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MD1 State e-Magazine for the Month of December 2019


Click above link to read State e-Magazine online
PDF's are attached for your reference
Please e-Mail this to all your club members in your District

Dr. Austin D'Souza, PDG
MD1 Lions of Illinois State e-Magazine Editor

1-BK December 2019 Newsletter (full & lite editions)

USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum 2020 @ Louisville - Letter to All

MD1 Lions Town Hall Meeting Flyer (on 12-14-19 @ Normal)

Beecher Lions 2019 Christmas Tree Sale Flyer (on 11-30-19)

LIF Gift Cards for the Holidays

Greetings Lions,

Please don’t forget to order your LIF Gift Cards for the Holidays.

Even if you do not have a Gift Card Account, just give us a call or send us an e-mail and we can place an order for you.


Attached is a participating retailer Gift Card list.

We will be placing our next order Tuesday November 12th by end of business day.

Thank you,

Lions of Illinois Foundation
Gift Card Campaign
Trish Fisher x240
Dianne Ortega x 250

REVISED MD1 SST Open Position Advertisement

MD1 November 2019 Illinois Lion eMagazine (Full & Lite Editions)
MD1 November 2019 Illinois Lion eMagazine NOW AVAILABLE!!
Send to all your club members.
Yours in Lionism,
Dr. Austin D'Souza, PDG
MD1 Lions of Illinois State e-Magazine Editor

1BK November 2 Cabinet Meeting Materials
Distinguished Lions,
Attached for your review and reading enjoyment is the complete report package for Saturday's Cabinet meeting. Sorry it's such a large file but that what happens when almost everyone submits their reports.
The agenda for Saturday's meeting and the minutes of the July 27th Cabinet meeting are also attached.
Hope to see all your smiling faces Saturday in LaMoille.
Charlie Siefert, PDG
Cabinet Secretary 1-BK

Bolingbrook Lions Bowling Fund Raiser Flyer (on 12-7-19)
Come one, Come all, you don't need to be a Lion or Leo to attend it open to families and friends, too!
Bowling event flyer is attached, please RSVP to Lion Marilyn at mapphysed@yahoo.com  by November 11/4/19, if you are planning to attend.
We must give the Bowling establishment a head count in order to reserve our lanes, so please don't delay!
$20.00 per person, includes 3 games of bowling, bowling shoes, soft drinks, chips and salsa at each lane and a buffet.
It will be a fun and memorable event you won't want to miss!
Thank you! 

New Lenox Lions Breakfast With Santa Flyer (on 12-1-19)

1BK November 2019 Newsletter (Full & Lite Editions)

MD1 Lions of Illinois State Pin Design Contest and Rules - 2019

1BK MGE at Lockport Lions (on 11-27-19 at Lockport VFW Hall)
1BK Lions Meet, Greet & Eat at Lockport Lions Thanksgiving Eve Dance (on 11-27 @ Lockport VFW)
The Lockport Lions Club will he hosting a meet and greet for all surrounding area Lions at our Thanksgiving eve dance on Nov 27 at VFW 1026 E 9th, Lockport IL at 7pm to 11pm.
RSVP to me is required because I will be providing free food for the Lions meet and greet.
Also I may be contacted at (708)536-0449 to purchase tickets in advance, but tickets may also be purchased at the door.
Nina D'Adamo, Lockport Lions Club President.
Cell: 708-536-0449

Lockport Lions Thanksgiving Eve Dance Flyer (on 11-27-19)

District 1-BK Cabinet Meeting Announcement - November 2, 2019
TO:      District 1-BK Cabinet Members
            District 1-BK Lion and Leo Club Presidents & Secretaries
            District 1-BK Distinguished Lions & Leos


FROM:    Lion Charlie Siefert, Cabinet Secretary

DATE:    October 18, 2019

RE:        Second Cabinet Meeting of 2019-2020
The second District Cabinet Meeting of the year is coming up fastAll Lions and Leos are invited to join us.

