Meetings

Taylor Lions Club Programs, Events & Meetings

Upcoming Programs & Events

  • 9/17/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lions Royal & Theresa = TBD
  • 9/24/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Erwin = TBD
  • 10/1/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Greg = TBD
  • 10/8/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin
    • Speaker: Carol Guthrie, TISD Career Coordinator (Leos discussion)
  • 10/13/2021: Wednesday Noon = Board Meeting, Lucky Duck
  • 10/15/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion John & Lion Dee
  • 10/22/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Don
  • 10/29/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Gayle
  • 11/5/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Glen
  • 11/10/2021: Wednesday Noon = Board Meeting, Lucky Duck
  • 11/12/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Keith
  • 11/19/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Steven
  • 11/26/2021: Friday, Thanksgiving weekend = No Meeting
  • 12/3/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug
  • 12/8/2021: Wednesday Noon = Board Meeting, Lucky Duck
  • 12/10/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Brad
  • 12/17/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Deborah
  • 12/24/2021: Friday, Christmas Eve = No Meeting
  • 12/31/2021: Friday, New Years Eve = No Meeting

Past Programs, Events & Meetings (Newest to Oldest)

FY2019-2021 Programs:

  • 9/11/2021: Saturday, Taylor Business Expo @ Expo Center, 8:30am - 2:00 pm
    • KidSight SPOT Vision Screening & Lions Membership recruitment
  • 9/10/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Deborah
    • Melonie Shaw, Taylor Public Arts Advisory Board, painted manholes
  • 9/8/2021: Wednesday Noon = Board Meeting, Lucky Duck
  • 9/3/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug
    • Lessons learned - 2021 Taylor Lions Golf Tourney
  • 8/28/2021: Saturday, Taylor Lions Golf Tournament @ Mustang Creek Golf Course
  • 8/27/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Shane P
    • Final plans for 8/28/2021 Lions Golf Tournament
  • 8/20/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Brad M
    • Speaker: Mitch Drumman, Boys & Girls Club
  • 8/18/2021: Wednesday noon Board of Directors @ Lucky Duck
  • 8/14/2021: Sat., Lions Kidsight at Taylor 5K Run, 7:15am - 11:00 am
  • 8/13/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug
    • Speaker: Lion Griffin - KidSight Program
  • 8/6/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lions Bingo
  • 7/31/2021: Lions KidSight Custodian Meeting, Buda, 10:30 - noon
  • 7/30/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion John T
    • Speaker: Constable (Pct 4) Sgt. Ryan Lloyd
  • 7/27/2021: Tuesday - Taylor Head Start SPOT Vision Screening, 8am - 4:30 pm
  • 7/24/2021: Lions District Meeting, Pflugerville, 8:00 am - Noon
  • 7/23/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Shane
    • Speaker: Gerald Anderson, Head of Bill Pickett Foundation
  • 7/20/2021: Tuesday - Bartlett Head Start SPOT Vision Screening, 8am - noon
  • 7/16/2021:  Friday Speaker Host = Lion Erwin
    • Speaker: John McDonald updated Lions on the Michell Peeps 5K Run
  • 7/14/2021: Wednesday, Board of Directors Meeting, noon @ Lucky Duck
  • 7/13/2021: Tuesday Installation Banquet at Holiday Inn Express, 6pm
    • Installed Club officers for the FY2021/2022
  • 7/12/2021: Monday Planning Mtg for Golf Tourney, 5:30pm @ B&M Tractor
  • 7/10/2021: Saturday - Welcome to Taylor Event, 2nd & Main in Taylor
    • Membership event for all service clubs; Lions in front of (or inside) Frills.
  • 7/9/2021:  Friday - Discussions & updates on upcoming events & helpers needed
  • 7/2/2021: No Friday Meeting. Happy Independence Day!
  • 6/29/2021: Tuesday, 8am, Welcome Lion Gayle as Governor of District 2S-3
  • 6/25/2021 Friday Speaker Host = Lion Steven K
    • Speaker: Jan Harris, Taylor Main Street Project Manager
  • 6/24/2021: Thursday – Midnight Basketball, meal at Robinson Park
    • Provided kids with free meal (hot dogs, drinks and snacks)
