The Nevada Lions Club held its regular Board Meeting at the Radke home on May 3, 1999. The meeting was called to order at 7:32 p.m. by President Susan Radke who acted as chairman, with the following board members in attendance:
Everett Carman Lynn Harris Loren Heckathorne Bob Hobson Dean Howell Jerry Radke Duane Stansbury Janice Whaley Donald Williams
The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer's balance of $4,561.67 was read and approved.
The secretary presented the following bills:
Jim Fenn - Sign materials $ 42.90 City of Nevada - Gates rent 1-13 to 3-24-99 144.00
Lion Carman moved to pay the bills as presented, seconded by Harris, motion carried.
President Radke congratulated Zone Chair Janice Whaley for being elected District 9x7 Vice District Governor for 1999-2000 and for receiving the International Leadership Award.
Zone Chair Jan Whaley reported that the International Lions Youth Exchange Camp needs 50+ meals for July 22 at 6:00 P.M. at the Elm Lodge on the 4-H Camp Grounds near Madrid. Lion Jerry Radke moved to support the camp with 25 doz. cookies by July 16 and supper July 22, seconded by Stansbury, motion carried with one no vote.
President Susan Radke reported on the following:
- May 4 Zone meeting at Gilbert Fire Station with Officers Training.
- Scholarship Committee will met in May. Lion Carman moved to give both Scholarship winners $500.00 with needed money coming from the Project Fund, seconded by Howell, motion carried.
- Read a letter from Nevada Community Resource Center wanting help for a Nevada girl with double vision to go to Ames for a swimming team activity. Lion Williams moved to deny the request, seconded by Carman, motion carried.
- Read a letter from Fort Madison Lions Club wanting help for two children needing Braille and speaking machines. If each Lions Club would give $10.00 for each child they could have them. Lion Stansbury moved to give $10.00 for each child or a total of $20.00, seconded by Harris, motion carried.
The June 7 Board Meeting will be at the Nevada State Bank with Loren Heckathorne providing the refreshments.
Meeting adjourned at 8:50 P.M.
May 21, 22, 23, - Iowa Lions State Convention in Davenport, Iowa.
June 28 to July 2, 1999 - Lions International Convention in San Diego, Calif.
Secretary Bob Hobson
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