Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting - April 7, 2014

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

Other Club Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly, Terri, Arlene, Joe, Charlotte, Pat, Ken M., Jim P., Lois, and Sandi.

Secretary's Report: The March, 2014 Secretary's Monthly Board Meeting Report was published on our blog and sent to all Club Members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Report as presented.

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Lion Michael Reported the following status of the Club's finances:
Admin. Fund: March 3, 2014 - $1,592.96    April 7, 2014 - $1,664.48
Act. Fund:  March 7, 2014 - $11,716.13    April 7, 2014 - $10509.62

Atria Del Rey Lions Club:
Admin. Fund: March 3, 2014 - $1,024.00    April 7, 2014 - $1,024.00
Act. Fund:  March 7, 2014 - $94.00    April 7, 2014 - $94.00

Treasurer Michael, also, reviewed the Club's committed donation budget and stated that we must get these commitments taken care of before the end of this Lion year. We also, have a State Board of Equalization debt of $900.00 (from the Fish Bake) that we must pay from the Activity Fund.

Committee Reports:  No visitation has been planned for April. There was no report from the Fish Bake Committee at this time.

Old Business:
  1. Our Student Speaker, who won the Club and Zone contests, Lost at the Region level contest.
  2. The Upland Health Fair is scheduled for May 10th. We have the Sight and Hearing Van scheduled to be here on that date and students from the Western University Optical Department will be there to help us man the Van and perform the exams.
  3. The District 4L-4 final cabinet meeting for the 2013/2014 Lions year will be held at Pomona Valley Mining Company on April 12th. Seven members of our Club plan to attend.
New Business:
  1. It has been discussed that Atria Del Rey wanted to change the time and date of their meeting. As of the time of this meeting the Atria Club has decided to keep their original meeting time and day.
  2. President Kristina passed around a list of officer and committee positions that must be filled for next year. Al members were asked to nominate Club Officers and volunteer for committee positions for the 2014/2015 Club year. The Club will vote for the new Club Officers for 2014/2015 at our meeting on April 21st . Please plan to attend and vote.
  3. Cooper Museum, in downtown Upland, is planning a car show on Saturday May 17th and have asked for our assistance with parking control. Several members indicated an interest in volunteering to assist the museum.
  4. 2nd VDG Ken Myers discussed the possibility of holding a dual convention with District 4L-5 in 2016. This proposal will be discussed at the District Cabinet meeting on April 12th. 
Request For Donations: A motion was made, seconded and approved to donate $200 to Life Point Church (Glenn Myers church). Former Lion Glenn has printed the Club Booklet for us for the past 5 years.

Donations: The donation to Life Point Church will be made in May. No other new donations were approved  at this time.

Next Meeting: Our next meeting will be on Monday, April 21st. An excellent program is planned for that day and Lion Keith will take the annual Club picture for our 2014/2015 Booklet. PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND.

Adjournment: With no further items being brought up for discussion, President Kristina adjourned this Board Meeting.

Minutes Prepared By:
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club secretary - 2013/2014


Thursday, March 20, 2014

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin - March, 2014

Programs - March, 2014:
 March 3, 2014 - This was our Monthly Board Meeting. Minutes of that meeting were sent out to all Club members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Minutes as presented.

March 17, 2014 - Lion Bob Susaeta from the Orange Central Lions Club spoke to us about his candidacy for District 4L-4 2nd Vice District Governor. Lion Bob has been very active in Lions for many years. He was a member of Bingham Canyon (Utah) Lions Club and in 2008 joined the Orange Central Lions Club. He has served as President, Director and Tail Twister in that Club. He also organized a local Leo Club and serves as its advisor. Bob stated that he really got his call to Lionism in the Orange Central Club and has been very active in Club services ever since. He is currently serving as Orange Zone B Chairman and has received several  awards including Club President Excellence award, District Governor's Appreciation Award, a Melvin Jones Fellowship and a Harry J. Aslan Fellowship. Lion Bob has also, attended Lions leadership courses.

Lion Bob is sponsored as 2nd Vice District Governor by PDG Ken Sherwood, PDG Judy Schnitzer and Lion Brenda Donahue ( Advisor to Canyon High School Leo Club). Our Club supports Lion Bob in his effort to be the next 2nd Vice District Governor for 4L-4.





2nd VDG Candidate - 2014/2015

Lion Bob Susaeta

Lion Bob Susaeta and Wife Sharon




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meeting Program





Assignments - April, 2014:
April 7, 2014 - Monthly Board Meeting
April 21, 2014 - Lion Jim K.

