The regular meeting of the Macomb Lions Club was held on April 19, 2012. Members gathered in the dining room of the Grand Prairie Home with those members in attendance as shown on the Attendance Record and Guest Register. Transcribed below is what happened at the meeting:
Attendance: Guests 03
Lead in the Pledge of Allegiance – President DeJaynes
Prayer – Silent
Guests – Jacob Strom (Lueck), Sharon Powell (Beaver), Stan Clayton (Jani)
Program –Brenda Miller, Director of Planned Giving, American Cancer Society. Works closely with McDonough District Hospital to work with patients as soon as they are diagnosed with cancer. Provides services (wigs, makeup, etc), have support groups. They help patients navigate through the process and help families with lodging and transportation if they need to leave Macomb for their treatment. American Cancer Society has been doing research since 1946. They concentrate their funding on new, up and coming researchers. Experienced researchers can garner support from the federal government. To date they have had 6 Nobel Laureates as researchers. Research has almost tripled the survival rate.
1. Slate of Officers for 2012 - 2013
Immediate Past President Gretchen DeJaynes
President Jan Entwistle
1st Vice President Beth Westen
2nd Vice President
3rd Vice President
Secretary Jack Schoonover
Treasurer Leslie Jefferson
Director – 1 year Jessie Risley
Director – 1 year Bob Bowen
Director – 2 year John Carter
Director – 2 year Jim Entwislte
Membership Chair Alan Bishop
2.Lion Bishop – Lightbulbs and Brooms – Kick-Off will be April 19th, Rally Night – May 3rd, and wrap up- May 11th
3. Lion Jessie Risley has scheduled Diabetes Awareness Day on May 12th from 8 am to Noon at Wal*Mart and Hy Vee.
Tail Twister Sweepstakes – Won by Lion Jim Entwistle - $4.25. Rollover.