2019 District Convention​, May 3-5, 2019

Ramada Plaza

Gillette, Wyoming

District Governor Craig Thompson invites you 
to the Wyoming (District 15) State Convention
Celebrating 100 Years of Lions Clubs in Wyoming
Host Clubs, Cheyenne Lions Club (founded in 1920)
and the Lions Clubs of Laramie County: 
Pine Bluffs, Cheyenne Frontier and Cheyenne Sunrise 


Click here for the Convention Registration Form 

Click here for the Convention Agenda 

Click here for theConvention Issue of the We Serve​ 

2020 State Convention Cancelled

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100 Years of Lions in Wyoming

​Cheyenne Lions Club, founded June 5, 1920

The Plains Hotel in years past.

Convention Hotel: 

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Wyoming Capitol Building

Plains Hotel Lobby

Depot Plaza

Botanic Gardens in Lions Park

Ceiling in the Lobby

Past International President Preston has been a Lion since 1974. He has held many offices within the association, including club president, zone chairperson, district governor and council chairperson. In addition, he has served as leadership, Lions Quest and MERL chairperson for his multiple district. He was also chairperson of the 1994 International Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, and the 2003 USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum in Portland, Oregon; and a national multinational coordinator for Campaign Sight First II where he exceeded his goals. In recognition of his service to the association, Preston has received numerous awards, including the 100% Club President Award, the 100% District Governor Award, a Key Member Award, a Medal of Merit, 11 International President’s Awards and an Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor granted by the association to its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow. In addition to his Lion activities, Preston is past president of United Way of Yavapai County and a former board member of the Lions Foundation of Arizona. Past President Preston and his wife, Joni, also a Lion and Melvin Jones Fellow, have two sons, one daughter and nine grandchildren.

International Guest 

JOSEPH PRESTON PAST INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT Joseph “Joe” Preston, of Mesa, Arizona, USA, was elected to serve as president of The International Association of Lions Clubs at the association’s 97th international convention held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 4-8, 2014. Past President Preston is a fleet sales manager. A member of the Mesa Thunderbird Lions Club, 

We Serve

Lions of Wyoming - District 15