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Appleton Noon Lions Board Minutes

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (February 12, 2018)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton, WI. held its regular Board Meeting at the Grand Meridian on February 12, 2018. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Keller, Knaus, Nienhaus, Garnier, O’Hearn, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Dunlap, Jansen, Strelow, McNamara, Ogurek, D. Lee, S. Lee, Schuh, Acker, Bauer

The Minutes of the January 15, 2018 meeting were read. A motion was made by Strelow and seconded by O’Hearn to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

The Treasurer’s Report was reviewed. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Acct - $1,800.29 , Charity Acct - $9828.37, Special Needs Acct - $1,019.43, Tassoul Acct - $17,820.71, Becker Acct - $13,112.34. Total: $43,581.14. A motion was made by Garnie and seconded by Edinger to approve the Treasure’s Report as presented. Motion carried.

Old Business:
Rose Sale – Mark Keller reported 27 dozen roses have been sold. The drop box system is working well and he has provided rose sale training to one member. A reminder was made to provide rose recipients with the receipt indicating the sender’s name. Media Position – Carol Jansen noted that Mary Beth Nienhaus is working on developing a media relations plan. She will be putting together a calendar of Noon Lions club events/speakers to submit monthly to the Appleton Post Crescent. The information will state that any interested individuals are invited to attend the meetings. LCIF Foundation Position – Creation of the LCIF position was discussed. A recommendation was made that this be a permanent club position with membership on the board. The position should include both Lions Club International and Wisconsin state liaison responsibilities. A motion was made by Keller to create board membership for the LCIF and State Foundation liaison position. Motion seconded by Garnier and carried. The Nominating Committee will fill this position beginning with the 2018-2019 board term. Carol Jansen will check the Club constitution to clarify the board appointment process. Vision Screening – Sue Lee reported that Ascension and the Menasha City nurses are meeting to expand the role of referrals to the clinic. Significantly out of range students are flagged to expedite the referral process. Ron Dunlap noted that Shopko has authorized 5 vouchers for glasses to be used by December 31, 2018. Lens Crafters is not being pursued at this time.

New Business:
Event Invite - Mark Keller shared an email he received from the Wisconsin Herd asking if the Club was interested in attending a future game. The full club membership will be polled to determine interest.

Wheelchair Request - A request for a wheelchair was referred to Russ Grossman at the Larson-Winchester Lions Club.

Eyeglass Drop-off - A question was raised about location of general eyeglass drop-off sites. These are at Shopko stores.

Parade Participation - The City of Appleton Parade Committee sent the Club an invitation to participate in the Memorial Day Parade. It was agreed that the general membership should be surveyed regarding interest. Past participation in Flag Day Parades was discussed. Last year’s participation was in honor of the Lions Centennial year. The next significant celebration will be 2022 for the State and Noon Lions Club Centennial year. Mark Keller will ask the members if there is an interest in participating in a future parade and if that parade should be the Memorial Day or Flag Day.

Next Board Meeting - Due to scheduling conflicts, the March board meeting will be held on March 19.

Nursing Home Request - Mary Beth Nienhaus received a call regarding the Club’s interest in providing an event such as bingo one night a week at a local nursing home. She will share this request at the general meeting today to determine interest.

Nominating Committee - The Nominating Committee membership was reviewed. The Committee needs to meet to fill board and committee memberships by April. Mark Keller will contact Tom Barnes, Nominating Committee chair.

In response to a question, it was noted that no new zone meeting date has been set.

Ron Dunlap made a motion to adjourn. Motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Carol Jansen
Secretary

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (January 15, 2018)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton, WI. held its regular Board Meeting at the Grand Meridian on January 15, 2018. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Keller, Nienhaus, Breen, Garnier, O’Hearn, Pawlak, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Jansen, McNamara, Ogurek, D. Lee, S. Lee, O. Cox, C. Cox, Acker

The Minutes of the December 11, 2017 meeting were read. A motion was made by Garnier, seconded by Pawlak, to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

