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ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

March 10, 2014

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

We had one Guest:  Shawn Donahue from Express Games.

A Motion was made by Marv Hietala and seconded by Conrad Thomsen to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Mar. 13th:    Linda Orazem and Carolyn Remer

               Mar. 20th:    Denny Friendt and Mitzie Reis

               Mar. 27th:     Denny Friendt and Rae Ann Larson

               Apr. 3rd :       Hans Woelfle and Mitzie Reis

               Apr. 10th:      Martha Sahlstrom and Rae Ann Larson

Conrad Thomsen won Split the Pot - $10.50

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Shari Woelfle to allow Tyler Soderstrom to use our Gambling License to sponsor a Fund Raising Raffle for the Junior High Sports program at Isle High School. They need to raise $23,000.  Drawing will be held on April 10th.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom and seconded by Leta Christensen to make a $100.00 donation to the Raffle for the “Save Junior High Sports”.  Carried.

Shawn Donahue from Express Games came and talked to the Club on the Electronic Gambling.  Hans has talked to several other Lions Clubs that use the Electronic Gambling and they have all reported good profits.

The Committee is still working on the new Donation Policy.  When the new policy is set up  all members will vote on it.

The Zone Wide Project is set for March 22nd at the First Lutheran Church in Little Falls.  We will be packaging food.  Start time is at 9:30 am.  They are looking for 2-3 members from each club.

Please make a note on your calendar that Debi Miller will have her Brat Stand at Teal’s Market on July 4th and July 5th.  Our club usually helps her out with this in lieu of a donation.

Officer Training will be held in April.  All sessions will run 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm:

            April 18th :  Rocori High School, Cold Springs

            April 15th:   Pierz High School, Pierz

            April 22nd:   East Central High School, Askov

            April 29th:   Staples/Motley High School, Staples

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

March 24, 2014

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

11 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Linda Orazem, Marv Hietala, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Rae Ann Larson, Carolyn Remer, Mitzie Reis, Shari Woelfle and Nancy Friendt.

We had two Guests:  Kari Conner and Tura Eye for Isle After Prom Party.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

The Donation Policy Committee is still working on a new policy.  They will bring their recommendations to the General Meeting.

President Hans Woelfle will check on the updates for the Electronic Gambling.

There was discussion on where to purchase the meat and the price of meat for the Meat Raffle.  President Hans Woelfle and Gambling Manager Rae Ann Larson will go to Teal’s Market and talk to Rhonda.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to accept the following Nominations for Board of Directors that we have so far:

            President:  Linda Orazem

            1st Vice President:  Dawn Christensen

            2nd Vice President:  Marv Hietala

            3rd Vice President: Dan Leitner

            Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

            Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

            Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

            Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

            Gambling Manager:  Rae Ann Larson

            Membership Chairperson:  Hans Woelfle

            Two Year Board Member: Mitzie Reis and Conrad Thomsen

            One Year Board Member:  Donita Odden and Nancy Friendt

Carried.

The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 19th  at 10:00 am at the IREC.  A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to spend up to $650.00 on the Easter Egg Hunt.  Carried.

Phyllis Ketchmark and Linda Orazem will attend the Red Cross Bloodmobile Coordinator’s Meeting at Grand View Lodge on April 14th.  Ruth Johnson is still down south and will not be attending.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $500.00 to the After Prom Party.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $200.00 to the “Hooked on Fishing Not  on Drugs” Program for the 4th graders.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to make a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to Mark Huffman, Ken Jensen and Jeremy Roeschlein (Laura Berhow) for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marv Hietala and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

Board Meeting Feb 24 2014
 
Shawn Donahue from Express Games will be at our next General Meeting on March 
 
 to talk to us about the Electronic Gambling.
 
A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Woelfe to donate 
 
$500.00 to the Children’s Grief Connection. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate 
 
$100.00 to each of the five Girl Scout Troops ($500.00 Total). Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to make a 
 
recommendation to donate $100.00 to Toni Strecker for medical expenses. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to donate 
 
$300.00 to Clothes for Kids (To buy jackets and winter wear for the elementary). 
 
Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn. 
 
Carried.
 
 
 
ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
 
February 10, 2014
 
Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
 
Invocation was given by Doc Moss.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Phyllis Ketchmark to approve the 
 
Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve 
 
the Treasurer’s Report. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the 
 
Gambling Report. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful 
 
Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund. Carried.
 
Meat Raffle Workers:
 
: Frank and Phyllis Ketchmark
 
: Hans and Linda Orazem 
 
: Rae Ann Larson and Carolyn Remer
 
: Dan Leitner and Hans Woelfle
 
Dan Leitner won Split the Pot - $8.00
 
Mid-Winter Convention was held at the Kelly Inn in St Cloud on February 7, 8 and 
 
. President Hans Woelfle, Treasurer Marlene Moss and Past President Dan Leitner 
 
attended on Saturday. They all went to some very informative classes.
 
The Zone Wide Project is set. We will be Packaging Food sometime in March. The 
 
location will be at the First Lutheran Church in Little Falls and we need at least 3 or 
 
more representatives from our club. The date and time will be decided at the Zone 
 
Meeting on February 25th
 
The Spaghetti Supper is set for February 18th
 
begin serving at 4:30 pm. Adults $8.00, Seniors and Students $5.00 and Preschoolers 
 
are Free. Proceeds will go to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund. Pies will also be sold by 
 
the FACS Class for $2.00/slice. 
 
The Brat Stand at Teal’s Market is set for June 27th
 
 Proceeds from the Brat Stand will also go to the Nyquist 
 
Scholarship Fund. We also talked about selling used books to try and raise more 
 
 in the Isle High School Commons. We will on th 28th
 
. This is also Helen Keller’s Birthday (June 28, 1880).
 
We held a discussion on the Electronic Gambling. The approximate cost to get started 
 
would be $450.00 (which the Isle Muni would pay). This would include three IPads and 
 
a Point of Sale Terminal. We would be responsible for the $5.00/week for the IPads. 
 
Payout is 85%. A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to 
 
table the discussion until we receive more information. Carried.
 
President Hans Woelfle will talk to Shawn Donahue of Express Games and have him 
 
attend our General Meeting in March to answer any questions our members may 
 
have. Also talked about having a member from Allied Charities come and answer any 
 
Our next Zone Meeting will be held at the Onamia Vets Club on February 25th
 
hour will start at 6:00 pm with the Meeting starting at 6:45 pm and Dinner at 7:00 pm. 
 
Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dan Leitner, Marlene Moss and Marv Hietala will attend. 
 
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to follow the 
 
Board of Directors recommendation to donate $500.00 to the Sixth Grade Class for 
 
their trip to the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center. Carried.
 
Santa Sale is set for December 6, 2014. The Agreement with Fun Services has been 
 
sent in. Because we have sent our Agreement in early we will receive a 5% discount on 
 
A Committee has been formed to work on new Contribution Guidelines. The 
 
Committee will consist of Hans Woelfle, Linda Orazem, Rae Ann Larson, Clark 
 
Sahlstrom, Doc Moss, Bubbles Haggberg and Phyllis Ketchmark.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marv Hietala to adjourn.
 
 
 
ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
 
January 13, 2013
 
We held a short Board Meeting before our General Meeting.
Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.
10 Members Present: Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Linda Orazem, Marv Hietala, 
 
Dan Leitner, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Rae Ann Larson, Carolyn Remer and Nancy Friendt
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Linda Orazem to donate $500.00 
 
to the City of Wahkon to help with the Vikings Arctic Blast. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate $500.00 
 
to Eagle Scout Tyler Rutt. As an Eagle Scout project he is making four display cases for 
 
the MSA to display mannequin’s dressed in different service uniforms. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate 
 
$1,200.00 to the City of Wahkon for Senior Dining. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to pay $250.00 for 
 
Membership Dues to Allied Charties (Gambling). Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate 
 
$300.00 to the Land of Lakes Girl Scout Council. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marv Hietala to Adjourn. Carried.
 
 
 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

January 13, 2014

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Linda Orazem to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bernie Sunderman to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Jan. 16th:   Linda Orazem and Hans Woelfle

               Jan. 23rd:    Dan Leitner and Denny Friendt 

               Jan. 30th:    Bernie Sunderman and Phyllis Ketchmark

               Feb. 6th:      Hans Woelfle and Carolyn Remer

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to have the Board of Directors review the Gambling Donation Policy.  Set some guidelines and report back to the Club.  Carried.

 

Mid-Winter Convention will be held at the Kelly Inn in St Cloud on February 7, 8 and 9th.  President Hans Woelfle, Treasurer Marlene Moss and Past President Dan Leitner will attend.

 

President Hans Woelfle presented Helen Keller Awards to Dawn Christensen and Leta Christensen.  First Vice President Linda Orazem presented Hans Woelfle with a Top Dog Award from Can Do Canines.

 

Zone Chair Tracy Voigt will be resigning this summer.  She is looking for a volunteer to take her place.

We have set a new policy on reservations for supper on our meeting night.  If you signed up to eat and do not show up, you will still be responsible for paying for your meal.  We have had to many people sign up and then not show up. 

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $100.00 to each Lion Cause at the Parade of Green.  Carried.

              1)  LCIF 

  2)  Children’s Eye Clinic 

  3)  Lions Eye Bank 

  4)  Macular Degeneration Center

  5)  Fund to Prevent Blindness

              6)  Lions Hearing Foundation 

  7)  Children’s Hearing Clinic

  8)  Diabetes

  9)  Leader Dog for the Blind

10)  Can Do Canines

11)  Project New Hope

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to donate $500.00 to the Eagle Scout Project.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to adjourn.

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.
 
9 Members Present: Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Linda Orazem, Marv Hietala, 
 
Marlene Moss, Rae Ann Larson, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woelfle and Nony Odden.
 
We had one Guest: Jen Fronk on Childrens Grief Connection.
 
A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the 
 
Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.
 
 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

No Board meeting on Dec 23rd due to Christmas

There will be a board meeting before the General meeting on Jan13th 2014

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

December 9, 2013

 

We held a short Board Meeting before the General Meeting.

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

8 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Marv Hietala, Marlene Moss,  Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woelfle and Nancy Friendt. 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $100.00 to pay for the mail boxes for the High Rise residents.  Carried. 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $350.00 to Isle School to help with the postage to send quilts to the soldiers in Afghanistan, which were made by the Nyquist Elementary fifth-graders.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

GENERAL MEETING

December 9, 2014

 

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

President Hans Woelfle introduced our Guests:  Phyllis Haggberg, Darlene Lindholm and Steve Reis.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Marv Hietala to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Virgil Lindholm to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Virgil Lindholm to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Dec. 12th:   Denny Friendt & Rae Ann Larson

               Jan. 2nd:      Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

               Jan. 9th:       Bernie Sunderman & Clark Sahlstrom

 

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Jim Thyr to donate $2,000.00 to the City of Isle to put towards a new squad car.  Carried.

Christmas in the Park was cancelled due to the cold weather.

Wine Tasting Fundraiser – have decided to wait and hold it in May.  We could use it as a “Welcome Home” to all our snowbirds.

Christmas Giving Tree – as of this date all 36 ornaments are gone and we have had 24 gifts turned in.

Santa’s Secret Shop was very slow this year – we only had 53 kids.  Will try and do more advertising next year and hope for warmer weather.  We made $57.00 on the Bake Sale.  Including the gifts that Santa gave out we spent $1,414.61 and only took in $1,109.45.

President Hans Woelfle inducted new member Bernie Sunderman into our Club.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Pat Hicks to adjourn.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 25, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

10 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Linda Orazem, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Rae Ann Larson, Carolyn Remer, Mitzie Reis,  Shari Woelfle and Nancy Friendt.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Nancy Friendt to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

The Christmas Giving Tree at Teal’s Market went over very well.  As of this date there were only three slips left on the tree out of thirty six and eleven gifts have already been turned back in.

Talked about the Zone Meeting – we had three very good speakers.  Meeting was well attended by our club.  We only had four other clubs attend out of ten clubs.

President Hans Woelfle and Gambling Manager Rae Ann Larson give us a report on the Gambling Convention they attend in Rochester.  They received lots of new information.  They are looking into Electronic Gambling.  We will have a speaker at our January Board Meeting come and talk to us about how it works and the cost of setting up for Electronic Gambling.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to cancel the December Board Meeting.  Any new business will be taken care of before the General Meeting in January.  Carried.

Santa’s Secret Shop is set for December 7th.   Always need help, will start at 8:30 am.

Jim Thyr has volunteered to be Santa Claus again and will be passing out treats.

Christmas in the Park is held on the same day, it will run from 2:00 – 5:00 pm.  Isle Lions will hold a Brat Stand and Conrad Thomsen will give sleigh rides.

Nony Odden is at the meeting for the Zone Wide Event.  She will give us a report at our next General Meeting.

President Hans Woelfle and Doc Moss will continue to work on the Wine Tasting Fund Raiser in February.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to recommend a donation of $100.00 to Tim Chapman and Tim & Sally Miller  (for Lissa Miller Stobb) for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Susan Haggberg to donate $1000.00 to the City of Isle for the construction of a new “Welcome to City of Isle” sign on Highway 47 (Northbound).  Carried.

Our next meeting on December 9th will also be our Christmas Party.  Each member is to bring a $5.00 gift for the dice game.  Meal will be $12.00.

Mid-Winter Convention will be held in St. Cloud this year on February 7th, 8th, and 9th.

Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 11, 2013

We held a short Board Meeting before the General Meeting.

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

9 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Linda Orazem, Dan Leitner, Marlene Moss, Rae Ann Larson, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer and Shari Woelfle. 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Linda Orazem to present the District Governor with a $100.00 check to the MN Lions Hearing Foundation.  Carried. 

A Motion was made by Mitzie 

Reis and seconded by Dan Leitner to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

GENERAL MEETING

     November 11, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

President Hans Woelfle introduced our District Governor Donna Landwehr and her husband Bill.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Jim Thyr to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Nov. 14th:   Dan Leitner & Jim Thyr

               Nov. 21st:   Dan Leitner & Jim Thyr

               Dec 5th:       Barb & Jim Thyr

We will be the hosts for the next Zone Meeting – will be held on November 18th at Wahkon Inn.  Social will begin at 6:00 pm with Dinner at 7:00 pm.  Everyone is invited.

Marv Heitala and Bob Lapinski won the Trivia game - $10.00 Gift Card to Teal’s.

Susan Haggberg won “Split the Pot” - $10.00

Nony Odden has been working on a Club Newsletter “Isle Lions Roar”.  A rough draft was passed around.

Our next meeting will be our “Christmas Party”.  Each member should bring a $5.00 gift for the Dice game.  Our meal will be $12.00.

