Club President Rebecca Juarez opened the meeting by asking Dee Baughman to lead his fellow Lions in a patriotic song. Lion Chris Baldwin led the Pledge of Allegiance and Lion Bob Line performed the invocation.
Lion Dee Baughman won the “No-fine” badge.
Guests for the meeting included Lester Moon founder and Executive Director of Hands in the Community.
President Rebecca reminded Lions that the party for the new Selma Charter Lions Club will be January 28th at the Lamp Lighter Inn in Visalia.
New member Vinnie Longo was inducted into the Club.
Lion Dee was glad to see more members at Club this week.
Lion Allen Ventling was happy to be back at Club, happy that it was his son’s birthday, and happy that the Patriots are in the Super Bowl.
Lion Tom Gaebe is celebrating the birth of his seventh granddaughter.
Vice President Chris Baldwin was happy to have presided over the Club meeting last week. Lion Vicki Whitehouse noted that he did a great job.
Lion Tom Link was happy to be on the road to recovery.
Lions Bob Line and Pete Sherwood were happy that their great grandson/grandson was turning one.
Lion Dee Baughman fined Lion Tom Link. Lion Glenn Mar fined himself for not being able to attend that dinner for the Selma Charter Club.
Secret greeter Vickie Whitehouse fined Lions Bob Line, Tom Link and Bob Bricker for not shaking her hand prior to the meeting as required.
Lion Tom Gaebe won the five-dollar raffle and donated the proceeds to the La Sierra Leo Club. Lion Dee Baughman won the free ad and chose to root for the Atlanta Falcons in the upcoming Super Bowl. Melinda Blankenship won the scratcher lottery tickets. Lion Leigh Mosconi won a shot at the marble drawing but failed to draw the $200 white marble.
Lester Moon described the faith-based volunteer organization he founded, Hands in the Community.
Selma Lions Charter Party January 28
LCIF Leadership Institute January 14-16
Student Speaker Contest, Club level February 10
MD-4 Convention Redding February 10-12
District Meeting in Taft February 24
Lions City of Hope Day March 26
Leo Leadership Training March 31- April 2
Chicago International Convention June 30