Monday, February 8, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin / Board Meeting - February, 2016


Programs - February, 2016
February 1, 2016 - Todays meeting was a combined General Meeting/Board Meeting. This combined meeting was necessary due to the Student Speaker Contest which is scheduled for our regular February 15th meeting.

Lion Jerry McJunkin, the District 4-L4 Environmental Chairperson, spoke with us today about the Cal Trans Adopt a Highway Program. Lion Jerry stated that the Adopt a Highway Program has not been adopted by our District as a District sponsored program but it has been adopted by other Districts in California. This program is conducted by Cal Trans to eliminate trash and other litter from building up along our highways. The program is designed with safety of participants as its primary concern and Cal Trans along with Lions, conducts safety programs for the participants. This program provides visibility for Lions in community activity and aids Cal Trans in preventing our highways from becoming littered with trash. A number of Clubs in our District have joined in this effort. When a Club becomes part of Adopt a Highway they agree to maintaining both sides of the highway for a length of two miles and actively doing cleanup work for the full length at least once per month. As part of his responsibility as Environmental Chairperson Lion Jerry is asking Clubs to join in this effort. 
District 4-L4 Environmental Chairperson Lion Jerry McJunkin

February 15, 2016 - The Club's 2016 Student Speaker Contest is scheduled at this meeting. All attendees are asked to be at the meeting by 6:15 PM. The buildings doors will be closed and locked at 6:30 PM to insure no interruptions for the Student Speakers.

Board Members in Attendance: Lions Beverly B., Ken B., Terri, Sang, Keith, Jim K., Madeleine, Tina, Mike, and Sandy.

Other Club Members in Attendance: Lions Charlotte, Beverly S., Richard, and Jim T.

Secretary's Report: The Club's Monthly Board Meeting Minutes and Monthly Bulletin for January, 2016 had been forwarded to all Club members for their review and comment. No further discussion was undertaken.

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Ken B. presented the following information for his report:
Admin. Acct.:   January 4, 2016 - $  3,921.85    Feb. 1, 2016 - $  4,816.35
Activity Acct.:  January 4, 2016 - $14,467.81    Feb. 1, 2016 - $14,481.76

The major Board Meeting item discussed at todays meeting was the status of the Club's Charitable Giving. The Charitable Giving  Budget is totally funded by the Club's Activity Account. The Club voted, several years ago, to guarantee and set aside  funding of  $5,000 for our school eye exam and new glasses program and hold $5,000 for our annual Fishbake cost contingency. After holding these two amounts of money our past year donation funds amounted to $6,425. After the two agreed upon withholds, our current Activity Account funds available for 2015/2016 donation are $4,481.76 . The Club's previous donation list and our new requests will be reviewed and donations will be made within the $4,481.76 limit of our funds
 
Program Assignments For March, 2016:
March 7, 2016 -   This will be the club's Monthly Board Meeting. Lion Charlotte has the dessert assignment for this meeting.
March 21, 2016 - This will be the Club's Monthly General meeting - Lion Beverly B. is the Program Chair for this meeting

Lions Calendar of Events:
March 5th -   Leo Talent Show
March 5th -   CLFS Sight Screening - Oceanside
March 12th - Ontario Upland Bunco
March 14th - Zone Student Speaker's Contest deadline
March 18th - Teen Recognition Dinner
March 19th - CLFS Sight Screening Corona
March 20th - Huntington Beach Crabfest
March 22nd - Orange Region Meeting Student Speakers Contest
March 27th - Easter
March 28th - Saddleback Region Meeting Student Speakers Contest
March 29th - Foothill Region Meeting Student Speakers Contest

Birthdays:
March 11th - Judy Spaulding (Lion Don)
March 28th - Zack Weaver (Lion Tina)
 
Anniversary's:
March 25th  - Lions Richard and Beverly S.

