President Ruth McKee opened the August 31st meeting with a patriotic song led by Lion Dee Baughman. Bob Line performed the invocation and Lion Rick McVaigh led the flag salute. 

Music therapist Kelly Schofield was a guest at the meeting.


Lion Janet McClintock reported that the annual Three Rivers visitation night is Thursday, September 5th.  Persons interested in carpooling may meet at the KFC at Mary’s Vinyard.

Lion Tom Gaebe reminded Lions that the Annual Band Review and Field Show is coming up on October 12th.

Lion Allen Ventling announced that there will be vision screening at Valley Life Charter School on Demeree and Walnut on September 13th.


Back from her recent trip to the Emerald Isle, Lion Carol Jones auctioned off Guinness Chocolate and Shamrock Shortbread.  Lions Steve Gerrard and Melinda Blankenship donated 15 dollars apiece for the goodies.  

Happy Bucks

Lion Melinda Blankenship thanked everyone again for their help with the Golf Tournament and donated 20 happy bucks.

Vice President Craig Wheaton was happy to see President Ruth at the meeting.  President Ruth was happy for a Friday off work.

Both Lions Ed Jones and Roy Dressel were happy the Dodgers are still in first place atop the National League’s Western Division.  Lion Ed also celebrated his 38h anniversary with Lion Carol. They may or may not be heading to Florida next, depending on the path of monster hurricane Dorian.

Lion George Fry predicted that year would be the year of the San Francisco Giants.

Lion Vicki Whitehouse was happy her husband is still doing well, and that the golf tournament was a success. 


Lion Vicki Whitehouse attempted to fine Lion Craig Wheaton but was foiled by the no-fine badge.

Lion Dee Baughman complained that Lion Aaron Odell was holding up his genealogy research on the Odell family.

 Lion Craig Wheaton fined Ed and Carol Jones after tipping their Terra, a server, heavily on a wine trip.


Daryl Farnsworth won the free ad. Lion Vicki Whitehouse won the Lotto tickets. Lion Aaron Odell won a shot at the marble drawing but failed to find the white marble. 


Music Therapist Kelli Schofield described how music therapy intervention can change the lives of at-risk youth.