Bloomington Lions Club “Head Lioner”

David Fong’s, 94th & Lyndale So. Lower Level

Dinner Meeting 1st and 3rd Wednesday

6:15 Social Hour — 7:00 Dinner

PO Box 20-268 Bloomington, MN 55420

Up-Coming Events

June 6: MEETING—Installation of Officers June 11th: Out of Sight

June 13th: Golf Tournament June 20: Gambling Meeting ?? June 27 : Board Meeting

President: RJ Wolf -- 1St Vice Pres: Tom Baer

2nd Vice Pres: Mike Broveleit 3rd Vice Pres: Kim Schommer

Secretary: Carol Hengel -- Treasurer: Bob Buth

Tail Twister: Mark Zastrow -- Junior Tail Twister: Connie Hengel

Lion Tamer: Betsy Enstrom-- Junior Lion Tamer: Bev Noble

1-year Directors: Art Killam, Dan Mathwig, Dave Weisgurt

2-year Directors: Brian Favorit, Carl Reinighaus, Chris Reynolds,

Membership Director: David Coates -- Ex-Officio: Jerry Bruzek

Editor: Carol Hengel

Program for the meeting on Wednesday,

June 6th, is Installation of Officers. We will

have a swearing-in of the officers.

This is the last regular meeting of the

2017-18 Lions year. Next meeting will be in

September! Board meetings will continue to be

held over the summer on the fourth Wednesday

of the month, Lion Jim Algeo will give instructions

about time of gambling meetings.

Wednesday, May 16th was our annual

Awards Night. About 50 members and spouses/

guests joined us as we recognized the service and

involvement of our members. 100% Attendance

Pins, President’s Appreciation, Melvin Jones,

Helen Keller, and Dream Catcher Awards recognized

the extraordinary commitment of members to

Lions’ causes.

Highlight of the evening was the presentation

of the Lion of the Year Award to Lion Brian

Anderson. Lion Dick Keegan described the many

contributions Lion Brian has given over the last 30

years. His most recent activity has been with the

Sandwich Man where he has been our connection and

organized our work efforts with Allen Law.

Out of Sight

Next Out of Sight meeting is Monday, June 11th, at

the Bloomington Event Center. This is the last meeting until


The May meeting had a great crowd, about 55 members

and drivers, who enjoyed the swing jazz of the 10 musicians

who presented an exceptional show.

Lion of the Year Brian Anderson

With his family.

Congratulations, Brian!!

Welfare Approvals in May 2018

Disburse in June 2018.

Kennedy Hockey Booster Club ——–—- $530.00

(For ice time for Bloomington youth)

End of Year Donations:

LCIF ____________________________ $5,000.00

Leader Dogs for the Blind ____________ $5000.00

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation________$10,000.00

Lions Gift of Sight __________________$2,500.00

Bridging __________________________$10,000.00

MN Lions Diabetes Foundation ________$5,000.00

Hearing and Service Dogs of MN ______$2,500.00

Cornerstone ________________________$3,000.00

(Additional amount up to $5,000.00 will be donated

from remaining gambling funds over $65,000.00)

Minneapolis Foundation (BLC)_______$20,000.00

(If any amount is remaining in gambling after above

are paid, it will go to the Foundation)

2018-2019 Officers

President: Tom Baer

1st Vice President: Mike Broveleit

2nd Vice President: Kim Schommer

3rd Vice President – Bob Buth

Secretary: Carol Hengel

Treasurer: to be determined by President Baer

Tail Twister – Mark Zastrow

Jr. Tail Twister – Jeff Elasky

Lion Tamer – Pamara Ritter

Jr. Lion Tamer – Bev Noble

2-year Directors

Dick Keegan

Dan Mathwig

Amy Sundstrom

1-year Directors

Brian Favorit

Carl Reinighaus

Chris Reynolds

Membership Chair: to be determined by President Baer

Ex-officio Officer: Past President RJ Wolf.

Dues Reminder

Dues statement are being distributed. Please remit

2018-19 Bloomington Lions Club dues of $80.00 now to Lion

Secretary Carol Hengel, leave at the pull tab booth or mail

to PO Box 20-268, Bloomington MN 55420. Members will be

dropped if dues are not paid by June 30th. The club is assessed

for the number of members counted on the June monthly

report and there is no grace period to remain as a member.

There is a 6 month period to rejoin but member must pay dues

plus $20. reinstatement fee.

Bloomington Lions 38h Annual

Charitable Golf Tournament

There is still time to register for the Golf Tournament.

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Dwan Golf Club, Bloomington

Tee Times starting at Noon

Entry Fee $100. Includes Green Fee, Golf Cart, Door Prizes

Appetizers and Steak Dinner at Fong’s starting at 6:00 pm.

Contact Lion Mark Hokanson at (612) 867-0329

or Lion Ed Fong at (612)280-4411 for reservations.

President RJ congratulates Lion

Chuck Christensen on receiving his chevron

for 55 years of membership in Lionism.

Previous Lion of the Year recipients congratulated

Lion Brian as the 2018 winner!!

Dream Catcher Awards

to Lion Dan (Latham)

Lion Dan (Mathwig) and

Lion RJ.

Melvin Jones recipients

Carl Reinighaus,

Chris Reynolds, Connie

Hengel and Bev

Noble. Progressive

Award Winner Tom




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