Tuesday - March 22, 2005
Lion Gary Glisson (#9) won
the Tail Twister’s pot on the first drawing.
Attendance this week was
25 members and 2 guests. Past District Governor and Council
Chairman, Lion Jeff Boone, was a guest of the club.
Our 16th annual
Jonesboro Auto Show was a huge success with 170 cars and
trucks, 12 motorcycles and 8 vendor booths. Chairman Lion Brad
Baker estimates our net profit from the show will be
approximately $14,000. A BIG LIONS ROAR goes to Lion Brad
Baker and the entire Car Show Committee for a job well done.
Our general membership also participated real good Friday,
Saturday, and Sunday.
Our speaker this week was
Judge David Laser. Judge Laser has been the Circuit Judge for
District 9 since 1999. Judge Laser talked about the Craighead
County Drug Court he presides over 2 evenings each week. The
Drug Court is an intensive rehabilitation program for drug and
alcohol law violators and supervised by the court and
Next week we will have Mr.
Jim Dean representing the Boy Scouts of America. How many
Eagle Scouts do we have in our club?
The Nominating Committee
for nominating new officers will be meeting soon. Lion Tommy
White is chairman and the past presidents will serve on the
committee. If you would desire to serve your club next year as
an officer, please advise one of these members of the
nominating committee. We need to have the new officers elected
by our next business meeting of April 19.
Lions Ron Erwin and Bill
Hester will be our Program Chairmen for the month of April.
They have the following programs scheduled:
April 5 - Dr. Connie Meeks
- Subject: Obesity in Children
April 12 - Jason Wilkie,
Director Jonesboro Parks and Recreation Department
April 19 - Business
The Arkansas Lions State
Convention will be May 6 - 7 in North Little Rock. Advise Lion
Secretary Ken Stallings if you plan to attend.
Convention, June 27 - July 1 in Hong Kong, China.
Mid South Annual
Meeting/Auction, June 10 - 12 in Memphis.
LWSB Arkansas Presidents’
Weekend, Little Rock, June 24 - 25
LWSB Visiting Lions Day,
Little Rock, August 26 - 27