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ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
December 26, 2022

 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

9 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Dawn Christenson, Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Nancy Anderson, Alice Nickolay and Bubbles Haggberg.
We had two Guests – Isabel Honek and Sheldyn Pederson . They gave us a very good presentation on why the Elementary Playground should be upgraded. They would like to have it completed by the summer of 2024. Approximate cost will be $75,000 to $90,000.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented. Carried.
No Treasurer’s Report.
No Gambling Report.
The Isle Muni has once again approached Gambling Manager Deb Walters on taking over Gambling there. There would be no Bingo. The Meat Raffle and Horse Races would still be
held on Friday nights. Due to the cost of getting everything set up she is going to propose dropping the percentage we pay them from 20% to 15% of our gross income. It would take approximately eighteen months to recoup our costs. A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Marlene Moss that we would consider taking over this Gambling Site if Gambling Manager Deb Walters is okay with it. Carried.
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doug Halvorson to donate $5,000.00 to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund. Carried.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $200.00 each to: Cliff DeYoung, Russ Zimpel, Judy Schmidt-Meany, Jerry Meany, Larry Elg, Lyle Skogen, Wally Tramm and Karen Kroll for a Medical Donation. Carried.
Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:
Elementary – Jennifer Thompson and High School – Katelynn Schatz
Each Teacher will receive $250.00 to be used in their classroom

The Hinckley-Finlayson Lions are going to be celebrating their 40 th year. The Isle Lions Club were their sponsor.
Get ready for the CIRCUS. They will be in town again this year. Hans Woelfle is working on setting up a date.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to donate $1,000.00 Each to the following for the Parade of Green: 14 x $1,000 = $14,000
1) LCIF
2) MN Lions Vision Foundation
*Children’s Eye Clinic *Lions Gift of Sight *Macular Degeneration Center *Lions Eye Institute
3) MN Lions Hearing Foundation
*Hearing Foundation *Children’s Hearing Clinic
4) MN Lions Diabetes Foundation
5) District 5M8 Foundation – Kidsight
6) Leader Dogs for the Blind
7) Can Do Canines
8) Camp Confidence Learning Center
9) Childhood Cancer
10) Project New Hope Lions Foundation of MN
Carried
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to adjourn the
meeting. Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
December 12, 2022

Meeting was called to order President Shari Strecker.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.
We had several guests: Roger Strecker, Randy Christensen, Chris Zortman, Mick Lene, Ken Gangl and Al Cooper
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented. Carried.
We will be packing the Blankets, Books and Candy for the Santa Bags for the Preschool through Grade 6 students at Nyquist Elementary Library on December 13 th at 4:00 pm.
Christmas Tree of Giving - We had 54 people from the Senior High Rise and Scandia House.
A catered dinner will be held on December 16 th at 5:00 pm at the Senior High Rise to pass out the gifts. THANK YOU, Hans for all the work!
THANK YOU to Tami Zortman and Jane LeMieux for volunteering to do the shopping for the Mille Lacs Toy Chest. They did an excellent job. All the toys were picked up at our General Meeting.
Since our club donated so much money to International President Brian Sheehan, we received five miniature hockey sticks from him. Dawn Christensen will sew one onto our Banner and the remaining ones were auctioned off. THANK YOU to Doug Halvorson, Doc Moss, Hans Woelfle and Patti Packer for the winning bids.
We will have a Board Meeting on December 26 th at 6:30 pm.
A Motion was made at by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn. Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
November 26, 2022


Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
11 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Dawn Christenson, Doc & Marlene Moss, Hans Woelfle, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Nancy Anderson, Craig and Jane LeMieux and Bubbles Haggberg.
We had one Guest - David Miller with the Isle Fire Department. They are need of new Air Packs and Masks. They have been working on getting a FEMA Grant for three years. The cost for the air packs and masks when they started was $90,000. In checking on the prices now - they have gone up to $160,000. They will find out in December if they received the FEMA Grant this round. However, they would still be short $70,000 if they receive what they had originally applied for.
A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary's minutes with corrections made. Carried.
No Treasurer's Report.
No Gambling Report.
A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Doc Moss to make the following donations:
$2,000 - Isle Boy Scouts
$2,000 - Mille Lacs Museum
$2,000 - Isle Library
$2,000 - Isle Food Shelf
$1,000 - Isle Schools - Roller Skating
$1,000 - Isle Schools - Girls Basketball
$1,000 - Isle Schools - Boys Basketball
$10,000 - Isle Fire Department
Any remaining money that needs to used will go to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.
Carried.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker that a recommendation made by the Board of Directors to donate $25,000 towards Playground Equipment at Nyquist School. Carried.


Christmas Tree of Giving - the tree is up at Teal's Market. There are 52 ornaments on it.
The Christmas Party to give away the gifts will be held on December 16th at the High Rise at
5:00 p.m. The meal will be catered. Hans is looking for someone to be Santa that night.
Santa Bags for the Preschool through Grade 6 students will be packed on December 13th at the Elementary Library at 4:00 p.m. To make things easier that night, we will pack the candy bags at the December General Meeting.
We will hold our Christmas Party after our General Meeting in December. Each person should bring a $10 exchange gift. Spouses are welcome.
Mille Lacs Toy Chest - Tami Zortman and Jane LeMieux have bought gifts to put in the box at the First National Bank. THANK YOU!

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss that the Board make a recommendation to donate $200.00 each to: Marge Hoyt, Kurt Klipstein, and Michele Haggberg for Medical Expenses. Carried.

Hans Woelfle stopped in at the Isle City Hall and talked to them about the Band Shell. He told them that the isle Lions Club would like to help with it. He is going to be putting a committee together. If you are interested in joining it, please let Hans know.
Isle Teachers of the Month: Elementary: Meghan Remer
High School: Briana Novak
Each teacher will receive $250.00 to be used in their classroom as needed.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting.
Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
November 14, 2022

Meeting was called to order President Shari Strecker.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary's Minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer's Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling
Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented. Carried.
Blankets, Books and Candy are already to be packed for the Santa Bags for the Preschool through Grade 6 students at Nyquist Elementary. We will meet at the Nyquist Elementary Library to pack Bags on December 13th at 4:00 pm.


Hans Woelfle is working on the Christmas Tree of Giving. He figures he will end up with around 50 people from the Senior High Rise and Scandia House. Hans will be setting the Christmas Tree up at Teals Market on November 26th at noon. A catered dinner will be held on December 16th at 5:00 pm at the Senior High Rise to pass out the gifts.

There is no Tovs for Tots for Mille Lacs County this year. But there is a program called the Mille Lacs Toy Chest. It will be run the same way as the Toys for Tots program and hopefully next year they will be a part of the Toys for Tots. Tami Zortman and Jane LeMieux have volunteered to do the shopping. A box will be set up at the First National Bank.


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve Gloria Oltman into Membership of the Isle Lions Club. Carried.
Our next General Meeting will also be our Christmas Party. Each member is asked to bring a $10.00 gift to exchange. Spouses are also invited to come.
A Motion was made at 7:00 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.
Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
October 24, 2022


Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
12 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Dawn Christenson, Doc & Marlene Moss, Hans Woelfle, Deb Walters, Doug Halvorson, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Alice Nickolay, Paulette Osterdyk and Conrad Thomsen.


