The Johnson City Lions Club met in regular session on September   19   2019 at the Johnson City Country Club.  Those in attendance were Gary Harrell, Ed Gibbons, Doris Kaifa, Gayle Cox, Brian Powell, Tim Tapp, Ken Gough, David Beerman, Steve Campbell, and Billy Pike.


The Tail Twister collected 3.65 and the Lion Tamer collected .90.


Ken Gough opened the club meeting by leading the pledge to the flag and Tim Tapp was called upon to lead in prayer. VP Brian Powell led the meeting in the absence of President Shipley and he asked for prayer requests.  Requests were made for Clem Wilkes, Judy VanLandingham, Jerry Lonon and Debbie Shipley.


VP Powell read a thank you note for our assistance from David Summoni (eye exam and glasses).


VP Powell also presented a certificate to Lion Steve Campbell for his sponsorship of a new member.


Announcements were made about the Roanoke Eyeglass Recycling trip coming up in October. Ken Gough encouraged us to think about going on this trip – October 12.


The first meeting of October will be the big Turtle Derby Kickoff! All members are encouraged to get the word out.


Lion Tim Tapp won today’s drawing and donated the money to the Turtle Derby.


Lion Tapp introduced Josh Jarnigan who is a guidance counselor at Science Hill High School. Mr. Jarnigan presented an informative program on what is facing some of our youth today as well as some of the ideas for community involvement with the students at Science HIll.


With no further business to come before the club, the meeting was adjourned.


Respectfully Submitted


Tim Tapp Secretary.


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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