JC Lions Club Minutes of Regular Meeting Feb 18, 2016

MEETING OF February 18, 2016 

WE HAD A GREAT TURNOUT IN TODAY’S MEETING. LION ED HENLEY WAS THE OFFICIAL GREETER AND HE GREETED EVERYONE. LATER HE FOUND OUT THAT IF HE DID NOT, HE WOULD BE FINED BY THE TAILTWISTER $1 PER MEMBER.

NEW LION TRANSFEREE BRIAN POWELL WAS OFFICIALLY WELCOMED AS OUR NEWEST MEMBER. HE IS MINISTER OF HARRISON CHRISTIAN CHURCH LOCATED OFF OF BROWNS MILL ROAD. WELCOME LION BRIAN. HIS EMAIL IS BRIAN@HARRISONCHURCH.COM.

ALSO A TRANSFER FROM THE GREENEVILLE LIONS CLUB TO OUR CLUB AND NEWEST MEMBER OF THE JOHNSON CITY LIONS CLUB IS LION DJ NARON. HER EMAIL IS DJNARON@AOL.COM.

DJ WAS A MEMBER OF OUR CLUB UNTIL SHE TRANSFERRED TO FLORIDA AND THEN MOVED BACK TO GREENEVILLE AREA AND BECAME A MEMBER THERE. WELCOME BACK LION DJ.

TAILTWISTER LION GEORGE WINTON WAS AT HIS OFFICIAL DUTIES PICKING UP FINES. LION TAMER JERRY LONON WAS HIS OFFICIAL GROUCHY SELF UNTIL HE WAS OFFERED A SNICKERS CANDY BAR. HE INTRODUCED OUR GUESTS. THEY WERE ANNA STANLEY, WITH FOOD CITY AND ROBERT ARMSTED, RETIRED FROM THE PRESBYTERIAN MISSION WORK, AND PREVIOUS LION/SECRETARY JOHN MERRISS WAS WITH US TODAY. HE SAT BESIDE LION TIM TAPP AND LION TIM INTRODUCED HIM AS HIS GUEST. I GUESS LION TIM WAS THE ONLY ONE TO CLAIM HIM.

THERE WAS A DONATION SIGN UP SHEET FOR OUR WAITRESS WHO JUST UNDERWENT SURGERY AND IS HAVING A HARD TIME. ANOTHER DONATION WAS TO LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL FOR THE ERADICATION OF MEASLES.

LION DEBBIE SHIPLEY HAD AS HER GUEST SPEAKER, TONY AND BETTY SMITH WITH THE ST. BALDRICK’S FOUNDATION. THE FOUNDATION IS THE WORLD’S LARGEST VOLUNTEER-POWERED ORGANIZATION FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER. THEIR WEBSITE IS WWW.STBALDRICKS.ORG AND PHONE # 1-888-899-BALD. REMEMBER WE SERVE.

ewspectfylly submitted by

Ed Gibbons PDG and

BULLSHOOTER 

About Tom Terry

Retired IBM large systems marketing representative. stock broker, insurance agent and financial planning specialist. Member of Johnson City Lions Club since 1974.
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