The Treasurer’s Report was reviewed. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Acct - $2,796.44, Charity Acct - $9,577.17, Special Needs Acct - $1,019.43, Tassoul Acct - $17,808.71, Becker Acct - $13,506.66. Total: $44,307.71. In response to questions, Priebusch clarified the Miscellaneous Income was from the Menasha Lions Club for vision screening, the King Retirement Home Income was from the donation baskets at the Christmas Party and individual donations, and the Dictionary Income was money collected from other Clubs and individuals. A $25 donation in memory of Charles J. Bernard was received. Tom O’Hearn shared a note from Dale and Penny Bernard Schaber. Charles Bernard had been a Lion in Arkansas and Illinois. A motion was made by Edinger and seconded by McNamara to approve the Treasure’s Report as presented. Motion carried.

Old Business:
Eggnog Party – The party was a success again this year! Congratulations to the committee.

King Trip – Charlie Garnier reported the trip was very satisfying and attended by 25 club members. It was agreed that the bus was a major transportation improvement. The group would like to investigate using a similar bus next year. Mark Keller will talk with Gaye Tassoul about the cost. Tassoul assumed the cost for this year’s trip. A formal thank you will be sent to Gaye for this generous gesture. Sharon Huss did receive a letter of thanks from King.

Vision Screening Update – Sue Lee reported all Appleton Junior High Schools will be screened in January. The school district has requested screening of all students K-8th grade. The Lees will be attending a meeting in Cleveland Wisconsin to explain the screening process used by the Appleton Noon Club. We have screened 30,000 students, more than any other district. The Lees will also be meeting with Ascension and the Appleton School District to review how the screening referral process is working. A question was raised regarding additional help for the screening program. Sue and Dave Lee indicated no additional members are needed at this time.

Rose Sale – Mark Keller noted the following improvements to the Rose Sale process: A drop box for completed forms will be created and a training session on the process will be conducted for new members. Issues with current rose delivery process were discussed.

Candy Sales – Jerry Edinger reported $506 in candy sales last weekend.

New Business:
New Club Position – David Lee explained the LCIF mandate for each club to appoint a Foundation Representative. This position will include passing on LCI Foundation information and encouraging donations from club members and local companies. It was agreed this position needs someone who has a passion and commitment for fund raising.

Press Liaison - The need for a media contact was discussed. Mary Beth Nienhaus agreed to accept this position and will be assisted by Sharron Huss and Carol Jansen.

Lens Crafters Update – Ron Dunlap is still waiting for information on the vouchers.

Sid Kroeger – Mark Keller shared funeral service information for Sid Kroeger. Sid passed away on January 9, 2018. He will be missed.

Programs – Kathryn Bradfield has left the Appleton Club and will be replaced for February Program assignment.

Motion to adjourn was made by Edinger – motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Carol Jansen, Secretary

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (December 11, 2017)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton WI, held its regular Board Meeting at The Grand Meridian on Dec. 11, 2017. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Keller, Barnes, Nienhaus, O'Hearn, Jansen, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Knaus, Pawlak, Garnier, Schuh, Strelow, McNamara, S. Lee, D. Lee, Kennett, O. Cox, C. Cox, Acker.

The minutes of the Nov 13 meeting were read. A motion was made by Kennett, seconded by Barnes to approve the minutes as printed- carried. The treasurer’s report was discussed. A motion was made by Schuh, seconded by Edinger, to approve the Treas. report as presented – carried. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Act. -$2,755, Charity Act. $20,382, Becker Act. $13,093, Tassoul Act. $17,779, Special Needs Act. $1,019. Total: $55,028.

Lion Dunlap notes that two vouchers remain unspent from Shopko – to be used by Dec. 31. Lion Dave Lee will follow up with a school who might know of a family who might be able to use that assistance. Time is of essence in this case. We want to take advantage of the offer.

Lion Sue Lee reports that our visual screening for this year has exceeded 10,000 with our all time goal being over 30,000 youngsters. Thanks to all who are participating in this project.

The Club Christmas party is all set - to be held on Dec. 18th. After some discussion, a motion was made by O'Hearn seconded by Garnier, to increase the cost of raffle tickets to $2 or /3 for $5 - this to offset the costs of guests attending, and be able to tip the staff at the Grand Meridian as well– carried. 16 local non-profit organizations will share in $12,000 grants that day – Great!