Our District Governor Donna Landwehr spoke to us.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marv Hietala to adjourn.ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

October 29, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

10 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Linda Orazem, Marv Hietala, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Rae Ann Larson, Carolyn Remer, Mitzie Reis and Shari Woelfle.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

Toys for Tots will be held on Sunday, December 15th.  Set up will be on Saturday, December 14th.  Because we had so many items left over last year, we will not receive any new donations from the Toys for Tots Foundation this year.  We will have to rely on our local donations.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to increase our donation to $500.00 to help purchase toys this year.  Carried.

President Hans Woelfle has talked to Terry McQuoid about a bus to transport any Seniors that will need a ride down to the City Park for “Christmas in the Park”.  The cost for the bus that day will be $150.00.  We will wait and see how many seniors sign up.

A Wish Sheet has been passed out to the Senior’s at the High Rise and Scandia House for the Christmas Giving Tree.  We have received 19 of them back.

Santa’s Secret Shop is set for December 7th.  Dolores Haggberg will take care of the Bake Sale.  Each member should donate a baked good.  REMEMBER NO NUTS.  Please price all items.

Jim Thyr has volunteered to be Santa Claus again.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to spend up to $400.00 for Gift Bags for Santa to pass out to the kids.  Carried.

The P A System at the Meat Raffle has quit working.  A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to purchase a new one at the cost of $337.00, which will include one wireless speaker, microphone and stand.  Carried.  So that we may use the P A System at other events half of the cost will come out of the Gambling Fund and half will come out of the General Fund.

President Hans Woelfle and Gambling Manager Rae Ann Larson will be attending the Gambling Convention on November 21, 22, and 23.  This year it will be held at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester.  A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Marlene Moss to cover the cost of registration, motel, meals and gas for them to attend.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to recommend a donation of $100.00 to Todd Sam for his son Nicholas, Angie Groth and Jacob Miller for his son Matthew for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

We will be hosting the next Zone Meeting – which will be held on November 18, 2013.

We would like as many members as possible to attend.  Social hour will begin at 6:00 pm with Dinner at 7:00 pm at Wahkon Inn.

Our meeting on December 9th will also be our Christmas Party.  Each member is to bring a $5.00 gift for the dice game.  Meal will be $12.00.

Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

    GENERAL MEETING

     October 14, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

Marv Hietala won “Split the Pot” - $11.00.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Nony Odden to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Nony Odden to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Oct. 17th:   Hans Woelfle & Rae Ann Larson

               Oct. 24th:   Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

               Oct. 21st:    Jim Thyr & Clark Sahlstrom

               Nov. 7th:     Jim & Barb Thyr

Nony Odden has volunteered to be on the Zone Wide Event Committee.  Depending on our next Zone Meeting on November 18th, this new Committee plans on meeting on November 25th in Pierz.

We had six people attend the  District 5M-8 Mini Forum in Foley:    Hans Woelfle, Linda Orazem, Marv Hietala, Dan Leitner, Marlene Moss and Susan Haggberg.  Our speakers were from the Can Do Caines  Program.

We had 13 Teams at the Isle/Onamia Golf Tournament this year (same as last year).    Our total Income was $6,664.00 less $2,234.60 for expenses, so our profit was $4,429.40.  Each club received $2,214.70.

Christmas in the Park will be held on December 7th at the Isle City Park.  President Hans Woelfle is looking into providing rides for the Senior Citizens if there are enough people interested in coming down to the park.

Four people attended the Minnesota Lions Eye Bank Tour on October 12th:  Hans Woelfle, Marv Hietala, Dan Leitner and Rae Ann Larson.  They all said that it was very interesting.

We will hold a Wine Tasting Fundraiser at our February 10th Meeting.

President Hans Woelfle has everything set for the Christmas Tree of Giving.  Between the Senior High Rise and Scandia House there would be about 40 people.  Teal’s Market has said we could set the Tree up there and the presents will be dropped off at Isle Hardware Hank.  Gifts should be $25.00 and under.  We will hold a Christmas Party sometime before Christmas to distribute the gifts.

Santa’s Secret Shop will also be held on Saturday, December 7th.  A Bake Sale will also be held this year.  The Santa Sale will start at 8:30 am, everyone needs to plan on helping out.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to stay with our current policy on giving donations.  Carried.

Mitzie Reis entertained us with some Lions Club Trivia – Dawn Christensen and Mike Conner were the winners.

Our next Meeting will be held on November 11th, District Governor Donna Landwehr will be our Guest.  An invitation has also been sent to the Onamia Lions.

Nony Odden will start work on a Club Newsletter.

President Hans Woelfle presented Chevron’s to several members:  Clark Sahlstrom for 35 years, Frank Ketchmark for 30 years, Carolyn Remer for 20 years and Leta Christensen for 10 years.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to adjourn.     

 

 GENERAL MEETING

     September 9, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.

We had 3 Guests:  Bunny Tabbet, her friend Mary and Dave Andert

Bubbles Haggberg won “Split the Pot” - $10.50.

A Motion was made by Marv Hietala and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Sept. 12th:   Bill Bjorklund & Gerald Johnson

               Sept. 19th:   Ruth & Gerald Johnson

               Sept. 26th:    Mitzie Reis & Jim Thyr

               Oct. 3rd:        Linda Orazem & Rae Ann Larson

               Oct. 10th:      Mitzie Reis & Hans Woelfle

 

Ruth Johnson, Phyllis Ketchmark and Linda Orazem have volunteered to chair the Bloodmobile Drive again next year.  We had 64 pints donated this year.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 7th.  Jim Thyr has volunteered to be Santa Claus.

“Christmas in the Park” will also be held on December 7th.    Hans & Shari Woelfle and Mitzie Reis have volunteered to work.

 

Calendars are now out to all sponsors and businesses.  They are available to purchase for $5.00/each.

Ditch pick up will be held on Wednesday, September 11th at 5:00 pm.  Meet at the State Garage.  Volunteers:  Marilyn Exsted, Susan Haggberg, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Vern Greenwaldt, Ruth Johnson, Mike Conner, Jim Thyr and Bubbles Haggberg.

We are signed up to attend the Lions Eye Bank Tour on Saturday, October 12, 2013.  There are five people attending:  Hans Woelfle, Marv Hietala, Mitzie Reis, Rae Ann Larson and Dan Leitner.

President Hans Woelfle would like to set up a Giving Tree for Christmas for the seniors at the High Rise.  He will continue working on. 

A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Ruth Johnson to accept into Membership Bernard Sunderman.  Carried.

The Committee is working on getting a Wine Tasting Fundraiser set up for our February Meeting.  Looking at $10.00/person with the Public invited.

We will be hosting the next Zone Meeting in November.  The meeting will be held on Monday, November 18th at Wahkon Inn.

This was Vern Greenwaldt’s last meeting, him and Maria are moving to Parkers Prairie.  Both will be missed.

Mitzie Reis entertained us with some Lions Club Trivia – Ruth Johnson was the winner.  She was also the winners of Conrad’s Website Contest.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Gerald Johnson to adjourn.

 

BOARD MEETING

September 23, 2013

Meeting was called to order by First Vice President Linda Orazem.

8 Members Present:  Linda Orazem, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Rae Ann Larson, Carolyn Remer, Marv Hietala, Mitzie Reis and Shari Woelfle.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to give $50.00 to Ron Brown for the Paddles he made for the Meat Raffle.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board approve payment to KLB Auditors for any overage on the previous amount approved for the Audit.  Carried.

We had four people attend the Zone Meeting in Pierz on September 17th:  Dan Leitner, Marv Hietala, Marlene Moss and Susan Haggberg.  Our speakers were on Hearing, Diabetes and Leader Dog.  We also talked about doing a Zone wide event again.  Are thinking, maybe a Casino night?  They would like one volunteer from each club to serve on the Committee.  Committee will meet on November 25th at Pierz to discuss.

Minnesota Eye Bank Tour will be held on October 12, 2013.   Members attending:  Hans Woelfle, Marv Hietala, Dan Leitner, Rae Ann Larson and Mitzie Reis.

We will be hosting the next Zone Meeting – which will be held on November 18, 2013.

We would like as many members as possible to attend.  Social hour will begin at 6:00 pm with Dinner at 7:00 pm at Wahkon Inn.

A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Marlene Moss to recommend a donation to Margaret Schubert, Jerry Roeschlein, Bud Green and Scott Robb for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

The Board would like to make a change to our Donation Policy in regards to families that have a Benefit held for them.  We would like to make an Amendment stating that we would support any family benefit with an additional donation.  We need to decide on an amount.

The District 5M-8 Mini Forum will be held on October 8th in Foley.  The following members will be attending:  Hans Woelfle, Linda Orazem, Marv Hietala, Dan Leitner, Marlene Moss and Susan Haggberg.

There was a mix up in picking up the mail at the Post Office, so Treasurer Marlene Moss will get the key from President Hans Woelfle.

Mitzie Reis has the ornaments ready for the Giving Tree for the Senior Citizens at the High Rise.

Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                          

 

 

 

BOARD MEETING

August 26, 2013

Meeting was called to order President Hans Woelfle.

10 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Dan Leitner, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Rae Ann Larson, Nony Odden, Carolyn Remer, Linda Orazem and Nancy Friendt.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

Gambling Manager Rae Ann Larson showed us a copy of the reports that the new software does.  Everything works very well and she has decided to purchase the program for a year.

Only three people showed up to pick ditches.  Next pick up date is September 11th at 5:00 pm.  Will have a sign-up at our September Meeting, if we can get 8 people signed up we will pick ditches, otherwise we will discontinue the program.

Next Zone Meeting is September 17th in Pierz.

Minnesota Eye Bank Tours will be held October 12, 2013, April 12, 2014 and September 27, 2014.  President Hans Woelfle will check with Lion Grecia to see how many spots are open for the tour in October.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Dan Leitner to appoint Mitzie Reis as Tail Twister.  Carried.

Doc Moss and Hans Woelfle are still working on the Wine Tasting Fundraiser, they will talk to Wahkon Inn, DeCorsa Vineyards and Portside Liquor about Wine Samples.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Dan Leitner to recommend a donation of $100.00 to help Jack & Angie DuClos whose house burnt down and Bob Orazem for medical expenses.  Carried.

Motion was made by Dawn Christensen and seconded by Hans Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried.

 GENERAL MEETING

August 12, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

Leta Christensen won “Split the Pot” - $12.00.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dawn Christensen and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Jim Thyr and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve purchasing lights to put around the window (so people can tell we are open) on the Brat Trailer.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve reimbursing the Gambling Account in the amount of $270.95.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Aug. 15th:   Jim Thry & Bubbles Haggberg

               Aug. 22nd:   Bill Bjorklund & Bubbles Haggberg

               Aug. 29th:    Dan Leitner & Hans Woelfle

               Sept. 5th:     Jim Thyr & Rae Ann Larson

Our goal for the Blood Drive was 65 pints.  We had 64 pints donated.  Carolyn Nutt won the $50.00 Gas Card.  We also gave away 10 Free Car Washes from Hardware Hank.

Dawn Christensen, Leta Christensen, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss and Mitzie Reis will throw candy for the Parade during Wahkon Days.

The Corn Feed is set for Friday, August 30th at the City Park from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Doc Moss volunteered to go pick the corn up.  A Sign-up sheet was passed around for workers, will also have the callers let everyone who was not at the meeting know.

 A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to purchase a fourth 20 pound cylinder for the corn cookers.  Carried.

Birthday Calendar Update – Lakeland Printers are working on them.  Hope to have them by the Corn Feed.

The Isle/Onamia Lions Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 21st at Fiddlestix Golf Course.  Next committee meeting will be held on August 15th.  Reminded everyone to get their Donation sheets turned in.  A Sign-up sheet for workers was passed around.

Ditch Clean-up will be held on August 14th at 5:00 pm  - meet at the State Garage.

The Isle Lions will be hosting the Zone Meeting for November.  Next Zone Meeting tentatively set for September 17th.

Talked about doing Wine Tasting for a Fundraiser, maybe combine it with an informational meeting for anyone interested in joining Lions.  Doc Moss will check on.

Mitzie Reis entertained us with some Lions Club Trivia.  We had two winners – Leta Christensen & Gary Hicks.  Winners of Conrad’s Website Contest were – Pat Hicks, Gary Hicks & Denny Friendt.

We have purchased 4 tables from Hardware Hank.

Bunny Tabbatt will be our Guest Speaker at the September Meeting.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to adjourn.

                                                                                                            

     GENERAL MEETING

July 8, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.

We had one Guest – Judy Crace, Bob’s sister.

A Motion was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Judy Crace to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

It was noted that the Board approved hiring Linda Orazem as a Part-time fill in for the Pull Tab booth.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               July 11th:  Gerald & Ruth Johnson

               July 18th:  Mitzie Reis & Jim Thyr

               July 25th:  Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

               Aug 1st:     Mitzie Reis & Rae Ann Larson

               Aug 8th:    Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

Bloodmobile is set to be in Isle on Wednesday, July 17th.  Ruth Johnson and Phyllis Ketchmark are Co-Chairpersons.  Set up will begin at 10:00 am.

Dawn Christensen, Leta Christensen, Mike Conner, Susan Haggberg and Hans Woelfle will throw candy for the Parade.

We will have a Brat Stand at Teal’s Market on August 9th and 10th (Friday & Saturday).  Sign-up sheet was passed around.  See Hans Woelfle if you did not sign up.

Birthday Calendar – Only 14 Business Sponsor’s replied to Mitzie’s letter.  This year we will only order 100 calendar’s, we had a bunch left over last year.  Mitzie will be taking everything to printers on the 9th, so if you need to add a name please let her know.

The Isle/Onamia Lions Golf Tournament will be held on September 21, 2013 at Fiddlestix Golf Course.  Donation sheets were passed out, please return by September.

President Hans Woelfle presented Hugh Johnson with an Appreciation Plaque for his years of service on the Scholarship Committee.  THANK YOU HUGH!  Dolores Haggberg, Bubbles Haggberg and Clark Sahlstrom are still on the Committee.

Mitzie Reis entertained us with some Lions Club Trivia.  We had three winners – Vern Greenwaldt, Bob Crace and Ruth Johnson.

Marlene Moss won the Split the Pot - $14.00

We will try the Ditch Clean Up again.  It has been scheduled for July 18th at 5:00 pm.  We will meet at the State Garage. 

A Motion was made by Jim Thyr and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to adjourn

 

                                                                                                                          

BOARD MEETING

June 24, 2013

Meeting was called to order President Hans Woelfle.

12 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marv Hietala, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Clark Sahlstrom, Rae Ann Larson, Carolyn Remer,  Mike Conner, Nancy Friendt, Nony Odden and Mitzie Reis.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mike Conner and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Treasurer’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Hans Woelfle to hire Linda Orazem as a part time fill in for selling pull tabs.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Susan Haggberg to donate $100.00 to the 10th Annual Mille Lacs Fun Run/Walk.  Carried.