Visitations:
February 11th -  Ontario/Upland Lions Club
 
Requests For Donations:
Lion President Jim K. reviewed a list of requests for donations he has received since assuming the Presidency. Those requests are from:
  1. Upland Police Foundation
  2. The Salvation Army
  3. Guide Dogs of the Desert
  4. Upland Chamber of Commerce
  5. Junior Blind of America
  6. Braille Institute
  7. Blind Children's Learning Center
  8. Crossroads, Inc.
  9. Junior Blind Olympics
  10. Wounded Warrior Project
  11. City of Hope
Some of these are new request we haven't had in the past and they will be considered along with all of our others  when our funding is decided.
 
Our Next Meeting:
February 15th - Our next meeting will be the Club's Student Speaker Contest. it will be held at the CAF building at the entrance to Cable Airport. The Contest will start at 6:30 PM and attendees should arrive no later than 6:15 PM.

Leaving You With A Smile
Have A Great Month

Bulletin - Board Meeting Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2015/2016
Telephone: 909-240-7909
e-mail: kkrumwiede11@verizon.net


















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Friday, January 29, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin - January, 2016

Programs - January, 2016:
January 4, 2016 - Club's Monthly Board Meeting. The Minutes of this meeting were prepared and placed on the Club's blog for everyone to review and comment.

January 18, 2016 - Lion Ken B. was scheduled to have our program today but due to some misunderstandings we had no program for this meeting. Instead of our program today we discussed our 2015/2016 donation budget and Fishbake items. A question was asked by several of our members as to why we are 6 months into our Lion year and have yet to make any of our major donations. A motion was made to identify:
  1. Reserves to be maintained to cover our 2016 Fishbake
  2. Reserves to be maintained going into the 2016/2017 Lion year
  3. Identify commitments made to donations for the 2015/2016 Lion year
  4. Prioritize commitments and make donations
Lion Tina brought up the sponsor booklet that we have handed out, at the Fishbake, for the past several years. The cost for producing the booklet was discussed along with alternative ways to publicize and give visibility to our sponsors. It was decided we will investigate preparing a banner with all our sponsors listed. This banner could be displayed at all of our public functions thus giving our sponsors added visibility. We will also consider identifying, on the banner, various levels (monetary levels) of sponsorship such as Platinum,  Gold and Silver.

Program Assignments for February, 2016:
February 1, 2016 - General Meeting/Board Meeting - President (Lion) Jim K.

February 15, 2016 - Student Speaker Contest


Lions Calendar of Events:
January 30th - CLFIS Sight Screening - Tijuana Mexico
February 3rd - 4th - Council of Governors Meeting Modesto
February 5th - 7th - MD-4 Convention Modesto
February 6th - CLFIS Sight Screening - Grand Terrace
February 20th - CLFIS Sight Screening - Riverside
February 19th - 21st - Flag Days
February 22nd - Club Student Speaker Contest Deadline
February 27th - Harbor Mesa Murder Mystery Dinner
February 27th - Tustin Host Elm Tree Dedication at Blind Children's Learning Center

Birthdays:
February 12th - Lion Bert
February 17th - Lion Ken B.
February 17th - Lion Sandy
February 19th - Lion Pat
February 23rd - Lion Jim T.
February 28th - George Galdo (Lion Terri)

Anniversary's:
February, 2016 - NONE

Other Items Worthy Od Mention:
On January 14th five members of our Club went on a visitation to the Chino Valley Lions Club. Our members in attendance were Lions Ken B, Beverly B., Madeleine, Keith and Jim K..

On January 23rd three Club members attended the 3rd District meeting of the year. The highlight of this meeting was to honor Past District Governors (PDG's). Members in attendance were Lions Sang, Keith and Jim K..

On February 11, 2016 Upland Host Lions plans a visitation to the Ontario/Upland Lions Club.

On February 15 the UHLC Student Speaker Contest will be held at the CAF building at the entrance to Cable Airport. The contest will start at 6:30 PM and attendees should arrive no later than 6:15 PM.

Visitations:
January 14, 2016 -  Members of Upland Host Lions Visited The Chino Valley Lions Club.



Next Meeting:
The next Upland Host Lions Club Meeting will be a combination General Meeting and Monthly Board Meeting. This combination meeting, scheduled for Monday February 1st, is occurring because our normal General Meeting scheduled for February 15, 2016 will be the Club's 2016 Student speaker contest. The February 1st meeting will be held, as normal, at Maniac Mike's Café, at Cable Airport at 6:30 PM. This meeting will be our normal dinner meeting.

