Lions discuss various projectsThe Jamestown Lions Club met Oct. 3 at the Buffalo City Rotisserie Grill. The pledge was led by Tom Sanders and prayer was led by Ed Anderson. President Shelley Nannenga served as song leader.
The Jamestown Lions Club met Oct. 3 at the Buffalo City Rotisserie Grill. The pledge was led by Tom Sanders and prayer was led by Ed Anderson. President Shelley Nannenga served as song leader.
Vice District Gov. Fran Romsdal introduced his guest, Dr. Alissa Hanson. Hanson is originally from Minot and recently affiliated with the dental practice of Dr. Ken McDougall in Jamestown.
Mitzi Hager spoke on the Jamestown Lions’ tree park project. She and Nannenga are working on a possible grant to assist with some of the cost through the MDU Foundation.
A discussion was held regarding the eye tissue transportation project. Members of the Jamestown Lion Club assist as volunteers transporting eye tissue to the Lions Eye Bank in Bismarck. A signup sheet was passed around to get updated phone numbers for members involved with this project.
Gary Speidel, chairman of the club’s blood drive project, announced that this year’s blood drive will be Dec. 11-12 at the North Dakota Farmers Union headquarters building in Jamestown. A number of Lions offered to assist with this project.
Kristi Anderson, Meals on Wheels chair, signed up members for the October effort.
Dwaine Heinrich spoke on the upcoming Buffalo Feed Oct. 17 at the Knights of Columbus in Jamestown. As this falls on the date of the next regular meeting, the Buffalo Feed will be in lieu of that meeting. The discussion of the Buffalo Feed featured several interesting topics such as Texas toast and attire for the evening. This project is the club’s major fundraiser of the year. Lions were encouraged to turn in their ticket sales money as soon as possible to Hager, club treasurer.
All Lions are asked to report to the Knights of Columbus Hall as scheduled, or no later than 4 p.m. on Oct. 17.
The next regular meeting starts at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Buffalo City Rotisserie Grill. Visiting Lions and prospective members are welcome.