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enjoyed this family-friendly event. For the third consecutive year, two blind runners participated in the run along with their Leader Dogs. The race earned the club $200,000. But that's only part of the story — behind it were five days of packet pickup, and then, on race day. For all, the Lions Club used 350 volunteers from 22 organizations, plus 7 schools, and the Warriors Hockey Team. There were runners from 39 states, plus Australia, Canada and England, as well as 4,038 runners from Naperville. Altogether, it's almost mind-boggling, isn't it? Congratulations on an excellent job, Lions!! Franklin Lions prep and delivery of Christmas Baskets to community members.

The Bartlett Lions Club held Operation Santa. Santa gave stuffed toys to 311 children. The Naperville Noon Lions Club’s 20th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, held on Thanksgiving morning, was a huge success with over 7,500 runners registered. The weather was perfect and all 22

1st Vice District Governor of 1-J Lion Susan Galvez presented Dundee Township Lions Club President Lion James McClung with a Melvin Jones Fellowship at a recent club meeting. (l to r) Lion Susan Galvez, Club Secretary Terrance Seifert, and Club Pres. Lion James McClung. A sign-language interpreter, (2nd from right), helps Santa talk to hearing impaired children during Aurora Noon Lions Club’s 11th annual Holiday Pizza Party for children from East and West Aurora School

MD1 Lions & Leos e-Magazine

2018 January State e-magazine full version  
2018 January State e-magazine full version  

MD1 State Monthly e-Magazine for the Month of January, 2018. Edited and published by Dr. Austin D'Souza for Lions and Leos of State of Illi...