Terra Rubra Lions Club Newsletter

December, 2009

Meeting Notes

Monday, November 2

We met at 6:30 p.m. at Middleburg Park. Lion President Beth Sandifer presided over the meeting.

Attendance: We had 20 members and 2 guests present for the evening. Our guests were Lions Dulcie Biser and John Hart from Thurmont Lions Club.

Health & Welfare: We had a report on Lion Lindaís Mom. Lions Larry and Shelbe Stambaugh thanked us for our support and cards after losing a granddaughter. Lion Terry Grable reported that his wife Sandy should be going in for surgery the first week of December.

Reports: Lion Linda Bowers reported on the Blood Drive from October 26th. There were 57 donors that came in with 50 being able to donate.

Business: Lion President Beth presented Lion Brian Cox with his Builders Key Award for sponsoring ten new members into our Lions Club so far.

We approved a donation to LVRF.

The 50-50 drawing with a value of $12.00 was won by Lion Lewana Walters and she donated it toward the Building Fund. Lion President Beth adjourned the meeting at 8:08 p.m.

Monday, November 16

We met at 6:30 p.m. at Middleburg Park. Lion President Beth Sandifer presided over the meeting.

Attendance: We had 19 members and 5 guests present for the evening. Our guests were Jerry and Marlene Stivers and Lion Mike Roserís three boys.

Health & Welfare: Lion Terry reported that Sandy should be going in for surgery on December 8th. PDG Marion Carmack had been in for surgery and was making numerous return trips. Lions Jim and Kim Zinkandís daughter had her baby on Saturday November 14th.

Reports: Lion Shelbe Stambaugh reported on the Basket Bingo.

Lion Larry Stambaugh reported on the October Crab Feed. He also reported on the Canned Nut sales.

Lion President Beth reported on the Quilt Raffle and thanked her mother, Marlene Stivers for making the quilt and donating it to the club. Marlene is getting started on another quilt for next year. Lion President Beth will report on the Home Merchandise Auction at our December 7th meeting.

Lion President Beth also said that an evening of Community Service Work at Carroll Hospital Center was set up for December 12th and made a list of helpers for that evening.

Lion Linda Bowers reminded us to work hard on ticket sales for our $1200 Cash Club and try to find out if your ticket holders will be attending the meal. She would like to have all tickets and money turned in to her a week before the activity to be held on December 5th.

Business: We approved having a money bingo fundraiser for Glenn Kiser to be scheduled for sometime in January.

We approved sending out Christmas Care Packages this year instead of poinsettias and fruit baskets.

Lion Larry Gray is donating a Christmas tree for our building this year, and we will be decorating it on Sunday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m. Our Santa will be at our building on December 19th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. to greet the children of our area and hand out treats. We plan to have light refreshments also.

Lion President Beth adjourned the meeting at 8:11 p.m. with a board meeting to follow.

Club Reminders

  • Our first meeting of December will be on Monday the 7th at Middleburg Park and will be a carry in pot luck meal. We will have a speaker from Silver Oak Academy at our meeting on December 7th to let us know how the school is progressing since it re-opened.
  • Custom Jacket or Shirt Orders: Contact Lion Terry Grable if you need to order anything.

December Birthdays

  • December 16: Lion Scott VanderMeulen

Upcoming Events & Activities

  • December 5: Terra Rubra $1200 Cash Club & Dinner; Middleburg Park 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  • December 6: Tree decorating at Middleburg Park 1:00 p.m.
  • December 7: Terra Rubra Lions Club meeting at Middleburg Park at 6:30 p.m.; Pot Luck Dinner; Program: Presentation by Staff of Silver Oak Academy
  • December 19: Santa Claus at Middleburg Park for community children; 1:00-3:00 p.m. Light refreshments served
  • December 21: Terra Rubra Lions Club Christmas Party at Lion Jim & Lion Kim Zinkandís at 6:30 p.m.; Pot Luck Dinner
  • December 25: Merry Christmas to All!
  • January 4: Terra Rubra Lions Club meeting at Middleburg Park at 6:30 p.m.; Pot Luck Dinner
  • January 18: Terra Rubra Lions Club meeting at Middleburg Park at 6:30 p.m.; Pot Luck Dinner
  • February 14: Terra Rubra Daytona 500 Party at Middleburg Park
  • February 20: Cash Bingo at Middleburg Park
  • March 6: Terra Rubra Lions Bull Roast at Middleburg Park
  • March 20: Cash Bingo at Middleburg Park
  • April 17: Terra Rubra $1200 Cash Club & Dinner; Middleburg Park 1:00Ė3:00 p.m.

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