Following that event will be our annual trip to King on Dec. 20. 25 have signed up to go. Bags and boxes of items are ready to go to make for a Merry Christmas for the residents there.

The annual rose sale begins in January. Roses will cost us more this year but it was agreed that our sale price remain at $15. Other clubs are doing so as well. $15 will be the price listed.

Lion Kennett is still looking for a site for a Loan Closet. Let her know if you can help.

A new Lions Club is being formed in the Little Chute/Kimberly/Combined Locks/Darboy area. Will this be in 27B-1or 27B-2? Lions Dave Lee will check out details of this endeavor.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 AM.

Respectfully submitted,

Tom O'Hearn, Asst. Secretary

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (November 13, 2017)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton WI, held its regular Board Meeting at The Grand Meridian on Nov.13, 2017. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Keller, Barnes, Breen, O'Hearn, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Knaus, Garnier, Schuh, Strelow, McNamara, S. Lee, D. Lee, Kennett, Ogurek, O. Cox, C. Cox, Ferris, Acker, Bartman, Weyenberg, Madisen, and Muck.

The minutes of the Oct. 9 meeting were read. A motion was made by Kennett, seconded by Strelow to approve the minutes as printed- carried. The treasurer’s report was discussed. A motion was made by Garnier, seconded by Edinger, to approve the Treas. report as presented – carried. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Act. -$1,355, Charity Act. $21,400, Becker Act. $13,261, Tassoul Act. $17,768, Special Needs Act. $1,019. Total: $56,603. Of note, is a donation of $50 from the family of Pete LaValle from the Neenah Lions Club who recently passed away. In other business, two new banners for the club have been purchased. The city of Appleton has completed their task at the Lions Park. Looks great!

The club membership is now at 48 with the loss of Bonnie Goeser who passed away recently, and Erick and Anne Adams who have left the area. A donation in the amount of $50 will be sent to Lions Camp in Bonnie's memory, as is our policy in these cases.

Lions Schuh, Novitske, O'Hearn, Kennett, Strelow, S. Lee and D. Lee attended the District Convention in Manitowoc, where Lion Dave was elected D. G. Elect. Congratulations Dave! He will take office in July of 2018. At the Parade of Checks, we presented the following – Lions Foundation - $250, Lions Camp - $750, Leader Dog - $150. This is ½ of the budgeted amount. A check to Wis. Eye Bank for $500 will also be sent. In other news: District dues will be increased from $5 to $6.50 effective with the 2018-9 year. We, the Appleton Noon Lions Club, received one of 3 District - Club of the Year Awards – being awarded a Certification of Appreciation from the Int. Governor for our efforts in doing vision screening in the Community.

The Club Christmas party will be held on Dec. 18 this year – chicken dinner @$15 will be served. Music will be played beforehand. After some discussion, a motion was made by Garnier, seconded by Edinger, authorizing the Local Grants Committee to distribute $12,000 at the Christmas Party to 16 local non-profit organizations in our area. (See attached list).

Following that event will be our annual trip to King on Dec. 20. We will go by bus this year, thanks to Gaye Tassoul. A list of needs for the Grand Army Home residents is available.

P.S. Come January we begin our Rose Sale. Note: Cost of roses will be up from $15 to $16.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 AM.

Respectfully submitted

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (October 9, 2017)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton WI, held its regular Board Meeting at The Grand Meridian on Oct.9, 2017. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Keller, Barnes, Nienhaus, O'Hearn, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Kroeger, Knaus, Pawlak, Garnier, Schuh, Strelow, Carr, S. Lee, D. Lee, Kennet, Ogurek, Simon.

The minutes of the Sept. 11 meeting were read. A motion was made by Garnier, seconded by Pawlak to approve the minutes as printed- carried. The treasurer’s report was discussed. A motion was made by Schuh, seconded by Kennett, to approve the Treas. report as presented – carried. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Act. -$3.094, Charity Act. $21,813, Becker Act. $13,533, Tassoul Act. $18,877, Special Needs Act. $1,019. Total: $57,337.

