Brian E. Sheehan, from Bird Island, Minnesota, USA, was elected to serve as international president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 104th International Convention, June 22 through June 28, 2022. President Sheehan is the founder and CEO of Rural Computer Consultants, a software development company. A member of the Bird Island Lions Club since 1991, he has held many offices within the association, including council chairperson, long range planning chairperson, membership chairperson, retention chairperson, women’s initiative chairperson, MD convention chairperson, GMT Liaison and GLT area leader. He has also served as the chairperson of the Headquarter Operation & Finance Committee, Lions University coordinator, DGE group leader, and board appointee to several committees including Constitutions and Bylaws, LCIF Executive, LCI Executive, USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum and the Centennial Action committees. He has been a presenter at numerous Lions events, including many of the Global Forums. In recognition of his service to the association, he has received numerous awards including Club Lion of the Year; the District 5M 4 Diabetes Awareness Award; the MD 5M Web Site Appreciation Award; the MD 5M Al Jensen Leadership Award; the Founders Membership Growth Award; numerous International President’s Certificates of Appreciation; International President’s Leadership Award; multiple International President’s Awards; and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow and Second Century Ambassador. In addition to his Lions activities, President Sheehan is active in numerous professional and community organizations. He has served as president of Bird Island Civic and Commerce, director of the Learning Funhouse and as a member of various school committees. He also received the 2011 U.S. SBA Minnesota Small Business Person of the Year Award. President Sheehan and his wife, Lori, also a Lion and Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, have two sons and two daughters. And in their spare time, they have enjoyed raising many types of exotic animals. R-5/22


THE PET VALU WALK FOR DOG GUIDES was held in Winnipeg on May 29th, 2022 as a virtual event for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.  We raised close to $4,000 for LFCDG. For more info contact Lion Dave Hollyoake, Immediate Past LFC Board Chair. See his contact info on the other web page.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS TO THIS VERY WORTH WHILE CAUSE.

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Lions Glendale Court at 3590 Portage Avenue is full. A waiting list is available. Contact Glendale Court 204-885-3590 for more information on how to get on the list of this great 55 Plus Life Lease complex.

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If your interested in learning more about Lions and what they do, call any one of us, we would be please to answer any of your questions and arrange to have you attend one of our meetings, there is no cost involved in this visit. The membership cost per year is only $100.00 and we also have family memberships available with reduced rates, That is only $1.93 per week. 

You can also visit the Lions Web site  or the district web site at  Lionsdistrict5m11    Also see the other links on this web site for more information about Lions Clubs international.

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