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2017-2018 Lion Sandy Whaley, President

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Sept 6, 2017
Lion Pres Sandy began the meeting 715am


Song– Lion Mary  Pledge–Lion Joe;   Dollar & Prayer– Lion Sonny

Lion Pete and Cindy- 9-10-99 – thanks for that folding money

 Lion Hal 8-31-27- He declined the steak and the slave, but wanted our famous song!!
                                                Happiest of Birthdays Hal!!

- Lion Nancy from the HOST Lions visited us today and let us know about an event that is going on with the Twilight Rotary on Sept 30th. They are going to be having a Lobster Boil at Mcnaughton Park from 6pm-10pm. She also thanked Lion Pres Sandy for coming to the HOST Lions Prime Rib in the Park this past weekend.

Vest Day—Today was vest day we had 2 members without Vests!

Senior Dinner – Recap from last weeks dinner we had 5 members at the Dinner with 2 members who signed up and did not show up. Our next Senior Dinner is Sept 28th

Paint Nite is scheduled for October 7th at Mimi’s Café at 4pm. It was decided that we will be painting the Red Tree Valley. Sign ups went around for assitance with selling the raffle prizes. Here is the link to  purchase a ticket, we need 35!! https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1218706

 Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

Lion Gary joined us today he has joined a wine club and a veterans club! He also has visited a couple Lions Clubs as well. Most importantly he took up a new hobby… GOLF!! We enjoyed having you back Lion Gary :O)

No Speaker Today: Due to Board Meeting


FineFree:   Lion Hal
$9.00:   Lion Joe
Card Drawing: $241- Lion Sonny- He had Lucky Lion Kathy draw and it was –6♦
Upcoming Speakers: Sept 13-Lion Larry; Sept 20th-Lion Bob; Sept 27- Lion Bill; Oct 4th- Board Meeting; Oct 11- Lion Billy; Oct-18th-Lion Mike; Oct 25th-Lion Hal; Nov 1- Board Meeting

Save the Dates:
Sept 28th- Senior Dinner
Oct 7th- Paint Nite @ Mimi’s 4pm
Dec 2nd-Christmas Party
Jan 20th- Crab Feed

 

Aug 30, 2017
Lion Pres Sandy began the meeting 715am
Song– Lion Mary   Pledge–Lion Hal;  Dollar & Prayer– Lion Sonny

Lion Ken and Rita 9-5-60; Lion Pres Sandy and Ryan 9-4-10

Senior Dinner -- Next Senior Dinner is August 31st sign ups in the book

Paint Nite is scheduled for October 7th at Mimi’s Café at 4pm. It was decided that we will be painting the Red Tree Valley. Sign ups went around for assitance with selling the raffle prizes. Here is the link to  purchase a ticket, we need 35!! https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1218706

Lion Billy updated us on the Cabinet Meeting that took place last weekend. The new District Gov was introduces as well as other house keeping items. The Student Speaker topic was announce and Lion Billy is going to be the Regional Chair as well as our local Chair. The next cabinet meeting will be Nov 18th at Cobb Mountain.

Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

Lion Bob told us about his road trip to see the Eclipse and his visit to Yellowstone National Park.
Unfortuenately he got laryngytis and wasn’t able to speak for part of his trip.

Lion Mary received a request for assistance with Eye Screening on September 14th at the senior manor appartments on Union and Jefferson from 10-2pm. Sign up are in the book.

Our speaker today was Olivia Frenkel. She is apart of the Suisun Valley 4H and is working with Solano and Contra Costa Food Banks. They have an event called Empty Bowls.the event is taking place in Fairfield on oct 14 and in Contra Costa Oct 15th. The price is $40.00 for a family of 4. There will also be a raffle and auction all benefiting the food bank. With the ticket you get a bowl of soup and get to keep the bowl.Bowls are being made by Solano County College Students. 

FineFree:   Lion Ken
$9.00:   Lion Pete- donated to Lions of Sight
Card Drawing: $241- Lion Hal –K♠
Upcoming Speakers: Sept 6th-Board meeting; Sept 13-Lion Larry; Sept 20th-Lion Bob; Sept 27- Lion Bill; Oct 4th- Board Meeting; Oct 11- Lion Billy; Oct-18th-Lion Mike; Oct 25th-Lion Hal; Nov 1- Board Meeting

Save the Dates:
Aug 31st- Senior Dinner
Sept 6th- Board Meeting-after regular               Meeting
Oct 7th- Paint Nite @ Mimi’s 4pm
Dec 2nd-Christmas Party
Jan 20th- Crab Feed

 

Aug 23, 2017
Lion Pres Sandy began the meeting late this morning since she arrived late.