Vision screening is ongoing - full speed ahead. We are, however, still awaiting information regarding the purchase of a second camera to increase our effort.

We have no word, at this point, as to the city of Appleton's timetable for the Centennial project – namely – the installation of a grilling area in Lions Park. A plaque will be installed in the concrete area indicating our involvement. Wording will be approved beforehand by the Club.

Lions Schuh reports that a possible problem exists as relates to cornea deliveries in October. For some reason we are not getting calls to make these runs. He will check further as to the reason.

Lion Edinger reports that candy sales will begin in October at Festival Foods on Northland Avenue. Our costs for the candy bars has risen from 40 to 60 cents. Thus our profit at $1.00 is down. With this in mind, a motion was made by Garnier, seconded by Kennett to increase our sale price per bar, from $1.00 to $1.25 with a bargain price available of 5 for $5.00 – carried.

Lion Kennett is still pursuing a site to open an Appleton Loan Closet – no luck as yet. Lion Sid Kroeger has resigned from position as Tail Twister due to health reasons. He has served well for many years in that role and will be missed. Thank you, Sid. He will, however, remain on a member of the Board of Directors. Lions Sara Strelow and Judy Knaus will serve as our new tail twisters in his stead. We thank them for stepping up, quickly, to this club position. The District Convention will be held in Manitowoc on Nov. 10-11. We can send 5 voting delegates. Any member can attend, however. The Club will pay the registration and Saturday's lunch fee. Anyone interested in attending should let me know ASAP. (See back). The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 AM. Respectfully submitted

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (September 11, 2017)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton WI, held its regular Board Meeting at The Grand Meridian on Sept. 11, 2017. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Dunlap, O'Hearn, Schuh, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Kroeger, Knaus, Pawlak, Garnier, Huss, Schuh, Strelow, Ferris, Ogurek, S. Lee, D. Lee, C. Cox, O. Cox, Carr, Kennett, Acker, and Simon.

The minutes of the Aug. 14 meeting were read. A motion was made by Garnier, seconded by Edinger to approve the minutes as printed- carried. The treasurer’s report was discussed. A motion was made by Schuh, seconded by Strelow, to approve the Treas. report as presented – carried. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Act. -$2,958, Charity Act. $25, 564, Becker Act. $13,514, Tassoul Act. $18,621, Special Needs Act. $1,019. Total: $60,667.

Lion Sue Lee reports that Sandy Nisler has been assigned as the AASD liason with our Lions Club in matters relating to visual screening - basically the reporting the results of our effort to individual schools. A need is requested from club members to assist with screening, which will be done on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. this year. Let Sue know if you are willing to assist. A discussion took place as to the need for a 2nd camera – cost $7,000. Several sources are being considered to provide the necessary funds. More information will be forthcoming on this topic.

We hve no word, at this point, as to the city of Appleton's timetable for the Centennial project – namely – the installation of a grilling area in Lions Park.

Lions Schuh reports that Stacy Moore is the new Chairperson for the Wis. Eye Bank. Our next cornea delivery month is coming up – October. Let him know if you are still on the list or wish to become a member of the delivery team.

Lion Edinger reports that candy sales will begin in October as well, at Festival Foods.

As of this date, it appears the Senior EXPO is ready to go – Sept. 20 is upcoming fast.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:45.

Respectfully submitted,

Tom O'Hearn, Asst. Secretary

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (AUGUST 14, 2017)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton, WI. held its regular Board Meeting at the Grand Meridian on August 14, 2017. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Keller, Nienhaus, Breen, Garnier, O’Hearn, Pawlak, Ferris, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Kroeger, Jansen, Huss, Schuh, Strelow, McNamara, Kennett, Ogurek, D. Lee, and S. Lee, Acker, O. Cox, C. Cox

The Minutes of the July 10, 2017 meeting were read. A motion was made by McNamara, seconded by Huss, to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried.