  • 6/22/2021: Tuesday – Midnight Basketball, refreshments at Robinson Park
    • Provided kids with refreshements
  • 6/18/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Gayle C & Lion Irene S
    • Program: History of Taylor Lions
  • 6/16/2021: Wednesday, Board of Directors Meeting, noon @ Lucky Duck
  • 6/11/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Keith H
    • Speakers were Edwin Stojanik & John Carter, Taylor Rodeo Assn.
  • 6/4/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug M
    • Speaker was Kimberly Goode, Executive Director at Literacy Council WILCO explained services offered and ways that Lions might help.
  • 5/28/2021: Friday Speaker Host = ???
    • Lions Bingo
  • 5/21/2021: Speaker Host = Lion Deborah P
    • Special Board Meeting approved membership for Sarah M.
    • Speakers were Heidi Altman & Kevin Stewart, Principal & Headmaster at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Taylor.
  • 5/14/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin Teggeman
    • District Governor Gary Fuchs talked about challenges and successes for clubs during the COVID year. He urged members to publicize Lions and seek new members.
  • 5/12/2021: Wednesday Board of Directors Meeting at Lucky Duck
  • 5/7/2021: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Herb B
    • Speaker had to cancel; Lion Doug spoke about memories of past club events
  • 5/1/2021: Saturday, Taylor Volunteer Fair 2-4pm on lawn at Old Taylor High
    • Cancelled due to severe storm
  • 5/1/2021: Lions host 2S-3 District Convention in Taylor
  • 4/30/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Shane P
    • Speaker: Tom Yantis, City of Taylor
  • 4/23/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Greg T
    • Speaker: Brandon Houston – TISD Athletic Director & Head Football Coach
  • 4/16/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Don A
    • Rick Naylor, Founder and Executive Director of PACT - Partners Against Child Trafficking
  • 4/9/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Erwin S
    • Speaker did not show. Held election of officers for FY2021-2022
  • 4/2/2021: No Meeting – Good Friday – Happy Easter
  • 3/26/2021: Friday Noon, business meeting
    • Nomination of officers for FY2021-2021 for 4/9/21 elections
  • 3/19/2021: Friday Noon, No speaker
    • Business meeting / board meeting
  • 3/12/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion John T
    • Speaker = Lion Mark T discussed plans for the upcoming Taylor Lions Golf Tourney in August 2021
  • 3/5/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Steven K
    • Speaker = Moppy Miller, CEO of Taylor Ed. Enrichment Foundation
  • 2/26/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Gayle C
    • Speaker = Dr. Devin Padavil, new Taylor ISD Superintendent
  • 2/19/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Keith H
    • No meeting; Ice apocolypse 2021; Sirloin Stockade closed
  • 2/12/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug M
    • Lion Doug provided an update on our 72nd Annual Chili Supper
  • 2/10/2021: Wednesday Board Meeting, noon @ Lucky Duck
  • 2/5/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Deborah P
    • Guest Speaker = Tia Stone, speaking on Covid testing & the upcoming Rotary celebration.
  • 1/29/2021: No Meeting – Post Chili Supper Recovery
  • 1/28/2021: Annual Chili Supper @ Taylor SPJST Hall
    • Set-up at 8am, Cooking at 9am; Serving from 5pm - 7pm; to go only
  • 1/22/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Brad M 
    • Speaker: Nicole Vommaro, Director at Wilco Habitat for Humanities
    • Awarded Habitat for Humanities with a $1,000 donation from Taylor Lions Foundation.
  • 1/15/2021: Friday Noon Meeting
    • Final Chili Supper Planning (for 1/28/01)
    • Short Board of Directors Meeting (no quorum on 1/13/2021)
  • 1/8/2021: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Shane P
    • Guest Speaker was Larry Foos – City of Taylor Parks & Recreation Director
  • 1/1/2021: No Meeting – Happy New Year’s Day
