By Cynthia Stimson
The Fairfax Lions Club met at 7:00 PM on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Guaranty Bank. Present: Gary Glockoff, Billy Toner, Deb Mallie, Paul Mallie, Cynthia Stimson, Kathy Everett, Brad Morgan and Sarah Morgan.
The pledge of allegiance was recited.
The roll call question was: If you received a wish, what would it be?
Motioned by Billy, seconded by Deb to approve the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried.
Gary mentioned that Prairie will be having kids sight events. He will email the dates.
Motioned by Deb, seconded by Brad to approve the bills as presented. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motioned by Paul, seconded by Deb to approve the treasurer’s report. All ayes. Motion carried.
Motioned by Brad, seconded by Kathy to approve the minutes from 02-03-14. All ayes. Motion carried.
Membership was discussed. Sarah Morgan will be a new member.
Paul discussed solicitation for funds for the Lions Foundation. Gary discussed some of the Foundation’s activities. Cynthia suggested we consider a policy to divide charitable funds giving to: 10% international, 10% Iowa Foundation, and 80% for local causes the group chooses.
Paul discussed the Punt, Pass, & Kick activity and parade for USA Days on June 28. The group will not participate in the Farmers’ Market at this time. They do want to collect eyeglasses. Cynthia is to check into getting five of these boxes.
Kathy discussed a Tupperware fundraiser. We would make 40% of the gross sales. Kathy will turn over her share of the price to the club. The sale flyer is good for six months. We will take orders until the May 5, 2014, meeting. We should collect payment with the order and make any checks payable to: Fairfax Lions Club. Kathy will check on the specifics of online orders.
Volunteers are needed for the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12. The cost is approximately $65.00 per group.
Motioned by Cynthia, seconded by Sarah to pay $65.00 to FYSA for the Easter Egg Hunt. All ayes. Motion carried.
The blog and Facebook page were mentioned. We will need to check with Ed about specifics.
Nomination of officers was discussed.
Motioned by Deb, seconded by Cynthia to keep the slate of officers the same unless someone speaks up wanted to serve. Discussion was held that maybe we should table this issue until next meeting. It was decided to table. The current officers are:
President – Paul Mallie
Vice President/Membership – Jason Rabe
Secretary – Cynthia Stimson
Treasurer – Billy Toner
Information/Communication – Ed Faber
Twister – Dean Schrader
Cynthia Stimson volunteered to bring treats to the next meeting. It was then discussed to have a “program host” each meeting who would take care of the treats and speaker. So, Cynthia will arrange the program for next meeting.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:17 PM.
– Cynthia Stimson, Secretary