Johnson City Lion Club Regular Meeting Minutes May 6, 2021

The Johnson City Lion Club met for its regular meeting on Thursday May 6th, 2021 at 12 noon at the Johnson City Country Club.  Present at the meeting were Lion Debbie Shipley (President), Lion Jerry Lonon, Lion Ed Gibbons, Lion Charles Green, Lion George Winton, Lion Ken Gough, Lion Judaun Alison, Lion Chaitra Bommegowda  (Virtual/zoom) and Lion Doris Kaifa (Secretary).

The meeting was called to order by President Debbie Shipley.  President Debbie Shipley led the opening prayer. Prayer was offered for all members. It was great to see Lion Jerry Lonon back, after being hospitalized.

President Shipley CONGRATULATED the club for presenting $1500.00 on Tuesday 5/4/2021 to the Erwin Library to assisted with their Teen Center. The club made Headline News on WJHL and WCYB for the presentation.

President Shipley reminded everyone about their raffle tickets money which is due in June.

President Shipley reported to the club that the District 12-N Convention went well. Lion Steve Campbell, Lion Ed Gibbons, and Lion Doris Kaifa attended the Convention.

Lion Ed Gibbon presented Lion Debbie Shipley with a Service Award from the District Governor and International President.

President Shipley talked about the new Lion Club to be started in Erwin. Currently there are twelve (12) members who are signed up.  It is still in a working progress. They are working on getting 20 members.  She asked members to be opened in helping mentor the new coming club in Erwin.

President Shipley mentioned that the Vision Van will be in Johnson City on May 22nd for eye screening. Lion Ed Gibbons will send out address for that day for anyone who wants to help.


President Debbie Shipley announced that she will be having a party for all members of the club on June 3rd, next regular meeting. Awards will be given on that day. She is encouraging everyone to attend.

The president announced that Broad meeting will be on next week Thursday May 13thth.

Other Business:

With no further business for discussion, the meeting was adjourned by President Debbie Shipley.

At your Service,

Doris Kaifa-Secretary

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