Tentative Convention Agenda (April 26-27, Sidney) & More Info

The Convention is just over a month away. Register now by clicking on “Sidney Convention” in the banner above – the form is at the end of the document after other info about the gathering. Click “continue reading” for the revised agenda.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26-All Activities At or Start at Sidney Country Club-Hwy 16 North, Holly St. 

1:00 – 5:00      Registration – Sidney Country Club (Drop off auction items)

1:00 – 6:00      Golf & Trap Shooting

3:00 – 4:30      Sidney Sugars Factory Tour

3:30 – 5:30      LEO Service Project

5:30 – 5:45      LEO Club Welcome – PDG Craig Price

5:45 – 6:00      Welcome & Kick Off – DG Dennis Kopitzke

6:00 – 6:30      Montana Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation

6:30 – 7:00      Mt. Assoc. for Blind, Summer Orientation Program – Jocelyn DeHaas

7:00 – 9:30      Social & Live Music “Fermenters”

7:00 – 8:00      Silent Auction – Montana Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation

8:00 – 8:30      Live Auction – PID Tom Lehman, Montana Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation

SATURDAY, APRIL 27 – Meeting location is Pella Lutheran Church – 418 West Main

6:00-8:00         Breakfast at motels

7:00-8:30         Registration – Pella Lutheran Church

8:30-9:00         Welcome

Invocation

Flag Presentation – PCC Ben Apeland

National Anthems – Canada & United States

Susan Joy, Director Chamber of Commerce

Rules/Protocol – DG Dennis Kopitzke

9:00-9:30         Cowboy Poet – Bill Lowman

9:30-10:30       Presentations

Leader Dog – PDG Jim Johnke

10:30-10:40     Break

10:40-11:15     Business Session – DG Dennis Kopitzke

Nomination of Officers DG, 1st VDG, 2nd VDG

2020 Convention Site

2019 Leadership Retreat

2019 Montana Forum

ID Endorsement – PCC Ben Apeland

Parade of Green

Other

11:15-12:00     Memorial Service – PDG Jim Johnke, PDG Melody Whitcher

12:00-1:00       Luncheon – VDG Verna Love (Introduction and the 2019-2020 Lions Year)

PID Marvin Chambers (PID Patti Hill Campaign)

1:00-1:15         Voting – Delegate Registration Required

District Governor; 1st Vice District Governor; 2nd Vice District Governor;

1st Vice District Governor; 2020 Convention Site; Other

1:15 – 2:00      Plusoptix, Lion Dave Falcon

2:00 – 2:45      Great Falls Reader Project, PDG Jack Beckman

2:45-3:00         Break

3:00 – 3:45      Lions Sight for Life – Sean Poppoff

3:45 – 4:30      LCIF, PDG Monte Weisser

4:30 – 4:45      NAMI, North American Membership Initiative – PID Dave Hajny

4:45-5:15         Bear Pit – PID Marvin Chambers

5:15-5:30         MLSHF gun raffle drawing

5:30-6:15         Free Time

BANQUET – Richland County Fire Department – 1105 3rd Street NW

6:15-7:00         Social/Hospitality

High School Musical Group

7:00-9:00         Banquet – DG Dennis Kopitzke

Invocation

Toasts

Introductions and Comments

Dinner

Awards

PID Presentation

9:00-10:00       Social Hour

SUNDAY, APRIL 28 – ELKS LODGE – 123 3rd Street SW

8:00-10:00       Cabinet Meeting – Elks

10:00-10:30     Friendship Committee – Elks

CLUBS AND ATTENDEES ARE ENCOURAGED TO SEND/BRING AUCTION ITEMS TO THE CONVENTION for the event at the SIDNEY COUNTRY CLUB.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/11/19

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