New York West Side Lions Club
"A Cyber Lions Club".. # 110191
Ingrid Leacock MJF.. President
District 20-R2 MD-20 New York & Bermuda
District Governor ...,Maria M. Sierra
LIONS: Liberty Intelligence Our Nations Safety
Founder of Lions Clubs International 1917
Ingrid Leacock MJF
Robert Ornes Vice President
Shihan Robert is a Martial artist his school American Shotokan Kodakan Dojo
Vice Presidentt Hispanic Radio and Television personality Member
Board of Directors.
Ahmed Fathi Member New York West Side Lions Club
Egyptian-American Journalist at United Nations Press Conference Photographed with Secretary General
Bon Ki moon. 2012
Member Board of Directors
Sister Leontine O,Gorman Rscj..
Secretary, Member Board of Directors.
Board of Directors
Sister Leontine O,Gorman Mark Dawson
Bernice Fleischer ( honorary
Mark Fleischer( honorary)
Jeff Parness ..Honorary
Members of the New York West Side Lions club
Inducted by International President Kay Fukishima inside the UN Building. New York
Carlo Guiliano Amanda Margolies
Leontine O,Gorman Ingrid Leacock
Terry Paladinii - Baumgarten
Terry Paladini President NewYork Financial District Lions Club
Amanda Margolies Member New York West Side lions Club
Below Honorary member New York West Side Lions
Bernice Fleischer, Music Director at Laguardia High school ..receives flowers aft er the performance of a musical opera. Directed by Bernice Fleischer.
Lion Carlo Guiliano
Ingrid Leacock MJF Charter President...New York West Side Lions..Club.. A Member club of
The world,s largest humanitarian Service Organization with a membership of 1.35 million members. serving in 207 countries 46.000 Lions Clubs worldwide. There is a Lons Club in almost every community around the Globe. Men and women from all walks of life serving...under the banner " We Serve" We are a Family" says
Past International President.. Wing Kun Tam... .
".We are LIONS...a large family 1.35 million members serving in 207 Countries and geographic areas. around the world. . 46,000 lionsclubs... There is a Lions Club in almost every community around the world .The size and scope of our organization is
an advantage.... We have a worldwide reach and can draw on global resources.
Our club members are dedicated volunteer leaders in our Community. We are a " Hands on organization..We.literally roll-up our sleeves and pitch in..You can find Lions planting trees,working with a paint brush, or building with hammer and nails."
Our professionals Mu
sicians, performers, Radio and Television producers, Film makers, Educators entertainers, sports personalities Business executives Travel Executives.and others ..are willing to use their talents to help in the community.
History of Lions Clubs
Melvin Jones ..The founder of Lions Clubs International ...
In 1917 A 38 Year Old Chicago business leader, Melvin Jones told members of the local business club ..they should reach beyond business issues and address the betterment of their communities., and the world. Jones Group " The Business Circle of Chicago agreed. June 7, 1917 .. The New club was born.
The "Association of Lions clubs" within 3 years Lions became an International Organization .
In 1925 at a Lions Clubs International Convention in Cedar point Ohio USA Helen Keller challenged the Lions to become " Knights of the Blind'" in a crusade against darkness
Helen Keller named the LIONS...." Knights of the blind" ....light piercing the darkness. our function " To Light the way for those in darkness".The International Association of Lions Clubs began as the dream of Chicago businessman Melvin Jones ..Today " We Serve" continues represented by more volunteers in more places than any service club organization in the world.
Past Ingternational President
West Side Lions Club
Helping The Homeless and the Hungry...I
n additon to International Relations and communication ...Our club joined the Global program
"LIONS FEED ME"
A global initiative ...We collect food, organize food drives and receive donation of food from individuals ,and the NewYork Food Bank and other groups . The donations are delivered to shelters,neighborhood churches and food pantries.... to feed the hungry
We Love Animals....Donate Used Eye Glasses.
" Lions Feed Me"
President Lions Clubs International President Wing Kun Tam and several Lions Clubs Officials serving meals to the hungry. Part of the LIONS global program
"Lions Feed Me"
.. Please help us to continue our work ..The New York West Side Lions Club ....Our club collects food clothing an otherr items and distribute to the poor and needy firstname.lastname@example.org
Call today our club is collecting canned goods , and other items etc for the poor. 212-580-3898
Donate used Eye glasses
International Club Twinning. Video Conference..Lions have entered the Cyber Age
New York Lions Host Club 20-R2 and Mister Bianco Lions Clublub Italy.. VIA Video Conference
.New York featured speaker Anchopr Ingrid Leacock and T.J. Anand.. In Italy Lions Clubs International Past Presiden
t... Grimaldi Speaker Bob Klein International Director Candidate MD-20.
New York West Side Lions Club...
A Cyber CLUB
. Our focus is on communication & International Relations ..."To foster and create a spirit of understanding and cooperation among the peoples of the world.
VIA.. the internet and the Social Media. .Our club maintains several pages on Face book, Twitter Linkedin etc. Many of our members also maintain personal pages and websites..We communicate with LIONS and other Service Clubs Rotary, Kiwanis and several other Humanitarian Groups
Spreading the Message of the LIONS
Ingrid Leacock President of the West Side Lions Club is a Television Host Producer /Consultant .
