LAST MEETING – Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – There were 43 Lions and 16 Lionettes at this meeting. This meeting was a special gathering of Lion sand Lionettes for a fine evening of friendship. Lion Scott Yonce was the host and Lionette Shirley Perdew was a principal speaker. BBQ Chairman, Immediate Past President John Warnick also spoke on the BBQ and all were beneficiaries of audio visual slides created by Lion Martin with Lion Scott.
Lion First Vice President Gary Llewellyn inducted new member Johnathon Barmoy, sponsored by Lion Duane Boyd. Tip board winners were Lion Ray Ross and Lionettes Sue Ross and Janet Glass. Lion Charlie Croft won the Honest Drawing and the 50/50 went to Lion Bob May.
NEXT MEETING – Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 pm – Regular Dinner Meeting at the LaVale Vol. Fire Dept. Hall. The guest speaker will be Dr. Robert Carpenter, MD. Dr. Carpenter will give and update on the medical mission to the Philippines that he and area doctors continue to participate in. Meeting dinner costs are $11.00 for At-Large, Affiliate, Associate, Privileged, and Life members, and visiting Lions. Regular members dinner costs are included in your dues/dinner bill.
FOLLOWING MEETING – Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 6:30 pm –Regular dinner program meeting. Program speaker will be Lion Francis “Champ” Zumbrun, co-author of, “Cresap’s Rifles; The Untold Story pf the Riflemen Who Helped Save George Washington’s Army.” Meeting dinner costs are $11.00 for At-Large, Affiliate, Associate, Privileged, and Life members, and visiting Lions. Regular members dinner costs are included in your dues/dinner bill.
LIONS NEWS – Chicken BBQ Committee – Lion John Warnick – There will be a report on the BBQ next meeting. Remember to return your early bird ticket money and unsold tickets at the next meeting.
LIONETTES NEWS - The next Lionettes meeting is 6:00 pm on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, (THIRD TUESDAY) at Gehauf’s Restaurant for the Lionettes Only Dinner. Let Lionettes President Shirley Perdew know if you will be attending. Officers for the 2018-2019 year are President Shirley Perdew, Vice President Judy Hamilton, Secretary Janet Glass, Treasurer Ina Warnick, Tail Twister Rosalie Peck, and Sunshine Lionette Debby Mohler.
CARE AND CONCERN – We are saddened to report that Ruth Brown, wife of Lion Cole Brown passed away. Thoughts and letters of condolence may be sent to the family at Please keep the following Lions and their families in your thoughts and prayers this week: Daryl and Janey Smith and Family, Lee and Nancy Capper and family, Marty and Janis Tichnell and family, James Bukovec and family, Frank and Carol Ways and family, Stan and Shirley Perdew and family, John and Kathy Burkey and family, John and Eileen Engel and family, Ed and Holly Schewe and family, Tom B. Wiles and family, George Schoenadel, and Ron Clites.
DATES TO REMEMBER -
May 15, 2018 - Tuesday, 6:30 pm – Regular Dinner Program Meeting, LaVale Vol. Fire Dept. Hall
June 5, 2018 - Tuesday, 6:30 pm – Regular Dinner Program Meeting, LaVale Vol. Fire Dept. Hall
June 19, 2018 – Tuesday, 6:00 pm – Installation of Officers Dinner, Cumberland Country Club, 10200 Country Club Rd NE, Cumberland, MD. Social Hour at 6:00 pm, dinner at 6:30 pm.
June 26, 2018 – Tuesday, 7:00 pm - Board of Directors Meeting, LaVale Rescue Squad, Second Floor
July 3, 2018 – Tuesday, 6:30 pm – Lions Pavilion, LaVale District Park, Georges Creek BLVD, LaVale, MD. This is our first picnic meeting at the park. Come out and enjoy the casual atmosphere. Catering by Orchid Owls. Corn-on-the cob by the Picnic Crew and Higson’s Farm.
July 17, 2018 - Tuesday, 6:30 pm – Lions Pavilion, LaVale District Park, Georges Creek BLVD, LaVale, MD. This is our second picnic meeting at the park. Come out and enjoy the casual atmosphere. Catering by Orchid Owls. Corn-on-the cob by the Picnic Crew and Higson’s Farm.
July 24, 2918 - Tuesday, 7:00 pm - Board of Directors Meeting, LaVale Rescue Squad, Second Floor
WORDS OF WISDOM, QUIPS & QUOTES – Strengthen Membership Month
Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped. Helen Keller
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CLUB UPDATES – The LaVale Lions Club was honored at the Lions Multiple District 22 Convention in Ocean City May 8th with the District 22-W Superstar Club Award for support of Lions Clubs International Foundation, Inc.
LaVale Lions Club well represented at the Convention – Lions Robert Robinette, Gary Llewellyn, Jerry Noel, Randy Schry, Charles Croft, Don Peck and Stephen Finger were joined by Lionettes Marie Robinette, Mary Ann Schry, Rosalie Peck and Joyce Noel. Lion Lois Barb with Leader Dog to be Riley, visited Lion Gary.
Dining in the Dark for Leader Dog – LaVale Lion Chris Myers represented the club May 11th at the second annual Walkersville Leo Club Dining in the Dark Dinner to raise awareness about blindness and raise funds for Leader Dogs for the Blind.
Tri-County Math Competition at Allegany College of Maryland – Lion Dr. Shakil Rahman, Ph.D., represented the LaVale Lions Club May 2nd at the annual area high school mathematics competition. The top 10 winning match scholars win various scholarships that can be converted into college level classes at ACM.