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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Tuesday - January 27, 2004

Lion Secretary Brad Carson (#44) was the lucky winner of the Tail Twisters pot. Attendance was good with 33 members and 3 guests. Guests were Payton Glisson, guest of his father Lion Gary Glisson and Driss Elakrich, guest of Lion Charles Hartwig. Driss if from Morocco and is teaching Arabic language at A.S.U.

We now have a house parent for Dyeannís House Mrs. Carla Benzing has been hired for the position. This week (Monday) Dyeannís House was visited by the 5th & 6th grade students of Bay Elementary School along with their counselor Mrs. Phyllis Curtis members of the Bay Elementary School Just Say No Club. They have taken the Dyeannís House as a club project and have contributed a set of bunk beds, several boxes of children's books, toys and toiletry items. There was a bus load of about 30 children and school personnel making the visit with live coverage on Channel 8 TV for the 6:00 PM Newscast. Other recent donations to Dyeannís House have been a $400.00 contribution from the Black Rock Lions Club and a $100.00 donation from the Bilco Company in Trumann.

Wrong information last week - the Car Show Committee is to meet next Tuesday, Feb. 3rd at 7:00 PM at Forest Home Church of the Nazerene. This is a most important meeting for the Car Show and need all committee members plus any other members to attend. The club will start selling ads in a program that will be given away during the Car Show. The ads cost $175 for a full page (10 1/4 X 11 1/4 inches with 4 free show tickets; $100 for a half page with 2 free tickets; $80 for a quarter page and $50 for an 1/8 page ad). We also sell the back page in color with 8 tickets for $450. All ads must be turned in by March 1st.

A Big Lions Thanks to Lion Bill Dickens and his brother Joe for putting together our University Heights Lions Club Web Site. Our web page address is


Next week the Board of Directors will try out a new location for breakfast. We will meet at Edís Catfish Restaurant Thursday, Feb. 5th at 6:30 AM any member is welcome to attend.

Our program this week was given by Ms. Sherri Beatty Executive Director of The foundation of Arts. Cherri talked about the various programs offered by The Foundation of Arts and The Art Center. This weekend January 30th & 31st the Foundationís Fabulous Follies will be at The Forum Theater at 7:30 PM.

Scheduled Programs:

Feb. 3 Presentation on fire ants made by Craighead County Extension Office

Feb. 10 Business Meeting


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