MD 11 Convention May 16- 18, 2024 Grand Rapids Sheraton

Michigan Lions -Changing the World! LCI Guest PIP Sid Scruggs, III

Thursday, May 16

Convention Kick-off Picnic Rockford Rotary Pavilion Catering by Spart Lions Club

Host: Rockford Lions Club


Friday, May 17 – Michigan Lions -Changing the World!

9:00 am   Council of Governors Meeting

9:00 am   Exhibitor’s Hall Open

10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions

Succulent Gardening

Tour Meijer Garden, Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids Area Attractions

1:30 p.m.  District Governor-Elect 2023-2024 Meeting Planning


2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Breakout Sessions

Fun with the Tail Twister – Become the Best!

Club President & Region Chair Best Practices

Hope to Walk – Changing the World with Prosthetic Legs

6:00 p.m Welcome Party!  Lions Senior Prom themed event!



Saturday, May 18 – Learn and Grow Together at the Convention

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Exhibitor’s Hall Open

8:00 a.m. Awards Breakfast

10:00 a.m. Business Session featuring news from around our state and world.

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

          Service Project – Kid’s Coalition Against Hunger

Lions Informational Panel Discussion with PIP Sid Scruggs

          Lions of Michigan Foundation


6:00 p.m. Reception – LMASB Performance -- Awards Banquet

     S.A. Dodge Recipients PDG Wes Wagester, D2 and PDG Pam Schroeder, E1

Keynote Address by Past International President, Sid Scruggs, III