The 32nd MD 60 Convention held in Trinidad from May 22-27 was indeed a “roaring” success.¬† The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens (LCTG) in the Cayman Islands was once again recognized for its outstanding contributions to the Cayman Islands community and for its organizational skills, efficiency and quality of projects at District levels in the Caribbean, and was named Club of the Year for Multiple District 60B.
Lion Lloyd Barker, MJF, District Governor of MD 60B told the Lions present at the convention that LCTG had accomplished all of his major goals for the lionistic year 2011-2012 and that the club had made him especially proud by sponsoring an Alpha Leo Club at the Clifton Hunter High school in Grand Cayman.
The club was also the recipient of several district and international awards.¬† Our President, Lion Belinda Blessitt Vincent received the President of the Zone, Zone 4B award, our secretary, Lion Norma McField, PMJF, was also awarded the Secretary of the Zone, Zone 4B. The club also received an award for its Health and Wellness projects. Lion Melrose Gooding, MJF our Zone Chairperson 4B District 60B and past president of LCTG received the International President Certificate of Appreciation Award in recognition of distinguished achievements in fulfilling the mission of Lions Club International. Lion Elva Smith (our President elect) was also appointed as a District Officer and will be part of the part of the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) team for the lionistic year, 2012-2013.
The convention provided many opportunities for Lions to develop personal skills and to share lionistic experiences and was attended by Lions across the Caribbean region.
The Lions Clubs of Tropical Gardens in the Cayman Islands is a member of Multiple District 60 which includes the Lions Clubs in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and US Virgin Islands.
Lion President Belinda said that these awards and appointments was a perfect culmination to a year of hard work by her club.¬† She gave special thanks to her club members and friends of lions who she said, helped to make her year a success and who made her theme a reality, ‚ÄúPassionate Members Working Together to Build a Better Community”.