Other Club Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly B., Arlene, Joe, Sang, Charlotte, Ken M., and Jim T.
Secretary's Report: The Secretary's February, 2015 Report was placed on the Club's blog and forwarded to all Club Members. A motion was made, seconded and approved to accept the February Meeting Minutes as presented .
Treasurers Report: Treasurer Lion Mike Reported the Club's current financial condition as follows:
Admin Acct: February 2, 2015 -- $3,592.91 March 2, 2015 -- $ 3,614.84
Activity Acct: February 2, 2015 -- $12, 253.90 March 2, 2015 -- $10,857.34
Other Committee Reports: 61st Annual Fish Bake Chairperson, Lion Mike, Had prepared a complete outline for preparation for the Fish Bake. He proposed goals for the Club such as, $10,000 profit, Sales of 500 tickets and securing 100 sponsors. He provided a month by month schedule of activities required to attain the goals. He identified the need for team leaders for the various activities and asked for volunteers to those positions. Mike then provided us all with copies of the permit applications needed to hold the Fish Bake in a City Park. Those permits are:
- Special Event Application - Community Development Department
- Application For Temporary Event Health Permit - County of San Bernardino (7 pages)
Old Business: The Club Nominating Committee will present a proposed slate of officers for the 2015/2016 Lion year at the the April general meeting and an election will be held at that time.
The Upland Host Lions Comedy Night will be held on March 21st at 6:30 PM at the Life Point Church, at Arrow and Vineyard, Rancho Cucamonga.
The Foothill Zone Student Speaker Contest will be held at Lions East, Tuesday March 10th.
The Foothill Region Student Speaker Contest will be held Monday March 23rd at Western University.
The City of Hope Lions Tribute Day is scheduled for Sunday March 29 at 9:00 AM
Treasurer Mike reported that he sent out checks for eye exams and new glasses for 70 Upland School Children during January and February, 2015
New Business: Lion Madeleine brought up request she had for an adult hearing test. Lion ken M. stated that LCI does such tests and he would provide the information.
Treasurer Mike reviewed the Club's current tax status. The Club is in serious arrears on both Federal and State taxes. Paying the current tax bill would bankrupt the Club. On the basis of our tax status we are NOT A LEGAL CLUB. Lions Ken M. and Jim K. will undertake an investigation regarding how we can resolve this problem with the government entities.
Motions For Donations: The annual Ensenada Visitation, by the District, is scheduled this month. A motion was made, seconded and approved to continue our annual $200 donation to the Ensenada Lions Club.
Donations: The Club donated $200 to the Ensenada Lions Club. $1,400 was donated for eye exams and new glasses for Upland School Children
Next Meeting: Our next General Meeting will be held on Monday March 16th, 6:30 PM at Maniac Mike's Café.
Adjournment: With no further items brought up for discussion President Ken B. adjourned the meeting.
Minutes Prepared By:
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary 2014/2015