Board Minutes

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Board Minutes are provided for the last month. If you require additional information, please contact our Secretary Jim Newbold.

​1. The Garden Ridge Lions Club Board Meeting was held in the Lions Den on June 21, 2017. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.


The following members were present: President Carmen McCaw, Tail Twister Ray Pitzen, 1st Vice President John Mitzel, 1 Yr Director Larry Thompson, 2nd Vice President Mark DuBois, 2 Yr Director Jim Morgan, 
3rd Vice President Bill Swint, 2 Yr Director John McCaw, Secretary Jim Newbold, Imm Past President Larry Steele

Secretary
Minutes: The minutes of the May 17, 2017 Lions Club Board meeting were read. A motion was made by Larry Steele to approve, and the motion was second and approved.
Treasurer
The Treasurer’s Admin Report: The Admin account financial report and previous month’s financials were discussed, a motion was made by Larry Steele to approve, and the motion was second and approved. (Financial report attached)
Communications
• None
Officer Committee Reports
Membership:
• We have requests from members who have requested that they be dropped, in good standing, from membership: Ray Pitzen made a motion, seconded and approved to drop John Trevino, Jim Young and Peter Partington in good standing.
• A motion was made by Mark DuBois, seconded and approved to induct a new member, Michael Goettsch, sponsored by Mark DuBois, at June 28th meeting.
Old Business
• Garden Ridge Lions Road Signs: John McCaw reported on City of Garden Ridge and TxDot requirements and where to place the new signs.
• Catered Meals: Need list of 10 Board/Club member approved meal selections and a chair. Mark DuBois volunteered to Chair this committee and contact Dottie.
• Polo Shirts: Carmen reported that Jane Smith is the go to lady for obtaining and embroidering the polo shirts. Jane will be out of town until August; Carmen will contact her then and setup purchase procedures and prices for purple polo shirts for members that desire them.
• Installation Dinner: We are working on RSVPs and will report the final numbers to Dottie by June 23, 2017. E-mails and phone calls are going out to obtain the final attendance. Judy Curtis and Kate Kohl were invited and will not be available to attend. We will purchase wine, $50.00; shrimp, $160.00; and beer, two cases at $50.00.

Adjourn: Carmen McCaw, President, adjourned the meeting at 7:50 p.m.

Jim Newbold, Secretary, Garden Ridge Lions Club


2. A meeting of the Garden Ridge Lions Charities, Inc. was convened with the same officers as indicated above:

Secretary
Minutes: The minutes of the May 17, 2017 Lions Charities, Inc. Board meeting were read. A motion was made by John McCaw to approve, the motion was second and approved.
Treasurer
The Treasurer’s Charities Report: The Charities account financial report and previous month’s financials were discussed. Approval was tabled until John Mitzel can get with Mark Meyers on a couple of the numbers in the report. (Financial report attached)
• Charitable funding: Possible increases in charitable funding was discussed; increasing scholarship amounts, a donation to RISE Rehabilitation for Handicapped, paint the Garden Ridge Library, increase in donation to Resources for Women and Friends of the Children of Haiti (FOTCOH). A motion was made by Jim Newbold, seconded and approved to donate $500.00 to RISE Rehabilitation for Handicapped and $500.00 to Friends of the Children of Haiti (FOTCOH) from this year’s budget.
Communications
• Received 3 thank you cards/letters/E-mails from High School scholarship recipients; Jordan Douglas, Christopher Toudouze and Sydney Rubey.
Old Business
• Installing Officer: Lion Ray Pitzen reported on LSLEB gift to be presented to PDG Gil Burrell. The LSLEB recommended a donation to the LSLEB “Wall of Giving.” A motion was made by Ray Pitzen, seconded and approved to donate $500.00 to the LSLEB Wall of Giving in the name of PDG Gil Burrell.
New Business
• Garden Ridge Library: Jim Newbold will contact Dick Holloway to see if he will Chair a paint crew to paint the Library.
• President Carmen McCaw: She thanked all of the members of the Board for their service this past year and presented a 2017 Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver Dollar to each Board member present at tonight’s meeting.

Adjourn: Carmen McCaw, President, adjourned the meeting at 8:20 p.m.

Jim Newbold, Secretary, Garden Ridge Lions Club Charities, Inc.