Lions Meeting for Friday March 8th, 2024

Cassandra Pownell of food Link talks to the club. 

Todays Meeting

Lion President Melinda led us in saluting the flag today, then called on Lion Dee to lead us in singing America the Beautiful and Lion Bob Line to do the invocation.


Lion Allen announced our only guest, Pride Lions Club member Cassandra Pownell, who was in our program today, talking about Food Link.

No fine badge went to Lion Steve today.

Secret greeter: Lion Roy, who noted that Lions Tom Link and Bob Line did not shake his hand.


Lion Allen also announced that the Vission Screening at Tulare County Office of Education’s STEAM Expo on Saturday, March 2, went well.

Board meeting this coming Wednesday evening at 5:30 PM, now at Mountain Mikes Pizza on Mooney.

Lion Melinda announced that Lion Betty was back home after having open heart surgery and that Lion Arron was having heart issues and was in Kaweah for a few days. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

Gold tournament coming up on September 20th, golf committee is forming, if you would like to be part of the committee please contact Lion Melinda and let her know. Lion Melinda also wanted us to get some sawg for the tournament and some ideas on past supporters to hit them up as sponsors.

Lion Pat and Mark

Lion Pat won the right to the marble drawing, but finds out he won nothing. 

Lion Melinda

Lion Melinda had a little freek out, but recovered to lead the reamander of the meeting.

Happy Bucks 

Lion Leigh, who is with the Tulare County Special Olympics, was happy Lion Roy and his wife Javonna came to Tulare last Sunday and did photo packages for the players and coaches. Lion Roy followed that up, saying they had fun and it was good seeing familiar faces for the first time since 2020.

Lion Dee was happy that his brother from Arizona was in town; it was good to see him.

Lion Pete had $5 because he would be at his home in Carolina for five weeks.

Lion Casandra, our guest and member of the Visalia Pride Club, was happy to be with us today.

Lion Mark was happy his wife had surprised him with Brooks and Dunn tickets for his 63 birthday.

Lion Pat was happy his daughter had finished the second phase of her online training in wound care from the Cleveland Institute.

Lion Melinda was happy to see Cassandra from Food Link today.



Lion Tom Link was fined for his phone going off during the meeting. Lion Dee said it wasn’t so bad because he let it go to voice mail this time.

Lion Roy fined Lion Allen for hasseling him for taking too long when Lion Roy went back for a sign Lion Allen forgot at the eye screening.


The $5 drawing went to Lion Mark who donated it to the eye foundation.

Lotto ticket: Lion Mark

The marble drawing went to Lion Pat, , who picked a nonwhite marble, winning nothing but that nonwhite marble.

food link

Lion Cassandra (our program today) won he free add this week.

As always, we are looking for speakers for the club. Use this schuduler app to book your speaker or send them the link to this page and have them do it themsilves. No need to contact me when you want to know if a date is available, if it open on this app, it’s available. (Lion Roy)