District 1-F Cabinet
Alan J. Barack
District Governor
Kathleen E. Marusich
1st Vice District Governor
Susan Hastings
2nd Vice District Governor
Katy Dolan Baumer
Cabinet Secretary
William C. Jordan, PDG
Cabinet Treasurer 
Thomas J. Lippert
Zone Chair
Dennis Spaeth
Zone Chair
Ric Granroth
Zone Chair
Robert Habel
Zone Chair
Pat Herman
Zone Chair
Barbara L. Lahtinen
Immediate Past District Governor

Dates & Links
District 1-F | MD-1 | LIF | LCI

Apr. 5
4th District 1-F Cabinet Meeting, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., (Convention Hotel)

Apr. 6-7

Apr. 6-8

Apr. 12
(South East and North East Zones)

Apr. 13-14

Apr. 15
Grayslake Fire Station

Apr. 20-21

Apr. 22
Schaumburg-Hoffman Lions Club

Apr. 28
District 1-F L.I.P. n’ Lunch
More information to come


May 13
Mother's Day

May 18
Pres. Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springfield

May 18-20
Pres. Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springfield

May 21

May 28
Memorial Day


Jun. 10
District 1-F Final Cabinet Meeting

Jun. 17
Father's Day

Jun. 29 - Jul. 3
Las Vegas, NV

District 1-F Lions Convention Will Kick Off This Weekend
Hello my fellow Lions and Leos,

Here’s wishing everyone enjoyed the recent Easter and Passover holidays, and that each of you find yourselves in good spirits and health.

I am excited to kick off this year’s District 1-F Lions Convention, which begins Friday and runs through Sunday. We have planned lots of fun and educational activities, not the least of which includes our annual Silent Auction. And this year’s auction includes some fantastic items, such as a life-size cardboard cutout of Angelina Jolie as Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft. Oh, and we also have four tickets to a Chicago Cubs game, two pairs of tickets to a couple of White Sox games, a golf outing, a couple overnight hotel stays, a Chicago Cubs golf bag, and don’t forget the Angelina Jolie cardboard cutout.
Haven’t registered for convention yet? Not to worry, it’s not too late. You are welcome to attend as a walk-in for many of the activities. Just drop by the Renaissance Chicago Northshore hotel in Northbrook to register on site.

That’s right, we have moved the convention north, back to the Renaissance Chicago Northshore in Northbrook, to make it more accessible to Lions throughout District 1-F. We have some fun things planned that I think will be a good time for all.
The convention theme this year is Viva Las Vegas, in honor of the location of this year’s Lions Clubs International Convention in Las Vegas. 

Along with our convention each year comes our annual District 1-F elections for the district’s next set of leaders.

I want to thank all of the Lions volunteers who have worked very hard to put this year’s convention together. In fact, I thank everyone for all their hard work this year in the name of Lions.
After convention, of course, I will pick up where I left off with my goal to visit all the Lions Clubs in District 1-F. In the meantime, I hope to see you at convention!

Yours in Lionism,
Lion Alan J. Barack
Governor District 1-F
PH 815-575-6160
District 1F South East Zone Meeting Combined with North East Zone; Hosted by Deerfield Lions Club

The zone meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the Italian Kitchen Restaurant, 648 Deerfield Rd., Deerfield. Please RSVP by April 6 to the following contacts via email or cell phone:

Southeast Zone Chair Tom Lippert

Northeast Zone Chair Ric Granroth

Schaumburg-Hoffman Lions Texas Hold'm Tournament

The Schaumburg-Hoffman Lions Club will hold its final Texas Hold'm Poker Tournament of the year on April 22 at the Poplar Creek Bowl in the Barrington Square Mall Shopping Center.

Vision Newsletter Deadlines and Schedule
The VISION newsletter for District 1-F Lions will be published in PDF form and email form during the first week of each month. 

The VISION Express, a recap of important upcoming dates and events, will be published on or around the 15th of each month.
Deadline for submissions of articles and announcements for the VISION newsletter is one week prior to the first of each month. Deadline for submissions of events or activities for the VISION Express newsletter is the 13th of each month.

Send articles and announcements to Lions Dennis Spaeth at dspaeth46@comcast.net.