On Nov. 30, 2013, the family of Marjorie (and the late Everett) Davison met for a combination Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday dinner in the family room at Parkview Home in Wayland where Marge resides.
A bountiful meal was served and followed with gift giving, family visiting, and viewing of past family pictures. Marge (GG) was presented with a small tabletop tree and each great-grandchild decorated it with an ornament they had made.
Those present with Marge were: Cheryl Dahlquist of Keota; Margene and John Erlenbush of Ainsworth; Dave Davison and Diane Shaver of Brashear, Mo.; Christi and Josh Sands and Jenna and Haley of Columbus Junction; Andy and Brooke Dahlquist and Addison, Caye, and Jadie of Belle Plaine; Ashley and Glenn Johnson and Kinsley of Edina, Mo.; and Justin and Dindsey Davison and Paisley of Holt’s Summit, Mo.
Those unable to attend were Brian and Brody Dahlquist of Long Beach, Calif., and Gavin and Emma Davison of Holt’s Summit, Mo.
Olds Lions Club held a meeting on Dec. 10 with a potluck dinner served at 6:30 p.m. Cookie bags for the elderly and shut-ins of the community were filled, with delivery before Christmas.
Vice President Fred Roth presided at the business meeting. Reports were heard regarding the Iowa Lions Bank Eye Transportation program.
Under new business, an invitation was read from the Wayland Lions Club concerning revitalization of the Leo Club sponsored by the Crawfordsville, Wayland and Olds Lions clubs. Motion approved expenditures for one-third of the cost for a banner for the Leo Club.
Olds Lions will host their Family Fun Soup Supper Night on Jan. 14, 2014. A variety of soups and pie will be offered along with the usual soup sides. There will be board games and cards offered for entertainment and door prizes awarded at 7 p.m. — all for a free will donation.
A “tip night” at a Mt. Pleasant restaurant has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Money raised will go to support programs such as Iowa Lions Eye Bank, Iowa KidSight, Iowa School for the Deaf, Iowa Lions Hearing Aid Bank (including cochlear implants), Iowa Department for the Blind, leader dogs, and a variety of camps such as Camp Courageous.
The meeting concluded with Tail Twister Lion Darrell Smith assessing various meaningless and frivolous fines, all for the promotion of just having a good time.