The Thread: 08/20/23

August 20, 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

California Lions Foundation

Sunshine News

25 Newhall St. S.F. CA  Friday July 7, 2023 at 11 am

Lion Yvonne Kantola, Sunshine Chair

Upcoming Events

August 2023

Tuesday, August 22

MD-4: Youth Protection Policy Training

Wednesday, August 23

SF Coordinating Council of Lions Clubs: Meeting

Friday, August 25

South SF Golden Gate: Installation

Saturday, August 26

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

Sunday, August 27

Bay Area Special Olympics & Peninsula Veterans: Installation

Foster City: Installation

Multi Clubs: Picnic NEW

Monday, August 28

Peninsula Council of Lions Clubs: Installation

Tuesday, August 29

MD-4: Youth Protection Policy Training

Peninsula Special Interest & San Mateo: Restaurant Walk

SF Unified: Installation UPDATED

September 2023

Friday, September 1

Silicon Valley: Installation

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

Saturday, September 9

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

Save the date: SF Financial Rescue: Installation

Wednesday, September 13

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

Friday, September 15

Half Moon Bay: Poker Night

Saturday, September 16

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

Peninsula Special Interest: 1st Responders and Veterans BBQ POSTPONED TO 10/21/23

SF Healthcare Providers Cyber: Installation UPDATED

SF Host: Cache Creek Casino Trip NEW

Sunday, September 17

SF Coordinating Council of Lions Clubs: Installation

Tuesday, September 19

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

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

Friday, October 20

Save the date: Daly City Host: Pasta Bingo

Saturday, October 21

Peninsula Special Interest: 1st Responders and Veterans BBQ NEW

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

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 UPDATED

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

Millbrae  NEW

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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