The Thread: 07/10/22

July 10, 2022

“Evolve and Thrive”

District Governor Dr. John Hui

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Sunshine News

     The District is saddened to learn that Laura S. Warner passed on Monday, July 1, 2022 in Santa Barbara at age 93. Lion Laura was a longtime resident of Menlo Park and a 35 year member of the Menlo Park Live Oak Lions Club. She was Club President in 1996-1997 and the first female PCL President 1996-1997.

     Condolences may be sent to Cynthia Warner, 1080 Meadowbrook Lane SW, Concord, NC 28027. For donation information, please contact Lion Jim Bigelow (

Lion Yvonne Kantola, Sunshine Chair

Upcoming Events

July 2022

Friday, July 15

SF Chinatown: 70th Anniversary & Installation

Saturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17

SF Unified: Lion Dance Festival

Sunday, July 17

SF Unified: Get Your Rear In Gear

Foster City: Installation

Silicon Valley: Picnic NEW

Saturday, July 23

SF Korean American: Installation

Wednesday, July 27 through Sunday, July 31

5th USA/Canada Leo Leadership Forum

August 2022

Sunday, August 7

Burlingame: Installation NEW

Saturday, August 13

District 4-C4 Cabinet Installation NEW

Saturday, August 27

Save the date: District 4-C4 Beach Cleanup NEW

SF Dynamic: 3rd Golf Tournament

Thursday, August 25

San Carlos: Save the date: Installation NEW

Sunday, August 28

BASO/Peninsula Veterans/Menlo Atherton Leo: Installation

September 2022

Saturday, September 11

Save the date: District 4-C4 1st Cabinet Meeting  

Thursday, September 15 – Saturday, September 17

46th USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum

Friday, September 16

Save the date:  Daly City Host: Pasta Bingo  

October 2022

Saturday, October 29

Save the date: BAGO: Installation

November 2022

Saturday, November 12

Save the date: District 4-C4 2nd Cabinet Meeting  

June 2022

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Ongoing Club Projects/Events

Foster City:

2022 Summer Concerts

SF Geneva-Excelsior:

Fundraising Partnership: Lions Youth & Community Raffle  


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Daly City Host NEW


Foster City  

SF Geneva-Excelsior NEW

District 4-C4 Committees

Disaster Preparedness & Response/Alert

We all know that we should be prepared for disasters at home so that we can safely go and help when needed. Are you prepared? Click here for Disaster Home Kit Suggestions.

District Newsletter

District Newsletters will be published quarterly.  Share your club’s activities with us.

Email your submissions to Lion John Gill (

Deadline for submissions: September 8, December 8, March 8, June 8. 


District 4-C4 will send cards to Lions that are ill or in the hospital or condolences on the passing of a Lion. 

Please email Lion Yvonne Kantola ( with any pertinent information and let her know if you the information can be shared.

District 4-C4 Vision Screeners

District 4-C4 has four vision screeners (2 Spot and 2 PlusOptix) available for club use on first come, first serve basis.

Contact Vision Screener Scheduler Lion Mary Picchi (

Youth Protection Policy

Click here for District 4-C4 Youth Protection Program Guidelines

Click here for MD-4 Youth Protection Policy

District 4-C4 Endorsed Projects

Global Initiative for Health and Wellness

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Million Veterans Program and All of Us Research Program

Lions Eye Foundation

Saturday, July 23

Membership Appreciation Meeting and Lunch  

Lions Veterans Charities

Friday, October 21

USO Night 


District 4-C4

2022-2023 District 4-C4 Cabinet Installation Program & Directory Ads

Lions Clubs International

Click here to donate

California Lions – Multiple District 4

California Lions License Plate Survey

District 4-C4 Endorsed Projects

California Lions Foundation

Click here to donate

Canine Companions for Independence

Click here to donate

City of Hope

Diabetes Innovation Fund

Lions Eye Foundation

Don Stanaway Fellow

Don Stanaway Life Member

Helen Keller Fellow

Student Speakers Foundation

Click here to see the difference between Student Speakers Foundation and Student Speakers Contest

Annual Club Donations

Click here to donate

Lions Grant Opportunities

Lions Clubs International Foundation

Click here for specifics or contact District 4-C4 LCIF Co-Coordinators Michael Coffaro ( or Amy Fink (

California Lions Foundation

Click here for specifics or contact PDG Mario Benavente (

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Click here for 2022-2023 District 4-C4 Cabinet Contact Information

Click here for Contact Information of 2022-2023 Region & Zone Chairs by Club

Club Reporting

Click here to create your LCI Account for club reporting 

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.


New members & member updates should be reported each month on MyLCI


Please report your club’s service on MyLion

Click here for How to Report a Service Activity  

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions 

Club Officers

Club Officers should be updated on MyLCI

Next year’s Club Officers are request to be reported no later than May 15, 2023.

Please report on MyLCI

District 4-C4

PO Box 25301, San Mateo, CA


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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 LCI, MD-4, District 4-C4, 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/Announcements may be listed/included on The Thread if received by Noon each Friday. Please email to Flyers will be acknowledged as received to the sender – if you do not receive an acknowledgement, please resend.