Hytrol Conveyor Corp., in Jonesboro since 1962,
is one of the city’s oldest industries and employs around 800 at
this time, Phillip Poston, director of communications and marketing
told the UH Lions Club Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Started in Milwaukee, Wis., Hytrol was and still is a
family-owned business and is worldwide. The company did more than
$112-million in sales last year and expects its 2014 sales to
comprise of 20 percent foreign sales, Poston said.
The Lions Club had a total of 22 present including
Poston Tuesday. President Jim Watkins called the meeting to order at
6:50 a.m. at Chef’s In Buffet and after antics by Tail Twister Bill
Dickens Watkins, Badge No. 54, won the pot, which he subsequently
donated to the treasury.. Lion Al Frankenburg led the song; Lion
Robert Bahn the pledge and Lion Bill Levins led the prayer.
Lion Brad Baker reported on Monday night’s meeting of
the club Auction Committee and handed out forms for items to be
donated by local and area businesses for auction.
Lion Pat Snodgrass reported on the District 7-0
meeting held over the weekend at Heber Springs. Six members of UH
Lions attended and Lion Bill Levins is now District First Vice
Adjournment was at 7:36 a.m.
All members are asked to attend the gatherings and bring a
guest or two. Visitors are always welcome—no reservations are
Hartwig, Public Relations Chair
University Heights Lions Club
P.O. Box 16063