Passing of PDG Lucas Zaballos (1984-1985)

It is with sadness that we announce the passing on October 21 of Past District Governor Lucas Zaballos (1984-1985), Santa Cruz Host Lions. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his beloved wife, Evelyn, and their family.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 6 at 11:00 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, (515 Frederick Street in Santa Cruz, 95062). He will be laid to rest with military honors following the mass, at Santa Cruz Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, Lucas would appreciate donations to Santa Cruz Omega Nu Scholarship Foundation or your personal charity.

Obituary information

Gilroy Lions Omelet and Pancake Supper

On Friday, December 1, from 5-7:30 PM, at the Gilroy Presbyterian church fellowship hall located at 6000 Miller Avenue.
Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for kids under the age of 12.
We’re offering custom omelets (your choice of ham, sausage, cheese, mushrooms, peppers, onions and tomatoes) plus all the pancakes you can enjoy, cooked by the Gilroy Lions Club!
100% of the profits go towards sight conservation.  What a deal!
For tickets or more details, see one of the Gilroy Lions at the November cabinet meeting, or contact Dean at (408) 847-5564.

Scales of Justice Lions Spaghetti Feed & Meatball Contest

Scales of Justice Lions
Annual Spaghetti Feed and
Meatball Contest

Enter to win!

Contact Linda Pugliese to enter (408) 406-8509

Cambrian Park United Methodist Church
1919 Gunston Ave., San Jose

Sunday, October 22, 2017
4:30pm – 7:00pm

$25 Adults       $15 Kids under 12
Click here to buy tickets online with credit card

For Marti

Bring your gently used clothing, shoes, purses, linens, towels, in a 13-gallon tall kitchen bag and get a free drink ticket. To benefit Lions for Hope – Women’s Cancers, Women’s Cures. We need 100 bags! Recycle for Life!

Raffle!    Silent Auction!

All proceeds to benefit local charities and activities.


Stop Hunger Now / Rise Against Hunger

We are once again going to have an event for the Stop Hunger Now/ Rise Against Hunger organization. As a District Project, I am pleased to organize this event for our Lions and non-Lion guests.

Date:          November 11, 2017
Location:   St. Francis Episcopal Church
1205 Pine Street, San Jose 95125

This will be the District’s 5th time hosting this life-saving program. The cost will be, once again, $3,000 to package 10,000 bags of food.

Please talk to your club members about helping with the cost and then coming to the packaging event to help. Remind your Membership Chairs that this is the perfect opportunity to ask non-Lions to join us. There is nothing better than to work on a project that literally reaches thousands of lives.

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Training Announcement – LEOS Leadership Day

Attention:  All LIONS and LEOS are invited to this training day

Global Action Team Training Announcement

LEOS Leadership Day


When: Saturday, October 21, 2017  09:00am – 2:00pm

Where: James Lick High School

57 N. White Road, San Jose, CA 95127

 Who Should Attend? All LEO’s, LEO Advisors, and LION’s

Anyone interested in Conflict Resolution this is open course This course prepares participants to recognize the sources of conflict and the diverse ways conflict can be resolved. Participants learn guidelines and steps to actively resolve conflict within their organizations.

MD-4 Leadership Institute

All District 4-C6 Lions,

Please read the attached MD-4 Leadership Institute training application and then sign up to participate.

MD4 Lions Leadership Institute App

The MD-4 Leadership Training Institute is recognized nationally within Lions as having the best and most professional training staff who deliver the finest leadership training. It’s a big reason why MD-4 is leading North America in many areas including Lions membership growth. We build leaders who know how to serve.

As a wise investment in our future, District 4-C6 is offering a $100 stipend to each of the first 8 Lions in our District who sign up. We also strongly encourage clubs to further financially support their Lions membership who wish to pursue this most worthy leadership training opportunity.

DG Bob
831 475 1999 (office)

Lions Shine a Light !