Leaving You With A Smile
Have A Great Month
 

Bulletin Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2015/2016
Telephone: 909-240-7909

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting Minutes - January, 2016

Board Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly B., Ken B., Sang, Keith, Jim K., Madeleine, and Mike

Other Club Members In Attendance: Lions Ken M., Beverly S., Richard and Jim T.

Guests: Lion (Foothill Region A Chairperson) Martha Hebert and Lion Jerry McJunkin

Secretary's Report: Since Secretary Keith had been absent for several months he had no Secretary's Report.

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Ken B. presented the following information for his report:
Admin. Acct.:   Dec. 7, 2015 -- $  3,798.75  Jan. 4, 2016 -- $  3,921.85
Activity Acct.:  Dec. 7, 2015 -- $14,467.81  Jan. 4, 2016 -- $14,467.81

Treasurer Ken B. reminded the membership that it is once again time for the semi-annual dues.

Other Committee Reports: Lion Mike reported on the Student Speaker Contest. He had not received the Student Speaker packet but had been in touch with the gentleman in charge of the speaker and debate program at Claremont High School. Claremont is eager to participate in our contest and has their students waiting. In fact Claremont has students enough to participate with other Clubs should they be needed. Lion Mike and Lion Keith have not yet received the Student Speaker Packet. Lion mike did receive the packet from Governor Ken after this meeting. Also, Lion Keith received the packet on January 11th. The packet was postmarked October 7, 2015????

Lion Michael has this program back on track now and no further problems have arisen. Our Student Speaker Contest will be held on February 15th (our normal Business Meeting date) and our Business Meeting and dinner will be held on February 1st.

Old Business: We, unfortunately, did not nominate a Club member for the Melvin Jones Fellowship this year. There will be a meeting including Lion President Jim K., Lion Vice President Sang, Lion Secretary Keith and Governor Ken M. to discuss the possibility of nominating a member of our Club for a Melvin Jones Fellowship during 2016.

New Business: Our guest, Region Chairperson Martha Hebert, presented congratulatory letters from our International President commending two of our member for their length of service. Lion Bert received a commendation for 20 years of membership and Lion Mike receive a commendation for 10 years of membership. The Club congratulates both of these members for their longevity.

Our other guest, Lion Jerry McJunkin, requested assistance in putting together packets of toiletries for local homeless people. There will be a meeting of all the people volunteering to help, at 6:00 PM, January 5th at Magnolia Park. Lion Madeleine volunteered that she had 2 suitcases full of toiletries to donate.

Discussion of the Club's 50/50 raffle came up because our jackpot is now over $500. The limit was questioned and Lion Mike reminded us that the jackpot money doesn't roll back into the Admin. account until the jackpot  reaches $1000.

 Visitations: A visitation is scheduled on January 14th at the Chino Valley Club. Nine of our members indicated they would be there. The meeting is now held at the Carolyn Owens Community Center on Central Ave. in Chino. It starts at 6:30 PM.

We, also, Plan to visit the Ontario/Upland Club on February 11th and the cost will be $15.00 per person. Five members indicated they would attend.

Requests For Donations: None

Next Meeting: January 18, 2016, 6:30 PM at Maniac Mike's Café, Cable Airport, Upland, CA.

Adjournment: With no further items brought up for discussion President Jim K. adjourned the meeting.

Minutes Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2015/2016
Telephone: 909-240-7909
e-mail: kkrumwiede11@verizon.net























































Saturday, January 2, 2016

Upland Host Lions Club Monthly Report - December, 2015

Programs - December, 2015
December 7, 2015 - This was the Club's Monthly Board Meeting. Minutes of this meeting were taken and prepared by Lion Madeleine.

December 21, 2015 - With this Bulletin Your writer is back on the job. Sorry I was gone so long but Lion Madeleine did a great job filling in for me. Due to circumstances this Bulleting will be relatively short.

