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November 2014 Bulletin

John D Albers  | Published on 12/9/2014

Calendar of Meetings and Events

Dec. 9 – Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral


Dec.16 – SNL Christmas Party - Bella Milano

Dec.23 – Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral

Dec.30 – Regular meeting noon – Golden Corral

No December Board meeting


November 18, 2014 Meeting

The meeting was held at the Golden Corral with 24 members present. President Chris Walcher presented the club with a Lions’ patch that was awarded for new membership growth. Dale Diamond gave us an update on calendar sales and they continue to outpace last year at this time. Dale encourages everyone to sell their allotted calendars and get the money to him. A sign-up sheet for the Christmas Party which is being held at Bella Milano on December 16 was passed around. If you are unable to attend a meeting please contact Jami Leslie or Chris Walcher if you are planning to attend. The hats that are being decorated for the Christmas party again this year are available to pick up at the meeting. This year we will be decorating Asian hats. There will not be a noon meeting on December 16 due to the Christmas Party that night. Tail Twister Mark Cullen fined Bill Maxey, Mitch Murdock, Dave Moreland and Dr. Paul Anthony twice. Lion of the Day was Dr. Dave Milner who introduced our speaker Robbie Roberts. Robbie is the owner of Roberts Seafood. Robbie talked to us about the history of Roberts Seafood. The 50/50 was won by Limey Nargelenas.



November 25, 2014 Meeting

The meeting was held at the Golden Corral with 25 members and two guests in attendance. The guests were Jerry Curry’s children Kathleen and Tommy. President Walcher welcomed back Patrick Lam. Membership Chairman Dr. Paul Anthony reported that he has contacted two former Lions to be speakers for January. Chris Walcher reported that the Christmas Party is at Bella Milano and cocktails at 6:00 and dinner at 7:00. Please contact him by December 9th if you plan to attend and cannot make a meeting. Tail Twister Mark Cullen fined Ron Wenger, Dean Paisley, Bob Maxey, Dave Moreland, Jerry Curry and Dr. Paul Anthony. The Tail Twister then cancelled all the fines when the Lions stated what they were thankful for in their life. Lion of the Day was Dr. David Milner who introduced our speaker Dr. Thomas Bertrand. Dr. Bertrand is the Superintendent of Schools for the Rochester School District. Dr. Bertrand was recognized as the superintendent of the year for Illinois schools. Dr. Bertrand talked to us about his school district and the joys and concerns they have. The 50/50 was drawn but nobody could find the winning ticket.