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The Newsletter has been discontinued and has been replaced by the e-news system.

How the e-news system works

When a member sends an e-mail to Islelions@gmail.com or bearlakethomsen@gmail it will be sent out to the Members that have e-mail

 

May 2017 Isle Lions Newsletter

Where there is a need there is a Lion

Special Events:
 Return of the Snowbird Dinner / Dance
 Wed., May 31, 2017      5:30 – 10.00 P.M.

Important May Dates:.

May 8th General meeting

May 10th 5:00PM Ditch clean up –Rain day May11 Any Questions call Bubbles

Isle Lions e-mail Comments and Correspondence:

To check out the Web Site search for Isle Lions and it will take you to our website.
There is always the updated news on the home page.

Projects we are working on

  1. Isle / Malmo Lion’s Club Spring Gala        (Open to the Public)

     
  2.  For our Legacy Project we are looking into purchasing a Lions Water Fountain and putting it on Main Street in front of the Museum. Estimated cost will be around 4200.00

 

Membership:  Meals

When the Caller calls you to remind you about a meeting and they ask you if you are going to the meeting be sure to let them know if you are going, because if you don’t go we have to pay for your meal. One must be a good Lion and reimburse the club for your dinner.

Looking Ahead:

1.Snow Bird Dance is coming in May. This is a joint effort with our neighbors the Malmo’s Lions Club  The flyers have been printed and are getting posted around town. If you want a poster Call Hans W. 320-515-1337. The Moroney’s (320-592-3033) have the tickets and are selling them. It is open for anyone to come.
Also they are looking for donations for the silent auction. Call Han’s if you know of anyone that would love to donate to a great cause. You can donate cash for the auction. 100% of All of the money taken in goes back to the community

2. McGrath Parade July 4th

3. Isle days July 6 thru July 9th  Note: there will be Sunday Activities

4. Wahkon Days Aug 19 ?

News and Information:

smiley A special Thanks to all the volunteers that make the Isle Lions club Shine  smiley

2. Easter Egg Hunt was held on April 15th.  It was a cold and rainy day but we ended up with 103 kids.  Hopefully everyone enjoyed themselves.  We gave away four bikes – one in each year group 0-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.

Lions International News 

1.     Digital Lion International Magazine. It is now up and running. Check it out

   lionmagazine@lionsclubs.org via mm      Copy and paste this link in your search bar

2.    2016-17 International President Bob Corlew’s Theme, New Mountains to Climb, As Lions celebrate 100 years of community service, we strive to serve our communities better, by reaching out to new members strengthening our impact and building legacy projects.


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                                      Where there is a need there is a Lion

 

April  2017 Isle Lions Newsletter    

Where there is a need there is a Lion

Special Events:
 5M8 District Governor’s visit to our club will be on April 10th                                                     

Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 15th.   Lots of prizes / Bikes and Candy.

Important April Dates:

In April we go back to the regular meeting dates and times.

April 10th General meeting

MONDAY April 24th Board Meeting.  Note change due to the new officers training classes (This month only)

Isle Lions e-mail Comments and Correspondence:

   To check out the Web Site search for Isle Lions and it will take you to our website. It is very easy to do so please check us out. There is always the updated news on the home page.

Projects we are working on

  1. Isle / Malmo Lion’s Club Spring Gala        (Open to the Public)

Return of the Snowbird Dinner Dance

Fund Raiser

Wed., May 31, 2017  5:30 – 10.00 P.M.

Appledorn’s Ballroom  - Cash Bar

Chicken Buffet

Meet & Greet  5:30 – 6:00

Meat & Sweet  6:00-7:00

Move the feet  7:00 – 10:00

Band – Swing, waltz, polka – dance to beautiful 50’s music with Gary Story’s famous Combo

Slide show -What you missed:  Snow, ice, jumper cables, shovels, heavy coats and clumsy mittens.

Background music – Winter Wonderland, etc.

Silent Auction

Cost   -  $20.00

  1. For our Legacy Project we are looking into purchasing a Lions Water Fountain and putting it on Main Street in front of the Museum. Hans Woelfle has talked to the Historical Society and they have approved this. We would like to get a fountain that people could continue to fill their water jugs with.
    Estimated cost will be around 4200.00

 

Membership:  Meals

When the Caller calls you to remind you about a meeting and they ask you if you are going to the meeting be sure to let them know if you are going, because if you don’t go we have to pay for your meal. One must be a good Lion and reimburse the club for your dinner.

 

2017/2018 Slate of Officers:             

President:  Doug Halvorson

            1st Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

            2nd Vice President:  Judy Halvorson

            3rd Vice President:  Leta Christensen

            Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

            Secretary:   Susan Haggberg                                     

            Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer                                                 

            Tail Twister:  MItzie Reis

            Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

            Membership Chairperson:  Hans Woelfle

            2 Year Director:  Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

            1 Year Director:  Shari Woelfle & Linda Orazem

Looking Ahead:

Snow Bird Dance is coming in May. This is a joint effort with our neighbors the Malmo’s Lions Club  The flyers have been printed and are getting posted around town. If you want a poster Call Hans W. 320-515-1337. The Moroney’s (320-592-3033) have the tickets and are selling them. It is open for anyone to come.
Also they are looking for donations for the silent auction. Call Han’s if you know of anyone that would love to donate to a great cause. You can donate cash for the auction. 100% of All of the money taken in goes back to the community

News and Information:

Officers training classes will be at Askow on April 25th. If anyone wants to go call Susie H.

