District 4-C4 The Thread: 10/18/20

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October 18, 2020
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CDC and local health authorities are encouraging Flu Vaccine for all of us this season. Free Vaccine Shots are being offered – see Ongoing Events for details.
SUNSHINE NEWS
    PDG Bob Wilson is back home after another hospital stay. Good wished may be mailed to PDG Bob at 480 Monterey St, Brisbane CA 94005
   Peninsula Special Interest Lions Club sadly announces the passing of Donna Lohrman, Partner in Service to Lion Ben Smith and long time PSI volunteer. Condolences may be emailed to califfx@yahoo.com or mailed to Lion Ben Smith, 1549 Glazier Dr, Concord CA 94521
Lion Marian Mann, Sunshine Chair
UPCOMING EVENTS
Our District publishes The Thread weekly for the purpose of keeping the Lions of our District informed of upcoming events and the latest District news/information. It is each Lions Clubs’ responsibility to follow the State of California and local Health Department rules and regulations regarding Covid-19.
    It is each Lion’s duty to review the information and see what interests them. It’s also each Lion’s responsibility to determine if these events are Covid-19 safe for them.
OCTOBER 2020
Sat, Oct 24
Mon, Oct 26
NOVEMBER 2020
Sat, Nov 7
Fri, Nov 13
Sat, Nov 14
Sat, Nov 21
Sun, Nov 22
Mon, Nov 23
Save the date: District 4-C4 Peninsula Council of Lions Club Meeting
JANUARY 2021
Mon, Jan 25
Save the date: District 4-C4 Peninsula Council of Lions Club Meeting
FEBRUARY 2021
Sat, Feb 6
Save the date: District 4-C4 3rd Cabinet Meeting
Sun, Feb 7
Save the date: San Francisco Chinatown Lions Club Miss Teen Chinatown Scholarship and Charity Gala NEW
Mon, Feb 22
Save the date: District 4-C4 Peninsula Council of Lions Club Meeting
MARCH 2021
Sun, Mar 7
Save the date: District 4-C4 Region 3 Student Speaker Contest
APRIL 2021
Sat, Apr 10
Save the date: Cancel Out Parkinson’s Walk
Mon, Apr 26
Save the date: District 4-C4 Peninsula Council of Lions Club Meeting
MAY 2021
Thu, May 12 – Sun, May 16
Save the date: District 4-C4 Convention, Redding
Mon, May 24
Save the date: District 4-C4 Peninsula Council of Lions Club Meeting
JUNE 2021
Fri, Jun 25 – Tues, Jun 29
Save the date: Lions Clubs International Convention, Montreal
Mon, Jun 28
Save the date: District 4-C4 Peninsula Council of Lions Club Meeting
ONGOING EVENTS
DIABETES AWARENESS & ACTION COMMITTEE
HEALTH FAIRS COMMITTEE
Free Flu Shots every Saturday & Sunday in October & November
PEACE POSTER CONTEST  
District Peace Poster Contest Chair Lion Melite Wood reminds us of the important dates to participate in this year’s contest – “Peace through Service”
Nov 15: Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning poster (per contest sponsored) to DG Fanny Chu
Email DG Fanny Chu AND Lion Melite Wood to advise if your club is participating. Contact Lion Melite Wood lionmelite@gmail.com or 415-533-8999 for more information.
STUDENT SPEAKER CONTEST
2020-2021 Theme: “Distance and Online Learning: Pros and Cons”
Club Contests must be held on/before Mon, Feb 22, 2021
(Your club participation fee of $100.00 must be paid to District 4-C4 for your club winner to move on to the Zone Contest)
Zone Contests must be held on/before Mon, Mar 15, 2021
Region Contest must be held on/before Mon, Apr 5, 2021
District Contest must be held on/before Mon, May 3, 20201
Area Contest must be held on/before Mon, May 24, 2021
MD-4 Final Contest TBA in June 2019
For additional information, email District Student Speaker Contest Co-Chairs Lion Michael Coffaro and Lion Adlai Jew
GRANT OPPORTUNITIES
Lions Clubs International – contact LCIF District Coordinator Amy Fink
California Lions Foundation – Emergency Grants
NEWSLETTERS
Share your club bulletin/newsletter with your fellow Lions.
Add lions4service@gmail.com to your distribution list
SOLICITATIONS
LIONS PROJECTS
Lions Eye Foundation:
Lions Project for Canine Companions for Independence:
Student Speakers Foundation:
CLUB REPORTING
See the FAQ on Creating and Accessing a Lion Account with Lions Clubs International
MEMBERSHIP
Club Membership Report (MMR) to report new members, update member information, etc.
SERVICE
Click here for LCI’s page on Service Reporting
Click here for a basic guide on How to Report a Service Activity (MyLion)
Click here for a FAQ on Reporting Service Activities (MyLion)
Click here for an unofficial MyLion Desktop Version Tutorial (District 27-B2)
CLUB OFFICERS
CLUB CONTESTS
INFORMATION
Click here for the latest information on Covid-19 for California
Click here for contact information for 2020-2021 DISTRICT 4-C4 CABINET
Click here for 2020-2021 DISTRICT DIRECTORY UPDATES/CORRECTIONS
DISASTER PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE/ALERT
Online/Ongoing Training:
NEED AN AED AT YOUR CLUB EVENT
Email your Region Chair:
    Region 1 Chair Yolanda Cayabyab   
    Region 2 Chair Sharon Eberhardt
    Region 3 Chair Maryah Tucker
    Region 4 Chair Jimmy Ness
    Region 5 Chair Michael Coffaro
Should you need any additional information, please contact Guardian Angel/CPR Program Chair Lion Sandee Schlickman 
DISTRICT NEWSLETTER
Email Newsletter Editor Lion John Gill with information about your completed projects/events to be included in our District Newsletter. Newletter will be published quarterly – deadlines for inclusion are 11/21/20, 02/21/21, and 05/21/21.
DISTRICT 4-C4 VISION SCREENERS
District 4-C4 has four vision screeners (2 Spot and 2 PlusOptix) available for club use on a first come, first serve basis. Contact Vision Screener Scheduler Lion Mary Picchi
PHOTOS OF DISTRICT EVENTS & ACTIVITIES taken by District Photographers Lion Michael Chan, Lion Paul Larson, and Lion Alison Wilson visit www.lions4c4.org
Please email SUNSHINE NEWS to Lion Marian Mann
THE THREAD PUBLICATION POLICY
  • The Thread will be published once a week – usually on Sunday evening
  • Event and Community Service Flyers may be included on The Thread if the event is sponsored by District 4-C4 Lions Club(s) with the sponsoring Lions Club(s) listed. If the sponsoring club(s) are not listed, flyer will be returned to sender to modify.
  • Flyers may be listed/included on Thread if received by Noon each Friday. Please email to lions4service@gmail.com. Flyers will be acknowledged as received to the sender – if you do not receive an acknowledgement, please resend
Copies of The Thread are also available on District 4-C4 website