Lions Calendar of Events:
April 6th - Region Level Student Speaker Deadline
April 12th - District Cabinet Meeting and Student Speaker Contest
April 19th - Harbor Mesa Garage Sale
April 19th - Orphanages of Thailand Fundraiser
April 21st - Orange Lions Golf Tournament
April 23rd - Tustin Host Lions Golf Tournament

Birthdays - April, 2014:
April 13th - Susan Lacey ( Lion Steve)
April 14th - Sharon Krumwiede ( Lion Jim K.)

Anniversaries - April, 2014:
April 6th - Lion Terri and George
April 18th - Lion Jim K. and Sharon

Other Items Worthy of Mention:
Lions Jim and Lois Pilling have been doing the Club's used glasses collecting for the past several years and have done an outstanding job. Jim and Lois have decided  to move on to other things and have given their eye glass collection activities to other Lions. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU JIM AND LOIS FOR YOUR YEARS OF SERVICE IN THIS ACTIVITY.

Lions Jim T. and Brad have agreed to step in and relieve Jim and Lois of the eyeglass collection duties.  

Used Eye Glass Collector - Lion Lois

 
On February 22nd, 2nd VDG Ken M. and Lion Keith  attended LCI Directors Dinner in San Diego.

LCI Directors Meeting - San Diego

Lions Ken M. and Keith


Committee Reports:
  1. Secretary's Report: Lion Keith had prepared the March Board Meeting Minutes which were e-mailed to everyone and provided hard copies at the meeting for those members who had not received it by e-mail.
  2. Treasurers Report: Lion Michael presented the Club's current financial status. He stated that he had obtained the latest version of Quick Books and would be providing print outs in the future.
     3. Visitation Report: Lion  Ken B., Chairperson of the Visitation
         Committee reported that no visitations had been arranged, yet,
         for April. A visitation to the Ontario/Upland Club on March 8th.
         Five members attended - Lions Tina, Mike, Arlene., Pat and
        Madeleine
         
          Lion Ken M. participated in the International visitation to
         Ensenada, Mexico

Our Next Meeting: April 7, 2014, 6:30 PM @ Maniac Mike's
 
 
Leaving You With A Smile
 
Have A Great Month

Bulletin Writer / Editor / Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2013/2014
Telephone: 909-989-1019
e-mail: kkrumwiede11@verizon.net


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting - March 3, 2014

Board Members In Attendance: Lions Ken B., Sang, Keith, Madeleine, Brad, Tina and Mike

Other Club Members In Attendance:  Lions Beverly, Terri, Arlene, Joe, Charlotte, Pat, Ken M., and Jim T.

Secretary's Report: The February, 2014 Secretary's Monthly Board Meeting Report was published on our blog and sent to all Club Members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the February Board Meeting Minutes as presented.

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Lion Michael reported that his computer was down and therefore he did not have a report. From information available our finances are:
Admin Fund: Feb. 3, 2014 - $3256.51    Mar. 3, 2014 - $1,592.96***
Act. Fund.  Feb.3, 2014 - $13,534.03     Mar. 3, 2014 - $11,716.13***
*** March 11, 2014 Bank Statement

Atria Del Rey Lions Club:
Admin Fund: Feb. 3, 2014 - $851..00    Mar. 3, 2014 - $1,024.00***
Act. Fund.  Feb.3, 2014 -     $ 94.00      Mar. 3, 2014 - $  94.00***
*** March 11, 2014 Bank Statement



Committee Reports:
Our Visitation Chairman has no specific visitation scheduled. The club members did discuss attending:
  1. Ontario /Upland Bunco Night on March 8th - Lions Arlene, Pat Madeleine, Kristina and Michael attended.
  2. Lions Tribute Day - City of Hope, March 30th
  3. Brea Lions Club
 


Old Business:
  1. Zone "A" Student Speaker contest - 6:30PM, March 4 at Lions East - 2 of our members attended and our Club winner, Anita Mathias, won the Zone contest.
  2. Melvin Jones Fellowship - A friendly discussion of the Melvin Jones Fellowship took place. In addition to the Melvin Jones Fellowship there are seventeen  other Fellowships available to recognize outstanding Lions. The Club contribution for these Fellowships cost from $100 to $500 each.
  3. Fish Bake - everyone was urged to get their sponsorship list in to  Tina and Lion Jim K. is working on contacting some large businesses to get sponsorships going.
New Business:
  1. Treasurer Lion Michael, reported that he had paid $590.00 for MD-4 dues on March 3, 2014
  2. Upland Parks & Recreation Department has requested that we bring the Lions Sight and hearing Van to the Healthy Upland Kickoff on May 10th from 10:00AM to 2PM.
  3. We had further discussion of the planning for our Club's 90th Birthday Party. Plans are coming together but no final commitments have been made.
  4. ON THE SAD SIDE OF NEW BUSINESS WE ARE SADDENED TO REPORT THAT LION WENDY JARVIS HAS RESIGNED FROM THE CLUB FOR HEALTH REASONS 
Next Meeting : Our next meeting will be on March 17th and Lion

