July Newsletter


July Dinner Meeting: After discussion by the board, the regular dinner meeting for July has been canceled due to the current conditions.


Board Meeting: The Lions board of directors met on Monday, July 6 at 7 pm at the American Legion Hall. There were 8 members attending.


Treasurer's Account Balances 6/30/2020:

Activity Account $ 8,316.39

Administration Account $ 1,784.02

52 Club $11,774.00

Aluminum Cans $ 1,943.00


Club 52 winners June:$100: Ken Heise, Ed Burfeind, Judy Bremer, Lisa Parker


Correspondence: The club received a than you from the Lake City Food Shelf for it's contribution to the food shelf. The Club received thank you's from Jackson Berge and Renae Harvey for their senior scholarships given by the club.


Donation: The club would like to thank Lion Kenny McEwen for his donation to the Lions Vision Foundation and the club will match that to make a $500 gift to the Lions Eye Clinic.


Fall Fund Raiser. The board had a discussion concerning the Fall Fund Raiser Dinner. The board decided not to have the fundraiser this year due to the current covid restrictions and the lack of interest in the community to participate in these type of events at this time.


Home Delivered Meals: The Club would like to express it's thanks to Lion Jon Gravenish and all the Lions who continue to drive the routes. Even though our Club can't do a lot of things right now at least we can do something as important as this. If you are interested in helping, contact Lion Jon Gravenish 507-359-6901.


Aluminum Can Project: The club would like to thank Lion Ed Burfeind and his crew for all their work on the can collection project. This is another great fund raiser that we still can keep going in these times. For information or to volunteer contact Lion Ed at 651-448-1484.


Jungle Days: The 5M1 Lions Jungle Days will still be held with social distancing being practiced at the Pine Island Golf Course on August 3rd. Contact Lion Joe Schmidt 651-345-6397 for information.