The Johnson City Lions Club met for its regular meeting on Thursday February 4, 2021 at 12 noon at the Johnson City Country Club. Present at the meeting were Lion Debbie Shipley (President), Lion Ed Gibbons , Lion Jerry Lonon, Lion George Winton, Lion Ken Gough, Lion Steve Campbell, Lion Judaun Allison 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 sick members and all members.
President Shipley presented Lion Steve Campbell with a pin for bringing in two (2) new members last year.
President Shipley asked the club to start thinking about electing new officers for the coming year. She suggested that anyone who is interested should send in their name before March.
President Debbie reminded the club to complete the Diabetes Awareness survey and email the results to her to be send, to the District Governor for entering the drawing at the convention.
Congratulations!! To the Johnson City club for making headline in the February District 12-N News & Views. President Debbie thanks Lion George Winton for organizing the Salvation Army Bell Ringing.
The president asked the club to encourage new members to join as things start to improve after the Covid-19 pandemic to increase our membership.
President Shipley reminded the club that the District 12-N Convention will be held on April 9 and 10, 2021. She indicated that all reservations must be made by March 22, 2021.
The State convention will be held in Nashville, April 29-May 1, 2021.
February 11th is the district meeting. If anyone is interested in attending, please contact President Debbie Shipley.
President Shipley talked about the new Lions Club being organized in Erwin. She asked members to help mentor the new coming club in Erwin. She thanked Lion Ed Gibbons for helping to get the Erwin Club started.
President Shipley, Lion Ken Gough and Lion Ed Gibbon are working on a presentation for the new incoming club in Erwin, hopefully in March. The date is to be determined.
Lion Ed Gibbon stated that members should be on the lookout for organizations in need of funds and report to the club for possible assistance.
Lion Ed mentioned that the Vision Van will be in Johnson City on May 22nd for eye screening.
The president announced that Board meeting will be on next week Thursday February 11th.
With no further business for discussion, the meeting was adjourned by President Debbie Shipley.
At your Service,