2023 KY Lions State Convention

May 19-21, 2023

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center: 1950 Newtown Pike Lexington, KY 40511

Hotel Information:

Clarion Hotel-Lexington: 1950 Newtown Pike Lexington, KY 40511

Call 859-255-3281 and mention "MD43 Convention" for discounted rate $119/night

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Contact Information:

Lion Marsha Pater

(815) 919-6798


State Convention 2023 Menu.pdf

Are you a First Time Attendee to the MD43 State Convention? Use code "FirstTimer" at online checkout to save 25% off! 

We will once again have our country ham raffle, silent auction, and pin trading. Collect pins, chat with fellow lines, attend the KLEF luncheon, and membership seminars planned to help grow your club. Show your Governors that you support them! 

Melvin Jones Fellow Award 

Want to give a Melvin Jones award to a deserving Lion? Join us Sunday for our Melvin Jones luncheon and present this very important award to your deserving Lion. Get your application into LCIF now to give LCIF time to have them made. 

 Food Drive for East KY

Our Leos will be having a food drive for the people of Eastern Kentucky who were affected by the flooding. Help them by bringing some non-perishable items with you. 

"Forget Me Not" Service Project

Our State Service project this year is to benefit the veterans of Kentucky. Please help us by donating items requested to let them know we have not forgotten their service to our country.. Monetary donations are also being accepted to purchase gift cards. 

International Director Ernesto "TJ" Tijerina

Our distinguished guest speaker from MD-2 Texas Lions

Ray Ligon

Our musical entertainment Friday night!