Mitzie Reis gave us an update on the Birthday Calendars.  She hopes to have everything into the printers by July 5th.  She will also look into listing school events on the calendar.

Mitzie Reis will also make signs to put on the Brat Trailer during Isle Days to “Congratulating the City on their 100th Birthday”.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Susan Haggberg to authorize a change of signatures on the Bank account for the Gambling Account.  The following people will be authorized to sign the checks and perform banking functions for the Isle Lions Gambling Account for the 2013/2014 year:  Rae Ann Larson, Hans Woelfle, Charles Haggberg and Phyllis Ketchmark.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mike Conner and seconded by Carolyn Remer to authorize a change of signatures on the Bank Account for the General Fund Account.  The following people will be authorized to sign the checks and perform banking functions for the Isle Lions Club General Fund for the 2013/2014 year:  Marlene Moss, Hans Woelfle and Dawn Christensen.  Carried.

The City of Isle Print by Ken Zylla is now hanging at the First National Bank.  Isle Lions will purchase the #1 Print.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to make a recommendation to give Jim Thyr and Linda Orazem a $100.00 for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

     GENERAL MEETING

June 10, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was said by all Members.

A Motion was made by Marv Hietala and seconded by Ruth Johnson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Virgil Lindholm to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Computer and Printer were purchased for $700.00.  Paul Purdes will set everything up. 

 

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Bill Bjorklund to try the Gambling Software for 2 months @ $55.00/month.  If it works we will go to the $500.00/year.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

               June 13th:  Bob Crace & Klaus Rapp

               June 20th:  Mitzie Reis & Hans Woelfle

               June 27th:  Ruth & Gerald Johnson

               July 4th:      Bill Bjorklund & Dan Lietner

City of Isle Prints by Ken Zylla can be purchased at Isle Hardware Hank - $139.00 plus tax.  They will also be sold during Isle Days.

Dawn Christensen and Marlene Moss will take care of the McGrath 4th of July Parade.

Held Induction of the 2013/2014 Officers:

            President:  Hans Woelfle

            1st Vice  President:  Linda Orazem

            2nd Vice President:  Dawn Christensen

            3rd Vice President:  Marv Hietala

            Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

            Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

            Gambling Manager:  Rae Ann Larson

            Lion Twister & Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

            2 Year Board of Director:  Nony Odden & Nancy Friendt

            1 Year Board of Director:  Mike Conner & Shari Woelfle

We will hold a Brat Stand on August 9th and 10th at Teal’s Market.  Sign-up sheet will be passed around at July Meeting.

Isle/Onamia Golf Tournament will be held on September 21st.  Donation sheets are available – everyone should take a couple.

Mitzie Reis is working on the Birthday Calendar.

A Motion was made by Ruth Johnson and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to adjourn.  Carried.  

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

 BOARD MEETING

May 27, 2013

Meeting was called to order President Dan Leitner.

10 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Linda Orazem, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Clark Sahlstrom, Carolyn Remer,  Shari Woelfle, Marv Hietala and Rae Ann Larson.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.  Marlene Moss will not be at General Meeting in June.  She will give both reports at the July Meeting.

Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom has purchase a new computer and printer:

            Costs:      Computer - $469.00 less $50.00 rebate = $419.00

                             Printer - $149.99

                             Case & Mouse - $32.18

                             Set up by Paul Purdes - $50.00

Software for the Gambling Reports will run $55.00 per month or $500.00 per year.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to let Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom decide which software is the best for them to use and  purchase what is necessary.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Linda  Orazem and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to spend up to $100.00 for the Nursing Home Birthday Party in July.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahsltrom and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $200.00 to the Milaca Alumni Band to participate in the Isle Days Parade.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to spend up to $600.00 on candy for the parades this summer.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Hans Woelfe to donate $100.00 to an 8-year girl from Little Falls for Medical Expenses.  She has double vision and is taking therapy for it.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $100.00 to Holly Trupe for Medical Expenses.  She needs a Heart/Lung Transplant.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $100.00 to Marie (cook at MSA) for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $1,000.00  to the IREC for new flooring for the back room.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Dan Leitner to spend up to $850.00 on the Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant and up to $425.00 on the Kiddie Parade.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $3,000.00 to Isle Days.  ($2,000.00 towards Fireworks and $1,000.00 for the Car Show) Carried.

Hans Woelfle has signed us up for the Brat Stand at Teal’s Market for August 8th and 9th.

City of Isle Prints are done, Hans Woelfle has taken them to the framing shop.  The number 1 print will belong to the Isle Lions Club.  Hans will bring the original print to our June General Meeting.  We will hang the print in different businesses throughout the year.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $2,000.00 to the Isle Skating Rink.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Linda Orazem to donate $500.00 to the Boy’s Basketball Program.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to purchase a $50.00 gas card to give away during the Bloodmobile which will be held in Isle on

July 17th .  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom that if any additional funds need to be donated to make our 30% it will go to the Nyquist Scholarship.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

   GENERAL MEETING

May 13, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.

A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom and seconded by Dan Infante to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurers Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

Had a Compliance Review – Clark & Martha Sahlstrom, Dan Leitner, Rae Ann Larson and Phyllis Ketchmark  attended.  We are waiting for the report.  One suggestion was that we involve more members with auditing games, counting inventory, etc.   (Right now the Sahlstrom family takes care of most of it.)

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Bill Bjorklund to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               May 16th:  Mitzie Reis and Hans Woelfle

               May 23rd:  Bob & Judy Crace

               May 30th:  Mitzie Reis & Dan Leitner

               June 6th:  Monica Weets & Hans Woelfle

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Dan Infante that Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom may spend up to $1,000 for a computer and printer.  Carried

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and after some discussion seconded by Doc Moss to have Clark Sahlstrom check on the software for the new computer and bring back to Board of Directors.  Carried.

The City of Isle Print is done and Hans Woelfle has the original.  Anyone who would like to order a print – please let Hans know.  A framed print is $150.00 and unframed is $106.00.  Only 500 copies will be printed.  They will be sold during Isle Days.

Hans Woelfle (our Membership Chair) gave us a presentation on Membership.

The Lions Founder’s Tribute for Leader Dogs for the Blind was presented to Hans Woelfle and Mitzie Reis.

Awards Night will be held on May 15th at the school.  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hugh Johnson to pay for the 2013 Seniors Dinner (25 @ $10.50) in the amount of $262.50.  Carried.

Ditch Clean-up will be held on Monday May 20th.  Meet at the State Garage if you can help.

Ruth Johnson talked to us on the Bloodmobile which will be held in Isle on July 17th.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to sponsor two Seniors in the Mille Lacs Messenger @ $49.00/ea.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.    

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

   GENERAL MEETING

April 8, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

We had two Guests – Rhonda and Doug Bennington

Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.

A Motion was made by Marv Hietala and seconded by Dan Infante to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Rae Ann Larson and seconded by Mike Conner to approve the Treasurers Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

               April 18th:  Mitzie Reis and Dan Leitner

               May 2nd:  Rae Ann Larson and Nony Odden

               May 9th:  Linda Orazem and Mitzie Reis

                   The Easter Egg Hunt was held on March 30th at the IREC Building.  This year it was held at 1:00 pm.  Several parents commented that they liked that time better than in the morning.   We hid 532 eggs and had 112 kids attend.

           Easter Bunnies and Candy for Treat Bags and Eggs - $295.43

            Isle Hardware Hank for Bikes:                                       $309.96

            TOTAL -                                                                             $605.39

Thank you to Sam Bernu, Andy & Kristin Cooper, Marilyn Exsted, Carrie Gross, Katie Habeck, Pat Hicks and Tara Oberfeld.

We have donated $500.00 to the Mille Lacs Health System for the “Lucas Device” (a hands free device to do CPR).  Maria Greenwaldt gave a demonstration on how this device works.

President Dan Leitner inducted three new members into our Club:  Nony Odden, Monica Weets and Dan Infante.

Marlene Moss gave an update on the Zone Meeting held in Little Falls last month.  LCIF has been pushing Zones to have clubs get together to do a project together.  At the February Zone Meeting we discussed a Winter Ball in February or March.  The General consensus of our club was that we would help with this event but would like it later so that all snowbirds were back in the area.

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Dan Infante to approve the following Board of Directors:

 

            1st Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

            2nd Vice President:  Linda Orazem

            3rd Vice President:  Marv Hietala

            Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

            Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

            2 Year Board of Director:  Nony Odden and Nancy Friendt

            1 Year Board of Director:  Mike Conner and Shari Woelfle

            Lion Tamer/Tail Twister:  Carolyn Remer

            Gambling Manager:  Rae Ann Larson

            Membership Chairperson:  Hans Woelfle

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to continue with the Ditch Clean-up for another year.  Carried.

Marv Hietala gave an update on the Drug Collection.  Mille Lacs County does not have any procedures in place for this, so they would like us to put it on hold for now.

We received a letter from Debi Miller on her MS Walk.  She will be holding her Brat Stand at Teals Market on July 5th and 6th.  She is looking for volunteers to help her.  Marlene Moss will get a list of times open and bring them to the next meeting.

Hugh Johnson gave us an update on the Nyquist Scholarship Committee.  It is 25 years old this year.  We have helped 200 students and paid out $130,000.00 in scholarships.

     A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

BOARD MEETING

March 25, 2013

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle.

12 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Linda Orazem, Dawn Christensen, Clark Sahlstrom, Rae Ann Larson, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Shari Woelfle, Mitzie Reis, Mike Conner and Marv Hietala.

Guests:  Tura Eye and Kari Conner with the Isle After Prom Party and Isle Girl Scout Troops 766 and 137.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mike Conner to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $500.00 to the Isle After Prom Party.   Prom will be held on May 4th.  Carried.

Isle Girl Scout Troops 766 and 137 are working on their Bronze Award Service Project (the Bronze Award is the highest award a Junior Girl Scout can earn).  The girls have decided to make fleece tie blankets for the Mille Lacs Health System Ambulance Department.  They are asking for donations of either money or fleece material in 1 ½ yard measurements.  A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $100.00 to their project.  Carried.

Rae Ann Larson has attended the Gambling Manager Training and has passed her test.  The next step is to apply for her Gambling Manager License.  She will take over as the new Gambling Manager on July 1, 2013.

Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 30, 2013 at the IREC. 

The painting of the City of Isle is 98% done – Hans Woelfle and Randy Christensen will go and give the final okay on it.

We had six people attend the Zone Meeting in Little Falls.  One of the items discussed was to have a project for our District (to get to know the people in other Lions Clubs).  We are looking at trying to organize a Winter Ball for next February or March.  Each club would be in charge of something different:  Location, Entertainment, Food, Registration, Silent Auction, Decorating, etc.  This would be open to the Public as well as all Lions.  Please let a Board Member know how you feel about doing this.

Hans Woelfle has talked to the Minnesota Department of Health.  He will take care of getting the Food License for Isle Days. 

We talked about doing some games or activities for the younger kids on Saturday of Isle Days.  One idea was to have Minnow Races. Can you think of some others?

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to accept the following Slate of Officers for 2013/2014.  Carried.

            President:  Hans Woelfle

          1st Vice  President:  Linda Orazem

            2nd Vice  President:  Dawn Christensen

            3rd Vice President:  Marv Hietala

            Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

            Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

            2 Year Board of Director:  Donita Odden and Nancy Friendt

            1 Year Board of Director:  Shari  Woelfle and Mike Conner

            Lion Tamer/Tail Twister:  Carolyn Remer

            Gambling Manager:  Rae Ann Larson

            Membership Chairperson:  Hans Woelfle

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

   GENERAL MEETING

March 11, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

We had two Guests – John Schiel with Project New Hope and Roberta Schiel with Leader Dog.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marv Hietala and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to approve the Treasurers Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report as presented. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               March 21st:  Hans Woelfle & Mary Bannick

               April 4th:  Mitzie Reis & Dan Leitner                   

Guest Speakers:  John Schiel spoke to the Membership on Project New Hope – which is a program for Veterans and their families.  Roberta Schiel spoke on the Leader Dog Program.     

President Dan Leitner presented Larry Elg with a Plaque for his 35 years of service!

Hugh Johnson will be resigning from the Nyquist Scholarship Committee as of June 30, 2013.  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to appoint Clark Sahlstrom as his replacement for the Lions Club.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfe and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to accept into our Membership – Monica Weets and Dan Infante.  Carried.

A Zone Meeting will be hosted by the Little Falls Lions at the Little Falls Country Club on March 19, 2013.  Six people will attend:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfe, Linda Orazem, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg and Marv Hietala.

It has been awhile since everything has been checked out in the Brat trailer, so Doc Moss and several others will go through it before summer and make sure everything is in working order.

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                

BOARD MEETING

February 25, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

8 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Dawn Christensen, Clark Sahlstrom, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer and Marv Hietala.

 

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Marv Hietala to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Dan Leitner to accept the Treasurer’s report on the Spaghetti Supper.   Carried.   We served 122 Meals and after expenses made a profit of $412.66.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Carolyn Remer to let Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom cash in a CD when needed.  Carried.

 

We received several Thank You’s for the donations we have made:  Wahkon Senior Dining, Camps of Courage and Friendship, Lions Diabetes Foundation, Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF), Lions MD5M Hearing Foundation, Can Do Canines.

 

A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $100.00 to the Fairbault Lions for the Large Print Book Fund.  Fairbault is the location of MBTBL (Minnesota Braille & Talking Book Library).  Carried.

John Schiel with Project New Hope and his wife Roberta with Leader Dog will be at our March Meeting due to snowstorm last month.

Gambling Manager Training will be held March 13th and 14th in Roseville, MN.  New Gambling Manger Rae Ann Larson will attend.  The class is free, however a Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to allow her to spend up to $500.00 on expenses (motel, meals and mileage).  Carried.

Peace Poster Kits are out of stock until March.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to place an ad in the Mille Lacs Messenger for a ¼ page ad in the April Centennial Issue (we will list the charter members) for the price of $183.00.  Carried.

The Board has received a letter from Hugh Johnson – he is resigning from the Nyquist Scholarship Committee as of June 30, 2013.  We will need a Lion to take his place.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Mitzie Reis to spend up to $600.00 (bikes, bunnies and candy) for the Easter Egg Hunt.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Mitzie Reis that the Board make a recommendation that we accept the membership applications for Monica Weets and Dan Infante.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $500.00 to the 6th grade class to go on a class trip to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center  in Finland MN.  Carried.  The 6th grade teacher Ann Yorston would like to come and talk to our membership about the Learning Center. 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

   GENERAL MEETING

February 11, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

We had two Guests – Monica Weets and Dan Infante

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by John Miller to approve the Treasurers Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Mike Conner to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

               Feb. 21st:  Mitzie Reis & Dan Leitner

               March 7th:  Mitzie Reis & Hans Woelfle

Guest Speakers:  Because of the snowstorm John Schiel from Project New Hope and Roberta Schiel from Leader Dog were not able to make the meeting.

