Club President Karen McVaigh opened the meeting by asking Dee Baughman to lead his fellow Lions in song. Lion Dee responded with a rousing rendition of America, My Country ‘Tis of Thee. Lion Brent Robinson led the Pledge of Allegiance and Lion Pete Sherwood led his fellow Club members in prayer.
Lion Ruth McKee won the “no-fine” badge for the meeting.
Guests for the meeting included Dave Geeting, John Trask, Scott Fisher, George Fry, and our speaker Matt Ainley, who is refurbishing the County General Services Building on Court Street.
Lion Steve Gerrard auctioned off a chocolate bar he purchased on his recent trip to Idaho and Montana. Lion Ruth McKee bought the chocolate for a donation of ten dollars.
Lion Tom Gaebe thanked everyone for their help with the band review.
Red Sox Fan Allen Ventling donated five happy bucks for his team’s performance in the World Series.
Dodgers fan Roy Dressel is glad the Dodgers are still in the world series. He was also able to ride his motorcycle to work every morning this week.
Superintendent Candidate Lion Craig Wheaton was happy that there are only ten days until election day.
Lion Tom Link will be attending his 60th class reunion.
Lion Ed shared that his wife, Lion Carol, only has three days of work before retirement.
Lion Melinda Blankenship, who is on her way to Rome, donated ten happy bucks.
Lion Steve Gerrard had a great time in Idaho and Montana.
Lion Ed Jones fined school superintendent candidate Craig Wheaton for the political ads in the mail he received.
Lion Allen Ventling fined Dodgers fans for failing to sport their team colors.
Lion Craig Wheaton won the free ad. Lion Rick McVaigh won the lotto tickets. Steve Gerrard won a shot at the marble drawing but failed to draw the coveted white marble.
Matt Ainley shared his plans to convert the abandoned historic County building on Court street into a 32 unit boutique hotel.