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Erlanger Lions Lingo November 2014 – Adobe Version

Lingo Nov 2014

November 2014 Erlanger Lions Lingo Newsletter

BINGO:

This is a lifeline for our work and we need about 15 workers per week to provide a quality experience for our players. We have sitting, standing and walking jobs. This is a great way for students to get in volunteer hours for their schools.

Friday rotation schedule:

Nov 7th:   Jeff Lorenzen

Nov 14th: Pam Crail
Nov 21st: Mike Brown

Nov 28th:  Pat Sullivan

Dec 5th:  Jeff Lorenzen

Pat Sullivan @ 491-3580        Jeff Lorenzen @ 757-719-1720

Pam Crail @ 356-4903           Mike Brown @ 342-8888

Feeding the Homeless and Needy in Erlanger/Elsmere

On Nov. 22 we will distributing 50 food boxes with turkeys, to families in Erlanger/Elsmere.  This will required volunteers to arrive at 10am on Saturday to assemble and distribute the boxes prior to arrival of the families.  Also, there will be turkeys and boxes going to the American Legion and the Manna Mission of Erlanger to feed the homeless.

Thanksgiving Day Raffle:

We are currently selling 1,000 tickets @$10 each for a potential $5,000 jackpot to be given away at our Bingo on November 28th. See PCC Lion George Lonneman to pick up your tickets to sell.  Sales are going well but, we have a long way to go to meet our goal of a $5,000 prize.

Eyesight:

As many of you know, the Fall season is when we accomplish school eye screenings. Lion JD is still working on finding outside funding to assist with the purchase of new eyesight screening machines. Any support you can provide will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you Lions R.C. and Sara Smith and all the other Lions that went into the school to conduct eye screenings.

Camp Crescendo:
Lion Smitty and Lion Sara are always happy to accept donations to assist in funding Camp Crescendo. Please continue bringing your recyclables the club. Cash donations can be dropped off during any club meeting or Friday night BINGO. Please note that Smitty and Sara are always happy to talk about their camp experiences. So feel free to speak with them directly for more information regarding the wonderful camps provided each year to the kids.

Budget:

The Budget was introduced and approved at the last Membership meeting. Thanks to all that made it a high quality reflection of our operational year.

Reminders:

-Eat at the Erlanger Skyline Chili on the 1st Wednesday of every month to help our charity work. Tell your server you are with the Erlanger Lions and a percentage of your bill is donated back to the club.

-Please ensure Erlanger Lions is listed as the recipient of donations for Kroger and Remke Cards.

-Tell your family/friends to give our name when checking out at GFS (Gordon Food Service). By taking this simple proactive step, GFS will issue our organization a check for 7 percent of all sales linked to our club’s name at the end of the year.

Yours in Lionism,

 

Lion Jeff Lorenzen

ELC 2nd Vice President

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ERLANGER LIONS LINGO October 2014

BINGO:

This is a lifeline for our work and we need about 15 workers per week to provide a quality experience for our players. We have sitting, standing and walking jobs. This is a great way for students to get in volunteer hours for their schools.

Friday rotation schedule:

Oct 3rd:   Pat Sullivan

Oct 10th: Jeff Lorenzen
Oct 17th: Pam Crail

Oct 24th:  Mike Brown

Oct 31st:  Pat Sullivan

Pat Sullivan @ 491-3580        Jeff Lorenzen @ 757-719-1720

Pam Crail @ 356-4903           Mike Brown @ 342-8888

Budget:

The 2014-2015 Budget has been completed and barring any updates or program changes will be presented at the Oct 9th Board Meeting.

Eyesight:

As many of you know, the Fall season is when we accomplish school eye screenings. Lion JD is still working on finding outside funding to assist with the purchase of new eyesight screening machines. Any support you can provide will be greatly appreciated.

Thanksgiving Day Raffle:

We are currently selling 1,000 tickets @$10 each for a potential $5,000 jackpot to be given away at our Bingo on November 28th. See PCC Lion George Lonneman to pick up your tickets to sell.

Camp Crescendo:

Lion Smitty and Lion Sara are always happy to accept donations to assist in funding Camp Crescendo. They are no longer accepting cans for recycling as the lower recycling value has made it impractical to continue the program. Cash donations can be dropped off during any club meeting or Friday night BINGO. All proceeds raised from donations will be forwarded to the camp to assist with expenses. Please note that Smitty and Sara are always happy to talk about their camp experiences. So feel free to speak with them directly for more information regarding the wonderful camps provided each year to the kids.

Reminders:

-Eat at the Erlanger Skyline Chili on the 1st Wednesday of every month to help our charity work. Tell your server you are with the Erlanger Lions and a percentage of your bill is donated back to the club.