The Peace Poster Contest is starting for next year (2013-2014).  Mitzie Reis will check to see how many kids want to participate.  A Peace Poster kit has been ordered.  We will make copies for however many students wish to participate.

The 5M-8 Mid-Winter Convention was held at the Grand Casino in Hinckley.  Four of our members attended:  President Dan Leitner, 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle, 2nd Vice President Linda Orazem and Treasurer Marlene Moss.  They all enjoyed the day.

Our Spaghetti Supper was held on February 8th at the Isle High School.  We had four Members help out:  Dawn Christensen, Marilyn Exsted, Marlene Moss and Mitzie Reis.

Our Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom is going to retire at the end of June 2013.  A Motion was made by Mike Conner and seconded by Vern Greenwaldt to appoint Rae Ann Larson has our new Gambling Manager.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marv Hietala and seconded by Hans Woelfle to adjourn.  Carried.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

 

BOARD MEETING

January 28, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

9 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Mike Conner and Shari Woelfle .

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mike Conner to accept the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to list Rae Ann Larson as Assistant Gambling Manager.  Carried. 

Clark is going to retire as Gambling Manager the end of June 2013.  The Club is looking for someone to take over for him.  Clark will check with the Gambling Board as for when someone can attend classes to become certified.  If anyone is interested please let Clark know.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $200.00 to Camps of Courage & Friendship – a  partnership of Camp Courage and Friendship Venturs.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to order a Peace Poster Kit for $10.95.  We can make copies for anyone who wishes to enter a poster for 2013/2014.  Carried.

 

Since the Lions have agreed to pay for the print of the City of Isle for the Centennial Celebration, Ken Zylla has agreed to paint it for $3,500.00. 

 

Mid-Winter Convention will be held on February 1st, 2nd and 3rd of February at the Grand Casino Hinckley.  President Dan Leitner, Vice President Hans Woelfle, 2nd Vice President Linda Orazem and Treasurer Marlene Moss will be attending.

 

Our Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 8th at Isle High School.  Doc Moss, Marlene Moss, Mitzie Reis, Marilyn Exsted and Dawn Christensen have volunteered to help.

We received a letter from the Mille Lacs Health System Foundation.  They are trying to raise $56,000.00 to purchase two ER Lucas Devices for the Emergency Department to assist with cardiac arrest patients.  This is a hands free device to do CPR.  A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $500.00 to M.L.H.S.F.  Carried.

The Mille Lacs Messenger is looking for archives – photos and etc. from when our club was chartered.  They are putting together a 6-12 page monthly publication for the next 6 months.  We will have them get ahold of Dolores Haggberg as she has all the photos.  They also would like us to buy an ad in this publication.  They are doing different time periods each month, we will wait until the 70’s are sponsored as our club was chartered January 11, 1971.

 

The Board agreed to have the Santa Sale again, it will be held on December 7, 2013.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Mike Conner to purchase a plaque for Larry Elg (for his 35 years of service) in the amount of $53.75.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

   GENERAL MEETING

January 14, 2013

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Guests – Bob Harms from the Hearing Foundation and Bonnie Skogen from the Isle Skating Rink.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Phyllis Ketchmark to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Harvey Exsted and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Treasurers Report.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Jan. 15th:     Mitzie Reis & Hans Woelfle

               Feb 7th:     Dan Leitner & Rae Ann Larson

                    21st:      Mitzie Reis &

   

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to pay $250.00 for Membership Dues to Allied Charties.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to donate $2,200.00 to the Parade of Green ($200.00 per Lion Cause) at the Mid-Winter Convention.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Rae Ann Larson to donate $100.00 each for Medical Expenses to:  Karen Brown, Lissa Miller-Stobb and Donna Johnson.  Carried.

Bob Harms - Trustee for the Hearing Foundation from Zone 4 spoke to us about his hearing loss and his lawn mower ride last summer from the Canada Border to the Iowa Border.

Thank you to all Lions that helped at the Toys for Tots Program.

The Peace Poster Contest is starting for next year (2013-2014).  Mitzie Reis will check to see how many kids want to participate.  Each student needs a packet.  Cost per packet is $10.95.

At our February Meeting John Schiel from Project New Hope and his wife Roberta with Leader Dog will speak to us.

Our Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 8th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  There will also be a Boys Basketball game with Onamia that night.  Prices will be $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Seniors and Students and Preschoolers are free.

Mitzie Reis thanked Conrad Thomsen for taking the 6th graders on a horse drawn hay ride.  They all had a lot of fun.  Thank you!

Hans Woelfe is the Co-Chair for the Centennial Celebration this year.  He would like to have a painting done of Isle with buildings from the 50’s and 60’s.  Ken Zylla will do the painting for around $5,000.00.  A Motion was made by Frank Ketchmark and seconded by Mary Bannick to spend up to $5,000.00 to have Ken do the painting.  Carried.

Appreciation Awards were presented to Doc Moss and Dawn Christensen for doing work up and above being a Lion. 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to adjourn.  Carried.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                

BOARD MEETING

December 17, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

8 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Mitzie Reis, Linda Orazem Carolyn Remer, Hans and Shari Woelfle .

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate the same amount as last year to the Skating Rink.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to purchase a Plaque for members that retire after 30 Years of Service.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconed by Maria Greenwaldt to donate $100.00 to Karen Brown, Lissa Miller-Stobb and Donna Johnson for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Hans Woelfle that starting in Janaury the Meat Raffle will be held twice a month – on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.  Carried

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Hans Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

   GENERAL MEETING

December 11, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

We had several Guests:  Dorothy Elg, Phyllis Haggberg, Darlene Lindholm, Donita Odden, Paul Orazem and Steve Reis

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Jim Thyr to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Treasurers Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Harvey Exsted to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Harvey Exsted to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Dec. 13th:    Jim Thyr & Rae Ann Larson

                      20th:   Linda Orazem & Hans Woelfle

                      27th:   Bubble Haggberg & Mitzie Reis

            Jan.      3rd:   Dan Leitner & Rae Ann Larson

                      10th:   Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

President Dan Leitner Inducted new Member Mary Bannick into our club.  Her Sponsor is Jean Leitner.

Toys for Tots will be held on Sunday, December 16th, they can always use more volunteers.  Please be at the school by 12:30 pm if you can help.                                                                                                                                                                                                            

January Meeting our speaker will be Bob Harms from the Hearing Foundation.

February Meeting our speakers will be John Schiel from Project New Hope and his wife Roberta from Leader Dog.

Larry Elg spoke to the club, after 36 years he is resigning.  Told us about some of the past activities he was involved in.  We want to THANK him for all his years of service.                     

A big Thank You goes to Jim Thyr for volunteering to be Santa Claus this year for the Santa Sale and also for Christmas in the Park. 

A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the Membership for Donita “Noni” Odden into our club.  Carried.

A Motion was made to Adjourn was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Rae Ann Larson.  Carried.

 

        BOARD MEETING

November 26, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

11 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Clark Sahlstrom,  Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Mike Conner, Marv Hietala, Shari Woelfle, and Carolyn Remer .

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to accept the Gambling Report.

Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom gave a report on the Gambling Convention held in Duluth.  President Dan Leitner and Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom attended.

            Expenses:

                        Food -                $   148.50

                        Lodging -           $   519.34

                        Mileage -           $      96.05

                        Registration -   $   330.00

                        TOTAL -             $1,093.89

Clark said it was well worth attending – learned a lot.

Pull Tab Inventory will be done on January 1st at the Isle Municipal Liquor Store.  President Dan Leitner and Treasurer Marlene Moss will help Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Marv Hietala to donate $300.00 the Girl Scout Council of MN/WI Lakes & Pines.  Carried.

Our Christmas Party will be held at our next meeting.  Callers will let members know to bring a $5.00 gift and that the meal will be $12.00.  We also need to work on getting a better count for dinner.  If you say you are coming, and then cannot attend please call and cancel.

President Dan Leitner and Secretary Susan Haggberg attended the Zone Meeting held in Morrill MN.

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 8th starting at 8:30 am.  Jim Thyr has volunteered to be Santa.

Christmas in the Park will also be held on Saturday, December 8th from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Doc and Marlene Moss and Hans Woelfle will take care of.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $100.00 to Barb Leitner for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

District Governor Dave Thompson gave Hans Woelfle 10 of his Governor’s Pins to hand out to the members whom Hans had presented Thank You Awards to.

A Motion was made by Mike Conner and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

   GENERAL MEETING

November 12, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

Guests:  District Governor Dave Thompson and several members of the Onamia Lions Club.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Harvey Exsted to approve the Treasurers Report.  Carried.

Haunted Hanger Report:  Income - $1,472.00

                                                Expenses – (506.00)

                                                Profit -     $   966.00       

Plus we collected 189 pounds of food for the Food Shelf.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Harvey Exsted and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Nov. 15th:    Jim Thyr & Hans Woelfle

                      29th:   Marilyn Exsted & Carolyn Remer

            Dec.    6th:   Dan Leitner & Rae Ann Larson

                       District Governor Thompson held the Induction Ceremony for our new members:  Dennis & Nancy Friendt and Rae Ann Larson.

He also presented 2) Helen Keller Awards:  to Carolyn Remer and Dan Leitner.

Hans Woelfle presented several Thank You Awards along with a Club Pin to:  Marv Hietala, Marlene Moss, Mitzie Reis, Clark Sahlstrom, Barb & Jim Thyr and Conrad Thomsen.

Santa Sale will be held on Saturday, December 8th.  A sign-up sheet was passed around.

 Christimas in the Park will also be held that day from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  We will be selling Brats and Hot Dogs.

Jim Thyr has volunteered to be Santa at both events.  Thank you!

District Governor Thompson spoke to the Clubs.

We presented a check for $100.00  to District Governor Thompson for his favorite Charity – Project New Hope.

A Motion was made to Adjourn was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marv Hietala.  Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING

October 22, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

10 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Clark Sahlstrom, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Maria Greenwaldt, Marv Heitala and Carolyn Remer .

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to accept the Gambling Report.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $200.00 to the Karlstad Lions Club for fire victims.  Carried.

Lions District Governors Dinner will be held November 12th.  The Onamia Lions will join us.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to donate $100.00 to Governor Thompson’s favorite charity.  Carried.

Does anyone know of someone that could use a Telesensory Machine.  The Richardson Lakes Lions Club has had one returned to them and would like to put it to use again.

Toys for Tots is set for Sunday, December 16th @ 1:00 pm at the IREC gym.  Set up will be on December 15th at 4:00 pm.  If you can help please let Dawn Christensen know.  Last year they had over 800 kids attend, so they need has much help as possible.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $100.00 each for Medical Expenses to:  Derrick Adickes, Joe Hawkins, Colby Hubbell, Frank Ketchmark, Lorraine Larson and Bob Lapinski.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $1,200.00 to Wahkon Senior Dining to start on January 1st.  Carried.

Santa’s Secret Shop is set for Saturday, December 8th starting at 8:30 am.  A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to spend up to $350.00 on Santa and Gift Bags for the kids.  Carried.

Christmas in the Park will also be held on December 8th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

Our Christmas Party will be held on December 10th.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marv Heitala to adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

 GENERAL MEETING

October 8, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Doc Moss.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Board Meeting Secretary’s Minutes held before General Meeting.  Carried

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Mike Conner to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to suspend the Gambling Report until next month but to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Oct. 11th:    Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

                    18th:    Martha  Sahlstrom & Bubbles Haggberg

                    25th:    Martha Sahlstrom & Linda Orazem

             Nov. 1st:    Dan Leitner & Hans Woelfle

                      8th:    Bubbles Haggberg &

The Isle/Onamia Golf Tournament  Report:

           Income:      $7,390.00

           Expenses:    (2,994.35)

           Profit:          $4,395.65 x 2 = $2,197.83 for each Club

This is up from last year.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to add four new members to our membership:  Dennis & Nancy Friendt, RaeAnn Larson and Mary Bannick.  We will have Induction of the new members next month.  Carried.

 

President Dan Leitner presented Chevrons to Dolores Haggberg, Susan Haggberg,  and Martha Sahlstrom  for 25 years of service, Jean Leitner for 29 years of service, Conrad Thomsen for 33 years of service and Clark Sahlstrom for 34 years of service.

Several other members not present who have over 25 years of Service are:  Bob Lapinski, John Miller, Frank Ketchmark and Phyllis Ketchmark.  

President Dan Leitner Thanked:  Larry Elg, Ruth Johnson, Dawn Christensen, Marilyn Exsted and Bubbles Haggberg for Ditch Pick-up on September 12th.

The 5M-8 Mini Forum will be held October 9, 2012 at Foley – 5 Members will be attending.

Birthday Calendars are ready.  We are selling them for $5.00 each, see Mitzie Reis if you would like to purchase one.

A Motion was made to Adjourn was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom.  Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING

September 25, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

9 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Clark Sahlstrom,  Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Linda Orazem, Marv Heitala and Shari Woelfle .

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $200.00 to Friendship Ventures.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to recommend Membership for Nancy and Denny Friendt and Rae Ann Larson.  Carried.

The 5M8 Mini Forum will be held in Foley on October 9, 2012.  5 People will attend.

The Mid-Winter Convention will be held in Hinckley this year at the Grand Casino on February 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of 2013.  Everyone should think about going.  You do not have to attend all three days; Saturday is the day where most of the events take place.

A Motion was made by Marv Heitala and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate $200.00 each to all five Girl Scout Troops in Isle.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Hans Woelfle to place a 1/8th page ad in the Isle High School Yearbook for $55.00.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marv Heitala and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn.  Carried.   

 

GENERAL MEETING

September 10, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.

We had 3 Guests:  Mary Bannick, Nancy and Denny Friendt.

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report

A Motion was made by Harvey Exsted and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Harvey Exsted and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Sept.  20th:    Ruth & Gerald Johnson

                       27th:    Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

            Oct.      4th:    Dan Leitner & Mitzie Reis

                       The Isle/Onamia Golf Tournament is set for September 15, 2012 at Fiddlestix Golf Course.  Dan Leitner passed around a sign-up sheet. 

A report was given on the Corn Feed.  We made $242.26 on the Brats and $450.45 on Pie Sales for a total of $692.71.

President Dan Leitner presented Chevrons to Larry Elg and Harvey Exsted for 25 years of service. 

 

Ditch Pick-up is scheduled for September 12th at 5:00 pm.  Meet at the State garage.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to spend up to $500.00 on the Haunted Hanger.  Carried.

A Zone Meeting will be held on September 18th in Little Falls.  Five members are attending.

Birthday Calendars are ready.  We are selling them for $5.00 each, see Mitzie Reis if you would like to purchase one.

A Motion was made to Adjourn was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Marilyn Exsted.  Carried.

 

 

BOARD MEETING

August 27, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

11 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Clark Sahlstrom, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Mike  Conner, Mitzie Reis and Shari Woelfle .

