Friday, August 12, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Board Meeting - August, 2016

Board Members In Attendance: Lions Beverly B., Ken B., Terri, Keith, Jim k., Madeleine, Mike and Sandy

Other Members In Attendance: Lions Arlene, Joe, Charlotte, Ken M. and  Tina

Secretary's Report: There was no Board Meeting in July due to the 4th of July Holiday.

Treasurer's Report: Since there was no Board Meeting in July due to the 4th of July Holiday Treasurer Ken B. presented the following financial information, which included June, 2016, for his Report.
Admin Acct.:    June 6, 2016 - $  3,853.58    August 1, 2016 - $4,413.57
Activity Acct.:  June 6, 2016 - $11,587.45    August 1, 2016 - $5959.49

Committee Reports:
Most discussion at this meeting was regarding this years 62nd Annual Fish, Steak and Corn Feed. Status of preparations for this August 5th fund raiser was in the spotlight tonight. All food and other essentials for this annual fund raiser had been procured. The setup crew were asked to be at our Cable Airport storage hanger by 5 PM on Thursday, August 4th. On August 5th, all volunteers for site setup up were asked to be at Upland Memorial Park from 8:30 AM to 2 PM to setup equipment and prepare the kitchen and tables. All other volunteers were asked to be at the Park by 4 PM for final preparation and start serving.

Old Business:
Members were asked to pay their dues (only 6 have paid). Please pay your dues if you have not. The due date for both LCI and the District is near.

Our Membership Committee is making every effort to get Club members energized to bring new members into the Club. All members were asked by Lions Ken M. and Terri bring one guest to our August 15th, meeting with hopes of recruiting some new members from those guests. As a bribe, Lion Ken M. said everyone bringing a guest would get a gift - GO KEN.

New Business:
Our Club has been a long time donor to Guide Dogs of the Desert. A motion was made to change this donation to Guide Dogs For The Blind. This motion is based on the fact that Guide Dogs Of The Desert now has a wait time for new requests of 5 years. Lion Scott Quinlan, President of the Huntington Beach Host Lions applied for a guide dog from Guide Dogs Of The Desert and was told he would have to wait 5 years. He went to Guide Dogs For The Blind and received his guide dog in 6 months. This motion was seconded and approved.

Our Club has contributed to the GAP (God Always Provides) food pantry for the needy. We were recently told they are no longer in business, they lost the warehouse they operated from and decided to close down.  A motion was made, seconded and approved to move this donation from the GAP to the Life Point Church Soul Food Pantry.

It was suggested that the Club take on, as an ongoing project, participation as volunteers in the Life Point Church monthly breakfast for the area homeless people. This breakfast is prepared and served on the 4th Sunday of each month.

At this meeting we, also, talked about a Club get together for a Pot Luck in the Park, participation in the October Opportunity Drawing and the Feed The Children Program.

On September 10th our Club will participate, with three other Club's, on a Lions Friends In Sight Vision Clinic to be held at the Sultana Academy in Ontario.

No Visitations yet in August. During July, 2016 we visited:
  • Ontario Upland Lions
  • Pomona Host Lions
  • Chino Valley Lions
  • Ontario Host Lions
  • Cucamonga District Host Lions
  • Diamond Bar Breakfast Lions
Requests for Donations:
No New Requests in August

Donations Made:
During July, 2016 we made the following donations:
  • City of Hope - $ 150
  • Boy Scout Troop 614, Cub Scout Pack 614 and Boy Scout Troop 201 - $ 600
  • Foothill Family Shelter - $ 400
  • Local Salvation Army - $ 150
  • District 4-L4 Youth Exchange Program - $ 150
  • District 4-L4 Sight and Hearing Foundation - $ 500
  • Junior Blind of America - $ 200
  • Guide Dogs of the Desert - $ 200
  • California Lions Friends In Sight - $ 200
  • Mercy House - $ 200
  •  Life Point Church - $ 300
  • California Optical (Eye Glasses for Upland School Children) - $ 800
Total Donations - $ 3,850

Next Meeting:
Our next meeting will be on August 15th, 6:30 PM 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.


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Club Secretary - 2016/2017
Telephone: 909-240-7909

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