President Karen McVaigh the meeting by asking Lion Bob Line to lead the Club in a patriotic song – Lion Bob responded with God Bless America. Lion Betty Odell led the flag salute and Lion Pete Sherwood performed the invocation.
Lion Carol Jones won the “no-fine” badge for the meeting.
Lion Allen Ventling thanked members for their help with a vision screening event on Sunday March 24th at the Tulare Family Health Care Network offices. Twenty-three kids were tested and four were referred for eye exams. The next event will be on April 13th in Goshen.
Murder Mystery Dinner Chairperson Lauri Aguilar reported that 268 tickets have now been sold. Lion Lauri said it had been a pleasure and honor to work with the committee.
Lion Don Landers donated a Lions suit jacket that will be auctioned at a District meeting.
World traveler Lion Tony Loliva had a great trip to Italy and Portugal and donated twenty happy bucks.
Lion Ruth McKee was, once again, happy it was Friday.
Lion Don Landers will be travelling to Helendale and Vegas.
Dodgers fan Ed Jones was happy to see his team in first place atop the National League Western Division.
Lion Steve Gerrard donated a happy buck in honor of Lion Lion Lauri and her committee.
Lion Roy Dressel was happy the Murder Mystery Dinner was almost here.
Lion Craig Wheaton was happy to be back at club. He also joked that the San Francisco giants were only one game out of first place.
Lion Pete Sherwood had a chance to play golf with old friends from the Bay Area.
Lion Vicki Whitehouse shared that her husband continues to do well. She also thanked Committee Chair Lauri Aguilar for her efforts.
Lion Lauri Aguilar was happy the Mystery Dinner date us finally here.
Lion Dee Baughman was teed off at Lions Bob Line and Tom Link for talking while he attempted to play golf.
Lion Melinda Blankenship fined Lion Dee for a joke he told and Lion Tom Link for being late for the meeting.
Lion Betty Odell won the five-dollar raffle and donated the proceeds to the Lions Eye Foundation. Lion Dee Baughman won the free ad. Lion Brad Board won the Lotto tickets.