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 – September 9, 2008

 

Lions Don Vineyard (not here, draw again) #18 and Dale McKinney #1, were absent and Lion Marcy Harrell #17 won the double pot, including last week’s roll over.

 

Guests were Past Council Chairman Lion Jeff Boone from Paragould and Kathy Gibson with the American Red Cross.  We had 17 members present.

 

Lion Jeff reported the results of Lions International Campaign Sight First has netted contributions of more than $200 million dollars with District 7-0 giving $50,000, the most in Arkansas.

 

This Saturday, September 13, we have a final work day at Dyean’s House scheduled beginning at 9:00 AM.

 

Tuesday night we had 7 members attending the Car Show Committee meeting.  The next scheduled meeting for the Car Show Committee will be Monday, October 20 at 7:00 PM at Forest Home Church of the Nazarene.  The dates of the 2009 Car Show  are April 3, 4, & 5.  Be thinking about  show sponsors.  Lions Ken Helman and Curt Hodges are co-chairmen for show sponsors.

 

Sign up next Tuesday to work White Cane on September 25 & 26 at the Wal-Mart Store on Highland.  We need every member working at least 1 – 11/2 hour shifts or more.

 

Our speaker this week was Ryan Norris, State Supervisor for Donor Collections of The American Red Cross.  500 units of blood is needed per day and 100 units of platelets per day is needed in Arkansas to meet patients needs.  Blood and platelet donations can be made at the American Red Cross at 1904 Grant Ave.  To schedule an appointment call Kathy at 870 268-1970.  Platelets can be donated every two weeks.  A platelet donation can be made 72 hours after a whole blood donation, provided the donor’s iron level is high enough, and no aspirin products for 48 hours prior to donating platelets.

 

Scheduled programs:

            September 16  Business meeting

            September 23  Paul Betz, CEO NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital

            September 30  John Beineke, local author

 

Invite a guest next week.

 

 

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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