Lions Club Bulletin
Big Flats, New York

Membership Chair

Lion Mary Ann Balland -- 562-3106

Lion Gene Herber -- 562-3168
Lion Rita Dery -- 739-3806

October, 2012

Remember that there is NO dinner meeting on October 8 due to the Kanona Rest Stop. At he nest meeting at the Crystal House on Oct 22, we will havea the first 50/50 drawing. In order for this project to be successful ALL SOLD TICKETS must be given to Lion Marshall ASAP!!

We had 2 very informative meetings in September. On 9/10 our speaker was Kim Hayes from the Office for the Aging and Long Term Care. She spoke about the Medicare Open Enrollment to change coverage which will begin on October 15. If you have any questions about you can call the Office at 737 5531.

On Sept. 24 Katie Rhodes spoke about her work at Catholic Charities where she is involved in many of their fund raising activities. The March Out Hunger drive held at the end of Oct. and the Empty Bowl Luncheon the will support the Samaritan Center are only two those activities.

Two new members were inducted by Lion Don Williams at the 9/24 meeting. Be sure to welcome Faye and Duane Gardner and include them in some of our activities

The things we did in September included a Lunch at the Community Kitchen on 9/14, a ramp in Big Flats on 9/28 and the highway cleanup on 9/29/30.

One of the longer more complicated ramps with two angles, built on Kingsbury Ave. in Elmira last summer.

Club news:
Happy birthday to Lions Tom Rhodes and Bill Powell in Oct. 26. May they continue to enjoy Lions fellowship for many years.

Lions Judy and Dean Zimmerman will be spending the next 6 months in the South. Contacts from October 1 through Jan. are Judy’s cell 607 425 5574, Dean’s 607 857 9973, email (, USPS 4108 Monument Ct. #104, Fairfax, VA 22033

Opportunities for service this month include work at Camp Badger on 10/20 where attention will be on the front and back steps at Cabin 4. A Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for 10/30 at the Community Center. To be part of either of these projects contact Lion Gary at 562-3471.

Published: 10/06/2012
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