Lions Wednesday noon meeting program speakers

There is always something interesting to everybody.....

Every week the Lions Club present interesting speakers with a wide range of fascinating topics.......we share, we learn, we educate, and we tell jokes too.  Click on the links where available to learn more about the speaker and program.  Program Chairman, Lion Jim Barth

Upcoming programs and speakers 2021 - 2022.  Speakers at the noon meeting.

The Wednesday noon Los Gatos Lions Club is now meeting in person.  The meetings will be held at 12 PM to 1:30 PM, at the Los Gatos Lodge. 50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road, Los Gatos 95032                                                                                                                                                                                        
March 23, 2022:  Lisa Blanchard, Executive Director and founder of the Grateful Garment Project.  The topic is, "Restoring Dignity to victims of Domestic violence".  The Grateful Garment Project is a non-profit organization whose entire mission is to assist in the process of returning dignity to victims of sexual violence. They accomplish this by providing resources to Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) facilities, Community Based Organizations (CBO), social service and law enforcement agencies, to benefit people who have been victims of sexual assault.                                                                                                                                                      
March 30, 2022:   Alex Hult, entrepreneur and Los Gatos restauranteur CEO and owner of three Flights restaurants, in Campbell, Burlingame and Las Vegas.  The Los Gatos location was recently closed.  Currently, Hult and a partner have the lease on Mountain Charley's Saloon since September 2021,and feature music venues and special events.  He has a new venture he is working on in San Jose.  Hult was the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce president for two years from 2015 - 2017.                                                                                                                                             
April 6, 2022:   Larry Gersten, Professor Emeritus of political science at San Jose State University and communication specialist.  Larry is ​NBC Bay Area’s political analyst.   Larry will talk about the current political situations that our country is facing.                                                             
April 13, 2022:  Richey Licon and Alex Saunders, Los Gatos High School soccer programs.  Alex is the Boys Varsity head soccer coach.  He is also the current President for the official Liverpool Soccer Academy in Los Gatos and Director of the San Jose Earthquakes Academy.  He is a native of England, resided in the USA since 2007, and joined the LGHS soccer program in 2015.  Richie played soccer with West Valley College and is a Pionee High School grad.                                                                                                                            
April 20, 2022:  Josh Selo, Executive Director of West Valley Community Services.                                                                                                                                                                                    
April 27, 2022:  Nick Ward, Los Gatos High School Varsity Basketball Coach and SaraQuillci Giles, Girls Varsity Basketaball Coach.   Both teams had  outstanding seasons with the girls winning the CCS Championship.  They will let us know what we can look forward too.                                                                                                                                          
May 4, 2022:   Arn Andrews, Assistant Los Gatos Town Manager.  Arn will give updates on the use of the Los Gatos movie theater.  The theater has been donated to the Town.  Arn joined the Town of Los Gatos in May 2017 and assists the Town Manager with the day-to-day operations of the Town. His portfolio includes Emergency Preparedness and 2nd shift Director of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).                                                                                                 
May 11, 2022:  Caroline Cocciardi, discussing Leonardo da Vinci's unknown masterpiece: The Room of Knots.  Author Caroline Cocciardi discusses her book Leonardo's Knots, a showcase of the genius’s ability to combine his expertise in the arts and mathematics, and translate minuscule interlaced wonderments into glorious visual beauty.                                                                                                                        
May 18, 2022:  Los Gatos Mayor, Rob Rennie.  Rob is also preparing his campaign to run the the CA Assembly seat.  He will give us updates and highlights on the Town.  His focus topic will be on clean air and clean energy.                                         
May 25, 2022:   Los Gatos High School senior LG Lions scholarship recipients.  Lions chairman Mike Destro and LGHS teacher Marie Rector will present the students.                                                                                                                                                                                   
June 1, 2022:  Kenny Perrotti, Los Gatos High School Athletic Director.  Ken will present an overview of sports at Los Gatos High School.                                                                                             
June 8, 2022:  San Jose International Piano Competition participant, pianist Julie Poklewski.                                                                                                                                               
June 15, 2022:
June 22, 2022:  Tentative program with President Skubis Lions fiscal year end reflection and looking at future goals.  
June 29, 2022:  Last Lions meeting of Bob Skubis fiscal year.                                                                                                               
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