Tuesday - February 3, 2004
Our Song Leader and Lion Tamer Lion Don
Vineyard won the Tail Twisters pot on the first drawing. Our only guest
this week was Payton Glisson, a guest of his father Lion Gary Glisson.
Attendance this week was 31 members present.
At the grand opening of Jonesboro’s
new Sam’s Club Store, the manager
of Sam’s Store presented a check in the amount of $1,000 to
Mid South Lions Sight and
Hearing. Lions Brad Baker and Mark Poe were our representatives for
Last week Lion Scott received a
pledge from Mrs. Roller of Roller Farmers Union Funeral Home in the
amount of $2,500 in matching funds when
Dyeann’s House raises another
$2,500 in gifts. We raised $500 the same week, so we only need $2,000 to
receive her matching gift. Other items are coming in for Dyeann’s House.
Last week we received a pool table and ping-pong table.
Our grant application for $75,000
has been submitted to LCIF this
past week, and it appears that our chances are excellent to receive
these funds according to sources at
Lions International. We should know the results, hopefully, in a few
weeks and receive the grant in March. We also have just received word
from the 13th annual Make a Difference Day Editor that they
have received our request for their $10,000 grant and that the results
will be announced in the April 16-18 issue of USA Weekend Magazine.
This week our program was brought by
Branon Thiesse, Craighead County Agriculture Extension Agent. Branon
talked to us about Red Imported Fire Ants and how to identify and
eradicate the ants which have just recently invaded our area of
The next four weeks all club members
need to make contacts to businesses for the selling of ads in our Car
Show Program. This is a new venture to raise some extra funds for the
Car Show Project. We will also be selling sponsorships for classes in
the show. Advertising rates are $175 for full page (8x10), $100, for ½
page (4x8), $80 for 1/4 page (4x4) and $50 for business card size (2x4).
Class sponsorships are $100 for 1 class or $150 for 2 classes. The
deadline for program ad copy is March 1st.
Feb. 10 Business meeting
Feb. 17 City Team Ministries
March 20 - 21
Auto Show (move in date March 19)
March 12 Lions Day With
The United Nations, UN Headquarters in New York
May 7 - 8 Arkansas Lions
State Convention, North Little Rock
July 5 - 9 Lions
International Convention, Detroit, MI and Windsor,
Sept 9 -11 USA/Canada
Lions Leadership Forum, Reno, Nevada
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