Tuesday - October 18, 2005
Lion Marcy Harrell (17) was
the winner of the Tail Twisterís pot on the first drawing.
Guests this week were
Mary Hartwig and Grant Gleisner, wife and son in law of Lion
Charles Hartwig. Also Gary Clark with Liberty Bank and John
Ward with Farm Bureau were guests of Lion Tommy White. Our
attendance this week was 23 members plus 5 guests.
In the absence of Lion
Secretary Ed the Tail Twister Lion Brad Baker read the
minutes of the October 13th board of directors
meeting and Lion Treasurer Vern Drake read the financial
report. As of September 30, our balance was $5,365.86 with
$2,165.95 in the Operating Fund and $3,199.91 in the
Lion Kel Helman advises
the Christmas Party at the Imperial Dinner Theater in
Pocahontas has been booked for Monday, December 19. Lion Ken
has reservations for 33. We need 7 more to meet the
guarantee of 40. Invite a friend or couple to attend with
you for a great meal and entertainment. Ken also advises
there will be a chili-fest on November 10 at Dyeannís House.
Itís time now to start
getting sponsors for our Lions Auction and items to be
auctioned. Lion Brad passed out a list of auction items
which were received for the past two years of auctions and
the member who secured the items. Please donít wait until
the last minute or week to make your contacts for
sponsorships and items. Sponsorships are $100 and $500.
PDG Pat Snodgrass
advised that the location of the 2006 Lions International
Convention has been changed from New Orleans to Boston and
the dates will be June 30 - July 4. Here is an opportunity
to have a family vacation on the 4th of July in Boston.
Our speaker this week
was Karin Gleisner, introduced by her father Lion Charles
Hartwig. Karin had a slide presentation and commentary about
her tour of duty in Bagdad, Iraq from April to September.
Karin is a civilian employee for the Department of Defense
in the Intelligence Section.
October 25 Michael
Yates, Jonesboro Chief of Police
November 1 Dr Bill
Beasley - Lewis & Clark Expedition
November 8 Steve Clayton
- Adult Education
November 15 Business
November 22 Thanksgiving
November 29 Yvonne Clark
- American Cancer Society/Relays for Life
November - Leon Lee
January - Ron Erwin
December - Tony
Bari February - Bill Hester