District 2-T2 Lions Clubs International

Multiple District 2, Texas

 

DISTRICT NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

WE HAD FUN IN CROSBYTON!

1ST CABINET MEETING BIG SUCCESS

 

 

 

 

Clockwise from left:  (1) Crosbyton Lions Cherie Parkhill and Ruth Davis help with registration. (2) 1st VDG Jim Petty readies the attendees for a game of catch--but with blindfolds.  (3) Lion Ted Boyd contemplates State and District pin sales. (4) 2nd VDG Vance Gipson gives an explanation of how weather forecasts are actually made.

 

 

From left:  (1) Snyder Lions Club Secretary Rose Ragland pitches a tennis ball to a blindfolded IPDG James Osborne.  (2) Zone Chairman Kevin Carter and USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum Chairman James Belk enjoy the meeting.

 

Our thanks to the Crosbyton Lions Club for hosting the first Cabinet Meeting and providing hamburgers for all who attended. We're off to a great start in 2015-2016!

 


 

LITTLEFIELD LIONS CLUB 75th ANNIVERSARY

1940-2015

 

 

 

Clockwise from left:  (1) The club's 75th anniversary cake adorned a table in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  (2) Guests could see the club's charter which presented July 26, 1940.(3) District Governor Dick Van Hoose presents International President Yamada's pin and banner to Littlefield Lions Club President Tim Walker. (4) The infamous 1975-1976 "Membership Mafia" members from the Littlefield Lions Club.  Their slogan for District Governor Jim Johnson's year was "Get Two or We'll Get You!!"


 

2015-2016 INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT'S THEME

Peace, hope, determination, teamwork and uniting people through service are central elements of International President Jitsuhiro Yamada's theme for 2015-2016. 

Follow this link to learn more about the program!


LIONS ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTO CONTEST

 

Past District Governor Fredda Buckner of Roby announces the Lions Clubs International Environmental Photo contest at the July 25 Cabinet Meeting.

 

Categories include:

 

* Animal Life

* Landscape (Urban or Natural)

* Plant Life

* Weather Phenomenon

 

This year's special theme is "Dignity, Harmony, and Humanity:  Celebrating the Peaceful Coexistence of Species."

 

Your 8x10 printed photos and entry form(s) must be submitted to PDG Fredda prior to the Midwinter Conference to be held Jan. 16 in Lubbock.

 

CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM

 

CLICK HERE FOR RULES

CLUB EVENTS AND NEWS

 

District Governor Van Hoose's

Official Visit Schedule Will Be Posted Soon!

 

Click here for the Governor's Schedule

(Available Soon)

 


 

WHAT DO LIONS DO??  WE SERVE!!!

 

Here's just a few of the humanitarian service projects that Lions in District 2-T2 have completed in the past few months.

  • Decorated bulletin boards at a local school.

  • Assisted at a local church nursery.

  • Supported local food banks.

  • Collected used eyeglasses

  • Sponsored campers at Texas Lions Camp-Kerrville.

  • Placed American Flags during holidays.

  • Held a Back To School luncheon for teachers.

  • Transported a couple to their doctor appointments.

  • Assisted with Toys for Tots collection.

  • Participated in a school reading program.

  • Held monthly bingo games for assisted living residents.

  • Preparation of sack lunches for those in need.

  • Collected aluminum cans for Ronald McDonald House.

  • Helped with FFA fundraising dinner.

  • Held Elementary School book giveaway.

WHERE THERE'S A NEED--THERE'S A LION!  WE SERVE!

DID YOU KNOW??

 

Helen Keller attended the Lions Clubs International Convention in 1925 at Cedar Point, Ohio.  She challenged the Lions to become knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness.  Since then, Lions Club members have worked to halt preventable blindness and restore sight.

 

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