Dr. Jung-Yul Choi of Busan, Republic of Korea, was elected to serve as international president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 102nd International Convention, held in Milan, Italy, July 5 through July 9, 2019. A member of the Busan Jae-il Lions Club since 1977, President Choi has held many offices within the association, including club president, cabinet secretary, district governor and international director. He also served numerous times as a DGE Group Leader and served on 11 committees as a member of the International Board of Directors. In addition, he was a chairperson of the 39th OSEAL Forum in 2000 and a host committee chairperson at the 95th Lions International Convention in Busan in 2012, the largest convention ever held in Lions history. In recognition of his service to the association, President Choi has received numerous awards, including the Humanitarian Partnership; Senior Master Key Award; 100% District Governor Award; multiple International President’s Leadership Awards; multiple International President’s Awards; and an Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow. In addition to his Lion activities, President Choi is chief executive officer of Koala Company, Ltd., an international trading company, and is also a past director of the Busan Sports Association. President Choi and his wife, Seung-Bok, have one son, four daughters and two granddaughters. 


THE PET VALU WALK FOR DOG GUIDES was postponed and held nationally as a virtual event for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.  We raised over $9,000. in 2019 from Winnipeg for Dog Guides. This year we raised just over $548,000 nationally this past May.  For more info contact Lion Dave Hollyoake, LFC Board Chairperson. See his contact info on the other web page.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS TO THIS VERY WORTH WHILE CAUSE.

For more information about the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guide Program please visit

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.

Watch for more details on other upcoming events.

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 Also see the other links on this web site for more information about Lions Clubs international.

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