San Pedro Lions Club hosts 36th Annual National Convention
The convention kicked off on Friday, May 2, 2014 with an official opening ceremony attended by club members from the Belize City Lions Club, Belmopan Lions Club, San Estevan Lions Clun and Chetumal Lions Club. Lion members and guests visited the various hospitality booths set up by the different clubs. Members of the different Lions Club were treated to fun day at Hol Chan Marine Reserve and also participated in the Lions Cabinet Meeting, Queen Pageant and Club Presentations. On Sunday, May 4, 2014 the convention came to an end with mass service at the San Pedro R.C. Church and concluded with a Lions and Citizens parade through the streets of downtown San Pedro.
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San Pedro Lions host the 36th Annual National Convention
The events continued on Saturday March 3rd with a Cabinet meeting that saw various Lions discussing projects being executed in their respective communities. They also discussed critical problems affecting their respective club and other Lion matters. The Lion members took the afternoon off and went on a fun field trip to Hol Chan Marine Reserve.
That evening, the Lions hosted the crowning of a new Zone queen. After presentations were made by the various clubs and queens, Arlethe Lima of San Pedro Town was crowned the new Belize Lion Zone 59 National Queen. Traditionally the queen from the club who hosts the convention is crowned the Zone Queen.
On the final day of the convention, Lion members attended an ecumenical church service at the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church that was dedicated to the Lions and the work they do. Following the mass, the Lions and Leos paraded through the principal streets of San Pedro Town, stopping at the San Pedro High School. A short closing ceremony was also held, in which prizes and awards were distributed to different clubs for their participation in the various events over the weekend.