MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OCTOBER 4, 2018

JOHNSON CITY LIONS CLUB

MEETING OF OCTOBER 4, 2018

 

IT’S TURTLE DERBY TIME!!! SELL THOSE TURTLES. THE DATE FOR THE DERBY IS OCTOBER 27, 2018 AT THE JOHNSON CITY/WASHINGTON COUNTY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB STARTING AROUND 10AM. THIS IS A NEW PLACE FOR IT AND SHOULD BE FUN WITH A LOT OF PARTICIPANTS TO HELP. LION DON RAINES HAS US A FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THE DERBY. LOOK FOR IT AND LIKE IT. LION GEORGE WINTON HAS THE TURTLES ALL ENERGIZED UP AND READY. LION GEORGE ALSO MENTIONED THAT MAYBE NEXT YEAR WE MIGHT HAVE LIVE TURTLES. STAY TUNED FOR THAT. SELL, SELL SELL THOSE TURTLES!!!!

 

WE HAD A GUEST FROM THE LOUDON LIONS CLUB. IT WAS 2ND VICE DISTRICT GOVERNOR MILLIE BURKE. SHE WILL BE OUR DISTRICT GOVERNOR IN A COUPLE OF YEARS. SHE GAVE US SOME DATES OF UPCOMING CONVENTIONS AND LEARNING RETREATS:

JANUARY 18-19, 2019 IS THE LIONS LEARNING RETREAT IN MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE

 

MARCH 8, 2018 IS OUR DISTRICT 12N CONVENTION IN GATLINBURG WITH THE INTERNATIONAL

PRESIDENT COMING TO TENNESSEE. SHE IS THE FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT AND HER NAME IS GUDRUN YNGVADOTTIR OF ICELAND. THIS IS A GOOD CATCH FOR OUR DISTRICT FOR HER TO TAKE THE TIME TO COME TO TENNESSEE.

 

2ND VDG MILLIE ALSO MENTIONED THAT LIONS INTERNATIONAL IS SPONSORING CHILDHOOD CANCER AS IT NEXT LIONS FUNDRAISING PROJECT. LIONS KATHY BURROW OF THE FARRAGUT LIONS CLUB HEADS THAT UP FOR OUR DISTRICT 12N.

 

THE JOHNSON CITY CITY COMMISSION WAS SUPPOSE TO VOTE ON NAMING THE LIONS PAVILION AT LIONS PARK  AFTER LION RALPH JONES LAST NIGHT. LIONS DORIS KAIFA WAS TO REPRESENT US AT THE MEETING.

 

LION KEN GOUGH TALKED ABOUT THE HISTORY OF EYEGLASS RECYCLING AND THE TRIPS TO ROANOKES RECYCLING CENTER. LION ED BROUGHT HIM OVER 400 PAIRS OF GLASSES FROM THE ELIZABETHTON LIONS CLUB SINCE THEY ARE NOT GOING. LION KEN TAKES 3-4,000 PAIRS OF USED EYEGLASSES EVERY SIX MONTHS TO ROANOKE. HE DOES A GREAT JOB FOR OUR CLUB ON THIS. THANKS LION KEN.

 

LION DON RAINES WAS TAILTWISTER AND WAS FINING EVERYONE AT LEAST A QUARTER AND THE LION TAMER WAS KEN GOUGH AND HE WAS COLLECTING DIMES IF YOU HAD IT. IF YOU DID NOT HAVE IT, HE DID NOT GIVE CHANGE SINCE I DID NOT GET ANY  BACK FOR MY QUARTER. 

 

KING LIONS TIM TAPP MENTIONED HIS TRIP TO THE USA/CANADA  LEARNING FORUM. HE WAS CHARGED UP WITH LIONISM.

IN ATTENDANCE FOR JOHNSON CITY LIONS WAS DAVID HOWARD, ED GIBBONS, KEN GOUGH, DON RAINES, JERRY LONON, GEORGE WINTON, DORIS KAIFA, TIM TAPP, BRIAN POWELL, FRANK RAY AND STEVE CAMPBELL.

 

REMINDER- SELL THOSE TURTLES. TURN THEM IN TO LION STEVE CAMPBELL WHEN YOU SELL THEM. THE DATE OF THE DERBY WILL BE HERE BEFORE YOU KNOW IT.

 

“WE SERVE”

 

BULLSHOOTER

 

 

 

About Tom Terry

Retired IBM large systems marketing representative. stock broker, insurance agent and financial planning specialist. Member of Johnson City Lions Club since 1974.
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