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 August 16, 2017. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.

The following members were present: President John Mitzel, Tail Twister Mike Shands, 1st Vice President Mark DuBois, Lion Tamer Larry Smedley, 2nd Vice President Bill Swint, 2 Yr Director John McCaw, 3rd Vice President Ray Pitzen, 1 Yr Director Larry Thompson, Secretary Jim Newbold, Imm Past President Carmen McCaw, Treasurer Mark Meyers Lion Hunter Bill Foote, Program Director Mark Frye

Secretary
Minutes: The minutes of the July 19, 2017 Lions Club Board meeting were read, a motion was made by Mark Frye, the motion was seconded and approved to accept the minutes as read.
Treasurer
• The Treasurer’s Admin Report: The Admin account financial report and previous month’s financials were discussed, a motion was made by Mark Frye, and the motion was seconded and approved to accept the report. (Financial report attached)
• Bank Signatures: Bank signatures are complete for 2017-2018 Lions Year.
Communications
• We received a 2-Member Key award from LCI for Lion Randy Maschek. Lion Hunter Bill Foote will present the award to Lion Randy.
Officer Committee Reports
Membership:
• Received an application for membership for Dave Wilcox; his sponsor is John Mitzel. A motion was made by Mark Frye, seconded and approved to accept his membership application. We will induct him on Wednesday, August 23, 2017.
• The membership status of Ted Lane was discussed; his dues are $225.00 in arrears. A motion was made by Larry Thompson; the motion was seconded and approved.
• Lion Barbara Lackey has requested to be dropped in good standing. A motion was made by Larry Thompson; the motion was seconded and approved.
Old Business
• Lions-Emblem Road Signs: The Road signs were discussed. We need more TXDOT information and the new Centennial Road signs were suggested. John McCaw will report back to the Board when more info is available.
• Library Painting: The President thanked all who were involved with the project; the Lions did a great job.

New Business
• None:

Adjourn: John Mitzel, President, adjourned the meeting at 7:20 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 July 19, 2017 Lions Charities, Inc. Board meeting were read, a motion was made by Mark Frye, the motion was seconded and approved to accept the minutes as read.
Treasurer
• The Treasurer’s Charities Report: The Charities account financial report and previous month’s financials were discussed, a motion was made by Mark Frye, and the motion was seconded and approved to accept the report. (Financial report attached)
• Bank Signatures: Bank signatures are complete for 2017-2018 Lions Year.
• Conflict of Interest Forms: The forms for the ensuing year need to be signed by all Club Officers. We still need signatures from Mark DuBois, Ray Pitzen, John McCaw and Bill Foote. Jim Newbold will E-mail blank forms to these four individuals to be returned to the Secretary for filing.
Communications
• Thank you card from Myranda Sykes for her TLC Counselor Scholarship
• TLC 100% patch 2017-18 for our banner
• Thank you letter from Shiloh Farms RISE Rehab for our $500.00 donation
Old Business
• Dollar Casino Night: Casino Night is scheduled for August 25, 2017; 6-10 p.m. All profits from this event will be donated to the FF,BBQ&A; Garden Ridge Lions Charities, Inc.
New Business
• H.E.B. Community Assistance Program: Mar DuBois explained the H.E.B. Program and will apply for donations to our Operation Thanksgiving and Operations Santa Claus Programs.
• Super Raffle: Kerry Ledford informed the Board that Americus Diamonds cannot provide us with a 3rd prize, diamond pendant this year due to a change in policies. Super Raffle prizes were discussed; Mike Shands made a motion for 1st prize, Spurs tickets; 2nd prize, a Spurs autographed basketball; and 3rd prize, $500.00 gift certificate; the motion was seconded and approved.
• Table Cloth Banner: John McCaw suggested we purchase a table cloth type banner with the Club’s name and LCI Logo for table top display at events our club appears at. John and Carmen will do additional research and report back to the Board
• FF,BBQ&A: Mark Frye made a motion to provide 10 complimentary FF,BBQ&A tickets as National Night Out games & contest prizes; the motion was seconded and approved.

Adjourn: John Mitzel, President, adjourned the meeting at 8 p.m.

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