-Please ensure Erlanger Lions is listed as the recipient of donations for Kroger and Remke Cards.

-Tell your family/friends to give our name when checking out at GFS (Gordon Food Service). By taking this simple proactive step, GFS will issue our organization a check for 7 percent of all sales linked to our club’s name at the end of the year.

Yours in Lionism,

Lion Jeff Lorenzen

ELC 2nd Vice President

Erlanger Lions Lingo September 2014

Lingo Sept 2014

BINGO:

This is a lifeline for our work and we need about 15 workers per week to provide a quality experience for our players. We have sitting, standing and walking jobs. This is a great way for students to get in volunteer hours for their schools.

Friday rotation schedule:

Sept 5th: Pat Sullivan
Sep 12th: Jeff Lorenzen

Sept 19th:  Pam Crail

Sept 26th:  Mike Brown

Oct 3rd:   Pat Sullivan

Pat Sullivan @ 491-3580        Jeff Lorenzen @ 757-719-1720          Pam Crail @ 356-4903

Mike Brown @ 342-8888

Budget:

We will be generating the 2014-2015 Lion Year Budget and need inputs from all committee chairs.  Please submit budgets to Lion 2nd Vice President Jeff Lorenzen

 Eyesight:

As many of you know, in the fall we had several eye screening machines breakdown. Lion JD is still working on finding outside funding to assist with the purchase of new eyesight screening machines. Any support you can provide will be greatly appreciated.

Camp Crescendo:

Lion Smitty and Lion Sara are always happy to accept donations to assist in funding Camp Crescendo. Anyone can help by dropping off cans, ink cartridges and old mobile phones for recycling. These items and any cash donations can be dropped off during any club meeting or Friday night BINGO. All proceeds raised from donations will be forwarded to the camp to assist with expenses. Please note that Smitty and Sara are always happy to talk about their camp experiences. So feel free to speak with them directly for more information regarding the wonderful camps provided each year to the kids.

Bike Run at ELC Park:

We will be hosting a Motorcycle Bike Run September 6. This will be an early and late day event. We will be providing drinks and food.  All available Lions are need all day on Saturday to make this a quality event.  Contact Lions JD or Joanie Dunhoft for details and availability.

Reminders:

-Eat at the Erlanger Skyline Chili on the 1st Wednesday of every month to help our charity work. Tell your server you are with the Erlanger Lions and a percentage of your bill is donated back to the club.

-Please ensure Erlanger Lions is listed as the recipient of donations for Kroger and Remke Cards.

-Tell your family/friends to give our name when checking out at GFS (Gordon Food Service). By taking this simple proactive step, GFS will issue our organization a check for 7 percent of all sales linked to our club’s name at the end of the year.

 

Erlanger Lions August 2014 Lingo

BINGO:

This is a lifeline for our work and we are struggling every week for workers. This is a great way for students to get in volunteer hours for their schools. Our organization welcomes anyone who can spare some time on Friday nights, whether it’s only an hour or a whole evening. We would also like to welcome our new Bingo Co-Chairs Lion Pam Crail and Lion Mary Rhodes.  They’ve been doing a wonderful job since taking over in July and we look forward to great things.

Friday rotation schedule:

August 1st: Mike Brown
Aug 8th: Pat Sullivan
Aug 15th: Jeff Lorenzen

Aug 22nd:  Pam Crail

Aug 29th:  Mike Brown

Mike Brown @ 342-8888       Pam Crail @ 356-4903           Pat Sullivan @ 491-3580

Jeff Lorenzen @ 757-719-1720

Budget:

We will be generating the 2014-2015 Lion Year Budget and need inputs from all committee chairs.

 Eyesight:

As many of you know, in the fall we had several eye screening machines breakdown. In recent months Lion JD has been working with city/state officials to help our organization obtain grants in order for us to purchase new updated machines.

Camp Crescendo:

Lion Smitty and Lion Sara are always happy to accept donations to assist in funding Camp Crescendo. Anyone can help by dropping off cans, ink cartridges and old mobile phones for recycling. These items and any cash donations can be dropped off during any club meeting or Friday night BINGO. All proceeds raised from donations will be forwarded to the camp to assist with expenses. Please note that Smitty and Sara are always happy to talk about their camp experiences. So feel free to speak with them directly for more information regarding the wonderful camps provided each year to the kids.

Bike Run at ELC Park:

We will be hosting a Motorcycle Bike Run September 6. This will be an early and late day event. We will be providing drinks and food.

Reminders:

-Eat at the Erlanger Skyline Chili on the 1st Wednesday of every month to help our charity work. Tell your server you are with the Erlanger Lions and a percentage of your bill is donated back to the club.

