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2011-2012 Calendar

All meetings begin at noon.

All regular and board meetings begin at noon at the Guest House Inn


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July-New officers begin their terms; develop annual budget

  • 6-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 20-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 27-Board meeting: Plan for 90th Anniversary Celebration

  • 27-Lyon County Fair begins

 

August

  • 1 to 7-Lyon County Fair

  • 3-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 17-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 24-Board meeting: Plan for 90th Anniversary Celebration

  • September      

  • 7-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 21-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 28-Board meeting: Plan for 90th Anniversary Celebration

 

October

  • 5-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn             

  • 19-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 22-90th Anniversary Celebration

  • 26-Board Meeting: Start planning for Head Start Christmas Party: Name chair, set date

                       

November-Diabetes Awareness Month

  • 2-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 16-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 23-Board Meeting: Start planning Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast: Set date, location

                       

December

  • 7-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn 

  • 14-(tentative) Head Start Christmas Party

January-Prepare Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast tickets and publicity

  • 4-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 18-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 25-Board Meeting: Continue planning Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast

 

February

  • 1-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 15-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 22-Board Meeting: Appoint nominating committee; continue planning Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast

                       

March

  • 3-(tentative) Biscuit & Gravy Breakfast

  • 7-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 21-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 28-Board Meeting: Begin planning for annual dinner

 

April

  • 4-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • Nominating Committee submits names of candidates to membership

  • 15-Deadline for holding election

  • ???-Senior Prom, Rebuilding Together

  • Apr. 18-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn             

  • Apr. 25-Board Meeting: Plan for annual dinner

 

May

  • 2-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn             

  • 2-Secretary submits Officer Reporting Form (PU 101)

  • 16-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn             

  • 23-Board Meeting: Plan for annual dinner

 

June-Ball teams play / picnic?

  • 6-Regular meeting at Guest House Inn

  • 20-(tentative) Annual banquet & installation of officers

  • 27-Board Meeting: Transition to new board

 

Club News

  • Newly elected Lions officers assumed their new positions July 1. Officers for 2011-12 are June Hubert, president; Clay Sligh, 1st Vice President; Sally Conard, 2nd Vice President; Will Symmonds, 3rd Vice President; Nina Haught, Secretary; Gary Post, Treasurer; Toni Harrell and Jim Snook, Board of Directors; Steve Haught, Tail Twister; George Walters, Lion Tamer; and Bob Symmonds, Vice President. The outgoing and new directors met together June 29 to transition to the new year.

  • Several Lions assisted at Keep It a Safe Summer, co-sponsored by Emporians for Drug Awareness and the Emporia School District. The event, held May 22, featured more than 50 agencies that provided information on organized summer activities for youth, as well as general safety information. Fun family activities were provided, along with entertainment, free food and door prizes

  • Emporia Lions Club celebrated Arbor Day by donating four Norway spruce trees to the city of Emporia. On April 29 Mayor Kevin Nelson and Dave McCullough, city horticulturist for the Emporia Park Department, planted the first tree at Jones Park with several Lions looking on. Bob Symmonds, Club president, said, “This is a way of giving back to all of the people who contribute to our projects.” Lion Gary Post worked with the Park Department to arrange the planting.

 

Keep It a Safe Summer

Lion Gary Post serves drinks.

 

A boy takes aim at the ring toss.

 

Firemen help youth try their hand with a fire hose.

 

Emporia Arts Council brought their Artmobile.

 

Lions Jim Thomas & Clay Sligh hand out tickets.

 

Lions George Walters & Clay Sligh welcome guests.

 

Lion Nina Haught distributes information about oral health.

 

Lion Ken Wold promotes Camp Wood, where he is director.

   
 

 

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