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2019 Mid-Winter Lions Leadership Conference

January 11, 2019 - January 12, 2019

Free – $95

Register Online for the 2019 Mid-Winter Lions Leadership Conference! Register now as late registration fees will apply after December 21, 2018

The conference will be held at the Sheraton, West Des Moines.

To make hotel room reservations call 1-800-325-3535. Please mention the Iowa Lions Mid-Winter Leadership Conference.

Our International Guest for this event will be International Director Gwen White from North Carolina.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019

9:00 – 11:30 AM Council of Governors Meeting
Polk Room

12:30-1:30 PM Strides Walk
Atrium
1:00-3:00 PM Iowa Lions Foundation Meeting
Polk Room
1:00-5:00 PM DGE/VDG Training(1st & 2nd VDGs)
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Needlework for a Cause
To benefit Ronald McDonald House, Des Moines
DG Nancy Slack
Dallas Room
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Peace Poster Display
Atrium
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Registration
& 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Atrium

EVENING MEAL ON YOUR OWN
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDG Association Executive Committee
Marion Room
7:30 PM Evening Program & Entertainment
The Sully Big Band
Des Moines & Benton Rooms
Master of Ceremonies – CC Chris Anderson

Introduction of International Guest – ID Ardie Klemish
Comments from International Guest Gwen White
9:00 PM Pin Traders Meeting
Shelby Room
After Evening Program Hospitality Room
Marion Room
Hosted by DSM Outreach

SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2019
7:00 AM – Noon & Registration
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Atrium
7:00 AM Constitution & By-Laws
PID Gary Fry
Marion Room
7:00 AM Rules Committee
PDG Donna Wood
Webster Room
7:30 AM Mid-Winter Breakfast
Des Moines & Benton Rooms
BREAKFAST AGENDA
Breakfast
Call to Order Iowa Lions Foundation
President PDG Dr Gene Noonan
Pledge
Invocation 1st VDG Dale Schoening
Introduction of City Dignitary CC Chris Anderson
Welcome to West Des Moines
Introductions CC Chris Anderson
Comments Iowa Lions Foundation President
PDG Dr Gene Noonan
Warren Coleman Honorary Iowa Lions Foundation President
Award Recipients Recognition PDG Dr Gene Noonan
Presentation of Warren Iowa Lions Foundation President
Coleman Honorary Award PDG Dr Gene Noonan
Presentation of Lions Pin Traders Club of Iowa President
Warren Coleman Honorary Award Lion Yogi Braet
Introduction of Speaker PDG Stephen Becker
Speaker Dr Alec Zama-Grandview College
Announcements DG Art Matje
Recess Iowa Lions Foundation President
PDG Dr Gene Noonan
REMEMBER to check out the vendors and auction baskets in Woodbury, Shelby and Hancock Rooms
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM STATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Finance Committee
Marion Room
Iowa Lions Youth Exchange
Des Moines Room
Editorial Board
Des Moines Room
IT Committee
Chambers Room
9MC Zone Meeting Region 3 Zone 6
Polk Room
9:00 AM Conference Orientation
(First Timers are encouraged to attend)
Webster Room
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Vendors, Displays & Pin Traders
Woodbury, Shelby and Hancock Rooms
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Tail Twisters Selling Raffle Tickets
Past District Governors Association
Atrium and Halls
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Partners in Service Silent Auction
Dallas Room
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Needlework for a Cause
To benefit Ronald McDonald House, Des Moines
Dallas Room
10:00-10:30 AM Meet and Greet with ID Gwen White
Des Moines and Benton Rooms
10:30 AM – 11:10 AM Seminars – Session 1

Seminar A
My Lion App
Presenter: IPDG Judy Stone & State IT Chair Ronald Schappaugh
Moderator: DG Dave McGregor
Marion Room

Seminar B
New Voices Womens Membership
Presenter: Linda Albrecht Norby
Moderator: PCC Terry Durham
Clayton Room

Seminar C
Global Action Team
Presenter: PID Art Marson
Moderator: PCC Paul Hain
Webster Room

Seminar D
LCIF Campaign 100
Presenter: IPDG Jim Bixler
Moderator: CC Chris Anderson
Polk Room

11:15 AM – 11:55 AM Seminars – Session 2

Seminar A
Global Service Team
Presenter: IPDG Judy Stone
Moderator: DG Kristin Buehner
Marion Room

Seminar B
New Voices Womens Membership
Presenter: Linda Albrecht Norby
Moderator: PCC Terry Durham
Clayton Room