We had one Guest - Jen Ernst, K-12 Principal. She spoke to us about ordering books through the school for our Santa Bags and also about needing new Playground Equipment.


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Secretary's minutes with corrections made. Carried.
No Treasurer's Report.
No Gambling Report.


We do need to make some donations before the end of the year Went over the Annual Report. We ended with 4 stars - 49.65%

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Doc Moss to spend up to $1,000.00 for the Christmas Tree of Giving. This would be for food or any extra presents
we would need to buy. Carried.

The Santa Bags this year will consist of a Blanket, Book and Candy.

THANK YOU to Doug Halvorson and Kurt Klipstein for winterizing the Isle Lions Water Foundation.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss that the Board make a recommendation to donate $200.00 each to: Russ Jackson and Rebecca Tramm for
Medical Expenses. Carrried.


Isle Teachers of the Month: Elementary: Laurie Anderson
High School: Troy Amundson
Each teacher will receive $250.00 to be used in their classroom as needed.


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to spend $250.00
to advertise in the Cabin Fever. Carried


A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to adjourn the meeting

Carried. 

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
October 10, 2022


Meeting was called to order by 2nd Vice President Hans Woelfle.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had several guests at our meeting - PDG Jack Bruesewitz, District Governor Vince
Theil and his wife Trish,
and new member Gloria Oltmann.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary's Minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the
Treasurer's Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Tami Zortman to approve the
Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Tami Zortman to approve the
Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.
Carried.


Ditch Clean-up was held on October 3rd. We had 7 Lions members show up (could have used a couple more) and they picked 8 bags of garbage. THANK YOU, MEMBERS!

The luncheon held with Lions International President Brian Sheehan was held on October 7th. Hans & Shari Wolfe, Doc & Marlene Moss, Doug & Judy Halvorson,, Conrad Thomsen, and Alice Nickolay all attended.

It was a little disappointing because International President Brian Sheehan did not make an appearance.
We later found out that he had a Heart Bypass,

However, they did get their picture taken with 1st International Vice President Patty Hill. She is from Ontario Canada.
Past District Governor Jack Bruesewitz was at our meeting to thank us for our generous donation to 5M8 Lions Foundation to help International President Brian Sheehan with all of his many duties and responsibilities.

The District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held on Thursday, October 13th at the Little Falls Ballroom. Doc and Marlene Moss and Hans Woelfle will attend. Our club and the Onamia Lions Club are in charge of sending out Thank you cards after the event.


The Santa Bags were discussed. If there is anyone who like to be involved in ordering for them, please let President Shari Strecker know. Craig LeMieux will take care of the candy bags.
Doug Halvorson and Hans Woelfle will take care of winterizing the Lions Water Fountain.

Doc Moss spoke to us about the Band Shelter in the Isle City Park. Due to Insurance reasons, it needs to be torn down. The City of Isle does have plans to build a new one, hopefully next year.

District Governor Vince Theil spoke to our club on the Mentorship Program. He would like each club in our District to help a special needs program. 
District Governor Vince Theil installed Barb Stone and Jim Maciazka into the Isle Lions Club. Barb and Jim are sponsored by Shari and Hans Woelfle.

Hans Woelfle will begin work on the Christmas Tree of Giving. If anyone has a name that should be included, please let him know.


A Motion was made at 7:48 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to
Adjourn. Carried

 

 

 

 ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

September 26, 2022

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

 

12 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Dawn Christenson, Doc & Marlene MossDeb Walters, Doug Halvorson, Susan Haggberg, Nancy Anderson, Alice Nickolay, Craig LeMieux, Paulette Osterdyk and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report.

No Gambling Report.

 

Wahkon Inn has been sold.  Gambling Manager Deb Walters has been talking to the new owners.  They would like our club to continue selling Pull Tabs.  She is also still working with Beckman’s BarDeb is keeping the State informed of everything.

 

Our next General Meeting will also be our District Governor’s Dinner.  The current District 5M8 Governor is Vince Thiel.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to donate $100.00 the LCIF (District Governor’s Lion’s Cause).  Carried.

 

We will pass on participating in the Isle Homecoming Parade this year.  That is the same day as the Luncheon with International President Brian Sheehan.  

 

The District 5M-8 Mini Forum is hosted by our Zone this year. The Mini Forum will be held at the Little Falls Ballroom on October 13th.  Doc and Marlene Moss and Hans and Shari Woelfle plan on attending.  Our Club is in charge of sending out the Thank You cards at the end of the Mini Forum.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on October 3rd with October 4th as the rain date.  Everyone is to meet at the State Garage at 5:00 pm.

 

A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Doc Moss that the Board make a recommendation to donate $200.00 each to:  Marty Berg, Bob Hoefert, Gordy Bergquist for Medical Expenses and a Memorial for Clark Sahlstrom.  Carrried.

 

Isle Teachers of the Month:  Elementary: Stacie Noha       High School:Emily Wagner

Each teacher will receive $250.00 to be used in their classroom as needed.

 

The City of Isle is tearing down the old Band Shell at the City Park.  Doc Moss will check with them to see what it would take to keep it.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to adjourn  the meeting.  Carried.

 

 

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

September 12, 2022

Meeting was called to order by 2nd Vice President Hans Woelfle.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded byDoc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded byTami Zortman to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

Treasurer Marlene Moss gave us a report on the Corn Feed –

          Total Income - $1,466.00  (Includes start-up cash)

Expenses -        (    912.14) (Hot dogs were donated by Wahkon Inn)

          PROFIT -            $   553.86   (Pies Profit - $334.80 and Brats & Hot dogs Profit - $219.06)

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Nancy Anderson to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Nancy Anderson to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

The White Pine Logging and Threshing Show was held on September 3rd, 4thand 5th.  Hans Woelfle gave a report on the weekend.  Both Saturday and Sunday were very slow in the late afternoons, he would like to try something different for next year.  Maybe bring Pull Tabs back or have entertainment in the Saloon.  

          Total Income - $10,061.00    (Tip Jar - $1,215.00 and Beer Sales - $8,846.00)

Expenses -      (4,654.94)   (2,056.95)  Beer Cost                           

                                      ​​                     (   375.00)  Insurance

                                       ​​                     (     77.46)  Chairs& Misc.

                                   ​​                     (     50.00)  Liquor License

                                      ​​                      (2,095.53)  Fee to White Pine

PROFIT -            $ 5,406.06

 

Thank you to everyone that worked – we had a total of 140 volunteer hours!

 

 

 

The Lions International President is Brian Sheehan from Bird Island.  He will be in our area on October 7th.  A luncheon is set up at the East Central High School.  The following people plan on attending:  Hans & Shari Woelfe, Doc & Marlene Moss, Doug & Judy Halvorson, Bubbles Haggberg, Conrad Thomsen, Shari Strecker and Alice Nickolay.

 

The next Zone Meeting is Tuesday, September 13th in Pierz.  It will be hosted by the Ramey/Morrill Lions.  Alice NickolayDoc and Marlene Moss will attend. They will also take our Gift Basket for the Silent Auction.

 

The District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held on Thursday, October 13th at the Little Falls Ballroom.  Any member may attend, it is an interesting event.  Cost is $20.00 per person; reservations need to in by September 14th.  Social hour begins at 5:30 pm.