This meeting was the Club's annual Christmas party. Our party was a Progressive Dinner and Lions Madeleine, President Jim and Governor Ken volunteered their homes for the various courses. Lion  Madeleine provided the appetizer, President Jim (wife Sharon) provided the main course and Governor Ken provided the dessert. All of the appetizers, food and desserts were outstanding and enjoyed by all. We had outstanding attendance of Club Members and their spouses. Everyone seemed to enjoy this Christmas Party.
























 
Program Assignments for January, 2016:
January 4, 2016 - Monthly Board Meeting
January 18, 2016 - Lion Ken B.
 
Lions Calendar of Events:
January 16th-18th - MD4 Leadership Institute Ontario
January 23rd -          District Meeting

Birthdays:
January 21st - Denise Myers ( Lion Ken M.)

Anniversary's:
No Anniversary's in January

Other Items Worthy of Mention:
Due to my two and a half months absence I have no New Items to report.

Visitations:
No  visitations were made during December.
 
Next Meeting:
Our next meeting will be the Monthly Board Meeting for January, 2016and will be held on January 4, 2016. It will be held at Maniac Mike's Café, at 6:30 PM at Cable Airport. Dessert will be provided by Lion Madeleine.

Leaving You With A Smile
Have A Great Month

Bulletin Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2015/2016
Telephone: 909-240-7909
e-mail: kkrumwiede11@verizon.net

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Upland Host Lions Monthly Report - September, 2015

Programs - September, 2015
September 7, 2015 - This was our Monthly Board Meeting. Minutes of that meeting were published on the Club's blog and made available to all Club Members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Minutes as presented.

September 21, 2015 - Lion Jerry McJunkin discussed the Lions Highway Cleanup Program (Protecting The Environment) and stated that District 4-L4 has identified highway sections throughout California for Districts and Club's to clean-up. He encourages all Clubs to participate as an environmental program commitment.

Today we hosted the annual New District Governors visit. District Governor Ken Myers, 1st Vice District Governor Bob Susaeta and 2nd Vice District Governor Judy Barr plus most of the District Cabinet were in attendance. 1st VDG, Bob, and 2nd VDG, Judy talked to us, briefly, about the USA/Canada Forum they had recently attended in Grand Rapids Michigan and stated this was a very educational and rewarding event. Next years USA/Canada Forum will be held in Omaha, Nebraska.

They talked about the health of our District and we are doing well. We currently have 1324 members in 36 Clubs in the District. During the past year we added 101 new members. We also lost 52 members for a 49 member net gain in membership. 1st VDG Bob talked about the benefits of District, Regions, Zones and Clubs working together in sharing ideas, fundraisers and communications to enhance our success in aiding our areas and communities.

2nd VDG Judy Barr talked to us about the "Centennial Service Challenge" We have been challenged to serve in:
  • Engaging Our Youth
  • Sharing The Vision
  • Relieving Hunger 
  • and Protecting the Environment

2nd VDG Judy Barr, District Governor Ken Myers
Club President Jim Krumwiede and 1st VDG Bob Susaeta

Upland Host Lions, District Governor Ken Myers and his Cabinet
 
Program Assignments For October, 2015
October 5, 2015 - Monthly Board Meeting
October 19, 2015 - Lion Sandy
 
Lions Calendar of Events - October, 2015
October 3rd - Asian American Citizens Service Center Open House
October 10th - Mission Viejo Oktober Fest
October 14th - White Cane Days
October 16th - Harbor Mesa Casino Night
October 30th - Ronald McDonald House Trunk or Treat
October 31st - Pomona Host Boo-A-Thon
October 31st - Guiding Lion Training


Birthdays
October 10th - Lion Richard
October 12th - Lion Ken M.
October 21st - Annette Stewart (Lion Michael)
October 29th - Lion Beverly S.
October 30th - Letha Thomas

Anniversary's
October - NONE

Other Items Worthy of Mention
On September 19th, Four Upland Host Lions Participated in the Life Way Church Wellness Fair in Rancho Cucamonga. Eye Exams were performed on 84 adults and 4 children, Hearing Tests on 78 people, Blood Pressure tests on 72 people and Glucose (Sugar) tests on 76 people.

