January Newsletter



January 2019


Board Meeting: The board of directors met on Monday, January 7 at 7 pm at the American Legion Hall. There were 8 members attending


Treasurer's Account Balances 12/31/2018:

Administration Acct. $ 4,734.79

Activity Acct. $ 7,402.77

52 Club $ 8,282.00

Aluminum Cans $ 1,521.00


Club 52 Winners for December $100 Nadeen Lunde, Greg Galles, Jason Bauer, John Passe


January Dinner Meeting: The regular monthly dinner meeting for January will be on Monday, January 13 at the American Legion Hall. Social gathering will start at 6:30 pm, dinner will be at 7:00 pm. The guest speaker will be our own Lion Bruce Carlstrom, speaking on internet theft and fraud. Make sure you attend so you find out which side of the subject Lion Bruce is speaking from. Lion Lyle Mathison will be in charge of the meal and has promised not to include Lutefisk.


Christmas Tree Pickup: The annual city wide Christmas Tree pickup will be this next Saturday, January 12. We will meet at 1 pm at the Lake City Sportsman's Club on South Oak St. Refreshments will be served after the work is done. If you did not sign up, just show up for a lot of fun.


Dues: Once again it's time to get your dues in. There will be a collection box available at the head table at the next meeting or you can mail yours to Lion Les Arndt 207 North High St, Lake City, Mn. 55041.


Winterfest: There will be a sign up sheet at the January Dinner Meeting for the Moonlight Ski, Shoe or Walk trail at Hok Si La Park on Feb 2. This is our club's project for Winterfest. We will need volunteers to put out the luminaires marking the trail and picking them up after the event. Volunteers are needed at around 4 pm to start the project. Lion Bruce Carlstrom is organizing the event, for questions or to volunteer call 651-380-3312.


5M1 Mid Winter Convention: The 5M1 Mid Winter Convention will be on January 25,26,27 at Rochester, Mn. There are a lot of interesting speakers throughout the whole weekend. For more information Talk to Lion Kenny McEwen at the January regular meeting.


Puppy Vern: The club received great news from Leader Dog, our puppy Vern has graduated and has been become a partner with Marc Oller Astort of Spain. The picture and letters will be available to view at the January meeting.