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

Treasurer Marlene Moss gave a report on the Brat Stand/Pie Sales during the Corn Feed.  We made $242.26 on the Brat Stand and $450.45 on Pie Sales for a total of $692.71.

Allied Charties of Minnesota (ACM) Annual MN Lawful Gambling Convention will be held in Duluth on November 15, 16 and 17.  President Dan Leitner and Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom will be attending.  Approximate cost to attend will be around $1,040.00.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mike Conner to spend up to the $1,040.00 to attend the Convention.  Carried.

Zone Meeting will be held in Little Falls on September 18, 2012.  President Dan Leitner, 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle, Treasurer Marlene Moss and Secretary Susan Haggberg will be attending.

Chevrons has been ordered for the remaining members that have 25 to 30 years of membership in.  Cost is $1.75/piece.

 

Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, September 15th at 1:00 pm.  Dan still needs more volunteers.  If you can help please let Dan know.

 

Birthday Calendars should be ready the first week in September.  Mitzie Reis will pick up and distribute to businesses to sell.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $100.00 to Wings of Mercy.  This is an organization that serves the Midwest by providing Air Transportation to those in need.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Hans Woelfe to donate $100.00 to Kelly Nell for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mike Conner and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $100.00 to the Karen Wills Family for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $100.00 to Jamie Johns for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

There has been some discussion on moving the Meat Raffle to Tuesday’s at the Isle Muni due to the fact that Wahkon Inn holds a Meat Raffle on Thursday’s before their drawing.  The Isle City Council will make a decision at the next Council Meeting.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to leave it up to Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom as to when and if we decide to change days.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 
 
 
 
 


August 13, 2012  GENERAL MEETING

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Mike Conners to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Aug.  16nd:    Ruth & Gerald Johnson

                      23rd:     Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

                       30th:    Carolyn Remer & Marilyn Exsted

           Sept.    6th:    Bob & Judy Crace

                      13th:    Mitzie Reis & Dan Leitner                 

 Mitzie Reis, Susan Haggberg, Leta Christensen and Dawn Christensen will pass out candy during the Wahkon Days Parade.

We will not increase the dues for the 2012-2013 year as there is enough money in the General Fund to cover the increase for International and District 5M8 dues.  We will however need to re-address the issue for the 2013-2014 increase.  

The Isle/Onamia Golf Tournament is set for September 15, 2012 at Fiddlestix Golf Course.  Everyone was reminded to turn in the sponsor sheets.  Dan Leitner passed around a sign-up sheet. 

The Corn Feed is set for August 24th, members were reminded that they should bring 2 pies to sell, as this is where our income comes from for this event.  Doc Moss has volunteered to pick up the corn.  Federated Coop has donated a 100 pound tank and Isle Hardware Hank has donated the LP.  Marv Hietala made the posters this year.  Dawn Christensen passed around the sign-up sheets, several spots are still open.  We still need more help so if you can volunteer please let her know.

Marv Heitala has talked to Isle Police Chief Mark Reichel on the collection of old and unused prescription drugs.  A date will be set up for a collection day sometime after Labor Day.

 We voted on a new meeting place:

                        23) Wahkon Inn               11) MSA               1) Buzzies

Our September Meeting will be held at Wahkon Inn.

President Dan Leitner presented Chevrons to Bubbles Haggberg and Marilyn Exsted for 25 years of service.  Others that received them but were not present were:  Bob Peterson, Richard Allen, Harvey Exsted, Larry Elg, Gaye & Judy Koetke.

There are several other members that should be receiving Chevrons, but because of different record keeping at District they did not receive them.  Our Club has agreed to purchase Chevrons for members that have more than 20 years of service.

Ruth Johnson gave an update on the Bloodmobile.  We had 65 pints donated this year.  Ruth also thanked Phyllis Ketchmark and Linda Orazem for helping her.

The Lions signs we received from the WISH Lions have been put in place of our old signs.  We want to thank the Isle Maintenance Department for their help in replacing them.

A Motion was made to Adjourn was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Marilyn Exsted.  Carried.

 

 

 

 

BOARD MEETING

July 23, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

10 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Clark Sahlstrom,  Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Marv  Hietala, and Shari Woelfle .

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

Received several Thank you’s: 

 Maja Coomes – Nyquist Scholarship

 Martha & Gary Dalton – Medical Donation

 Debi Miller – MS Brat Stand

 City of Wahkon – Donation for July 4th Celebration,

 Isle Area Chamber of Commerce – Isle Days Donation

We received a letter from the Clothes Closet asking for donations for school supplies.  The Board decided to have callers let the members know to bring school supplies into our next meeting or they can also donate cash.  They are looking for pens, pencils, color crayons, glue sticks, color pencils, tablets, calculators, back packs, etc.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to not raise the Membership Dues, they will remain at $60.00 a year.  Carried.

Maria Greenwaldt and Mitzie Reis have taken care of the Birthday Calendar ads and everything has been sent to the printers.

Marlene Moss gave an update on the Isle Days Brat Stand.   Next year she needs a Co-Chair to help her, too much running for one person.  Also talked about going back to two hour shifts, but that would require people to work more than one shift.

Dawn Christensen gave us an update on the Corn Feed – Will be held on August 24th.  Also remember each member needs to bring two pies.  She will have a sign-up sheet to the August meeting.

Dan Leitner and Marv Hietala gave us an update on the Mid-Winter Convention meetings they have been attending.  The Convention will be held in Hinckley next year.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to purchase some used tables from Steve Reis at Hardware Hank.  Carried.

The Board has drawn up a Lions Use Equipment Release Form for members to sign if anyone uses any of the Lions Equipment.  It shows what was loaned out, date when loaned out, date when returned and condition the item was in when picked up and returned.

We need people to walk in the Wahkon Parade – August 18, 2012.

A Motion was made by Dawn Christensen and seconded by Hans Woelfle to adjourn.  Carried.

 

GENERAL MEETING

July 9, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had 1 Guest – Karen Salzl from the TED Program – Telephone Equipment

Distribution. This program loans phone equipment to people who are hard of hearing,

deaf or who have a speech impairment or a physical disability that limits their use of

a standard telephone. They have phones that amplify and clarify voices, devices that

let you know when the telephone rings, speaker phones or captioned telephones.

This equipment is provided on a long term basis at no cost. If anyone is interested -

President Dan Leitner has brochures and applications.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the

Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the

Treasurer’s report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Mike Conner to approve the

Gambling Report. Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Mike Conner to approve the Lawful

and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund. Carried.

Gerald & Ruth Johnson

Mitzie Reis & Linda Orazem

Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

Dan Leitner & Martha Sahlstrom

Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

Hans and Shari Woelfle, Mitzie Reis, Susan Haggberg, Leta Christensen and Dawn

Christensen will pass out candy during the Isle Days Parade.

Maria Greenwaldt has volunteered to help Mitzie Reis on the Birthday Calendars.

The Isle/Onamia Golf Tournament is set for September 15, 2012 at Fiddlestix Golf

Course. The Business Contact Sheets for donations were passed around; please return

them by September 2nd.

The Red Cross Bloodmobile is set for July 18, 2012. If you can help please let Ruth

Johnson know.

A Motion was made to Adjourn was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Martha

Sahlstrom. Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING

June 25, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Dan Leitner.

10 Members Present:  Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, , Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Marv  Hietala, Mike Conner, Shari Woelfle and Mitzie Reis.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marv Hietala to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfe and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $1500.00 to Isle Chamber of Commerce for Isle Days.  Carried.

Hans Woelfle will take care of the Food License for the Brat Stand.  Cost should be around $90.00.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $100.00 to the City of Wahkon to be used for Fireworks on July 4th.  Carried.

Mitzie Reis, Sarah and Emily have volunteered to throw candy at the McGrath parade.

Debi Miller’s MS Walk Brat Stand will be held on July 6th and 7th.  Marlene and Doc Moss have volunteered to help her set up and Maria Greenwaldt and Mitzie Reis will help her on all day Saturday.

Mitzie Reis has volunteered to take over the Birthday Calendars.  If anyone would like to help her, please let her know.

An increase will take effect on July 1, 2012 in our LCI dues.  However, the Board tabled it until next month as Marlene Moss will check with 5M8 to see if District Dues are also increasing.  We will have more information then.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $300.00 to the Mille Lacs Fun Run during Isle Days.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to authorize a change of signatures on the Bank account for the Gambling Account.  The following people will be authorized to sign the checks and perform banking functions for the Isle Lions Gambling Account for the 2012-2013 year:  Clark Sahlstrom, Phyllis Ketchmark, Charles Haggberg and Dan Leitner.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to authorize a change of signatures on the Bank account for the General Fund Account.  The following people will be authorized to sign the check and perform banking functions for the Isle Lions Club General Fund for the 2012-2013 year:  Marlene Moss, Dan Leitner and Dawn Christensen.  Carried.

Marv Hietala has looked into a program that collects outdated or no longer needed Prescription Drugs.  We would work with the Isle Police Department.  Marv Hietala will set up a date and time with the Isle Police Department.  This program will be open to anyone.  The medicine should stay in the original container with the name blacked out.  No needles or syringes will be accepted.

The WISH Lions have dis-banded and have returned the bell which we had given them when they became a club.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

   GENERAL MEETING

June 11, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            June 14th:    Bob & Judy Crace

                     21st:    Ruth & Gerald Johnson

                      28th:   Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

               July 5th:    Dan Leitner & Bill Bjorklund

                   

The Brat Stand for Debi Miller’s MS Walk will be held on July 6th & 7th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve new members Jim & Barb Thyr.  Carried.  President Maria Greenwaldt then inducted Jim and Barb into our Club.

The Bloodmobile will be in Isle on July 18th from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  Any questions please talk to Ruth Johnson.   A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate a $50.00 gas card for the Bloodmobile.  Carried.

Hans Woelfle and Dan Leitner went to the meeting on hosting the 2013 Mid-Winter Convention.  Both said it was a very informative meeting.  We would need to ask other clubs around us to help as it takes at least 30 members a day to run.

LCI dues will be increasing – will talk about at next Board Meeting.

 

Birthday Calendar – need volunteers to work on.

 

The Lions have a Peace Poster Contest for kids ages 11-13, cost is $11.00 to order the kits.  A Motion was made by Phyllis Ketchmark and seconded by Leta Christensen to order.  Passed.

President Maria Greenwaldt inducted our new Slate of Officers for 2012-2013:

            President:  Dan Leitner

            1st Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

            2nd Vice President:  Linda Orazem

            3rd Vice President:  Dawn Christensen

            Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

            Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

            2 Year Board Directors:  Mike Conners and Shari Woelfle

            1 Year Board Directors:  Mitzie Reis and Marv Heitala

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Martha Sahstrom to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING
May 28, 2012
 
Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.
 
7 Members Present: Maria Greenwaldt, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan
Haggberg, Clark Sahlstrom, Vern Greenwaldt and Mitzie Reis.
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the
Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.
 
No Treasurer’s Report.
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate a
$200.00 thru MSA for the Vets Benefit Dinner. Carried.
 
The consensus of the Board is not to take on working at the 2013 Mid-Winter
Convention. We are looking for volunteers that would like to attend the meetings
so we can learn how the Convention is run. Also will try and get more members to
attend the Convention.
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Vern Greenwaldt to sponsor up to
$250.00 for the Milaca Alumni Marching Band during Isle Days. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to spend up to
$100.00 for the Nursing Home Birthday Party in July. Leta Christensen and Linda
Orazem will attend with the Junior Royalty. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Marlene Moss to spend
up to $850.00 on the Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant. The Interviews will be
held on June 28, 2012 and the Pageant will be held on July 12, 2012. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to spend up to
$500.00 on the Kiddie Parade during Isle Days. Carried.
 
We received a request for a donation from Erica Adams – she has been nominated
to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. A Motion was made by
Vern Greenwaldt and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to donate $100.00. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Vern Greenwaldt that the
 
Board make a recommendation that we accept the membership applications for Jim &
Barb Thyr. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to adjourn.
Carried.

 

GENERAL MEETING
May 14, 2012
 
Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.
 
Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.
 
We had 3 Guests: Mike Lee, DNR Officer and Past Disctrict Governor’s Frank Loken and
Wayne Oak.
 
Mike Lee spoke to us about the “Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs” Program, we also
got to view a video from last year’s class.
 
President Maria Greenwaldt gave out 3 Awards:
 
Ruth Johnson and Doc Moss received the Helen Keller Award
Bill Bjorklund received the Lions Hearing Foundation Award
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the
Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the
Treasurer’s report. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Gambling Report. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund. Carried.
 
Meat Raffle Workers:
 
May 17th:
24th:
31st:
June 7th:
 
Marilyn Exsted & Carolyn Remer
Ruth & Gerald Johnson
Dan Leitner & Bill Bjorklund
Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis
 
Marv Hietala has offered to help Clark Sahlstrom run the Meat Raffle.
 
We received a Thank You from the 4th graders for helping them plant the trees around
the school
 
Frank Loken and Wayne Oak are Past District Governors who came to speak to us
about hosting a Mid-Winter Convention. The Sturgeon Lake Lions and Sandstone
Quarry Lions have volunteered to be the hosts for the 2013 Mid-Winter Convention.
We can still volunteer to help them, $1,500.00 would be split between the three clubs
for the Admin Account. We need to let them know as soon as possible.
 
Hugh Johnson spoke to us for the Nyquist Scholarship Committee. The Awards
Ceremony will be held on May 16th at Isle High School with the meal at 6:00 pm and
Awards at 6:30 pm. They will give away (3) Scholarships this year: 2) Four year
Scholarships and 1) One year Scholarship.
 
The Bloodmobile will be in Isle on July 18th from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Ruth Johnson will
bring a sign-up sheet to the next meeting. Linda Orazem has volunteered to help Co-
Chair with Ruth Johnson and Phyllis Ketchmark.
 
The 2012 Dinner for Mille Lacs County Veterans will be held on August 18, 2012 at the
Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds in Princeton, MN. This is a free Dinner for all Vets in
Mille Lacs County, there will be several information booths set up to help inform them
of the benefits they are entitled to.
 
A Motion was made by Martha Sahstrom and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to Adjourn.
Carried.
 
 
 

BOARD MEETING

April 23, 2012

 

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

9 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Clark Sahlstrom, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt and Mitzie Reis

We had one Guest – Marv Heitala

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report or Gambling Report.

Tree planting with the 4th grade class will take place on Friday, April 27th at 2:15 p.m.   President Maria will have the callers contact all members with the date and time.  Anyone wanting to help should meet at the Superintendent’s Office at 1:45 – 2:00 pm.

We have received a letter from . 