The annual District Governor's fund raising dinner was held at Pete's Ponderosa Restaurant in Yorba Linda, on Saturday, September 26. Many pictures were taken but unfortunately I have been unable to download the ones I took from my telephone (camera).There was a large attendance to support District Governor Ken Myers.

The Foothill Zone "A" Calendar fundraiser has begun. The first drawing will be on Saturday, October 2nd at Maniac Mike's Café.
Visitations
No visitations were made during September, 2015

Next Meeting
Our next meeting will be the Monthly Board Meeting for October, 2015 and will be held on October 5, 2015. It will be held at Maniac Mike's Café, 6:30 PM at Cable Airport. Dessert will be provided by Lion Ken M.

Leaving You With A Smile
 
Have A Great Month

Bulletin Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2015/2016
Telephone: 909-240-7909
e-mail: kkrumwiede11@verizon.net











































Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting Minutes - September 7, 2015

Board Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly B., Ken B., Arlene, Joe, Keith , Jim K., Tina and Mike

Other Club Members In Attendance: Lions Charlotte, Beverly S. and Richard

Secretary's Report: The Secretary's August, 2015 Board Meeting Report was placed on the Club's blog for everyone to review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the August, 2015 Meeting Report as presented.

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Ken B. presented the following information for his report:
Admin. Acct.:  Aug. 3, 2015 -- $  3,443.12  Sept. 7, 2015 -- $  3,220.62
Activity Acct.: Aug. 3, 2015 -- $11,045.15  Sept. 7, 2015 -- $16,147.84

Treasurer Ken B. reminded everyone that Dues were past Due and he would appreciate everyone getting up to date. On August 24th he had paid our $480.00 LCI Dues and on September 1st he paid our $265.50 MD-4 Dues.

Other Committee Reports: No other Committee reports this month.

Old Business: Calendars for our annual Calendar Fund Raiser were handed out at the last meeting. Lion Tina announced she has 3 calendars left for anyone who needs them. She stated she needs to have the money for all sold calendars back by September 28. The first drawing will be held on October 3rd.

The Annual Student Speaker Contest is being planned and will be held soon. Lions Mike and Sandy are our Clubs coordinators for this event. The packets for the Student Speaker Contest have been ordered.

The Ontario/Upland Lions Club is participating in a health fair at Lifeway Church in Rancho Cucamonga on Saturday, September 19th and have asked for volunteers to help them man the Sight and Hearing Van. Lions Ken B., Beverly S. and Richard have volunteered to help.

The three Club's in Foothill Region, Zone "A", are cooperating in a Flap Jack Fund Raiser at Applebee's - Montclair on Saturday, October 17th. There is a minimum of 100 tickets to be sold, by all 3 Club's (not each Club but all). Ticket cost is $10.00 with $5.00 from each ticket coming back to the Club. We need to sell tickets and also volunteer to help the restaurant staff during the breakfast.

New Business: The annual Governor's Fund Raiser is scheduled for September 26th at Pete's Ponderosa. The cost is $40.00 per person and we are all urged to attend and support Governor Ken M. (favorite Lion).

We were told that there will be a Grand Reopening of the old Richfield Service Station on Foothill Blvd, on September 23rd. This station has been refurbished and stands as a landmark on old Route 66. Club members were urged to attend as another opportunity to become visible to the public.

The Upland Scary Affair is coming soon and our Club has, annually, provided $200.00 for candy to be handed out by the City Recreation Department. A motion was made, seconded and approved to continue this donation.

Our next meeting will be the annual new Governors visit. The dinner will be prepared be Lions Mike and Tina.

Requests For Donations: NONE

Donations: A motion was made to make a $500.00 donation. This motion was made, seconded and approved and will be made very soon.

Next Meeting: September 21, 2015, 6:30 PM at Maniac Mike's Café, Cable Airport, Upland. This will be the annual District Governor's visit.

Adjournment: With no further items brought up for discussion President Jim K. adjourned the meeting.

