Lions Club Bulletin
Big Flats, New York


Lion Pat McKenzie -- 734-1975

Lion Suzanne Brinthaupt -- 562-3241
Lion John Farr -- 562-7621

December, 2007
Events Calendar:
Dec 8th
Blood drive CANCELLED. Next one will be in February.
  Dec 10th @ 6:30PM Christmas Dinner. Bring a guest!
  Dec 16th & 17th Bell Ringing at Minier’s for the Food Pantry. Note: These dates are on a Sunday and Monday.
  Dec 17th @ 7:00PM Board of Directors meeting at the Community Center.
  Dec 24th Christmas Eve. No dinner meeting.

Club News:
Ann Crook spoke to us in November about her role as manager of the Elmira/Corning Regional Airport, and some of the challenges, future plans, and happenings at the Airport. Later in the month, Nancy Ray gave our Blood Drive volunteers some great advice on conducting the drives. A volunteer herself, Nancy is the Coordinator of Blood Drive Volunteers for the Chemung County Red Cross.

Lion John Hoos reported that 19 Lions made a strong showing at the Scouting for Food project in November, and we were further assisted by many scouts who stayed for the sorting after their pickup duties were completed. The project fell short of last year in terms of the number of items collected, but the spirit of the workers made it a huge success.

King Lion Pat reported that the Elmira firefighters donated $300 to the Elmira Lions in support of the ramp project in August. Lions Al Draht, Tom Rhodes, and Ed Rhodes helped out with that project on behalf of our Club, and the Elmira Lions sent us half of the firefighter’s donation!

Finally, we began to compare notes in November, noting that Marge Tremaine hand-wrote thank you notes to each and everyone who helped out with the Fall Festival in October!

Board Action:
There was no board meeting in November.

Activity Report for November:


Youth Services:
* Boy Scouts - 10 hrs.
Community Services:
* Church - 59 hrs.
* CC Office for aging-Nutrition Site - 15 hrs.
* Food Banks/Pantries - 3 hrs.
* Historical Society - 9 hrs.
* Steele Library - 21 hrs.
* Town Committees (2) - 7 hrs.
Club Activities:
* Two dinner meetings
* Scouting for Food - 19 Lions worked 82 hours.
* BF Youth Basketball-$100
* Total - 39 ( One Lion passed away and one moved)
* Lion Pat attended Meeting in Geneva

Sue Brinthaupt, Club Secretary

From the Scrapbook :

Scouting for Food, 2007

Editor’s Note:
News items and other submissions from Club members are always welcome! Please feel free to send any announcements or other items of humor or interest.

Published: 12/06/2007
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