Minutes of the Regular Meeting, Oct. 3, 2013

Regular meeting of the Johnson City Lions Club held October 3, 2013 at the Johnson City Country Club, Johnson City, TN 37604

(16 members present and 5 guests)

The meeting was called to order at 12:24 PM by King Lion Sterling Winn.  VDG Lion Ed Gibbons asked the blessing and Lion Brandon Johnson led the pledge.

Lion John Merriss won the drawing and donated all the money to the Turtle Derby.

Lion Tamer Lion Willis introduced his guests Linda Glissen and Bob Frasier, who is not a candidate to be a Lion, but Linda is. She helped at the eye screening at the ETSU Learning Center doing elegant camera work.  Linda’s husband has been a Lion in several locations and hopes to settle in Johnson City soon and join this club. 

Lion Brandon Johnson introduced several students who will be members of the new Campus Club to be chartered 10/20/2013 and a young blind lady named Ashley who sang and played beautiful blue grass music for us.

Lion VDG Ed Gibbons moved to bring the amount pledged to the new campus club up to $465.00 (about $40.00 more than was already approved). The motion was seconded by Ken Gouge and approved unanimously.

Lion VDG Ed Gibbons moved to elect Lion Merriss to finish out this year’s term of Club Secretary. The motion was seconded by Lion Sterling and approved unanimously.

Lion Merriss announced that the last day to get turtle sales in so that they are listed in the racing form is Thursday October 24. We still need 400 sponsorships!!!!

Lion Dr. Steve Campbell introduced today’s speaker, Dr. Bryon Nolan the 9th president of ETSU. 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:59 PM.

The next regular meeting will be Thursday, September 16th, STSP.

Board of Directors Meeting will be tomorrow, October 9, 2013.

Get your turtles sales in ASAP

Respectfully submitted by Lion John Merriss

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