Meet and Greet event Of District 4-C3 Candidates
Meet and Greet event Of District 4-C3 Candidates 2017-2018 held on Sunday, 19 March 2017 in Rossmoor, Mt Diablo Room Hillside Clubhouse with the presence of most of the Lions Clubs of the Districts presence . The event was jointly organized by all three candidates of District 4-C3 . The event was for the candidates of District Governor Rajen Thapa, for 1st Vice District Governor Skip Zehnder and for 2nd Vice District Governor Charles “Duke” Dunham. All the three candidates welcomed and clearly presented their views on the event. All the Candidates were introduced by Past District Governors Garry Wong, Linda Griffin and Leo Macias. Rajen Thapa will be inducted as Centennial Governor in Chicago Lions International Convention. All the District Governor Elect has to attend The 2017 District Governors-Elect Seminar from June 28 – 30 in Chicago. The DGE Seminar provides leadership development training in a multicultural, multilingual setting, and allows participants the opportunity to gain awareness and understanding of the vast scope and diversity of Lions Clubs International.
The meet and greet program was followed by traditional and most sensational cultural heritage dances representing Nepalese Culture, Spanish Culture, English and Bollywood Hindi songs.
Bay area Nepalese Communities two popular choreographer and dancers Sangeeta Sharma and Bindu Sapkota performed special traditional dances from Nepal. Beside that there were couple of other dances performed by local artists. One of dedicated performance for all the three candidate was done by Lilyan and she had shared her thoughts about the event as ,” I had the most distinct honor to perform a dance based on my Spanish heritage at the Lions Meet and Greet event this past Sunday. Her performance in facebook was received 6,000 within two days. It was really great , here is the link of the dance;
The event started at 4:30 pm and concluded at 7 Pm with variety of performances, presentations, talks, foods , drinks and raffles. The program was coordinated by Laxmi Chaudhary Past President of Berkeley Annapurna and conducted by Al Satake, Dhruva Thapa and Pri Rijal simultaneously. The Raffles tickets and prizes were managed and announced by Bijaya Subedi Tandukar, First Vice President of Berkeley Makalu Lions Club. There were drinks and foods provided by local restaurants like Taste of the Himalayas, Himalayan Flavors, Crea Asian Taste of the Himalayas, Casa Azteca and Ajanta Restaurant located in various cities of Berkeley, San Leandro and Milpitas.
For nearly 100 years Melvin Jones founded the Club in Chicago and now it’s in more than 205 countries and geographical areas of the world conduct vision and health screenings, build parks, support eye hospitals, empower the disabled, assist youth, provide help in time of disasters and much more. Lions always work with a simple motto we serve , So far the clubs have impacted hundreds of millions of lives through vision related work like providing medicines, surgeries, eyeglasses and outfitting hospitals and eye banks.
On the event Rajen Thapa urged all the Lions members to attend once in a lifetime Centennial convention held in Chicago from June 30th to July 4th 2017. There will be District 4-C3 convention in Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada from May 18th to 21st 2017. So please attend the convention to mark 100 years service of Lions Clubs International.
|Lion Kazuyoshi Sato, PDG
Phone (510) 522-2096
Lion Vincent Lipinski, PDG
Phone (510) 295-5122
Lion Leopoldo Macias, PDG
Mail Registration Request to:
Lion Kazuyoshi Sato PDG
975 High Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Phone (510) 522-2096
Make check payable to:
DISTRICT 4-C3 CONV. FUND
DEADLINE – 4/27/2017
10% SURCHARGE 4/28/2017
Please copy for your records
FULL PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY THIS FORM
LIONS DISTRICT 4-C3 ANNUAL CONVENTION
‘1917 SPEAK EASY’
May 18 -21, 2017, GRAND SIERRA RESORT, 2500 EAST SECOND ST., RENO, NV 89595
Name ____________________________________________________________Club ____________________________
Address _____________________________________________ City ____________________________ Zip __________
Club Officer Current______________________________________________ Phone # ____________________________
Package # 1: Includes Registration Fee and Meals. Saturday Lunch, Semi-Formal Dinner,
SAT. Sunday Brunch. $151.00 for first person in a room, $151.00 for second person in a room.
Package # 2: Includes Registration Fee and Meals. Friday Lunch, Costume Dinner, Saturday
FRI. Breakfast, Saturday Lunch, Saturday Semi-Formal Dinner, Sunday Brunch.
$243.00 for first person in a room. $243.00 for second person in a room.
Package #3: Includes Registration Fee and Meals. Friday Lunch, Costume Dinner,
THUR. Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Lunch, Saturday Semi-Formal Dinner, Sunday Brunch..
$243.00 for first person in a room, $243.00 for second person in a room.
Note: Hotel Reservation Cut Off Date is April 17, 2017 or when allotted rooms for our convention is full. Three day, two day and one day room reservation.
|LIST EACH PERSON SEPARATELY
LAST NAME, FIRST NAME
|First Time at Conv-ention
1st per 2nd per
1st per 2nd per
1st per 2nd per
Special Dietary Needs:________________________________________________________
NOTE – HOTEL RESERVATION – Do the following: TOTAL FOR ALL PACKAGES______________
CALL GRAND SIERRA RESORT & CASINO 1-800 648-5080MENTION LIONS
Late fee 10% after 4/27/2017___________________ TOTAL DUE_________________
Name of Club Required___________________________