 

Our District Governor’s Dinner will be held during our next General Meeting on October 10th.  The year’s Governor is Vince Thiel from St. Cloud.  

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Lee Hohlen to place an ad in the 2023 Isle High School Year.  We will do the same size as last year – ¼ page ad.  Carried.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on October 3rd with October 4th as a rain date.  Meet at the State Garage at 5:00 pm.

A Motion was made by Lee Hohlen and seconded by Carolyn Remer to accept the Membership of Barb Stone and Jim Maciazka into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

A Motion was made at 7:15 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.   Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
August 22, 2022


Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
11 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Hans Woelfle, Marlene Moss, Dawn Christensen,

Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Nancy Anderson, Alice Nickolay, Craig and Jane LeMieux and Bubbles Haggberg.


A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary's minutes as read. Carried.


A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Nancy Anderson to approve the Treasurer's report as presented. Carried.


No Gambling Report.


The Corn Feed/Pie Sale is set for Friday, August 26'h at the Isle City Park. It will run from 5:00 to 7:00 pm or until the corn is gone. Deb needs one more meat griller.


Hans Woelfle has everything set for the Saloon at the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show on September 3rd, 4th and 5th. Hans is looking for someone to work on Sunday morning from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. He will pick up the chairs from Hardware Hank.


The next Zone Meeting is on Tuesday, September 13th at Pierz and it will be hosted by the Ramey/Morrill Lions Club. Alice Nickolay, Doc and Marlene Moss plan on attending. They will take our gift basket for the Silent Auction at the Mini Forum with them.


The District 5M-8 Mini Forum is hosted by our Zone this year. It will be held at the Little Falls
Ballroom on October 13th. Reservations need to be made by September 19th, anyone may attend. If you would like to go, please let Marlene Moss know. Doc and Marlene Moss and Hans and Shari Woelfle plan on attending. Our Club is in charge of sending out the Thank You cards at the end of the
Mini Forum.


A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board make a recommendation to donate $200.00 each to: Dominque Larson, Lynda Long, Marlene Moss, Joe Schweich, Marilyn Exsted and Jenna Bauer for Medical Expenses. Carrried.


A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to accept Barb Stone and Jim
Maciazka into membership of the Isle Lions
Club. Carried.


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Nancy Anderson to reimburse any member for their entrance fee to the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show if they ask for it. Carried.


A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Nancy Anderson to adjourn the meeting.
Carried.

 

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
August 8, 2022


Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.


A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary's Minutes as presented. Carried.


A Motion was made by Nancy Anderson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve
the Treasurer's Report as presented. Carried.


Treasurer Marlene Moss gave us a report on the Isle Days Brat Stand -
Total Income - $3,220.00
Expenses -(1,559.39)
PROFIT -$1,394.61


A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the
Gambling Report as presented. Carried.


A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the
Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.
Carried.


Corn Feed is set for August 26th from 5:00-7:00 pm. Deb Walters passed a sign-up
sheet around. Shari Strecker, Nancy Anderson and Dawn Christensen are in charge of
the Pie Sales. Each member is asked to bring two pies - NO CRÈME PIES.


The White Pine Logging and Threshing Show will be held on September 3rd, 4th and
5th.
Our club will once again be running the Saloon. Hans Wolfe passed around the
sign-up sheet, please sign up if you have not done so. The Board will talk about the
entrance fee to get into the Threshing Show.


The Lions International President is Brian Sheehan from Bird Island. He will be in our area on October 7th. A luncheon is set up at the East Central High School. Because our club had donated the $2,000 to help him with his many duties and responsibilities when he entered office, we were allowed to have 10 guests. The following people
will attend: Hans & Shari Wolfe, Doc & Marlene Moss, Doug & Judy Halvorson, Bubbles Haggberg, Conrad Thomsen and Alice Nickolay.

The next Zone Meeting is Tuesday, September 13th in Pierz. It will be hosted by the
Ramey/Morrill Lions. Reservations must be made by August 30th . Shari Strecker,
Alice Nickolay, Doc and Marlene Moss will attend. They will also take our Gift Basket
for the Silent Auction.


The District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held on Thursday, October 13th at the Little Falls
Ballroom. Any member may attend, it is an interesting event. Cost is $20.00 per
person; reservations need to in by September 14th


The Red Cross Bloodmobile was held in Isle on July 29th and was a success. Everything ran very smoothly. Pat Hicks thanked everyone who helped. We ended up with 41 donors.


Wahkon Days are August 19th to the 21st. The Parade will be held on Saturday, the
20th. Dawn Christensen, Shari Strecker, Nancy Anderson and Marlene Moss will
throw candy. A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Deb Walters to
spend up to $200.00 for candy. Carried.


Our District Governor's Dinner will be held on October 10th. The new Governor is
Vince Thiel from St. Cloud. President Shari will invite the Onamia Lions.


Thank you, Conrad Thomsen, for printing the new Lions Directory! If any of your
information is incorrect, please let him know.


A Motion was made at 7:39 pm by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Nancy Anderson
to Adjourn. Carried

 

 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

July 25th 2022



Meeting was called to order by President

Shari Strecker.

13 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Hans Woelfle, Doc and Marlene Moss, Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Nancy Anderson, Alice Nickolay, Craig LeMieux and Paulette Osterdyk.

We had two Guests:  Lori Gudim – Volunteers of America – Our Home
 
Scott Kuykendall – IREC Fitness Center


A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

Treasurer Marlene Moss gave us a report on the Brat Stand for Isle Days.

No Gambling Report.

A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Hans Woelfle to make a change to the signature card for the Gambling Account at First National Bank of Milaca.  The following people will be listed – Debra Walters, Pam Lene, Susan Haggberg and Charles Haggberg.  Carried.

There will be No Bingo at our General Meeting.  We would have to use a whole packet, not just one sheet.

Gambling Manager Deb Walters had a surprise Gambling Audit at both Wahkon Inn and Beckhams Bar.  We were written up on the Inventory we have on hand.  Deb will take steps to correct.

A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Doc Moss to not start Gambling at the Isle Municipal Liquor Store.  Not only would it be a lot more work, but it would also put us in a higher tax bracket. Carried.

Red Cross Bloodmobile is scheduled to be in Isle on July 29th at the Faith Lutheran Church.  As of Monday, the 25th there were 39 of the 67 slots filled.  You can walk in, but you may have to wait for a spot to open up.

District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held in Little Falls on October 13th .  Our Zone is hosting this event.  Each club is asked to bring a Gift Basket for the Silent Auction.  Alice Nickolay and Marlene Moss are working on this.  All members are welcome to attend.


The White Pine Logging and Threshing Show will be held on September 3rd, 4th and 5th.  Once again, this year we will run the Saloon.  Please sign up with Hans Woelfle if you have not done so.  Thank you to Hans Woelfle for chairing this project, but it takes the whole club to run it.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay that the Board makes a recommendation to approve the following for $200.00/each for Medical Expenses:  Bob Lapinski, Ole Walters, Judy Halvorson and Pat Gudim.  Carried.

