March Newsletter



Board of Directors Meeting: The board of directors met on Monday, March 2 at the American Legion Hall. There were 6 Lions attending.


Treasurer's Account Balance: Checking balance as of 2/29/2020 $16,000


March Dinner Meeting: The regular March dinner meeting will be on March 9 at the American Legion Hall. Social Hour will be at 6:30pm, dinner meeting at 7:00pm. Guest speaker will be Lion Roger Kittleson, zone 6 chairman. The tail twister will be giving away two steak dinners at the American Legion. The Legion presented the club with one dinner for our contribution to the legion baseball program. The board voted to purchase a second one so some lucky Lion can have a great date night.


Summer Parades: Lion Ed Burfeind has once again volunteered to be in charge of the summer parade route schedule. He plans to have the Lake City Lions represented in 6 parades around the local communities. If you have an interest in this project please talk to Lion Ed at a club meeting, he's almost always there. Thank you Lion Ed for your work.


Palm Sunday Brunch: Lion Bob Varga has reported that almost everthing is ready for the Palm Sunday Brunch on Sunday April 5 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. He has some more volunteer opportunities to fill in. There will be a sign up sheet at the March meeting. To volunteer or you have any questions contact Lion Bob at 651-345-0130.


Zone Meeting: There will be a Zone 6 meeting on Monday March 30 at Red Wing. The social hour will start at 6 pm, the dinner meeting a 6:30 pm. This is a great opportunity to meet other lions from the area and exchange ideas and have fun. The will be a special speaker, Eric Sievers, from the Hiawatha Mental Health Group, speaking on mental health issues in southeast Minnesota, The club will pay for the meal for any member attending. There will be a sign up sheet at the March Dinner meeting. For any questions or to sign up if you're unable to attend the March meeting contact Lion John Mortenson 651-347-9268. We will car pool to the meeting.


Lion 5M Convention: The Lions 5M multiple convention will be in Rochester, Mn. on May 1,2,3. The 5M multiple represents all the Lions clubs in Minnesota, Manitoba, Canada and parts of Ontario, Canada. This is a rare occasion to have an event this close. For more information contact Lion John mortenson 651-347-9268.


Thank You's: The club received thank you's from Leader Dog, Camp Confidence, The American Legion Baseball Program, and Project New Hope.