The Thread: 08/13/23

August 13, 2023

“Leadership Through Service”

District Governor Kevin Guess

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Foster City Bair Island Cyber Fundraising

District 50 Hawaii Lions Club

Lions Clubs International Foundation

Upcoming Events

August 2023

Monday, August 14

SF Host: Installation

Tuesday, August 15

MD-4: Youth Protection Policy Training NEW

Sunday, August 13

SF Premier: Installation

Saturday, August 19

District 4-C4 Cabinet Installation

Millbrae: Millbrae Machines

SF Fil Am: Service at SF-Marin Food Bank CANCELLED

Sunday, August 20

San Bruno: Installation

Tuesday, August 22

MD-4: Youth Protection Policy Training NEW

Wednesday, August 23

SF Coordinating Council of Lions Clubs: Meeting NEW

Friday, August 25

South SF Golden Gate: Installation

Sunday, August 27

Bay Area Special Olympics & Peninsula Veterans: Installation

Foster City: Installation

Monday, August 28

Peninsula Council of Lions Clubs: Installation

Tuesday, August 29

MD-4: Youth Protection Policy Training NEW

Peninsula Special Interest & San Mateo: Restaurant Walk

SF Unified: Installation

September 2023

Friday, September 1

Silicon Valley: Installation NEW

Saturday, September 2

SF Dynamic: Installation

Sunday, September 3

District 4-C4: Student Speaker Contest Bowling Tournament

Tuesday, September 5

MD-4: Youth Protection Policy Training NEW

Saturday, September 9

District 4-C4: 1st 2023-2024 District Meeting NEW

Save the date: SF Financial Rescue: Installation NEW

Saturday, September 9 OR September 16

Save the date: Peninsula Special Interest: 1st Responders and Veterans BBQ

Wednesday, September 13

Half Moon Bay: Watercolors with Mary Kay (Lions Only)

Friday, September 15

Half Moon Bay: Poker Night NEW

Saturday, September 16

Millbrae & SF Chinatown: Rocky Lombardi & Art Pignati Memorial Wine Tasting

SF Healthcare Providers Cyber: Installation

Sunday, September 17

SF Coordinating Council of Lions Clubs: Installation

Tuesday, September 19

Bay Area Global Outreach: BAGO-Oakland A’s Filipino Heritage Night NEW

Thursday, September 21 – Monday, September 23

USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum

October 2023

Saturday, October 7

Bay Area Global Outreach: Installation & 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, October 8

SF Latinos Unidos: Health Fair

Monday, October 9

SF Ocean Ingleside: Thunder Valley Casino Trip

Friday, October 13

Foster City: 17th Annual White Cane Bingo & Lasagna Dinner NEW

Friday, October 20

Save the date: Daly City Host: Pasta Bingo NEW

Saturday, October 21

Save the date: San Carlos Tri Tip Dinner

Save the date: SF Cosmopolitan: Installation

Sunday, October 22

Peninsula Special Interest: Walk to End Lupus Now 2023 NEW

Wednesday, October 25

Save the date: SFCCLC and PCL: Joint Meeting

Friday, October 27 – Sunday, October 29

Save the date: MD-4 Council of Governors Meeting – Virtual

Ongoing Lions Activities/Projects/Events

Peninsula Special Interest

Annual Fall Flu Clinics

Lions Float, Inc.

Rose Float Decorating Schedule

USA/Canada Leadership Forum

2023 USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum Volunteer Sign Up

District 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 (


Daly City Host


Foster City

Menlo Park Live Oak


San Bruno 

San Mateo 

SF Geneva-Excelsior

SF Unified

Solicitations and Donation Requests

Lions Clubs International Foundation

California Lions Foundation

Canine Companions for Independence

City of Hope

Lions Eye Foundation of California-Nevada

Student Speakers Foundation

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 (


2023-2024 District 4-C4 Cabinet Contact Information

2023-2024 Clubs by Region & Zone

District 4-C4

PO Box 25301, San Mateo, CA


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