THE LIONS OF INDIANA
23RD MID-WINTER CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
LAWRENCE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Lunch 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Continental Breakfast 8:00 A.M. – 9:10 A.M.
Displays And Silent Auction Open until 3:30 P.M. Keynote Speaker 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Opening Session 9:15 A.M. – 9:35 A.M. Afternoon Workshop 2:15 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Morning Workshop 9:45 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Third Session Seminar 2:15 P.M. – 3:15 P.M.
First Session Seminar 9:45 A.M. – 10:45 A.M. Fourth Session Seminar 3:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Second Session Seminar 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Closing Session 4:35 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
TO REACH LAWRENCE
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL:
Exit I-465 (east side of Indianapolis) at Exit #40
to East 56th Street. Go east to first stop light, turn
north (left) on Caito Drive. This is the west side
of Lawrence Central High School. Go to north side
of the building and park in the North Parking Lot.
Enter building at Door #11. This door is midway
across back of the building.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations requested ten (10) days before the conference
will receive full refunds, but cancellations requested after that date will not receive any refund.
Refunds will not be granted because of the weather.
*NOTE: THE MID-WINTER CONFERENCE COMMITTEE WOULD LIKE THOSE ATTENDING FOR THE FIRST
TIME TO INDICATE WHO IS SPONSORING THEM TO ATTEND OR WHO HAS INFLUENCED THEM TO ATTEND
THEIR FIRST MID-WINTER CONFERENCE. THERE IS A LINE ON THE REGISTRATION FORM FOR THIS
23RD MID-WINTER CONFERENCE
FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER
JANUARY 6, 2012
Make your plans now to join us at the Lawrence Central High School
for an evening of food, fun, and fellowship.
Menu: Swiss Steak, Lemon Basil Chicken, Bi-color Corn, Roasted Red Potatoes,
Caesar Salad, Breads and Butter, Desserts, and Drinks
Price: $16.00 Social Time: 6:00 P.M. Dinner: 6:30 P.M.
Fill out your Registration Form today for the 23rd Mid-Winter Conference and the Friday Night Dinner.
You will have a great time, renewing old friendships and making new ones.
Official Conference Hotel – Drury Inn & Suites (Indy Northeast)
The hotel will be the Drury Inn and Suites “Indianapolis Northeast at I-69”. Their address is 8180 North
Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250; Telephone number is 317-849-8900.
(This is on the southwest corner of East 82 Street & Shadeland just east of I-69 at 82 Streeet.Exit).
RESERVATIONS: BOOKING LINK: http://www.druryhotels.com/Reservations.aspx?groupno=2124906
LIONS ROOM RATES ARE: $94.95 PLUS TAX –FOR 1 KING BED; OR 2 QUEEN BEDS. Reserve online
at above URL, verify room information, date(s) of stay, click on View Available, then pay and Book It.
OR Reserve by phone at 1-800-378-7946 Specify hotel location (Indianapolis Northeast), Group Name
(Lions of Indiana) and Group Number (2124906).
Directions to Drury Inn:
Traveling North On I-69: Take Exit Number 1, Go Straight Through Light Onto N. Shadeland, Hotel On Right.
Traveling South On I-69: Take Exit Number 1, Turn Left Under Highway, Turn Right On N Shadeland, Hotel On Right
Traveling East On I-465, Take Exit 37b To I-69 North Exit #1, Straight Through Light Onto N. Shadeland, Hotel On Right
Seminar and Workshop Selections
CHOOSE: one (1) Workshop in the Morning and one (1) Workshop in the Afternoon; OR one (1) Workshop in the
Morning and two (2) Seminars in the Afternoon; OR two (2) Seminars in the Morning and one (1) Workshop in the
Afternoon; OR two (2) Seminars in the Morning and two (2) Seminars in the Afternoon.
"WORKSHOPS - 2 HOURS EACH"
(Morning: 9:45 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.) (Afternoon: 2:15 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. with short break)
WORKSHOP "A": LIONS LAW CAMP (A.M.) – Presenters – PCC Linda Tincher, Sgt. Eric Dunn, Sgt. Tony Slocum
“Four action packed days where kids participate in investigations, go on fun-filled field trips and hear about topics ranging from
Leader Dog Puppies to police dogs sniffing out hidden drugs; playing softball, swimming, watching underwater search and
rescue efforts and even sharing homemade ice cream with Lions. This camp is NOT for kids that are in trouble. This camp is
for GOOD KIDS who want to make a difference. Lions & State Troopers partner to help youth learn that to gain respect they
must give respect to others in their lives.”
