Lions Wednesday noon meeting program speakers

There is always something interesting to everybody.....

Every week the Lions Club present interesting speakers with a wide range of fascinating topics.......we share, we learn, we educate, and we tell jokes too.  Click on the links where available to learn more about the speaker and program.  Program Chairman, Lion Tim DuClos.

Upcoming programs and speakers 2017

February 14, 2018:  John Poch, Executive Director of San Jose Sports Authority.  John was hired to take over the Sports Authority in June 2017.  He will talk about the plans and ideas to bring major sports events to San Jose.  The San Jose Sports Authority is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to increase the City of San Jose’s economic development, visibility and civic pride through sports.   San Jose Sports Authority
February 21, 2018:  Annual MD4 California Lions Student Speakers Contest.  The 2017-2018 TOPIC "Integrity and Civility Play What Role in Today's Society?"  Students from Los Gatos and Leigh High Schools will present their speeches for the first round of the contest.
February 28, 2018:  Catherine Somers, Executive Director, Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce.  
March 7, 2018:  Doug Laird, Los Gatos, resident and Venture Capitalist, will explain Cryptocurrency, Blockchains, Bitcoins, Ethereum and the risks involved in latest get-rich schemes.
March 14, 2018:  Special guest speaker, Bryan Stow, the Giants fan who sustained brain injuries when he was badly beaten in the Dodger Stadium parking lot after a game on March 31, 2011.  Bryan, attacked for being a Giants fan, has a new calling and has found his voice as a powerful speaker against bullying.  He sustained severe injuries and brain damage and was in a coma for 9 months.  Bryan takes his message and speaks to students at school assemblies.  He closes his presentations by asking students to take a pledge to stop bullies, to stop personal bullying behavior, and to seek kindness and respect for others.  His mother and father Ann and Dave Stow will accompany him.
March 21, 2018:  Karina Neresova with the Veterans Administration Crisis Line for Suicide Prevention, will discuss benefits and ways to help veterans issues.
March 28, 2018:  Mike Wasserman, Santa Clara County Supervisor.
April 4, 2018:  Brian Douglas, Automotive Editor for Gentry Magazine.  Brian is also the Lion's Club speaker chairman for the Burlingame Lions Club.
April 11, 2018:  Sharon A. Winston, CEO of Project HIRED, San Jose.  Job service for the handicapped.
April 18, 2018:   Chris Harris,  West Coast Director of Soap Box Derby.
April 25, 2018:  Austin Trillo, local marketing consultant, will talk about his Presentation of the history of Los Gatos High School at New Museum of Los Gatos, NUMU.   The exhibit,  "Sis Boom Bah!", The Life and Times of Los Gatos High School  is scheduled for Friday, September 7, 2018, 1:30 PM and Sunday - January 5, 2020, 5:00 PM.  Article on project in San Jose Mercury News.
May 2, 2018:  Pending confirmation, Nathan Weinstein from City of San Jose Planning Commission.
May 9, 2018:   Bob Skubis, Los Gatos Lions Club member and emergency volunteer will present "Stop the Bleeding", training.
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