The Treasurer’s Report was reviewed. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Acct - $2,766.34, Charity Acct - $21,368.54, Special Needs Acct - $1,019.43, Tassoul Acct - $18,610.77, Becker Acct - $13,506.66. Total: $57,271.74. A motion was made by Garnier and seconded by Schuh to approve the Treasure’s Report as presented. Motion carried.

Old Business:

Annual Picnic Update: Lion Strelow reported plans for the August 21 picnic are in place. She requested donations of spare change for the children’s sandbox search. She also reminded members to bring desserts. Plastic containers will be available.

Senior Expo Update: Lion Ogurek reported 46 vendors are confirmed for the Senior Expo. There were 60 vendors at the 2016 Expo. An ad appeared in the Sunday Post Crescent regarding the event. A final meeting of the Expo Planning Committee will be held on August 28 at 11:00 a.m.

Club Membership Update: Lion O’Hearn reported on the following:

Other Business:

Recent Trips: Lions Sue and David Lee attended the Leader Dog Training Center in Rochester, Michigan this past weekend with other Lions from the state. The Wisconsin contingent was invited because of the high level of financial support for the Center from Wisconsin Clubs (3rd of 4th in the nation). Lion Sue described the trip as a tremendous experience.

The trip to Lions Camp last week was well attended and reported to be an inspiring day for all.

Melvin Jones Award: The Appleton Post Crescent article recognizing Dave Lee as the recipient of the Melvin Jones Award was shared. Lion O’Hearn reported that the Appleton Noon Lions has a $1550 balance in the district 27B-1 Installment Account. These funds are dedicated to the Melvin Jones LCI fund and can be used for this purpose only. He noted that Lion David Lee is the 29th award recipient in the Club’s history. Lion Ferris reminded members of the website for the Melvin Jones award as well as other awards and club history information. Congratulations David Lee on this great honor!!!!!!!

Centennial Proposal: Lion Kennett indicated Gay Tassoul approved the Tassoul Fund expenditure for the ADA grilling area. Final cost will be $750. The grilling area will be placed in Lions Park. Lion Jansen will contact the City of Appleton to confirm installation. A motion was made by McNamara, seconded by Strelow to approve this project. Motion carried.

Medical Equipment Loan Closet: Lion O’Hearn reported on his liability research. Lions International insurance would support legal liability of this endeavor. He noted that this is liability not health insurance. Other area clubs contacted stated they refer requests to existing medical equipment programs. Lion Kennett will continue to seek available space and will look to club members for volunteer hours. Caution about duplicating existing services was again expressed.

Motion to adjourn was made by Schuh – motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Carol Jansen, Secretary

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (July 10, 2017)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton, WI. held its regular Board Meeting at the Grand Meridian on July 10, 2017. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Keller at 11:00 AM. The following club members were in attendance: Barnes, Nienhaus, Dunlap, Breen, O’Hearn, Jansen, Priebusch, Edinger, Novitske, Kroeger, Knaus, Pawlak, Huss, Schuh, Strelow, McNamara, Kennett, Ogurek, D. Lee, and S. Lee.

The Minutes of the June 12, 2017 meeting were read. A correction was noted to the Treasurer’s Report – the Tassoul Account should be listed separately from the Charity Account at $18,600 and $12,877 respectively. $400 was taken from the Tassoul account for purchase of a park bench for the Lions’ Camp. A memorial plaque to be affixed to the bench was shared with the Board. The annual picnic date was also corrected from August 10 to August 21. A motion was made by Schuh, seconded by Kennett, to approve the minutes as corrected – carried. Badges for new officers and new board members were distributed by Tom O’Hearn.

The Treasurer’s Report was discussed. Expenses for the Flag Day Parade and the Hearing Loop created a deficit in the Administrative Account. Funds donated on behalf of Dave and Sue Lee for the Vision Screening work were transferred from the Charity Account into the Administrative Account to offset the deficit. A motion was made by McNamara, seconded by Pawlak to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented – carried. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Acct - $0, Charity Acct - $18,063.36, Special Needs Acct - $1,019.43, Tassoul Acct - $18,600, Becker Acct - $13,499.49. Total: $51,182.28.