WORKSHOP "B": HOW YOUR GLOBAL MEMBERSHIP TEAM CAN HELP YOUR CLUB (P.M.) – Presenter
– PDG Barbara Toosley
“GMT, learn how we can assist your club in developing and keeping your current Lions. Including the ROAR program which
strengthens the knowledge of Lionism for our new and more experienced Lions. Learn how, and who, to ask to become
members of your Lions Club. And a little about starting a new Lions Club.”
WORKSHOP "C": THE INDIANA LIONS STATE PROJECTS (A.M.) – Presenters – Lions Cancer Control Fund of
Indiana, Indiana Lions Eye and Tissue Bank, Indiana Lions Speech & Hearing, Indiana Lions for Leader Dog, and IN
School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
“Come see and hear your trustees giving you up-to-the-minute information on what the state projects are doing to make a
difference every day to the lives of Hoosiers and beyond.”
WORKSHOP "D": CERTIFIED GUIDING LION TRAINING (P.M.) – Presenter – PDG Gary Lawson
“Take a giant step into Leadership and become a Certified Guiding Lion. This workshop will give Lions the training they need
to become good Certified Guiding Lions and to help a new club be a success..”
WORKSHOP "E": SUCCESSFUL CLUBS SHARE THEIR STORIES (A.M. & P.M.) – Moderator – VDG Brenda
“Brown County will present on their Buy One Get One Coupon, Fruit Sales & the Community Service Project Spring Blossom
Parade. Westfield Lions will present information regarding putting on a Texas Holdem fund-raiser. Seymour Noon will
present their Oktoberfest Festival Fundraising Project which netted a profit of almost $18,000 for the 3-day event.”
"SEMINARS - 1 HOUR EACH"
(Morning: 9:45 A.M. to 10:45 A.M.) (Afternoon: 2:15 P.M. to 3:15 P.M.)
(Morning: 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.) (Afternoon: 3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.)
SEMINAR "1": INDIANA LIONS EYE BANK INC. - OPERATION KIDSIGHT (A.M.)
– Presenters – Lion Janice Chapman, State Program Coordinator, and Lion Owen Matz, Chairperson of the ILEBI
“This seminar will give an overview of the Operation Kidsight program and provide basic information on this pre-school age
vision screening program. This seminar may include an introduction to the screening equipment used by the program but will
NOT be a training session. ”
SEMINAR "2": INDIANA LIONS EYE BANK INC. - OCULAR SURGERY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (P.M.)–
Presenter – Lion David Hyndman, Chairperson of the ILEBI Ocular Surgery Assistance Committee
“This will be an overview of the Ocular Surgery Assistance Program sponsored by the ILEBI and paid for by donations
received from the Lions of Indiana. Since this program's inception in 2005, over $80,000 in assistance has been awarded.
Included in the discussion will be an explanation of the grant process and the requirements of the local Lions Club.”
SEMINAR "3": HOW TO CONDUCT AN ORIENTATION AT YOUR CLUB (A.M.) – Presenter – PDG Gary
“Have you ever given an Orientation to a new member? Attend this Seminar and we will discuss ways this can be done. We
will cover Orientations for International, State and Club levels. This training will prepare you to train each new member (and
older lions) in your club.”
SEMINAR "4": YOUR INDIANA LIONS FOUNDATION . . . LIKE TAKING CANDY FROM A BABY (P.M.)
– Presenters – PDG Sam Reisinger, PDG Billy Chastain and PDG Steve Marsh
“Receiving a Foundation Grant for your club or project of a maximum of $750.00 is almost as easy as taking candy from a
baby. The secrets, rites, and rituals will be revealed to those that attend this seminar.”
SEMINAR "5": CANCER FOR THE CURIOUS (A.M.) – Presenter – Lion Dottie Flack
“Learn the basics about cancer, staging, genetics, second opinions, therapies, side effects, clinical trials, survivorship and care givers.
Expect a fun, educational course designed to provide new information during this fast-paced, life-saving session.”
SEMINAR "6": EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS (A.M.) – Presenter – Lion Donna King, Emerg. Prep. Chair
“This seminar will cover three basic needs: Preparing our Homes, our " Grab Bags" for evacuation if we cannot stay in our
home, and a simple "Automobile Bag" we keep in our automobile at all times. We will cover the highlights of Lions Clubs
International's ALERT program for club involvement which can lead to community contact w/county agencies and other
emergency minded facilities.”
SEMINAR "7": YOU WANT ME TO BE WHAT? (P.M.) – Presenter –VDG Dan Wilcox
"Congratulations. You've been asked to be, or have been thinking about running for, District Governor? There's more to it than
meets the eye. Come to this session to learn about the 2nd VDG, VDG, and DG requirements and expectations. It's a
rewarding journey -- one you'll thoroughly enjoy."
