Meetings
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General Meeting:
1st & 3rd Wed. 6:00pm, social 6:30pm dinner and 7:00pm guest speaker.
Key Center Fire Station, 8911 KP Highway N, Key Center.

Board Meeting:
4th Wednesday 7:00pm Board Meeting held at Key Center Fire Station, 8911 KP Highway N, Key Center.

Scholarships

As it has done for over 30 years, the Club is continuing to award two high school scholarships each year.


Lions Youth Exchange Program

Although the club is not active in Youth Exchange this year, it does promote participation in the Lions Home Stay program for youth from other countries. For information about Lions Youth Exchange Program,  check these web sites http://www.lionsyouthexchange.org/index.htm   and http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/our-work/youth-programs/youth-camp-and-exchange/index.php  or contact Multiple District 19 YCE Chair PDG George Robison, 253-853-2721 or e-mail georgerobison@centurytel.net . August 2016 the club hosted Yuli Nakata from Fukuoka, Japan, where the 2016 Lions International Convention was held in July, 2016. In 2017 there were 9 youth from Australia hosted in MD19.

                                                        WHITE CANE DAYS
White Cane Days for 2018 have not been scheduled..

Speaker Schedule and Events

Social time beings at 6:00pm followed by dinner at 6:30.  The meeting officially begins at 7 with introductions and a guest speaker.  Speakers range from politicians reporting on government activities to business people explaining the complexities of their enterprises or to Lions explaining special projects of the Club or District.  Some speakers tell of interesting events in their own lives.  Every speaker brings an interesting story or challenge that you will find enjoyable or learn from.  

Congratulations to Ann Nesbitt, "Citizen of the Year 2016/2017"! 

2018 Key Peninsula Citizens of the Year Banquet

March 31, 2018. .Sixteen people have been nominated.

Key Peninsula Parks
Key Pen Parks Commissioners have agreed to have a member serve on a committee with 2 members of the KP Lions Club to explore and identify projects in the KP Parks that could be undertaken by the KP Lions. The KP Lions curently are moving forward with finding a way to commemorate the service of Lion Rhys Wood to the country and to the Key Peninsula. The T-Ball field amphitheater will be identified as the Lion Rhys Wood Memorial Amphitheater. A plaque identifying the amphitheater will be unveiled at the 2018 Citizens of the Year event.
The Club is working with Key Pen Parks to construct some improvements at Gateway Park once the contractor completes development.
Smoke Alarms
The KP Lions donated smoke and CO detectors to the KP Fire District as part of a program to assure that all homes have protection to provide warnings in case of fire or CO emissions. Alarms are availble through the Fire District office in Key Center.
Camp Leo
Some of our members toured Camp Leo this year and as a result will encourage the club to help fund scholarships in the future. Take a look at some You Tube videos for a better understanding of Camp Leo  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idl44Js67LY, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idl44Js67LY.

Lions Mission Statement

To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

 

Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.

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