Written By: John Kelly on May 11, 2014 at 3:32 pm

WineGraphic2014With convention approaching this week, the Wine Tour is filling up, but we still have a few seats available. Here’s our itinerary:

9:30 Meet at the lobby of the Marriott
10:30 Stop at Garré Winery for wine tasting
12:00 Dine at Poppy Ridge Golf Course for lunch. Browse the menu.
1:30 Head over to 3 Steves Winery for more wine
3:30 Back to the hotel

Leave the driving to us: $15 covers the cost of transportation. You pay for winery tasting fees—$5 at Garré and $10 at 3 Steves, can be applied towards purchase—and lunch.

RSVP to Mary Kelly at 408-836-2051 or mary@gofigureinc.com.

Written By: 4C6 Webmaster on May 7, 2014 at 3:15 pm

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Written By: Maricris Benitez on May 5, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Eyeglass Box

County of Santa Clara and City of Milpitas to Proclaim May as Eyeglass Recycling Month


May 20, 2014 Tuesday, 9:00 AM at the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisor Chamber located at 70 West Hedding,  San Jose, CA.

May 20, 2014 Tuesday, 7:00PM at Milpitas City Council chamber, 2nd floor, 455 East Calaveras Blvd. Milpitas, CA.

For over 80 years individual Lions clubs and districts in the United States, Canada and other countries has been collecting used eyeglasses to be donated to needy people throughout developing countries. In October 1994 the Lions Eyeglasses Recycling Program was adopted as an official service activity of the Lions Clubs International. In 2012-13 Lions clubs received more than 3,235,917 pairs of reusable eyeglasses.

Eyeglass recycling boxes are distributed by District 4-C6 Clubs in different. Lions members volunteer their time and services by collecting used eyeglasses for donation, cleaning, repairing, classifying and distributing them through other Lions Clubs hosting optical missions in various countries.

Thank you to all the clubs for your continuously supporting this project.


Written By: David Martin on May 5, 2014 at 10:36 am
Coat of Arms of Namur, Belgium

Namur, Belgium

Lion Betrand Duvivier, Immediate Past President (IPP) of Namur Lions Club in Namur Belgium will be the special guest of Milpitas Gateway Lion during their regular club meeting on Tuesday, May 6 at 6:30 pm at Denny’s Restaurant, 333 S Abbott Ave, Milpitas, CA 95035.

Lion Betrand will give us a 10 minute presentation, telling us all about the Namur Lions Club, and the activities of Lions in Belgium.

It’s bound to be informative and fun, and a great opportunity for for MD 4-C6 Lions begin building first hand relationships with Lions Clubs around the world. Don’t miss it!

We invited and encourage all Lions, whatever your club, to join us and make Lion Betrand welcome and learn about the activities of Lions in Belgium



Written By: 4C6 Webmaster on May 2, 2014 at 2:31 pm
chicken dinnerThe Seaside Lions Club will be holding a Chicken Dinner fundraiser on Saturday
May 31, 12noon to 3pm, Pick Up only, at the Seaside Oldemeyer Center, 986 Hilby Avenue. Donation $8 per dinner.
Contact any club member for tickets, or Andy 372-5913.
Club meets on 2nd Thursday 12 noon and 4th Thursday 6:30pm at the Black Bear Diner on Fremont Street.
Written By: NatureGoddess on May 2, 2014 at 9:44 am

The  San Martin Lions are excited to be building a brand new PLAYGROUND in the San Martin Community Park. We would love all of our Lion friends throughout the District to join us for an absolutely FUN and memorable day for your entire family! The playground will be installed using 100% volunteer labor from over 200 people in 6 hours on JUNE 7. Be there at 8am for breakfast and we will provide gloves, tools, food and beverages…not to mention music and a little comedy to kick us off! All ages and ability levels are encouraged to SIGN UP! Click the picture of our playground below or go to www.SanMartinPlayground.com to VOLUNTEER or LEND needed tools!! SEE FLYER HERE

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Written By: 4C6 Webmaster on May 2, 2014 at 8:46 am
philippines typhoonLion Rudy and Lion Flor Nasol will be going back to the Philippines in September.  They have just come back from there and told us the children need clothes badly and people need tarps for their roofs that are missing!  Also books for kids to read.
philippines2Two islands were hit hard, Leyte and Samar.  I hope when our Lions come to the convention, they will bring these items with them and give them to Lion Rudy or Lion Flor.   If you can’t find them, look for me and I will make sure they get them!
2nd VDG Jan Miller
Written By: Bob DeUnger on May 1, 2014 at 8:31 am


District Level Student Speaker Contest

“Community Service – What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter?”

Sunday – MAY 4, 2014  

San Martin Lions Hall

12415 Murphy Ave.

San Martin

Contest will start at 1:00pm.
Everyone needs to arrive at 12:30pm.

PDG Bob DeUnger, Student Speaker Chair

Written By: 4C6 Webmaster on April 30, 2014 at 5:06 pm

Goody's Roast

Governor’s Roast

Thursday, May 15, 2014
during the Convention
immediately following dinner

If you wish to roast the Governor, please contact Lion Greg Snow at greg@snowbittleston.com

This is not a fundraiser and there is no charge to attend but you must have a Convention Badge to attend.


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