SEMINAR “8”: HOW TO BE A VITAL FORCE IN YOUR LIONS CLUB (A.M.) – Presenter – PDG Charlie
“Easy steps to help your Lions Club improve its activities and become more attractive to new members and revitalize present
SEMINAR "9": WHY THE LEO PROGRAM KEEPS GROWING WORLD-WIDE, WHAT WE'RE DOING
LOCALLY AND HOW WE DO IT (P.M.)—Presenter: District Leo President Andrea Brune and other Leos
SEMINAR “10”: PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE (A.M.) – Presenter – PDG Vern Tincher
“Do you need to know Roberts Rules of Order to conduct a good Lions Club Meeting? Attend this seminar and find out the
proper procedures for conducting your meeting.”
SEMINAR “11”: YOUR LIONS CLUB IN THE WORLD OF THE WEB (A.M. & P.M.) – Presenter – Leo Tyler
SEMINAR “12”: WHAT DOES YOUR GPS DO FOR YOU? (P.M.) – Presenters – Leader Dog Rep, Lion Pauline
Ulrey and LD Lion Gundy
“How much do you depend on your GPS to get you where you want to go? Just think, if you are blind and can’t read street names
and/or addresses. Leader Dogs for the Blind has the answer to this question in the form of the KAPTEN PLUS a GPS designed
exclusively for the blind and visually impaired. COME SEE HOW IT WORKS!!!”
SEMINAR “13”: ARE WE THERE YET? GOAL-SETTING & PLANNING FOR CLUB PRESIDENTS (A.M.) –
Presenter –PDG Paul Russell
“You wouldn't leave home on a family vacation without a destination and a route map, and you shouldn't start a new Lions year
without specific goals and a plan to achieve them. This seminar will provide information about resources you may find useful
when setting goals and making plans for your club.”
SEMINAR "14": 2012 INTERNATIONAL LIONS CONVENTION TIPS FOR TRAVEL TO BUSAN, KOREA
AND BEYOND (A.M.)–Presenter– Lion JoAnn Owens
“Are you thinking about heading to Busan for this year's convention?.”
SEMINAR "15": LIONS INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION (P.M.)—Presenters—PDG Vern Tincher and the
Indiana Lions International Convention Committee
“Have a memorable trip to Busan, South Korea and see Indiana’s own Wayne Madden installed as President at the 95th Lions
Clubs International Convention. Learn details about your hotel and local amenities and ask any questions you may have.”
SEMINAR "16": BUILDING YOUR LIONS TEAM (P.M.) – Presenter – PDG Herb Stevens
"Learn ten critical differences between a highly functional team and a traditional productive work group.”
SEMINAR “17”: WHAT, WOMEN CAN BE LIONS?! (P.M.) – Presenter – Lion Charlotte Query
“There are still many that do not know that women can be members. Lure them, grab them and hold them.”
SEMINAR “18”: SERVING 24/7, BEING LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT (P. M.) —Presenter—
1st IVP Wayne Madden, PID Dave Fiandt, PDG Ed Souers, Lion Linda Madden
“In July, 1st Int. VP Wayne Madden will become our next International President. This seminar will give a review of the path to
become President, and focus on what it means to focus 24/7 on the work of Lions. We will discuss Wayne’s current schedule as
well as the schedule during the year as President. Additionally we will have input from Lion Linda Madden’s perspective on the
whirlwind change in lifestyle.”
SEMINAR “19”: CAPTIONED TELEPHONES (A.M.) – Presenter – Lion Ray Furner
“There are three types of telephone conversations: good, bad, and ugly. Two of these can lead to invisibility. Find out how
captioned telephones can help promote good telephone conversation and keep you from becoming invisible.”
SEMINAR “20”: BLINDNESS IMPACTS BABIES AND TODDLERS TOO! (A.M.) – Presenters – Ann Hughes,
Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Developmental Interventionist and Rebecca Davis, Development Director of VIPS-
“The impact of significant vision loss or blindness upon learning and development for babies/toddlers and information about
VIPS-Bloomington, the new non-profit in Indiana bringing free services to families of babies/toddlers in our state who are
blind, have low vision, or are multi-impaired with vision loss as one of their issues.”
SEMINAR “21”: BASIC LIONS PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES (P. M.) – Presenter – PDG Jeri Seely
“Think protocol isn’t for your club? Think again! All clubs need the basics. Here’s a chance to learn protocol basics and have
fun doing it.”
