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"CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF SERVICE"
CONNECTICUT LIONS
66th ANNUAL MIDWINTER CONFERENCE

Friday, Feb 3rd through Sunday, Feb 5th, 2017
Radisson Hotel Cromwell
100 Berlin Road,
Cromwell, CT 06416
 
Conference Chair:  IPCC Nanette Burdick

SPECIAL GUESTS

 PDG Dr. Keith Lemire
President, Connecticut Lions Eye Research Foundation

Special Presentations:

  • Peace Poster Winners
  • LEO of the Year
  • Presidential Service Recognitions 

      

    The Midwinter Conference is a great opportunity to generate enthusiasm , answer questions, and share comradery

     

    Come Join us!

     

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    Registration is required for all attendees!

     

    Click here for the REGISTRATION FORM

    Deadline for Registration:

    January 29th, 2017 

     

    Registration Chairperson: 

    Cindy Cooper

    287 South Elm St

    Windsor Locks, CT 06096

    (860) 627-9777 CindyBCooper287@aol.com

     

     

    Directions to: Radisson Cromwell

    100 Berlin Rd
    Cromwell, CT 06416
    Driving Directions


     

    CONFERENCE DIAGRAM

    (Coming soon)

     

     

     


    See below for List of Saturday Seminars 

     

     

 Tentative Agenda

Friday, February 3, 2017

1:00-8:00pm

Registration

6:00-10:00pm

Social Events [DJ, photo booth, skits] - Ballroom

10:00-11:30pm

VDG Hospitality

 

 



Saturday, February 4, 2017

7-8:30 am

Breakfast on your own

8:00-Noon

Registration

8:00am-3:00 pm

Displays and Exhibits

8:30am-11:30 am

Seminars (See Below)

 8:45am-3:00 pm

Leos Midwinter Conference

Noon-1:45 pm

Luncheon: Speaker PDG Dr. Keith Lemire, CLERF President, followed by  Parade of Checks

 2:00-3:00 pm

Special KidSight USA Presentation by PID Dr. Edward Cordes, Chairperson for LCI KidSight USA

 2:15-3:15 pm

Pin Traders Meeting

3:15-5:oo pm 

Business Meeting, Vice District Governor Nominations

 5:45-6:15 pm

Photo Session

5:45 -6:45 pm 

Cocktail Reception

 7:00-10:00 pm

Banquet, Keynote Speaker: ID N. Alan Lundren, Flag Ceremony

 10:00-11:30 pm

VDG Hospitality & Raffles

 

 



Sunday, February 5, 2017

 8:00-10:00 am

All American Breakfast Buffet

 9:00-10:00 am

Open Q&A Session with ID Alan Lundgren

 10:00 am

Farewell & Send-off for ID Alan Lundgren and Lion Terry Pressel

 

 

 

MD23 Mid-Winter Conference Seminars Saturday, February 4, 2017

Time Allocation

JERSEY

 

Time Allocation

AVON

BERKSHIRE

CHESHIRE

 

  8:30 - 10:00

Lions Quest Informational Seminar

 

  8:30 - 9:20

Keeping an Eye on the Future!

How to be an Effective Knight of the Blind: Services for the Blind and CRIS

Succeed with Social Media by Using This One Weird Trick

 

 

 

 

Lion Ryan Cady (Eversight)

Lion Eileen Akers

 Diane Weaver-Dunne (Executive Director, CRIS) 

Lion Bob

Lion Frank Longo

 

 

 

 

9:20 - 9:30

Break

Break

Break

 

 

 

 

9:30 - 10:20

Conflict Resolution and Communication: Keys to Club Excellence

Lions Alert

LCIF and the Centennial Service Challenge

 

 

Kimberly Anderson

(LCIF/Lions Quest)      

 

 

Allen O'Farrell, 2nd DG

Lion Ev Lyons

Lion Lori Beninson

Lion Marty Sandshaw

Denise Dudek, PDG

 

10:00 - 10:30

Break

 

10:20 - 10:30

Break

Break

Break

 

10:30 - 11:30

District 23B Special Convention

 

10:30 - 11:20

Creating a 501(c)(3)

Nonprofit Corporation

New Member Recruiting

and Retention

Involving Young Lions

 

DG Kathy Randall

 

 

Lyn Meyers, PDG

Lion Cathy Nielsen

Lion Michele Wyatt 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Lion Melanie Pendleton

 

2:00 - 3:00

KidSight USA Presentation

 

PID Ed Cordes

 

2016 Midwinter Conference Photos

 

Picture Highlights of the

2016 MIDWINTER CONFERENCE

CROWNE PLAZA, CROMWELL, CT

FEBRUARY 2016

 

Highlights of the

2016 Connecticut Lions

MD23 State Convention