Keyser lions club newsletter march 2013


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Keyser lions club newsletter march 2013

  1. 1. By-Lions March 2013 2012 - 2013 President Secretary ya Kat Greg Lynch John ColeGreetings Fellow Lions,Our first meeting of February was held on Thursday, February 7th at 6:30 pm at University Place onthe campus of Potomac State College. We had a very unique program. Mineral County Deputy Rob Smithbrought his drug sniffing dog and he and Lion Sheriff Jeremy Taylor provided some very interestinginformation about the dog and its exploits. Check out the picture on the Keyser Lions Facebook page.Our second meeting took place on February 21st at the same time and place. Our guest speaker wasKristi Athey. She gave a fascinating presentation on the history of the RMS Titanic and her voy-age along the Titanic’s path to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ship’s sinking.On Monday, February 25th over 80 teachers from Mineral County were given training on the LionsQuest curriculum. “Lions Quest programs are comprehensive, positive youth development andprevention curricula that unite the home, school and community to cultivate capable and healthyyoung people of strong character. Lions Quest K-12 programs teach essential life skills that supportcharacter development, social and emotional learning, civic values, substance and violence pre-vention, and service-learning.” ( Members of the Keyser Lions Clubprovided financial and logistical support to this all day event. Lions Dallas Adams, Sandy Parker,and Gary Van Horn have been working hard to bring this program to Mineral County. Thanks to allof our Keyser Lions who came out and supported this event including: Greg Lynch, Jim McCune,Dave Boden, Larry Bolyard, John Cole, Joe Bane, Duwain Nichols, Scott Gahr, and Mark Conrad.Our first meeting of March will take place on the 7th at 6:30 pm at University Place on the cam-pus of Potomac State College. Our guest speaker will be Louie Kitzmiller. He will talk about thework of Mineral County Aging and Family Services. Our second meeting of March will take placeon the 21st at the same time and place and will feature a speaker from Big Brothers, Big Sisters.Here are some other upcoming events that you might want to put on your calendar as well:April 6, 2013 - 4th Cabinet Meeting, Fort Ashby Community Center, 10:00 amMay 31 - June 2, 2013 - 91st Annual West Virginia Lions State Convention, Pipestem StatePark, Pipestem, WV. Registration: $80.00 if paid by May 1st, $90.00 if paid after May 1st. NewMembers after July 1, 2012, or any first timers to the State convention, can get a reduced fee of$60.00 if they register by May 1st. Room rates at Pipestem are $80 plus tax per night if re-served by May 1st. Be sure to mention you are with the Lions Club to get this rate. Details andthe registration form can be found in the March 2013 District 29-I Newsletter. The newsletterhas been posted to the Keyser Lions Facebook Page.July 5-9, 2013 - Lions International Convention, Hamburg, GermanyHope to see you at many of these events! “Liberty Intelligence, Our Nation’s Safety”
  2. 2. 2012 2013 President – Greg Lynch Secretary – John Cole 1st Vice President – Mark Conrad Treasurer – Pat Bane Tail Twister – Scott Gahr Lion Tamer – Duwaine Nichols Directors – Scott Gahr, Bunny Markwood, Mike Bane & Jeff Logsdon Membership Director – Howard Boggs Ex-Officio Member – John Cole – Immediate Past President COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS Membership: Dallas Adams – 3rd year, Bunny Markwood – 2nd year Attendance & Greeters: Ken Hollen – Chairman, Don Hott, Dallas Adams Sight: Mark Conrad – Chairman, Dallas Adams – Vice Chairman, Pat Bane, Bunny Markwood, Terry Liller, Terry Mangold, Brian Staggs, Ken Hollen Finance & Budget: Pat Bane – Chairman, Hayward Wilson – Vice Chairman, Charles Logsdon Activities & Special Events: Overall Chairman – Duwain Nicholas Christmas Dinner – Pat Bane, Tom Vieli, Scott Gahr Picnic – Mike Bane, John Cole Mints – Larry Bolyard Broom and Candle Sales – Howard Boggs, Bunny Markwood Goldsworthy Scholars – Jim Goldsworthy, Tom Hartman, Bob Melody Chicken BBQ – John Cole, Scott Gahr, Bob Melody, Joe Bane Dinner Menu: John Cole – Chairman, Pat Bane, Hayward Wilson, Joe Bane Service Projects: Hayward Wilson – Chair, Pat Bane, Dallas Adams, John Cole, Jared Adams, Eric Iser Bereavement: Howard Boggs – Chairman, Dallas Adams Social, Citizenship & Public Services: Bob Melody – Chairman, Larry Bolyard, Jim McCune, Ken Hollen Public Relations:Reeves Taylor – Chairman, Mark Conrad – Editor, John Cole – Newspaper/Publicity Chairman, Howard Boggs – Photographer MEETINGS: 1st & 3rd THURSDAYS @ 6:30 P.M. POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE • UNIVERSITY PLACE DORMITORY • KEYSER, WVBY-LIONSOFFICIAL PUBLICATIONKEYSER LIONS CLUB26726-9028