Lions Club of Berkeley Annapurna initiated the joint Induction ceremony of three Lions Clubs of Bay area, they are Fremont Sagarmatha and Berkeley Makalu. Both the clubs are sponsored by Lions Club of Berkeley Annapurna. The event was held in Everest Kitchen of Albany with a crowd of more than 120 Lions and other invited guests .
some of the highlights of the induction ceremony. Youtube Video
District Governor Leo Macias and other District Officers handed over the pin and Membership certificates to all the new members of all three clubs.
The Induction officer of the event was Past International Director Dr. Bill Iannaccone who also explained about the importance and service projects of Lions Clubs International. There were more than 14 clubs representatives present on the Historic Induction ceremony.
Club President Dhruva Thapa highlighted the service projects and encouraged all the invited guests to know more about the club and join Lions Clubs if they are interested and also encourage them to participate service project lead by the club.
“Our club gives members an opportunity to advance worthy causes, serve with friends, and become leaders in the community. This club means a lot to our Lions, but it means so much more to the people we serve,” said Club President Thapa.
The Lions’ motto is “We Serve,” and all our three clubs have lived up to it said Charter President and 2nd Vice District Governor Lion Rajen Thapa and encourage all community members to be an example for service service. There were various other speakers and delegates from various Clubs of the District.
Lions Clubs International is the largest service club organization in the world. Its 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs are serving communities in 207 countries and geographical areas around the globe. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired, championed youth initiatives and strengthened local communities through hands-on service and humanitarian projects. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit lionsclubs.org.