Order of Proceedings

Annual Convention - Caernarfon

 

Friday 15th March 2024

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time
Registration opens 14:00
Exhibitions open 14:00
Hotel check-in open 15:00

Host Night Dinner: Wizards and Witches 7:00 for 7:15pm

19:00


                 

Saturday 15th March 2024

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PLEASE BE SEATED IN THE CONVENTION HALL BY 9:05am

DOORS CLOSE FOR THE OPENING CEREMONY AT 9:10am PROMPT

Registration opens 08:15
Exhibitions open 08:15
Call to Order: District Sergeant at Arms PDG Lion ??? 09:05
Health & Safety Briefing: District H&S Officer PDG Lion ???
Welcome to Convention: District Governor Lion ???
Opening of Convention: International Guest Lion ??? 09:10
Vote of Thanks for opening convention: District Governor Lion ???
National Anthems
Introduction of Guests & Principal Officers: District Governor Lion ???
Recognition of PCC, PDGs and 1st Timers: District Governor Lion ???
Mission Statement followed by One Ethic & One Purpose: Zone Chair Lion ???
Afterglow Poem for Remembrance:  PDG Lion ???
Remembrance Ceremony: 1st VDG Lion ??? 09:30
Lighting of Remembrance Candle: DG Team and International Guest with partners  

Break - 5 mins: Those who wish to leave can do so at this point, those who wish to stay are more than welcome

09:35
Call to order, Attendance Report and Messages: District SAA PDG Lion ???
09:40
Invoke Standing Orders and Tail Twisters: District Governor Lion ???
Minutes of the last Convention and Matters Arising: District Governor Lion ???
Report of CNRO & Call for Nominations of Host Club for the 2025 District Convention: District CNRO PCC Lion ???
Business and Voting Procedures: District CNRO PCC Lion ??? (See Appendix 1 for the Convention Standing Orders)
Nomination for District Governor 2024/2025: 1st VDG Lion ??? Introduced by District CNRO PCC Lion ???

Nomination for 1st VDG 2024/2025: 2nd VDG Lion ??? Introduced by District CNRO PCC Lion ???

Nominations for 2nd VDG 2024/2025: Lion ??? & Lion ??? Introduced by District CNRO PCC Lion ???
Thanks to candidates: District Governor Lion ???
Reports of the DG Team, District Almoner, Admin Team and Finance Committee (en bloc): District Governor Lion ??? 10:26
Acceptance of the accounts for 2021/2022: District Governor Lion ???
District CNRO: District CNRO PCC Lion John Goodchild - see Resolutions page
Resolution 1 - Proposed by District Cabinet - Per capita Levy for 2024/2025
Resolution 2 - Proposed by District Cabinet - Appointment of Independent Examiners of Accounts
Resolution 3 - Proposed by District Cabinet - District Constitution to be divided into five subsections
Resolution 4 - Proposed by District Cabinet - Amend by-laws to change "audit" to "examination"
Resolution 5 - Proposed by Westbury Lions - Leo-Lions discounted dues
Resolution 6 - Proposed by Westbury Lions - Leo-Lions discounted dues to be proposed at MD Convention
10:44 
Zone Chair Reports (en bloc): District Governor Lion ??? 10:59
Reports of the Club Development, Communications, Community Services, International Relations, LCIF Advisor and Youth Committees (en bloc): District Governor Lion ???

Comfort Break - 20 mins

11:24
Call to order: District SAA PDG Lion ???
11:44
Introduction of Peace Poster winner & Award: District Officer Lion ??? 11:45
Introduction of International Guest: District Governor Lion ??? 12:06
Address of International Guest: PID Lion ???
Vote of Thanks: Zone Chair Lion ???
Attendance Report and Notices: District SAA Lion ??

LUNCH - prebooked only - tickets must be shown

12:36

Ballot Boxes will be open until 1pm for Voting for District Governor 2024/2025, 1st Vice District Governor 2024/2025 and 2nd Vice District Governor 2024/2025

13:00
Settle back by: SAA Lion ??? 13:40
Reconvene business session: District Governor Lion ???
Introduction of Young Ambassador candidate and address: District Officer Lion ???
Introduction of Guest Speaker: Lion ???
Guest Speaker: ??? 13:49
Vote of Thanks: Zone Chair Lion ???
Lions Projects: Lion ??? 14:06
LCIF: DO Lion ???
Roar: DO Lion ???
New Voices: DO Lion ???

Comfort break - 5 mins

14:46
Call to order: District SAA PDG Lion ??? 14:51
Competitions and Awards: District Officer PDG Lion ???
Sight Cup
Award for Community Service
Membership award
Award for international activities
Award for youth activities
Announcement of Election results those elected invited to address convention: District Governor Lion ??? 15:06
Introduction of Guest Speaker: ???
Presentation of main speakers: ??? 15:21
Vote of thanks: 2nd VDG Lion ???
DG and International Awards: District Governor Lion ??? and PID Lion ???
Presentation of gift to international guest: District Governor Lion ??? 15:54
Presentation by Convention Host Committee 2024 and introduction of 2025 Committee: PDG Lion ???
Presentation of 2025 Host Committee and Flag transfer: PDG Lion ???
Any other important business: District Governor Lion ???
Final announcements: District SAA Lion ???
Closing Ceremony: Last Night at the Proms - Everyone
 
CLOSE OF CONVENTION 16:27

Banquet and Ball: 7:00 for 7:15pm

19:00


 

Sunday 16th March 2024

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Hotel check-out 10:00
Open forum: PID Lion ???, DG Lion ???, GMT & GLT 10:00
Thanks and a Safe Journey Home: District Governor Lion ???
CLOSE: Coffee & Refreshments for those who have pre-booked 12:00

All timings are approximate and subject to change at the DG's discretion

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