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1-J 2019 District Convention Online Registration

Sock Hop at 1BK 2019 Convention on April 27th at Bolingbrook (Flyer Attached)

1-A 2019 Convention Info & Registration Materials

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1-G 2019 Convention Info and Registration

1-CN District Convention Info & Registration Materials

LCI Convention MIDWEST Lions Breakfast Info (on July 8th/Italy)
Dear Lion Leader,
We cordially invite you to attend the Midwest Lions Breakfast on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 6:45 am, in the Ametista/Zaffiro rooms at the Melia Milano Hotel, Via Masaccio 19, 20149, Milano, Italy.
It will be seated banquet style and consists of American coffee, a selection of teas, hot and cold milk, a selection of fruit juices, a selection of mini-croissants, mini apple strudels, chocolate muffins, yogurts, sliced fresh fruit, bread slices, cooked ham, a selection of ham and salami sandwiches, a selection of cheeses, fruit in syrup, tortillas, scrambled eggs, sausages and wurstels, and grilled vegetables.The price is $60 US per person
We have to guarantee the number of attendees to the event, so we are asking the point person for each Multiple District (whether it be your Multiple District Executive Secretary, Convention Chairperson,or other) to collect the money from your Multiple District attendees and send it to me with your list of attendees.  
Rooms in Italy are small.  I apologize in advance but attendance is on a first come first served basis, with the exception that I will hold back a few tickets in case the Executive Officers attend.  The maximum number of attendees is 130 so please get your paid reservations in as soon as possible.
Please send your payment and attendee list to: PIP Joe Preston, 7220 E Lobo Avenue, Mesa AZ 85209
I look forward to seeing you in Milan.
Thank you,
Joe Preston

1BK 2019 Convention Info and Registration Materials

“Let’s Go Crusin’ to the Hop!”

District 1-BK Lions and Leos,
Our 5th Annual BK Convention is fast approaching. Mark your calendars for the dates of April 12th and April 13th, 2019. This convention will be held at the Bolingbrook Holiday Inn & Suites, 205 Remington Boulevard, Bolingbrook, Illinois. Registration is $10.00 for Lion members. Non-Lion guests, Leos, and “First Timers” are FREE. Registration fee includes a sundae bar Friday night “At the Hop”.
Realizing the difficult economic times, the convention committee was able to negotiate room rates down to $99.00 per night for single or double occupancy. Meal costs have been kept as low as possible. We will have an All-American buffet lunch for $25.00. Lunch consists of hamburgers, hot dogs, potato chips, cheese macaroni salad, a house salad, and cookies. Dinner will cost $34.00 for past primavera, $36.00 for bruschetta chicken breast, or $38.00 for roast sirloin of beef. Dinners include soup and salad, potato, rolls and butter, coffee or tea, and dessert.
It is time for all clubs to submit their ads and bragging rights for the convention program book. The costs for the ads are $25.00 for 1/4 page/business cards, $50.00 for a half page and $75.00 for the full page. Clubs are encouraged to solicit ads from local business as well as club members. This is one chance for you to advertise your business with no fine from the “Tail Twister” as well as help pay for the cost of the convention book’s printing. The deadline for ads is March 15th. Ads should be sent to PDG Bird Combs,, in either PDF or JPEG format with PDF being the preferred method.
We will once again be having a Silent Auction this year and it will open on Friday night when “Sock Hop” is going on in the adjacent room. We are requesting donations to the Silent Auction from all clubs and individuals who want to donate. Cash donations are also welcome. Please contact Lion Irene Leopold to let her know what you will be donating. She can be reached at 815-483-3715 or via e-mail at
At this time we have two Hospitality rooms available for clubs interested in hosting a room. This is a great opportunity to meet Lions from across the District. To secure a hospitality room, you must contact convention chairperson Lion Charlie Siefert at 630-759-5179 or via e-mail at ALL hospitality rooms will be on the first floor again this year.

On Saturday we will have some informative and exciting sessions on Lionism during the morning time frame. Following lunch, a Celebration of Service will precede the Cabinet Meeting on April 13th. I need all the names of deceased club members sent to me by April 1st so we don’t miss any of our departed Lions during the Celebration.
I will do everything I can to keep the Cabinet Meeting and Elections as short as possible. We will be voting on one proposed change to our Constitution and By-Laws.
Clubs are encouraged to bring their banners for the Parade of Club banners. Clubs can also bring “brag” boards for display in a “Walk of Fame” that will be on display over the weekend. There will be some special awards as well as an informative presentation by our guest speaker, ID Ardie Klemish, during Saturday’s events.
I encourage you to make a pledge to yourself to display your commitment to “Going Beyond the Horizon” in person in 2019 at our District Convention.
Yours in Lionism,

Lion Lori Linn
District Governor


Attachments: Registration Form, Silent Auction Flyer

MD1 2019 Convention FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE Flyer. Join us Friday Night, May 17th for ''A Taste of Eataly''.

1-D 2019 Convention Info & Registration Materials
Good evening,
The District 1-D Convention is scheduled for March 8-9.  You are cordially invited to attend!  We have some great speakers and entertainment lined up including ID Mark Lyon from CT as our main speaker.
Attached please find a registration form if you wish to mail in form and payment.  Another option that we have available this year is to register online and then pay by credit card OR mail your payment in!  If you wish to do this, please click on the link below to complete this form.

If you wish to reserve a hotel room, please see the registration form for more details regarding the contact information for the Hampton Inn in Freeport.  Please note - reservations deadline for the special Lions rate of $99/night is Feb. 8.  I have also included the Convention Ad form if you are interested in purchasing an ad for our program book.  I hope to see you March 8th and/or March 9th!

Thank you!
District Governor Barb Stewart
District 1-D

2019 MD1 State Convention Information and Registration Now Available!

Lions of Illinois,

2019 State Convention Information and Registration can now be found on our website ( by clicking on the special convention graphic at the top of the NEWS COLUMN. In there, you will find information on the convention, a PDF registration form (also attached below) you can print, complete and mail in, as well as a link to register and pay online, if you so choose.

See you at our convention!

1-F 2019 District Convention Info & Registration Form (March 15-17)

1-M District Convention Info & Registration