††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† MACKTOWN LIONS CLUB

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Meeting was called to order at 6:35 pm by Lion Kim Peavy.

Presidents Notes: Lion Kim Peavy will be posting on face book the survey results for discussion in the next 60 days.Discussion groups will pop up under the Macktown members page.Also, we are thinking the VFW in Roscoe will be our new home base.Other locations that were tried out each wanted to charge, said no, or was too loud to accommodate our needs.

Guests: None

Happy Bucks: 8 Happy bucks

Secretary update:Lion Tracy Fransen gave us an update of things happening in the district.She is currently taking signups for the Zone meeting at the end of the month at Lino's. There will be 5 attending 4 eating.Tracy Fransen then went on to update us on the Centennial Challenge and where we are since the year is half over.In order to engage the youth Tracy Fransen brought up the option of doing the peace poster contest this year. We are ordering the kit and will be updating later.

Treasurers Report:Lion Will Fransen gave out the treasurerís report.Lion Ron Nelson made a motion to approve the report, and Lion Christina Fransen seconded.It was passed unanimously.

Committee Reports:

St. Vincent DePaul:Lion Christina Fransen gave a quick update on the Christmas distribution night.Less families were served this year but it was still as rewarding as ever.We were able to donate $250 to them for future distributions.Also it was brought up to see if we could donate boxes to help carry items next year.

Old Business:

Cubs Bus Trip:Lion Will Fransen gave the update for this year's Cubs Bus trip on May 20th.cost should be about $75 per person. No one under the age of 18 as there will be drinking involved.Lion Will Fransen will update as it gets closer.

Unlock your Heart:Lion Sandy Moore has offered to be in charge of checking the key depositories.We are looking for more locations to put the buckets, but are able to put one in Durand at Bryden Motors. Any other locations please let Lion Sandy Moore know.

New Business-

Sight and Sound Raffle:Lion Keith Wicklund has offered to chair our sight and sound raffle. He received the information, will review it and update at the next meeting.

20 for Plenty:Tickets are here, Lion Kim Peavy has them and will be looking over the information and updating us at the next meeting.

Cabinet meeting:There is a cabinet meeting on Saturday January 21st in Leaf River. Lion Kim and Lion Mike will be attending if anyone would like to carpool.

Painting Party:Feb 9th in Rockton at inspired Life Art Studio.Cost will be $40. Only 30 seats available.

Lion Sue Nelson won the card game with a 2 which was the wild card.

Lion Tracy Fransen made a motion to adjourn at 7:48 pm and Lion Christina Fransen seconded it. Passed uananimously.