Lions Club Bulletin
Big Flats, New York


Lion Pat McKenzie -- 734-1975

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

May, 2008
Events Calendar:
  May 3rd Journey for Sight. Lion Mike Yanak is in charge.
May 12th @ 6:30PM
Dinner meeting at the Crystal House.
  May 16th District Governor's Testimonial & Awards Banquet at the Treadway Inn, Owego.
  May 19th @ 7:00PM Board of Directors meeting at the Community Center.
  May 23-26 Memorial District Governor's Testimonial & Awards Banquet at the Treadway Inn, Owego.Day Coffee Rest Stop. Lion Lance Muir is in charge.
  May 26th @ 6:30PM Dinner Meeting at the Crystal House.

Club News:
Lion Gene Herber reported that 12 Lions helped out with Adopt-A-Highway in April, so thanks go out to those Lions and also those who weren't there but settled up with the Tail Twister! Lion Lance passed around a sign-up sheet and we are still in need of volunteers for the Memorial Day Rest Stop. Friday appears to be covered, but there are open slots on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Please contact Lion Lance if you have not done so already, and please be reminded that we also need cookies and/or $5 to cover cookie expenses.

Lion Don Roe update:
Please visit Lion Don Roe at Elcor. Lion Bill Powell reported at our second meeting in April that Lion Don is still in Room 50 in the Maple Creek wing, and he is still in about the same condition. He has entered hospice there and he welcomes all who wish to reminisce and say goodbye.

Board Action:
We received a thank you notes for our donations to Camp Badger and Campaign Sight First, and also a notification for the District Governor's Testimonial & Awards Banquet at the Treadway Inn, Owego, on May 16th. Lion Gary Bernhardt reported that 6 Lions worked 58 hours at Camp Badger in April, and Lion Lance Muir reported that all the paperwork was in for the Memorial Day Rest Stop. Classy Collectibles - Library Advocates requested our help for 2009 - They were most appreciative for the help our Club provided in March. Reminder from the Treasurer: When getting items from Miniers for any project, please tell Miniers who you are purchasing the items for (such as the Fall Festival or Classy Collectibles or Big Flats Times concerts) so they will not be charged to our account.

Elected Officers for 2008-2009:


1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
3rd Vice President
Two Year Director
Two Year Director
One Year Director
One Year Director
Tail Twister
Lion Tamer

Lion Mike Yanak
Lion Judy Zimmerman
Lion Bob Byland
Lion Bill Powell
Lion John Farr
Lion Tom Rhodes
Lion Donna Barto
Lion Grace Yanak
Lion John Hoos
Lion Don Williams
Lion Lance Muir
Lion Ed Rhodes

.Activity Report for April:


Youth Services:
* Boy Scouts 8
Sight Services:
* Eyeglass Recyling 4
Community Services:
* Church 73
* CC Office for aging-Nutrition Site 12
* Food Banks/Pantries 48
* BF Historical Society 6
* Meals on Wheels 4
* CG Museum Guide 10
* Town Committees 23
* Tanglewood 53
Club Activities:
* Two Dinner Meetings
* Officers for 2008-2009 elected (after 3 readings of the slate)
* Adopt A Highway 12 Lions 43 hours
* Camp Badger 6 Lions 58
* Donated $300 to Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts
* Maintained at 39


Sue Brinthaupt, Club Secretary

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: 05/07/2008
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