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 30, 2008



Lions Dale McKinney (#1) and Brad Carson (#44) were absent and the Tail Twister Lion Brad Baker (#50) won the pot.  Attendance was 17 members present.


Our White Cane Days last week was most profitable with a collection of $1,800 with more donations coming in from members who could not participate.  This was one of our best White Cane Days.  Thanks to all members who worked or made contributions.


Lion Albert Frankenberger announced that this Saturday, October 4, is the date of the Blessed Sacrament Fall Festival and invites all members to come and eat barbecue.


The Jonesboro-Nettleton Lions Club is sponsoring a golf tournament to be held at the Brookland Golf Course on Friday, October 17.


Our Lions District 7-0 convention will be in Jonesboro on Saturday, October 11 at the St. Bernards Auditorium with registration starting at 8:30 AM.  Our club will also be hosting the hospitality room on Friday night at the Quality Suites on Kazi St.  Drop by after work and meet our out of town guests and speaker.


Our speaker this week was Dr. John Beineke, Dean of the ASU College of Education and professor of History at ASU.  Dr. Beineke has authored several books and he gave us a book review of his latest book titled Going Over All The Hurdles of Life.  The book is based on the life of Oadess Archie, an African-American who grew up in Marion, IN, as did Dr. Beineke.

Thanks to Lion Tony Bari for the excellent programs during the month of September.  Lion Ron Erwin will be our program chairman for the month of October.


Our next flag day will be October 13 for Columbus Day.  Board of Directors meeting will be Thursday, October 16.  The next Car Show Committee meeting will be Monday, October 20th at the Forest Home Church.


Scheduled programs:

            October    7          Coach Brian Boyer, ASU Womens Basketball

            October  14          District Governor John Blackley

            October  21          Business Meeting

            October  28          Open


Today we lost another one of our good and faithful members.  Lion Bill Hester passed away on Thursday, October 2.  Lion Bill was a charter member of our club and also a Life Member.  Lion Bill was a past President and a Melvin Jones Fellow.  Our condolences go to his wife, Rosenell, and his children and grandchildren.  He will surely be missed at our meetings.



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