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Lions Club meets

Sep 14, 2017

The Wayland Lions Club held their August meeting at the Wayland Community Center. There were 13 members present and two guests.

President Chuck Brown called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Stan Meyer gave the Invocation before the meeting broke for a delicious meal catered by Alice Hochstetler.

At the resumption of the meeting, Lion Marianne Pattyson read the minutes and Terry Kaufman gave the treasurer’s report. Both treasury and eecretary reports were approved.

New Business: President Chuck Brown presented a 10-Year Membership Chevron to Lion Chad Hudson; Wayland Lions Annual Rose Sale consists of a dozen roses for a fee. Deliveries will be made to the recipient’s home on Saturday, Sept. 16; Wayland Lions Club has had the Annual Rose Sale for 20 years to raise funds for various charitable projects; President Chuck Brown inducted Ron Reid as a New Wayland Lions Club Member. Ron’s membership raises the Wayland Lions Club Members to 30, which is plus-two for the year; representing a 10 percent gain over the previous year. Larry Graber was awarded a Sponsorship Pin for adding Ron as a member; Brian Pattyson updated the members on the progress of developing a New Leo Club for Wayland and Crawfordsville Lions Clubs, who would be sponsors; Brian and Marianne Pattyson will be taking collected eye glasses to the Eye Center for processing. Brian mentioned that Lions Clubs also collect used Hearing Aids that are processed for re-use; President Chuck Brown asked Brian Pattyson to look into a Hay Ride during an evening prior to Halloween. There would be hot chocolate and snacks. A Free Will offering would be used for future charitable projects; Wayland Lions are looking for a volunteer interested in keeping the Monument with Lions Sign landscaped on 55W; Stan Meyer mentioned that the Annual Fruit Sale Event depends on a new owner of Maxwell Market, that supplied the fruit for 35 years.

Members approved donations to the following organizations: Wayland Museum, Iowa Lions Eye Foundation, Lions Clubs International Fund and the Wayland Youth Center.


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