Wayland Area News
Wayland Lions Club
The Wayland Lions Club met at the Wayland Community Center on June 18.
President Jay Meyer called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. John Swartzendruber gave the invocation.
Following the meal, the treasurer’s report and secretary’s minutes were given by Brian Pattyson and Carol Shumaker, respectively.
President Meyer read a letter from Kaye Hulme expressing appreciation for the Wayland Lions sponsoring 11 children to attend Camp Courageous.
An additional letter of appreciation was read from the WACO After-Prom Committee for sponsorship of that event.
President Meyer presented a 10-year Lions Membership Certificate to Russ Yoder.
The Wayland Lions recent Blood Drive was deemed a success with two new donors and a total of 43 units of blood drawn. This exceeded the goal of 37 units.
Watch for a second blood drive sponsored by the Wayland Lions Club in August.
The Annual July 4th Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Wayland Lions will be held at the Wayland Community Center from 6:30 to 9 a.m. on July 4.
A portion of the proceeds will be dedicated to the Insight Partnership Group for disability technical training and development.
Wayland Lions approved a budget for the sponsor/potential member meeting to be held on Oct. 15.
The purpose of this special meeting is to invite Wayland and surrounding community residents that are interested in joining the Wayland Lions to promote charitable activities to benefit and enhance the lives of their neighbors locally, state-wide and internationally.
The Lions’ motto is “We Serve!” Individuals interested in improving the lives of residents in their community should contact a Wayland Lion Member or Membership Chairman, Brian Pattyson at 256-4346.
Be sure to leave a message of your interest and your telephone number so Pattyson or another Wayland Lion can return your call and answer any of your questions.
Iowa J, T.T.T.
Chapter Iowa J of National T.T.T. Society met Monday, July 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayland Community Center with 19 members, two campers and 10 family members.
Hostesses Jennifer Miller and Jeanne Davis provided an ice cream sundae bar for all to enjoy.
The girls then told of their camp experience, answered questions, had questions of their own to ask the members, and sang a couple of camp songs. These campers provided delightful entertainment for the evening.
At 7:45 p.m. President Ann Wilson called the business meeting to order and opened with a reading from “Fabulosity” entitled “Keep Fabulous Friendships Alive.”
Rachel Meyer took roll call and read the minutes of the June meet-ing.
Willa Wilson reported on courtesy activities.
Ways and Means announced the chapter will do a “Tip Night” at the Washington Pizza Ranch on July 15. She had a sign-up sheet for shifts for chapter members to bus tables.
The chapter will receive tips and a percentage of sales for the evening.
Proceeds go toward providing camping for deserving girls and assistance to camper families when needed. Meyer will pick up brochures to have available for that night.
Motion carried for our food donations to go to Fellowship Cup for summer months.
President Ann thanked the hostesses for their hospitality and delicious sundae bar.
Due to the regular September meeting date falling on Labor Day, the September meeting was changed to the second Tuesday, September 10, at 7 p.m.
Hostesses for the September meeting are Ann Krabill and Shirley Krabill.