The Corn Feed is set for Friday, August 26th at the Isle City Park.  Deb Walters has been working on getting everything set up.  This is the only date that seems to work.  The weekend before is Wahkon Days and the weekend after is Labor Day Weekend, which we will all be working at the Saloon.  She will have a sign-up sheet at the General Meeting.

Our next Zone Meeting is on September 13th in Pierz hosted by the Ramey/Morrill Lions.  Supper is paid for by our club.  Any member may attend.  Please let President Shari know if you are interested.

With a new District Governor in place – Governor Vince Thiel, President Shari will set up another Governor’s Dinner.  She will try for October or November.

Lori Gudim came and spoke to us about “Our Home” as part of the Volunteers of America.  She is in charge of eight homes – five in Isle and three in Wahkon.  They provide housing for families most in need and to help them stabilize their lives. They are in need  of a new washing machine at one of the Wahkon homes. A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $1,200 to the “Our Home” for a new washing machine.  Carried.

Scott Kuykendall from the IREC Fitness Center came and spoke to us about the Fitness Center.  They just recently purchased two used elliptical machines, which used up his Equipment Budget.  After some discussion a Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Susan Haggberg to donate $2,000 to the IREC Fitness Center to help them with their Equipment budget.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:19 pm.  Carried.

 

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
July 11, 2022

 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.
A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary's Minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the
Treasurer's Report as presented by Secretary Susan Haggberg. Carried.
A Motion was made by Hans Wolfle and seconded by Kurt Klipstein to approve the
Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Hans Wolfle and seconded by Kurt Klipstein to approve the
Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented. Carried.
Meat Raffle Workers:

Isle Days Bingo - We made $679.00. It was a rainy and windy day. We gave away 40 prizes. Would like to Thank all the businesses that donated.


Thursday nights with the Meat Raffle and Horse Races we are taking in around $4,000 a month.


The Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant was a success. We had a total of 16 kids participate. Thank you, Shari.
The numbers were down for the Kiddie Parade, will work on better advertising next year.

Brat Stand - We ran out of food on Saturday night and closed at 8:30 pm. Treasurer Marlene Moss will have all the numbers for us at the next meeting. Will work on collecting information from the last couple of vears to figure out how much more we need to purchase. Have run out two years in a row.


Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Isle on July 29th at the Faith Lutheran Church. A sign- up sheet was passed around. Any questions please talk to Pat Hicks or Judy Halvorson.


The White Pine Logging and Threshing Show will be held on September 3rd, 4th and 5th. We will once again run the Saloon. Hans Woelfle passed a sign-up sheet around.
Conrad Thomsen is working on our Lions Directory. If any of your information has changed please let him know.


A Motion was made by Kurt Klipstein and seconded by Nancy Rizer-Schmidt to raise
the cost of our meal and tip at Wahkon Inn from $12.00 to $14.00. This breaks down
as $12.00 for our meal and $2.00 for a tip.

Carried.
We need to set a date for the Corn Feed. Corn will probably be purchased from Janson's.


Our next Zone Meeting is September 13th in Pier, hosted by the Ramey/Morrill Lions Club. Our members are welcome to attend. Reservations need to be made by August 30th


President Shari Strecker will work on setting up the District Governor's Dinner with the Onamia Lions.
A Motion was made at 7:41 pm by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Ole Walters to Adjourn. Carried


 

 

     ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
June 27, 2022


Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
14 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Hans Woelfle, Doc and Marlene Moss, Dawn
Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Nancy
Anderson, Alice Nickolay, Craig LeMieux, Paulette Osterdyk and Bubbles Haggberg.
We had one Guests: Paul Smith - Isle Police Department
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary's
minutes as read. Carried.
No Treasurer's Report
No Gambling Report - Deb & Ole Walters, Doug Halvorson and Shari Strecker shredded old
Pull Tabs. We have to keep them for 3 ½ years.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to donate $1,449.00 to
the After Prom Committee for the weeks they worked at the Meat Raffle on Thursday's.
Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to donate $2,500.00 to
the Nyquist Scholarship Fund. Carried.
Isle Days: Sign-up sheet was passed around for the Brat Stand. Penny Klipstein will make up
posters for the Kiddie Parade. Shari Strecker is working on the Little Miss Isle and
Commodore, she has 12 kids signed up.
Our Zone is hosting the 5M8 Mini Forum this year. They would like all clubs to donate a
basket for the Silent Auction. Marlene Moss will take care of this. We will need to bring the
basket to the next Zone Meeting in September. Anyone may attend the Mini Forum.
The Red Cross Blood Mobile is set for July 29th at the Faith Lutheran Church. Any questions
please talk to Pat Hicks or Judy Halvorson. A sign-up sheet for workers will be passed around
at the July General Meeting.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Alice Nickolay to donate $500.00 to
the City of Wahkon to help them out with the July 4th Fireworks expense. Carried.

A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Carolyn Remer to make a donation of

$1,500.00 to the R.U.R.A.L. Music Ministries. They have bought the property that use to be
"Smokin Hill". This organization is a faith based non-profit organization that will hold free to
attend musical events. The first musical event will be held the end of August. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and Hans Woelfle to donate $500.00 to the Isle Police
Department to help them purchase a used Police Car that is fully equipped. Carried with
three opposed.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve $200.00
each to Tod Henningson, Mick Lene, Terri Iverson, Delphia Cooper, Dan Brandt and Bonnie
Skogen for Medical Expenses. Carried.
A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $250.00 to
the Isle Car Show to help them with expenses. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to donate $150.00 to the
Pink Ribbon Cupboard. This program provides emergency non-medical financial assistance
for people undergoing breast cancer treatment. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to Adjourn at 7:28 pm.
Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

June 13, 2022


Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Doug Halvorson.
A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the
Secretary’s Minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the
Treasurer’s Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Kurt Klipstein to approve the
Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the
Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.
Carried.
Meat Raffle Workers:
6/16 – Lee Hohlen & Craig LeMieux
6/23 – Doug Halvorson & Craig LeMieux
6/30 – Lee Hohlen & Craig LeMieux
7/07 – Lee Hohlen & Craig LeMieux
7/14 – Lee Hohlen & Craig LeMieux
The Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant will be held on Friday, July 8 th at 6:30
pm. Nancy Rizer-Schmidt and Nancy Anderson have volunteered to help Shari
Strecker. A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Nancy Anderson to
spend up to a total of $500.00 on the Little Miss Isle & Commodore Pageant. Carried.
Sign-up sheet for the Brat Stand was passed around. We will raise Taco in a Bag, Brats
and Hotdogs by one ticket, Pop and Water will remain the same at one ticket.
Penny Klipstein is working on the Kiddie Parade. She will put an article in the
Messenger and also hang flyers around town. A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux
and seconded by Carolyn Remer to spend up to $500.00 on the Kiddie Parade.
Carried.

We need people to help pass out Candy during the Grand Parade. Craig LeMieux,
Doug Halvorson, Kathy Frietag and Alice Nickolay have volunteered.
Bingo is scheduled for Sunday, July 10 th from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Deb Walters, Tami
Zortman, Shari Strecker, Pat Hicks and Paulette Osterdyk have volunteered.
Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Isle on July 29 th at the Faith Lutheran Church from
11:00 to 5:00 pm. Everything is set, people can sign up online.
Past President Doug Halvorson installed two of our new Members – Jessie Fredin
sponsored by Jane LeMieux and Nancy Rizer-Schmidt sponsored by Shari Strecker.

