The Thread: 03/03/24



March 3, 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


March 2024


Friday, March 8

Foster City: 22nd Annual Crab Feed

Saturday, March 9

Burlingame: St. Patrick’s Dinner UPDATED

Saturday, March 16

Peninsula Special Interest: Vision and Medical Clinic

San Carlos: Blood Drive

SF Fil Am: Service at SF-Marin Food Bank

SF Global Health Care Cyber: Charity Fund Raising

Silicon Valley Cyber: 8th Spring Festival Banquet

Sunday, March 17

District 4-C4: Region 6 District Foster City Shoreline Cleanup NEW

Tuesday, March 19

District 4-C4: Nonprofit Startup Checklist

Friday, March 22

PCL: Police, Sheriff, & Firefighters Awards

Saturday, March 23

San Carlos: Annual Easter Egg Hunt NEW

Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24

MD-4: Regional Lions Leadership Institute

Saturday, March 23

District 4-C4: Region 4 District Eyeglass Collection

San Carlos: Annual Easter Egg Hunt NEW


April 2024


Tuesday, April 2

District 4-C4: Autopsy of a Deceased Lions Club NEW

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

Saturday, April 20

SF Host: 104th Anniversary Dinner Dance NEW

Friday, April 26

SFCCLC: Police, Sheriff, & Fire Awards

Saturday, April 27

Save the date: District 4-C4: Region 2 Service at SF-Marin Food Bank


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

Saturday, May 25

Bay Area Global Outreach: Spring Dance Fundraiser

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

Saturday, July 7

Save the date: Silicon Valley: Annual Picnic


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


03/19/24 Nonprofit Startup Checklist

Save the dates:

04/02/24 Autopsy of a Deceased Lions Club NEW

05/07/24 To Be Announced


Ongoing Lions Activities/Projects/Events



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 UPDATED


Lions Veterans Charities, Inc.

Save the date: USO Night 10/18/24



Robert G. Smith Walk to Cancel Out Parkinson’s “COP” 04/06/24






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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