New Requests For Donations: Received a request from the City of Hope. Approved a $100.00 donation to City of Hope.

Donations: Paid $500.00 for Upland School Children's eye exams and glasses 

Adjournment: With no further items for discussion President Kristina adjourned the meeting.

Minutes Prepared By:
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2013/2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin - February, 2014

Programs - February, 2014
February 3, 2014 - This was our monthly Board Meeting. Minutes of that meeting were sent out to all Club Members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Minutes as presented.

February 17, 2014 - Today's meeting program was our Club's annual Student Speaker Contest. We had one speaker from Upland High School and three from Claremont High School. The topic of their speeches was "Community Service - What Does It Mean and What Does It matter". Club President Kristina, read the contest rules and opened the contest. The first speaker was Karen Sailor from Upland High School and she was followed by Domonic Shnabel, Anita Mathias, and Michaela Moriarty, all from Claremont. The winning speaker was Anita Mathias from Claremont,. who will progress to the Zone Speaker contest on March 4, 2014.



2014 Student Speakers -left to right,  Domonic Schnabel,

Karen Sailor, Michaela Moriarty, and Anita Mathias

President Kristina and student speaker winner

 Anita Mathias


President Kristina and the 2014 Student Speaker Judges

Left to Right - Joy Finley, President Kristina, David Hawk, Sue Long, and Sarah Keeney

 Certificates of Appreciation and cash prizes were awarded each student and Certificates of Appreciation were presented to the contest Judges.

  
Program Assignments:

March 3, 2014 - Monthly Board Meeting
March 17, 2014 - Lion Arlene
 
Lions Calendar of Events:
March 4th - Foothill Zone "A" Student Speaker Contest
March 8th - Ontario/Upland Bunco
March 8th - Seal Beach Lions 75th Anniversary Party
March 8th - Cucamonga District Host Sip for Sight Wine Tasting
March 14th - 17th Ensenada Visitation
March 16th - Zone Level Student Speaker Deadline
March 22nd - Orange Lions Spaghetti Feed
March 24th - Foothill Region Meeting
March 25th - Orange Region Meeting
March 26th - Saddleback Region Meeting
 
Birthdays:
March 11, 2014 Judy Spaulding (Lion Don)
March 15, 2014 Sharon Rachielles (Lion Brad)
 
Anniversaries:
None
 
Other Items Worthy of Mention:
We thank Lions Jim and Lois Pilling for the outstanding job they are doing in collecting used eye glasses for submittal to District 4L-4. They have collected and submitted 1,725 pairs of glasses to date this year. Thank you for a very conscientious job you've done this year.
 
For those of you who have not yet heard, former Lion Pastor Glenn Myers is in the hospital in serious condition. He is in University Hospital in Orange County and could use the prayers of all of us for his recovery. Please remember Glenn in your prayers.
 
  
Leaving you With A Smile:
                                                              Have A Great Month
 
Bulletin Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2013/2014
Telephone - 909-989-1019



Monday, February 10, 2014

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting - February 3, 2014

Board Members In Attendance: Lions Ken B., Sang, Keith, Jim K., Madeleine, Brad, Kristina and Michael.

Other Club Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly, Terri, Arlene, Joe, Charlotte, Pat and Sandy.

Secretary's Report: The January,2013 Secretary's Board Meeting Report was published and sent to all Club Members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the January Board Meeting Minutes as presented.

Treasurer's Report: Club Treasurer, Lion Michael, reported the following balances in the Club's bank accounts.
Admin. Fund: Jan. 6, 2014 - $1,583.52    Feb. 3, 2014 - $ 3,256.51
Activity Fund: Jan. 6,0214 - $13,214.57   Feb. 3, 2014 - $13,534.03

Atria Del Rey Lions Club:
Admin. Fund: January6, 2014 - $851.00     February 3, 2014 - $851.00
Activity Fund:  January 6,0214 - $ 94.00    February 3, 2014 - $  94.00

Treasurer Michael, reported that all dues for the January/July portion of this year have been paid.
A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Treasurer's Report as presented.

