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1BK Lions Cabinet Meeting Announcement - July 21, 2018 @ Marseilles Lions Hall

From: Charlie Siefert <csiefert@ameritech.net>
To: 1BKCabinet
Subject: Cabinet Meeting Announcement - July 21, 2018

Distinguished Lions,

Thank you all for volunteering (or being coerced) into joining the 2018-2019 District Cabinet. (aka - the Queens Court!!).

Our first Cabinet meeting of the year will be on Saturday, July 21st, at the Marseilles Lions hall starting at 10:00 a.m. See the attached "official" announcement for more details.

Those of you that are Zone chairs will also have a meeting/training session following lunch on Saturday.

This year we will be reverting back to having you submit your reports via Word or PDF file documents instead of using the online reporting via the Hudson Lions Club web domain. (Thank you Lion Jeffrey!) Copies of the Cabinet and Committee report form are attached in both Word and PDF fillable formats. Hopefully they will also be on the District website in a couple days.

I would like to have your reports back to me no later than 7-17 at 5:00 p.m. We realize that since we just started the year you may not have much, if anything, to report. Send your reports to my email address - csiefert@ameritech.net.

I have also attached a file with the report numbers for your respective committee(s) so you know which report is yours. These numbers will also be printed in the district directory when we receive them. "Bird" and I have been working feverishly trying to get the directory ready by the Cabinet meeting.

Feel free to contact me with any questions or if you need help with file attachments.

Again, thank you for volunteering to serve as we "set sail on a new adventure"!

In Service,

Lion Charlie Siefert, PDG
1-BK Cabinet Secretary
Home - 630-759-5179
Cell - 630-862-5870
Email - csiefert@ameritech.net

MD1 July 2018 State eMagazine



1-BK July 2018 District Newsletter


Saturday, July 21, 2018
Gates open at 5:05pm / Game starts at 6:05pm
Dear Fellow District Lions,
The Joliet Noon Lions have taken the opportunity for a fund raising event offer by our local professional baseball team, the Joliet Slammers. The Joliet Lions are selling tickets to the Saturday, July 21, 2018 baseball game. Our club has the opportunity to raise funds based on our ticket sales and by running the 50/50 raffle for the evening.
The Joliet Noon Lions welcomes all District Clubs to purchase tickets for this event. Not only will you be helping the Noon Lions in building up their charitable fund, but you can also earn money for your own club as well.  Tickets are $10.00 each.  For every ticket your club purchases, the Joliet Noon Lions will donate $5 back to your club’s charitable account.
If a Lion were to purchase 10 tickets to share with family and friends, fellow workers, employees or even a local little league team or scout troop, they will earn their club $50.00.  The more tickets sold, the more you can earn for your club.
For more information or tickets call me, Lion John Knudson at 815-258-8374 or email the Joliet Noon Lions at: jolietnoonlionsclub@gmail.com.  Checks are to be written to the Joliet Noon Lions.  Arrangements will be made to get your tickets back to you prior to that evening.
Everyone wins in this fundraiser. Everyone buying a ticket gets to enjoy ‘America’s favorite pastime’ with their fellow Lions and friends; and we all help raise funds for each club’s charitable needs. And with luck the Slammers will be winners that night as well.  
Any help you can give on this project will be greatly appreciated. You will be helping the Lions and having some fun.
Money and orders need to be postmarked no later than July 14th to insure purchase.   A flyer and order form are attached.
Yours in Lionism,
Lion John Knudson / Joliet Noon Lions / 815-258-8374 / jolietnoonlionsclub@gmail.com.

LCI 2018 Int'l Convention Schedule of Events and IL-HI Invitation

NOTE TIME CHANGE on FLYER *** LCI Int'l Conv MIDWEST BREAKFAST @ Vegas on July 2 (Flyer and Form Attached)

TIME CHANGE for Illinois MD-1 MidwesTIME CHANGE for Illinois MD-1 Midwest Breakfast at LCI 2018 in Vegas. See attached. t Breakfast at LCI 2018 in Vegas. See attached.

MD1 June 2018 Lions of Illinois eMagazine
Click above link to read Lions State Magazine for the Month of June 2018
Send this to all Lions in your clubs.
PDF's are enclosed.
-Lion Dr. Austin D'Souza
Your Editor

1BK June 2018 Newsletter

4th 1BK Cabinet Meeting Announcement - June 9th @ Marseilles
The final cabinet meeting is just around the corner.
The meeting will be held at the Marseilles Lions Club 511 Commercial St. in Marseilles. The meeting is Saturday, June 9th starting at 2:30pm. Lunch will be provided before the meeting, starting at 1:30pm. The lunch will cost $10. Additional information is provided in the attachment.

