Friday, April 17, 2015
53d MD 308 Lions Convention - Day 2, 17th April 2015
President Yvonne and Irene checked out very early from Georgetown Berjaya Hotel in City Centre to Equatorial Hotel the Convention main hotel, to attend the “Know your LCIF” session at 9 am, whereby all Melvin Jones recipients this year get to receive their MJF Special Pin from Past International President Dr. Wing-Kun Tam. This year President Yvonne became a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow. Besides that, three other workshop for the morning program included Centennial Service Program, Hearing Preservation presentation and Youth Camp & Exchange Conference.
Jessie and Lynda were in time for the MD 308 First Plenary Session & Convention Opening Ceremony which commenced at 12.30 pm. After the MD 308 First Plenary Session. Club representatives were to assemble at the foyer for the Convention Opening Ceremony which includes the Club Banner Presentation. President Yvonne parade with the PJ Mutiara Banner while Irene assisted our 'grandfather club' in holding the LC Petaling Jaya banner for PDG Woon Fong Piew. With the limited space for the parading delegates, it was quite a disoriented sight at that moment in time, nonetheless, the event ended in time for the arrival of Guest of Honor, The Right Honourable Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng, came to give his keynote address. All the official event ended at 4.30 pm and we rested for an hour before getting ready for the Sub District Fellowship Dinner held at the Grand Ballroom with 600 pax.