State Council Report District 31-I North Carolina August 15, 2015 District I has Begin this new year with enthusiasm. The Lions have done an outstanding job in volunteering, Organization and participation. I must give credit to the Lions Clubs and the officers and committee Chairs for the smooth transition and the awesome accomplishments we have had in July for our new district. Thank everyone for our successes. Membership in District I for July as reported from LCI shows 1395 Members. There have been 14 new members and 18 dropped members. Membership now shows a minus of 4. The Governors team has set visitation and have divided up official visitations in the district and they are going very well. Our GLT Lion Tim Williams did an excellent job on the three officer trainings . Lion Tim also held an additional training for Zone and Region Chairs. Lion Tim has also designed a map of the district and working with our GMT Lion Gene Everett to identify areas for new club development. We have a possible new club in the workings now. District I Fall convention is Nov 12-14 at The Village Inn in Clemmons . !st VDG Butch Conrad and Co- Chair Teresia Matthews are doing an excellent job. There have been two planning sessions with fantastic district attendance. Our Speaker will Be ID Linda Tincher from Indiana. Reservations are available in District I newsletter. Brighter vision workshop will be held at Camp Dogwood Wed Aug 26 at 6:30 PM A meal is available for 12.50 per person. Reservations for meal is in newsletter or send to Cabinet Secretary Ron Staley . Special Thanks to Lion Carolyn Sprinkle and Bob, and Ron Staley for the wonderful Directory. Special Thanks to Caroyln Sprinkle and Theresa Matthews For the great work on our newsletter. Special Thanks to The Governor Leadership Team and the Lions of 31-I.