The Lions Clubs of District 20-W

Serving New York State's Capital Region, Eastern Leatherstocking Region and North Country Region

Effective July 1, 2018, District 20-Y2 was combined with most of District 20-W to form a new District 20-W. This web site is still in transition.

District Governor Michele O'Hare, her pin and her domain.
“Move Forward, Treasure the Past and Welcome the Future."

DG Michele Dg's pin




A letter from DG Michelle:

Dear Lions,
    We have been receiving great response to our strategic plan survey for our District. Thank you to all the Lions who have responded to date.
    We want to hear from all the lions in our district. Your opinion on the future of your district is very important. There will be an update on the survey at our last cabinet meeting on March 23rd in Lake Placid. We hope to see you all there.
    Please announce and email to each of your members that we have extended the deadline to complete the survey to April 30th. If they still need a survey either emailed or mailed to them to please let me know. 
    Thank you all for everything you do. If you need anything, please do not hesitate to contact me. 
DG Michele

The survey is available at


An update (11/6/2018) on Florida's recent hurricanes


Click here for criteria and application to nominate a fellow Lion for the 2018-19 MD20-W Past District Governors Leadership Achievement Award. The award was initiated by the MD-20 PDG Organization to encourage and recognize outstanding examples of leadership by Lions Club members of MD20. The District Governors of MD20-W need to review the applications, so please email completed nominations to or mail to ATTN: PDG James Griffith, PO Box 292, Cambridge, NY 12816. Application deadline is December 31, 2019 for the PDG's to review. Thank you. 
Sincerely YIL, 
Lion James S. Griffith, MJF-RJU
Past District Governor, MD 20W


Recycling Used Eyeglasses

MD20 State Convention, May 3-5, 2019, in Binghamton

Why you should go
Convention registration and room reservaton form
(Save money by registering before Dec 31, 2018)

Ad Book order form       Exhibitor form

Support blind children by purchasing your 2019
"Through Their Eyes - The Gift of Sight" calendar


MyLION - what's it all about?

DG's Visitation Schedule (Rev 10/13/18)

Stopping diabetes in its tracks

   Every Thursday: Join Albany's Blind Bowling League. Visually impaired and sighted bowlers welcome!

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