Archive for September, 2021

Meeting – September 9th

Monday, September 13th, 2021
Welcome and Call to Order by Club President Harrison
Members Present:  James Harrison, Karen Stagner, Frank Hernandez, John Corsi, Jon Fontenot, Rob Potts, Sam Listi, Danny Dossman, Chris Gregg, Mac Hickerson
Guests: Buddy Hickerson (lunch paid); Matt Latimer (guest of Christa Strang)
Song let by Lion Corsi
Pledge led by Lion Listi
Prayer by Lion Potts
Exercise Program: Arthritis?
Joke: President Harrison – Squirrel; Talking Dogs; Babe Ruth; Willie Mays … Plate Spin: Lion Hickerson
Announcements:
    Happy Belated Birthday to Lion Mike Matthews!
    President Harrison talked about Lions Clubs International Membership growth in the last three months – making great strides.
    Secretary Stagner asked Flag Route Lions to drive their route and replace worn or torn USA Flags.  Email will be sent to remember Patriot Day.
    The Club needs to start looking at 2022 dates for our STAMPEDE Bike Ride.
    District Governor Angela Cases has introduced a “Take the Plunge Challenge” … goal is for the District to raise $25,000 for the Kid’s Camp.  Clubs or Lions who help the District raise money to donate to Camp can nominate someone to “jump” into a pool at the Mid-Winter Conference in Kosse, TX Jan 8th.  The District’s goal is to bring clubs together, have a little fun and of course, support Texas Lions Camp.
    Belton Lions Christmas Party, December 16th (evening) at The GIN
Program:  Thank you Lion Hernandez for inviting Keith Cook, B.I.S.D. Director of Operations, to share his 26 year education experiences – Building Relationships; Transformational Service; Nutrition; Grounds Maintenance; and IPM (Integrated Pest Management). A major Key to Success: “Taking Time to Listen”.  Superb program of Vision, Understanding, Awareness and Intuition!
Future Program Assignments:
    September 16 – James Harrison – District 2-X3 Lions Quest Chair Lorna Brockette
    September 23 – Michael Matthews
    September 30 – Mac Hickerson / Board Meeting afterward
    October 7 – Gene Ellis
    October 14 – James Harrison – Stephanie O’Banion, HOT United Way
    October 21 – Jon Fontenot
    October 28 – David Leigh
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Meeting – September 2

Sunday, September 5th, 2021

Welcome and Call to Order by Club President Harrison
Members Present:  James Harrison, Rob Potts, Sam Listi, Jon Fontenot, David Shaw, Gene Ellis, John Corsi, Karen Stagner, David Leigh, Danny Dossman, Patti Powell, Frank Hernandez, Mac Hickerson, new member Veronica Logan
Guests: Buddy Hickerson (lunch paid)
Song let by Lion Corsi
Pledge led by Lion Hernandez
Prayer by Lion Potts
Exercise Program: lots of Helium Hands!
Joke:  by President Harrison; “… substitute teacher … plate spin by Lion Hickerson … “
Induction of new member Veronica Logan (State Farm Insurance), officiated by President Harrison – WELCOME!
Announcements:
    District Governor Angela Cases has introduced a “Take the Plunge Challenge” … goal is for the District to raise $25,000 for the Kid’s Camp.  Clubs or Lions who help the District raise money to donate to Camp can nominate someone to “jump” into a pool at the Mid-Winter Conference in Kosse, TX Jan 8th.  The District’s goal is to bring clubs together, have a little fun and of course, support Texas Lions Camp.
    We need to start looking for dates to schedule our 2022 STAMPEDE Bike Ride.
    Belton Lions Christmas Party, December 16th (evening) at The GIN
    Fly Your Flag emails will be sent this weekend for Labor Day; and again next week for Patriot Day.
Program:  Thank you Lion Potts for inviting Sam Skidmore, B.I.S.D. Athletics Director, to update us on Football, Golf, Volleyball, Swim Center, Track, Tennis, and the 2,437 athletes in BISD who are competing in a Community Service hours Challenge.  Wonderful Program!
Future Program Assignments:
    September 9 – Lion Frank Hernandez – Keith Cook, BISD Executive Director, Custodial & Grounds
    September 16 – James Harrison
    September 23 – Michael Matthews
    September 30 – Mac Hickerson
    October 7 – Gene Ellis
    October 14 –
    October 21 – Jon Fontenot
    October 28 – David Leigh
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