LCIF receives 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

Exciting news for LCIF – for the 6th consecutive year, the Foundation has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, demonstrating our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. Only 5% of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least 6 consecutive 4-star evaluations!

From DG Bob: “One excellent reason for club and individual giving to LCIF is that 100% of the funds go directly to the intended cause, and with oversight to make sure it is used as intended. LCIF is consistently recognized as the best Foundation amongst all non-profits.” www.lcif.org.

From Charity Navigator:  “On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate Lions Clubs International Foundation on attaining the coveted 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency…”  READ MORE

 

Los Gatos Christmas Parade

CALLING All Lions and Leo’s!

We need you to show support for our LPCCI/CCI entry in the Los Gatos Christmas Parade this Saturday, December 2. We are entry #63. Parade marshals will be wearing Green and they can direct you to our spot if you miss us at the Bank. Meet at the Bank of America bldg,333 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos at 10:00 am.

Wear your club shirts or vest and a Santa Hat if you have one.  This is a BIG PR opportunity. Please help by walking in the parade alongside our Lion and flatbed which will be decorated and the CCI doggies and their handlers who will all be decorated in their Christmas attire. Please RSVP so we know you will be there.

Parade probably will be done shortly after 12 noon. Lots of kids, adults, and families come to this Xmas parade year after year. It happens rain or shine! Good news, we have received some funds for decorating our flatbed and truck!

Pies for Eyes

GOT PIE?

Scales of Justice Lions wants to help.  Order your Thanksgiving pies now!  $15 for scrumptious flaky crust and filled with local fresh fruit, frozen and ready to bake on Thanksgiving day.  Your friends and family will be amazed.

Click here to order and choose which pie you want.

Deadline Friday, 11/17.  Pick up Sunday, 11/19 at Cambrian Park Church, 1919 Gunston Way.

District 4-C6 Christmas Around the World

District 4-C6 Lions will celebrate the holidays together for the 1st time at the San Martin Lions Hall from 1-4 pm. Our theme will be Christmas Around the World with a Community Service Activity “Toys for Tots.”‬

‪Imagine the joy and excitement it would bring to have the Lions from District 4-C6 gathered together to spread the holiday spirit and goodwillChristmas Around the World 2017 Flyer 2 to everyone.

‪Clubs choose a country they want to represent and bring potluck with goodies from that country. There will be a no-host bar, wine, beer, soda. ‬

‪The Blue Star Moms (Andrews Sisters) entertainment will provide the music and there will be lots of fun activities for everyone. Sounds exciting!‬

‪Bring toys for the underprivileged kids in the community. ‬

Christmas Around the World 2017 Flyer 2

PAC12 North Champ vs. South Champ Football

Join the Lions of District 4C6 at the PAC12 Football Championship,

December 1, 2017
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara
for a festive fundraising event supporting the
Diabetes Youth Foundation and Camp de Los Ninos scholarships.
Lions tailgate area for pregame festivities.

5:00 PM PST  (Meet at 03:00 PM at the Levi’s Stadium )
Purchase Deadline Nov 29th @ 3:00 PM PST
   

Purchase tickets here:  https://groupmatics.events/event/Lionsclub2

District Treasurer’s/IRS Training

Global Leadership Team Training Announcement

Treasurers / IRS Training

 AGENDA

Training-Flyer-Treasurers 2017

When: Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:00am – 12:00am
Where: San Martin Lions Hall

Attend by Zoom (video conference) on your laptop, computer, or smartphone. Click here to join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/4084068509

Who Should Attend? Club Presidents, Club Secretaries, Club Treasurers, All Lions interested in future Lions Leadership

Topics:

  • Attending all club and board meetings
  • Preparing club budgets
  • Setting annual members’ dues
  • Making payments on behalf of the club
  • Maintaining club financial records
  • Filing club taxes
    • IRS Requirement and filling
    • Differences between 501c3 and 501c4

 Contact Information:
PDG Bob DeUnger, GLT Chair
Blkdemon1@aol.com
408-378-1568