Thursday, April 14, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting - April, 2016

Board Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly B., Ken B., Terri, Arlene, Joe, Sang, Keith, Jim K., Madeleine, and Sandy

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

Secretary's Report: The Secretary's March, 2016 Board Meeting Minutes was placed on the Club's blog for all members to review and comment. A motion was made, seconded and unanimously approved to accept the Minutes as presented.

Treasurers Report: Treasurer Ken B. presented the following information for his report
Admin. Acct.:  March 7, 2016  -- $  3,351.26   April 4, 2016 $  3739.70
Activity Acct.: March 7, 2016 --  $13,167.20   April 4, 2016 $12,768.13

Other Committee Reports:
Lion Keith and Governor Ken M. talked briefly about fundraisers. It was suggested that we have another Comedy Night. Governor Ken M. said he would talk to the lady who sets up the Comedy Nights and try to arrange a night and location for it. Lion Keith referred to a flyer from the Harbor Mesa Lions promoting their TACO FIESTA FUND RAISER. This fund raiser looks like the type we could do with very little effort from the Club members. Many restaurants have fund raising programs which we could use with little physical effort from our members. It would just mean finding a location that would work with us and our Club members working hard to promote the Fund Raiser. We would need to get out and promote it through all the Clubs in District 4-L4, all our friends and out in the community.

For all of our fund raisers, whatever the fundraiser, our Club Members should consider it a personal commitment and challenge to promote and support the effort. Our commitment to Service depends on the funds we can raise to support community charitable organizations and our personal involvement in whatever organization we can help..

Old Business:
The Region Student Speaker Contest was held on March 29th and the speaker from the Cucamonga Host Lions Club won. Congratulations Cucamonga Host.

On April 2nd and 3rd Upland Host Lions sponsored a Health Fair at the Anaheim Convention Center. We had the District Sight and Hearing Van at the Health Fair and it was manned by Lions from several Clubs. From our Club Lions Ken M., Keith and Jim K. were there to give eye exams. During the two day affair we provided exams for 160 people and 131 of those people received new glasses.

Another Health Fair is scheduled for early December, 2016 and we hope to have Club volunteers to participate in that Health Fair.

The Club is participating in an effort to put together hygiene bags for Upland's needy citizens. A list of items to be donated was handed out to all Club members and you are asked to bring what you can to our April 18th meeting so that we may put the hygiene bags together.

New Business:
On Saturday, April 16th, the last District 4-L4 meeting for Governor Ken M's. year in office is scheduled. We have 6 Club members who indicated they would be at this meeting and it is important that we attend to honor our Club Member and District Governor Lion Ken Myers.

On May 21st the Cooper Museum is holding their annual Car Show. We need volunteers to participate in this community affair.

Our Club Group Picture and the remaining individual pictures will be taken at our May 2nd Club Meeting. Please plan to be there.

Voting for the Club's 2016/2017 Officers will take place at the May 2nd meeting. Please be there to vote for our new Officers.

Visitations: NONE

Requests For Donations: NONE

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

Adjournment: No further items were brought up for discussion and President Jim K. adjourned the meeting.


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

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