Keep up with the latest
changes to the 2016-17 District Directory.
(Last rev Jan 16, 2017)
Clubs of 20-Y2
Latest issue of The Lions Roar, our
Newsletter, and the MD20 Lion, our
Multiple District magazine.
IRS requirements for ALL clubs!
who in 20-Y2
- Here's where you'll find district officers, committee chairs, region and zone
chairs and a list of PDGs.
electronically (for club secretaries and zone chairs)
2017 "Through Their Eyes"
calendars are here! Buy one to support blind children.
Every Thursday: Join
Albany's Blind Bowling League
(visually impaired and sighted bowlers welcome!)
Friday, January 20, 2017: Deadline for ordering chocolate
Saturday, January 28, 2017:
3rd District Cabinet Meeting
at Holiday Inn, Johnstown/Gloversville
Saturday, January 28, 2017: Deadline for
Lions Roar, your district newsletter.
Here's how to
Tuesday, February 7, 2017:
Free monthly technology
training for the visually impaired.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017: Support NABA by dining at
The Inn at Saratoga.
Monday, February 27, 2017: Hearing Conservation Society meeting
Wednesday, March 1, 2017: Deadline for
LIPTC Scholarship applications
Saturday, March 4, 2017:
Lions Day with the United Nations
Saturday, March 18, 2017: 4th District Cabinet Meeting at
Holiday Inn, Lake George
Monday, April 24,
2017: Hearing Conservation Society meeting in Albany
Fri-Sun, May 5-7, 2017:
MD20 Convention in Lake Placid
Tuesday, May 23, 2017: VCB's
Golf & Tennis Outing
Friday, May 26, 2017: Deadline for submissions to
the MD20 Magazine.
Here's how to
Sunday, June 4, 2017: DG Testimonial, brunch at Prime at
What else is
inside our site
||Here's where you'll find the district
newsletter, latest changes to the district directory, district
officers and committee chairs, region and zone chairs, the clubs of
20-Y2, district organizations, cabinet meeting minutes, monthly
calendar of club meetings and district events and other info
that pertains to the district.
help you run your club
||How to start and maintain a club web
site; what you should know about the new compulsory IRS
reporting requirements; getting funding for club
projects from NYS&BLF or LCIF; how to refer people to the Lions
Eye Institute; info on the Lions Affordable Hearing Aids Project; info on sponsoring a Leo club or other ways to get
involved with youth; how to submit articles to the district newsletter
and MD20 magazine;
where to find a speaker; sending a student to play in the MD20 band; a
monthly calendar to help arrange interclub visitations; info and
application for the Leadership Achievement Award; club dues
structure; and lots of other goodies.
Some examples of what "We Serve" really means.
||Here are links to Lions International
sites, the MD20 web site,
Sight Society of NENY (Lions Eye Bank), Lions Eye Institute, Hearing
Conservation Society, Lions Camp Badger, NABA, MD20 Pin Traders Club,
and other related organizations.
||Assorted pix of goings-on around the
||Things that don't fit elsewhere: Helen
Keller's "Knights of the Blind" speech, a poem by Lion Sue
Shipe, info on becoming an organ-and-tissue donor, a history of Lions Clubs
International, why you should consider being DG, the MD20 budget, and other stuff that I'll add from time to time.
If you think it should be on this web site, but it doesn't fit
logically any place above, look here; and if you still can't find it, write
If you're already getting the newsletter
you don't have to sign up. But if you don't know whether you're on the
e-distribution list, please sign up again. I'd rather have you twice
than not at all, and you'll still get only one newsletter.
The Lions year runs from July 1st to June 30th, so this site changes
drastically during the early summer as we update officers and committee
chairs. We make other changes regularly throughout the year, so please
come back and visit us from time to time.
Important note: If you are a Lion, Lioness or Leo in District 20-Y2, this is
web site and I welcome your participation in its development. What I
especially want from you are flyers about upcoming club functions, and
articles and photos about your community service programs. If you have
any comments, suggestions or criticisms about this web site, please send them to me by
Jerry Gordon, 20-Y2 Web Master
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