Rockton Lions Club
General Membership Meeting
January 5, 2017 6:30pm FIBS

Call to order & Pledge of Allegiance 6:30pm led by President Tami


DG Pam Graney and Zone Chair Kara Kelly with Eversight

District Governor Pins $3-get on the list

Joe Locke’s wife Hallie Locke
DG Pam Graney gave out the following awards:

10 year chevron Cyndy Fogarty
10 year chevron Augie Christopher
15 year chevron Bruce Werbach
Jack Lovejoy 25 year Chevron
Teal Bainbridge 10 year chevron
Paul Cannel 40 year chevron
Centennial membership awards

Jodi May
Brent Murray

Pam spoke about International President Bob Corlew. Banner to sign for him they will be brought back at the Centennial Convention. June 30-July 4th. July 1st is the parade on State Street in Chicago. 5-hours long- pretty amazing. PCC Paul Lindstrom hiring busses to go to parade.  20 for Plenty tickets handed over.

President’s Announcements-Lion Tami

Chili’s fundraiser going on through the end of the month.
District Ice Hogs night for the Lions fundraiser February 11th. $15 each with $5 going back to District 1D

Secretary’s Report-Lion Karen

Minutes from 12-1-16 Motion Jeanna second Joe motion to approve.
Key buckets
Committee Hours

Treasurer – Lion Allison

Report was passed along two sided. Motion Scott seconded by Jeanna. Report passed. 

Tail Twister – Lion Kevin King

Pin fines starting next meeting
Happy Bucks

Greenbay won division John
Bears are last John
Rick has a job!
Rick’s daughter is home for holidays and brought her boyfriend home
Trish got to buy a Yeti Costume and wear it today
Pat moved out of PSB finally starts in new building tomorrow
Sheri’s middle daughter got engaged!
Dick Adams received a bouquet from the Lions on his surgery
Brent marked one year sober
Dale Adams went through his surgery ok Tami
Jeff’s daughter got lead role in HHS play
Kerri Cubs are still world series champions
Marla going to be an aunt
Marla son has moved home and is swarming with job interviews


Leo Club Update – Lion Tami

Four Leos and families helped with Wimpy’s.
Justin was contacted by swimming coach. They have a member of the team who is legally blind now and asked to have Leos help at practice so this student can stay on the team.
Still helping with basketball and bowling for Special Olympics
Grant from American Family insurance allowed Leos to get backpacks for SO athletes

OSD Update –Lion Steve P

Has schedule of meeting dates. Next meeting Feb 2nd.
Get web items to Kerri

Pancake Breakfast Debriefing

Total $1500 almost

Wimpy’s Auction Lion Debriefing Jeanna

Total $12000 almost
Thank you for help! Need a chair for next year
Lion Brent won 50/50 and donated half back to Wimpy’s and the other half went to two teachers at a grade school that used work for Dairy Haus.
29 donors for blood drive

Wimpy’s Distribution Debriefing Lion Tami

Thanks to Montgomery Financial for donating building for auction
Thanks to Apex for use of building.
130 families and 330 kids

Christmas party thanks to Karen for a great turnout!
February Reverse Auction Lion Gennie

Slight change in plan for draw down. Original plan was to do an event but with the low amount of people it would bring in it was decided to separate dinner from draw down. Draw down tickets $25 with 1000 tickets being sold. They will be sold during Yeti Fest. Drawing during OSD. Last ticket pulled is grand prize winner. Lion Kerri asked to have info sent to her to put online.

Earmarking funds for projects? ½ to governor’s project and half to Eversight and the other half to the eye scanner district project. Lion Kerri made motion, Lion Karen seconded. Motion carried unopposed.

March event with Sanctuary Spa post-poned Lion Karen-no date scheduled at this point.
Sight and Sound Sweepstakes begins, looking for a chairperson or co-chairperson to help with this.
International Convention volunteers-Lion Sheri


Thank yous/Requests

REEF request for silent auction Scott made motions for 2 wristbands (all-inclusive weekend passes) seconded by Rick W. Motion carried unopposed.
Invoice for Stateline Chamber motion to approve for $100 made by Lion Jeanna seconded by Lion Rick. Motion carried unopposed.
Rose Day: April 7th and 8th. Must pick up roses at Event Floral by 8am that Friday. Boy Scouts getting a share. Beloit Lions selling our tickets too without getting a share.
Yeti Fest scheduled for Feb 4th. Trish will need Lions Club volunteers 10a-4p. Top three teams get 50% of money voted toward them. Can sell hot chocolate (Leos). Friday late afternoon. Sign-up sheet will be at next meeting.
Leader Dog
Stateline chamber
Canine companions with award
Golden Apple
Holiday cards

SM SF 5:30pm Rockford Noon Lions Fundraiser Meat Raffle February 23rd.
50/50 $52 Brent Murray
:Adjourn Kerri made motion everyone seconded. Motion adjourned at 7:36pm      



January 05, 2017