Cabinet reports are due by 5:00pm on June 3rd. The cabinet reports are to be submitted online via the cabinet report form. The form is located at the following: https://hudsonlionsclub.wixsite.com/hudson-lions-club/cabinet-report. The goal is to have the reports compiled and information made available by 9:00am on June 5th.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if there are any questions.

CS Jeff

Lion Jeffrey Bathe
Cabinet Secretary, District  1-BK


1BK Club Officer Training on June 23 at Streator (Flyer attached)

1BK Night at the Races Event Flyer (on 5/12 @ Marseilles)

1BK Lions 2018 Northwest Region Club Officers Training Flyer (on 5-2 @ Marseilles)


Bolingbrook Lions 2018-2019 Officers Installation Flyer

1BK MGE Hosted By Frankfort Lions Flyer (on June 11)

1-BK May 2018 Newsletter

MD1 May 2018 eMagazine

Frankfort Lions Club Diabetes Awareness Essay Contest (Due June 1)

Needed: Volunteers for Special Olympic Opening Eyes on 6/16 @ ISU

1-BK New and Potential Member Orientation Evening on 4-24-18 @ Princeton

Lemont Lions 2018 Spring Community Dinner Flyer (on 4-29-18)

Friends of the Lemont Lions,

Spring is right around the corner now. That means it is almost time for the Lemont Lions 2018 Spring Community Dinner! Please see attached for event information and sponsorship opportunity. The Lemont Lions thank you very much for your continued support of our events and our efforts within in our community to help those in need.

Lemont Lions Club


1-BK April 2018 Newsletter

1-BK Lions Annual District Golf Outing Flyer on 4/28 @ Carillon/Palinfield
FLYER for District 1-BK Lions Annual Golf Outing at The Links at Carillon/Plainfield on April 28th. Mark Your Calendar!

Normal Lions Charity Golf Classic on May 24th at Ironwood GC (Flyer)

1-BK March 2018 Newsletter

2018 Melvin Jones Fellow Nomination Form

District 1-BK will award one (1) Melvin Jones Fellow at the MD-1 Convention. At the District Convention, selection from those nominated will be made by District 1-BK cabinet members who have previously received a MJF.

Nominations must be mailed or emailed to the 1-BK Cabinet Secretary, Jeffrey Bathe (contact information provided below), by April 6, 2018. As nominations need to be compiled and distributed for consideration, nominations postmarked after April 6 cannot be considered.

CS Jeffrey Bathe
502 S. Broadway
Hudson, IL 61748


MD1 2018 Lions eMagazine SPECIAL Conventions Issue
Click above link to read magazine online.  Send this e-mail to all club members.
PDF is attached for your convenience.
Best from Miami,
-Dr. Austin D'Souza, PDG
MD1 Lions of Illinois State e-Magazine Editor

1-BK 2018 Convention Info & Registration - April 20-21 @ Bolingbrook

It’s Almost Here…




The 2018 District 1-BK Convention 


Fellow 1-BK Lions,


Make plans now to join your fellow District Lions as we continue with the excitement and fun experienced during our 100th Anniversary Celebration in Chicago.  We plan on continuing that excitement and fun with your 1-BK District Convention, April 20-21, 2018 to be held at the Holiday Inn in Bolingbrook. 


Everyone will be together Friday night to enjoy fun, games, fellowship, hospitality and some surprises.  Saturday morning kicks off with a breakfast as we call the Convention to order followed by seminars to help make us stronger in our communities.


Our lunch will be the big event with our Guest Speaker International Director Alan Lundgren from Scottsdale, AZ.  Immediately after lunch we will honor our fellow Lions who have passed on with our ‘Celebration of Service’.The afternoon will conclude with our procedure to elect Lion Lori Linn to be our next Governor along those who will assist her in leading our District in 2018-2019. 


Everyone is invited to attend our Saturday evening dinner where we will pay tribute to our Past District Governors and our newest members (‘The Old & New’).  And of course, the hospitality room will reopen to help finish our Saturday celebration.    


A tentative listing of the events is attached to this email.  Also attached are: a Registration form, your club’s delegate certification form, along with information on purchasing ads for our program book and donating items for our Silent Auction.


The room rate at the Holiday Inn is $99.00 (plus tax) per night. Contact the hotel to make your reservations and let them know you are with BK-1 to get that special room rate. You must reserve your room by March 30th to receive the special room rate.


You will be getting an additional mailing on purchasing ads for the program book.  Buying Ads for the program book and donating merchandise for the Silent Auction helps to offset other convention expenses.  The Convention Committee appreciates whatever your club can do to help us in those areas.


See you in Bolingbrook,

                                                                            Get ready for a weekend of fun!

Lion John Joseph Honiotes

DG 2017-18


MD-1 February 2018 eMagazine (Full & Lite editions)

Click above link to read State Magazine online.  PDF's also attached herein.
Please send this e-mail to all club members in your districts.

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


1-BK February 2018 Newsletter