Song– Lion Kathy  Pledge–Lion Larry;  Dollar & Prayer– Lion Ken

Happy Belated Anniversary to Lion Billy and Edith!!

No only did Lion Pres Sandy arrive late and start the meeting late, the bulletin was missing some items which were caught by Lion Billy, thank you for the folding money Lion Pres.

Senior Dinner -- Next Senior Dinner is August 31st sign ups in the book

Paint Nite is scheduled for October 7th at Mimi’s Café at 4pm. It was decided that we will be painting the Red Tree Valley. We are waiting for the website for the event to be completed, when it is Lion Pres Sandy will make sure everyone has the link so we can start getting those 35 guests!! Sign ups went around for assitance with selling the raffle prizes.

There is a Cabinet Meeting on August 26th in Corte Madera if any one is interested please let us know. Lion Billy did previously advise he would be attending.

Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

Lion Mary received a request for assistance with Eye Screening on September 14th at the senior manor appartments on Union and Jefferson from 10-2pm. Sign up are in the book.

FineFree:   Lion Dan
$9.00:   Lion Pete- donated to Lions of Sight
Card Drawing: $232- Lion Mary –Q2♣
Upcoming Speakers: Aug 30th- Lion Joe; Sept 6th-Board meeting

Save the Dates:
Aug 31st- Senior Dinner
Sept 6th- Board Meeting-after regular               Meeting
Oct 7th- Paint Nite @ Mimi’s 4pm
Dec 2nd-Christmas Party
Jan 20th- Crab Feed

 

 

Aug 16, 2017
Lion Pres Sandy began the meeting at 7:15am

Song– Lion Dan  Pledge–Lion Ken;  Dollar & Prayer– Lion Sonny

Senior Dinner -- Next Senior Dinner is August 31st!

Lion Pres Sandy was given confirmation that we are set for our Paint Nite on October 7th at Mimi’s Café. We will be starting at 4pm. It was decided that we will be painting the Red Tree painting for that night. Lion Pres Sandy will work with Paint Nite to get our website up to purchase tickets. This can then go onto our Facebook page to get the word out! Sign up  will be going around. For those not going to paint, we are going to have a raffle and we will need people to help sell tickets!

There is a Cabinet Meeting on August 26th in Corte Madera if any one is interested please let us know. Lion Billy did previously advise he would be attending.

 

Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

 

Our Speaker today was Kelly Hanson from PACE Solano. She is the CEO of the organization that her mother started in the 80s. They are a non profit organization that helps support adults with developmental disabilites. They pick them up and bring them to centers for daily activites and skills. Also the help teach them job skills and provide job opprotunites for them. PACE Solano has over 300 staff and 40 Vans with 4 transportation Hubs. 2 Facilites in Vallejo and 2 in Fairfield for teaching skills and activites. They do fundraisers in order to raise enough money to run the programs.

 

FineFree:   Lion Ken
$9.00:   Lion Mary
Card Drawing: $231- Lion Kathy –Q ♣
Upcoming Speakers: Aug 23 Lion Dan; Aug 30th- Lion Joe; Sept 6th-Board meeting

Save the Dates:
Aug 31st- Senior Dinner
Sept 6th- Board Meeting-after regular               Meeting
Oct 7th- Paint Nite @ Mimi’s
Dec 2nd-Christmas Party
Jan 20th- Crab Feed

 

Aug 2, 2017
Lion Pres Sandy began the meeting at 7:15am

Song– Baby Kathy  Pledge–Lion Joe;  Dollar & Prayer– Lion Sonny

Anniversary- Lion Bill and Donna Dideris ( Aug 5th)

Birthday- Lion Pat Grace July 28th 1923

- James Baird from the Boy Scouts joined us. He was presented with our $250.00 donation for his Scout Project. He updated us that they should be starting to make the benches this weekend and will update us when the project is complete.

Today was VEST Day! We had 1 Lion sans vest today.