We also have several other Brat Stands this summer:Debi Miller – they have changed the date of the MS walk from September to June 30th and July 1st.  So her Brat Stand dates have also changed.  It will now be held on July 6th & July 7th

       June 2nd – Cabela’s NTC Tournament  at McQuoid’s Inn   (Maria Greenwaldt will do schedule)

       June 8th and 9th – Teal’s Market   (Marlene Moss will do schedule)

       July 13th and 14th – Isle Day’s   (Marlene Moss will do schedule)

A Motion was made by Vern Greenwaldt and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to purchase two Pop-up Tents to use at the Brat Stands.  Carried.

The Awards Banquet will be held at the end of May.  A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Dan Leitner to pay for the meal for the Senior class.  The class has around 30 kids and total should be under $350.00.  Carried.

Kathy Chlebecek is moving and has resigned from the Board of Directors.  The Board has appointed Marv Heitala to take her place for the 1 Year Director.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to donate $100.00 to District Governor Sandy’s favorite cause – Minnesota Vision Foundation.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate $100.00 to Camp Confidence – Confidence Learning Center.    This is a year round outdoor and recreation center for persons of all ages with developmental disabilities.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to spend up to $450.00 on candy for the McGrath, Isle and Wahkon parades this year.  Carried.

Dawn Christensen bought up the subject of safety at the Corn Feed with the way we cook the corn.  She will check with Steve at the Hardware Store and get a price on some burners and bring to the next meeting.

Conrad Thomsen has set up an email address for our club:

 

            islelions@gmail.com

 

The WISH Lions are in the process of disbanding.  Both Dan Leitner and President Maria Greenwaldt have talked to them to see if any of the members would like to join our club.   

A Motion was made by Kristin Cooper and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $100.00  to Jon Borg Family for Medical Expenses.  Carried

The Isle Free Church is setting up a Benefit for Gary Dalton – which will include a Bake Sale, Silent Auction and a Free Will Donation Meal.  Tentative dates are May 10th or 15th.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Kristin Cooper to adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

GENERAL MEETING
April 9, 2012
 
Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.
The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.
Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.
We had 3 Guests: Jim and Barb Thyr and District Governor Sandy Sandwick.
District Governor Sandy spoke to us on what being a Lion Member volunteer is about.
President Maria Greenwaldt and District Governor Sandy gave out 3 Awards:
 
Marlene Moss and Bob Crace received the Helen Keller Award
Harvey Exsted received the Lions Hearing Foundation Award
 
A Motion was made by Gary Hicks and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve the
Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.
A Motion was made by Leta Christensen and seconded by Judy Crace to approve the
Treasurer’s report. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Harvey Exsted and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the
Gambling Report. Carried.
A Motion was made by Harvey Exsted and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the
Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund. Carried.
 
Meat Raffle Workers:
Bob and Judy Crace
Harvey & Marilyn Exsted
Hans Woelfle and Mitzie Reis
Kristin Cooper and Carrie Gross
Linda Orazem and Hans Woelfle
 
The Easter Egg Hunt was held on March 31st. Had an excellent turn out this year - had
121 kids attend. Filled and hid 510 Easter Eggs and gave away 4 bikes.
 
The 4th graders will be planting trees around the school on Arbor Day – April 27th. We
are in need of volunteers to help the kids. There are 34 – 4th graders and the school
would like one Lion Volunteer for every 2-3 students. If you can help out please let
President Maria know.
 
A Motion was made by Hugh Johnson and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve
the following Slate of Officers:
 
President: Dan Leitner
1st Vice President: Hans Woelfle
2nd Vice President: Linda Orazem
3rd Vice President: Dawn Christensen
Treasurer: Marlene Moss
Secretary: Susan Haggberg
2 Year Board of Directors: Mike Conners and Shari Woelfle
1 Year Board of Directors: Mitzie Reis and Kathy Chlebecek
 
The Scholarship Committee has received nine applications from Seniors for the 2012
Nyquist Scholarship.
The Lions have a booth at the Minnesota State Fair and are always looking for
volunteers to help. If you are willing to volunteer some of your time, please contact
Lion Bob Hoofnagle.
Mike Lee, DNR Officer will be at our May meeting to show us a video on the “Hooked
on Fishing not on Drugs” program.
A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Virgil Lindholm to Adjourn.
Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING
March 26, 2012
 
Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.
 
9 Members Present: Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene
Moss, Susan Haggberg, Clark Sahlstrom, Carolyn Remer, Vern Greenwaldt and Mitzie
Reis.
 
We had one Guest – Mike Lee a Conservation Officer with the DNR who spoke to us
about the “Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs” Program for the 4th graders. This is a
program that will give the youth the alternative to fishing rather than taking drugs
and alcohol. This will be a 6 week program in the classroom every Wednesday, with
graduation on May 16th. They will end the program with a day of fishing and other
activities on Smith Lake. So more kids will be able to attend they are making this a
field trip for school – the fishing trip will be held on May 22nd. They would like to give
each youth a Fishing Pole, Tackle Box and a Life Jacket. A Motion was made by Mitzie
Reis and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $500.00 to the program. Carried. Mike
will also be at our May meeting with a video to show us.
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the
Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.
 
No Treasurer’s Report.
 
The Meat Raffle will start again on April 12th. To try and get more people to attend we
will increase the meat packages from $10.00 to $12.00.
 
Hans Woelfle will order new Club Pins. They will be for sale to Club Members for
$4.00. We should have the new pins in 3-4 Weeks.
 
A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to purchase two
Bricks @ $100.00/each from the Wahkon Wave (Wahkon Area Vision Effusion)
Committee for the Wahkon Veteran’s Park. Carried.
 
Governor’s Dinner is April 9th. Social hour will begin at 5:30 with dinner at 6:30 and
meeting to start at 7:00 pm. Cost of meal will be $12.00.
 
The tree’s that are to be planted at the school have been ordered. If everything goes
as planned they will be planted on April 27th, we need Lion members to help, please
 
talk to President Maria if you are available.
We have received a letter from Sarah Virnig who is a Biology/Pre Health Major at the
University of North Dakota who has volunteered to spend 2 weeks at a rural clinic in
Peru, bringing much needed medical help and assistance. She will be going with the
Good Samaritan Missions. A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Maria
Greenwaldt to donate a $100.00 to Sarah. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate
$100.00 each to Gary Dalton and Dan Leitner for Medical Expenses. Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to accept the
following slate of Officers:
 
President: Dan Leitner
1st Vice President: Hans Woelfle
2nd Vice President: Linda Orazem
3rd Vice President: Dawn Christensen
Treasurer: Marlene Moss
Secretary: Susan Haggberg
2 Year Board of Directors: Mike Conner and Shari Woelfle
1 Year Board of Directors: Mitzie Reis and Kathy Chlebecek
Tail Twister/Lion Tamer: Carolyn Remer
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.
Carried.
   GENERAL MEETING
March 12, 2012
 
Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.
 
Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.
 
New Member Marv Heitala was inducted into our club – he has transferred from the Duluth Spirit Valley Lions Club.  His sponsor is Marlene Moss.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Virgil Lindholm and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.
 
No Meat Raffles during the month of March.
 
Was some discussion on the number of pull tab games being played.
 
The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 31st.  Kristin Cooper is in charges of.
 
Governor’s Dinner is set for our April Meeting – April 9th.   Social hour will begin at 5:30 pm.  We will also invite the WISH Lions.
 
President Maria Greenwaldt has talked to Mike Conners about the 4th graders planting trees at the school and he has said all 40 trees could be planted around the school.
 
The Community Supper will be held on March 22, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  All money will go the the local food shelf.
 
A Motion was made by Hugh Johnson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried.
 
   GENERAL MEETING
March 12, 2012
 
Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.
 
Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.
 
New Member Marv Heitala was inducted into our club – he has transferred from the Duluth Spirit Valley Lions Club.  His sponsor is Marlene Moss.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Virgil Lindholm and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.
 
No Meat Raffles during the month of March.
 
Was some discussion on the number of pull tab games being played.
 
The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 31st.  Kristin Cooper is in charges of.
 
Governor’s Dinner is set for our April Meeting – April 9th.   Social hour will begin at 5:30 pm.  We will also invite the WISH Lions.
 
President Maria Greenwaldt has talked to Mike Conners about the 4th graders planting trees at the school and he has said all 40 trees could be planted around the school.
 
The Community Supper will be held on March 22, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  All money will go the the local food shelf.
 
A Motion was made by Hugh Johnson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried.
 

BOARD MEETING

February 27, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

11 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Dan Leitner, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Clark Sahlstrom, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt, Carolyn Remer and Kathy Chlebecek.

We had one Guest – Michelle Sawatzky for the Isle After Prom Party.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

Our Gambling License at the Isle Municipal has been renewed

The Board has decided not to have any Meat Raffles for the month of March.  A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve.  Carried.

We need to cut expenses for the Pull Tab Booth.  Because the Pull Tab Machine is working out so well, Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom recommends that we close the Pull Tab Booth both Sunday and Monday.  This would cut out one pull tab seller.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfe and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve.  Carried.

Since the Muni has been doing the Meat Raffles they have brought in $550.00.    A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $385.00 (70% of net profit - the remaining 30% will be for taxes, insurance, etc.) to them with the understanding that they do not do anymore Meat Raffles under our license.  Carried.

Received several Thank you’s from the Parade of Green at the Mid-Winter Convention:

            Vision Foundation

            Lions Diabetes of Minnesota

            Children’s Hearing Center

Minnesota Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center – we took down around 100 pairs.  They collected over 200,000 pairs.

Since 2007 more than 279,000 fourth graders, all across America have rolled up their sleeves and planted a tree.  They have become members of the Fourth Grade Foresters USA Project.  This is done in conjunction with Arbor Day.  The cost of a tree is $1.59 plus shipping.  Since it is International President Lion Tam’s goal to plant a million trees this year and with District Governor Sandy’s contest to see which club could plant the most trees a Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to look into this program more.  Carried.  President Maria Greenwaldt will check with the school to see if they are interested.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $500.00 to the After Prom Party.  The amount will be split between the Gambling Account and the General Project Fund.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Kristin Cooper to donate $200.00 to the school for a Playschool Pool Table to be used in the ASE Program.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Vern Greenwaldt and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate $100.00 to Lindsey Lahr as she has been invited by the MN Girls Basketball Association to participate in the 2012 All Star Series - a two day Basketball Tournament to take place in April.  Carried.

The IREC Fitness Center has asked for a Donation for a Cross Trainer for the Senior Members.  A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Marlene Moss to table for a month.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Dan Leitner to spend up to $500.00 on the Easter Egg Hunt.  This would include Candy for Easter Eggs and Bikes for the Prizes.  Carried.

Hans Woelfle will look into having a new Membership pin made up for our Club.  Our members could then use these pins to trade or give away to other Clubs.  Prices would be:  100 pins - $2.95/each and 200 pins $2.10/each.  This includes shipping.

A Motion was made by Kristin Cooper and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 

   GENERAL MEETING

February 13, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

President Maria Greenwaldt gave a small presentation on Identity Theft from information she had gotten from the Mid-Winter Convention.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.

We served 86 meals at the Spaghetti Dinner on February 6th.    After expenses we made $322.82.  Down a little bit from last year.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the December and January Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Feb. 23rd :  Hans Woelfle and Mitzie Reis

There has been some talk about not being able to sell pull tabs at the Isle Municipal any longer.  The City of Isle has requested a copy of our Gambling Report.  Gambling Manager Clark Sahsltrom will take a copy of it into the City Office.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to give the Board of Directors the right to make a decision on whether we continue selling pull tabs or not.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to have President Maria Greenwaldt deliver a letter to Isle Mayor Rod Schultz at the City Office requesting him to attend our next Board Meeting.  Carried.

We have the Brat Stand at Teal’s Market June 8th and June 9th.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to also hold a Brat Stand at McQuoid’s Inn during the Cabela’s Fishing Tournament on June 2nd.  Carried.

Anyone who is going to be on the Board of Director’s can attend an Officers Training.  They will be held on the following dates from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm:

            April 10th:  Rocori High School, Cold Springs

            April 17th:  Pierz High School, Pierz

            April 24th:  East Central High School, Finlayson

            May 2nd:  Staples/Motley High School, Staples

President Maria Greenwaldt spoke to us about the Mid-Winter Convention.  The Parade of Green bought in $140,000 to $145,000 between 59 clubs.  Also have a project called “USA Project”, which involves the 4th graders planting trees in conjunction with Arbor Day.

Governor’s Dinner is set for our April Meeting – April 9th.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the transfer membership for Marvin Hietala.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING

January 23, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Mariasmiley Greenwaldt.

9 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Dan Leitner, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Clark Sahlstrom, Kristin Cooper, and Vern Greenwaldt.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

Gambling Manager Clark Sahlstrom has received a check for $10,000.00 from the Insurance Company from the robbery.   All pull-tabs are operating normally again.  Machine is up and working also.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to pay Rae Ann Larson $40.00/week to help Clark keep track of the pull tab machine.  Carried.

President Maria Greenwaldt will send a letter to the Isle Mayor asking him to attend our February Board Meeting so we may discuss the donation of meat raffle profits going towards the playground equipment at the City Park.

Dues for Allied Charities in the amount of $250.00 are due.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Dan Leinter to pay them.  Carried.

Santa’s Secret Shop is set for Saturday, December 8th, 2012.

Maria Greenwaldt will check with Teal’s Market for signing up for a Brat Stand.

Meat Raffle for February 9th:  Kristin Cooper and Carrie Gross

We have received a transfer application from Marvin Hietala.  He is currently a member of the Duluth Spirit Valley Lions and would like to transfer to our club.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to approve his membership.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to adjourn.  Carried.

 

 GENERAL MEETING

January 9, 2012

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

President Maria Greenwaldt gave a presentation on Hands Only CPR.  Very interesting!

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the Gambling Report as is.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Jan 12th :  Carrie Gross and Kristin Cooper

            Jan 26th :  Dan Leitner and Hans Woelfe

There are five (5) people attending the 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention.   Vern & Maria Greenwaldt, Doc & Marlene Moss and Dan Leitner.  The Club will pay for the meals and Convention registration.

The Spaghetti Feed will be held on February 6th from 4:30-6:30.  Anyone who would like to help please contact Dawn Christensen.  Girl Scouts will also be there to help.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $2,000.00 to the Mille Lacs Health Foundation for a new ALS (Advanced Life Support) Transfer Ambulance.  Carried

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Hans Woelfe to donate $2000.00 for the Parade of Green at the 5M-8 Mid-Winter Convention.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Doc Moss to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

December 26, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

9 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen,  Susan Haggberg, Kathy Chlebecek, Vern Greenwaldt, Carolyn  Remer and Mitzie Reis.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

Had a discussion on the Meat Raffle run by the Isle Muni on Sunday’s and every other Thursday, they are advertising that the proceeds will go to the park.  We do not think these proceeds should go to the park since we have already pledged $3,000.00.  We will have Clark Sahlstrom talk to them.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Kathy Chlebecek to have the following signers:  Clark Sahlstrom, Charles Haggberg and Maria Greenwaldt  on the CD Account at the Greater MN Credit Union.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Vern Greenwaldt and seconded by Mitzie Reis to have the following signers:  Maria Greenwaldt, Marlene Moss and Hans Woelfle on the Project CD Account at the Greater MN Credit Union.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Mitzie Reis to remove Chuck Nikolai from the Credit Union Account.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Vern Greenwaldt and seconded by Carolyn Remer to table the discussion on a request for the club to purchase a hearing aid.  Carried.

