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District Governors Message
Please read my blog HERE for the complete message
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August is a very busy month. It is Engaging Our Youth Month. You DG Leadership Team is starting their official visits, the Visitation and Awards Social is happening, a new event-Family Fun Night at the Ballpark- is planned and the new club officers are starting to implement plans for the year. The Fall Conference on October-17-18 is right around the corner. (more)

Leadership News

The District is now accepting applications for the Regional Lions Leadership Institute (RLLI) training to be held at the Holiday Inn Valley View, Roanoke, VA September 26-28, 2014. Please review the statement below, which is repeated on the application, complete the application and attach the check to the application and mail it to the GLT Lion Tom Kenavan, 1108 Potomac Drive, Stafford, VA 22554-2102. Any questions please contact him at 540-659-1399.
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Mason Neck Lions Club
Sight & Hearing Mobile Screening Unit, Lions of Virginia, District 24A, Inc.
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"By signing and submitting this application to my District Governor, I agree to pay $125.00 (enclosed) toward the cost of my participation in the 2014 RLLI. I understand that, I shall be responsible for my transportation expenses and any incidentals during the Institute.(Your district and LCI are paying the balance cost of this program, including your lodging and meals. There will be no refund of student or district participation fees for dropouts within two weeks of the start date of RLLI. You will receive detailed program information upon your acceptance into this RLLI.
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Diabetes Awareness


As we begin a new year, I would like to offer my services to speak to any club about diabetes or assist you in any program that you are interested in offering about preventing diabetes or diabetes. I can provide educational material and my experience as a diabetes educator. I will also continue to provide some information about diabetes in a monthly column, hopeful this will help the Lion Community gain some information that may keep them on good health. This month I want to encourage you to take advantage of all the fresh produce that is available at our local Farmers Markets. Not only are these markets a source of wonderful tasty foods, it may be an opportunity to share information about your local Lions Club and recruit new members.

BlueberriesSummer is a great time to add more fruits and vegetables to you diet. As many of us try to maintain a healthy weight, adding more vegetables can be very helpful as we decrease our intake of rolls, bread, pasta or other fatty foods. Cutting back portions can be difficult so recognize that eating one vegetarian one day a week may be a way to incorporate one day of very healthy eating. If you like to grill try grilling peppers, onions, corn, summer squash on the grill. or toss up a great salad using lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, peppers summer squash, onions and tomatoes. Remember to use a oil and vinegar salad dressing rather than a creamy one as there are fewer calories in oil and vinegar and less fat. Also take advantage of the lovely weather and go out for a walk early in the day or in the evening. Too hot to walk, go mall walking or go to the local pool and walk. Any water activities are a great exercise and if you have arthritis or are overweight water walking is gentle to your joints. Don't forget to drink those 8 glasses of water every day, flavor your water with lemon, lime, cucumber of drink it plain. Wishing you the best of health.

Lion Kathy Gold
24-A Diabetes Awareness Chair

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DISTRICT FUNDRAISER: A Lions Night out with the Nationals"

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Where: Pfitzner Stadium 7 County Complex Ct, Woodbridge, VA 22192
When: 6:30 PM, Saturday, August 16, 2014  
Cost: $8.00 per person  
Fireworks immediately after the game!!!  
Proceeds will be used to support your District 24A Charities and the Sight & Hearing Screening Van. District 24A Lions and Hearing Screen Van will be there at 5:00 PM. With the sale of each ticket, $4.00 will go back to the District and the S& H Van Corporation. Click HERE to buy tickets online. Use password "lions" to give credit to District 24-A.

Directory Changes?
Contact Cabinet Secretary Steve Reber at

Added: Special Olympics Chair
Wilma Murphy, Greater Falls Run Lions Club
20 Castlewood Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-
Res: 540-361-4292, Cell: 703-507-8399

Change (Page 4): Pam Kidwell’s email is pamslions@gmail.com Change (Page 4): Ray Templin’s email is rtemplin3@verizon.net

Add (Page 7): (Nancy) as spouse to SVDG Jay

Change (Page 13): Sally Kenavan’s Club is Aquia Evening

Change (Page 24): (Tom) as James Nally’s nickname

Change (Page 27): new e-mail address for Melody Goodspeed is

Change (Page 30): Long Range Planning – SVDG Jay contact info
(Nancy as spouse, Clifton Lions Club
13610 South Spring Drive, Clifton 2014-
Res: 703-266-3784, Cell: 571-277-0209
E-mail: moughonjc@aol.com

Change (Page 32): (Bill) is William Smith’s nickname

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District 24-A Calendar: Save the Dates!!!!
Click on the event names for the Registration Forms
Lions Night at the Ball Park 08/16/14 Pfitzner Stadium County Complex Ct, Woodbridge, VA, 22192
Northern Virginia Lions Youth Camp Picnic 08/17/14 11:00 A.M. Information HERE Reservations email the President
Visitation/Awards Dinner 08/16/14 Park West Lions Community Building, 8620 Sunnygate Dr, Manassas, VA 20109
USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum 09/11-13/14 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Regional Lions Leadership Institute 09/26-28/14 Holiday Inn Valley View, Roanoke, VA
Emerging Lions Leadership Institute 10/04-06/14 Oak Brook, IL
24-A Fall Conference 10/17-18/14 Sheraton, Reston, 11810 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA
Springfield Franconia Host 60th Charter Night 10/28/14 7:00 P.M. Springfield Golf &Country Club 8301 Keene Mill Rd, Springfield Reservations by 10/1/14
24-A Holiday Social TBD TBD
24-A Winter Conference TBD TBD
State Convention 05/14-17/14 Sheraton Premiere, 8661 Leesburg Pike, 8661 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner, VA
98th Lions International Convention 06/26-30/15 Honolulu, HA
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Questions or Comments? E-mail us at lionjmr24a@gmail.com or call 703-507-8696
Mason Neck Bench pic
With your club name or Lions Logo
Useful for Public Parks, Tot Lots,
Bus Stops, Dog Parks, etc.
Reinforced concrete, treated lumber
And galvanized bolts


Mason Neck Lions
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We urgently need Driver/Technicians!!!! Do you know of anyone?

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Click Herefor additional Information
Click Here for the Sight and Hearing Van Schedule
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Mt Vernon Evening ad
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