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
Diane-President 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
Minutes were emailed out. Motion to approve made by Lion John, seconded by Lion Jodi. Minutes were approved without opposition.
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.
Last call for 50/50 Happy Bucks
Only 1 misorder so far which isn’t bad. = ) Make your checks out to Rockton Lions Lion David is still taking orders.
$10 each Lion Kim passing around sign-up sheet
Lion Kim is retaking pictures for our yearbook. See her before you go.
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)
Openings still to fill Looking for someone to chair this event for next year
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.
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