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2022 State Convention
June 3-5
Columbus

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Honoring the Past, Highlighting the Present, and Marching into the Future

100th MD 38 Lions State Convention

Ramada Inn/River’s Edge Convention Center

Columbus, NE

June 3-5, 2022

 

Friday, June 3

8:30 am – Golf Scramble (Quail Run Golf Course)

10:00 - noon – Preschool/Daycare Vision Screening

11:00 am – STRIDES Walk for Diabetes (Pawnee Park)

Lunch on your own

Noon to 6:00 pm – Registration Open

1:30 – 2:20 - Columbus Area Antique Fire Apparatus Museum, downtown Columbus (2302 13th St)

2:30 – 4:00 – Find it in Columbus: Photo Scavenger Hunt (begins at the Ramada)

4:00 – 9:00 - NLF Silent Auction: Amazing collection of Lion figures

4:00 – Long Range Planning Meeting

5:00 – Pin Traders Gathering

5:00 – IVP Sheehan meets with Vice District Governors

6:00 – Dinner in the Courtyard

    Ice cream social provided by the Hastings Lions (hosts of the 2023 state convention)

7:30 – NLF Horse Races (Ramada)

9:00 – 11:00 Hospitality Room (all food and beverages not purchased on site cannot leave the room/bring snacks to share)

 

Saturday, June 4

Breakfast on your own (complimentary for guests staying at the Ramada)

7:00 – 9:00 – coffee and ice water in the courtyard

7:00 – 2:15 – NLF Silent Auction continues

7:30 – noon – Registration Open

8:30 – Opening Session

    Welcome & Prayer

    Presentation of Colors

    National Anthem

    Pledge of Allegiance & Lions Pledge

    Introduction of Distinguished Guests

    Welcome – Columbus Mayor Jim Bulkley

9:15 – Q&A with IVP Brian Sheehan

10:00 – Break

10:15 – 11:45 – District Cabinet Meetings

Noon – NLF luncheon and awards (casual)

2:15 – Preventing Diabetes – Lion Joan Plummer, RD, LMNT, CDE

2:55 – Salama Stoves for Developing Countries – Dr. Coleen Stice and John Novotny

3:35 – Breakout Sessions

Childhood Cancer – DG John Rundel

Nuts & Bolts of Individual Assistance - DG Wayne Hinerman

Discover Your Passion – Serve from the Heart - DG Phil Beyer

Child Abuse Prevention and Response - DG Dennis Hughes     

4:15 – Remarks from Lori Sheehan

5:45 – Deceased Lions Memorial Service

6:30 – Social with Cash Bar

7:00 – MD38 Banquet (business casual)

    Remarks from IVP Brian Sheehan

    Awards

9:00 – 11:00 Hospitality Room (all food and beverages not purchased on site cannot leave the room)

 

Sunday, June 5

9:15 – PDG meeting

10:00 – NLF meeting

12:15 – Final 2021-22 Council Meeting & Initial 2022-23 Council Meeting