Lions International News 

1.     Digital Lion International Magazine. It is now up and running. Check it out

   lionmagazine@lionsclubs.org via mm      Copy and paste this link in your search bar

The Magazine is very easy to navigate through the pages
Check it out. You can watch videos and get a lot more information
It will be easier to get our Club activities in the electronical.Magazine 

2.    2016-17 International President Bob Corlew’s Theme, New Mountains to Climb, uses mountains as a metaphor for the new challenges and opportunities Lions face to meet the changing needs of our world and our communities. As Lions celebrate 100 years of community service, we strive to serve our communities better, by reaching out to new members strengthening our impact and building legacy projects.

You can watch a video on the Digital Lion Magazine about his theme
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                                      Where there is a need there is a Lion

 

March  2017 Isle Lions Newsletter         

islelions@gmail.com

Where there is a need there is a Lion

 

Special Events:
                                     Zone Meeting

The Isle Lions are hosting the Zone Meeting at the Wahkon Inn on March13th

 

Important   March    Dates:
 

1.     Mar 13th Zone Meeting: Social Hour starts at 6:00, Zone meeting starts at 6:30PM @ Wahkon Inn.
 Our Zone Chairperson, Bunny will be coming with her Leader Dog. She has some great and surprising things planned, so come and enjoy a great time at the Zone meeting.

2.    Mar 28th Board meeting & also the General meeting for March.

 

Thank you

 The profit from the Spaghetti dinner was $838.90 and amount was donated to the Nyquist Scholarship fund. We served162 meals which is a record number.  Thanks to all the Lion Members that helped on the Spaghetti Dinner.   

 

Isle Lions e-mail Correspondence:
 

Projects we are working on
 

Isle/ Malmo Lion’s Club Spring Gala        (Open to the Public)

Return of the Snowbird Dinner Dance

Fund Raiser

Wed., May 31, 2017  5:30 – 10.00 P.M.

Appledorn’s Ballroom  - Cash Bar

Chicken Buffet

Meet & Greet  5:30 – 6:00

Meat & Sweet  6:00-7:00

Move the feet  7:00 – 10:00

Band – Swing, waltz, polka – dance to beautiful 50’s music with Gary Story’s famous Combo

Slide show -What you missed:  Snow, ice, jumper cables, shovels, heavy coats and clumsy mittens.

Background music – Winter Wonderland, etc.

Silent Auction

Cost   -  $20.00

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For our Lions Legacy Project we are looking into purchasing a Lions Water Fountain and putting it on Main Street in front of the Museum. Hans Woelfle has talked to the Historical Society and they have approved this. We would like to get a fountain that people could continue to fill their water jugs with.

 

We Need Corner:
    We need more volunteer workers for the Meat raffle. Please help if you can

    

Members:

Sad News to share with our fellow Lions

Deb and Ole Walters Granddaughter, Courtney passed away in Feb. She was 13 years old. The Funeral was on Friday evening Feb 24th.
Deb and Ole and Courtney's family you have our deepest sympathy in a very sad time like this. You are in our prayers.

The Isle Lions Club. 

Looking Ahead:

April 10th General meeting

April 25th Board Meeting

News and Information:

     We would like to hear from you with news for our Newsletter. Send an e-mail to the Isle Lions if you have some information to put in the newsletter. Or Call Conrad 320-279-5000 Text or e-mail  so your news can be copied and pasted into the newsletter

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Lions International News 

1.     Digital Lion International Magazine? It is now up and running. Check it out

   lionmagazine@lionsclubs.org via mm    Copy and paste this link in the search bar

The e-magazine is very easy to navigate through the pages
Check it out. You can watch videos and get a lot more information
It will be easier to get our Club activities in the electronical. Magazine 

2.    2016-17 International President Bob Corlew’s Theme, New Mountains to Climb, uses mountains as a metaphor for the new challenges and opportunities Lions face to meet the changing needs of our world and our communities. As Lions celebrate 100 years of community service, we strive to serve our communities better, by reaching out to new members, strengthening our impact and building legacy projects.

You can watch a video on the Digital Lion Magazine about his theme

  islelions@gmail.com

                                      Where there is a need there is a Lion

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 February 2017 Isle Lions Newsletter

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Special Events:
                                                        Spaghetti Dinner

 February 7th from 4:30 - 6:30.  At Isle School Commons

1.        The cost is Adult $8.00, Seniors and Children $5.00, Pre-Schoolers are free.

The funds raised go to the NYQUIST Scholarship Fund 

It is put on by the Lions. The cooks at the school cook the food and the Lions serve and clean up afterwards. The meal consists of Spaghetti, lettuce salad, bread stick and ice cream for dessert and a beverage.

