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Wayland Lion’s celebrate 60 years

May 22, 2018

On Tuesday, May 15, The Wayland Lions Club held their May meeting at the Wayland Community Center with nine members present. President Bill Grimm called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Larry Graber gave the Invocation.

The meeting then broke for a delicious meal catered by Alice Hochstetler.

At the resumption of the meeting, Grimm read the minutes of the last meeting and Terry Kaufman gave the treasurer’s report, which was approved.

Old Business:

· The Wayland Lions Club $500 Scholarship for a WACO Senior was presented to Cody Crawford by Lion Robert Meyer, during the May 15, Awards Celebration at WACO High School.

· April 10 was the 60th Anniversary of the Wayland Lions Club serving its communities. An anniversary dinner is planned for October for current members and their guests. A committee was formed to plan for the event.

· A “Diabetes Awareness Program” was discussed further and plans for the program are being made.

· The June blood drive will be held at the Wayland Community Center on June 14 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.

· The Wayland Lions Club will hold their July 4th pancake breakfast at the Wayland Community Center from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m.

New Business:

· Treasurer Terry Kaufman reminded members that yearly membership dues are due.

· President Grimm announced that Gary Lauger accepted the second VP position. Confirmation was unanimous.

· President Bill Grimm discussed various projects to be completed by the Wayland Lions Club from his monthly agenda.

· 2018/2019 officer positions & community service projects were reported to Iowa State Lions Clubs & Lions Clubs International, so all information is current and credit for Wayland Lions Club’s service to the Wayland Communities is recognized.

· Secretary Gary Lauder continued the discussion of several ideas for trips to reinforce the Lions Club awareness and support of additional projects for the Wayland Communities. Members agreed it was best to hold an event after harvest to allow maximum attendance by members.

· A historic lions sign was reintroduced with discussion of where to have it displayed. First Vice President Randy Morrow will place it on a wall in the Wayland Community Center.

The official meeting ended at 8 p.m.

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