Monocacy Community Lions Club has Lions Brooms for sale. The smaller broom which are used for the fireplace is $6 and the standard size broom is $12. If you want one (or more) please contact Lion Mark Voss at 301-526-5615.

Potential Club fundraiser: MD22 Convention raffle tickets at $1.00 each or 10 for $5.00. Buy them for your club and put the money in your activity or administrative accounts. Contact Convention Treasurer Andy DeMario Sr. at 410-790-9798 or email him at for tickets. All unsold tickets and payments must be returned by March 1, 2018. Make all checks payable to: Lions MD22 Convention Committee.

Sharpsburg Lions Country Ham Sandwich Sale – Orders taken until March 26th at a cost of only $3.00 each. Pick-up on April 12th at St Paul's Episcopal Church, 209 W. Main Street. (See the attached flyer for contact information.)

The South Carroll Lioness Lions Club is participating in a BJs Wholesale Club Membership Renewal program. Call 443-745-1281 or email with any questions.

February 20
The American Heritage, Preservation & Patriotism Chair, Lioness Lesley Smith, has submitted information on our annual essay contest. (See the attached flyer for details and instructions). This is the date that essays need to be submitted.

February 24
Deer Park Basket/Cash Bingo at Gamber Fire Department Social Hall – Doors open at 5:30 pm. $15.00 in advance or $18.00 at the door. Call Lion Dave Hopkins for tickets at 443-257-5882 or

February 24
Middletown Lions Breakfast from 7:30 am to 11am. at the Middletown Fire Company Activities Bldg. (See the attached flyer for menu, costs and address.)

February 26
Middletown Lions Club Announces guest speaker Joe Volz at the Middletown Lions Club February 26th meeting. He was a journalist for the Washington Star, Washington Daily News, Newark News, New York Daily News, and retired from the Frederick News-Post. Volz was a Pulitzer Prize finalist with the New York Daily News for his reporting on Military preparedness. The topic of his presentation will be “Watergate: Then and Now”, detailing the events before, during and after the infamous break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C., which precipitated then-President Richard Nixon’s resignation from office. All interested Lions wishing to attend this meeting should contact Lion Ruth Falconer at 301-371-3264 or Lion Nancy Keller-Bonde at 301-371-5716. Reserve by noon Friday, February 23rd. Middletown Lions meet at the Amvets Memorial Post 9, 409 W. Green Street, Middletown. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 7 p.m. Cost for dinner is $13.

February 27
Region II All Zone Meeting will be held at 6:15 pm at the Williamsport Red Men Lodge #84. Reservation deadline is February 21st to RC Lois Conrad. See the attached flyer for more details and to make a reservation.

March 1
The Lions International Pin Trading Club is proud to announce a Youth Scholarship of US $2,500 for a graduating senior who is the child or grandchild of a Lion, Lioness and/or a member of a Leo Club.
Applications and supporting documentation are to be completed and submitted to the pin trading club scholarship chairman by March 1, 2018. (See the attached flyer for more information.)

March 3
Westminster Lions - We Serve! At the Soup Kitchen. 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Club needs 6 to 8 people to help prepare and serve food at the Soup Kitchen at the Westminster Church of the Brethren, 1 Park Place, Westminster, on Saturday, March 3. If you can help, please call Ted Burnett at 410-848-8507.

March 3
The District 22B Social, honoring District Governor Jeff Beever and First Lady Lion Beverly, will be at The Milestone near the airport in Easton, starting at 6 pm. Cost is $40.00 for Chicken Marsala and Baked Shrimp Alfredo. Speaker is ID Gwen White from Columbia, NC. Accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express. All Clubs which reserve a table of eight (8) will receive a discount so come have fun, enjoy good fellowship, great entertainment and support the 22-B Charitable Foundation. See the attached flyer for details and to make a reservation. Their guest speaker will be International Director Gwen White from Columbia, North Carolina. They have heard from reliable sources that she is an excellent speaker. They don't want anyone to miss this event due to a schedule conflict that could have been avoided. There will be a cost break for those who reserve an eight-person table. Much more information to follow.

March 8
Greater Carroll Lions will celebrate their 13th Charter Night at the VFW in Westminster. Cost is $20.00 for Fried Shrimp and Chicken Cordon Bleu with jazz entertainment. Reserve by March 1st. (See the attached flyer for more information.)

March 17
New Market Big Twenty Club Banquet and Grand Prize Drawing at Urbana Fire Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Dinner is free to ticket holders. Weekly cash prizes November 2017-March 12, 2018. Tickets are still available. Contact Lion Steve Schroeder at 301-865-3109 or email

March 24
Westminster Lions - The Basket and Money Bingo will be held at the Reese Fire Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the Early Bird game will start at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $18.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door. We need people to help at the event, people to donate basket contents, and people to donate desserts. To get tickets, to volunteer, to donate a basket, or to sign up to bring a dessert, contact Barb Hayes at 410-857-8461.See the attached flyer for all information.