Host producer of The Ingrid Leacock show Cablemagazine, and Young Innovators of the Electronic Age, since early nineties.
She joined the Lions in 1987 upon graduating from The New School Media Studies Graduate Program with a Masters degree in Media studies and Communication
. Since 1988 Ingrid Leacock has hosted and produced several shows on the work of the LIONS.
President Ingrid Leacock featured in Lions Magazine Article...
FACE TIME" published November 2011 Issue. pages
36-38 and side bar. The New York West Side Lions club was featured in the article..".Face book allows clubs to easily connect with members , the commu
nity and clubs worldwide.."
Face book has proven to be exceptional for engaging people with club activities says President Ingrid Leacock"
Leacock has built her face book following to more than 5000 followers(lions) in less than 15 months. Fans include local club members to club members in several countries Australia, UK , Malaysia, India ,The Netherlands, Japan, Russia, China, Korea,...To the Archbishop of New York Celebrities,and a large number of young people Leo Clubs from Several Countries..so many people who are not Lions tell
me" Oh you lions do such good work " she says .
Building a network
.Club President Ingrid Leacock realized early on that if she wasgoing to build a solid following of Facebook fans, she had to make the club,s paqe about more than just the Lions activities. So in addition to postlions, pictures and events, she posts other feel-good storiesand photos,and initiates discussios about lighthearted topics such as last April,s royal weddingof Prince William. She also welcomes posts from her face book friends "I make it a conversation " she says " I let
people know that I am interested in them. People want to be appreciated and get the word out the re (about their interests) and that I am interested in them..
Past Media Productions.
Ingrid Leacock.. President (Lion)
Media Consultant and Cable Television Personality.... on the set with Dr. Fred Epstein Pediatric Neuro Surgeon New York University Medical Center...Dr Epstein has
performed several Life saving Operations on children and adults at the request of The LIONS.
Dr Epstein is the Author of " Gifts Of Time" and several other books
Ingrid Leacock (Lion).. Hosted and produced a total of 20-25 shows on the work of the LIONS., and the Community. The shows continue to be aired on local Networks such as MNN in New York City and on the Internet. Face book . Twitter..etc...
Funds to cover production costs were donated by Sister Leontine O, Gorman RCSJ The Fifth Avenue Community Center of Harlem,The Young Innovators of the Electronic Age and Ingrid Leacock Show.
Lion Ingrid and several Media Volunteers donated their time and expertise to help spread the message of the Lions.
Many volunteers helped in the research and production of the shows. Shows done on location, and at theELA Studios New York
.The Television shows were aired on Manhattan Cable and several ot
her Networks. Video copies of the shows were distributed to schools Libraries, and other groups , and Lions Clubs in the USA and over Seas
Topics: Discussed ( partial list)
Guests.District Governor 20-R2 Phillip Carreon, Eleanor Carreon Editor of District 20 R2 Magazine,, appeared with Sid Chairman " Sight First" District 20-R2,
Sid discussed " Sight first" the new 3- year program ( globally)launched by Lions Club International to Help eradicate blindness aound the Globe..The Role of LCIF
Guests : The New York host Lions Club......
Guests Dick Traum President of the Achilles Track Club ( part of Road
Runners) and York Road Runners appeared with Doctor Dr. John Seeder ..New York Eye and Ear Hospital
Dr John Seedor : New York Eye and Ear Hospital Dr Seeder successfully transplanted corneas to 3 Athletes. These Athletes formerly blind were able to run in the New York Road Runners Race.; The Big Apple Funds for the surgery were ..Made possible through a grant from Lions Clubs International Foundation. Guests District Governor 20-R2 Phillip Carreon, Eleanore Carreon..Sidney Hershman Chariman for " SightFirst"
Other shows were filmed on Location at the Fifth Avenue Homeless Shelter in Harlem . The Director of the Center Sister Leontine O'Gorman a Sacred Heart Nun conducted a tour of the center. We were able to speak several with residents of Harlem who were very gratefrul for the assistancde some of them had families.
The Homeless persons were eager to speak on Camera and ask for help, . Sister Leontine O; Gorman also discussed the shortage of food ,clothing and basic essentials .
God,s Love We deliver.
Early one monring Ingrid Leacock Sid Hershman Bob Tompkins and a few other Lions visited the facilities of
" God,s Love We Deliver" Where meals were prepared by a group of volunteers. The meals were delivered to Home bound Aids patients . One recipient requested to be interviewed at his home. ..His story is heartwarming.
Dr M.C. Modi of India . "The Touring eye Hospital in India "
Dr Modi is a member of Lions Clubs International . The Mobile hospital and the team of doctors travel to the villages in India . They set up camp and perform free eye surgery. The patients sleep in the camp overnight and receive food and other supplies from Rotary club International, WHO and several Corporations. Dr M.C. Modi is listed in the Guinness Book of world records.. he performed 838. eye surgery operations in one day.
Sight Programs ( see page)