Monthly Archives: February 2014





You are invited to the 2nd Annual Children First Conference presented by the Lions of the Greater Bay Area Multiple District 4 Area 2 Children First and Women Membership Committee on March 8, 2014 located at Walmart Global eCommerce located at 850 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno CA.

Discover creative and actionable steps to strengthen health, education, vision and families. An inspirational and educational experience brings parents and professionals together.  Invest in the future.

The Public is welcomed and invited. This is a FREE EVENT but you have to register to get a free covered parking in the garage. Space is limited. Here is the link to register on line: A flyer with registration form is attached below.

The Greater Bay Area District Lions Clubs consisting of the Multiple District 4 Area 2 Lions Clubs International Districts led by District Governors Dr. Dennis “Denny” Grotrain, 4-C3; Stephen “Steve” Picchi, 4-C4; Jim Goodheart, 4-C6; and Don Webb, 4-C2. Together, these 4 Lion Districts serve approximately 5,000 Lions, who live in Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Monterey counties serve their local and world communities.

Flyer with registrationLion Lois Ferber, Committee Chair

*Major Sponsor-WALMART Lois Ferber, Committee Chair

Cupertino DeAnza Lions Club in Latest LCI LION Magazine

Check it out — there is a 6 page spread about the Cupertino DeAnza Lions Club and its interesting history of “AM” and “PM” club – titled: SMART GROWTH in the latest edition of LION, the Lions International News Magazine. You find the article on page 34 ff. Try one of the following links or see your printed version{“page”:36,”issue_id”:192299}


California Lions MD-4 Convention

Message from International Director, Lion Larry Dicus 2013-2015

This is a friendly reminder that the State of California Lions MD4 Convention is set for Friday-Sunday, February 14-16, 2014 at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario California – in less than 2 weeks! You still have time to register and attend.

I have attached an overview of the convention schedule to help you plan your time.
The MD4 Convention is a great opportunity to:

  • Learn the latest about exciting Lions projects, including:
    • Special Olympics
    • California Lions “Friends in Sight”
    • Student Speakers / Youth Exchange
    • Be inspired by the Lions International Flag Ceremony and motivational messages
    • Learn the latest about Lions Clubs International from Past International President Jim Ervin from Georgia
    • Meet and ask questions of Lions International Second Vice President candidates PID Bob Corlew and PID Mike Butler – both are seeking your vote at the upcoming Toronto Lions International Convention in July
    • Learn new ways to attract and keep younger members
    • Exchange ideas with Lion Leaders from California and around the world

The Saturday Night entertainment will be International Children’s Network Matsiko Children’s Choir. These delightful children have been touring in the United States since 2008, and will share their lives and cultures through song and dance.

Again, this convention offers California Lions an opportunity to learn more about the great work Lions are doing throughout our state and the world.  Your District Leadership team and I look forward to seeing you there.  If you have any questions, please contact our State Office Manager, Cass Cara at 805-963-6681.

If you are ready to register, just click below:

Register Now

MD4 Convention Schedule Overview
MD4 Convention Registration Form

North Valley Lions Sweetheart Ball Fundraiser

2014 SJNV Sweetheart Ball flyerBring your sweetie to North Valley Lions Club’s Annual Sweetheart Ball Fundraiser at the Villages Clubhouse – one of San Jose’s premier dining venues.

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 6:00 PM for a fabulous evening of dining, dancing, entertainment and more.

NO tickets will be issued.  Call Medy Malate with your number of guests, their names, and respective dinner selection(s) no later than Thursday, February 27, 2014.

DONATION: $40 single, $70 couple, $320 table of 10.

ENTREES: Tri-Tip; Grilled Petrale Sole Dore; or Eggplant Parmigiana

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

2014 Women’s Symposium – February 8

WS Flyer 2014Lions District 4-C6

2014 Women’s Symposium

February is HEART month

When:  Saturday, February 8, 2014
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where:  Lions Community Hall
12415 Murphy Avenue
San Martin

Donation:  $10 optional lunch

Bring:  a package of women’s OR children’s underwear for the women’s shelter.  Receive a draw ticket for a great prize for EACH underwear package donated.
And wear something with the color RED!

Lions Disaster Training for 4-C6



SAT. MARCH 1, 2014
9am to 12noon

12415 Murphy Ave., San Martin

 Come learn about setting up a shelter in the event of a Disaster in our 4-C6 District. We hope to have all four of our District Areas covered so   if there is a disaster in one area, a  key Lion Leader can call on others to come and assist as the need arises. Help be a Leader or an important volunteer and Be Prepared as We Serve one another and our communities.

Please RSVP: to Howard Mukoyama @ or
Karen Fillmore@