The Wayland Lions Club held the March meeting Tuesday, March 19, at the Wayland Community Center. President Jay Meyer called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. John Swartzendruber offered the Invocation.
Thirteen members and one guest enjoyed the delicious meal catered by Alice Hofstetler.
Following the meal, the business meeting resumed. Minutes of the previous meeting and the treasurer’s report were given and approved.
A thank-you was sent to February guest speaker Amy Martin for her excellent presentation on diabetes.
Membership chair Brian Pattyson reviewed a future membership drive and read a proposed letter.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Parkview Home and West Park.
A letter was read from Lions Clubs International President Wayne A. Madden awarding Wayland Lions Club their 55-year patch. The patch commemorates their charter on April 10, 1958, and will be proudly displayed on their banner.
Two 10th-year anniversary patches were awarded the WACO Leo Club sponsored by the Lions of Wayland, Olds and Crawfordsville. It was noted that the Lions sponsoring the Leo Club were appreciative of the Leos' contributions to their communities. The Lions clubs look forward to continuing this valuable relationship with civic-minded youth who contribute their volunteer time and skills for the betterment of their communities.
Wayland Lions approved a $275 contribution to Camp Courageous for local attending youth.
Secretary Carol Shumaker informed the members that the April meeting will call for election for the new term of a secretary, second- and third-vice presidents to complete the list of officers. Marianne Pattyson and Randy Fehr will become president and first vice president, respectively, for the new term beginning in July. Terry Kaufman will serve as treasurer.
At the April meeting, Wayland Lion Larry Graber will feature a slide presentation on his recent visit to Switzerland.