January Newsletter


Board of Directors Meeting: The board of directors met on Monday, Jan. 6 at the American Legion Hall at 7 pm. There were 9 members attending.


Treasure's Account Balances 12/31/2019:

Activity Account $ 11,098.71

Administration Account $ 2,678.65

Club 52 $ 8,296.00

Aluminum Cans $ 260.00


Club 52 Winners December: $100 Tom Gnotke, Tony Wallerich, Rick Dohrn, Tom Clough


January Dinner Meeting: The regular club meeting for January will be on Monday, January 13 at the American Legion Hall on South Washington St. Social hour will be at 5:30 pm, dinner meeting at 7 pm. Lion Richard Boettcher will be charge of the meal. Guest speaker will be Patrick Becker from the Lions Gift of Sight, previously known as the Lions Eye Bank. Another guest will be Rose Cuffman, winner of the local Peace Poster Contest, who received honorable mention at the 5M1 Peace Poster Contest. She will be joined by her family.


Christmas Tree Pickup: The annual city wide Christmas Tree pickup will be this next Saturday, December 11. We will meet at the Lake City Sportsman Club on South Oak St. at 1 pm. This will be a joint project with the Lake City Sportsman Club. If you have a trailer available we could use several more to make the job a little shorter. Refreshments will be served after the work is done. For questions or to volunteer contact Lion Lyle Mathison at 507-993-1531.


Mid Winter Convention: The 5M1 Mid Winter Convention will be on the weekend of January 17,18,19. at Rochester, Mn. There are many different ways to participate in this informative and informational event. This is a great way to learn more about Lionism and the wide ranges of help our clubs provide to many communities and countries. There will be information and a sign up sheet at the January Dinner meeting. For more information contact Lion Ron Weigel 651-301-9435.


Winterfest: The Winterfest Celebration will be on Saturday, February 1. The club will be sponsoring the Candlelight Ski, Snow Shoe or Walk at Hok Si La Park. The volunteers need to meet at the park at 3 pm to set out the candles. There will be information and a sign up sheet at the January meeting. For more information or to volunteer contact Lion Bruce Carlstrom 651-380-3312


Dues: If you haven't paid your club dues yet, please bring them to the January meeting or send them to Lion Les Arendt, 207 North High St. Lake City, Mn. 55041