  • 1/12/2021: Lions Chili Supper & Sponsorship Meeting, 5:30p @ B&M Tractor Parts
  • 12/25/2020: No Meeting – Merry Christmas
  • 12/18/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Don A
    • Guest Speaker ran into conflicts on shortly before the meeting; Lion Don shared local news & updates, plus information about the history of Christmas celebrations
  • 12/11/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Irene S
    • Lions Chili Supper Preparations for 1/28/2021
  • 12/4/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Erwin S
    • Guest Speaker, Jesse Ancira, 'How to turn an idea into a business' based upon experiences with Ancira Salsas LLC
  • 11/27/2020: No Meeting – Happy Thanksgiving
  • 11/20/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Dee T
    • Guest Speaker, Royal Pore, Owner of Top Hat Chimney Sweeps
  • 11/13/2020 Friday Speaker Host = Lion Mark T
    • Guest Speaker, Robert Little, TISD Athletic Director
  • 11/11/2020: Wednesday Noon Board Meeting at Lucky Duck
  • 11/10/2020: Tuesday evening Lions Chili Supper & Sponsorship Meeting
  • 11/6/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion John T
    • Guest Speaker (no show, so we played Lions Bingo)
  • 10/30/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Steven K
    • Guest Speaker, Jesse Ancira provided updates on the upcoming 2021 Texas Legislative Session.
  • 10/23/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Gayle
    • Guest Speaker, Lion Griffin, Sponsorship recruitment materials & training
  • 10/16/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Keith H
    • Guest Speaker, Richard Stone, Taylor Arts Council
  • 10/14/2020: Wednesday Noon Board Meeting at Lucky Duck
  • 10/13/2020: Tuesday Chili Supper planning meeting at B&M Tractor, 5:30pm
  • 10/9/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug M / Don A
    • Guest speaker was Lion Connie Zschoche of the Lago Vista Club and District Chair for Texas Lions Camp.
  • 10/2/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Deborah P
    • Guest speaker: Elaine Hall, Marketing Manager for Kalahari Resort in Round Rock
  • 9/25/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Brad M
    • Guest speaker: Lions District Governor, Gary Fuchs on his required annual visit. Key topics were 'remaining active' and 'membership'.
  • 9/18/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Griffin T
    • Guest speaker: Tia Rae Stone, President of Taylor Chamber of Commerce
  • 9/11/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Don A
    • Guest Speaker:  Club President, Lion Don hosted a discussion of upcoming fundraisers for Taylor Lions & assigned event chairpersons
  • 9/9/2020: Wednesday Board Meeting at Lucky Duck.
  • 9/4/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Greg
    • Guest Speaker: Keith Brown TISD Superintendent with guests Rodney Fausett, Deputy Superintendent and George Wiley, Chief Academic Officer
  • 8/29/2021: Saturday Lions Golf Tournament at Mustang Creek Golf Course
  • 8/28/2020: Friday Noon Meeting at Sirloin Stockade: Host Greg T
    • Guest Speaker: Mark Thomas, President/CEO fo TEDC
  • 8/21/2020: Friday Speaker: Lion Mark T
    • Final planning for 8/29/2021 Lions Golf Tournament
  • 8/14/2020: Friday Noon Meeting at Sirloin Stockade: Host Lion Greg T
    • Guest Speakers: TISD Athletic Director Robert Little and Lisa Little
  • 8/11/2020: Tuesday - Annual Installation Banquet 6 - 9 pm
    • Service awards and installation of new officers by DG Gary Fuchs.
  • 8/07/2020: Friday Board Meeting via Zoom
    • Decision to resume weekly Friday Noon meetings at Sirloin
  • 7/24/2020: Friday Business meeting via Zoom
    • Golf Tournament discussion & planning for 8/29/2020
  • 7/17/2020: Friday Board Meeting via Zoom (everybody invited)
    • Confirmed revised installation date of 8/11/2020 & back to Zoom until then.
  • 7/10/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Gayle C
    • Guest Speaker: Vice-District Governor Gayle provided an update on State Lions Convention and status of various Lions charities
  • 7/3/2020: No Friday meeting. Happy Independence Day!