Senior Dinner was last Thurdsay. Lion Kathy informed up that Lion Pete, Lion Pres Sandy, Lion Ken, Lion Dan, Lion Billy, Herself and Mitchell were all in attendence. Along with the Boy Scouts it was completed quickly!
Next Senior Dinner is August 31st!

Lion Bob made a couple of laminated copies of our opening prayer since the other one was lost! There are a couple spares just in case!

Lion Mary presented Lion Pres Sandy with her scrapbook from her first year at President. It is a very beautifully put together book that everyone applauded Lion Mary for her work on putting it together!!

 Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

Today we had Jeff Trager with Jeff Trager Presents. He has put on a lot of productions and helped raise money for schools in the community. Most recently Crystal Middle School in helping them raise funds for instruments. They also have a show for Breast Cancer Awareness. There are all kinds of shows that he produces from Comedy shows to tribute bands! His latest show is a Rat Pack Tribute at the creative arts center in downtown Fairfield. He is trying to show that you don’t have to go all the way to San Francisco to find a great show!!

FineFree:   Lion Sandy
$9.00:   Lion Pete-Donated it back to Sight First
Card Drawing: $217- Lion Larry -5 ♦
Upcoming Speakers: Aug 9th- Lion Sandy; Aug 16 Lion Sonny; Aug 23 Lion Dan; Aug 30th- Lion Joe; Sept 6th-Board meeting

Save the Dates:
Aug 31st- Senior Dinner
Dec 2nd-Christmas Party
Jan 20th- Crab Feed

 

July 26, 2017
Past Past Pres Lion Bob Dias rang the bell at 7:15am.
Song–Lion Billy  Pledge–Lion Hal;   Dollar & Prayer– Lion Bob

Anniversaries -     Lion Ron & Kathy Howe  (July 31th 2004);
                                 Lion Joe & Dotty Chu (July 30th, 1972)

Visiting us this morning was District Governor Lion Les Mize.

Next Senior Dinner is scheduled for July 27th at 5:45pm at the Suisun Senior Center.  Lion Billy says Hamburgers and Hot Dogs are on the menu.

Our next Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 2 at our regular scheduled meeting.  All are invited. 

District Gov Les has selected a logo for his casual attire polos. If you would like one they are $20.00.  Please  let Lion Mary or Lion Pres Sandy know so we can order for you.
 
In Pres. Sandy’s absence, Lion Bob presented Lion Pete with his Certificate of Appreciation for last year.

In turn, Lion Pete auctioned off a gift he brought back from his recent vacation.  Lion Kathy won it for $23.00.

Lion Mary read an email she received from an Assist a Grad Scholarship recipient from 2010.  We had awarded her $500 at that time knowing she would put it to good use.  She completed her studies and is now the Alumni Relations Manager for San Mateo County’s three colleges.  During her time in college, she volunteered her time with the Merced Lions Club.  She felt she wanted to support our Assist a Grad Scholarship program by donating back the $500 we gave her.  We received the check this week.  Does your heart proud, doesn’t it?

 Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

Our speaker this morning was District Governor Lion Les Mize.  DG Les is from the San Rafael Lions Club and  has been a member for 52 years.  He first joined Lions when he was 19 and always said some day he wanted to be District Governor.  His theme for this year  is “If you can dream it, you can do it”.  Women make up 30 % of the Lions in District 4C-2.  The next cabinet meeting will be held in Corte Madera on August 26.  There will be a MD4 Training session at the Marriot here in Fairfield in February if you are interested. 

Fine Free:   Lion Ken
$9.00:   Lion Larry
Card Drawing: $204 – Lion Billy 4♣
Upcoming Speakers:  Aug 2nd-Board Meeting; Aug 9-Lion Sandy; Aug 16- Lion Sonny; Aug 23-Lion Dan

Save the Dates:
July 27th- Senior Dinner 5:45 pm
August 2 – Board Meeting 7:15am
Dec 2nd-Christmas Party

 

July 12, 2017
Lion Pres Sandy began the meeting at 7:15am
Song– Baby Kathy  Pledge–Lion Ken;   Dollar & Prayer– Lion Bill

Anniversaries - Lion Brian and Lori Lorenz (July 13th 1991);
                                                 - Lion Bob and Karen Dias (July 14th 2001)- we will get you next week Lion Bob!
Borthdays - - Phyllis Craig ( July 10th, 1922) –Declined the Slave and Steak but appreciated our                                                                      lovely song!
                                                       - Lion Lyle Smith ( July 8th 1931)

