Days Hotel Flafwoods 1-866-700-7284 ROOM RATES: $80.10* tax - single per night $89.10* tax - double per night Advise reservation clerk that you are 17th Annual with the Lions Club. Rates available until Jan. 6th Leadership School CANCELLATION POLICY:Registrations are transferable. Refundsmay be made up to 30 days prior to thestart of the School,lessa $10.00service fee. Requestsfor refunds received lessthan 30 days prior to the start of the schoolwill be consideredby theCommittee on a caseby casebasis after the schoolhas been concluded. Mail completed Registration to: WeServe P.D.G.Kris Pinkerman 6270 ll2Little SevenMile Road Huntington, WV 25702 (304) 638-40e6 skpinkerman@gmai com l.
FROM THE DESK OF THB CHAIR S E MIN A R S -.-2013 OF THE WEST VIRGINIALIONS plannedfornew Lions, hesidents,Secretaries, Seminars LEADERSHIPSCHOOL experiencedLions, as well as Professional/Penonal Development.Lions, Friends,Guest, The following Seminarsare plannedfor this yearsThe 2013 Leadership School Committee school:would like to invite you to the 17th annualWVa Lions LeadershipSchool Committeeto Keynote Speakersbe held at Flatwoods Davs Hotel on Januarv Friday Dinner..... ...TomHeywood25-27,2012. Saturday Lunch........ ...................PDG Cain WendyThe school committee has worked hard to Saturday Dinner........ ..........JoePrestonassemblea group of presenters,seminars SundayLunch .ColtWlnnand speakersthat will offer you a wide rangeof topics to further your leadershipskills and Seminarsyour knowledge of lionism. The seminars Parliamentarv Procedurerange from navigating the web to our own wvr-icnsight foundation, club officers training to Club Secretarydiabetes training. How families servetogether Young Adult Recruiting Traditional Ideasvs. Young Ideasto better serve their communities and learn Club Presidentsto work together with other organizations. Navigating LCI beginner& advancedThe speakers are outstanding from Friday Living with Diabetesnight with attorney Tom Haywood, Saturday Diversity and Youluncheon with PDG Wendy Cain, Saturday Families ServingTogethernight banquet featuring PID Judge Haynes Public SpeakingTownsend from Georgia and finishing with Not Community ServiceBecky Coakley, from Childrens Vision Care&Nurturing of Mature LionsRehabilitationProgramon Sunday. Parhering with Blind Club ExcellenceProcessOur committee polled lions from acrossthe WVLSCF PortableEquipmentstate as to where they would like to hold Leos & Youththe school. The majority wanted Days Hotel Youth Exchangeand the committee honored the request.We Project Managementwould be honored to have you join us. See Networking with other Organizations Club Financesyou there. (Seminarssubjectto change) Pete Therewill be a "Training Thack"for Presidentsand Chair WVLLS Secretaries which can be applied toward 100%awards.
FeaturedSpeakers 2013 - Thomas Heywood is the managingpartner of the Lions Firm of Bowels Rice McDavid and Love. He graduatedStanford with a BA in 1978& JD Harvard Law School in 1982.He is a member of the American Bar Associationand the WestVirginia StateBar. From 1989-1993 servedas he Chief of Staff for Gov. Gaston Caperton and recently served as Gov. Earl Tomblins campaign chairman. He had clerked for the HonorableJohn Field of the US Court of Appeals. He has been recognized as one of the l0 most influential businessleadersin WV and voted one of the best lawyers in America. Attorney Heywood is the recipient of may service awards and is active in many businessprofessionalcivic and charitableorganizationsand activities. PDG Wendy Cain hasbeen a Lion for 20 years and is a Progressive Melvin JonesFellow. Shewas electedDistrict Governor for l2-N in2006-2007, and has served Lionism at the Club, District, and Multiple District levels for many years. Lion Wendy is a graduateof the 2000 Southeastern Lions Leadership Institute. She has served on the faculty of one LCI and four regional Lions LeadershipInstitutes. She has also;been a presenterat the USA/CanadaLions Leadership Forum (four times) and Lions