The Board of Directors Meeting: The board of directors met on Tuesday, April 4 at the Lake City VFW at 7pm. There were 7 Lions attending.
Treasurer's Account Balances 3/31/2023:
Activity Account $ 981.24
Administration Account: $ 5,808.27
Club 52 raffle $11,280.00
Aluminum Cans $ 1,315.00
Club 52 Raffle Winners March: $100 Tammy Weigel, Colin Atkinson, John Brinkman,
May Club Meeting: The regular April club dinner meeting will be on Monday, April 10. at the Lake City VFW. Social hour at 6:30pm, dinner meeting at 7pm. The guest speaker will be Marco Molinari giving a presentation about the Water Ski Hall of Fame-Lake City. There will be a sign up sheet for White Cane Days at the meeting.
White Cane Days: The club will be doing White Cane Days on Saturday, May 6. We will be at the two Kwik Trips and Fresh Foods from 9am to 1pm. We will be scheduling two shifts at each place. This is a great way to show the community who the Lake City Lions are and what we support. Proceeds from this project will go the the Lions Vision Foundation at the University of Minnesota. Please try to give a little time to help others. Sign up sheet will be available at the April Dinner Meeting.
News on the New Wabasha Club: The new Lions Club in Wabasha, that our club is sponsoring, is making great progress in getting organized. They have met the threshold of 20 members to be recognized by Lions International and our going forward with a lot of energy. Their next meeting will be on Monday April 17th. They will be meeting at Riverboat lanes on the third Monday of the month.
Look for more news on the club and support them whenever you can.
Fall Fund Raiser and the club's 50th Anniversary Celebration: The club will be very busy this fall. The board has decided to go ahead with the Fall Fund Raiser that we have done in the past and has been very successful and also we will be celebrating the Clubs 50th anniversary in September. We will need some lions to help with the planning of these events. This will be discussed at the April dinner meeting. To find out more information or to volunteer contact Lion John mortenson 651-347-9268.
Lincoln High Scholarships: The club has several members busy reviewing all the applications from graduating seniors from Lincoln High applying for a Lions Scholarship. The club will be presenting 3- $500 scholarships this year. Thank you to all the applicants for participating.
Lincoln High Graduation Party: The Lincoln High grad and prom committee has requested funds for the annual grad party for the graduating seniors. The board approved $500 for the project which is what the club has given in the past.
Volunteer Activities Coming Up: This summer we will need help for the Waterski Days Activities and also the Wabasha Fair Kid's Peddle Tractor pull. These are both important activities. With the peddle pull we provide a very healthy activity for the families of Wabasha County, and the Work we do on Waterski Days is one of most important fund raisers for the club and helps make this annual event the great time it is getting to be. Save some time to help, there are always many different ways for everyone to help.