Monday, May 30, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin - May, 2016

Programs - May, 2016:
May 2, 2016 - Monthly Board Meeting. Minutes of this Meeting were prepared and placed on the Club's blog for everyone to review and comment.

May 16, 2016 - Lion Tina was the Club's program chairperson for todays meeting. Officers Jacob Kirk and Andrew McCullough spoke at our meeting today. These two Officers make up the Upland Police Department Community Resource Team. They had previously been assigned to the departments Crime Suppression organization. As the Community Resource Team they work with the homeless and needy citizens in Upland. There are over 200 homeless people in Upland and these two Officers work with local organizations to help those people in any way they can. During the past year they have helped place 39 homeless families in housing. They provided an extensive discussion regarding their activities and the resources in Upland providing aid. There is a serious problem with very well intended individuals and businesses donating food, clothing and other items for the homeless by simply dropping them off at Upland Memorial Park with no organizations to distribute the items. This drop off system creates more problems than it solves. There are three organizations in Upland working to assist the homeless. These groups are, The Homeless Advocate Group, The Ministry Committee and the Steak Holders (Local Businesses). These Groups meet regularly to address the homeless problems. On the 2nd Tuesday of the month, at 6:00 PM, the Advocate and Ministry Groups meet and  on the 3rd Tuesday, at 6:00 PM, the Steak Holder Group meets to discuss plans to assist the homeless. Officers Kirk and McCullough stated that anyone wishing information regarding their activities or information about how to help, could contact them through the Police Department.
Upland Police Officers Jacob Kirk and Andrew McCullough
Program Assignments For June, 2016:
June 6, 2016 - Monthly Board Meeting
June 20, 2016 - Lion Keith - Installation of 2016/2017 Club Officers

Lions Calendar of Events:
June 2 - 5 - Council of Governors Meeting - Redding
June 4 - Cucamonga District Host Fashion Show
June 11 - New Officer Training
June 24 - 28 - International Convention - Fukuoka, Japan

June 10 - Lion Michael
June 16 - Lion Keith

June 3 - Lions Joe and Arlene
June 4 - Lion Michael and Annette

Other Items Worthy of Mention:
On Saturday, May 21st The Upland Cooper Museum held their Annual Car Show Fund Raiser and had requested assistance from Upland host Lions to man the pancake breakfast concession for them. Four members of our Club participated and served over 100 pancake breakfasts. Lions participating were Lion Richard, Madeleine, Jim K., and Keith. The Car Show organizers were very appreciative for our support and asked that we participate in the Christmas Parade. The Car Show was much bigger than last year.

Lions Madeleine, Richard and Jim K.
Lions Jim K. and Richard
Lion Jim K.

This month we provided the last eye glasses of this school year for 10 Upland School children. Our Club committed to providing eye exams and new glasses to any needy child in the Upland School District and has committed $5,000 annually for this effort. To provide the exams and glasses for the final 10 children this year the Club donated $700.

On June 1st we presented Certificates Of Appreciation for Scholarship at Upland Jr. High and Pioneer Jr. High. The two top students, 1 boy and 1 girl, at each school receive the award and a small cash prize for their efforts. The Upland Host Lions has presented this award, at Upland Jr. High, every year since 1930.

Lion Tina reported on the status of preparations for this years Annual Fishbake. She had prepared sponsor letters, flyers and mini-flyers for Club members to use, as needed to promote sponsorships. Tickets will be available at our next meeting. We can start putting up our Fishbake signs on July 7th and they will stay up until August 8th. Permits have been obtained and all food procurement is on track.

Lion (Governor) Ken M. Reported that the District 4-L4/4-L5 combined convention was a huge success.

The Club voted to take on the Chaffey Community Center as an on going project and Club members will appear at the Center at 9:00 AM on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month to provide whatever service is needed. On Tuesday May 17th three Club members volunteered at the Center.

Upland Host Lions Made No Visitations During May, 2016

Next Meeting:
The Upland Host Lions next meeting will be held on June 6th at Maniac Mike's Café, at Cable Airport. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM. This will be our monthly Board Meeting. Once again, we will try to get the Club's group picture - PLEASE BE THERE. The snack will be provided by Lion Ken B.
Leaving You With A Smile:
Have A Great Month:

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

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting - May 2, 2016

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

Other Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly B., Charlotte, Ken M., Beverly S., Richard, and Jim T.
Secretary's Report: The Secretary's May, 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.

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Ken B. presented the following information for his report.
Admin. Acct.:   April 4, 2016 - $ 3739.70    May 2, 2016 - $ 3,901.21
Activity Acct.:  April 4, 2016 - $12,768.13  May 2, 2016 - $12,787.69

Other Committee Reports:
Fishbake Committee: Chairperson, Lion Tina updated the Club on the status of preparation for the Fishbake. The required permits were discussed and Lion Ken M. agreed to obtain the permits. We will need permits from the Upland Fire Department, the Health Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.

Lion Tina had written a solicitation letter to be used in selling sponsorships for the Fishbake. She suggested that any Club member who wished to use the letter in promoting sponsorships should feel free to do so.

We discussed the printing of tickets for the Fishbake and Lion Keith volunteered handle the printing once the design is completed.

Calendar Fund Raiser: For the past several years our Club has partnered with the Cucamonga District Host Lions, Chino Valley Lions and the Ontario/Upland Lions Clubs to sell Calendars, which are used in drawings for cash prizes and the net profit is split among the Clubs. Lion Tina brought up that it is time for us to decide whether we are going to participate again this year. The Club voted to participate again this year. Lion Tina will discuss with the other Clubs.

New Business:
President Jim K. has asked, recently, about the status of our Club's Banner, He would like for us to start using it at our meetings and other Club activities. The Banner is in storage in the hanger and the stand is broken. Lion Keith volunteered to repair the Banner stand.

The Club discussed the Chaffey Community Center as an ongoing service project. There are all sorts of service functions our Club could provide, from landscape maintenance to building maintenance (janitorial) to office work. A motion was made, seconded and approved to work at the Community Center two days per month. At 9:30 AM on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month members of our Club will be knocking on the Centers door to volunteer our services for whatever they need.

While discussing the Chaffey Community Center it was mention that 3 Boy Scouts, from Troops we sponsor, have taken on the Community Center as their Eagle Scout Project. These Scouts are anxious to get started but they don't have the tools they need to fulfill their plans. They have asked for donations to help them buy the proper tools they need. A motion was made, seconded and approved to donate $250.00 for this Boy Scout project.

Vote - 2016/2017 Club Officers:
At this meeting the Club Members voted for next years Officers. Listed below are the results of the vote:
President - Lion Jim Krumwiede
1st Vice President - Lion Sang Han
2nd Vice President - Lion Beverly Bell
Treasurer - Lion Ken Bell
Secretary - Lion Keith Krumwiede / Lion Ken Myers
Lion Tamer - Lion Mike Stewart
Tail Twister - Lion Richard Sugerman
Historian - Lion Sandy Watts
Membership - Lions Sang Han, Ken Myers, and Terri Galdo
Installation of the 2016/2017 Officers will be held at our June 20th meeting and everyone is encouraged to be there.
It is scheduled, once again, to have the Club Member group picture taken at the May 16th meeting. Please plan to attend.

Visitations During April - None

Requests for Donations - For Eagle Scout Project at Chaffey Community Center - Approved $250.00.

Donations Made - The Club provided eye exams and new glasses for 11 Upland school student at a cost of $700.00.

Next Meeting:  May 16, 2016, 6:30 PM at Maniac Mike's Café, Cable Airport, Upland CA. This will be a dinner meeting.

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

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