At the 96th Multiple District 22 Convention held in Ocean City from May 7-10, Lions, Lionesses and LEOs from Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia chose their leaders for Lions year 2018-2019. The Lions of District 22W consisting of Carroll, Frederick, Washington, Allegany and Garrett counties, chose Lion Gerry Beachy, a member of the Grantsville Lions Club, to be district governor for the upcoming year. He will attend the Lions Clubs International Convention June 29-July 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he will be installed by incoming International President Lion Dr. Gudrun Bjort Yngvadottir, of Gardabaer, Iceland. Elected to the office of 1st Vice District Governor was Lion Evan Gillett, of the Roaring Run Lions Club. Lion Richard Crunkilton, of the Westminster Lions Club, was elected to the office of 2nd Vice District Governor. District Governor-Elect Beachy has selected Lion Charlie Croft, of the LaVale Lions Club, to be cabinet secretary; and Lion Susan Favorite, of the Thurmont Lions Club, to be cabinet treasurer. The new officers will assume office on July 1; a "Change of Banner" celebration meeting will be held July 28, when retiring District Governor Bonura will symbolically turn over the reins to District Governor Beachy.