Monthly Archives: December 2012

Camp for Kids with Diabetes Fundraiser tickets available online

Are you attending the  Camp for Kids with Diabetes Fundraiser on January 19? If so, you have an opportunity to purchase your tickets online with a credit card. There’s a nominal fee for using a card, and you can still pay with check and not pay any fees. You now have a choice.

Remember to come to this great event and support Camp de los Niños. Bring a friend, bring a basket, and come enjoy an afternoon with friends. Download more information here.

Cabinet Secretary MyLCI Training Webinar

Are you currently a cabinet secretary or plan to hold this position next Lions year? The Leadership Division has a webinar scheduled just for you!

The new MyLCI is now being expanded to include district officers, so join one of The Role of the Cabinet Secretary webinar sessions to learn more about the role and new WMMR site. You will gain insight on the position responsibilities, solutions to common challenges one in this role might face, and much more! Visit the Leadership Division’s webinar page for session dates and times, as well as links to register. We look forward to your attendance!


San Jose East Valley Day at the Races

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Day at the Races

January 27, 2013
10:00 departure from East San Jose location (to be announced)

Golden Gate Fields (includes all you can eat buffet)

$65 per person (includes bus trip to GG Fields)
$40 (drive your own car)

Contact Bob or Valerie Long (408) 923-7741

Memorial Services for PIP Kay Fukushima

A Celebration of Life for Past International President Kay Fukushima will be held Friday, December 14, 2012, 1:00pm, at the Elks Lodge on 6446 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA. 95831 Phone number (916) 422-8351.

Click here if you are able to provide transportation or are in need of transportation to attend the Memorial Services.

Support our Troops thru Operation Care and Comfort

San Jose Japantown Lions are teaming with Gordon Biersch, the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) and the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) community to support our troops by sending Care packages this Holiday Season.  A fundraiser is being held on Thursday December 13th at Gordon Biersch Brewery at 33 E. San Fernando Street in San Jose from 5Pm to 9PM.  20% of ALL food and beverage sales during these hours will go directly to Operation Care and Comfort.  Please join us for this special event!

Click to download the event flyer. 

Visit San Jose Japantown Lions Website

PIP Fukushima Passes Away

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Dear Lions,

With deep regret we inform you that Kay K. Fukushima, Past International President (2002-2003) passed away on Friday, November 30, 2012 after a long but heroic struggle with illness.  A native of Sacramento, California, USA, he was elected to serve as president of The International Association of Lions Clubs at the association’s 85th International Convention in Osaka, Japan, July 8-12, 2002. Continue reading