March 24
District 22W Joint LVRF and Sight Conservation (White Cane) Breakfast at the Myersville Fire Hall, 301 Main Street, Myersville, MD 21773. Cost is $17.00 per person. Reservation and payment is due by March 16, 2018. (See the attached flyers for more information. The LVRF brochure is also attached.)

March 29
Hampstead Dinner Fundraiser at the Old Town Grill - 832 S. Main Street in Hampstead. Prime Rib Dinner for $22.00 or a Carry Out Chicken Dinner for $20.00. Reservations are needed. The attached flyer needs to be presented.

April 21
73rd Annual 22C Night to honor DG Carl Vettel will take place at the Comfort Inn Conference Center in Bowie. The District 22C Youth Honor Band will perform. Reserve by April 7, 2018. Get the hotel discount rate of $100.80 until April 4, 2018. (See the attached flyer for information and to reserve.)

April 26
Leader Dog Banquet

April 27
The Williamsport Lions will hold their 25th Annual Golf Tournament at the Beaver Creek Country Club in Hagerstown. Cost is $75.00 per person which includes a buffet meal. See the attached flyer to sign-up.

April 29
The Region 1 2018 Strides Diabetes Awareness Walk and Health Fair will be held from 3:00 pm-5:00pm at Frostburg State University CORDTS PE Center hosted by the FSU Campus Club. (See the attached flyer for more information.)

April 30
Camp Merrick Renovations & Maintenance Fund: At the Melvin Jones Fellow Brunch held on October 28th in Myersville, guest speaker PDG Bill Lynch discussed along with the youth diabetic & deaf programs at Camp Merrick, some of the ongoing maintenance & renovation needs at the facility. In response, District 22-W has established a service program titled "Camp Merrick Renovations & Maintenance Fund" for clubs and individuals who would like to donate towards this ongoing service project. Checks should be made payable to "Lions District 22-W" and the memo section should be marked "Camp Merrick Renovations & Maintenance Fund" and mailed by April 30, 2018 to: Lions District 22-W, Attn: CT Gary Buchman, 1449 Streaker Road. Sykesville, MD 21784 It is anticipated that Lions District 22-W will present a check in May 2018 to Camp Merrick with a list of all the clubs and individuals who contributed to this fund. Please note this is a separate service program from the "Camp Merrick Scholarship Fund for Diabetic Camperships".

May 7 – 10
The 2018 Multiple 22 Convention registration and ticket order form is attached. Deadline to register is May 1, 2018. Please register even if no tickets are order. Our theme this year will be " Follow Your Dream " and "The Fun Continues". Our 96th Multiple District Convention will open with the Golf Tournament. It will be held at the Bay Club {West} Golf Course on Monday May 7, 2018. It will end with the Victory Luncheon on Thursday May 10, 2018. Hotel reservations can be made on line with The Princess Royale Hotel. Discounted hotel rates are only available at the Princess Royal Hotel. You or your club can be part of our Golf Tournament to be held on opening day. Sponsor a 11" X 17" sign to be posted on the green. Cost is only a $25.00 donation. Ladies are encouraged to participate this year. This is your Convention. Plan now to attend. See the attached booklet to register for the convention and room. Notice: The Multiple District Convention will be held in Ocean City, MD. There is a date error on the 50/50 convention raffle tickets. The raffle drawing will take place on May 10th, not May 17th.

May 11
Put it on your calendar: Dinner in the Dark with the Walkersville Leo Club on May 11th. More information will follow.

June 29 - July 3
Las Vegas 2018 International Convention: The convention registration materials and related information regarding the 2018 Lions Clubs International Las Vegas Convention are attached. We ask for your support in sharing the convention materials with your club members to promote the 2018 International Convention. Additional details can also be found on the LCI convention website. Please note, this electronic mailing replaces the hard copy you would have received in the past with your convention materials. We encourage early registration and housing as rooms are limited and will sell out quickly. Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.

September 20 - 22
The 2018 USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum in Columbus, Ohio is the largest and best Lions Club Leadership training event in the world! With over 50 specific training sessions related to developing quality
Lions Clubs, thousands of Lions Leaders share their experiences. (See the attached flyer and the registration form for more information.)

October 24 - 26
From SVDG Evan Gillett: Details about an upcoming Leader Dog Bus Trip are attached. If you are interested, please send an email to SVDG Evan Gillett at (See the attached flyer for more information.)
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