November 5, 2015


Rockton Lions Club
Meeting Minutes                                                                                                             11-5-15 FIBS Restaurant

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

MD1 Forum deadline to register is tomorrow.
Zone meeting November 17th Sam’s on Riverside $15
Ex. Board Meeting moved to 12-9 due to Charter night for the Leo Club
Chili Fundraiser discussed
Lions John and Brent received  pin awards for sponsoring three new members each last Lion year.

Swearing In of New Members

New Lion Doug Nelson sponsored by Lion Jodi May
New Lion Tricia Diduch sponsored by Lion Brent Murray


St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry

Lion Mike Ryan
Lion Kerri presented them with a check for $10K

Old Stone Church Food Pantry

Don VanSchelven
Lion Kerri presented him with a check for $10K

Secretary’s Report

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

Treasurer’s Report

Report passed out

Donations made as follows:

2500 CS&H
500 Golden Apple
1000 Circle of Change
750 Chamber of Commerce
1500 Barbara Olson School of Hope
1000 Hospice
5000 Leader Dog
5000 HHS Wrestling

Question about Oktoberfest and BBQ & Brews

BBQ & Brews money was fronted by Town Square Media in the $15K deposit. The donation came out of that money. There was a late bill that came and we will be receiving around $150 to cover everything.
Oktoberfest. Ryan Asta has told Kerri that they have a donation check for us, amount unknown at this time.

Motion to approve made by Lion Karen and seconded by Lion John. Motion carried unopposed.

Tail Twister

Last call for 50/50
Happy Bucks

Lions Shirts

Only 1 misorder so far which isn’t bad.  =  )
Make your checks out to Rockton Lions
Lion David is still taking orders.

Lions T-Shirts

$10 each Lion Kim passing around sign-up sheet

Lions Yearbook

Lion Kim is retaking pictures for our yearbook. See her before you go.

Leo Club

November 18th Ebenezer Brown’s 6:30-8:30 is Charter night
Need sponsors for the kids $20 and you get to pin them.
Kids are helping with Wimpy’s doing a sock and underwear drive
They have been coaching the Special Olympics basketball team at the school
They bought Jerseys for the team
Justin’s room is 1405

Peppermint Swirl Blood Drive:

November 22nd
Need help (Lion Jeanna will help)



Collecting names from churches, daycares, and schools
Auction-using the same sports memorabilia company as last year
We have signed guitars from OSD artists
Phone calls are about 85% done
Need baskets (empty ones)
Tentative dates set up for making baskets
Need 8ft tables (Lion John and Lion Jeanna have them)

Pancake Breakfast

Openings still to fill
Looking for someone to chair this event for next year

Parade Float

Lion Cathy donated her float from last year.
Hay bales donated
Need newspapers
Lion Shannon has the float at his house
Need blue or gold lights donated
Leos will ride float throwing candy…need candy donated too
Banners for either side-Olson Signs.

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


Last sponsorship committee meeting the group came up with a great referral plan.
Initiate referral for $1000 or better you get to invent a flavor of Dairy Haus ice cream and will partake in 4 gallons of it!
Get your leads to Lions John P., Erica S., Steve P., Scott W., Monique W.

February Event Committee

Need to decide before Thanksgiving
Many ideas
Get Trish involved from the Village

50/50 winner Steve P. $76

Motion to adjourn made by Lion Jeanna seconded by everyone.
Next meeting Thursday, November 19th 6:30pm FIBS