Vol. #8 The SCLC BULLETIN Feb. 3 & 17, 2014
Sioux City Lions Club, P. O. Box 5233, Sioux City, IA 51101
Chartered in 1920 — We Serve, Enjoy Fellowship and Have Fun
Greeter = Paula Damon Pledge & Invocation - Feb. 3 - Ann Hill & Feb. 20 - Tim Jacobs
FEBRUARY 3 - Noon – Energy Company - Community Room
Program: Recipients of SCLC 2013-14 Charity Grants Will Receive Their Checks – Ann Hill
FEBRUARY 10 – Noon – Valentines Party - Wendy’s - 3805 Gordon Drive. Thank you for bringing raffle gifts.
FEBRUARY 16 – 5:30 p.m. - Library Room, at Perkins, 5925 Gordon Drive
ATTENDANCE: Jan 20 = 14 Lions and 5 guests
BIRTHDAYS: Bob Agee and Larry Benne
BOARD MEETING: Thursday Noon, February 13 at Ann Hill’s Office in United Center – 3rd Floor.
Members expected and all Lions welcome. Only elected board members may make motions or vote.
CHARITY GRANTS: 28 tax-exempt charitable organizations applied for our annual competition. $13,500 is being distributed among eight winners chosen by our Charity Grants Committee. See Febr. 3 Program above.
CONGRATULATIONS: The board unanimously approved support of Lion Paula Damon’s appointment by District Leadership to Second Vice District Governor of IA District 9-W for 2015-16.
FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS: Encourage family members to join as reduced dues are available. The ILC $43 dues are reduced by 50% to $21.50 for up to four other family members living in the same household of an Individual “head of household” member that pays the regular ILC dues. The Iowa Lions $18.65 dues are also reduced 50% to $9.83. Total dues collected by SCLC are $92 (ILC = $43, IA Lions = $18.65, IA District 9 NW = $7.50 SCLC=$22.85). Example: A husband and wife Family dues are $92 + 61.68 or $153.68. If a new member, a $30 ILC first-time only member fee is added for a total of $183.68. Family members don’t pay $30 first-time only member fees. Dues aren’t charitable tax deductions but businesses may use as ordinary/necessary business expense.
KIDSIGHT’S SERVICES: Currently November’s District 9-NW database - 55 sessions with 706 children screened and 37 referred. Iowa’s October database – 515 sessions with 7781 children screened and 543 referred.
NOMINEES NEEEDED BY MARCH 15: Vice President (1yr.), a Director (2 yrs.) a Membership Committee Member (3 yrs.) and a Trust Investment Committee Member (3 yrs.). Give nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org or 490-5688. No nominations accepted after March 15 and election is before April 15.
PANCAKE DAYS UPDATE: Record funds raised = $10,850.00. Ron Will, our top ticket salesperson, sold $7,880.00 worth of tickets. Lee Chamberlain, Chair, has reserved Shrine Temple @ $600 for Oct. 3-4, 2014.
RAFFLE: January 20 = $40.00
SCHOLARSHIPS: $1000 each will be awarded to 3 Sioux City seniors who will attend a Sioux City college. The SCLC Committee will be selecting them soon. Applications are at high school counselor offices. Bob Agee, Chair.
SIGHT/HEARING and OTHER SERVICES REQUESTS: All must first complete an application obtained at Center for Siouxland, 715 Douglas Street. Individuals with or eligible for Title 19 (Medicaid) are not served.
SCLC BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Bob Agee, Larry Benne, Brenda Brown, Lee Chamberlain, Steve Cogdill, Paula Damon, Sheryl Ford, Ann Hill, Tim Jacobs, Doug Siefker.
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
LIONS CLUBS CONSITUTION - http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/pdfs/la2.pdf MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM – http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/pdfs/me6b.pdf
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