Tuesday August 12,
Lions Brad Carson
(#44), Dale McKinney (#1) and Leon Lee (#11) were
all absent and Lion Treasurer Tommy White (#25) won
the Tail Twister’s pot on the 4th
Attendance was 21
members plus 2 guests. John Erdogmus was a guest of
Lion Charles Hartwig.
It was good to have
Lion Ken Stallings back in our den this week.
Remember to sign up
Tuesday to work a flag route on Labor Day, Monday,
September 1. Lion Dave Redmon is our Flag Committee
chairman this year.
White Cane Days
will be in September. Lion Don Vineyard, White Cane
chairman, will be contacting Wal-Mart for available
dates on a Thursday and Friday.
The date for our
Lions TV Auction has been set tentatively for
Saturday, December 13. Lion Brad Baker is chairman
for our TV Auction Committee.
Our speaker this
week was Mr. Roy Ockert, the Editor-in-Chief of the
Jonesboro Sun. Ockert spoke about the role of the
media in the community. He talked about the upcoming
Jonesboro Mayoral election and vacancies on the City
Council. Mr. Ockert has been the Editor-in-Chief
since 2001 and is presently President of the
Arkansas Press Association.
August 19, will be our regular monthly business
meeting and the following week, August 26, we will
have ASU Head Football Coach Steve Roberts talking
about the 2008 Red Wolves Football Team.
September 24 - 26, the USA/Canada Lions Leadership
Forum will be at the Convention Center in Memphis.
This will be an event that all Lions will want to
attend. Lion Brad Baker will be the facilities
chairman and will need workers to help set up and
assist with duties needed to put on the forum a
couple days before the opening date.
Our membership is
now down to 32 members, including 7 Members-at-Large
or Affiliate Members. We need some new members.
Remember membership in a Lions Club is by
invitation only. Invite a guest this week.