MILPITAS — The Milpitas Executive Lions Club, District 4-C6 held its third Annual Event celebrating differences, a Special Kids and Family Day special event last April 23 in the Milpitas Recreation Department on East Calaveras Blvd. The event was well attended with the presence of families, children, and members of this prestigious Lions Club.
The District’s mission among others, include providing challenged children, adults and their families with a Special Day to enrich, entertain, and honor these special individuals for their courage , determination and positive attitude about life.
Special guests who graced the occasion included: Assembly member Kansen Chu, Vice-mayor Marsha Grilli, Council member Bob Nunez, City of Milpitas Recreation Director, Reene Lorentzen, Past District Governors Karen Fillmore and Jan Miller, second Vice District Governor Thelma Batilo and MEIC President Cris Heiny.
“I am so proud to continue my time and dedicated services for the past three years in this worthy cause and serving our children, and their families. I do not mind walking extra miles just to give these individuals with different abilities a fun–filled day of indoor and outdoor activities , including memorable entertainment from the Dream Achievers Band composed of Musicians with Autism, in this year’s celebration, ” said Maricris Llamas Benitez who is the Event Coordinator.
Benitez’ tireless efforts in making sure that this annual event will continue with much support from the community is commendable. With much participation and involvement from the community she serves with vibrant energy. She sincerely offers her thanks to those who gave their time to make this event a swell and a successful one. (Charito Benipayo)
For membership, or other information regarding Lions-District 4 C6, may contact Maricris at (408)420-5857.