March 16, 2017


Rockton Lions Club
General Membership Meeting
March 16, 2017 6:30pm FIBS


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


Cindy and Mandy from Girl Scouts Troop 190

Sold cookies! Spoke about their year. Flying up and bridging to Jr. Girl Scouts. $864 in new uniforms. Capped at $250 donation per year

Scott and Rebecca Denowh guests of Monique

New members to be sworn in.

Sharon Booker

New member to be sworn in.

Zachary from Hulsebus Chiropractor

Spoke about health and wellness

New Member Induction Lion Monique and Lion Tami
President’s Announcements-Lion Tami

Open spots on Executive Bd.

April 6th nominations will be announced
April 20th elections

Zone meeting, we had 9 attend.

Club awarded Centennial Excellence Award for 2015-2016

District convention coming up April 1st.
State Convention mid-May
Dining in the Dark successful. Jeanna won another 50/50! We had six members attend.

Secretary’s Report-Lion Karen

Motion to approve Jeanna seconded No discussion motion to approve carried over.

Treasurer – Lion Allison

Treasurer’s report went around, Allison is not here.
Motion to approve made by Lion Scott seconded by Lion Karen. No discussion, motion carried unopposed

Tail Twister – Lion Kevin Tail Twister

Happy Bucks

Jeanna won two 50/50
Jeanna used her winnings to buy a new
30 happy bucks for completing 30 years on the force
Cyndy two bucks one for the homeless vets project
Kevin Augie’s birthday was yesterday
Jeanna Astro’s 3-week update. He’s doing great!
Brent-Dairy Haus opening in about two weeks for 35th season
Steve H. we didn’t get the snow the East Coast got
Rick W. oldest daughter home and has internship set up for the summer
Marcus W. his brother gave him his old tackle box
Monique 2 bucks for her two new members
Brent for his new member
Kim just because
John sold three houses Cheryl won Hope Foundation Ring at the event
Kim OSD happiness


Leo Club-Justin gave Tami update that they are leaving for the State Special Olympics unified competition. This is the first tournament ever. IHSA qualified. Rooming a Sr. Leo club member with special Olympian. Donated to special Olympics, $6500 in donations overall so far, this year. They will have the SO track team again this year. First Saturday in May is the competition over at Harlem High School.
Membership: Next orientation is 3rd Tuesday April 18th at Macktown Insurance. 45-minute presentation.
OSD-Lion Steve P. Committee meet beforehand. Kickoff party is March 30 at FIBS and a Countdown at Rockton Inn on March 31st. Brent meet with Kerri and he is helping her out with social media. Share the posts!! Proliferation explanation.
Rose Day-Lion Dick and John

Sell Sell Sell!
Who needs more tickets?
Next meeting is too late to turn them in. They must be turned into Dick Adams, Pomahoc, Bellich insurance, or the Kick Off party. Karen to send out separate email.

Ro/Ro April 1st and 2nd Kevin

Ro/Ro sign-up sheet going around

$20 for plenty tickets are still available-Lion Jacki
International Convention Volunteers: Sherri has information available if you want to sign up.
Hockey Rink- Steve H.

Steve went to public works meeting.
Waiting on IceHogs and the end of hockey season before anything else really happens.

Thank yous/Requests

Motion to buy the 18 vests for Troop 190 for a cost of $864 (which includes all patches and pins). Lion Jeanna seconded and motion was approved unopposed.

50/50 $61 to Brent Murray who donated back the club.
Adjourn: Motion made by Lion Steve P. seconded by everyone.