The Thread: 02/11/24

he Thread: 02/11/24


February 11, 2024


“Leadership Through Service”

District Governor Kevin Guess


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Theme: “For a Better World – What Would you Change?”


Click here for the current schedule of Student Speakers Contests

Schedule will be updated as information is available.


Please email Lion Mary Carbullido for additional information or to request assistance with your Club Contest.


Upcoming Events


February 2024


Tuesday, February 6

District 4-C4: Club Taxes – A General Overview

Friday, February 9

Foster City Bair Island Cyber & SF Special Choir: Crab Feed & Karaoke

Saturday, February 10

Foster City: Blood Drive

Peninsula Special Interest: 2024 Lunar New Year Celebration

Tuesday, February 13

Foster City: Student Speakers Contest

Friday, February 16

Burlingame: Sweetheart Lasagna Bingo Night

Saturday, February 17

SF Geneva-Excelsior: Crab Feed

SF Unified: Student Speakers Contest

Sunday, February 18

Peninsula Special Interest & San Mateo: Vision Clinic NEW

San Mateo Metropolitan: Student Speakers Contest

Friday, February 23 – Sunday, February 25

California Lions/M-4: 105th Annual Convention

Friday, February 23

Burlingame: Blood Drive

Monday, February 26

PCL: Meeting hosted by Peninsula Special Interest

Wednesday, February 28

SF Coordinating Council: Meeting hosted by SF Chinatown


March 2024


Saturday, March 2

District 4-C4: Region 1 District Hunger Project

Friday, March 8

Foster City: 22nd Annual Crab Feed

Saturday, March 9

Burlingame: St. Patrick’s Dinner NEW

Saturday, March 16

Peninsula Special Interest: Vision and Medical Clinic UPDATED

San Carlos: Blood Drive

SF Global Health Care Cyber: Charity Fund Raising NEW

Sunday, March 17

Save the date: District 4-C4: Region 6 District Foster City Shoreline Cleanup

Friday, March 22

PCL: Police, Sheriff, & Firefighters Awards

Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24

MD-4: Regional Lions Leadership Institute

Saturday, March 23

Save the date: District 4-C4: Region 4 District Eyeglass Collection NEW

Save the date: San Carlos: Easter Egg Hunt


April 2024


Saturday, April 6

Save the date: District 4-C4: Region 6 District San Carlos Trail Cleanup

Save the date: SF Chinatown: Miss Teen Chinatown Scholarship & Charity Gala

Friday, April 19

Daly City Host: Pasta Bingo NEW

Friday, April 26

SFCCLC: Police, Sheriff, & Fire Awards NEW


May 2024


Wednesday, May 15 – Sunday, May 19

District 4-C4: 2024 Convention

Online – Registration

Paper – Registration

Paper – Hospitality Room Registration

Convention Contests

Food Fair

Friday, May 31

Save the date: Burlingame: Blood Drive


June 2024


Friday, June 21 – Tuesday, June 25

Lions Clubs International: 106th Annual Convention


July 2024


Thursday, July 4

Save the date: Foster City: Foster City 4th of July Birthday Bash w/Fireworks


August 2024


Friday, August 23

Save the date: Burlingame: Blood Drive


October 2024


Friday, October 25

Save the date: Burlingame: Blood Drive


District 4-C4 Training Events


Save the dates:

02/13/24 Naturally Recruiting New Members POSTPONED

03/19/24 How to Apply for 501(c)3

04/02/24 Autopsy of a Dying Club

05/07/24 To Be Announced


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 (

Vision Screening Suggestions


Lions Business Network






Solicitations and Donation Requests




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 (






District 4-C4


PO Box 25301, San Mateo, CA



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