Rockton Lions Club
Meeting Minutes 30 members present
                                                                                                                                                12-03-15 FIBS Restaurant

President Kerri Wallace led the Pledge of Allegiance.
President’s Announcements

Award Chevrons
Lion David Kiesewetter 40 years
Lion Cathy Bellich             15 years (she was not here to receive this award it was just announced.)
Chili’s fundraiser runs through the end of January for LIF.
We rec’d $250 Oktoberfest donation.
Decorations for the Village
Reminder about District 1D Convention coming up on Apr. 1-2 in Rockford. Rec’d a letter requesting a silent auction basket from our club. Lion Karen will take care of putting one together.
State convention will be in Springfield May 20th.
Executive Bd. meeting next Wednesday at FIBS.
All are welcome to observe
Macktown Lions will be presenting a check for Wimpy’s to the club.
Dining in the Dark benefit for CS&H $50 a person or a table of 10 for $450 March 10th at Francesco’s in Rockford.

Secretary’s Report
Minutes were emailed out.
Motion to approve made by Lion Scott, seconded by Lion Rhonda Minutes were approved without opposition.

Treasurer’s Report
Report not ready to go yet. Lion Allison will email to Lion Karen when it’s completed to go out with minutes.
Shirt Payments still need to be collected. Lion Allison will take them offline after the meeting.
Rock River Sweep –Trisha Nelson email. Email about email we received. Discussion ensued. Motion made by Lion Scott to pass up on a donation based on the tone of the email and the presumption that the Rockton Lions would donate. Motion continued to include contacting Ms. Nelson asking her to make an appointment next Lion year to make a presentation in front of the general membership by the club secretary. Motion seconded by Lion David.  Motion carried unopposed.
Club received a letter and a check for $100 from a previous scholarship recipient thanking The Club or allowing her to pursue her education with our scholarship. Motion made by Lion Kerri to allocate the donation back into the scholarship funds. Lion Karen seconded the motion. Motion carried unopposed.

Tail Twister
Last call for 50/50
Happy Bucks
Lion Kerri $4 for the Bears game.
Lion Karen in recognition of Lion Jeanna covering blood drive while she was sick.
Lion Augie something was reclaimed. A Packer’s sweatshirt perhaps?
Lion Theresa closing on a house.
Lion Ed final trusses went on the house today.

Leo Club:
Sock and underwear drive going on for Wimpy’s
Banner is in.

123Families this year with over 300 kids so far.
Deliveries will start December 19th at 9am be in front of Pomahac’s office.
Wimpy’s Auction
Sign-up sheet going around to help at the auction.
Meet at Arcouette’s garage after the meeting to finish up baskets.
Pancake Breakfast
Lion John says we are good to go!

Lion’s Casual T-shirts
Lion Kim Pinta has them ready for cash and carry $10 each.
Parade Float
Set up in parking lot at HHS at 5pm.
Does anyone have a small generator to use on the float for the lights that Lion Kim’s group can borrow?

February Event Committee
Nothing substantial.
CS&H tour?
Social event?
Group is looking for guidance from The Club.

Lion Karen needs your old binders and sheet protectors to start getting our thank you notes and award logged and protected. Please contact her 815.243.4496 or to set up a time to drop them off or have her come pick them up please.

Thank You Notes

CS&H from Diane
Leader Dog- 2 more emails
Beloit Regional Hospice for our donation.
Golden Apple group for our donation.

T-shirts for $10 should be ready next week. If you owe please pay Allison.
50/50 $70 Lion Shannon’s gal Judy
Motion to adjourn made by Lion Kerri seconded by everyone. Christmas Party 12-17 6:30pm at Ebenezer Brown’s.

December 3, 2015