Rockton Lions Club General membership meeting February 18, 2016 6:30pm FIBS Restaurant
President Kerri led the Pledge of Allegiance. Announcements: Girl Scouts are back with a thank you note and cookies to delivery and sell. Awards: Person is not here to award. District Convention: April 1-2 in Rockford State Convention May 21st in Springfield Men’s night out at Sanctuary Spa Friday February 19th; Collecting eyeglasses for the LIF This is the second or third event she’s held to benefit the Lions in some manner. Rockton Lions will have our own YouTube channel starting up soon.
Guests: Jerry and Beth Cassler guests of Lions Jeanna and Rick Woods Scott Paccignini guest of Lion Tami Verstraete Kelsey Kanneberg guest of Lions Andy and Arianne Honkamp Rockford Noon Lions member Marguerite, President Rockford Noon Lions Mary and Dennis Nelson Rockford Noon Lions Carol and Harold Owens Future Leader Dogs Gretta and Libby Swearing in of new members: Scott Paccignini and Kelsey Kanneberg Fundraiser for Leader Dog and the CS+H Trivia night being put on by Rockford Noon Lions, April 30th $10 each to attend Raffle tickets being sold to pick the Owens’ new Leader Dog Puppy’s name. Silent Auction, Food and beverage for purchase. Leader Dog Demonstration Secretary’s Report: Emailed out, called for motion to approve. Lion Jeanna motioned and Lion Lori seconded. Motion to approve carried unopposed. Treasurer’s Report: Report handed out. Donations read into the minutes from the budget: Girl Scouts $250 CS&H Golf outing $300 Ben Campagnoni Park Bench $900 Called for motion to approve. Lion Karen motioned and Lion John P. seconded Motion to approve carried unopposed. Tail Twister: Happy Bucks: Lion Erica $5 for men’s night coming up at the spa. Lion Jeanna $2 Flame of Hope Award for Special Olympics –Recognizing Lion Pat Hoey Lion Erica $1 follow up happy buck for Flame of Hope Award Lion Kerri $1 Medical bills are taken care of. Lion John P. $5 Two houses listed, one sold, all the bands for OSD are locked. Lion Lori $2 Gained a daughter in law and found out about grandbaby #2 coming. Lion Dick $1 He can wear pants again. The cast is gone. Lion Kerri $1 Follow up that Dick is wearing pants and $1 for the visiting Rockford Noon Lions. Lion Allison $1 for all the adorable puppy décor. Lion Carol from Rockford Noon $1 that Jeanna is joining the Puppy Raiser family. Last call for 50/50
Ro/Ro Sign-up sheets coming around for shifts both on March 12th from 9a-4p and March 13th from 10a-3p
Leo Club Meeting tomorrow. Highlights of them coaching the Special Olympics basketball team. Rose Day SELL SELL SELL! More tickets are available if needed. Sign-up sheet not ready yet. Tickets and money can be dropped off at Lion Cathy Bellich’s State Farm Office, Lion Steve Pomahac’s Macktown Insurance office or to Lion Dick Adams directly. They can also be brought to meetings and dropped off there. OSD Next meeting will be March 2nd at 6:30pm upstairs at FIBS. General Business: Online membership surveys will be coming out soon. Please put comments where appropriate with your ratings. It’s hard to understand just with a checkmark if you disagree; more explanation will help the board better the club & meetings. LIF Chevron for the Club in honor of our $3150 donation to Camp Lions which sponsored six campers. Quiet Riots’ calendar shows Brews & BBQ on it for this year. Puppy Shower!!! Astro has a wish list on Amazon. Lion Jeanna will get this out to everyone. Melvin Jones and Foundations Fellows please get your nominations to Lion Kerri. Motion to adjourn after the 50/50 made by Lion Karen seconded by Lion Scott. Lion Jim Sahlstrom won the 50/50 and donated it to the dog food fund for Lions Jeanna and Rick Woods’ Leader Dog Puppy.