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August 2014 Bulletin

John D Albers  | Published on 9/8/2014
Calendar of Upcoming Events
Aug. 28 - Board meeting at Hy-Vee – 11:00 a.m.

Sept. 2 - Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral

Sept. 9 - Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral

Sept. 16 - Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral

Sept. 23 - Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral

Sept. 25-27 - Star Party fundraiser – sign-up NOW!

Sept. 30 - Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral

Speakers for September

2 – Calendar drawing & Kelly Thompson, Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House

9 – Ron Riggle, Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach at LLCC

16 – Chad Marschik, Owner and Personal Fitness Trainer of Body Symmetry

23 – Ed Wojcicki, UIS Vice Chancellor for Constituent Relations

30 – Mike Murphy, Owner of Charlie Parker’s restaurant

 

August 19 meeting

The meeting was held at the Golden Corral with 30 members and five guests.  The guests were Dale Diamond & Larry Bunting’s grandson Matt, Dave Moreland’s wife Mary, Limey Nargelenas’s grandson Gavin Martin, Mitch Murdock’s granddaughter Sydney and Evelyn Thomas’s friend Linda.  President Walcher welcomed back Dave Moreland and Josh Langfelder.  Lion Dr. Paul Anthony announced that we are having the officers and directors meeting on August 28th at Hi-Vee at 11:30.  Tail Twister James Grohne fined Josh Langfelder, Mitch Murdock, Bob Urbance and Steve Frankenstein.  Phil Brooks bought time and announced that he recently had his first hole-in-one.  Congrats Phil !!  Lion of the Day was Limey Nargelenas who introduced our speaker Chris Walcher.  Chris showed slides of various animals he encountered during his 10 day African vacation.  The 50/50 was won by Thomas Gallagher.

 
August 26 meeting
The meeting was held at the Golden Corral with 22 members and 1 guest attending.  The guest was Ray Kopeck who was brought by Dr. Paul Anthony.  President Chris Walcher and Vice President Limey Nargelenas were absent and 2nd Vice President Larry Bunting chaired the meeting.  Bill Maxey presented the club with an award for the 2nd most money donated to the Illinois Foundation for Candy Day 2013.  Bill also stated that he would be passing around a sign-up sheet next week for Candy Day this year which will be on October 3rd & 4th.  Tail Twister James Grohne fined himself $20 and was kind to the attending Lions.  Larry Bunting was Lion of the Day and he presented our speaker Jim Birge.  Jim is the manager of the Sangamon County Farm Bureau.  Jim spoke about the history of Farm Bureau and what they currently do for the farm community. The 50/50 was won by Dr. Paul Anthony.