Lions Of South Dakota
District 5 SE
Lion Dennis VanAsch DG
We are located on the eastern side of South
Dakota; part of the MD5 District. We currently have 49 Lions, 2 Liones
Clubs, as well as 1420 members in the District.
Please take the time to carefully read each page of this important newsletter. There are several events in the near future and you’ll want to save the dates on your calendars today.
05/09 DISTRICT 5-SE CABINET MEETING
The next District 5-SE Cabinet meeting is Saturday, May 9th, 2015, at noon at the Pizza Ranch in Watertown, SD (217 10th St NW). We have a candidate for 2nd VDG, Lion Neil Bowes from the Yankton Lions Club. In order for him to serve as 2nd VDG, we need to have a special election at this Cabinet meeting. Consequently, it is very important for all cabinet members attend the meeting and cast your vote.
05/28-05/30 MULTIPLE DISTRICT 5 CONVENTION
Lions Building Community: Team-work, Technology, Transformation.
Our 2015 annual convention is being held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fargo, ND. The event kicks off with golf or shopping outings, and the Council of Governors meeting on Thursday, May 28th.
Enjoy the Keynote address, meet the International Director Larry Dicus from Whittier California; attend the #1 Business Meeting and the Memorial Service on Friday.
Two educational breakout sessions are offered on Saturday, along with the #2 Business Meeting and Governor’s Banquet.
Included in this newsletter are these important forms:
Credentialing Form for Voting Delegates
Most Miles Traveled Contest Entry Form
Constitution and By Laws Changes
05/29-05/30 2015 LEO RALLY
The Leo Rally will run in conjunction with the MD 5 Convention, the first program of its kind in our district. Lions are encouraged to bring high-school aged teens, grandchildren and children to the Hilton Garden Inn in Fargo to learn more about starting a LEO club in their community.
MD5 PINS FOR SALE
Six South Dakota State Pins are for sale depicting images unique to our state: Mt. Rushmore; Rodeo; Black Hills Spruce; Coyote; Pheasant and Pasque Flower.
MD5 QUILT TO BE AUCTIONED IN FARGO DURING THE CONVENTION
07/12-07/18 MULTIPLE DISTRICT 5 YOUTH EXCHANGE CAMP
Camp Kinship is located just south of Deadwood, SD. The age bracket for attending the youth camp is 15 – 18 year old.
07/24-07/26 GREAT PLAINS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Any Lion, Lioness or Leo who has attained majority and who has not yet served as District Governor as of the dates of the institute is eligible to attend. Attendees will be housed on the campus of University of Jamestown, in Jamestown, ND. Participants can expect will learn skills for club, job, community and church, as well as personal development.
This institute is being sponsored by Multiple Districts 5 (Saskatchewan, North Dakota and South Dakota), 9 (Iowa), 17 (Kansas), 26 (Missouri) and 38 (Nebraska).
09/12/15 5SE FALL FORUM
Hosted this year by Lennox.
5SE CLUB NEWS from Huron, Sioux Empire, Beresford, Sioux Falls Downtown
SPECIAL NEWS FROM NSU LIONS
DIABETES AWARENESS & NEWS
06/26-06/30 INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION HONOLULU
This is sure to be a well-attended event.
Yours in Lionism,
Respectfully submitted by the Lions 5SE Roaring Good Newsletter Editor, Sunshine Cady, on behalf of District Governor Dennis Van Asch