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Hello Fellow Lions,

Another Christmas and New Year has come and gone. Some of us have made some new New Year’s resolutions: to lose 10 pounds, visit family more, quit smoking, or exercise more. I have made a New Year’s resolution to invite someone to every Lions meeting in 2019. I made a list of prospective members I intend to invite. Every month I will ask them till one of them attends and joins our club. The first meeting of the month is usually the easiest to invite them to because we have a free meal. Once they attend and see what our club does in the community they will want to join. So that’s one of my New Year’s resolution, What’s yours?

Lions Henry Rodriguez and Deb Kramer put together a GREAT display of lights this year. They have purchased many new displays with LED lights. They also had a record number of sponsors. Inside the round barn was the town of Spencerville with an electric freight train running thru it. The train went over two bridges across the Wildcat Creek. Was that Lion Jay Freeman ice fishing? The train stopped at the station and take on new freight. The town of Spencerville was donated by the Virgil Spencer family. Tell them how much you like the town. Lion Ron Julius was voted as the best Conductor of the train.

There was a three way tie for best Santa between Lions Dave Spencer, Russ Stier, and Ralph Wilson. Maybe if Lion Bill Holt lets his beard grow he could be in the running next year? Lion Bill Holt had all of us ringing bells, singing, sorting food, and delivering baskets to 84 families in our area. Ringing bells this year was fun and the weather was in our favor. Lion Bill, please schedule the same weather for next year. The Boy’s and Cub’s Scouts collected food for us to deliver. Brad Howell (Brad Howell Ford) gave us the food they collected at “Breakfast with Santa”. Thanks Lion Tom Moor for picking up the food and bringing it to the metal building to sort. The EHS football team and coaches helped us deliver the baskets on Saturday morning. WOW, what it was like to be 16-18 years old again! On December 10 we had our annual Christmas Dinner at EHS café. We thank Main Occasions for another great meal. The entertainment was provided by our own EHS Choir, Orchestra, and Band. Thanks to all three groups for a super job.

The winners for the sharpest Christmas outfits were: Tie – Lion John Fawcett (new transfer member from Kokomo Noon Club) Socks – Lion Robert Cohee; Sports Coat – Lion Bill Holt & Lion David Spencer. All received a box of candy. Each of our Lion’s widows was presented a box of J. Edwards candy. Every table had beautiful Christmas decorations that were provided by Lion Regina Poe and her committee. At each table there were candy canes. Lion Mike Imbler read the Legend of the Candy Cane.

Isn’t it GREAT to be a LION,
Mike Imbler, President

Chirstmas Lights in Pioneer Village 2018

Another great year has come to an end.  As we begin a new year we thank everyone who helped make the event possible.  We hope that everyone who visited had a good time and enjoyed the displays.  See you next year!

Please support our many sponsors who make this event possible:

2018 Greentown Christmas Lights Sponsors
Abundant Life Church In memory of George Howell
Advantage Outdoor Design Indiana Heartland FCU
American Cancer Society Jackson Street Commons
American Legion Post 317 Jerome Christian Church
Anna MIller's Kokomo Rescue Mission
BCR CPA Group Lt. Michael Andry Memorial Foundation
Bill's Lawn Service Main Occasions Catering
Brad Howell Ford Marshall Jeffrey Bennett
Bridge of Life Ministeries Martin Wrecker Services
Casey's  Martino's Italian Village
Central Indiana Ethanol, LLC Meridian Street Christian Church
Clifford Signs Monroe Custom Homes
Coca-Cola Bottling Co of Kokomo Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
Community Howard Regional Health New Holland Greentown
Crume-Evans Insurance Norris Insurance
Dr. Donald Rogers DDS North American Midway Entertainment
Eastern Howard School Corporation On Site Services
Eye Physicians - Michael Wild, DDS Padfield's Auto Body and Paint Shop
First Farmers Bank & Trust Panda Vans - Truckin' stuff
First United Methodist Church Pfeifer Internal Medicine
Frittatas Pizza Junkiez
Graves Sheet Metal R.G. Enterprises
Greentown Animal Hospital Richard L. Keyton Family
Greentown Flooring Outlet RV Dynasty
Greentown Historical Society Sam's Club
Greentown Lions Samaritan Caregivers
Greentown Main Street Association Schlemmer Brothers Hearth & Home
Greentown Masonic Lodge 341 Shrock's Dri-Gas
Greentown Police Department Simpson Enterprises
Greentown Volunteer Fire Co, Inc Solidarity Community Federal C.U.
Guardian Angel Hospice Specialty Tool & Die Co., Inc
Hainlen Construction Terrell's Auto Service
Hasler-Stout Funeral Home True Realty
Howard Regional Health System UAW Local 685
Hydration Station United States Navy 
Imbler Enterprises Wendall Myers family
In honor of Dale & Mariruth Armfield Winger Farms
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