04/04/2013 Regular Meeting Notes

Regular meeting of the Johnson City Lions Club held March 21st, 2013 at the Johnson City Country Club, Johnson City, TN 37604
(13 members present, 1 guests present)
The meeting was called to order at 12:32 PM. VDG Eddy Gibbons asked the blessing and Lion Fox led the pledge to the flag.

Lion Brandon introduced his guest, Nelson Espinoza Perez. Nelson is on exchange at ETSU from Nicaragua. Lion Brandon then informed the club about the ETSU Fiesta event on April 13th from 10 to 1 (set up begins at 9). This event is open to families and their children, and draws some 300 people. New Lion Ryan is trying to stir up some extra hands for this event.

VDG Eddy informed the club about the upcoming officer training at LVBI in Morristown on April 27th.

Lion Ken reminded the club about the upcoming Roanoke eyeglass trip on April 20th, and said that all eyeglasses can be dropped off to him at 710 W. Walnut Street.

King Turtle George brought up the idea of sponsoring a little league baseball team. This was tabled until next week’s board meeting.

Neslon, today’s guest speaker, talked about how he got to the US, what life is like in Nicaragua, and about a family back home that he is trying to help. After an amazing speech, the club decided that they would bring the idea of helping his cause up before next week’s board meeting.

The meeting was officially adjourned at 1:01 PM.
The next regular meeting will be on April 18th.
There will be a board meeting next week, STSP.

Submitted by Lion Secretary Brandon Johnson.

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