University Heights Lions Club - Jonesboro Arkansas 72401

University Heights Lions Club

Chartered 1963

Jonesboro, Arkansas

University Heights Lions Club - Jonesboro Arkansas

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UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS LIONS CLUB

Tuesday - October 28, 2014
 
The regular meeting of the UH Lions Club of Jonesboro, Ark., was held in the Chef’s In Buffet with16 members and one guest and one speaker present. The speaker was Brittany Roedel of Jonesboro, Miss Craighead County Rice. The one guest was Jerry Casteel, guest of Bill Levins.
 
President Lion Jim Watkins called the meeting to order at 6:50 a.m. after every one had been sufficiently fed. Bill Dickens was tail twister; Donnie Kissinger the song leader and Brad Baker led the prayer.
 
Pot drawing winner was Vern Drake, Badge No. 13.
 
Miss Roedel talked to the club about rice in Arkansas, the state's leading agricultural crop. She also noted that Arkansas is the leading rice-producing state in the US and at that produces a small portion of the overall rice production in the world. Her family grows rice, soybeans and corn in Craighead County near Bay.
 
Program Chairman for October is Lion Tony Bari, who introduced the speaker.
 
Club members were reminded of a TV Auction meeting to be held  on Monday, Nov. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Forest Home Church of the Nazarene Youth Building. which is across the street from Ritter Communications off Windover Road.
 
Flags will be put out on Nov. 11 for National Veterans Day and Lions were reminded of White Cane Day to be at Walmart on Highland Drive on Nov. 6 and 7.
 
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