leadershipevents in several states. Lion Wendy has received a number of awards,highlighted by the MD-I2 Lion of the Year (2001),InternationalPresidents Certificates of Appreciation, and the lnternational PresidentsLeadership Medal. Wendy is an engineerwith the U.S. Departmentof Energy in Oak Ridge,Tennessee. Sheis a projectmanagerfor environmental managementprojects that are a legacy from the Manhattan Project efforts during World War II.Wendy and her husband,Barry,live in Knoxville, Tennessee with their "canine kid" Bogie. Haynes Townsend, from Dalton, Georgia, USA, was elected to serve a two-year term as a director of The International Association of Lions Clubs at the associations 92nd International Convention, held in Minneapolis,Minnesota,USA, July 6-10,2009.PastDirector Townsendis a judge. A member of the Dalton Noon Lions Club since 1979,he has held many offices within the association,including club president,region chair, zone chair, district governor,district librarian and multiple district leadershipchair.rHealso servedas a presenter the USA/Canadaforum. at In recognition of his serviceto the association, has receivednumerousawardsincluding three he Lion of the YearAwards, 15District GovernorAppreciationAwards, the Ervin-Crumbley Award, District 18-A Hall of Fame Award, six International President Certificates of Appreciation,two International Leadership Awards, an International PresidentAward, a Membership Key Award, a Knight ofStrengthAward, 3 International PresidentsAwards and the Ambassadorof Goodwill Award. Director Townsendisa Progressive Melvin JonesFellow.In additionto his Lions activities,PastDirector Townsendis active in numerousprofeisional and community organizations. is currently the chair of the Dalton-Whitfield Christmas Paradeand Hewas honored as the Judge of the Year by the State of Georgia. Past Director Townsendand his wife, Donna, also aLion and a Melvin JonesFellow, have two daughters. RebeccaCoakley graduatedfrom Marshall University with a BachelorsDegreein Education, specializing in Elementary and Mentally Impaired, and later received a Masters Degree in LeadershipStudies/Administration from WestVirginia GraduateCollege. In 1990,shereceived her Blind and Visually Impaired Certificationfrom the University of Virginia. Sheis a certified Low Vision Therapistthrough ACVREP. Rebecca has worked in the field of visually impaired since 1989. She presents the areaof low vision nation wide and has chairedseveral in task forces to establishlow vision projects in other statesand countries. Rebeccais has taught coursesfor SouthwestMissouri StateUniversity and is currently an adjunct professorat Marshall University Graduate College and West Virginia University. She serves as the Director/ Pediatric LowVision EducationSpecialist the ChildrensVision Rehabilitation for Programof WestVirginia University. Sheis notadministeringa projectfor Underserved Adults in coordinationwith the WV Lions.
Registration Form SchoolSchedule PLEASE PRINT OF TYPE CLEARLY  LionFriday n LionessNoon - 7:00 p.m. Registration Name for Name Tag7:00p.m. Dinner with Address Attorney Tom Heywood City State ZiP Code9:00p.m. Expo SpecialSessions for: Cell Phone Home Phone First Time Affendees Moderators/Pre senters E-mailSaturday Club Name District8:00a.m.- Noon Regisffation a.m. Seminar#l I I am a flrst time attendee.8:309:55a.m. Breakl0:l5 a.m. Seminar#2 If you have special dietary requirements,please advise.I l:40 a.m. BreakNoon Lunch with PDG WendyCain DISCOUNTED FEEIF POSTMARKED oN oR BEFORE l2ll5lr02:00p.m. Seminar#3 $1OO PERSON PER3:25 p.m. Break p.m. Seminar#4 afterl2ll5ll03:455:l0 p.m. Break Fee:$125perperson NON.LION MEALS ONLYTICKETS. $856:00 Dinner with (No individual meal tickets) PID JudgeHaynes Townsend EnterlainingActivitySunday7:45a.m. Devotions Check (make payableto WV Lions8:30a.m. Seminar#5 LeadershipSchool9:55a.m. Break10:15a.m. Seminar#6l1:40a.m. Break Mail CompletedRegistrationto: PDG Kris PinkennanNoon Lunch with 62701l2 SevenMile Road Becky Coakley Huntington, WV 25702