Multiple District 23 - Connecticut Lions
- State Convention -
Friday, May 3, 2019 through Sunday, May 5, 2019
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La Dolce Vita - Multiple District 23 - Lions of Connecticut - Annual State Convention - May 3 - 5, 2019


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2nd Vice President
Judge Haynes H. Townsend

Judge Haynes Townsend, from Dalton, Georgia, USA, was elected to serve as second vice president of Lions Clubs International at the association's 101st International Convention, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 29 through July 3, 2018. - Full Biography -
2nd Vice President Judge Haynes H. Townsend

About this Event

May 3-5, 2019
"La Dolce Vita" Italian for "The Good Life"
Come experience a great time of Lions fellowship and fun.

Enjoy fun-filled Friday evening entertainment, Saturday morning seminars, and an opportunity to meet and greet special guest Lions Club International Second Vice President, Judge Haynes H. Townsend!

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Connecticut Lions are about service! We have 5000 members in 155 communities across the state. We care for eyesight, little league, seniors and for you!

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Add Saturday Lunch

1) Caesar Salad, Chicken Piccata, Risotto and Cannolis
2) Grilled Vegetables and Rice (Vegetarian, Vegan, & Gluten Free)

Add Saturday Cocktail Reception and Banquet

1) Pan-Seared Chicken Breast topped with mozzarella and tomatoes cream sauce
2) Pork Saltimbocca topped with prosciutto and sage demi glaze
3) Butternut Squash Ravioli with a sage cream sauce
4) Grilled Portobello Mushroom stuffed with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes (Vegetarian, Vegan, & Gluten Free)

2019 MD23 Lions – State Convention - Download Pocket Schedule


Friday, May 3rd

3:30 – 6:30 p.m. - Registration – Main Entrance
7:00 – 10:00 p.m. - Social Events – Toga Party
Main Ballroom

9:30 – 10:30 p.m. - 2nd VDG Hospitality
Suite – Room 353

Saturday, May 4th

8:00 – Noon - Registration – Main Entrance

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.  - Delegate Certification – Jersey

8:30 – 11:50 a.m. - Seminars: See below

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. - Luncheon – Main Ballroom
Leo of the Year Award
Keynote – LCI 2nd VP Judge Haynes H. Townsend
Peace Poster Contest Winners
Parade of Checks

2:30 – 3:15 p.m. - Necrology Service – A, B, C

3:15 p.m.  - Pin Traders Meeting – Kent

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. - Registration – Main Entrance

Saturday Evening Program

5:00 – 5:45 p.m.  - Cocktail Reception – Garden

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. - Pictures with 2nd VP Judge Haynes and Lion Donna Garden Foyer

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. - Flag Ceremony, Banquet,
Awards Presentations
Main Ballroom

8:00 – 10:00 p.m. - DG Speeches/2nd VDG Raffles
Main Ballroom

10:00 p.m.2nd VDG Hospitality
Suite – Room 353

Sunday, May 5th

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.          Registration – Main Entrance

8:00 – 10:00 a.m.        Delegate Certification/Voting – Crown Room

8:00 – 10:30 a.m.        Breakfast – On Your Own

10:30 – 1:00 p.m.          Business Meeting – Crown
* Introduction of New Officers
* DGE speeches
*Additional MD23 Reports

Saturday Seminars, May 4th

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

“Let’s Talk About Service”
PCC Ken, PDG Nancy Tucker and GST Team members
[Avon Room]

“LCI Forward: Is Your Club Ready to Accept the Challenge?”
PDG Dr. Shaukat Khan
[Berkshire Room]

Let’s Get Social – Bada Bing, Bada Boom!” 
[All things social media; promoting club events/projects; use of MyLion app]
  Lions Melissa Smith and Roland Dunham
[Cheshire Room]

9:40 – 10:40 a.m.

“How to Host a Successful Diabetes Screening Event”
Lions Candice and Alan Smith
[Avon Room]

“Boring Meetings Suck: Putting an End to Boring Club Meetings!”
 [Tail Twisting at its Best!]
Lions Tracey D'Addario
[Berkshire Room]

"My LCI - The How To's – Simple and Sweet"
Second VDG Frank Rowe and Lion Teri Schlosser
[Cheshire Room]

10:50 – 11:50 a.m.
“Town Hall Meeting”
“Things You Always Wanted to Know About LCI, But Didn’t Know Who to Ask!”

LCI 2nd Vice President
Judge Haynes H. Townsend
[Jersey Room]


Special Room Rate is $99 for standard room plus tax
Rate ends April 3, 2019
Mention the "Connecticut Lions State Convention" at the
Red Lion
Call 1-860-288-4985

PARKING is Free and in the front and back of the building.


Bring and donate unused items such as hats, gloves, socks, travel size shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and other small sized toiletries. The items will be used to create bags to give out at the veteran's Stand Down event in September 2019.

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Registration Chair Colette Anderson

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