Minutes Prepared By:
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary 2015/2016
Phone: 909-240-7909
e-mail: kkrumwiede11@verizon.net
















































Saturday, August 29, 2015

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin - August, 2015

Programs - August, 2015
August 3, 2015 - This was our Monthly Board Meeting. Minutes of that meeting were published on the Club's blog and made available to all Club Members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Minutes as presented.

August 17, 2015 - Lion Sang was the Club's Program Chairperson for this meeting and he had arranged for Upland Mayor Ray Musser to talk to us today.

Mayor Ray told us how he came to be in California. He and his wife were originally from the Pennsylvania Amish country. They went to high school together and sang with the high school musical groups. When he was still in high school Ray was asked to sing with a group at a local college. He said he was an Alto but the college needed a Tenor and he was told he could become a tenor if he would sing for them - which he did. Ray went into the service after high school and sang in musical groups when he was in the service. He was in California and the music professor from Upland College heard him sing asked him to come to Upland College, on a scholarship, and he and his high school sweetheart (now wife) decided to come to Upland and have been here ever since.

During the 1980's he met Ronald Reagan and after talking to him Ray became interested in politics. Since that time he has been involved in our community politics and is now the Mayor. He spoke briefly about the current status of Upland. He stated that Upland is a City that is real-estate rich but cash poor. He said the City owns the water company and many people and organizations have tried to get the City to sell the Water Company but so far the City has resisted. Ray said the City will have all its property paid for this year. He spoke highly of the new Deputy City Manager and stated the City knows financially where they are going. Building in the Colonies is still growing and there is a new restaurant planned to be developed soon in the area east of the ARCO service station and Ford of Upland will, also, soon relocate to the area north of the 210 Freeway. We enjoyed the Mayors talk/discussion very much as we have every time he has been a speaker at Upland Host Lions.
Mayor Ray Musser
Program Assignments For September, 2015
September 7, 2015 - Monthly Board Meeting

September 21, 2015 - Lion Madeleine (District Governor and Cabinet Members Visit)
 
Lions Calendar Of Events:
September 12th - Lions Camp At Teresita Pines Open House
September 15th - 17th USA Canada Forum Omaha Nebraska
September 17th - Huntington Beach Host Oktoberfest
September 21st - Governors Visit At Upland Host Lions
September 22nd - Saddleback Region Meeting
September 26th - Leo Leadership
September 28th - Orange Region Meeting
September 29th - Foothill Region Meeting
Birthdays:
September 4th - Lion Jim K.
September 24th - Lion Beverly B.
September 28th - Lion Ernie
Anniversary's:
September 19th - Lion Don and Judy Spaulding

Other Items Worthy Of Mention:
On Friday August 7, 2015 our Club held it's 61st Annual Fishbake. Our Club Members and many volunteers spent many hours preparing, setting up and serving at our annual Fishbake. Everyone enjoyed the food and picnic atmosphere. The bottomless supply of corn always goes over well. Our total income from the Fishbake was $9,506.50 which will go a long way in our charitable giving.


Volunteers Shucking Corn
Setting Up




Ticket Sellers
The Ladies Setting The Tables

 








Governor Ken and John
The Serving Window














More Our Guests
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Lion (District Governor) Ken M. briefly talked to us about "Upland Project Connect" which will be held at Upland Memorial Park on Wednesday, October 7, from 10AM to 3PM. The organizers are looking for volunteers to assist at the Park.
 
Governor Ken, also, talked to us about Lions Rose Float International Director's Dinner on December 30th at the Doubletree Inn on Rosemead. It will be $15.00 per person and held from 5:30PM to 7:30PM.
 
The Annual Calendar drawing fundraiser conducted by all the Club's in Foothill Region's Zone "A" will be held in October and the Calendars were passed out, at this meeting, to begin sales.

Visitations:
No visitations were made during August, 2015

Next Meeting:
Our next meeting will be the Monthly Board Meeting for September, 2015 and will be held on September 7, 2015. It will be at Maniac Mike's Café, 6:30 PM at Cable Airport. Dessert will be provided by Lion Tina.

Leaving You With A Smile:
Have a Great Month

Bulletin Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2015/2016
Telephone: 909-240-7909
e-mail: kkrumwiede11@verizon.net