Old Business:

Annual Picnic Lion Chairperson Strelow reported the park has been reserved for August 21 picnic. She is in need of volunteers for grillers and servers.

Centennial Committee Lion Chairperson Kennett reported no new activity from the Committee. An ADA picnic area for Lions Park has been selected as the project. The Committee is looking for funding ideas. The Tassoul Account was suggested. A motion was made by Huss, seconded by McNamara to have Kennett submit a proposal for Tassoul Account funding of the ADA picnic area to the Centennial, Charity and Tassoul Committees for approval. Motion carried.

Lion Huss reported that speakers have been lined up for the Senior Expo. They are: Tim Gierke from Social Security Administration, Susan Bach from the Better Business Bureau, and Rev. John McFadden and his wife Sue to speak on dementia.

Loan Closet for Durable Medical Equipment update was offered by Lion Kennett. She is working with Options for coordination with their services. A location has not been obtained; she is talking with local churches and other organizations. The main issue is handicap accessibility. Board members shared concerns about duplication of the Winchester-Larson Club’s service, the need for an Appleton loan closet, and liability issues. Legal review was recommended. Lion Tom O’Hearn will contact Lions Club International to seek counsel around liability. The Loan Closet will not proceed until a legal opinion is received.

New Business:

Lion O’Hearn reported installation of club officers and new members will be held on July 24. The District Governor will be attending.

Lion Dunlap reminded members that vision assistance through the Appleton Noon Lions is for Appleton residents only. Lenscrafters vouchers have been used. There are 5 Shopko cards available until Dec. 31.

A motion was made by Kennett to bring Rod Maccoux on as a new club member. The motion was seconded by O’Hearn - carried.

Motion to adjourn was made by Schuh – motion carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Carol Jansen, Secretary

OFFICIAL MINUTES OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING (MAY 8, 2017)

The Appleton Noon Lions Club, of Appleton WI, held its regular Board Meeting at The Grand
Meridian on May 8,2017. The meeting was called to order by Pres. Bames at 11:00 AM. The
following club members were in attendance: Bames, Kennett, Keller, O'Hearn, Schuh,
Priebusch, Novitske, Kroeger, Pawlak, Gamier, Jansen, Huss, Ferris, Tassoul, McNamara.

The minutes of the April 10 meeting were read. A morion was made by Schuh, seconded by

Kellett, to approve the minutes as printed- carried.

The treasurer's report was discussed. A motion was made by Garnier, seconded by Jensen, to

approve the Treas. report as presented - carried. Fund balances are as follows: Admin. Act.

$593, Charity Act. $31,671, Becker Act. $13,454, Special Needs Act. $1,019.-

Total: $46,739.

Lion Keller reports that profit from our recent rose sale amounts to about $2,444 Our thanks,
again, to all who participated, especially Chairman Keller.

A motion was made by Schuh, seconded by Pawlak, that the Club purchase one picnic table
for the Lions camp in memory of former member, Mike Tasoul. Cost $400. - carried. The
money is to come from the administrative account, and be reimbursed from the Tassoul funds.

Lion O'Heam reports that both Lions Tom and Maudy Gasman are dropping from the club for
personal reasons. However, a motion was then made by O'Heam to bring on board two new
members - Louise Ebert and Joan Bartman, sponsored by Carolyn Cox - seconded by Gamier -
carried. The Club currently has 50 members, 17 of whom are women.

Lion Edinger has indicated that we are ending candy sales for the time being. He also is
looking to be replaced as the chair of that project. Let Lion Keller if you are interested.

Lion Kennett is interested in having the Lions Club open a Loan Closet in Appleton, similar to
that at Larsen. This topic is open to further discussion when more information is available.

Dues for 2017-8 were discussed. No decision was made - to be discussed further in June.

Other items of information - a bus trip to camp this summer is being considered.
The number of zones in District 27B-1 has been reduced from 14 to 11. Nothing has changed for
us but our zone picked another club - Oshkosh Lake Shore - making for 7 clubs in our zone.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:00 Noon.

Respedtmlly submitted,

Tom O'Heam
Secretary

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