SEMINAR “22”: LIONISM 101(A.M.) – Presenters – PDG Ann Haffner, DG Steve Winegardner, and 2VDG Connie
“A question and answer session for Lions concerning district and multiple district questions.”
SEMINAR “23”: LIONISM 201 (P. M) —Presenters—1st Int. VP Wayne Madden, CC Mike Smith and PCC Richard
“A question and answer session for Lions concerning multiple district and international level questions.”
SEMINAR “24”: NEW SEMINAR! ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ON HOW TO MAKE MONEY INVESTING
IN STOCKS (P. M.) – Presenter – PDG Charlie Haffner
“Two successful stock advisors will tell you their methods and give you their top picks for 2012. A Scottrade representative
will also show you how to do your investing online from your home.”
SEMINAR “25”: THIS IS HOW WE SEE IT (A. M) —Presenters— Lion Al Lovati and ISBVI Leo Club Members
“The students and advisors of the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will provide hands on experiences for the
audience members while simulating different eye conditions. Audience members will be able to participate in a game, cooking
and literacy experience while wearing different visual simulation goggles.”
SEMINAR “26”: HEAR US SPEAK TO YOU (P. M.) —Presenters— ILSH Trustees Lion Karen P. Ahlbrand M.A. CCC-
SLP Speech Language Pathologist and Lion Melissa Baker
“Explore the world of hearing loss and communication efforts.”
SEMINAR “27”: THE NEW LCI CLUB EXCELLENCE PROGRAM (CEP) (P. M) —Presenter— PID Dave
“The CEP is a workshop program dedicated to club improvement. This seminar explains the four steps that are involved in the
SEMINAR “28”: COMMUNICATING WITH LION VOLUNTEERS (P. M) —Presenter— PCC Lee Flower
“The way you talk to Lion volunteers and keep them informed will impact their willingness to support the project. This
practical seminar answers questions that commonly occur in the minds of leaders.”
(Each Attendee Must Complete a Separate Form)
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATIONS: DECEMBER 24, 2011
EARLY BIRD PRE-REGISTRATION FROM NOVEMBER 1 TO NOVEMBER 30, 2011
Lions - $30.00 Lioness - $30.00 Partner-in-Service - $30.00 Leos - $15.00
Friday Night Dinner - $16.00
PRE-REGISTRATION FROM DECEMBER 1 TO DECEMBER 24, 2011
Lions - $35.00, Lioness - $35.00, Partner-in-Service - $35.00, Leos - $15.00
Friday Night Dinner - $16.00
NO PRE-REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER DECEMBER 24, 2011
Mid-Winter Registration(s) ______ Friday Night Dinner(s) ______ +Books @ $8 ___Total $ ___________
ON SITE REGISTRATION $ 40.00
REGISTRATION PRICE INCLUDES THE 2012 COMMEMORATIVE SOUVENIR CONFERENCE PIN,
PROCEEDINGS CD, AND THE BUFFET LUNCH.
(□ Please add $8.00 extra for Proceedings Book.)
Workshops and Seminars will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Send registrations early to assure getting the Workshops or Seminars of your choice.
PLEASE SEND COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM AND CORRECT REMITTANCE TO:
PDG Jim Query, 2408 Shepard Patrick Rd., Spencer, Indiana 47460
Make Checks Payable to: Indiana Mid-Winter Conference
E-Mail Address: email@example.com Phone: (812) 829-4496
ID (__) PID (__) CC (__) PCC (__) DG (__) VDG (__) PDG (__) Lion (__) Lioness (__) Leo (__) Partner-in- Service (__)
Name __________________________________________________________ Club _____________________________________
Address ___________________________________________________________ Lions Office ____________________________
City ______________________________________________ State _________ Zip Code _______________ District 25- ______
Phone Number ___________________________ E-Mail Address ____________________________________________________
Hearing Impaired Need Signer (___) How Many Mid-Winter Conferences Attended (___)
(__) This is my first Mid-Winter Conference. I was encouraged to attend by ____________________________________.
Review the Workshop and Seminars offered. Then circle your selections below. CIRCLE 1 WORKSHOP OR 2
SEMINARS (NOT IN THE SAME LINE) FOR BOTH MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WORKSHOP: (9:45 A.M. – 11:45 P.M.) A C _______E_____
SEMINAR: (9:45 A.M. – 10:45 A.M) 1 5 6 10 13 19 25____
SEMINAR: (11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.) 3 8 11 14 20 22____
WORKSHOP: (2:15 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.) B D_____ E_____
SEMINAR: (2:15 P.M. – 3:15 P.M) 4 11 12 15 18 21 24_ 28_
SEMINAR: (3:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.) 2 7 9 16_ 17___ 23___ 26 27 _