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                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
August 2, 2023Phil Gomez, Reporter for KSBW Action News 8.  After 25 years of service and reporting, Phil will be retiring on October 7th.  During his tenure at KSBW he has covered countless storms, wildfires, and breaking news stories.  He has been the instrumental voice for residents on the Central Coast.                                                                                                                                    
August 9, 2023:   Clayton Toller, Blood Drive Coordinator, Stanford Blood Drive.   Information about giving blood and answering all questions.  Click here to schedule an appointment to donate blood at the Los Gatos Lion blood drive.                                                                                                                                                            
August 16, 2023:  Los Gatos High School Varsity Football Coach, Mark Krail.  Looking forward to the fall football season.                                                                                                              
August 23, 2023:  Stanford Blood Drive.  The blood drive will take place at the Los Gatos Lodge in the El Gato Room from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Click on this link to schedule an appointment to donate.  A presentation will be made in the Club meeting room about the Los Gatos Creek Trail clean up project.                                                                                                            
August 30, 2023:  Steve Holmes, founder and Executive Director, South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition.   South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition (SBCCC) originated in 2013, as a community-based effort called Friends of Los Gatos Creek, and after nearly five years it has grown to include the Los Gatos Creek, the Guadalupe River, and the Coyote Creek.  Learn more and see these wonderful photos about the effort and work being accomplished by So. Bay clean Creeks Coalition.                                                                                                                                                   
September 6, 2023:  Bert George, President of Joseph George Wines.                                                                                                                                                                                           
September 13, 2023:  Los Gatos Town Attorney, Gabrielle WhelanHer topic will focus on gun laws regarding conceled weapons.                                                                                                    
September 20, 2023:  Mike Wasserman, former Santa Clara County Supervisor.  Mike Wasserman was first elected to the County Board of Supervisors in 2010 and re-elected in 2014 and 2018. In 2022, he was elected by his peers to serve as President of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, a position he also held in 2021.  Mike will review 'Life After Politics'                                                                                     
September 27, 2023:                                                                             
October 4, 2023:  Dr. Lisa Norlander, Stanfor Physician, supporting DYF locally and in Santiago, Chili.                                                                                                                                          
October 11, 2023:   Canine Companions for Independence   Canine Companions is leading the service dog industry so their clients and their dogs can live with greater independence. They provide service dogs to adults, children and veterans with disabilities and facility dogs to professionals working in healthcare, criminal justice and educational settings. Since their founding in 1975, their dogs and all follow-up services are provided at no cost to our clients.                                                                                                                                       
October 18, 2023:  BSA Scout Cub Pack 566, Los GatosSaratoga / Cupertino and surrounding San Jose / Los Gatos areas, California - USA Boy Scouts of America:
The club includes Boys and Girls Kindergarten to Fifth Grade.  BSA Scout Troop 566 (Boys and Girls Units)  End of fifth grade to age 18.                                                                                                   
October 25, 2023:  Officer Clint Tada, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department.  Clint will be present a program about comfort dogs and the service they provide.                                                               
November 1, 2023:  Jo Greiner, Outreach Director at At Luke's Episcopal Church, where she directs St. Luke's Pantry for the unhoused and those in need.  She will present a very informative program and awareness to the Los Gatos homeless and how they are served.  Jo has made significant contributions with her years of devoted work.                                                                                                                                                                     
November 8, 2023:    Nick Ward, Los Gatos High School Head Basketbal Coach.   Nick will give us the scoop on the upcoming season and "The Wildcat Shootout" tournament that happens in December.  The Lions sponsor this tournament.  Nick Ward, Warriors coach of the week.                                                                                                                                                                       
November 15, 2023:
November 22, 2023:  No meeting.  Thanksgiving holiday break.                                                          
November 29, 2023:  Benjie Fernandez, 4-C6 District Governor, will be visiting the Los Gatos Lions Club.  He will be the featured speaker with possible guests.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
December 6, 2023:   
December 13, 2023:  Pending:  Los Gatos High School Choir.                                                             
December 20, 2023:
December 27, 2023:  No Meeting.  Christmas Holiday break                                                       
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