September 30, 2008
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.
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.
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
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
October 7 Coach Brian Boyer, ASU
October 14 District Governor John
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.