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Lions Of South Dakota
  District  5 SE
Marie Anne Ben
5SE DG Lion Marie Anne Ben 
Vermillon, SD
(605) 670-0673
marie.ben@usd.edu
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Upcoming Events Reminder!!

WELCOME To Lions District 5SE

We are located on the eastern side of South Dakota; part of the MD5 District. We currently have 47 Lions, 3 Liones Clubs, as well as 1257 members in the District. 
   Our District Governor for the Lions Year 2018-2019 is Lion Marie Anne Ben

There are many things to learn about Lions at the local, zone, district, multi-district and international level. Getting members involved in the governance structure begins at the local level. Knowing that leadership is important for the success of any event that Lions do, leaders are needed. It is now that time of year for each club to consider its slate of officers, the club leaders to keep the synergy moving onward to that new horizon, that achievable goal, and that greatest strength of Lions - Service. So, each club needs to elect is 2019-2020 leaders and submit the names through the club’s My LCI access. If you need assistance with the task, help will be provided by contacting your zone chair or district leaders. Be sure to have the officers submitted before April 15, 2019.

New members are essential to continue our Lions organization growth. Each club and club member needs to “Ask One a Day.” Inviter non-members to join our great organization. The more members we have, the more service can be provided. The goal for each club is to have a positive membership growth for the year. So, look at how many members were in your club in July 2019 and be sure that for every member that may have exited, add two more members to the club so that your club will have new energy to grow as a member and leader in Service.

We need each member to be sure to make a contribution to the Lions Foundations, both South Dakota Lions Foundation and Lions Clubs International Foundation. These organizations provide funds for services within our Lions mission. It is through grants from these organizations, each Lions Club could be able to enhance the funding for qualifying service projects. Use the information from the prospective Websites to learn more about grants.

Be sure that you report your service projects, membership changes, and officer elections. Be sure that you register your club delegates for the upcoming MD5 convention in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan form May 22-24 and the Lions International Convention in Submit club accomplishments and upcoming events to 5SENews and the 5SE website. Use the various Website tools and district leaders as we are available to help your club be successful.

Yours in Service, Vision and Hope,

DG Lion Marie Anne