Board Meeting on Monday Absent were Lions Bob, Sonny and Pete. Lion Pres Sandy is asking the Paint Nite coordinator if we can get an event on a Saturday in either Sept/Oct/Nov at Mimi’s. The 4th of July Parade was fun and since we couldn’t catch up to the truck we have a lot of left over flags! Lion Mary is going to bring the candy left over to the Blue Star Moms meeting. We also took 3rd Place! It was decided to change the Board meeting to be the 1st meeting of the month, Lion Hal will be contacted to change the speaker list to leave the 1st meeting of the month open. Christmas Party- was agreed on for Dec 2nd Lion Mary will speak to Mimi’s to see if they are available. The District Governor would like to do a joint meeting with us and the HOST club on  July 26th, no members would be able to attend so Lion Billy will reach out and advise that we would not be able to attend, but the District Governor is welcome to visit our meeting that morning. Vacaville Ulatis offically closed-Lion Billy will collect the glasses for us from the locations they had. Donations- Blue Star moms-tabled until Sept meeting; Eagle Scout project approved for $250.00 Donation.

Next Senior Dinner scheduled for July 27th at 5:45pm

District Gov Les has selected a logo for his casual attire polos. If you would like one there are $20.00 per let Lion Mary or Lion Pres Sandy know so we can order for you.

 Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

Today we had Chris Rose the Executive Director of Solano Rescourse Conservation District (RCD). Their goals are to restore watersheds and natural resources, protect natural resources, educate children and adults about watershed schience, and enhance watersheds and their habitats. They are guided by a volunteer Board of Directors that is appointed by the County Board of Supervisors. They provide assitance to farmers and land owners to help protect their soil and water. They also have other partnerships with cities and counties  to do water quality testing.

FineFree:   Lion Billy
$9.00:   Lion Dan & Lion Ken
Card Drawing: $189- Lion Dan and Lion Ken -8 ♦
Upcoming Speakers: July 19-Lion John; July 26-Lion Kyle; Aug 2nd-Board Meting; Aug 9-Lion Sandy; Aug 16- Lion Sonny; Aug 23-Lion Dan

Save the Dates:

July 27th- Senior Dinner
Dec 2nd-Christmas Party

 

July 5, 2017
Lion Pres Sandy began the meeting at 7:15am

Song– Baby Dan  Pledge–Lion Ken;  Dollar & Prayer– Lion Bob

- Baby Lion Larry and his Bride will be celebration their anniversary July 12th!   
                                              Thank you for that folding money Baby Lion Larry.

- Ron Howe: 07/4/1944

Vest Day!! We had 1 member without their Vest on today

Lion Ken updated us on the Senior Dinner last Thursday. They enjoyed an easy day of Pizza!!

Lion Kathy updated us on how the Parade. Even with our additonal helpers we still couldn’t keep up with the trucks! There were not as many entries, but we had a lot of fun handing out flags and candy to the kids!!

The first board meeting of the year will be on July 10th at 7pm at the Medic Ambulance Fairfield Station 2300 South Watney Way.

Reminder to like the page and share the posts. Encourage your facebook friends to like and share the page and posts to get as many people to look at it as possible!! You can find us at @FaSTLionsClub or by looking up Fairfield and Suisun Travis- Lions Club!

We had Scout James Baird come and talk to us about his Scout project. He is looking for donations to relace the benches and repair the tables at the Suisun Valley Elementary outdoor classroom.He will be remaking and reparing the tables and benches. Good luck on your Scout Project James.

Lion Pres Sandy is still looking for a Bulletin Editor for this upcoming year please let her know if you are interested!

Today we also had Kevin O’Rourke who is the President of the Board of Child Haven. They were founded in 1983 and provide intesive mental health and developemental services to children and their families. Last year they served approximately 643 abused children and are looking to increase the number of children served. They have expanded into Vallejo and are working on new projects to help these children in need.

FineFree:   Lion Kathy
$9.00:   Lion Billy
Card Drawing: $166- Lion Kathy -4 ♠
Upcoming Speakers: July 12-Lion Pete; July 19-Lion John; July 26-Lion Kyle

Save the Dates:
July 10th- Board Meeting
July 27th- Senior Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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