-Please ensure Erlanger Lions is listed as the recipient of donations for Kroger and Remke Cards.

-Tell your family/friends to give our name when checking out at GFS (Gordon Food Service). By taking this simple proactive step, GFS will issue our organization a check for 7 percent of all sales linked to our club’s name at the end of the year.

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Lingo Aug 2014

Erlanger Lions Lingo – June 2014

A new board was installed at the June 19th meeting. Please welcome our 2nd time Lion President Brad Sand and Lion 1st Vice John Tomlinson to the head table.  The leadership team and directors of the Erlanger Lions club are hardworking people with a drive to see Lionism flourish in our community.

Congratulation Lion Allan Stephens! He was honored as the 2013-2014 Erlanger Lion of the Year.  Lion Allan’s outstanding efforts, coordinating the activities of his team and bringing in experts to resolve problems were vital to our continued operations and brought the park to new heights of safety and availability.  Thank you Allan for all you do.

Festival Update:

Despite great effort by many lions and circumstances beyond our control, we will not be hosting our festival the third week of July.  Lion JD went put in a great effort and we thank him greatly for all the work.

Scholarships:

Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each per year have been awarded again this year to two students each from St. Henry and Lloyd Memorial High Schools.

 

Youth Activities:

The 2014 Football/Cheerleading season is fast approaching. We have approximately 200 children signed up for Football Cheerleading for the 2014 season.  Way to go YA council for making this program so successful.  We also had a play named MVP at the Anthony Munoz Football camp in June.

Parents-
Equipment handouts will take place on Sunday, July 13th. Specific times are listed below per squad.

2:00 starters
3:00 peewees
3:45 midgets
4:30 juniors
5:15 seniors

Please note that in order to pickup equipment for your child, fees must be paid in full. If you have not yet completed payment, you can fulfill the fees by means of cash, credit card or money order on the 13th.

BINGO:

BINGO Captain Rotation Schedule:

July 4th: Independence Day – No Bingo

July 11th: Pat Sullivan

July 18th: Jeff Lorenzen

July 25th: Pam Crail

August 1st: Mike Brown

Aug 8th: Pat Sullivan

Aug 15th:: Jeff Lorenzen

Mike Brown @ 342-8888 Pam Crail @ 356-4903

Pat Sullivan @ 491-3580 Jeff Lorenzen @ 757-719-1720

With summer vacations coming up, we anticipate being short workers. Please let your friends and family know we welcome volunteers with open arms on Friday nights, whether it’s only an hour or a whole evening.

Camp Crescendo:

Show your support for Camp Crescendo and donate your old ink cartridges, old mobile phones, and aluminum cans! Anyone can help by dropping off these items for recycling. Lion Smitty and Lion Sara are always happy to accept the donations, as well as cash donations. Spread the word and let your friends and family know they can donate as well. Anyone can make a donation at any meeting or Friday night

Reminders:

-Tell your family/friends to give our name when checking out at GFS (Gordon Food Service). By taking this simple proactive step, GFS will issue our organization a check for 7 percent of all sales linked to our club’s name at the end of the year.

-Eat at the Erlanger Skyline Chili on the 1st Wednesday of every month to help our charity work. Tell your server you are with the Erlanger Lions and a percentage of your bill is donated back to the club.

Festival Update:

Lion JD and other committee members have been working hard on getting letters out in the mail to various vendors. He plans on reviewing responses we have received and other aspects of the event during our June board meeting on Thursday, June 12th.

Please contact Lion JD if you know of any local businesses wishing to have a booth or are willing to sponsor our event.

Youth Activities:

The 2014 Football/Cheerleading season is fast approaching. Youth Activities will be holding a signup at the Lions Club from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, June 7, 2014.

Additionally, our organization was the proud recipient of a $1,000.00 grant from USA Football this year. The funds from this grant will be utilized to purchase Riddell equipment. We would like to extend a sincere thanks to USA Football and Riddell for their support of our program.

BINGO:

BINGO Captain Rotation Schedule:

June 6th: Mike Brown     June 13th: Pat Sullivan    June 20th: Jeff Lorenzen

June 27th: Pam Crail      July 4th: Mike Brown         July 11th: Pat Sullivan

July 18th: Jeff Lorenzen

Mike Brown @ 342-8888 Pam Crail @ 356-4903
Pat Sullivan @ 491-3580 Jeff Lorenzen @ 757-719-1720


With summer vacations coming up, we anticipate being short workers. Please let your friends and family know we welcome volunteers with open arms on Friday nights, whether it’s only an hour or a whole evening.