 We received a letter from the Mille Lacs Health System stating that they have started fundraising for a new transfer ambulance, which will cost $100,000.  They have raised $20,000 so far.  A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Dan Leitner to table the discussion on making a donation until the next meeting.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Dan Leitner to adjourn.  Carried.

 

 GENERAL MEETING

December 12, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

We had 5 Guests at our Christmas Dinner.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Jean Leitner to approve the October and November Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Dec. 22nd:  Linda Orazem & Kathy Chlebecek

Clark & Martha Sahlstrom need help January 1, 2012 to do inventory on the Pull Tabs.  Doc and Marlene Moss volunteered.

Hans Woelfle and Clark Sahlstrom met with the CPA on having him do the Gambling Report electronically – but after talking to him we have decided that we will continue doing it ourselves.

The company we are getting the pull tab machine from will be here on December 29th  to help us set it up.

After the robbery the Gambling Board has recommended that we cut back on the number of games we have, so that we can reduce the amount of cash we have to keep on hand.

Ron and Karen Brown have resigned.  We will need another caller. Carolyn Remer has volunteered to call.

Steve Reis from the Isle Chamber of Commerce thanked the Lions Club for our participation in “Christmas in the Park” on December 10th.

Maria still has some Brats and Hotdogs from this summer that we never used.  If anyone would like to buy some, please let her know.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Doc Moss to Adjourn.  Carried.

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

December 12, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

10 Members Present:   Maria Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Marelene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Kristin Cooper, Clark Sahlstrom, Dawn Christensen, Vern Greenwaldt and Mitzie Reis.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to spend up to $200.00 on the Hall Decorating contest at Nyquist Elementary.  Carried. 

The winning class gets a Movie from Popcorn Video and a $10.00 Gift Certificate from Teal’s Market for snacks so they can have a Movie Day.  The other classes get an ice cream treat from Teal’s Market for participating.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $100.00 to Jeff Lee for medical expenses.  Carried.

Our Pull Tab machine will be here December 29th.  The cost will be $100.00 a month rental fee with a $95.00 maintenance fee.  However, in the future if we wish to purchase a machine $70.00 of the rental fee will go towards the purchase price.  Or we may return the machine anytime we want.  A  Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve this.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the rent increase to 8% at the Isle Muni.  Carried.  Because the bartenders will have to pay the winners from the pull tab machine the rent increase will help offset their time.

The City has been doing the Meat Raffle on Sundays, which are doing okay.  We have switched to every other week on Thursdays, so they would also like to do them on the Thursdays that we do not hold one.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate a $100.00 the the Michael Caley Family in Mora.  He was the Zone Chairman who died in a fire.  Carried.

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 28, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

9 Members Present:   Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Marelene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Kristin Cooper, Clark Sahlstrom, Dawn Christensen, Kathy Chlebecek and Vern Greenwaldt.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to accept the Secretary’s report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfe and seconded by Kathy Chlebecek to accept the Treasurer’s report.  Carried. 

We made $1,429.54 on the Haunted Hangar.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to accept the Gambling report.  Carried.

A new safe has been installed at the Isle Liquor Store.  Cost of the safe was $200.00 and $100.00 to have it installed.

Clark Sahlstrom attended the AMC Convention. (Allied Charities of Minnesota who serves charitable gambling organizations throughout Minnesota.)  Learned a lot – however changes are coming.  The first one is next year all reports have to be done electronically.  Clark and Hans Woelfe will meet with the accountant first week in December.  The accountant will file the reports – cost will be $350.00 to $400.00 a month.

We will be renting a Pull Tab machine starting in January 2012, it will hold three games.  The cost will be $100.00 a month plus a maintenance fee.   $70.00 will go towards the purchase of a machine if we wish to do this in the future.

Sunday Meat Raffle – everything is going okay, but down to 5 rounds.  Rent will increase to 8% on the 1st of January.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to donate $100.00 towards the purchase of a defribillator for the Golf Course.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to order the chocolate Easter Bunnies from Teal’s Market for the Easter Egg Hunt.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to donate $100.00 for Medical Expense to Ray Adickes.  Carried.

The 5M-8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held on February 3, 4 & 5, 2012 at the Kelly Inn in St. Cloud.  We are entitled to 5 delegates at this year’s convention.  So anyone that would like to go please let President Maria know.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Vern Greenwaldt to adjourn.  Carried.

 

   GENERAL MEETING

November 14, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.

No Gambling Report due to robbery.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Gary Hicks to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:           

            Nov. 17th:  Mitzie Reis & Charles Haggberg

            Dec 8th:  Mitzie Reis & Hans Woelfle

            Dec. 22nd:  Linda Orazem & Kathy Chlebecek

Keith Severson has turned in his resignation letter.

Kristin Cooper gave a report on the Haunted Hangar.  They had a very successful year, for the three nights it was open they bought in $1,925.00.  It took a total of 38 people and 386 hours to put this event on.  Everything has been packed up and put in the storage shed.

Was some discussion on purchasing a defribillator for the Golf Course out of the Project Fund.  Discussion was tabled until the next board meeting.

Maria will send out Thank you’s to all non-lions who helped at the Haunted Hangar.

Mitzie Reis, Hans Woelfe, Doc & Marlene Moss will take care of the Brat Stand at “Christmas in the Park” on December 10th.

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 3rd from 8:30 am to 11:00 am.  A sign-up sheet was passed around.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to spend up to $300.00 on gift bags to pass out to the kids.

A reminder for the Toys for Tots on Sunday, December 18th, volunteers should be at the school around 12:30 pm.  Setup will be on Saturday, December 17th starting at 4:00 pm.

Our Christmas Party will be held on our meeting night – December 12th however the meeting will start at 6:00 pm with Dinner at 6:30 pm.  Cost of Dinner will be $12.00.  Each member is to bring a $5.00 gift for the dice game.

If anyone knows of someone who should have a get well card sent to them please let Leta Christensen know.

A Motion was made by Doc  Moss and seconded by Pat Sandin to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

October 24, 2011

 

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

10 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen,  Marelene Moss, Clark Sahlstrom, Susan Haggberg, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt, and Mitzie Reis.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

We are waiting for a Police Report and then we will receive the $10,000.00 from the Insurance Company, we will have to take a $1,342.00 loss plus the cost of a new safe.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

Received a donation request from Tracy Niesen – he has Stage 4 MS and is going to go to “The Stem Cell Institute” in Panama City, Panama for a Stem Cell Transplant.  A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $100.00 to Tracy Niesen for medical expenses.  Carried. 

 

Haunted Hanger – Everything is ready to go.  Dawn Christensen has talked to the shop class in school and they will help take things down after Halloween.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate six (6) tickets to the Haunted Hanger for the Husky High Five Program.  Carried.

 

We are back to 12 spins for the Meat Raffle.  If people would be interested in doing one more spin we talked about having a $20.00 cash prize for the 13th spin. 

 

A Lions member has asked if the Lions Club would want to purchase a defribillator for the Golf Course, however it was noted that  the Lions cannot legally donate to a for profit business.

 

 Our club qualified for the Distrist Governor’s President Contest for 2010-2011.  We received a $50.00 check at the Mini Forum.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to adjourn.  Carried.

  GENERAL MEETING

October 10, 2011

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice-President Dan Leitner.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Keith Severson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Marilyn Exsted approve the Treasurer’s report.  Carried.

Doc Moss gave the Gambling Report.  A Motion was made by Keith Severson and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Keith Severson and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Oct. 13th:  Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

            Oct. 20th:  Keith Severson &

            Oct. 27th:  Dan Leitner &

Nov. 3rd:   Kristin Cooper & Carrie Gross

Nov. 10th:  Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

           

Kristin Cooper gave a report on the Haunted Hanger.

 

The District Governor’s Dinner is set for April 9, 2012 at Buzzies.  We will ask the WISH Lions if they would like to join us.

Meat Raffle at the Isle Muni was changed back to 5:30 p.m.

 

Isle Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a “Christmas in the Park” which will be held at the Isle City Park on Saturday, December 10th.  Activities for the day will include a Cookie contest, Sleigh rides from Conrad Thomsen and a Hayride with Wally Tramm.  Drift Skippers will also have Vintage snowmobiles there.  They will light the Christmas tree at dark.

 

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Mitzie Reis to have the Lions sell Brats at the Park from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  Carried.

 

There was a break in at Isle Liquor Store.  The Lions safe was stolen with $11,000.00 in it.  We have insurance and have met all the Gambling Boards requirements so we will not have a loss.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to change the donation of $100.00 to Jeff Searles for Medical Expenses to a $100.00 donation in Jeff’s name to the Nquist Schloarship.

 

The 2012 District 5M-8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held at the Kelly Inn in St. Cloud on February 3rd, 4th and 5th.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

September 26, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

11 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen,  Marlene Moss, Clark Sahlstrom, Susan Haggberg, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt, Carolyn  Remer and Mitzie Reis.

We had 3 Guests:  Martha Dalton, Wendy Reamer and Margie Christensen.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Kristin Cooper to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

Martha Dalton came and talked to us about the Toys for Tots program.  It will be held at the IREC gym on Sunday, December 18th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, with set up at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 17th.  They are in need of toys, volunteers and sponsors.  Last year they had 800 kids participate, they are expecting more this year.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $200.00 to the Toys for Tots.  Carried.

Wendy Reamer and Margie Christensen came representing the Isle Muni to talk to us about the Meat Raffle.  We have agreed to change the time from 5:30 to 6:00 pm and will increase the number of spins from 12 to 15.  We also agreed to let them talk to Cheryl Miller about her doing the Meat Raffle on Sunday; Clark will still take care of the paper work.  As of January 1, 2012 the rent will increase from 6% to 8%.

We also agreed to install a Pull Tab machine, so people can still purchase pull tabs when no one is working in the booth.  Clark will check at the training session in November on the cost for leasing for three months.  This way we can see how it will go.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $200.00 to the Husky High Five Program.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve up to $600.00 for Haunted Hanger supplies.  Carried.

The Haunted Hanger will be held on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and on Monday 31st from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Cost will be:  under 12 years old $3.00 and over 13 years old $5.00. Second time through will be $1.00.  They will also receive a $1.00 off if they donate a canned good.

The wall and shelves are up in the storage shed at the school.  We need to thank Randy Christensen for all his hard work.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $200.00 to each of the five Isle Girl Scout troops.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $200.00  to Friendship Ventures – Camp New Hope in McGregor.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $100.00 each for medical expenses to:  Gary Hicks, Jeremiah Lapinski, Conrad Thomsen and Jeff Searles.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate $3,000.00 for playground equipment for the Isle City Park.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dan Lietner and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 GENERAL MEETING

September 12, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Judy Crace to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            Sept. 15th:  Kristin Cooper & Carrie Gross

            Sept. 22nd:  Bob & Judy Crace

            Sept. 29th:  Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

Oct. 6th:   Dan Leitner & Klaus Rapp

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Shari Woelfle for Clark Sahlstrom to spend up to $1000.00 to attend the Allied Charities Training in St. Cloud.  Carried.

Received two Thank You’s – Leader Dog for the Blind and the Isle Days Committee.

A sign-up sheet was passed around for the Golf Tournament on Sauturday, September 18th.

Calendars are for sale - $5.00 each.

Storage shed at the school is still under discussion.

District Zone Meeting was held in Little Falls on August 30th.  President Maria Greenwaldt and Secretary Susan Haggberg attended.  District Governor Sandy was also there, she has a contest going to see which club in our District can plant the most trees from June 2011-July 2012.  The winning club will received $50.00.  Any club member can attend a Zone Meeting.  Next one is scheduled for November 15th hosted by the Richardson Lions.

The 5M8 Mini Forum will be held on October 11, 2011 at Henry’s in Foley.  Cost is $13.00 per person.  Speaker will be on the Lions Leo Program and Project New Hope.

The 2012 District 5M-8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held at the Kelly Inn in St. Cloud on February 3rd, 4th and 5th. 

The 2012 MD5M Convention will be held at Grand Casino in Hinckley on April 27th, 28th and 29th.  It will be hosted by the Princeton Lions Club.

 Lions International will be 100 years old in 2017.  In recognition of the 100th Anniversary, LCI is leading efforts to mint 400,000 silver dollars.    They need Lions from across the United States to contact their federal lawmakers and ask them to co-sponsor the “Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act.”

If the legislation is passed and signed into law, LCI commemorative coins can be purchased from January through December 2017.

 

White Cane Walk for the Blind will be held in Faribault on October 14th.

 

Haunted Hanger will be held October 28th, 29th and 31st.  Will need lots of help to set-up and take down.  Cost will be $3.00 for 12 and under and $6.00 for 13 and up, with a donation of a canned good they will receive a $1.00 off.

 

President Maria Greenwaldt inducted Priscilla Rapp who is sponsored by Lion Judy Crace.

 

Margie Christensen has asked the Lions to donate money for the playground at the City Park.  She estimates the cost to be around $12,000 to $13,000.  Clark Sahlstrom will go back and check, he thinks we may have pledged $2000 to $3000 a couple of years ago and never used it.

 

A Motion was made by Kristin Cooper and seconded by Klaus Rapp to Adjourn.  Carried.

BOARD MEETING August 22, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

7 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen,  Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt, Carolyn  Remer and Mitzie Reis.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

No Gambling Report.

Dawn Christensen gave a report on Wahkon Days – rain cancelled the parade.

Dolores Haggberg gave a report on the Corn Feed – everything is ready to go.  Dan Strecker will donate the garbage pickup.  We will also sell Birthday Calendars at the Corn Feed.

Zone Meeting will be held at Little falls on August 30th.  Maria Greenwaldt and Susan Haggberg will attend.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $100.00 to Kristin Cooper for Ashlyn for medical expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Kristin Cooper to purchase a roll of fringe for the float.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING

August 8, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Marie Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

We had 2 Guests.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Ruth Johnson to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:     

            Aug. 11th:  Kristin Cooper & Carrie Gross

            Aug. 18th:  Mitzie Reis & Linda Orazem

            Aug. 25th:  Hans Woelfle & Dan Leitner

            Sept. 1st:   Dan Leitner & Klaus Rapp

            Sept. 8th:   Gerald & Ruth Johnson

Dolores gave an update on the Corn Feed.  The Roeschlein family has let her know that the corn will be ready by August 26th.  She will put posters up around town and has contacted City Hall to let them know we will be using the City Park.  A sign-up sheet was passed around.  Each member is asked to bring 2 pies for the Pie Sale.  Maria Greenwaldt has talked to Hunter Winfield’s about parking.  Hardware Hank will supply the propane.

