New York West Side Lions Club
"A Cyber Lions Club".. # 110191
Ingrid Leacock President
District 20-R2 MD-20 New York & Bermuda
District Governor ...KS.KIM PMJF VDG,,Maria M. Sierra
Great Grand Master Aaron Bank
Ingrid Leacock, President New York West Side Lions Club
Vice President /Treasurer
t Hispanic Radio and Television personality Member
Board of Directors.
Egyptian-American Journalist at United Nations Press Conference Photographed with Secretary General
Bon Ki mo
Ahmed Fathi is a member of the New York West Side Lions Club.
Member Board of Directors
Sister Leontine O,Gor
Secretary, Member Board of Directors.
Board of Directors
Sister Leontine O,Gorman Mark Dawson
e Fleischer ( honorary
Mark Fleischer( honorary)
Jeff Parness ..Honorary
Members of the New York West Side Lions club
Inducted by International President Kay Fukishima inside the UN Building. New York
Carlo Guiliano Amanda Margolies
Leontine O,Gorman Ingrid Leacock
Terry Paladinii - Baumgarten
Terry Paladini President NewYork Financial District Lions Club
Pastor Paul Manu..With Ingrid Leacock at
Birth of Christ Church....
Ingrid Leacock.MJF President
New York West Side Lions Club.. .A Member club of Lions Clubs International The world,s largest humanitarian Service Organization with a membership of 1.35 million members. servng in 207 countries with 46,000 Lions Club.
There is a Lions club in almost every community around the Globe. Men and women from all walks of life serving...under the banner " We Serve" We are a Family" says Lions Clubs International President.. Wing Kun Tam...
.".We are LIONS...a large family 1.35 million members serving in 207 Countries and geographic areas. around the world. . 46,000 lions clubs...There is a Lions Club in almost every community around the world
The size and scope of our organization is an advantage.... We have a worldwide reach and can draw on global resources.
Our club members are dedicated volunteer leaders in our Community. We are a " Hands on organization..We.literally roll-up our sleeves and pitch in..You can find Lions planting trees,working with a paint brush, or building with hammer and nails."
Our professionals Musicians, performers, Radio and Television producers, Film makers, Educators entertainers, sports personalities Business executives Travel Executives.and others ..are willing to use their talents to help in the community.
..November 2011 Issue..Page 39 Article Face Time ..by Lauren williamson
While pages for individual Lions clubs are still a growing trend, the page for Lions Clubhs International is already a full -blown Face book destination .
with more than 48,000 fans,the page provides a way for LCI to connect with its members during the course of their everyday activities.
Becca Pietrini.. a marketing assistant manager at LCI ,says "Lions may not seek out the LCI Web site on a daily basis...but they are web savvy, they are likely to be on Face book everyday.
That means posts about Lions projects or events automatically appear in the news feed when the page,s fans log into Face book , injecting information about the organization into their daily routine.
Petrini posts messages from President Wing Kun Tam, the photo of the week,and links to the LCI blog, among other Lions-related information
.While Lions form the primary audience , Pietrini there,s tangible evidence message is spreading further that, through Face book, the Lions message is spreading further..
" WE SERVE" We invite all Lions and Leo clubs to join facebook, Twitter, and other social Media ..A fabulous way to network communicate with other Lions World wide and spread the message of the "Lions
History of the Lions Clubs International
Melvin Jones ..The founder of Lions Clubs International ...
In 1917, 38 Year Old Chicago business leader, Melvin Jones told members of the local business club ..they should reach beyond business issues and address the betterment of their communities., and the world. Jones Group " The Business Circle of Chicago agreed. June 7, 1917 .. The New club was born.
The "Association of Lions clubs" within 3 years Lions became an International Organization .
In 1925 at a Lions Clubs International Convention in Cedar point Ohio USA Helen Keller challenged the Lions to become " Knights of the Blind'" in a crusade against darkness
Helen Keller named the LIONS...." Knights of the blind" ....light piercing the darkness. our function " To Light the way for those in darkness".The International Association of Lions Clubs began as the dream of Chicago businessman Melvin Jones ..Today " We Serve" continues represented by more volunteers in more places than any service club organization in the world.
Hurricane Relief project 11/16/12
Staten Island Lions clubs
Staten Island North Star
Staten Island Royal
Staten United Asian members have been wokring hard since the beginning of November for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.in Staten .
.In Manhattan New York Financial District Lions Club Presidnt Terry Paladini Baumgarten and members are cooperating with Battery Park CERT by suypplying blankets and helping the local community who do not have electricity .. They bring a generator from Melville Long Island to the local facility November 19th, 2012. A loan from North Carolina Lions..
LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL Headquarters located 300 west 22nd street Oak Brook Illinois 60523-8842 Telephone 630-571-5466
Ahmed Fathi..Journalist /Consultant Middle East News with UN Secretary General Bon Ki Moon at The United Nations Press meeting.2012.
Ahmed is a Vice President of New York West Side Lions Club
.New York West Side Lions Club President Ingrid Leaock featured in Lions Article
FACE TIME" published November 2011 Issue. pages 36-38 and side bar. The New York West Side Lions club was featured in the article.
.".Face book allows clubs to easily connect with members , the community and clubs worldwide.."
Face book has proven to be exceptional for engaging people with club activities says President Ingrid Leacock"
Leacock has built her face book following to more than 4000 followers(lions) in less
than 15 months. Fans include local club members to club
members in several countries Australia, UK , Malaysia, India ,The Netherlands, Japan, Russia, China, Korea,...To the Archbishop of New York Celebrities,and a large number of young people Leo Clubs from Several Countries..so many people who are not Lions tell me" Oh you lions do such good work " she says .
Building a network
.Club president Ingrid Leacock realized early on that if she wasgoing to build a solid following of Facebook fans, she had to make the club,s paqe about more than just the Lions activities. So in addition to postlions, pictures and events, she posts other feel-good storiesand photos,and initiates discussios about lighthearted topics suchas last April,s royal weddingof Prince William. She also welcomes posts from her face book friends
"I make it a consversation " she says " I let people know that I am interested in them. People want to be appreciated and get the word out there (about their interests)...I did that for them."
Productions. on Lions Clubs International programs, and community projects involving LIONS
Ingrid Leacock.. President (Lion)
Media Consultant and Cable Television Personality.... on the set with Dr. Fred Epstein Pediatric Neuro Surgeon New York University Medical
Center...Dr Epstein has performed several Life saving Operations on children and adults at the request of The LIONS.
Hosted and produced a total of 20-25 shows on the work of the LIONS., and the Community. The shows continue to be aired on local Networks such as MNN in New York City and on the Internet.Face book and Twitter....
Funds to cov
er production costs were donated by Sister Leontine O, Gorman RCSJ The Fifth Avenue Community Center of Harlem,The Young Innovators of the Electronic Age and Ingrid Leacock Show.
Lion Ingrid and several Media Volunteers donated their time and expertise to help spread the message of the Lions.
helped in the research and production of the shows. Shows done on location, and at theELA Studios New York
.The Television shows were aired on Manhattan Cable and several other Networks. Video copies of the shows were distributed to schools Libraries, and other groups , and Lions Clubs in the USA and over Seas
( partial list)
rnor 20-R2 Phillip Carreon, Eleanor Carreon Editor of District 20 R2 Magazine,, appeared with Sid Chairman " Sight First" District 20-R2,
Sid discussed " Sight first" the new 3- year program ( globally)launched by Lions Club International to he
lp eradicate blindness aound the Globe..The Role of LCIF
Guests Dick Traum President of the Achilles Track Club ( part of Road Runners) and York Road Runners appeared with Doctor Dr. John Seeder ..New York Eye and Ear Hospital
Dr John Seedor : New York Eye and Ear Hospital Dr Seeder successfully transplanted corneas to 3 Athletes. These Athletes formerly blind were able to run in the New York Road Runners Race.; The Big Apple Funds for the surgery were ..Made possible through a grant from Lions Clubs International Foundation.
Other shows were filmed on Location at the Fifth Avenue Homeless Shelter in Harlem . The Director of the Center Sister Leontine O'Gorman a Sacred Heart Nun conducted a tour of the center. We were able to speak several residents who were very gratefrul for the assistancde some of them had families.
The Homeless persons were eager to speak on Camera and ask for help, . Sister Leontine O; Gorman also discussed the shortage of food ,clothing and basic essentials .
God,s Love We deliver.
Early one monring Ingrid Leacock Sid Hershman Bob Tompkins and a few other Lions visited the facilities of
" God,s Love We Deliver" Where meals were prepared by a group of volunteers. The meals were delivered to Home bound Aids patients . One recipient requested to be interviewed at his home. ..His story is heartwarming.
Dr M.C. Modi of India . A Lion Founded and operated "The Touring eye Hospital of India " .
Dr Modi is a member of Lions Clubs International . The Mobile hospital and the team of doctors travel to the villages in India . They set up camp and perform free eye surgery. The patients sleep in the camp overnight and receive food and other supplies from Rotary club International, WHO and several Corporations. Dr M.C. Modi is listed in the Guinness Book of world records.. he performed 838. eye surgery operations in one day.
International Video Conference International between Mister Bianco Lions Club Italy and New York Host President Ingrid Leacock was the Presenter New York..International President Grimaldi Italian Presenter...