Vol. #1      The SCLC BULLETIN       July 7 & 21, 2014

Sioux City Lions Club, P. O. Box 5233, Sioux City, IA 51101. 

Chartered in 1920 — We Serve, Enjoy Fellowship and Have Fun


GreeterTim Jacobs, Past President

Pledge & Invocation – July 7 – Paula Damon &  July 21 – Sheryl Ford 


JULY 7 - Noon  – MidAmerican Energy Company Community Room           

                  Install New Officers/Directors, Others & Present Year’s Awards

                                                            -see details  below-                         

          Program: Center for Siouxland – Recipient of a SCLC Charity Grant- Jonette Spurlock

JULY 21 – 5:30 p.m. – Perkins Restaurant – east end of Gordon Drive across from Menards



ATTENDANCE: June 2 = 15 + 5 Guests

AWARDS for Year: Citizen of the Year – Larry Book; Lion of the Year – Ron Will ; Warren Coleman Honorary Award – Doug Seifker. To be awarded at the July 7 noon meeting.

BOARD MEETING: Thursday, July 10. All welcome. Only board may make motions/vote.

BOARD and Officer/Director responsibilities are found in The Lions Constitution & Club Officers Team Manual (see below).

BULLETIN: The monthly SCLC BULLETIN is also posted on our club’s website listed above.

CHARITY GRANTS: Tax-Exempt Charity Grants are only accepted August 15 – October 1. Contact Ann Hill, SCLC Treasurer for any questions or information.

DUES = $92.00/Year of July 1 – June 30. Family Dues of $61.68 each are also available for up to four additional family members living at same address as the “head of household” who pays the regular $92.00 dues. Dues may be paid semiannually ($46.00/30.84) July 1 & January 1. A first-time only member pays a $25.00 ILC fee but students or military do not pay this fee. Dues aren’t charitable contributions. Businesses may deduct as ordinary and/or necessary expenses. Dues are payable to the SCLC. Send to Ann Hill, Treasurer at P.O. Box above.

ELECTION RESULTS: Officers(One Year Terms)- President – Sheryl Ford, Vice President – (Maria Rundquist, nominee), Secretary- Paula Damon, Treasurer – Ann Hill.  Directors (Two Year Terms): (2013-15) Steve Cogdill &  Brenda Brown and (2014-16) Ken Hayward & Brian Owens - Membership Director. Membership Committee (three-year terms):  Sheryl Ford (2013-16), Cindy Rarratt (2014-17), Brian Owens (2013-17). Trusts Investment Committee: Paula Damon (first 3 year term - 2014-17) and Ann Hill (first 3 year term - 2013-2016 - replaces Kim Willer. Installation at July 7 meeting.

KIDSIGHT UPDATE: 2013-14 SCLC results are not all in yet but 1,100 have been screened with 62 referred for a 5.63% referral rate. SCLC KidSight team has screened 9,376 with 414 referred since starting in 2002-03. There are 46 preschools and daycares in the Siouxland area. 71 screening visits have been made and 2100 miles are driven per year.

PAPERLESS: We are planning to implement paperless records/communications as ILC and IA Lions does. Documents will be on our website and when necessary by USPS or email.

RAFFLE/HAPPY BUCKS: June 16 = $6.00.

SCHOLARSHIPS: $1,000 each will be awarded to 3 seniors who will attend a Sioux City College/University. The Scholarship Committee will be naming them soon.

SCLC WEBSITE: Volunteers with word processing skills will be able to maintain it.

SIGHT & HEARING SERVICES REQUESTS: All must first complete an application obtained at Center for Siouxland. Individuals with or eligible for Medicaid are not served by SCLC.


SCLC SERVICES: Eye Glasses, Hearing Aids, Sight-Related Medical Bills, Preschool Vision Screenings, Leader Dogs, Charity Grants, Alcohol-Free Proms, College Scholarships, International Lions Peace Poster Contest

SCLC BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Brenda Brown, Lee Chamberlain, Steve Cogdill, Paula Damon Sheryl Ford, Ken Hayward, Ann Hill, Brian Owens, Maria Rundquist, Doug Siefker.                                                                      

SCLC Board Meets Second Thursday Each Month

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