Welcome Lions! Like this majestic lion, symbol of our membership, we members of the Connecticut Lions Clubs … stand tall and proud in celebrating our historic 100 year centennial while looking forward to a progressive future in Lionism. The Midwinter Convention is a great opportunity to celebrate that journey, generate enthusiasm, share wisdom and enjoy comradery.
Each year our convention just keeps getting better... more activities, greater attendance and exciting entertainment! If you haven’t attended a conference in recent years, you owe it to yourself to revisit this event and join your associate Lions in fellowship and celebration!
9:00 – 9:45 a.m
Involving Young Lions – Conference Room A – presented by Region Chair Lion Michele Wyatt and Lion Lori Beninson
The Power of Low Vision Support - Conference Room B – presented by Lion Carolyn Brown
Guiding the Blind – FIDELCO Guide Dogs Change Lives – Conference Room C – presented by FIDELCO personnel
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Lions Diabetes Initiative – Prevention, Public Education and Awareness – ConferenceRoom A – presented by Lion Robert Fowler and diabetes professionals
A Plan to Recruit, Inspire and Engage Members in Service – Conference Room B – presented by DG Hilary Kumnick and Lion Pablo Romano
Opening Eyes and Supporting Special Needs Individuals - Conference Room C – presented by PDG Joan Bennett, PDG Dan Uitti and VDG Bill Manthey
LCIF Training Seminar for all LCIF Club Coordinators – Coach Conference Room – presented by PDG Ed Haberli, MD23 LCIF Coordinator, and District LCIF Coordinators
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Seminar for Club Presidents - Conference Rooms B and C – presented by ID Bruce Beck. This session is open to all Lions.
*All seminars are subject to change.
Meet the Lions Clubs of Connecticut
Above is a preview of some of the amazing Connecticut Lions Clubs attending the 2018 Convention.
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To help make this event possible, we are asking for your support in the form of an advertisement in our Ad book Program. This comprehensive book which will contain the event agenda, speaker bios, articles about Lion projects and photos of past events. Our intention is that the book will not only inform the attendees, it will be a keepsake because this year is already shaping up to be the biggest in our 90+ year history in Connecticut. Please note that we promote attendance to this event throughout Connecticut and your ad could be reaching out to all of them.