 

Important February Dates:

1.     February the Nominating Committee will meet for the elections of the new Officers.
2.     Feb 7th     Spaghetti dinner 4:30 - 6:30.  
3.     Feb 13th General Meeting, bring your spouse or a friend to a Lions Valentines dinner. Let your caller know how many you are bringing.
4.      Board Meeting Feb 28th

 

Thank you

1.        After 11 years Ruth Johnson and Phyllis Ketchmark are giving up chairing the Bloodmobile Drive.  We want to THANK them for all their hard work.  

2.        Linda Orazem and Pat Hicks have volunteered to take over the Blood drive. 
A special thanks to them for taking over this Lions worldwide project. 
The blood drive is in July of each year.

 

Isle Lions e-mail Comments and Correspondence:

1.     Buffalo Lake Lions Club 

Requested information about our Christmas tree of giving, 
They Also requested info about our School Teacher program.  We have a drawing each month so two teachers each received $250.00 to buy much needed school room supplies.

 Hats off to the Isle Lions Club for being a leader in these programs

2.    The Lions e-mail islelions@gmail.com  (it goes to Conrad's computer)     

3.   To check out the Web Site search for Isle Lions and it will take you to our website. It is very easy to do so please check us out. There is always the updated news on the home page.

Projects we are working on

For our Legacy Project we are looking into purchasing a Lions Water Fountain and putting it on Main Street in front of the Museum. Hans Woelfle has talked to the Historical Society and they have approved this. We would like to get a fountain that people could continue to fill their water jugs with.

We Need Corner:

1.    We need a new Secretary for the upcoming year as Susan H will be retiring from this job. Thanks for doing a great job. We will miss your good work. I know I will. Let the board of directors know if you are willing to do this job for the Isle Lions.

 2.   Also we need a 2nd Vice President to replace Judy H. Judy was so brave to except this position after I twisted her arm a few years ago. Thanks Judy for doing this for the Isle Lions

3.    We need more volunteer workers for the Meat raffle. Please help if you can
 

Membership:

1.    Sad to hear that Gerald & Ruth Johnson have retired from the Lions Club. We thank them for the many years of service and hard work supporting the Lions causes and making our community a better place. Thank You!

2.    Good News a former Isle Lions member Arnie Sandin is up and about after his illness. It was great to see him doing well. Keep your smiles shining! 
 

Looking Ahead:

 1.    March 2017
Mar 13th Zone meeting  6:30PM @ Wahkon Inn. No General meeting tonight. Please come to the Zone Meeting 

Mar 28th Board meeting & also the General meeting for March.

2.      April 2017
  In April we go back to the regular dates and times.

April 10th General meeting
 

News and Information:

1.      Our Zone Chairperson, Bunny will at the March 13th meeting with her Leader Dog. She has some great and surprising things planned so come and support the Lions.

2.      We would like to hear from you with news for our Newsletter. Send an e-mail to the isle lions if you have some information to put in the news letter   islelions@gmail.com

3.     Check our Web Site for the latest news as a hard copy will be printed out only once per month

4.      It was suggested to have a Dinner and Dance to welcome the Snowbirds back
more discussion will be at the General meeting in Feb. We need your ideas. 

 

Lions International News 

1.     Digital Lion International Magazine. It is now up and running. Check it out

   lionmagazine@lionsclubs.org via mm      Copy and paste this link in your search bar

The Magazine is very easy to navigate through the pages
Check it out. You can watch videos and get a lot more information

It will be easier to get our Club activities in the electronical.Magazine 

2.    2016-17 International President Bob Corlew’s Theme, New Mountains to Climb, uses mountains as a metaphor for the new challenges and opportunities Lions face to meet the changing needs of our world and our communities. As Lions celebrate 100 years of community service, we strive to serve our communities better, by reaching out to new members strengthening our impact and building legacy projects.

You can watch a video on the Digital Lion Magazine about his theme

                                      Where there is a need there is a Lion

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Newsletter for Isle Lions Club  

January 2017

1. No General Meeting on January 9th--a short General meeting will be held during the Board meeting on January 24th

2. Thanks to Hans and Shari and the others that worked and made the Christmas Tree of giving a great success. Great Job well done

3. A big thank you to Susan H and Dawn C. for spearheading the Secret Santa Sale and the big crew that helped. It was held on Dec 3rd. You did a great job putting it all together. It was the first time that we had so many workers and that was awesome.

4. Thank you to Santa ( our famous Jim T) did a great job visiting with the kids and giving bags of Christmas cheer to each kid. It was heard that one kid said "that isn't the real Santa because he isn't fat enough" Jim said that was the best news that he has heard for a long time.

5.  We need a new Secretary for the upcoming year as Susan H will be retiring from this job. Thanks for doing a great job. We will miss your good work. I know I will. Let the board of directors know if you are willing to do this job for the Isle Lions.

6.  Also we need a 2nd Vice President to replace Judy H. Judy was so brave to except this position after I twisted her arm a few years ago. Thanks Judy for doing this for the Isle Lions

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February

1. February the Nominating Committee will meet for the elections of the new Officers.

2. Feb 7th     Spaghetti dinner 

3. Board Meeting Feb 28th

Let Conrad know if you have some information to put in the news letter

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