We held our Installation of Officer for the 2022-2023 year. They are as follows:
President – Shari Strecker
1 st Vice President – Doc Moss
2 nd Vice President – Hans Woelfle
3 rd Vice President – Dawn Christensen
Treasurer – Marlene Moss / Melisa Maxwell
Secretary – Susan Haggberg
Lion Tamer – Carolyn Remer
Tail Twister – Craig LeMieux
Immediate Past President – Doug Halvorson
Gambling Manager – Deb Walters
Two Year Directors – Jane LeMieux & Paulette Osterdyk
One Year Directors – Nancy Anderson & Alice Nickolay
Lifetime Director – Bubbles Haggberg
Bubbles Haggberg spoke to us about the Nyquist Scholarship Fund
A Motion was made at 7:27 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to
Adjourn. Carried

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

May 23, 2022

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
12 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Doug
Halvorson, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Nancy Anderson, Alice Nickolay,
Craig LeMieux and Bubbles Haggberg.
We had three Guests:
Bonnie Skogen – Isle Skating Rink
Mary Gray – McGrath July 4 th Celebration
Paul Smith – Isle Police Department
A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Secretary’s minutes as read. Carried.
The After Prom Committee is having trouble getting members to work the Meat Raffle on
Thursday’s at Wahkon Inn, so Gambling Manager Deb Walters is looking for Lions Members
who would like to volunteer.
Gambling Manager Deb Walters went over the 2021 Tax Report.
Our C.D. at the First National Bank is up for renewal. A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle
and seconded by Doug Halvorson to renew for 18 months and see if the Interest rates will go
back up. Carried.
Gambling Manager Deb Walters would like to install a new Bingo Program. This program
would have the name of the game and the numbers called come up on a television screen. A
Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Doug Halvorson to allow Gambling
Manager Deb to spend up to $6,500.00 on this program and installation. Carried
A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Craig LeMieux to donate $300.00 to
the Mille Lacs Fun Run during Isle Days. Carried.
Ditch Clean-up was held on Monday, May 16 th with an excellent turn out. They picked eight
bags of garbage. THANK YOU TO: Nancy Anderson, Aliesha Holbert, Nancy Rizer-Schmidt,
Craig LeMieux, Alice Nickolay, Dawn Christensen, Jackie Gangl, Pat Hicks, Patti Packer and
Bubbles Haggberg.

Han Woelfle has added the old water tower onto the Club Pin we were looking at. A Motion
was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to order 200 pins for a cost of
$489.00. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve $200.00
each to Ione Bryant, Roger Strecker and Bob Winchester for Medical Expenses. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Alice Nickolay to donate $400.00 to
the Isle Baptist Church to help them with Family Fun Day during Isle Days. Carried.
Teachers of the Month –
Elementary – Stacy Borchert High School – Rene` Athman
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $1,000.00
to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund. Carried.
Bonnie Skogen spoke to us about the Isle Skating Rink. Because of Covid she did not send out
any donation letters last year, she was not sure if the rink would be open. As of this month
they are $3,000.00 short. A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Carolyn
Remer to donate $3,000.00 to the Isle Skating Rink. Carried.
A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Nancy Anderson to donate $500.00 to
the McGrath July 4 th Celebration. After some discussion the motion was Carried with one
opposed.
Paul Smith from the Isle Police Department came and spoke to us about their upcoming
projects and budget needs. A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn
Remer to donate $1,000.00 to the Isle Police Department for them to use where it is needed.
After some discussion this motion was Carried with one opposed.
A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:42 pm.
Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
                  May 9th,2022

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
We had several Guests: District Governor Terri Baily and PDG Allen Bailey and several
members of the Onamia Lions Club.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve
the Secretary’s Minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve
the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.
Carried.
Officer’s Training will be held on May 10 th in Swanville and May 12 th in Mora.
We are still looking for someone to be in charge of the Little Miss Isle and
Commodore Pageant. If you are interested, please talk to President Shari Strecker.
Hans Woelfle had a couple of different Club Pin designs for our 50 th Anniversary. One
design was picked out, he will get the pins ordered.
Ditch Clean-up will be May 16 th with a rain date of May 17 th . Meet at the State Garage
at 5:00 pm.
District Governor Terri Bailey spoke to our us about Communication and her goals for
this last year. We presented her with a check for $100.00 for the Minnesota Vision
Foundation. She also Installed new member Pam Lene.
A Motion was made at 7:55 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Craig LeMieux to
Adjourn. Carried

 

    ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
                                  April 25, 2022

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
15 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Melisa Maxwell, Nancy Anderson, Alice Nickolay, Craig LeMieux and Bubbles Haggberg.
We had four Guests:
Kristi Pedersen, Jenna Ferris and Haley Anderson with the Miss Isle Committee
Leah Olson with the High School Rodeo
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary's
minutes as read. Carried
Gambling Manager Deb Walters gave Treasurer Marlene Moss another check from the IRS as
part of the Employee Retention Program during Covid. This check will also go into our General Fund ($3,437.30).
We need a committee that would go around to the businesses and get prizes for Bingo during
Isle Days. We need approximately 15 prizes. Several people on the Board volunteered.
THANK YOU!
The Mille Lacs Drift Skippers have taken over the Pull Tabs at the Isle Municipal Liquor Store.
However, the Liquor Store would like us to run a raffle for repairs to the City dock. The Board
declined due to everyone being busy during the summer and with Isle Days.
Deb Walters also spoke to us about starting "Horse Racing" at Wahkon Inn on the same night as the Meat Raffle. It has become very popular around the lake. There would be a $2,000 start up fee. A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to proceed.
Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve $200.00 each to Sue Oberfeld, Kevin Seefeldt and Kathy Zimpel for Medical Expenses. Carried.
Mark your calendars for our annual Red Cross Blood Drive. We will hold it at the Faith Lutheran Church on July 29th from 11:00 am to 5 pm.
Ditch Clean-up will be held on May 16th with a rain date of May 17th. Everyone can meet at he State Garage at 5:00 pm.

This year there will be no Dinner on the Scholarship Awards Night. There are 18 Seniors this year and Awards Night will be held on May 18th with coffee and dessert served. A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $200.00 to help them
with the coffee and dessert expense. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Craig LeMieux to donate $100.00 in
District Governor Terri Bailey's name to her designated cause. Carried. 

The next Zone Meeting will be held at the Little Falls Legion on May 11th. Any member may attend. Please let Treasurer Marlene Moss know if you would like to go.


Teachers of the Month: Elementary - Michele Haggberg and High School - Dwight Pryzbilla
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $1,000.00 to the
Miss Isle Committee for their Scholarship program
. Carried.
A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Alice Nickolay to donate $500.00 to
Leah Olson to help with the High School Rodeo program. Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to donate $200.00 to
the Milaca Alumni Band to participate in the Isle Days Parade. Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to donate $500.00 to
the Community Education Youth Program. This is to help them run the program over the
summer. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $2,000.00 to the
Mille Lacs Area Foundation to help with the program "Keep the Lake Clean"
. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $250.00 to
the Mille Lacs Museum in honor of Dolores Haggberg. Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to donate up to $200.00 to
help with the Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant. Carried.

