Well, October is here and before you know it Thanksgiving and Christmas will be around the corner. We had a great
time at the after fair picnic in Roche Park. It was a little windy and cool but the food was great and the company was even better. We have a lot of great cooks in our club. Thanks to all who came and brought food.
PDG Scott, Lion Joyce, PDG Dave and I, had a wonderful time in Omaha at the USA/Canada Lions Forum. We learned a lot and met some very nice Lions from all over USA and Canada. New this year was a service project where we packed 100,000 bags of food. There will be a picture in the District Newsletter of PDG Scott, Joyce, PDG Tom Owen and myself. The club also bought a new vision screener device while we were there, called the “Spot”. All wireless and very easy to operate. Much smaller than the old one we had. After I get used to it, I will have another training session at my house so you can learn how to operate it.
Congratulations go out from the club to our very own PDG Scott Ladner for being named an honoree at this year’s Wesbury Senior Tribute which highlights the accomplishments of seniors that make a significant contribution to the community. PDG Scott, we salute you!
I am in the process of coming up with two dates to do White Cane Day at Walmart and Valesky’s. I have Friday, Oct 7th set up at Walmart from 9-4. I realize this is the Soup Kitchen also. All Saturday’s were filled in Oct and if we waited we wouldn’t be able to do it till mid-November which is getting too late. I will keep you posted on the available date ASAP so you can plan on helping. If we get enough to help we can do it in 2 hour shifts. There will be a sign-up sheet at the meeting on Oct 6.
We are beginning to put together an order for the Terri-Lynn nuts that we sell each year. Once again we will sell at
Tractor Supply and Valesky’s. We will be handing out order forms and catalogs as soon as we get everything and get organized. The order should be placed sometime this month, so I will keep you informed of what is happening.
Mary Lynne and Herb Lucas have been hard at work getting the Christmas lights and decorations ordered and ready for downtown. Herb has been working hard getting lights put on. We have had 2 work sessions and will be planning for more next week. Garland for the wreaths have been ordered and will probably be here next week. We will be having work sessions to get these ready so they can be put up in November. Please be generous with your time to help get these ready. The more help we have the faster it goes. Mary Lynn will be giving more details at the meeting.
I think that is all going on right now. Let me know if you are coming to the meeting each month and if you want a salad. The meetings are always the first and third Thursday of the month.