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PLEASE READ- The State of Illinois has issued a Stay At Home order.  The LCI Head Quarters at Oak Brook, IL is closed through at least April 7.  Several staff members will be working from home aka remote setting, but we just have to work together and understand there will be delays in certain things that require physical interaction.

For the time being-

‚ÄčYour patience is appreciated!



* ADVISORY- In a nutshell, all of the events moving into the earlier part of April have been cancelled/postponed as Lions throughout District 26M1 support maintaining our health along with the well being of others. We will try to keep things up to date each morning... moving into Wednesday, April 8, we have 3,037 cases confirmed and 53 deaths in Missouri.  The breakdown of counties in District 26M1 are as follows:

  • Perry- 28 with 7 recovered
  • Cape Girardeau- 20 and 3 recovered and 1 death
  • St. Francois- 19 including 1 death 
  • Pulaski- 12
  • Scott- 10
  • Dunklin- 8
  • Stoddard- 8 with 2 recovered
  • Ste. Genevieve- 6
  • Butler- 5
  • New Madrid- 5
  • Howell- 4
  • Bollinger- 2
  • Reynolds- 2
  • Carter- 3 and 1 death
  • Pemiscot- 3 with 2 recovered
  • Crawford- 3
  • Ripley- 2
  • Madison- 1
  • Phelps- 1

These numbers are changing rapidly and sometimes will be a little 'off'.  We're trying to keep them up to date... BE CAREFUL... WE NEED YOU!


Lions Clubs International is actively working with our clubs and monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which is changing the way we live, work and serve. This Response Center is your central source for news and resources impacting Lions and our efforts to serve during this challenging time.


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Lions continue to serve at home through virtual meetings. How has your club been meeting online? There are many platforms to choose from - here are some that Lions everywhere have been using.

LCIF is giving priority consideration to support regions with extreme rates of confirmed COVID-19 cases. The focus will be on addressing those needs that exist within local medical and emergency management systems that are coordinating efforts with the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Learn more about the criteria to apply!-


Donations are being accepted for COVID-19 to LCIF’s General Disaster Fund. Donations to the Foundation can be made here.  All donations to this fund are eligible for Melvin Jones Fellows and Campaign 100.


Go to and check out the post coverage of the 2020 District 26M1 Convention hosted by the Sikeston Lions, February 21-22!

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District 26M1 Peace Poster Committee Chair Lion Charlotte Williams introduces the 2019-20 District 26M1 Peace Poster winner Wyatt Groves, age 13 from Plato. Lion Charlotte calls out Wyatt's family to come up front and also pose for pictures.
Missouri Lions Council Chair Lion Walt Hammer tells everyone that Wyatt's art work came in second on the state level! Very unique piece of work... CONGRATULATIONS!


ALERT!!! BIG THANK YOU to Lions from around District 26M1 for helping pack 320 boxes of food items in 2 hours!... not bad, huh?


IN CASE YOU MISSED IT!!- Great article regarding Lions Business Opportunities for the Missouri Blind (LBOMB) from Missouri Governor Parson's office-

IMPORTANT!!!  Reporting of Service Activities has moved from MyLCI over to MyLion.  Click here for the video showing how to enter all of the wonderful things your Club does.  Don't worry, it's okay to brag a little laugh


 The team serving District 26M1 for the 2019-2020 Lion Year are:

   District Governor Lion Rodney McConnell, Sikeston Lions Club

   First Vice District Governor Lion Scott Sattler, Perryville Lions Club

   Second Vice District Governor Lion Jerry Reaves, Malden Lions Club
   Cabinet Secretary Lion Jennie Mosher, Rolla Lions Club
   Cabinet Treasurer Lion Allen Taylor, Cape Girardeau Evening Lions Club
Current Issue (January) of District 26M1 Newsletter (Back Issues located in the District News Page)-




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