Seminar C
Global Action Team
Presenter: PID Art Marson
Moderator: PCC Paul Hain
Webster Room

Seminar D
New Club Organization
Presenter: District 9NE Team
Moderator: DG Charlotte Miller
Polk Room

11:15 AM – 11:55 AM Leo Club Advisors Meeting
MD9 Leo Chairperson PDG DeEtta Rasmussen
Des Moines Room
12:00 PM State Luncheon
Des Moines and Benton Rooms
LUNCHEON AGENDA
Call to Order CC Chris Anderson
Invocation 1st VDG Dale Schoening
Lunch
Lioness of the Year Award State Lioness Coordinator
Charlotte McGinty
State Leo of the Year Award PDG DeEtta Rasmussen
Iowa KidSight William E. Scott MD
Distinguished Legacy Award Lion Lori Short
Peace Poster Presentation CC Chris Anderson
Introduction of LCI Presidential Theme Video PDG Stephen Becker
Video:Charting Our Course LCI President Gudrun Yngvadottir
Announcements 2nd VDG Allen Zobel
Recess CC Chris Anderson
1:30 PM Lioness Meeting
Chambers Room
1:30 PM First Posting of Raffle Ticket Winners
Atrium

1:30 – 2:10 PM Seminar Session 3

Seminar A
My Lion App
Presenter: IPDG Judy Stone & State IT Chair Ronald Schappaugh
Moderator: 1st VDG Tony Hill
Marion Room

Seminar B
How to Submit to Iowa Lion
Presenter: 1st VDG Debbie Doty
Moderator: DG Pat Parker
Clayton Room

Seminar C

New Club Organization
Presenter: District 9NE Team
Moderator: DG Charlotte Miller
Webster Room

Seminar D
LCIF Campaign 100
Presenter: IPDG Jim Bixler
Moderator: CC Chris Anderson
Polk Room

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Vendors, Displays & Pin Traders
Woodbury, Shelby and Hancock Rooms
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Partners in Service Silent Auction
Dallas Room
2:20 PM Business Meeting
Polk Room
MEETING AGENDA
Call to Order CC Chris Anderson
Introduction of Color Guard CC Chris Anderson
Presentation of the Colors & Pledge Boy Scout Troop 208

Invocation State Chaplain Dean Porter
Appointment of Sergeant of Arms CC Chris Anderson
Those giving reports please come to the front and line up
Rules Committee Report PDG Donna Wood
State Convention Report PDG Lisa Prochaska
International Convention Report CC Chris Anderson
State Administrator’s Report DG Tim Wilson
Iowa Lions Foundation Report PDG Dr Gene Noonan
LCIF Report PDG Jim Bixler
USA/Canada/GPLLI/Lions University PID Gary Fry
Other Reports (written reports on Pages of program)
First Timers’ Drawing CC Chris Anderson
Introduction of International Guest ID Ardie Klemish
Comments ID Gwen White
Announcements DG Doug Welton
Recess CC Chris Anderson
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Last Chance to Visit Vendors & Displays
Woodbury, Hancock and Shelby Rooms
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Last Chance to Bid on Baskets
Please pick up your purchased basket by 4:00 PM
Dallas Room
3:30 PM Final Posting of Raffle Ticket Winners
Atrium Area
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Ecumenical Christian Service
1st VDG Dale Schoening
Polk Room
6:00 PM International Banquet
Des Moines and Benton Rooms
BANQUET AGENDA
Call to Order CC Chris Anderson
Invocation 1st VDG Dale Schoening
National Anthem DG Tim Wilson
Introduction of Head Table CC Chris Anderson
Dinner
Other Introductions CC Chris Anderson
Silent Auction Report Partners in Service
Vendor Drawing CC Chris Anderson
Introduction of Speaker ID Ardie Klemish
Speaker International Guest Gwen White
Awards & Presentations International Guest & MD9 PIDs
Announcements DG Tim Wilson
“God Bless America” DG Tim Wilson
Adjournment CC Chris Anderson
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM Hospitality Room
Club Lounge 10th Floor
Hosted by DSM Outreach

Details

Start:
January 11, 2019
End:
January 12, 2019
Cost:
Free – $95
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Tickets

Unlimited available
Early Conference Package (Increases after December 21)$85.00
Unlimited available
Breakfast Only$25.00
Unlimited available
Lunch Only$27.00
Unlimited available
Banquet Only$41.00
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Early Registration Fee (Required if purchasing individual meals)$20.00
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Participate in Strides Walk on Friday (Free)Free