It’s our 101st year!  For those of you who were in Chicago, it was quite the celebration! We looked back a bit at history and our accomplishments, gave reverence to those who walked and served before us and learned new things for the years ahead.  

Lions International has been working hard conducting worldwide needs assessments so that Lions can continue as the largest service organization, making an impact globally.  The new global service challenge is Diabetes Awareness.  We will continue our work with vision, as well as all of the other projects we do in our communities, however, diabetes has become a global concern and as such, Lions are are heeding the call to make a difference.  

The District website will continue to be updated to provide you with information as the year progresses!  Stay tuned!  

Whew! Another full week of vision screenings.

The East Cobb, Smyrna-Jonquil, and Paulding County-West Cobb Lions Clubs teamed up for a busy week. Beginning on Monday, Oct 2 and ending on Friday, Oct 6, we screened 1356 kids in 3 elementary schools and one middle school. 190 were referred for further testing...

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Lions Lighthouse Names New Executive Director

Great News!  The Lighthouse has announced that a new Executive Director will begin on October 16th.   Lions Lighthouse Names New Executive Director   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Viana (770) 738-4679 Lions Lighthouse Names New Executive Director...

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PDG GEORGE HANEY passes

HANEY, George Bernard "Coach" Haney, age 81, of Stockbridge, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, September 30, 2017. He was born on February 7, 1936, to the late George and Nellie Haney in Atlanta, GA. He grew up in East Point, graduating from Russell High School in...

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East Cobb Lions Have a Busy Month Planned for October

Lion Ed Ressler has been busy scheduling vision screenings for the month of October. So far, of 22 week days available, he has found a location for screening on 18 days and 1 weekend day. For a club with a lot of retirees, this looks more and more like work! Check out...

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Thank you from Project Mail Call

A Thank You note from Mary and Ed Ettel at Project Mail Call. Thank you, East Cobb Lions Club, for packing with us Tuesday (9/26/17) night! You packed 28 care-packages weighing a total of 391 pounds. The boxes are on their way to 339 Airmen, Marines, Sailors and...

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Lions In Action

Wow, what a week for the East Cobb and Smyrna Jonquil Lions Clubs! Working together, we conducted 7 vision screening events that reached 1468 people. 5 events were at local schools, while one was at a local library as part of their Fall Prevention program. The other...

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DISTRICT ELECTIONS FOR 2018-19

DISTRICT ELECTIONS FOR 2018-19   The following 18 L District officers are to be elected at the District convention in March. District Governor – Must be currently serving as First Vice District Governor First Vice District Governor – Must be currently serving as...

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October 14th District Fall Rally

 Registration 8:30 am  Event  9 am - 3 pm Cost: $10  Pucketts Place at 7051 Campground Rd, Cumming, GA 30044 Hosted by the Alpharetta Lions - Food provided by the South Cobb Lions Please join us! The District L Fall Rally Will Soon Be...

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Zone Chair Update

The following is the latest Zone Update:  District 18-L Zone Project Report, District Kick-Off Rally 08-05-2017   Zone A - Lion Steve Woodward, Chattanooga Valley Lions Club, sdw1@aol.com Service area topic = Diabetes.  Meeting August 15, 2017. Boynton,...

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Cyber (Virtual) Club – Let’s Get it Going!

Do you know someone who has politely declined to join Lions because "I just don't have time for meetings" or "I really do not have the money for meals"? How about "I have so many things going on right now that I have no time for meetings"?  Most of these...

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District Rally – Service Project

Lions of District L turned out in a big way on Saturday August 5th for the first District Rally and Service Project of the new Lions year.  Hosted by East Cobb Lions, the DG Team had their first cabinet meeting and two service projects.   Michele Benoit gave...

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Marietta Lions Celebrated 75 in a Bold New Way

Congratulations to "The Marietta Lions Club" for 75 years of service, 1942 - 2017.  This event was held in a fun filled mixer environment with music, dancing, laughter and even a menu our diabetes chairs were proud to promote.  With attendance from all...

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2018 District Convention/Retreat

2018 District 18L Convention & Retreat Registration Information March 16-17-18, 2018 Cohutta Springs Conference Center 1175 Cohutta Springs Road   Crandall, GA 30711 www.cohuttasprings.com 706-695-9093  CONFERENCE CENTER ACTIVITIES AND AMENITIES: The...

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Congratulations Judge Haynes Townsend & Donna

CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO LCI VP Haynes Townsend and Donna Townsend from District 18-L. Judge Haynes Townsend, from Dalton, Georgia, USA was elected to serve as third vice president of Lions Clubs International at the association's 100th International...

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Lions Academy Follow up

Lions Academy was May 6th, 2017.  We had some wonderful food (thank you Marietta and Paulding-West Cobb Clubs), fellowship  and presented 3 different classes.  The theme was centered around getting back to basics with two main topics.  Motivation and Communication. ...

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Welcome to the 18-L Hall of Fame!

This year's Hall of Fame brought back previous recipients of the prestigious award to welcome in the new members.  As the 4 new members each walked through the line, it was smiles and honor all around, especially for Dad and daughter. Welcome the newest members to the...

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