University Heights Lions Club - Jonesboro Arkansas 72401

University Heights Lions Club

Chartered 1963

Jonesboro, Arkansas

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UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS LIONS CLUB

Tuesday - February 26, 2013

At our weekly Tuesday morning meeting today, Tail Twister Tony Bari asked
the speaker (a former employee of his) to draw a winning number from the
numbers jar, and lo and behold it was HIS number -- #10.  (Needless to say,
this generated considerable commotion, but Tony at least left a few coins in
the pot to add to the fines collection.)
 
Attendance was, in addition to the speaker, 17 members and two guests: Steve
Schrantz, a new attorney in town and guest of Robert Bahn, plus Louie Ulmer,
who technically is now a club member, but not initiated yet, so he still got
a free meal.  (Louie was there with his Sponsor - and son - Lion Bryan
Ulmer.)
 
Announcements:
 
The CAR SHOW COMMITTEE had met the previous evening (Monday, Feb. 25th.)  It
was noted that we still need to get more cars registered for the show -
especially local ones.  [Keep asking car owners to sign up - the prizes are
cool!]
 
Program:
 
     February Program Chair Tony Bari introduced Brittney Johnson from the
March of Dimes Foundation, who told the assemblage about the history and
work of the March of Dimes, which was founded in 1938 by then-US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt to deal with the epidemic of polio.  After the
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polio_vaccine vaccine in 1955, which led to
the elimination of polio in the USA by1979, the organization changed its
goal to that of improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects,
premature birth and infant mortality.  Mrs. Johnson went over the various
programs that the MoD is sponsoring in Arkansas.
 
Next month's programs:
 
   March Program Chair Charles Hartwig has the following schedule of
programs lined up for March:
 
March  5:         Dr. Hans Hacker,  a constitutional law expert in the ASU
Political Science Dept. "Everything you wanted to know about the 2nd
Amendment but were afraid to ask."
 
March 12:        SVOSH member Marc Musto and colleague from the Southern
College of Optometry in Memphis. "Helping sight and recycling glasses
overseas via SVOSH."
 
March 19:        monthly Business Meeting
 
March 26:        Chris Barber, President and CEO of St. Bernards Healthcare.
"St. Bernards Today - and Tomorrow."
 
 
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Reminder: New member application forms are online at
<http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/pdfs/me6b.pdf>
http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/pdfs/me6b.pdf , and can be filled in at
that site and then printed off.
 

Invite a guest or prospective member.

 

ALBERT FRANKENBERGER, AIA
P O BOX 1991
1500 E WASHINGTON AVE, SUITE D
JONESBORO, AR 72403
PHONE AND FAX (870) 932-1364

 

 

 

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