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 - November 29, 2011

Lion Brad Carson (#44) was absent and Lion Vern Drake (#13) won the Tail Twisterís pot on the second drawing.

Our attendance was 17 members plus our speaker.  No other guests.

Our Lions Club Christmas party will be December 15, at 6:30 PM at Ginaís Place.  Please sign up for number attending next Tuesday.

Also on December 15, we will have our Board of Directors meeting at Ginaís Place at 6:30 AM.

Our Lions Club Auction is going well.  There will be an auction committee meeting next Monday 6:30 PM at Forest Home Church of the Nazarene.  All committee members need to attend.  We are still collecting auction items and sponsors.

We have just been advised that Lion Ron Erwin had a heart episode Wednesday morning.  He had a blood clot that they were able to dissolve and put in 2 stints.  He had 100% blockage in one artery.  He is doing OK and is in ICU at St. Bernardís.  Keep him in your prayers for complete recovery.

On a happy note, Lion Brad Baker is now a PaPa with the birth of a granddaughter named Madelyn weighing 8lb. and 21Ē long.  Congratulations!  Both mother and baby are doing fine.

We are still selling pecans.  Lion Bill Dickens says sales are brisk and may have to reorder some varieties.  Letís get this project concluded by Christmas.

Our speaker this week was Dr. Michael Dockter Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Chief Research Officer at ASU.  Dr. Dockter has been at ASU since 2008.  He has been working in bio medical research since 1985 working at St. Judes, University of Tennessee and St. Louis University.  Dr. Dockter talked about how ASU is growing in research enterprises.

Remember we have a flag day on Wednesday, December 7, for Pearl Harbor Day.

Monthly Programs Chairs, 2011-2012

            December    - Jim Watkins                              January      - Curt Hodges

            February      - Tony Bari                                  March         - Charles Hartwig

            April            - Jim Watkins                              May            - Curt Hodges

            June            - Tony Bari                                  July            - Charles Hartwig


Programs scheduled:

December  6    - Any Wynis, Jonathan Stanley and John Keller, K12 Fellows of ASU Ecotoxicology                            Research Facility

December 13  - Shellie Randall, PHR Director of Workforce Development & Existing Industry                                    Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce

December 20   - Business meeting

December 27   - No meeting




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