Committee Reports: Visitation Chairman, Lion Ken B., reported that  although no visitation has been scheduled for February we should consider visiting the La Habra Pasta Fest. 6 Club members indicated that they would go to the pasta Fest (Lions Joe, Arlene, Ken B., Beverly, Madeleine and Pat).

Old Business:
  1. Three Lions participated in the Cub Scout Pack 614 cake baking/decorating  contest, as judges. The judges were Lions. Joe, Arlene and Madeleine.
     2. Lion Ken B. reported on the recent District Cabinet Meeting.
        He reported that the meeting went    very well and was very
        productive and enjoyed by all.

     3. Those planning to attend were reminded of the MD-4
         Convention February 14th to 16th and discussed some
         of the activities being planned for the convention.

     4. President Kristina, once again, asked for members to give her
         lists of their Fish Bake Sponsors. By giving President Kristina
         these list we will prevent overwhelming Upland business people
         with duplicate contact for sponsorships this year.

New Business:
  1. Our Club Student Speaker Contest is scheduled for Monday, February 17th. To date it appears that we have 4 judges and one speaker signed up. President Kristina asked for sign-ups for snacks after the contest.
     2. The  Foothill Zone "A" Student speaker contest will be held
          on Tuesday, March 4th at Lions East in Rancho Cucamonga.

Next Meeting:  Our next meeting will be on Monday, February 17th at the trailer meeting location at the entrance to cable Airport. As stated previously this will be our Student Speaker night 

New Requests For Donation:  We have in past years donated money for blankets to be distributed by Lion Sang's  church. This commitment was brought up tonight and a motion was made, seconded and approved to do it again this year.

Donations:   $100.00 to Lion Sang's church for blankets. 

Adjournment:  With no further items for discussion President Kristina adjourned the meeting.

Minutes Prepared By:
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2013/2014

Minutes Approved By:
Lion Kristina Stewart
Club President - 2013/2014


Saturday, January 25, 2014

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin - January, 2014

Programs - January, 2014
January 6, 2014 - This was our Monthly Board Meeting. Minutes of this meeting were sent out to all Club Members for review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Minutes as presented.

January 20, 2014 - Today's Program Chairperson was Lion Terri and she arrange for Ms. Diana Sholley, reporter for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, to be our speaker. Ms. Sholley has been a reporter for the Daily Bulletin for many years and has covered many different news categories. She explained how, with changes in ownership and management the focus of the paper changed. She told us how the emphasis went from local news to the big picture ( LA news).

They used to write about the local scene then, local business, then it changed to emphasis on entertainment and now it is on the entire Los Angeles area scene.

We (the Club) talked about how difficult it has been, over the years, to get information about what our Club has been doing locally into the Local News Paper. Ms. Sholley didn't know how we could reach the paper now but she gave us names, at the paper, to contact in our efforts to get Lions activity before the local public. She gave President Kristina a number of manes to contact when we have events or activities we want to make the public aware of.

Diana Sholley - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Program Assignments
February 3, 2014 - Monthly Board Meeting
February 17, 2014 - Lion Bob Ulloa

Lions Calendar of Events
February 14-16 - California Leadership Symposium Ontario
February 14-16 - MD-4 Convention Ontario

Birthdays
February 12th - Lion Bert
February 17th, - Lion Ken B.
February 17th, - Lion Sandy.
February 19th - Lion Pat
February 23rd - Lion Jim T.
February 24th - Lion Brad
 
Anniversaries
February 17th - Lions Lois and Jim P.

Other Items Worthy of Mention
  1. Our Club provided eye exams and new glasses for 11 Upland School children - cost $550.00
  2. Lions Jim P. and Lois collected 247 pairs of eye glasses to be recycled by the District.
  3. We participate in the latest Atria Del Rey Club fund raising Bunco Night - 8 people form our Club attended.
  4. Arrangements have been made to have the Upland Host Lions Club's Student Speaker Contest on Monday April 17th. This is the night of our normal February Club Meeting. It will be held in the mobil home conference room at Cable Airport.
  5. Cub Scout Pack 614 will have their annual cake baking/decorating contest at 6:30 PM on January 23rd. Lions Tina, Arlene and Joe will be the contest judges.
Leaving You With A Smile

Must Be A Lion

Have A Great Month

Bulletin Writer /Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2013/2014
Telephone - 909-989-1019
e-mail - kkrumwiede11@verizon.net




Sunday, January 12, 2014

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting - January 6, 2014

Board Members In Attendance: Lions Ken B., Wendy, Keith, Jim K., Madeleine, Kristina, and Michael.

