The Wayland Lions held its October meeting on the 16th at the Wayland Community Center with 13 members present.
President Jay Meyer opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and Royce Roth offered prayer. All enjoyed the meal prepared by Alice Hostettler.
Minutes of the previous meeting were approved and the treasurer’s report accepted.
Janet Sterling advised the club that the local resident in need of a hearing aid was tested and the cost of the aid noted. Eye care for students of the WACO School District is still being researched.
Membership chair Brian Pattyson mentioned that the club needs to increase its membership. He asked each member to consider who they could be inviting to a meeting
President Jay Meyer thanked Stan Meyer and John Swartzendruber for helping with the screenings for KidSight Sept. 27 at the WACO Elementary. Twenty-nine children were screened.
Brian Pattyson will submit information to the Iowa Lion representing news from the Wayland Lions Club.
The club will give a monetary donation to Camp Courageous.
Eighteen members of the Iowa J Chapter of the National T.T.T. Society met Nov. 16, at the WACO High School home economics room at 4:30 p.m.
The annual fundraiser cheese ball sales provided an evening of work making cheese balls and a time of fellowship among members.
During a short business meeting, roll call was taken and president Ann Wilson read a short message titled “Fabulosity.” Amy McLaughlin read the minutes of the Oct. 1 meeting.
Corresponding Secretary Joni Huisenga read an e-mail received from national office.
Willa Wilson gave the treasurer’s report to be filed for audit.
The proposed changes to the chapter’s bylaws were discussed and voted upon. Revised bylaws will be sent to the state parliamentarian for state approval.
A motion to change the night of the chapter meetings failed.
Motion carried ratifying an emergency gift given to a former camp girl's family.
The December meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.at the Pizza Ranch at Mt. Pleasant Dec. 4. There will be no gift exchange this year. Members will bring food items to meetings to be given to the WACO Backpack program. A container will be available for collection of those items at the December meeting.
Bills were approved for payment by the treasurer.
A benefit for the Tiffany Manning Jackson family will be held at the WACO High School Feb. 9, 2013. Anyone who can help should contact Lori Messer or Bob Mattocks.
President Ann passed out the program books for the new year and noted that hostesses have been assigned. If your date does not work for you, please make a point of having someone serve in your place.