Lions District C-1 Convention

Registration   |  Convention Bulletin | Important Convention InfoNotice of Elections and Resolution   |  District C-1 Training |  District C-1 Awards  |   Display Space Info   

January 27-28, 2023
Norsemen Inn  |   Camrose, AB

District C-1 Lions;

Prepare to be re-energized at the District C-1 Convention on January 27-28, 2023, being held at the Norsemen Inn in Camrose, AB.

Come collaborate and communicate with Lions from across the District, Multiple District and beyond. We are planning a great program for you!

Download the 2023 Convention Information Brochure and fillable Registration Form.

Join us as we welcome International Director Allen Snider and his companion in service Lion Susan, as our speaker and guests. More →

Lions of the Camrose Swans & Roses and Bawlf & District clubs look forward to hosting you.

Convention Co-Chair: Tania Greenwald

ID Lion Allen Snider

Convention Bulletin

Important Convention Information

Registration Times

  • Friday – 3 PM to 9 PM
  • Saturday – 7:30 AM to 10 AM

Display Setup Times

  • Friday – 3 PM to 7 PM

Delegate (voter) Certification Times

  • Friday – 3 PM to 8 PM
  • Saturday – 7:30 AM to 9 AM 
    Delegate certification closes promptly at 9 AM Saturday. If you aren’t certified, you can’t vote.

Clubs are encouraged to bring a new Silent Auction item.

All sales of raffle tickets or merchandise must have written pre-approval from District Governor Suzanne Leshchyshyn.


  • Friday and Saturday business sessions – business casual, Lions vests and shirts
  • Saturday District Governor Banquet – Business formal, no PDG whites recommended

Notice of Elections and Resolution

[C-1 Nominations Closed]

December 21, 2022

District C-1 Lions,

Below you will find the ballots going forward for a vote at the District C-1 Convention on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the Norsemen Inn, Camrose, AB. There are three nominations and one resolution.

Together We Can,
DG Lion Suzanne Leshchyshyn

Notice of Elections and Resolution

For approval at the District C-1 Convention January 28, 2023 and effective at the close of the 2023 District C-1 Convention

The following candidates have filed their intention in writing with the Nominating Committee by the deadline of December 18, 2022, an d furnished evidence of compliance with the qualifications for said office set out in the International Constitution and By-Laws.

Lion Ted Mikkelsen
Spruce View & District Lions Club
–Second Vice District Governor Elect

Lion Lyle Gustafson
Devon Lions Club
–First Vice District Governor Elect

Lion Dave Leshchyshyn
Blindman Valley Lions Club
–District Governor Elect

The following motion was voted on and endorsed at the District C-1 Cabinet Meeting on November 19, 2022.

BE IT RESOLVED: The attendance of the majority of the members of Cabinet of this District shall constitute a quorum for any cabinet meeting.
District C-1 Bylaws
Article V, Meetings; Section 1. District Cabinet Meetings, (c) Quorum

District C-1 Training | January 27, 2023

Dear Lions,

The District Global Action Team would like to invite you to participate in training on Friday, January 27, 2023 prior to the start of the District C-1 Convention. The training will be in-person.

We encourage you to register and plan to arrive early for the Convention and take part in either the Guiding Lion Training or the Lions Account / MyLion Report Training.

Guiding Lion Training

  • Friday, January 27, 2023   9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
  • NO CHARGE – lunch included
  • Registration Required – for lunch numbers
    Registration Deadline: January 20, 2023
  • Norsemen Inn  6505 – 48 Ave.  Camrose, AB

What is the Guiding Lion Training?

The Guiding Lion Program is designed to assist clubs that are newly chartered, established, or rebuilding. Guiding Lions are assigned for a two-year term by the district governor in consultation with the sponsoring or established club president. Guiding Lions are limited to serving no more than two new clubs at any point in time.

Guiding Lions assist a club to: 

  • Be successful in its first two years of operation 
  • Orient and train club officers and members 
  • Motivate and support club growth and development
  • Locate resources available to assist the club

Lions Account / MyLion Report Training

  • Friday, January 27, 2023    1:30 – 3 PM
  • Registration encouraged, as space is limited
  • Bring your iPad, tablet or laptop so you can work/learn on your own device.
  • Have your Lions Account login with you to facilitate learning.
  • Norsemen Inn  6505 – 48 Ave.  Camrose, AB

What is the Lions Account / My Lion Report Training?

If you answer YES to any of the following questions, this training is for you.

  • Are you having difficulty accessing your Lion Account?
  • Are you having difficulty reporting your club’s service activities?
  • Do you have challenges entering member information or reporting or updating your club’s membership data?

This will be a hands-on learning session.
Plan to arrive early for the convention and register to attend.
The convention registration desk will open after the completion of the session.

District C-1 Awards

These District C-1 Awards will be presented at the 2023 District Convention:

  • Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) Donations Award
  • District C-1 Convention Attendance Award
  • PDG Robert J. (Bob) Gibb Club Membership Growth Award
  • District C-1 Youth Activities Award
  • Dr. Lynn G. Hall Leadership Award for Outstanding Leadership in Lionism
  • District C-1 Citizen Of Distinction

Display Space Inquiries

  • All requests for display space must be received by the convention committee no fewer than thirty (30) days prior to the convention.
  • Space will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Requests shall indicate whether power will be needed.
  • It shall be the responsibility of each displayer to provide extension cords, if required. 
  • Requests for space will not be accepted after the 30-day deadline.

All sales of raffle tickets or merchandise must have written pre-approval from the District Governor.

Convention Co-Chair Mel Okimaw: