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(Updated 5/1/2018)



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Campaign SightFirst II

Lions will not allow “nothing to be done.” True to their commitment to be “knights of the blind,” Lions have launched Campaign SightFirst II.


We have set out to raise at least $150 million to continue and expand the extraordinary work of SightFirst. Lions worldwide have been working to combat preventable blindness.


If nothing is done about preventable blindness, our global population (37 million) of the blind could double by the year 2020.


Our Leadership -

District 11 C1, Zone 1, Region 1

Naresh Aggarwal

Naresh Aggarwal, Lions Clubs International President


  Dr. Naresh Aggarwal, of Batala, Punjab, India, was elected to serve as international president of Lions Clubs International at the associationís 100th International Convention, held in Chicago, Illinois, USA, June 30 through July 4, 2017.

  Dr. Naresh is chairman of companies specializing in steel and agricultural products.

  A lifetime member of the Batala Smile Lions Club since 1974, President Dr. Naresh has served with great distinction as club president and international director. He also served as chairman of the Council of Governors for MD 321 in 1989-90.

  Dr. Naresh served as international director from 1998 to 2000. He earned great appreciation by achieving significant membership growth while serving as Global Membership Team area leader. He was a faculty and group leader for DGE Seminars at three International Conventions. He also served as international board appointee three times, and as Global Leadership Team constitutional area leader (CA-6).

  Dr. Naresh is trustee and vice chairperson of Lions Quest in India Foundation and has also served on the National SightFirst Committee. He is the chief patron of Dainik Prarthana Sabha, which operates charity projects in Batala. He is vice president of Age-Care India, a charitable society for the care and welfare of elderly people. He has been trustee and patron to many other projects.

  Dr. Naresh has received 23 International President's Medals and the Ambassador of Goodwill Award.

  He is a major lead gift donor and humanitarian partner of Lions Clubs International Foundation.

  Dr. Naresh and his wife, Navita, also a Lion and Melvin Jones Fellow, have two sons, one daughter and seven grandchildren. Dr. Naresh also shares a birthday with the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones.

Our Leadership
District 11 C1
Lion Julie May, District Governor
Lion Gary Anderson, Past International Director

Muskegon Northside Lions Club
Lion Barb Pellerin, President
Lion Dennis Cobler, Past International Director






















If you’re interested in volunteering, leading projects, networking and having fun – you can do all of this and more as a Lions club member. As a Lion, you’ll perform local volunteer work to improve your community – and communities around the world.


You can join a local club that meets in person. A cyber club that meets online. Or a special interest club based on your profession, a hobby or anything you care about. You can plan a local project to protect the environment. Recycle eyeglasses to help the working poor. Or bring clean water to a remote village. Whatever you choose, you’ll be sharing, caring and making a difference.


Upcoming leadership training opportunity. Click below.




Are you looking to recycle glasses, frames, or lenses?

Click here.



Michigan Counties of

District 11 C1

Counties in District 11-C1





Fundraisers, Projects, and Educational Opportunities.

Mark your calendars:




Our meeting location is:

First Evangelical Lutheran Church

1206 Whitehall Road

North Muskegon, MI  49445

Check our map here: Map to Muskegon Northside Lions Club



The largest and best Lions Club Leadership training event in world,

the USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum is for you!

Register Here

Lions Youth Exchange Program-Michigan

Lions of Michigan has a relationship with many foreign countries. The young adult picks the countries he/she would like to visit. Some include Japan, Australia, Germany, France, Spain, Sweden, and Finland.

Below you can see a presentation about the Youth Exchange. Lions Doug and Cheryl Schneider's Italian Youth Exchange guest was Marie Vittoria Amelotti, from
Casale Monferrato, Italy.

Check out the video: Click Here (Michigan Triple Youth Exchange)


Please contact Mail:Cheryl Schneider, District Youth Exchange Chair

for more information, or check out the website: Lions of Michigan Youth Exchange

An invitation to serve

By the way, we are always looking for individuals interested in serving our community, to join our organization. Membership is open to men and women, eighteen years of age or older. Contact any member you know to extend an invitation. We meet the 1st & 3rd Tuesday.

Pancake Breakfast schedule

Come out and meet the Lion's and support the fundraising efforts by our Muskegon Northside Lions Club as we put on a delicious breakfast.

Meetings begin at 7:00PM









Words to Live by


The Slogan

The slogan of the association is "Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation's Safety" (LIONS). An unofficial slogan penned by International President Sid Scruggs - "Loving Individuals Offering Needed Services"


The Motto

The motto of every Lion is:
"We Serve."
What better way to express the true mission of Lionism.


The Club Motto

"We Do It Better - Together!"




Muskegon Northside Lions Club



Club Telephone: 231-744-8924

Club Fax: 231-719-0445

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  Sep 21-23

USA/Canada Forum, Portland, Oregon


Oct 19

Projects Night

Rockford American Legion


Nov 10-12

Leadership Institute

R.A. MacMullan Center

Higgins Lake, Michigan


Feb 16-17, 2018

Michigan Forum

Crowne Plaza Hotel

5700 28th Street SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546


Apr 14

District 11-C1 Convention



May 18-20

MD 11 State Convention

Holiday Inn

5353 Gateway Center

Flint, MI 48507


Jun 29-Jul 3rd

Lions International Convention

MGM Grand Hotel

Las Vegas, NV


Sep 20-22

42nd USA/Canada Lions Forum in Ohio



Last revised: Jun 7, 2018

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