Rockton Lions Club
Meeting Minutes 21 members present
                                                                                                                                                11-19-15 FIBS Restaurant

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

Lion John Peterson
Lion Kerri Wallace            10 years
Lion David Kiesewetter 40 years
Lion Dale Adams               25 years
Lion Cathy Bellich             15 years

Todd Praneis from Boy Scout Troop 619

Gave presentation including presentation of budget for the year.
Requested donation of $3196

Lion Kerri has shirts to hand out in Lion David’s absence.
Our sweaters and shirts were a big hit at the MD1 Forum
Zone meeting on 17th-we received our missing awards 5-star club, 100% club, 100% secretary, 100% president. Lots of team building exercises. New initiatives
We received the 2015/15 Membership Growth award patch for our banner.
Leader Dog: Response to our $5K donation. Lion Kerri received a personal phone call from a LD Client.
Award Chevrons

Secretary’s Report

Minutes were emailed out.
Motion to approve made by Lion Steve P, seconded by Lion John P. Minutes were approved without opposition.

Treasurer’s Report

Report passed out

Donation from Goodsearch/
Lion Kerri explained how this program works, much like local Fatwallet does, except the cash back comes to the charity. Will send out a link and directions to the club. We are over $1000 for a 14 month usage period just for normal online activities of a few people.
Motion to approve report made by Lion Karen, seconded by Lion Bruce. Report approved without opposition.

BBQ & Brews 2016

Lions Jeanna and Rick Woods will be the new co-chairs for next year’s event. Yay! Thank you!

Tail Twister

Last call for 50/50
Happy Bucks

Peppermint Swirl Blood Drive:

November 22nd
Need all negative blood types and B+
RRVBC has overage of +’s on the shelf right now

Twenty for Twenty Raffle

Taking the place of the old calendar raffle
Your number is good for the entire year. Drawings three times a week.
If your number hits they will mail you a check.

Sight and Sound Sweepstakes

Tickets are in.
If you sign them out you are responsible for either turning them back in or paying for them.
Drawing is at state convention in 2016

Leo Club:

Good kids
Great charter night
Justin’s speech was AMAZING!
Sock and underwear drive going on for Wimpy’s



119 Families this year with 300 kids so far.
Banks, Apex, Chemtool, Schools, Bedazzled Salon asking for more families.
Using donated space by Lion Steve P. again this year. Thank you Steve!
Deliveries will start December 19th at 9am
If you can help deliver get your name to Lion Tami or Lion Jodi.

Wimpy’s Auction

Will need help with basket making first week of Dec.
Donations are down this year.
Need actual baskets if anyone has some.
Lion Jack has two sets of tires
Lions Jeanna, Tami and Karen can help with basket making

Pancake Breakfast

Juice, milk, batter have been sponsored by a mystery benefactor….give you three guesses who. Thank you mystery benefactor!!
Need a syrup sponsor-Lion Theresa said she will cover it
Goodies for pancakes (whipped cream, chocolate chips, and candies) this year
Lion Bruce confirmed the sausage has been ordered.
Santa will be there in his new suit at 9am.
Looking for someone to chair this event for next year

Parade Float

Candy has been donated by Lion Kevin. Thank you!
Hay bales have been delivered.
Looking to put a cheap Christmas tree on the float
Still need blue and yellow lights
Lion Kevin driving the float in the parade
Leos will be riding on the float

Christmas Party

Email will go out and Jotform will be put on website to RSVP

Decorating park

Nov 21 8a-11a
Planters to be done
Park to be lit and decorated
Bloody Marys at Rookie’s afterward
Rain, Snow or Shine brings hats gloves and wire cutters, pliers.

February Event Committee

David met with Brent and Trish.
9a-12p snow shoeing
Settler’s Park snowman making
Possibly do a pasta dinner fundraiser instead of chili cook off

Lions to run dinner
Ask restaurants to sponsor especially Ray’s

Very little support/feedback on surveys sent out.


Next meeting December 3rd 5:15pm at FIBS due to holidays


Boy Scout Troop 619

Approved budgeted amount of $3K for troop.
Motion to approve additional amount out of misc. line on budget made by Lion Kevin, seconded by Lion Jack. Motion carried unopposed.

Roscoe Middle School

Cerebral Palsy student in need of a Novachat 12 device.
$5400 -80% which is what family’s insurance covers ($1178)
Motion by Lion John Peterson to pay half directly to the provider seconded by Lion Bruce with a challenge to the Roscoe Lions to match funds. Motion carried unopposed.

Thank You Notes

Don at the Old Stone Church food pantry for the donation
Barbara Olson School of Hope for donation
Circle of Change for donation

T-shirts for $10 should be ready next week. If you owe please pay Allison.
50/50 $60 to Lion Lindsey
Motion to adjourn made by Lion Kerri seconded by everyone. Next meeting 12-3 6:30pm at FIBS.

November 19, 2015