June 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

Lion Line

Windsor Manor, Wednesday Evening, June 14, 2018 - Loren Heckathorne

The Nevada Lions Club held its regular Board of Directors meeting, June 14, 2018, in the Windsor Manor dining room. President Jerry Radke called the meeting to order at 8:35 pm and acted as Chairperson, with the following members present:

John Beals Jim Fenn Loren Heckathorne
Charlen Jarboe Paul Malsom Willy Morfitt
Jerry Radke Mike Seaboch

Secretary Heckathorne read the minutes from the May 9 Board meeting. There was a correction about the RAGBRAI planning committee membership. John Beals made a motion to approve the Minutes as corrected, Second by Charlene Jarboe. Motion passed. It was noted that Youth Exchange Camp meal will be July 16 at the 4-H camp.

Treasurer John Beals presented the financial report. Jim Fenn made a motion to accept John's report, Second by Mike Seaboch. Motion passed. John noted that he needed to reissue the check for Dues.

Bills of account: Windsor Manor billed $182 for meals in May; there were 3 Subscriptions for the LCI magazines for $18 (at middle school, high school and library); RAGBRAI registration of $50; and Iowa Department of Inspection for $33.50. No motion is needed for Windsor Manor meals. Also, there were several bills related to Peach Sales; sales books for $37.10 & $29.70, and flyers from Copy Works for $27.79. Mike Seaboch made a motion to approve the bills, Second by Paul Malsom. Motion passed.

Jerry reported that the paper truck went out. He had a telephone call about a problem with the ramp, which Jim fixed. The load weight was unavailable.

For eyeglasses, Willy reported that he collected 125 pair plus 6 hearing aids, but he hadn't taken them to Ames, as yet.

There was an Odyssey of the Mind report. Our Lions Club should receive $546.75, where Wednesday has 15.8 hours and the other 3 days have 15 hours each.

Charlene hasn't contacted the Youth Exchange yet.

Our scholarships recipients are Dan Keelen (Malliet) and Mackenzie Garret (McDaniel). Note that the school chose our top line person for each scholarship. Jerry reported that the McDaniel scholarship began in 1984 and the Malliet scholarship began in 1991.

For the peach sales, Jim created a flyer and set the prices. Our cost is $12.75 Flat and $22.75 box. He noted that we may have extra delivery cost for low sales - but, maybe not if our peaches are delivered with Marshalltown's. He suggested that we should sell more than 3 pallets, just to be sure. Collect money when sale is made: $18 per flat and $29 per box.

We had quite a discussion on RAGBRAI, which is July 25. Jim is working with Fareway manager Wayne Lamoureux on a refrigerated facility. We need 900 pounds of mix. Is it cheaper by the case? We should thin out batter and make smaller pancakes, so that 3 can fit width-wise on the grill. There was talk about getting a dispenser for pancakes. And, I have a note about a refrigerated truck.

The firemen have 20 tables and chairs, but we want more. The grills and other items will take up some space in the fire station. It was mentioned that there is an outlet problem and there is no longer a kitchen to use. We will have inspection before we start?

Farm house catering -- Gatherings -- could heat sausage? Buy the sausage from Burke's. We need to use patties, since they don't make links. Fareway also wants to sell us sausage. Terrance can get it from Burke's dirt cheap for $1.50 per pound. A box is 10 pounds and has a count of 80 patties, which are 1/8 pound each.

Jerry talked about Warren Coleman awards #d#e we have 2 of them to give out. Jerry already received one nomination. He requested that our Lions members should email additional nominations to him.

We adjourned, at 9:38.


Loren Heckathorne, Secretary

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