Their motto is
“Learning for the Joy of Learning”.
Activity Fund 4021.07
Money Market 17,449.28
Admin. Fund 4729.62
Moved for approval by Lance Hudson, 2nd by Jay Rosenberger, with
unanimous club approval.
There was no Secretary’s report.
General Meeting Reports:
1) The Taste of Altoona is Oct 15, 2019, 5-7 P.M. at Prairie Meadows. Set
up/take down will be done by Bill and Carolyn Wilkins. Staffing the
booth - 1st shift, Lance and Michelle Hudson, 2nd shift, Bill and Wilma
Hall. All club members, in their Spin-Art shirts will meet in the booth at
6:00pm for a photo shoot.
2) On Going: Kids sight saving is in full swing and pop tabs collection
3) Barb McGrean reported the following correspondence: An invitation
from the Altoona Fire Fighters pancake breakfast on Oct 26, 2019,
7-11 a.m.; a thank you note from LCIF for our donation.
4) Kit McDowall and Mo Gilkison reported they have met with Altoona’s
Parks Director regarding placement of 3 memorial benches. They have
also contacted the manufacturer and await his expense numbers.
Much miscellaneous conversation, but without cost figures, donation
figures this becomes a work in progress. Maybe more info next
5) Kit McDowall handed out the current Lions club’s new brochure.
They’ll be available at our Taste of Altoona booth.
6) Our next meeting October 28, 2019 will be presented by Tom Corbin,
CEO of the Animal Rescue League.
Respectfully submitted, Helen J Phillips, Recorder
2019 Oct 14 Bi Weekly meeting of Altoona Lions Club Guest Speaker
At our regular meeting at the Lions Park Shelter, the guest speaker was Mary Kay Frances, from the Senior College and Events program. The photo shows Mary Kay and Lions President Barb McGrean and Recorder Helen Phillips.
Our guest speaker gave a very informative presentation, including telling us that the brain is just as capable at senior age as at young age.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Financial Results
Shown in this photo is Altoona Lions Club President Barb McGrean and Roger Mahnke. Roger gave a summary of the financial results of the Spinart booth. He handed out a summary of the expenses and the profit. Just as a summary, this year's Spinart booth netted a profit of $11,974.
As always Roger does a great job for us in the financial process.
Thank you Roger.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Table 1
On September 23, the Altoona Lions Club met at Toad Valley to hold an Appreciation Dinner for everyone that worked at the Iowa State Fair running the Spinart booth. The event was well attended, with about 65 in attendance. The following photos are of the tables at the event. I took photos of 7 tables, but missed 2 tables. Sorry.
Here is the first table.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Table 2
Photo of table 2.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Table 3
Photo of table 3.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Table 4
Photo of table 4.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Table 5
Photo of table 5.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Table 6
Photo of table 6.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Table 7
Photo of table 7.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Award 1
This photo shows Altoona Lions President Barb McGrean and Roger Mahnke. Roger is getting an award for 54 years managing and working at the Spinart booth at the Iowa State Fair. Roger has been our lifeblood for the fair booth. He has worked tirelessly for decades scheduling the workers, setting up the tables, and taking the cash to the Administration Building, and so many other things.
Thank you so much Roger!!!!!!
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Award 2
The most time consuming part of the Spinart process is the scheduling of the workers for the Spinart Booth. This year Carolyn Wilkins did the scheduling. We thank Carolyn for all the hard work she put in this year to make the Spinart booth scheduled and working well.
This photo shows Carolyn receiving an award from Don Townsend.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Attendance awards
Several Altoona Lions received attendance awards. The first is Dennis Crabtree. Dennis has been a Lion for about 5 decades. What a wonderful record.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Attendance award 2
Next is Helen Phillips.
Congratulations Helen. Helen takes the minutes of all our Altoona Lions Club meetings.
Thanks Helen, and congratulations.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Attendance award 4
Moe Gilkison received an attendance award. Congratulations Moe.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Attendance award 5
Jim and Carolyn Wilkins received attendance awards. Congratulations Jim and Carolyn.
2019 09 23 Lions Appreciation Dinner Attendance award 6
Wilma Hall received an attendance award. Congratulations Wilma.
2019 08 19 Thanks to all that worked at Spinart 2019
These are the folks that worked the Spinart booth that I do not have a photo of.
All of the following names are from the schedule list from Spinart 2019. They
hopefully are accurate, but the schedule may have changed. Each lines
represents the people that worked a single shift.
Kar VanNordsrtand and friends
Jay Rosenberger, J. Ray, S. Phillips, and someone that is not listed
Shelly Hiemer, M. Hammersley, and 2 more not named.
R. Costello, Jim Appleget, and two more that are not named.
Jen Book, Bill Pollard, and 2 more not named.
C. & J. Duncan & friends
Jay & Becky Rosenberger, L.Casey, Larry Lourens
Barb McGrean & family
Jerry and Joan Nolin, Bill Good, Rick Layman
J,Weemers, Elizabeth Burns-Thompson, Kit McDowall, Marla Carr
J Ray, S. Phillips, and 2 more not named
Ann and Stephen Moyna and 2 more not named
S. Hiemer & Family
Polly Antonelli, Herb Phillips, T. Townsend, and M Humiston
Barb McGrean and family
Lance and Michelle Hison and 2 more not named
Lance and Micgelle Hudson and others not named (not a dupe, indivivual shifts).
2019 Spinart Aug 18 9 to 1
TJ and Chris Guzzi, and 6 unknowns.
2019 Aug 15 Spinart Bill Pollard, Elizabeth Burns-Thompson & friend 1 unknown 1 to 5
See the title for the people in the photo.
The web system accidentally put an additional photo below this photo. You will see their names later.
2019 Aug 13 Spinart Pollard,Wilma Hall and 2 Highschool girls
Shown in this photo are :
Wilma Hall, Bill Pollard, Shelby Phillips and Jessica Ray.
2019 AUg 13 2019 (4) unknown helpers
F. & H. Fricke, and 2 unknowns. Thank you so much for supporting your community.
2019 Aug.14 Spinart 5 to Closing
M, JA, and Maryann Vedder
V. & S. Shrunk
2019 Aug 12 Spinart Herb Phillips, Polly Antonelli,D Smith, P.Phillips.
This photo shows the names in the title.
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