In Memoriam Past International Director William Henry “Bill” Maguire, who served on the international board of directors from 1977 to 1979, has died. A member of the Cobourg Lions Club in Ontario, Canada, Maguire was also a hockey enthusiast who was a volunteer and member of the Cobourg Cougars Junior “A” hockey club. He received many honors including the Ambassador of Good Will Award and six International President’s Awards Past International Director Gerry Robbins of Minnesota has died. He was a member of the Pine City Lions Club since 1960 and served as an international director from 1975 to 1977. Robbins received 57 extension awards, six Presidential Awards and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor bestowed on a Lion. Past International Director Howard Towns of Florida has died. He joined the Lake Wales Lions Club in 1953 and served on the International Board of Directors from 1974 to 1976. A recipient of the Ambassador of Good Will Award, Towns also received special recognition for his community volunteerism from the city of Lake Wales and was an active member of the Chamber of Commerce. For the Record As of March 31, Lions Clubs International had 1,404,423 members in 46,725 clubs and 743 districts in 210 countries and geographic areas. Convention Countdown 2016 Fukuoka, Japan June 24-28 2017 Chicago, Illinois June 30-July 4 2018 Las Vegas, Nevada June 29-July 3 2019 Milan, Italy July 5-9 2020 Singapore, Singapore June 26-30
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