Happy Father's Day
PROGRAMS: On May 29th our speaker was Nancy Hughes from StoveTeam International. Nancy talked about the genesis of the Ecocine stove and the current efforts of StoveTeam International including the development of local stove manufacturers in Central America. Today our speaker was Ted Fagan, Head Brew Master, Steel Head Brewery, who talked about the brewing process and the various types of lagers and ales.
RAFFLE SALES PROGRESS: Lion Andy Bakr, Raffle Ticket Manager, announced that as of May 29th we have a total of $6,036.85 in sales/donations from the Raffle. Congratulations to all you Lions who have worked hard to get us to this point so early in the selling season.
ENDING THE YEAR IN STYLE: June 15th is our annual Awards and Installation Banquet at Shadow Hills Country Club. The celebration starts at 5 p.m. Dinner choices are salmon or chicken piccata. Cost is $27 per person. Incoming President Lion Wes Reynolds has as his theme: "Think Globally, Act Locally". Emceeing the evening with his special brand of wit and humor will be Lion Jeff Musgrove. Our guest speaker will be PDG Lion Rod Bach.
HEALTH AND WELFARE: Lion PID Ed Gear, who underwent quadruple heart surgery, has returned home. Contact him via his cell or Facebook or wait a couple days for him to settle in at home before visiting.
ATTENTION MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEERS: Lion Andy has asked that you contact him if you have any scheduling questions or problems before he completes the second half of the 2013 schedule.
SIGHT & HEARING ACTION: Lion Craig Ford reported that the Sight & Hearing Committee approved 7 applications for eyeglasses through the LEAF program and 1 application for hearing help.
THE MONTH AHEAD:
12th: Sheldon Berman, Superintendent, Eugene 4J Schools
19th: Jerry Thompson, Owner/Editor, Mighty Oregon
26th: Bob Welch, Author/Columnist
MEALS ON WHEELS: Mondays: June 10: Norma & Gino Barbisan; June 17: Diane Gregoire & John Morris, June 24: Len Calvert. Thursdays: June 13: Jan Sohlman & Dick Noll; June 20: Jim Origliosso, June 27: Len Calvert. Thanks volunteers for your help.
JUNE EVENTS CALENDAR
10th: Visitation to Springfield Lions, 11:45 a.m., Roaring Rapids Pizza
12th: Food Rescue Express, 7 p.m., FOOD for Lane County
15th: Awards & Installation Banquet, 5 p.m., Shadow Hills Country Club
18th: Board of Director’s Meeting/Pizza Party
29th: Raffle Drawing, 4 p.m., Bi-Mart, 18th & Chambers
MONEY MATTERS: Club Treasurer Lion Len Calvert announced that Club members contributed $805 toward the Oklahoma disaster relief. This added to the $500 that the Board of Directors approved means we sent LCIF $1, 305 to help tornado victims in Oklahoma. Also the Board voted to fund a $400 scholarship for Camp Taloali for this summer.
Week 5: June 11th at Market of Choice on Willakenzie; June 12th & 14th at Market of Choice on Greenacres--Captain/Co-Captain: Lions Dan French & Norma Barbisan. June 13th & 15th at Market of Choice on 29th & Willamette--Captain/Co-Captain: Lions Tim Chuey & Jim Mueller.
Week 6: June 18th-22nd at Bi-Mart on River Road—Captain/Co-Captain: Chuck Blanchard & John Morris.
Week 7: June 25th-29th: at Bi-Mart on 18th & Chambers—Captain: Twila Butler
TO OUR JUNE LIONS: Evan Gentry, Yvonne Hamson, Susan Pfanner, Ralph Robinson, and Stan Stewart. Thanks to Lion John Hamson, we celebrated Lion Yvonne’s birthday with a delicious cake.
Even under ideal conditions people have trouble locating their car keys in a pocket or finding their cell phone, - but I'd bet everyone can find and push the snooze button from 3 feet away, in about 1.7 seconds, eyes closed, first try, every time!
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