The First National Bank of Milaca has asked our Club if we would be interested in running a
Beer Garden at their 125th Anniversary celebration in Milaca. Hans Woelfle will do more
checking on it.
Hans Woelfle will also look in to purchasing new Club Pins for our 50th Anniversary
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:34 pm.
Carried.

 

 

           ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING
                           April 11, 2022

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.
A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary's Minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Treasurer's Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.
Carried.
Gambling Manager Deb Walters gave Treasurer Marlene Moss two checks from the IRS as part of the Employee Retention Program during Covid. This can go into our General Fund ($6,661.57).
Melisa Maxwell said the students were very excited to get their Easter Bags.
We are still looking for someone to be in charge of the Little Miss Isle and
Commodore Pageant. If you are interested, please talk to President Shari Strecker.
Tami Zortman has volunteered to take over sending out get well and sympathy cards
for our club. THANK YOU!

Ditch Clean-up will be sometime in May.
Our next General meeting will be our District Governor's Dinner on May gth. The Onamia Lions will also be there.
A Motion was made at 7:12 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to
Adjourn. Carried

 

 

 ISLE LIONS GENERAL/BOARD MEETING
                                     March 28, 2022
Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
17 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan
Haggberg, Deb Walters, Doug Halvorson, Carolyn Remer, Melisa Maxwell, Nancy Anderson,
Alice Nickolay, Bubbles Haggberg, Craig LeMieux, Tami Zortman, Pat Hicks, Jan Gangl and Kurt
Klipstein.


We had one Guest: Aleia Haggberg, Isle Elementary Basketball Camp
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the
Secretary's minutes as read. Carried.
A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the
December Treasurer's Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Gambling Report
as presented by Gambling Manager Deb Walters. Carried
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the lawful purpose
and allowable expenses out of Gambling. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to allow Gambling Manager
Deb Walters to give out a $25.00 gift certificate each month at Bingo. This is to show our
appreciation for all the people that come each week. Carried.
We received a "Top Ten Award" from the Lions Vision Foundation.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $1,000.00 to
help with the Girls Elementary Basketball Camp. Carried.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve $200.00
each to Paula Revak, Larry Nutt, Laurie Geisthardt, Jeri Walters and Josh Knowles for Medical
Expenses. Carried.
Teachers of the Month: Elementary - Meghan Remer and High School - Tama Exsted
A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to accept the
Membership of Pam Lene into the Isle Lions Club. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:29 pm
Carried

ISLE LIONS GENERAL/BOARD MEETING
                  January 24,2022


Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.
12 Members Present: Shari Strecker, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene &
Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Melisa Maxwell, Nancy Anderson
and Bubbles Haggberg.


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary's minutes as read. Carried. A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the December Treasurer's Report as presented. Carried.
No Gambling Report - Was approved at an Online Board Meeting January 10, 2022


Christmas Tree of Giving went well - we had 46 Seniors participate. Cost of the food and miscellaneous items was $492.99.


Doc and Marlene Moss went to the Zone meeting held in Pierz. Our new Zone Chairperson is
Cathy Talberg. Next Zone meeting will be held in May hosted by the Lindberg Lions. Any
member of our club may attend a Zone Meeting, it gives you an idea of what is happening in
our Zone.


We are still looking for someone to take over the Little Miss Isle & Commodore Pageant.
Penny Klipstein has volunteered to run the Kiddie Parade. THANK YOU, PENNY!


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve $200.00 to
Tim Casper for Medical Expenses. Carried.


Former Lion Member Frank Ketchmark passed away on January 8, 2022. In lieu of flowers the
family asked that donations be made to the Isle Lions Club in Frank's honor.


Teachers of the Month: Elementary - Kalie Turgeon and High School - Ashley Nordberg
No one will be attending the 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention. Gambling Manager Deb Walters
will mail the Parade of Green checks to the District Governor.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $1,000.00
each to the following for the Parade of Green: 14x $1,000 = $14,000
1) LCIF
2) MN Lions Vision Foundation
*Children's Eye Clinic
*Lions Gift of Sight *Macular Degeneration Center
*Lions Eye Institute
3) MN Lions Hearing Foundation
*Hearing Foundation
*Children's Hearing Clinic
4) MN Lions Diabetes Foundation
5) District 5M8 Foundation - Kidsight
6) Leader Dogs for the Blind
7) Can Do Canines
8) Project New Hope Lions Foundation of MN
9) Childhood Cancer
10) Project New Hope
Carried


This is the start of the 2022/2023 Slate of Officers. If anyone would like to volunteer to be on
the Board, please let one of the officers know.
President: Shari Strecker
1st Vice President: Doc Moss
2nd Vice President: Hans Woelfle
3rd Vice President: Dawn Christensen
Treasurer: Marlene Moss / Melisa Maxwell
Secretary: Susan Haggberg
Lion Tamer: Carolyn Remer
Tail Twister: Craig Lemieux

Immediate Past President: Doug Halvorson
Gambling Manager: Deb Walters
Two Year Directors: Jane
 Lemieux  Paulette Osterdyk
One Year Directors: Nancy Anderson and Alice Nickolay
Lifetime Director: Bubbles Haggberg


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $2,000.00 to the
5M8 Lions Foundation to help International President Brian Sheehan with his many duties
and responsibilities upon entering the office of International Lions President One of his main
considerations he faces is hosting the International Board of Directors here in Minnesota.
Carried


Dawn Christensen has been working on our Club Banner, getting ready to sew all the patches
on it. THANK YOU, DAWN!
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:03 pm.
Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

December 13, 2021    

 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

We had several Guests:  Roger Strecker, Pam Lene, Randy Larson, Phyllis Haggberg, Randy Christensen and Mike Temte.

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Our club received a 4-Star rating from the Gambling Board.  We gave away 43% of our profits.

 

On Tuesday, December 7th we packed 238 Christmas Bags for the Pre-School and Elementary Students.  We had 16 members come and help.

 

All the tags on the Christmas Tree of Giving were taken off, however three of them were never returned.  Thank you to our members at our General Meeting who took these tags to fill.  The Christmas Party for the residents will be held at McQuoids “Cedar Room” on December 17th at 6:00 pm.  Everyone is welcome.

 

Tami Zortman has volunteered to take over Mitzie Reis calling list.  THANK YOU!

 

A Motion was made by Lenore Bryant and seconded by Doc Moss to have Craig Lemieux take over Mitzie Reis spot on the Board.  Carried.  THANK YOU!

 

Doc Moss has volunteered to took over the Tail Twister position.  THANK YOU!                           v                                                                                  

 

The 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held on February 4th, 5th and 6th.  If anyone is interested in going, please let Marlene Moss know.

 

There will be no Board Meeting in December and no separate General Meeting in January.  We will have a General/Board Meeting on January 24, 2022.  

 

The Isle Days Committee are looking for names for who will be running the Kiddie Parade and Little Miss Pageant.  Please let President Shari Strecker know if you are interested.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Deb Walters to donate $200.00 to Bonnie Lee for her son that was killed – Eddy Beehler.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made at 7:15 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Kurt Klipstein to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 22, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order President Shari Strecker.