 

FY2019-2020 Programs:

  • 6/26/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Brad M
    • Guest Speaker: Doug Moss, downtown Taylor revitalization
  • 6/19/2020: Friday Speaker Host: Lion Greg T
    • Guest Speaker: Matt Hooks, sports editor for Taylor Press
  • 6/12/2020: Friday speaker host: Lion Griffin T
    • Program = Commander Joseph Branson of Taylor PD
  • 6/10/2020: Wednesday Board Meeting @ Griffin's house
    • Voted to resume weekly meetings at Sirloin Stockade
  • 6/5/2020: Friday speaker host: Lion Griffin T
    • Program: Loretta Masters of Shepherd's Heart 
    • First Friday Auction proceeds donated to Shepherd's Heart
  • 5/29/2020: No Friday meeting - Happy Memorial Day!
  • 5/22/2020: No Friday meeting 
  • 5/15/2020: Friday speaker host: Lion Shane
    • Program = Lion Herb on COVID19 meat scare - real or hype?
  • 5/8/2020: Friday Board Meeting -- via Zoom. 
    • Authorized donations to Shepherd's Heart, Tx Lions Childrens Camp, Leader Dogs & Lions Eye Bank.
  • 5/1/2020: Friday  -- via GoToMeeting. 
    • Program = Roundtable on critical community needs & how to address
  • 4/24/2020: No Friday meeting 
  • 4/17/2020: Friday -- via GoToMeeting. 
    • Griffin led discussion about future fundraisers and current FY donations.
    • Online meetings changed to 1st & 3rd Fridays
  • 4/10/2020: Friday – No scheduled Club Meeting, Good Friday & Happy Easter
  • 4/8/2020: Wednesday Board Meeting -- via GoToMeeting. 
  • 4/3/2020: Friday -- Noon meeting via GoToMeeting.
    • Program = Election of officer for 2020-2021 fiscal year
  • 3/20/2020: Friday – No Club Meeting, venues closed to meetings due to coronavirus
  • 3/27/2020: Friday – No Club Meeting, venues closed to meetings due to coronavirus
  • 3/17/2020: Tuesday, Impromptu Board Meeting (Corona Virus Actions)
  • 3/13/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin
    • Guest speaker = Courtney Farris from Down Home Ranch
  • 3/11/2020: Wednesday Board Meeting, noon @ Lucky Duck
  • 3/6/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Irene S
    • Guest speaker = Lion Gayle on behalf of District 2-S3 updates
  • 2/28/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Shane P
    • Spoke about Williamson County 4H Shooting Sports Club
  • 2/21/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Deborah P
    • Guest speaker = Elaine Hall, Marketing Manager for Kalahari
  • 2/14/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Valerie C
    • Guest speaker = Kim Clifton, EWCC Adaptive PE Teacher
  • 2/12/2020: Wednesday Board Meeting, noon @ Lucky Duck
  • 2/7/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug M
    • Doug spoke = need for personal relationships to drive club membership
  • 1/31/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Brad M
    • Guest speaker = Joe Cuseo, Valero Area & Plant Manager
  • 1/25/2020: Saturday Midwinter Conference in Taylor = Lion Gayle C
    • Co-host with Cameron Lions
  • 1/24/2020: Friday = NO NOON MEETING; Set-up for District 2S3 Conf @ 5pm
  • 1/23/2020: Thursday Chili Supper = Lion Herb B
  • 1/17/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Steven K
    • Guest speaker = Jim McNabb, Art Office Signs
  • 1/10/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Keith H
    • Guest speaker = Dwayne Ariola, Taylor City Council
  • 1/8/2020: Wednesday Board Meeting, CANCELLED 
  • 1/3/2020: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Gayle C
    • Guest speaker = Jan Harris, Taylor Main Street Program
  • 12/27/2019: Friday – NO MEETING. Merry Christmas!
  • 12/20/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Gayle C
    • Guest speaker = Club member Christmas memories
  • 12/13/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Don A
    • Guest speaker = Sheriff Robert Chody
