Friday, November 25, 2016

Upland Host Lions Monthly Bulletin - November. 2016

Programs - November, 2016:
November 7, 2016 - This Meeting was the Club's Monthly Board Meeting. The Board Meeting Minutes were placed on the Club's blog for everyone to review and comment. A motion was made during the November 21st meeting to accept the Board Meeting Minutes as presented.

November 21, 2016 - Unfortunately we did not have a program for this meeting. Committed programs do, unfortunately get cancelled. But, fortunately, we had many other things to discuss. In our last meeting we had a proposal to share our mailbox eyeglass collection point with the Ontario Host Lions. Ontario Host offered to have the mail box powder coated and new decals put on it. Lion Joey stated that he had a powder coating company do work for him and he could see what they would charge us to powder coat the mailbox. Many members objected to sharing the mail box and favored Joey's getting information to have it done by our Club. It was decided to wait for Lions Joey's information before making the final decision.

During our discussion of Club membership Lion Ken Myers stated he had been approached by a teacher from one of our local schools and they discussed starting a LEOs Club for their 7th and 8th graders. The Club is very interested in starting a LEO Club and after much discussion it was decided we would pursue getting it started. Our newest Lion, Lion Joey  had been a LEO and volunteered  to take the lead in making this happen.

Program Assignments For December, 2016:
December 5, 2016 - This would normally be the Club's Monthly Board Meeting but This month it is scheduled to be the Club's annual Holiday Party. It is to be held at Maniac Mike's Café and will be a pot luck dinner. It will start at our regular time 6:30 PM. Everyone is asked to bring a Christmas ornament for exchange.

December 19, 2016 - This meeting will be our regular Monthly Board Meeting.

Lions Calendar Of Events:
December 2nd - Seal Beach Christmas Parade
December 3rd - Special Olympics Orange County Turkey Bowl At Fountain Bowl In Fountain Valley
December 3rd - CLFIS Sight Screening - Montebello
December 3rd - Laguna Hills Lions Vision Clinic At Lighthouse Church
December 3rd-4th - Anaheim Convention Center Health Fair - IPDG Ken Myers
December 4th - Orange County Costa Rica Lions Club 28th Anniversary
December 5th - International LEO Day
December 9th - CLFIS Sight Screening - Imperial
December 9th - 10th - Tustin Host Lions First Annual Christmas Craft Boutique Fundraiser In Conjunction With City Of Tustin Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 
December 10th - Tustin Host Quilt Raffle Drawing
December 14th - Newport Hawaiian Lions Annual Christmas Boat Parade Party At NB Yacht Club
December 17th - Rose Parade Float Decorating For Dist. 4-L4, 1-5 PM
December 25th - Deadline For Submissions To The January 10th Forum
December 25th - Christmas Day
December 27th - LEO Rose Float Decorating 8-3:30 and 3:30 to 11
December 29th - Rose Parade Float Decorating Dist. 4-L4 8-3:30
December  31st - New Years Eve
December 31st - Rose Float Decorating - Open 8-3:30 and 3:30-Finish

Club Member Birthdays:
December 2nd - Lion Sang
December 5th - Lion Don Spaulding (Honorary)
December 6th - Karen Thomas (Lion Jim T.)
December 31st - Dora Han (Lion Sang)
Club Member Anniversary's:
December 3rd - Lion Sang and Dora Han
December 13th - Lion Tina and Zach Weaver
December 20th - Lions Ken and Beverly Bell

Other Items Worthy Of Mention:
On October 28th (to late for last months Bulletin) the Club participated in the Upland Interfaith Council of Churches annual prayer breakfast. Upland Host Lions member Lion Jim Thomas was the breakfasts Master of Ceremonies. In attendance for the Club were Lions (President) Jim K., Ken Bell, Madeleine, Jim T., Sang, Keith, and Madeleine's son Jim. 

Upland Interfaith Prayer Breakfast
The Upland Host Lions will, once again, participate with the Salvation Army and be Bell Ringers for their Christmas collection. The exact date has not yet been set but it will be on either December 2nd or December 9th. Lion Madeleine will notify everyone of the final date and arrange for manning times.

The Anaheim Convention Center Health Fair is scheduled to be held December 3rd and 4th, 2016. IPDG Lion Ken Myers is organizing the Lions Clubs involvement and Upland Host Lions will be the Lions sponsors of this event. Names were taken of members who volunteered for this event and other Clubs will be asked to participate.

A donation of $200 was made to the Life Point Church to be used for food for complete Thanksgiving Dinners for needy people in the Upland/Ontario area. The Church will provide 313 complete meals for area needy families.

Upland Host Lions has agreed to participate with the City of Upland to insure the success of the Upland Christmas Parade scheduled for December 10th. Our role will be to help in various capacities such as traffic direction, hospitality suite hosts, parade organization and other spots as needed.

A visitation is scheduled to the Pomona Host Lions Club on December 15th.

Next Meeting:
The Club's next meeting will be on December 5th at Maniac Mike's Café. This will be the Club's Annual Holiday Party and will be  a pot luck affair. Most Lion signed up for their donation to the meal at our November 21st meeting. For those unable to sign-up at the meeting please feel free to contact Lions Madeleine, Arlene or Sandy to notify them of your contribution.

When we had exhausted discussion items President Jim K. adjourned the meeting.

Leaving You With A Smile
Have a Great Month and Happy Holidays

Bulletin Writer/Editor/Publisher
Lion Keith Krumwiede
Club Secretary - 2016/2017
Telephone: 909-240-7909

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