14 Members Present:  Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Melisa Maxwell, Bubbles Haggberg,  Carolyn Remer, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Nancy Anderson and Alice Nickolay.

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read. Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

No Gambling Report.

Gambling Items:

  • A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to start selling Pull Tabs at Beckham’s Bar & Bistro as of January 1, 2022. Carried.

 
  • A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to allow Gambling Manager Deb Walters to purchase a new POS System for Wahkon Inn. Carried.

 
  • Taxes have been filed for year 2020.

  • Year To Date Donations are $69,577.27.  We have our 30% in donations covered.

 

Hans Woelfle gave an update on the Christmas Tree of Giving.  He has contacted 35 residents at the Highrise and 12 residents at the Scandia House.  He will set the Christmas up at Teal’s on Saturday, November 27th at noon.  The Christmas Party for the residents will be held on December 17th  at McQuoid’s Inn, but please note the time change.  It will now be held at noon.

 

Santa Bags for the Elementary Students will be filled on Tuesday, December 7th at 5:30 pm in the Elementary Library.  Anyone may come and help.

Our next General Meeting will also be our Christmas Party.  Everyone should bring a $10 Gift.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Marlene Moss that we can donate to a person more than once for Medical Issues. Carried.

 

A Motion was made that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $200.00/each to:  Tom Oberfeld, Klaus Rapp, RaeAnn Larson, Clark Sahlstrom, and Mary Paulsen for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

Isle Lion Teachers of the Month for November:  

Elementary:  Erika Ehrich

  High School: Erin Biron

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to donate $2,000.00 to the Isle After Prom Party. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $5,000.00 to the Girl’s Basketball Team. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 6:55 pm.  Carried.

 
 
 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

November 8, 2021    

 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

We had one Guest:  Jessie Fredin

and Mille Lacs County Swat Truck

 

A Motion was made by Lee Hohlen and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Craig LeMieux and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Lee Hohlen to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Lee Hohlen to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Even though no one from our Club attended the Mini Forum – our Club did receive $25.00 from the Governor’s Contest for have so many new members.

 

KidSight Screening was held in October for Pre-K through Grade 6 plus two local daycares.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker screened 223 kids and gave out 34 referrals.  

 

We will be filling Santa Bags for the Elementary Students on Tuesday, December 7th  in the Elementary School Library at 5:30 pm.  A sign-up sheet was passed around.

 

Hans Woelfle has been working on the Christmas Tree of Giving.  The Christmas Party for the residents will be held at McQuoids “Cedar Room” on December 17th at 6:00 pm.

 

Our next General Meeting will also be our Christmas Party.  Each member is to bring a $10.00 gift to exchange.

 

Gambling Manager Deb Walters gave Treasurer Marlene Moss $245.00 in dauber money.

 

A Motion was made at 7:29 pm by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Tami Zortman to Adjourn.   Carried

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

October 25, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order President Shari Strecker.

 

13 Members Present:  Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Bubbles Haggberg,  Carolyn Remer, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Nancy Anderson and Alice Nickolay.

 

We had one Guest – Dean Hjort with Kick Cancer to the Curb Mille Lacs County.

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read with correction to the price of the Yearbook Ad to $80.00.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to accept the informal Treasurer’s Report as presented (no bank statement).  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to accept the informal Gambling Report as presented (no bank statement).  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to purchase an Ad in Cabin Fever magazine for $200.00.  Carried.

 

Deb Walters and Shari Strecker screened most of the kids at the Elementary School.  Will go back on October 26th for the Pre-School Students.

 

Isle Lion Teachers of the Month for September: 

Elementary:  Katie Cooper 

 High School:  Dave Mueller

Isle Lion Teachers of the Month for October: 

Elementary: Tim Honek   High School:  Lori Wall

 

The Lion Water Fountain is all winterized.  THANK YOU TO DOUG HALVORSON AND KURT KLIPSTEIN.

 

Also THANK YOU TO NANCY ANDERSON, DAWN CHRISTENSEN, DOUG HALVORSON, AND SHARI STRECKER for throwing candy in the 2021 Isle Homecoming Parade.

 

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HELPED WITH DITCH CLEAN-UP on October 12th:  Alice Nickolay, Pat Hicks, Nancy Anderson, Nancy Rizer-Schmidt, Dawn Christensen, Sheri Strecker, Jaci Gangl, Doug Halvorson, Ole Walters, Kurt Klipstein and Bubbles Haggberg.  They picked eight bags of garbage.

 

A Motion was made that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $200.00/each to Pat Gudim and Dorothy Haggberg for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

Dean Hjort came and spoke to us about Kick the Cancer to the Curb.  He is trying to spread the word in northern Mille Lacs County about th is program.  Please check their website for more information.  They give $350.00 to Cancer Patients who live in Mille Lacs County and meet their qualifications.  As one of their fundraisers they are selling calendars for $50.00 with monthly giveaway’s.  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to donate $1,000.00 to Kick Cancer to the Curb.  We also have ten calendars to sell, see Marlene Moss if you are interested in one. Carried.

 

Hans Woelfle has started getting things ready for the Christmas Tree of Giving and the Christmas Party for the Seniors at the High-Rise Apartments.  This year the party will be held at McQuoids Inn.  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to spend up to $900.00 to have the Christmas Party catered.   Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

October 11, 2021    



 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had one Guest:  Nancy Rizer-Schmidt

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Lenore Bryant to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

The District Governor’s Dinner has been set for May 9, 2022.  We will have this Dinner with the Onamia Lions.

 

KidSight Screening is set for October 18th and October 19th for Pre-K through Grade 6 plus two local daycares.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker will do the screenings.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Lee Hohlen to donate a $1,000.00 to Chad Minor as a Medical Donation.  He was severely burned by oil at work.  Carried.

 

If anyone is interested in Lions shirts or jackets, please let Shari Strecker know.

 

Past President Doug Halvorson installed new members Lee Hohlen, Kay James, Kurt and Penny Klipstein.

 

Ditch Clean-up is set for Tuesday, October 12th.  Anyone who would like to help can meet at the State Garage at 5:00 pm.

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to purchase an ad in the Isle High School Yearbook – ¼ page for $80.00.  Carried.

 

It’s that time of year again – the Lion Fountain needs to be winterized.  Doug Halvorson will take care of this.

 

Deb Walters received a check from Bob and Terri Iverson for $100.00.  This is a donation from “Pam”.  Thank you.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to accept Nancy Rizer-Schmidt into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

A Motion was made at 7:15 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

September 27, 2021


 

Meeting was called to order President Shari Strecker.

 

11 Members Present:  Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Bubbles Haggberg,  Melisa Maxwell, Hans Woelfle and Nancy Anderson.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report.

 

No Gambling Report.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Susan Haggberg that Gambling Manager Deb Walters may order a second ticket counter for the Pull Tabs.   Carried.

 

Deb Walters will pick up the Eye Machine from KidSight on October 17th.  They will test student eyes from Preschool through sixth grade on October 18th.  Deb will also check with any local daycares to see if they are interested in having any of the kids eyes tested.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to raise the amount of Medical Donations to $200.00.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $200.00 to Ross Tramm, Joyce Miller and John and Marilyn Melecha for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $300.00 to Jade Ferris to help with family expenses after her father died.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Strecker to donate $5,000.00 to the Walleye Capital VFW Post 2762.   Carried.

