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September 2013 Keyser Lions Club Newsletter


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September 2013 Keyser Lions Club Newsletter

  1. 1. President Mark Conrad 2013 - 2014 By-Lions Secretary John Cole “Liberty Intelligence, Our Nation’s Safety” September 2013 Katya Greetings Keyser Lions! Summer has flown by and we have been an active club. Our second meeting ofAugust took place on the 15th at University Place at 6:30 pm. Our guest speaker was Frank Roleff, President of the Mineral County Historical Society. He talked about some of the current and upcoming activities of the Historical Society. He also told us about a great deal of fascinating local history. He even had some replicas of early Mineral County maps and documents for sale. Our first meeting of September took place on the 5th at 6:30 pm at University Place on the campus of Potomac State College.After dinner, we heard a presentation by two guest speakers from Sarah’s House – ChildAdvocacy Center (CAC).AmberTalley and CindyVeach told us about how SARAH's House provides a different way to in- vestigate, prosecute and treat child abuse and neglect.Amber talked about the investigative work done through the CAC and Cindy spoke about her work with the children and families. Both women talked about their plans to improve and expand the program. Our second meeting of September will be our annual picnic at theWest End Park. It will take place at 6:00 pm on the 19th. It will be an evening of good food, good fun, and a special event. Please plan to bring your whole family and a favorite dish to share. Our first meeting of October will be on the 3rd at University Place at Potomac State College at 6:30 pm. Our speaker will be Connie Sutton from the Keyser-Mineral County Public Library. Here are a few other upcoming events you might be interested in: October 10th - LionsWorld Sight Day, held annually in October since 1998, has focused attention on eliminat- ing preventable blindness and improving sight. OnWorld Sight Day, Lions clubs around the world conduct spe- cial sight-related projects. October 25-27 – District 29-I Fall Convention, Martinsburg,WV Hope to see you at some of these events.
  2. 2. BY-LIONS OFFICIAL PUBLICATION KEYSER LIONS CLUB 26726-9028 2013 2014 President – Mark Conrad Secretary – John Cole 1st Vice President – Scott Gahr Treasurer – Pat Bane 2nd Vice President – Joe Bane Tail Twister – Duwaine Nichols 3rd Vice President – Dave Boden Lion Tamer – Bill Bane Directors – Joe Dignan, Ken Hollen, Dallas Adams, and Howard Boggs Membership Director – Howard Boggs Ex-Officio Member – Greg Lynch – Immediate Past President COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS Membership: Dallas Adams Attendance & Greeters: Ken Hollen – Chairman, Don Hott, Dallas Adams Sight: Mark Conrad – Chairman, Dallas Adams – Vice Chairman, Pat Bane, Terry Mangold, Ken Hollen Finance & Budget: Pat Bane – Chairman Activities & Special Events: Overall Chairman – Duwain Nicholas Christmas Dinner – Pat Bane, Scott Gahr Picnic – Mike Bane, John Cole Mints – Larry Bolyard Broom and Candle Sales – Howard Boggs Goldsworthy Scholars – Jim Goldsworthy, Bob Melody Chicken BBQ – John Cole, Scott Gahr, Bob Melody, Joe Bane Dinner Menu: John Cole – Chairman, Pat Bane, Joe Bane Service Projects: 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, WV