The Thread: 10/01/23

October 1, 2023

“Leadership Through Service”

District Governor Kevin Guess

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October 2023

Tuesday, October 3

Multiple Clubs: Hawaii Aid Concert

Friday, October 6

Silicon Valley Cyber: Benefit Concert

Saturday, October 7

Bay Area Global Outreach: Installation & 3rd Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, October 8

Save the date: Bay Area Global Outreach: Comfort & Care Project NEW

SF Latinos Unidos: Health Fair UPDATED

Silicon Valley Cyber: Fundraising Concert

Monday, October 9

Millbrae: Golf Tournament

SF Ocean Ingleside: Thunder Valley Casino Trip

Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15

Half Moon Bay: Grilled Burgers & Corn on the Cob At HMB Pumpkin Festival NEW

Friday, October 13

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

Saturday, October 14

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

Friday, October 20

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: Halloween Joint Meeting NEW

Friday, October 27 – Sunday, October 29

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

Saturday, October 28

San Bruno: 80th Birthday BBQ NEW

November 2023

Saturday, November 4

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

Friday, November 10

District 4-C4: Golf Tournament

Saturday, November 11

District 4-C4: 2nd District Meeting DATE CHANGED TO 11/04/23

Sunday, November 12

Save the date: Bay Area Global Outreach: Music is Medicine NEW

Save the date: SSF Golden Gate: Autumn Dinner Dance

Friday, November 17

Save the date: Burlingame: Lasagna & Bingo Dinner Night

Monday, November 27

Save the date: PCL Meeting

December 2023

Saturday, December 2

Save the date: Bay Area Global Outreach: Rise Against Hunger w/Skylawn NEW

Saturday, December 9

Save the date: San Carlos: Blood Drive

January 2024

Sunday, January 14

Save the date: District 4-C4 LCIF Melvin Jones Birthday Party Fundraiser

Friday, January 27 – Monday, January 29

Save the date: MD-4 Leadership Institute No CA

February 2024

Saturday, February 3

Save the date: District 4-C4: 3rd Cabinet Meeting

Save the date: San Carlos: Crab Dinner

Friday, February 10

Peninsula Special Interest: 11th Annual Diabetes Lobster Fest

March 2024

Saturday, March 22 – Monday, March 24

Save the date: MD-4 Leadership Institute So CA

May 2024

Wednesday, May 15 – Sunday, May 19

Save the date: District 4-C4: 2024 Convention

Ongoing Lions Activities/Projects/Events


Student Speakers Contest

District 4-C4 2023-2024 Student Speakers Contest Information

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 (


San Francisco Host: 2023 Health Fairs Schedule NEW


Global Initiative for Health & Wellness

Annual Fall Flu Clinics – October Dates

Lions Float, Inc.

Rose Float Decorating Schedule


District 4-C4 NEW

Daly City Host


Foster City

Menlo Park Live Oak


SF Geneva-Excelsior

Solicitations and Donation Requests

District 4-C4: Golf Tournament Tee Sponsorship NEW

Lions 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 UPDATED

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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