Other Club Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly, Terri, Arlene, Charlotte, Pat, Ken M., Jim T., and Sandy.

Secretary's Report: The December , 2013 Secretary's Report was published and sent to all Club members for their review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the December Board Meeting Minutes as reported.

Treasurer's Report: Club Treasurer, Lion Michael, reported the following balances in the Club's bank accounts. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the Treasurer's Report as presented.
Admin Fund:    Dec. 2, 2013 - $    851.00  January 6, 2014 - $ 1,583.52
Activity Fund: Dec. 2, 2013 - $13,534.00 January 6, 2014 -$ 13,214.57

Atria Del Rey Lions Club:
Admin. Fund:   Dec. 2, 2013 - $ 851.00    January 6, 2014 - $ 851.00
Activity Fund:  Dec. 2, 2013 - $   94.00    January 6, 2014 - $   94.00

A meeting Including Lions Kristina, Michael, Keith and Ken M. will be arranged to define our next donations from our committed list.

DUES ARE DUE

Committee Reports:
Visitation Chairman, Lion Ken B., reported that no visitation is scheduled for January, 2014.

Old Business:
  1. Lion Michael has made contacts at Upland and Claremont High Schools to arrange for contestants at our Student Speaker Contest. The 2014 Student Speaker Contest will be held on Monday, February 17th at 6:00PM. This is our regular February meeting night and there will be no meal that night but refreshments will be available after the Contest. 
  2. A Bunco Night is scheduled At Atria Del Rey for Saturday, January 18th at 3:00 PM. The cost will be $8.00 per person and this money will be used to build up the Atria Del Rey Administrative Fund.
  3. President Kristina delivered 50 hygiene bags to the Ontario USO on Christmas eve. We were given a wish list, from the USO, for items they would prefer to get the next time we put bags together for the USO.
  4. In December, Lion Pat delivered toys collected by the Club, to Mercy House. She reported that Mercy House has new facilities which are very nice and will enable them to better serve local needy families. Lion Pat also delivered boxes of books and bags of clothing to be used at mercy House.
  5. The 3rd District Cabinet meeting is scheduled for January 25th. Lions Madeleine, Pat, Arlene, Ken M., and Ken B. plan to attend this Cabinet Meeting.
New Business:
  1. President Kristina announced that our Club had received ten fundraising tickets (value $100.00) from the Youth Exchange Foundation. A motion was made seconded and approved for the Club to buy all of these tickets.
  2. President Kristina announced that she plans to get al list of all Upland businesses from the Chamber of Commerce to use in getting sponsors for our 2014 Fish Bake. Tina asked that each Club member provide her with a list of people and businesses they normally solicit so that she wont be making duplicate calls.
  3. The Club had a brief discussion of the Club's 90th anniversary. We talked about scheduling the celebration, type of celebration and possibly getting the International President, Lion Joe Preston, to join us in this celebration. Our Club was first chartered  on November 7, 1924. We, briefly discussed establishment of a committee to carry anniversary plans forward.
  4. The MD-4 Convention is scheduled from February 14 through 16 in Ontario. The Club is authorized 4 delegates to vote at this convention.
  5. Lion Sang has been very ill but he is now back home and Club members are urged to give him a call.
  6. The Club received a thank you from the City of Upland for our participation  in the annual Christmas Parade.
  7. Past President Madeleine was presented an "In A World Of Service" award from Lions Clubs International for the positive work she had done during her year as Club President in 2012/2013. 

Club President Kristina presenting the LCI
"In A World Of Service" Award to Past President Madeleine
       8. Last, but very important, the Club voted to drop Lions Cedric de Visser and
           Glenn Myers from  Club membership. Both men have been valuable members
           of the Club but due to other requirements on their time they can no longer
           participate with us.

Meetings: Our next meeting will be on January 20th at Maniac Mike's.

New Request For Donations: We received a request from Upland National Little league to sponsor a little league team. The sponsorship for a team is $300 and we have been a sponsor in past years. A motion was made, seconded and approve to, again be a team sponsor.

Donations: We will donate $300 to Upland National Little league to sponsor a team during the year 2014.

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

Minutes Prepared By:
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2013/2014

Minutes Approved By:
Lion Kristina Stewart
Club President - 2013/2014