub-districts and MD4 may apply for 2018-2019 Leo Leadership Grant Program

July 15: Lions Club Activity Report due

July 15: Last day to enter Centennial Service Challenge and Legacy Projects in MyLCI

August 2018

August 1-5: USA/Canada Leo Leadership Forum (Westchester, New York, USA)

August 8: Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 12: International Youth Day

August 2: GLT training for 2VDGs

August 3-5 Council Meeting

August 9-11: LCIF Board of Trustees Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 15: LCI Leo Club Excellence Award applications due

August 15: LCI Top Ten Youth Camp and Exchange Chairp Award apps (YCE-110) due

August 31: LCI Deadline for the Club and District Team Excellence Awards

August 31: LCI Deadline for Presidential Zone and Region Chairperson Awards

September 2018

September 20-22: USA/Canada Forum (Columbus, Ohio, USA)

October 2018

Vision Awareness Month

Lions Membership Growth Month

Leo Membership Growth Month

October 1: Deadline to purchase Peace Poster Contest kits from Club Supplies Sales

October 1: Deadline to order Student Speakers Packet without fee from MD4lions.org

October 9: Application deadline for Matching, Lions Quest and Diabetes grants to be reviewed at the January 2019 board and LAC meetings

October 11: World Sight Day

October 12: Application deadline for SightFirst grants to be reviewed at the January 2019 SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting

October 14-17: International Board of Directors Meeting (Ojai, California, USA)

October 15: Intl White Cane Safety Day

October 25: GLT training for 1VDGs

October 26-28: Council Meeting, Santa Maria

November 2018

Diabetes Awareness Month

November 1: International Leo Day Video Contest submissions due

November 14: World Diabetes Day

November 15: Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor

November 15: LCI Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due

November 23: Deadline to submit Nominees for California Lions Awards to MD4

December 2018

December 5: International Leo Day

December 10: Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning Peace Poster entry and one winning essay to the MD4 Office

December 15: Postmark deadline for the MD4 Office to send one winning Peace Poster and one winning essay to the Public Affairs Division

December 31: Deadline for MD4 Excellence Award submissions to MD4 Office

January 2019

Hunger Awareness Month

January 1: Rose Parade 8:00 am Pasadena
Rose Bowl Game 1:00 pm

January 14: Deadline to submit Presidential Aaward nominations to PID Howard Hudson

January 6-12: LCIF Week

January 8: Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA)

January 9-11: LCIF Board of Trustees mtg (LCI)

January 11: Last day for early discount on convention registration fees

January 13: Melvin Jones’ birthday

January 15: Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due

January 15: 2019-2020 Peace Poster Kits go on sale from Club Supplies Sales

January 26-28: MD4 Leadership Institute

February 2019

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

February 1: International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified on or before this date

February 8: Application deadline for Matching and Diabetes grants to be reviewed at the May 2019 board and meetings

February 6-7: Council Meeting, Sacramento

February 8-10 MD4con, Sacramento

February 12-14: First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Days 1-3) LCI

February 15: Intl Childhood Cancer Day

March 2019

Eye Donor Awareness Month

March 15-17: MD4 Leadership Institute

March 16: LIONS EYES ACROSS CALIFORNIA
Eye glass collection day.

March 29-30: Youth Leadership Institute

March 31: Last day for regular convention registration fees

April 2019

Environmental Awareness Month

Family & Friends Month

Leo Club Awareness Month

April 1: Leos of the Year Award nominations due

April 3-7: International Board of Directors Meeting (Reykjavik, Iceland)

April 12-14: 4-C1 Convention Red Lion, Redding

April 12-14: 4-A1 Convention Marriott San Ramon

April 22: Earth Day

April 25-27: 4-L1 Convention DoubleTree by Hilton

April 26-28: 4-C5 Convention Marriott San Ramon

April 26-28: 4-A2 Convention Cambria

April 27: Lions Worldwide Induction Day

April 30: LCI Deadline for submission of 2019-2020 Regional Lions Leadership Institute (RLLI) Grant applications

May 2019

Strengthen Membership Month

May 1: Deadline for advance LCIcon registration and hotel room requests to be received

May 1: Deadline for LCIcon registration refunds and hotel deposit refunds

May 1: LCI Deadline for International Contest (Newsletter and website) entries to be received by Public Affairs Division

May 2-4: 4-C3 Convention Lions Gate, Sacramento

May 2-5 4-C4 Convention Red Lion Inn, Redding

May 3-5: 4-A3 Convention Sideways Inn, Buellton

May 4-5: 4-L6 Convention Yuma AZ, Hilton Garden Inn

May 6: Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 8-10: LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (LCI)

May 12: Application deadline for SightFirst grants to be reviewed at the August 2019 SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting

May 12: Application deadline for Lions Quest grants to be reviewed at the August 2019 Lions Quest Advisory Committee (LAC) meeting

May 15: Deadline for District Environmental Photo Contest submissions to MD4 Contest

May 15: LCI Deadline for filing Officer Reporting Form (PU101)

May 16-19: 4-C2 Convention Red Lion Redding 

May 16-19: 4-C6 Convention Marriott San Ramon

May 17-19: 4-L2 Convention DoubleTree by Hilton, Catherdal City

May 17-19: 4-L4 Convention DoubleTree by Hilton, Cathedral City

May 17-20: 4-L5 Convention Sam’s Town Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, NV

May 24-26: 4-L3 Convention 4 Points Sheraton, Vantura 

May 27: Photo Contest Submission

May 31: Deadline for DGEs Cabinet contact information to be submitted to MD4

June 2019

June 1: Helen Keller Day

June 5: World Environment Day

June 6: 2VDGE Orientation

June 7-9: Council Meeting, Van Nuys

June 7: Lions Clubs International Birthday

June 15: Deadline for submission of pre-certified delegate forms for voting at International Convention

June 30-July 4: Intl BoD Meeting (Milan, Italy)

July 2019

July 5: First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Day 4)

July 5-9: 102nd LCIcon (Milan, Italy)

 

 Lions Clubs Int'l Calendar

 

USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum

Columbus, Ohio

September 20-22, 2018

The Mission of the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum:

To develop leaders, motivate and educate attendees, provide an open exchange of ideas, and support programs and goals of Lions Clubs International.

Event Information

Lions University

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