  • 12/11/2019: Wednesday Board Meeting, noon @ Lucky Duck
  • 12/7/2019: Saturday, 6pm Lighted Parade = Lion Greg T
  • 12/6/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion John T
    • Guest speaker = Ken Kruse, a Frank Sinatra vocal impersonator
  • 11/29/2019: Friday - NO MEETING. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • 11/22/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin T
    • Guest speaker = Thanksgiving Trivia contest
  • 11/15/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin T
    • Guest speaker = Lion John Estepp, Wimberly Youth Camp & Exchange (YCE)
  • 11/13/2019: Wednesday Board Meeting
  • 11/8/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin T
    • Guest speaker = Missan Eido, Firestorm emergency preparedness
  • 11/1/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Greg T
    • Guest speaker = Tia Stone, Taylor Chamber of Commerce
  • 10/25/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Leland S
    • Guest Speaker = Debbie Jackson, TISD & President of ‘Say Cheese’
  • 10/18/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin T
    • Club planning meeting & brief Board Meeting for critical votes
    • Ray Gonzales & Jessie Pospisil (Gonzales Horseshoe Tourney)
    • Valerie Conner & Robert Stevens (SPOT)
  • 10/11/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Erwin S
    • Guest speaker = Colin Harrison, Asst Dir, Taylor Development Services
  • 10/9/2019: Wednesday Lions Board Meeting
    • No Quorum; reschedule for Friday, 10/18.
  • 10/4/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Bobby S
    • Guest speaker = Brent Rydell, City Mayor & VP of Heritage Soc = Ghosts
  • 9/27/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Irene S
    • Guest Speaker = A Gonzales Foundation representatives - Raul & JJ
  • 9/20/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Griffin T
    • Personal program: World Travels for Global Relationships
  • 9/18/2019: Wednesday Lions Board Meeting
  • 9/13/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Don A
    • Guest speaker = Nicole Vommera, Wilco Habitat for Humanities
  • 9/06/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Shane P
    • Guest speaker = Lions District 2-S3 Governor Larkin Smith
  • 8/30/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Deborah P
    • Labor Day weekend program: Bingo
  • 8/23/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Brad M
    • Guest speaker = James Bartosh and Chris Berger with Boys and Girls Club
  • 8/16/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Dee T
    • Guest speaker = Deanna Degrass & her guide dog on behalf of ‘Come Walk in My Shoes’ and the V.I.P. Support Group (for the blind) of Temple.
  • 8/14/2019: Wednesday Board meeting at noon at Lucky Duck
  • 8/09/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Doug M
    • Guest speaker = Mark Thomas, TEDC
    • Special guest introduction / thank you = Lillie Ferris (TLC camper)
  • 8/02/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Steven K
    • No speaker due to temporary closure of Sirloin Stockade until 11:55
    • Impromptu program by Lion Don & Lion Doug
  • 7/26/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Keith H
    • Guest speaker = daughter Cameron, explorations in Thailand
  • 7/19/2019: Friday Board meeting
  • 7/12/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Gayle C
    • Guest speaker = Brian LeBorde, Taylor City Manager
  • 7/5/2019: No meeting. Happy 4th!

FY2018-2019 Programs:

  • 6/28/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Kevin C
    • Guest speaker = did not show
  • 6/21/2019: Friday Board Meeting
  • 6/14/2019: Friday Speaker Host = Lion Paul S
    • Guest speaker = Judge Wisser
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