The Thread: 09/17/23

July 3, 2023

“Leadership Through Service”

District Governor Kevin Guess

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Sunshine News

Pacifica Lions are saddened to report the passing of Past President Lion Nancy Schultz, beloved sister of Lion Rosanne Giusto, and sister-in-law to Lion Michael Giusto. Lion Nancy joined the Pacifica Lions in 2002 and had been a volunteer at the club for many years prior to joining. Cards may be sent to the Giusto Family, 768 Big Bend Drive, Pacifica CA 94044


Lion Yvonne Kantola, Sunshine Chair

September 2023

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

Friday, September 22

Bay Area Global Outreach: Panda Express Fundraiser to Support Maui & Morocco UPDATED

Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24

SF Bay Area New Century: California Dragon Boat Race NEW

Monday, September 25

PCL Meeting NEW

Saturday, September 30

Bay Area Global Outreach & Silicon Valley Cyber: Fundraising Concert NEW

Save the date: SF Latinos Unidos: Health Fair Fundraiser/Installation & Induction NEW

October 2023

Saturday, October 7

Bay Area Global Outreach: Installation & 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, October 8

SF Latinos Unidos: Health Fair UPDATED

Monday, October 9

SF Ocean Ingleside: Thunder Valley Casino Trip

Friday, October 13

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

Saturday, October 14

Save the date: San Carlos: “Walk a 1/4 Mile in Her Shoes”

Friday, October 20

Save the date: Daly City Host: Pasta Bingo

Saturday, October 21

Peninsula Special Interest: 1st Responders and Veterans BBQ

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

November 2023

Saturday, November 11

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

January 2024

Friday, January 27 – Monday, January 29

Save the date: MD-4 Leadership Institute No CA NEW

February 2024

Friday, February 10

Peninsula Special Interest: 11th Annual Diabetes Lobster Fest NEW

March 2024

Saturday, March 22 – Monday, March 24

Save the date: MD-4 Leadership Institute So CA NEW

Ongoing Lions Activities/Projects/Events

Student Speakers Contest

District 4-C4 2023-2024 Student Speakers Contest Information NEW

Peninsula Special Interest

Annual Fall Flu Clinics – October Dates 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


SF Geneva-Excelsior

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 Directory Updates and Corrections NEW

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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