5M5 Mid-Winter Convention Schedule

January 5-7, 2018   

Hilton Double Tree Hotel

Bloomington, MN


Friday, January 5th

  2:00 p.m.             Hospitality Room Check-in

  3:00-5:00 p.m.     Credentials – Garden Court

  4:00-6:30 p.m.     Pick-up Meal Tickets– Garden Court

  4:00-8:00 p.m.     Centennial Service Projects – Garden Court

  5:00 p.m.             Hospitality Rooms Open

  6:00-8:00 p.m.     Credentials – Garden Court


Saturday, January 6th

  8:00-9:00 a.m.     Cabinet Meeting (All Lions invited) – Bloomington Room

  9:00-10:00 a.m.    Memorial Service – Veranda Ballroom

10:00-11:00 a.m.    Credentials and Pick-up Meal Tickets – Outside Veranda Ballroom


11:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Lions Presentations and Luncheon – Veranda Ballroom     

       Doors open at 11:00 AM

Luncheon Keynote Speaker – LCI Director Patricia Vannett


  1:15-1:45 p.m.     Credentials – Bloomington Room

  2:00-4:30 p.m.     Business Meeting and Voting – Bloomington Room


  6:00-8:00 p.m.     Lion Awards Dinner –Veranda Ballroom                                         

     Doors open at 5:30 PM

o   Everyday Hero Awards

o   John Lutter Memorial Award

o   International Awards

Hospitality Rooms Open After Dinner


  8:30-10:30 p.m.   Casino Night – Garden Court


Sunday, January 7th

  7:45-8:45 a.m.     Past District Governors Fellowship – Plaza 5&6

  8:00-9:00 a.m.     Club Presidents Meeting with ID Patricia Vannett


  9:00 a.m.             Lions Breakfast – Plaza 5&6

     Doors open at 8:30 AM

o   Tail-Twisting

o   Auction of Lions Gong (Bell) and Boom Box

o   Parade of Checks

This Schedule is Subject to Change