April Newsletter

Board of Directors Meeting: The board met on Monday April 5 at the American Legion hall at 7 pm.

There were 11 members attending.


Treasurer's Account Balances 3/31/2021:

Activity Account: $ 3,520.60

Administration Account: $ 144.20

52 Club $17,510.00

Aluminum Cans $ 2,060.00


Club 52: Good news, the club is ready to turn over the profits from last years raffle. The total of $5,052 will be deposited into the clubs Activity account in May. Thanks to all the Lions for selling the tickets and Lion Lyle Mathison for running the raffle.


New Meeting Site: The board has voted to move our meetings to the Lake City VFW. The regular meetings will be at the same time on the second Monday of the month, the board meeting will be on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 pm. It will be sad to leave the Legion hall but it will be exciting to start at new place too.


White Cane Days: White Cane Days will be on Saturday May 8. We will have volunteers at both Kwik Trips and Fiesta Foods. The shifts will be from 7 am to 10 am and from 10 am to 1 pm. To volunteer call Lion Kenny McEwen 651-927-9478. There will not be an opportunity to have a sign up sheet passed around, so please give Lion Kenny a call.


Thank Yous Received: The club received thank yous from LCIF, The Hearing Foundation and the Diabetes Foundation for our contributions. Also a special thanks to Lion Ron Weigel for Taking Bob and Gladys Gunderson to an eye appointment at Rochester.


May Meeting: It looks like we should be able to meet for our May Meeting, District Governor Matt Hugenvick will be our special guest. He's been looking forward to attending one of our meetings for a long time and it should be a fun time.


Wabasha County Fair: The board voted to sponsor the Kid's Peddle Tractor Pull at the Wabasha Fair in July. We have done this for a number of years and it's a fun way to volunteer.


Waterski Days: Plans are going forward for Waterski Days. The activities that the Lions will be doing for certain are the Car Show and the Craft Fair in the Park. All other activities are still up in the air. By May there should be more information.


Scholarships: The club will be presenting 3 $500 scholarships this year to graduating seniors from Lincoln High School.


Club Officers: The club is in need of Lions who would be interested in serving as one of Vice President's offices. Remember the club needs leaders to keep growing, going and being successful. Please consider giving just a little time to help us all to be an important asset to our community.


Highway Cleanup: The club will resume our commitment to the environment through our Highway Cleanup project in May. There will be more information at a later date.


The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times
the same good things for the first time.
                                               Friedrich Nietzsche 

Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage of your
life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.
                                               Fran Lebowitz