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The Host Forum Committee would like to thank all the Ohio Lions that attended, supported, donated, volunteered or helped in any way to make the 42nd USA/Canada Lions leadership Forum a success in Columbus.
- Coach Ron and
Host Forum Committee
We are proud to annouce that Steve Thornton, from Wooster, Ohio was elected to serve as international director of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 101st International Convention, held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
ID Steve is the 18th lion from Ohio to serve as an International Director.
Past International President James T. Coffey passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
PIP Jim served a two year term as International Director in 1980-1982, and then as International President in 1993-1994.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 15 from 12:00-3:00 and 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home, 701 Findley Street, Toronto, OH 43964. Lions Club service will be held at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 16 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 116 North Third Street, Toronto, OH 43964. Burial will follow in Island Creek Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in PIP Jim's name to LCIF.
Las Vegas, Nevada
The 2018 Lions International Convention Host Committee is working hard to provide attendees an enjoyable and memorable experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to experiencing a first-rate convention, attendees can take advantage of the many attractions offered by the Entertainment Capital of the World. Whether inter-ested in shows, world class cuisine, shopping, gaming, or local excursions there are plenty of options for everyone.
MDS PDG Debbie is at the convention and providing us with daily updates, so please check back here an get the latest news.