June 2002 Board of Directors Meeting

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The Nevada Lions Club held its regular Board Meeting in the Jack Argotsinger home on 3 June 2002. The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by First Vice President Jim Perkins who acted as chairman, with the following members in attendance:

Jack Argotsinger Jean Bodensteiner Odin Christian
Loren Heckathorne Dean Howell Paul Malsom
LaNair Niblock Jerry Radke Susan Radke
Duane Stansbury John Wheelock

Lion First Vice President Jim thanked our hosts, Jack and Marilyn Argotsinger. Lion Secretary Jerry read the minutes of the 6 May 2002 board meeting. Lion Susan moved to approve the minutes, seconded by Lion Jean, and passed. Lion Treasurer Dean reported the checking account balance was $5350.36.

The secretary presented the following bills: 1) Block Party Studios for 14 Black Caps with LIONS on front for the Lions Babe Ruth baseball team = $108.48 and 2) Angelo Stefani for District 9x7 Convention expenses = $11.50. The purchase of the caps was based on a poll of the board via telephone and subject to official board approval. Lion Duane moved to authorize the purchase of the caps and to pay the bills. Seconded by Lion Odin and passed with 3 opposed.

First Vice President Jim Perkins presented the Dr. Leonard Maliet Lions Scholarship of $750 to Seth Johnson and the Ray McDaniel Lions Memorial Scholarship of $750 to Brigette Schell at the Nevada High School graduation. The scholarships will be paid in two installments in August 2002 and January 2003. Lion Secretary Jerry will write letters to the winners inviting them and their parents to our first August meeting.

The Glaucoma bus will be in Nevada on 27 June 2002. We need volunteers to greet and register people from 9 am to 12 noon and from 1 to 5 pm. Lion President Angelo has prepared a letter to the City of Nevada requesting parking spaces for the bus. Lion Jean has reserved a motel room for Dennis Lovick and is preparing notices for the paper and for our web site. Lion Jean also presented information on an ISU Dining Hall fund raiser for the 4-H Conference on 25, 26, and 27 June. Six person teams can earn $252 working the two breakfasts from 6 to 9 am and $504 working the three lunches from 10 am to 2 pm. Lion Susan moved that we work the breakfasts, seconded by Lion Jean, and passed. Lion Dean moved to work the lunches providing we can get six workers, seconded by Lion Jean, and passed.

Gates Hall has been reserved for 23 and 24 August and 300 chickens have been ordered. Vice President Paul Malsom will take the lead with the other vice presidents to organize the event. We will have a float in the LHD parade as well as the 4th of July parade. Lion Susan will borrow the Lions costume from the Ames Evening Lions Club. Lions John and Susan will coordinate the floats. Lion Jean moved to purchase up to $60 of candy for the 4th of July parade, seconded by Lion Jack, and approved. Lion Dean will purchase the candy.

The Awards Criteria Committee has not met. We will be serving dinners at ISU Dining for the Methodist Conference on only 7 and 8 June. We received no response from the school nurses regarding possible attendees at the Summer Camp for the Blind. Lion Jean was the only Lion participating in the 18 May Nevada litter pickup.

The Madrid Lions Youth Camp is 14 to 20 July. Volunteers are needed. Lion Dean will check with PDG Jan Whaley to coordinate our club serving them a meal. The Nevada Community School Foundation wants to increase their board from 5 members to 15 members. Lion Dean moved that our club nominate Lion Jack, seconded by Lion Loren, and passed. The District 9x7 Leadership Seminar is 15 June. First Vice President Jim will attend. He will be looking for others to go with him.

The next Zone Meeting will be 24 June in Gilbert. A $10 dinner will be served at 6 pm followed by Installation of club officers. We need to get a count of attendees from our club to Zone Chair Al Cox. Our annual Family Night will be 10 July at the Hickory Park Oriole Lodge if we can reserve it. The Vice Presidents are in charge. A question was raised concerning reducing the number of summer meetings. It was emphatically agreed NOT to forgo any meetings. Lion Dean reported that he and Lion LaNair Niblock had delivered two boxes and five bags of eye glasses to the Lions State Office in Ames.

Our next board meeting will be held at 7 pm in the Community Room at the Nevada Public Library on 1 July 2002. It will be hosted by the Radke's. Lion Jean moved to adjourn, seconded by Lion Dean, and we adjourned at 8:20 pm.


Secretary Jerry K. Radke

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