October 18, 2012

The regular meeting of the Macomb Lions Club was held on October 18, 2012. Members gathered in the dining room of the Grand Prairie Home with those members in attendance as shown on the Attendance Record and Guest Register.  Transcribed below is what happened at the meeting:

Attendance: Guests       00
Members    19
                   Percentage 40

Lead in the Pledge of Allegiance – President Entwistle

Prayer –Lion Keudell


Guests –

Song –

Birthdays –


Program -:  Carla Teslicka, Executive Director – McDonough County YMCA

Talked about the “New YMCA”.  There are lots of new things going on.  Equipment has been upgraded.  Have painted and made the “Y” look brighter.  They are emphasizing a greater orientation toward the community.  They are having the first annual Haunted Hill run on 10/27/2012.  There will be an open house on November 12th.  2nd annual Pasta Polooza will be held December 3rd.




1.  Picnic was held on the 4th.  About 20 in attendance.


2.  Treasurer’s Report 


3.  Candy Days – preliminary report - $1700 from buckets and $1600 in underwriting.  Get      underwriting done.


4.  Rose sale – deliveries have started.  The rest need to be done tomorrow (Friday).  Total of 253      dozen sold.


5.  Lion Dewitt talked about the BWW’s promo.  We will get 10% of feed sales on November 14th           when coupon is presented.


6.  Lion Lowell Lueck got MHS to participate in the Peace Poster Contest.  We will not have as many      as last year.


7.  Lion Bowen talked about Soup Kitchen project.


8.  Hearing Committee – We talked about need to go through Lions International in order to get best      pricing.


9.  Program Committee – WIU President Thomas will be speaker on November 15th and Christmas      Party will be December 20th.  Next meeting is November 1st and will be a Region Meting.


10.  Publicity Committee is still meeting regularly and getting articles in the paper.


11.  Lion Battin volunteered to help Lion Self with our paraphernalia – Bell, gavel, banner, charter, etc.


12.  Received Thank you from Historical Society for our $200 contribution toward a tree.


Tail Twister Sweepstakes – $4.50 was won by Lion Jessie Risley.



                  Secretary     _________________                                 
                                                 Jack Schoonover