Calendars should be ready by the Corn Feed so we can try and sell them there.  The cost will be $5.00/each.

Dawn Christensen reminded everyone of the time they need to work at the Wahkon Brat Stand. There are still openings during the evening.

Ruth Johnson gave an update on the Bloodmobile.  Had 70 people signed up, had 11 no shows and 61 units were given.

Dawn Christensen gave an update on the storage space at the school.  She has talked to Mike Conners who gave the okay to build the wall.  Randy Christensen has volunteered to build the wall, however he will need volunteers to help him.

A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom and seconded by Dan Leitner to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING

July 25, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

11 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Carolyn Remer, Clark Sahlstrom, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt and Kathy Chlebeck.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

Marlene Moss gave us an update on the Brat Stand during Isle Days – we were down about 100 tickets from last year.  Our profit was $1,221.60.  A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Kathy Chlebecek to accept this report.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.  However, the Audit is done and everything looks good.

We received a thank you from Debi Miller thanking us for our help with the Brat Stand at Teal’s Market for the MS Walk.  She netted $1,300.00.

We are in need of more volunteers for the Wahkon Brat Stand.  If you have not signed up to work yet talk to Dawn Christensen.

We are still in need of storage space for the Haunted Hanger supplies.  The storage shed at the school is full of the schools stuff, to help separate the space a Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Clark Sahlstrom to spend up to $500.00 to build a wall to separate the schools side from the Lions side.  Carried.  Dawn Christensen will talk to Mike Conners at the school.

The Corn Feed has been tentatively set for August 26th.  Dawn Christensen will bring a sign-up sheet to the General Meeting.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Kathy Chlebecek for a donation of $100.00 for Medical Expenses to Josie Hardy.  Carried.

Maria Greenwaldt will change the name of the Project Fund Account at the Greater Minnesota Credit Union to Isle Lions Club, P O Box 747, Isle MN.  Right now it still have Chuck Nickolai’s name on it.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to purchase a package of 10 Eyeglass Boxes to put around town to collect used eyeglasses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to adjourn.  Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING

July 11, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

8 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Clark Sahlstrom, Vern Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, and Mitzie Reis.

A Motion was made by Dawn Christensen and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $200.00 to the Milaca Marching Band for Isle Days.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Dan Leitner for Medical Expenses for $100.00 to be made to Phyllis Ketchmark.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Dan Leitner to donate $500.00 to the Raiders Cross Country Team for Girls grade 7-12 to attend a 3 day overnight trip to Camp Courage in Maple Lake.    They will do team cleaning and building. Carried.

A Motion as made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Carolyn Remer to pay an additional $135.00 for the Little Miss expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Carolyn Remer to authorize a change of signatures on the Bank account for the Gambling Account.  The following people will be authorized to sign the checks and perform banking functions for the Isle Lions Gambling Account for the 2011-2012 year:  Clark Sahlstrom, Phyllis Ketchmark, Charles Haggberg and Maria Greenwaldt.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Carolyn Remer for Medical Expenses for $100.00 to be made to Lloyd Lundquist.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Dan Leitner to adjourn.  Carried

GENERAL MEETING

July 11, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Martha Sahlstrom and seconded by Jean Leitner to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Ruth Johnson and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to approve the Treasurer’s Report given by Susan Haggberg.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hugh Johnson and seconded by Bill Bjorklund to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

            July 14th:    Bob and Judy Crace

            July21st:     Dan Leitner and Mitzie Reis

            July 28th:   Ruth and Gerald Johnson

            Aug. 4th:     Mitzie Reis and Hans Woelfle

We received a Thank you from Brent Lindgren for our donation to the “Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs” Program.

Mitzie Reis, Leta Christensen, Ruth and Gerald Johnson have volunteered to help Dawn Christensen with the Wahkon parade.

Brat Stand for Wahkon Days will be open on Saturday, August 20th from 12:30 pm to 11:00 pm.  A sign up sheet was passed around, if you missed it talk to Dawn Christensen.’

A Motion was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Dan Leitner to approve the donation of $1,500.00  to help sponsor the Donkey Races during Isle Days.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Membership for Klaus and Priscilla Klaus.  Carried.

Klaus Rapp was inducted into the Isle Lions Club– his sponsor is Bob Crace.

Leta Christensen has volunteered to take over Judy Koetke job of sending cards out for the club, so if you know anyone who is ill or sick please let Leta know.

Linda Orazem has volunteered to help Leta Christensen and the Junior Royalty at the Nursing Home Birthday Party.

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Hugh Johnson and seconded by Mike Conner.  Carried.

                                                        

 BOARD MEETING

June 27, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Maria Greenwaldt.

10 Members Present:  Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Carolyn Remer, Clark Sahlstrom, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt, Mitzie Reis and Kathy Chlebeck.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

No Gambling Report.

Received thank you’s from Minnesota Lions Eye Bank for our donation and also from Fran Adickes.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to let Mitzie Reis check on prices to purchase a digital camera for the club.  Carried.

Hans Woelfe will take care of the food license for Isle Days.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $1,500.00 to Isle Days to help sponsor the Donkey Races.  Carried.

Mitizie Reis made a Motion seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board of Directors recommends that the club approve the Membership for Priscilla and Klaus Rapp.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Mitzie Reis for Medical Expenses for $100.00 be made to Dorothy Haggberg.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 

GENERAL MEETING June 13, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.
 
The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.
 
Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.
 
We had 2 Guests – Priscilla & Klaus Rapp 
 
A Motion was made by Jean Leitner and seconded by Harvey Exsted to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Hugh Johnson and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.
 
A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.
 
Meat Raffle Workers:
 
June 16th:  Bob & Judy Crace
June 23rd:   Kristin Cooper and Carrie Gross
June 30th:  Gerald & Ruth Johnson
July 7th:     Bill Bjorklund & Karen Brown
 
We received a Thank you from District Governor Amy Leidenfrost thanking us for dinner and our donation to the Hearing Foundation.
 
Several sign up sheets were passed around:  Bloodmobile which will be held on July 20th, MS Brat Stand with Debi Miller on July 1st and 2nd and the Lions Brat Stand on July 8th, 9th and 10th.  If you did not sign up please call Marlene and pick a time – she has several open yet.
Donation sheets were passed around for the Isle/Onamia Golf Tournament which will be held on Saturday, September 17th.  If you did not take a sheet contact Dan Leitner, he had lots left at the end of the meeting.
 
President Dawn Christensen inducted our new slate of Officers for 2011 – 2012:
 
President – Maria Greenwaldt
1st Vice President – Dan Leitner
2nd Vice President – Hans Woelfle
3rd Vice President –
Secretary – Susan Haggberg
Treasurer – Marlene Moss
Lion Tamer and Tail Twister – Carolyn Remer
Board Director 2 Year – Kathy Chlebecek and Mitie Reis
Board Director 1 Year – Kristin Cooper and Vern Greenwaldt
 
A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Gary Hicks to Adjourn.  Carried
 

BOARD MEETING

June 13, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

9 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Carolyn Remer, Clark Sahlstrom, Vern Greenwaldt, Bob Crace and Conrad Thomsen

A Motion was made by Dan Leinter and seconded by Bob Crace to make a donation to the following:

            $1,000.00 to the Nyquist Scholarship

            $2,500.00 to the Skating Rink

            $300.00 to the Mille Lacs Fun Run

These donations were made to keep us in the 30% for contributions.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING May 23, 2011

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

10 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt, Mike Conners and Mitzie Reis.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

 No Treasurer’s Report.

 No Gambling Report.

 A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to spend up to $600.00 on the Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant.   Carried

 A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to spend up to $450.00 on the Kiddie Parade.  Carried

 A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to spend up to $100.00 for the Nursing Home Birthday Party in July.  Carried.

 A Motion was made by Mike Conners and seconded by Vern Greenwaldt to adjourn.  Carried. 

 

 

May 9, 2011 General meeting

 

 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

 

Invocation was given by Hugh Johnson.

 

We had 2 Guests – Lions District Governor Amy Leidenfrost and her husband Frank.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Treasurer’s Report. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Gambling Report. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund. Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

May 12th: Hans & Sheri Woelfle

May 19th: Hans Woelfle & Mitzie Reis

May 26th: Kristin Cooper & Carrie Gross

June 2nd: Hans Woelfle & Mitize Reis

June 9th: Kristin Cooper & Carrie Gross

 

Governor Amy Inducted our three new members:

 

Gary & Pat Hicks sponsored by Marilyn Exsted and

Linda Orazem sponsored by Mitzie Reis

Received a Thank you from the Isle Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2) Banners we donated.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on May 18th or in case of rain May 19th. Meet at the State Garage at 5:00 pm.

 

Ruth Johnson, Chairperson for the Bloodmobile in Isle spoke to us about the up-coming Bloodmobile which will be held sometime in the 3rd week in July. She will have a sign-up sheet at the next meeting. The only expense is the Drinks and Cookies for people after donating blood, everything else is volunteer.

 

Hugh Johnson also spoke to us for the Scholarship Committee. The Awards Banquet will be held on May 18th. They will give out three Scholarships.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to Adjourn. Carried.

 

BOARD MEETING

 

April 25, 2011 

 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

11 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Hans Woelfle, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Carolyn Remer, Clark Sahlstrom, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt, Mike Conners and Conrad Thomsen

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

Gambling Report:  Compliance Review to start May 5th.

Kristin Cooper reported on the Easter Egg Hunt – even with the cool weather we still had a good turnout, we had 80 kids attend.  Hid 400 eggs and gave away 4 bikes. 

The Governor’s Visit will be at our next meeting on May 9th with the WISH Lions.  Social hour will be 5:30 – 6:30 with dinner at 6:30.  We will also induct our 3 new members – Linda  Orazem, Gary and Pat Hicks.

Dawn Christensen talked to the Wahkon Days Committee and we do not have to pay a fee for the Brat Stand during Wahkon Days.

 

 

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to pay the rent on the Post Office Box for the Senior High-Rise Apartments.  Carried.

Conrad Thomsen has volunteered to buy the candy for the parades this year, however we are in need of a volunteer who would like to be in charge of the float for the parades this summer.  Anyone that is interested please let President Dawn Christensen know.  A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Hans Woelfle to spend up to $400.00 on candy for the parades this summer.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $600.00 to the LCIF for Melvin Jones.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Maria Greenwaldt and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn.  Carried.

 

GENERAL MEETING April 11, 2011 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was given by all.

Invocation was given by Conrad Thomsen.

We had 2 Guests - Mike Lee who spoke to us on the “Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs” program for the 4th graders and Meg Litts who is the “Turn Around Officer” at school.  She came to thank us for our support and to let us know how everything is going. School testing will be April 12th and 13th  but we will not know the results until August.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Conrad Thomsen to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

      April 14th:  Mitzie Reis and Hans Woelfle

            April 21st:   Kristin Cooper and Carrie Gross

            April 28th:  Dan Leitner and Mitize Reis

    May 5th:      Mitzie Reis and Bob Crace

 

Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 23rd at the City Park @ 10:00 am.  Anyone who would like to help please be there around 9:00 am.

 

The Awards Banquet will be held at the end of May.   A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Hans Woelfle to pay for the meal for the seniors.  Carried.

Bubbles Haggberg will renew the contract with the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the Adopt-A-Highway Program (Ditch Clean-up) for another two years.

 

Conrad Thomsen has the Web page up and going.  If you want any information put on it just let Conrad know.   Check it out at

e-clubhouse.org/sites/isle. 

Officers for 2011 – 2012:

            President – Maria Greenwaldt

           1st Vice  President – Dan Leitner

            2nd Vice President – Hans Woelfle

            3rd Vice President –

            Secretary – Susan Haggberg

            Treasurer – Marlene Moss

            Lion Tamer and Tail Twister – Carolyn Remer

            Board Director 2 Year – Kathy Chlebecek and Mitzie Rei Board Director 1 Year – Kristin Cooper and Vern Greenwaldt

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Slate of Officers for 2011 – 2012.  Carried.

Governor’s Dinner will be held with the WISH Lions next month.  Social hour will be from 5:30 to 6:30 with Dinner at 6:30.  A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to donate $100.00 to Governor Amy’s favorite cause.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Martha Sahlstrom to approve Membership for Gary and Pat Hicks and Linda Orazem.

A Motion to Adjourn was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Virgil Lindholm.  Carried.

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 BOARD MEETING March 28, 2011 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

10 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Maria Greenwaldt, Dan Leitner, Hans Woelfle, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Clark Sahlstrom, Kristin Cooper, Vern Greenwaldt and Mike Conners.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Maria Greenwaldt to approve the Secretary’s minutes.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s or Gambling Report.

We had one Guest –  Mike Lee a Conservation Officer with the DNR who spoke to us about the “Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs” Program for the 4th graders.  This is a program that will give the youth the alternative to fishing rather than taking drugs and alcohol.  This is a 5 week program in the classroom with it ending with a day of fishing on Smith Lake.  They would like to give each youth a Fishing Pole, Tackle Box and a Life Jacket.  A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $500.00 to the program.  Carried.

The annual convention of Multiple District 5M will be held April 29th to May 1st in Mankato MN.  All Lions in Minnesota, Manitoba and NW Ontario are encouraged to attend.  Anyone wishing to go please let us know as we have Delegate Registration forms to take with you.

Kristin Cooper talked about the Easter Egg Hunt – it will be held on April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. in the City Park weather permitting otherwise at the IREC.  There will be four age brackets:  Ages 0-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.  A bike will be given away in each age bracket.  Bikes will be purchased from Hardware Hank:   2) 20” Bikes @ $80.00/ea., 1) 16” Bike @ $60.00, and 1) Small Bike @ $20.00 for a total of $240.00. Chocolate Bunnies have already been purchased from Teal’s Market ($81.61).  Additional candy for treat bags will be around $200.00.  A Motion was made by Clark Sahlstrom and seconded by Marlene Moss to cover the cost of the bikes and candy.  Carried.  They had 87 kids participate last year.

A Motion was made by Vern Greenwaldt and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $200.00 to Community Ed for Bats and Balls for the girls.  Carried.

The Chamber of Commerce is looking for organizations to Sponsor “Welcome to Isle” Banners that will be put on the street lights on Main Street.  A Motion was made by Dan Leitner and seconded by Marlene Moss to sponsor two Banners.  Carried.

Kristin Cooper talked to the Board about having Bingo on Sunday of Isle Days.  Will check with the Gambling Control Board about the rules and regulations.

Hans has invited four new prospective members to our meeting in April:  Gary & Pat Hicks, Linda Orazem and Rita Waughtel.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfe and seconded by Marlene Moss to adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

 

 

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