The Johnson City Lion Club met for its regular meeting on Thursday June 3rd, 2021 at 12 noon at the Johnson City Country Club. Present at the meeting were Lion Debbie Shipley (President), Lion Ed Gibbon and Theresa Gibon, Josh Gibbons, Lion Judy Vanlandingham, Lion Chaitra Bommegowda and family, Lion Judaun Alison, Lion George Winton, Lion Ken Gough, Lion Steve Campbell, Lion David Beerman and Lion Doris Kaifa (Secretary).
The meeting was called to order by President Debbie Shipley. Lion Steve Campbell led the opening prayer. Prayer was offered for all members.
President Shipley presided over her last meeting as president and introduce the president elect, Lion Steve Campbell. She asked everyone to support the incoming President.
Lion Doris Kaifa announced the drawing and President Debbie Shipley won the drawing. She donated the money to the Turtle Derby.
President Debbie Shipley thanked everyone for coming out on May 22nd to help with the Vision Van. She reported that about nineteen (19) people were assisted with eye exam and glasses.
A Special Presentation of the MELVIN JONES FELLOW AWARD was made to the secretary, Lion Doris Kaifa for her dedicated service to the club. Lion Ed Gibbon also presented A Melvin Jones Fellow AWARD to his wife for 52 years, Theresa Gibbons for her support over the years.
President Debbie Shipley introduced the District Governor Mildred Burke. District Governor Mildred Burke thanked the Johnson City Club for all the hard work and effort in making the Erwin club a reality.
Governor Mildren Burke also give a $250.00 check from Lion Club International Foundation (LCIF) to the Johnson City Lion Club for food project.
President Debbie brough in a special cake and gave out several awards to club members in appreciation for their exceptional hard work for the past year. Among those to received award were, Lion Ed Gibbon and family, Lion Steve Campbell, Lion Chaitra Bommegowda and family, Lion George Winton, Lion Kim Gough, Lion Don Raines, and Lion Doris Kaifa (Secretary). Everyone enjoy the cake.
The Johnson City Club and the District Governor Mildred Burke met at the Erwin Library to induct new members. Lion Ed Gibbon inducted six (6) New members, including the President.
Without further business to discuss the meeting was adjourned.
At your Service,