WHEN:    Saturday, November 2, 2019 starts at 10am with coffee, rolls/donuts,                     and juice, at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:  LaMoille Lions Building  408 Howard Street, LaMoille
Lunch provided after the meeting, soda, water, and coffee will also be available. The lunch will cost ~$10. RSVP for lunch by October 30th to: CS Charlie Siefert at csiefert@ameritech.net or Lion Jonathan Aden at aden70@comcast.net .

There will be a meeting of the Zone Chairpersons following lunch if DG Joe determines the need.


New this year is DG Joe Vinyard is asking anyone attending to bring a non-perishable food item(s) to each Cabinet meeting. The food collected will be given to the host Lions Club (LaMoille) for their community food pantry.


Cabinet reports are due by 5:00 p.m. October 29th .  The cabinet reports are to be submitted using the attached Word or PDF fillable forms. The forms are also located on the District Website at https://teamroomxpress.org/1bklions/listdocuments.php?comm_id=7

Reports should be emailed to me at csiefert@ameritech.net.


The goal is to have the reports compiled and information made available by 9:00 a.m. on November 1st. To save time during the meeting, please make sure to get your reports submitted for inclusion. A listing of the Cabinet Reports and numbers is attached.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact DG Joe Vinyard or me. We look forward to seeing you soon!

In service,


Charlie Siefert, PDG

Cabinet Secretary



Leader Dog Program

Lemont Lions 2019 Annual Chili Supper & Meet Raffle Flyer and Sponsorship Request (on 11-3-19)
Lemont Lions 2019 Annual Chili Supper & Meet Raffle Flyer and Sponsorship Request Article (on Sunday November 3rd at Lemont VFW Hall). Mark Your Calendar. We hope to see you. As always, the Lemont Lions Club thanks you for your continued support in their endeavors to provide community and humanitarian services to the Lemont Community!
Lemont Lions Club

MD1 October 2019 Illinois Lion and Leo eMagazine (full & lite editions)


Click above link to read State Magazine online.
PDF.s are attached below.
Please send to all Lions in your district.
-Lion Austin

** IMPORTANT ** IRS and Illinois Tax Forms for the 2018-2019 Lions’ Fiscal Year

To: All District 1-BK Lions Club Presidents and Treasurers

Building Better Clubs event Flyer (0n-11-16-19 @ Princeton)

1-BK October 2019 Newsletter

Bolingbrook Lions Soup Crawl Flyer (on 10-19-19)

1BK HANDS ON Club Secretary Education Flyer (on 10-26-19 in Streator @ Bruce Township Hall)

LCI Peace Poster Contest Info - Entries due by 11-2-19

District 1-BK,

See attached info and PDF.

International Peace Poster Contest
For over three decades, Lions clubs around the globe have been sponsoring a very special art contest in schools and youth groups. Creating peace posters gives children everywhere the chance to express their visions of peace and inspire the world through art and creativity.
The theme for the 2019-2020 Peace Poster Contest is “Journey of Peace”
History has shown that all too often peace is not guaranteed. While this is unfortunate, it also allows us the powerful opportunity to figure out how to achieve peace, individually and in our communities. And who better to map out the “Journey of Peace” than our youth?
Attached is information on the contest.  If you have any questions, please contact Lion Missy Honiotes / Youth Activities / 815-603-4395 / Mhoniotes79@gmail.com  or Lion John Joseph / Co-chair / 815-508-9746 / johnjoseph1bk@gmail.com

1BK September Newsletter

Thought About Being 1BK District Governor? -- Information Dinner Flyer (on Nov 13th @ Streator)

District 1-BK--

See attached flyer.

Zone Chairs,

PLEASE consider attending yourselves !!!! YOU are exactly who this event 
is for!!! AND if you know anyone who may be interested down the road.......

THANK YOU everyone!!!!!!!

Lion Mark

Lion Mark Williams
Lions District 1BK, MD1
With YOU in Service!!

USA-Canada Forum Flyer & Registration Form (September in Spokane, WA)

Braidwood Lions 50th Anniversary Celebration Flyer (on 9-6-19)

1BK Meet Greet and Eat Flyer (on 10-2-19 @ Normal Lions Club)