Meeting Minutes January 16, 2014

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Jan 16, 2014

Regular meeting of the Johnson City Lions Club held January 16, 2014 at the Johnson City Country Club, Johnson City, TN37604

(14 members present and 1 guest)

(Note – By vote of the membership, the regular meeting normally scheduled for Jan. 2 and Board meeting of Jan. 9 were not held due to the closing of the Johnson City Country Club for scheduled annual maintenance.)

The meeting was called to order at 12:25 PM by King Lion Sterling Winn.  VDG Lion Ed Gibbons asked the blessing and Lion Mike Ferguson led the pledge.

Lion Tom Terry won the drawing.

King Lion Sterling announced if anyone would be interested in serving as an officer for the club, please contact Lion John Merriss or Lion Steve Campbell.   

Lion Debbie Shipley made the announcement about the Valentines dinner on February 14, 2014 at 6:30pm.  This will be held at the Johnson City Country Club.  Please mark your calendar for this special event and RSVP to Lion Debbie.  The club decided to not have a meeting on February 20 (Third Thursday regular meeting) in lieu of the Valentine’s dinner.  The motion was made by Lion Ken Gough, seconded by Lion George Winton. Motion Passed. 

The District 12N Convention will be held on February 21 & 22, 2014, at the Best Western Hotel in Morristown, TN.  All Lions are encouraged to attend this convention. 

The Honorable Lion Tamer CB Willis introduced our guest today.  Kay Culver was the guest of Lion Ann Vandreumel.  

King Lion introduced our speaker for the day.  Our very own Lion Ken Gough updated our club on The Tweetsie Trail.  The trail is actually the former ET&WNC (“Tweetsie”) railroad right-of-way.  It will provide opportunities for walking, hiking, running, biking, etc. on a relatively flat grade in a natural setting.    

The meeting was adjourned at 12:58pm.

– Steve Campbell for Secretary John Merriss

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