The Johnson City Lions Club met for its regular meeting on Thursday December 3, 2020 at 12 noon at the Johnson City Country Club. Present at the meeting were Lion Brian Powell (President), Lion Ed Gibbons and guest Chaitra, Lion Jerry Lonon, Lion Ken Gough, Lion Judaun Allison, Lion Steve Campbell and Lion Doris Kaifa (Secretary).
The meeting was called to order by President Brian Powell. Lion Ed Gibbons led the opening prayer. Prayer were offered for sick members Lion Judy Vanlandinghan, Clem Wilkes and all members during this uncertain time.
Lion Ken Gough won the drawing. He donated the money to the Turtle Derby.
Lion Ed Gibbons guest, Chaitra Bomagowda turned in her application for New membership.
The president asked the Tail Twister to tell a joke, but Lion Don Raines (Tail twister) was absent today. So Lion Ken Gough told a great joke.
President Brian Powell read a Thanksgiving Card from District Governor Millie Burke. She thanked the club for serving its community even in this uncertain time.
President Brian Power asked for updates from the various committees.
Lion Steve Campbell reported that they are still collecting fund for the Turtle Derby.
Lion Ken Gough reported that he is still collecting eyeglasses.
Lion Ed reported that nuts and bolts will now have to be ordered from a Knoxville Lion club.
The club give $100 check to the waitress as a Christmas gift.
On motion made by Lion Ken Gough and seconded by Lion Steve Campbell, the club voted that the food boxes donated by the District be given to Good Samaritan Ministries for distribution in the community.
The president announced that Board meeting will be on next week Thursday Dec. 10th. Regular next meeting will be held on January 21st, 2021.
Zone Meeting set for next January.
President Brian Powell announced that he will be resigning from the Johnson City Lion Club on December 31st 2020. He will be moving to Sevierville to start a new job. He thanked the club for allowing him to serve and stated that he will miss everyone dearly.
With no further business for discussion, the meeting was adjourned by president Brian Power.
At your Service,