 

Ditch Clean up will be held on October 12th with a rain date of October 13th.  Everyone will meet at the State Highway Garage at 5:00 pm.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Nancy Anderson to donate $1,000.00 to Nyquist Elementary for sleds for the students to use during Phy. Ed this winter.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Nancy Anderson to donate $5,000.00 to Mille Lacs Raiders Basketball.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $5,000.00 to the Nyquist Scholarship.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Susan Haggberg to adjourn the meeting at 6:58 pm.  Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

September 13, 2021



 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had one Guest:  Brett Erickson with B. Johnson & Associates (our Accountant)

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Brett Erickson, our accountant from B. Johnson & Associates came and spoke to us on our 2020 Audit results.  Everything looks good and he thanked Gambling Manager Deb Walters for keeping such good records.

 

Marlene Moss gave us a report on the Corn Feed.  We had an excellent turn out we served 100-150 people.  Our total profit was $516.62.

Meat, Soda, Corn:  $719.00

           Pie Sales:                  $323.00 (All pies were donated by members)

Less Expenses:       ($525.38)

 

Hans Woelfle gave us a report on the Saloon at the White Pine Logging & Threshing Show.  We also had an excellent turn out there.  Our profit for the three days was $5,717.64.  This includes $1,101.00  in tips. 

Beer Sales:    $9,449.00                           We had a total of 18 Lion members and 1

           Tip Jar:           $1,101.00                           Volunteer help out for a total of 173 hours.

           Expenses:     ($4,832.36)                         THANK YOU EVERYONE!




 

For a Fall Project, Past President Doug Halvorson would like to work on our Lions Float.  It is in desperate need of some repair.  Before we begin he will check with the High School to see if one of the shop classes would like to work on it.

 

Because of Covid, the Mille Lacs Health System Tour has been put on hold.  They may do something around Christmas time.

 

President Shari Strecker has not heard anything on a date for the Governor’s Dinner.

 

WELCOME TO NEW MEMBER KATHY FREITAG.  Past President Doug Halvorson installed Kathy into the Isle Lions Club.

 

KidSight will be held at Nyquist Elementary on October 18th and 19th.  Shari Strecker and Deb Walters will work on this.

 

Bubbles Haggberg gave us an update on the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.

 

Spire Credit Union:

Savings      $11,564.86 

Checking $32,596.01 

CD’s          $66,519.40  

Total              $110,680.84

 

First National Bank:

Savings $21,674.29,

CD’s $45,103.55   

    $ 66,777.84

 

Cambridge Investment Fund:                  $114,520.37

 

TOTAL                                                          $291,978.48

 

Lions District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held on October 6th at the Eagles Club in St. Cloud if any member would like to attend.  All members are welcome.

 

A Motion was made at 7:58 pm by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Marlene Moss to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

        ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

August 23, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order President Shari Strecker.

 

11 Members Present:  Shari Strecker,  Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Alice Nickolay,  Melisa Maxwell, Hans Woelfle and Patti Packer.

 

We had one Guest:  Jimmy Henrickson with the Mille Lacs Raiders Football Program

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report.

 

Corn Feed is set for Saturday, August 28th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  We will be serving Hamburgers, Brats, Hots Dogs and Pop.  Doug Halvorson will handle the set up.  Deb Walters and Dawn Christensen will purchase the food.  Each member is also reminded to bring two pies.  Shari Strecker and Nancy Anderson are in charge of the Pie Sales.

 

White Pine Logging and Threshing Show  - Hans Woelfle still has some openings on his sign-up sheet.  He will call members that have not signed up yet.  We will also be selling water this year.  We will not be selling Pull Tabs.  The Pull Tab seller is sick and will not be able to sell Pull Tabs.

 

Wahkon Days – Thank you to Dawn Christensen for purchasing the candy and for the use of their side-by-side during the parade.  Also Thank you to the candy throwers:  Marlene Moss, Patti Packer and Susan Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $3,000.00 to Mille Lacs County to be used for their Mobil Command Center.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Bob Hoefert and Al Jenkins for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

Lions 5M8 Mini Forum and Awards Banquet will be held on October 6, 2021 at the Eagles Club in St. Cloud.  Anyone that would like to go, please let President Shari Strecker know.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to donate up to $15,000.00 to the following programs:  

Mille Lacs Raiders Football – $5,000 

Speed and Strength Program at Isle High School – Up to $4,700 (Will check to see what they need)

Mille Lacs Raiders Volleyball – Up to $5,000 (Will check to see how much they need)

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to adjourn the meeting at 7:24 pm.  Carried.

 

 

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

August 9, 2021



 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had several Guests:  Andy Beckstrom, Mille Lacs County Sheriff Dept. 

          Pam Lene and Andrea Navara

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Andy Beckstrom from the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office came and spoke to us about a donation for their Mobile Command Trailer.  They have a FEMA Travel Trailer, but now they need to renovate the trailer into a communications and command trailer.  He is asking for funding to outfit the trailer so it would be capable of being used as an onsite communication center.

 

He also let us know that they are going to try and have the MRSP vehicle at our September General Meeting.  We donated money to help purchase this vehicle a couple of years ago.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus that was in town on July 29th.  Thank you to everyone that sold tickets.  We sold 895 tickets – 506 adult tickets and 389 kid and senior tickets.  Everyone had a great time.  Our profit for this event was $3,267.25.  Thank you, Hans for all your hard work.

 

Hans Woelfle also gave us an update on the Saloon at the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  We will be running the Saloon on September 4th, 5th and 6th.  Everything is set; however, he still has a few spots open if you have not signed up to work let him know.

 

Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters, and Dawn Christensen are in charge of the Corn Feed this year.  Because of a conflict with the Rib Fest at Teal’s Market on Friday, August 27th we have moved the Corn Feed to Saturday, August 28th from 5:00 pm to 7 pm.  The Roeschlein Family did not have much luck with the corn this year, so  a Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to purchase 50 dozen ears of  corn from Jansen’s through Teal’s Market.  The cost will be $5.00 per dozen. Carried. 

 

 Shari Strecker and Nancy Anderson are in charge of the Pie Sales.  Each member is asked to bring two pies.  We will also sell Hamburgers, Hot dogs, Brats and Pop.  A sign-up sheet was passed around.

 

We are still working on the Dinner Count for our General Meetings.  Please be sure and let your caller or President Shari Strecker know  if you have to cancel.  If you say you were coming and then do not show up or cancel you will still be responsible for paying for your meal.

 

The Mille Lacs Health System is getting close to completing part of their Expansion Project.  Since we are an organization that sponsored a room (Occupational Therapy Room - $25,000.00) we will have the opportunity to take a tour before it opens.  We are hoping to do this either in October or November right before our General Meeting.  However, you will need to be vaccinated and wear a mask.  

 

President Shari Strecker has talked to the Onamia Lions about the Governor’s Dinner.  The Isle Lions Club will be the host this year.  A request was sent to District Governor Terry Bailey with a date of May 10, 2022, and an alternate date of June 14, 2022.  

 

A Motion was made at 7:54 pm by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

July 26, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order President Shari Strecker.

 

13 Members Present:  Shari Strecker,  Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Nancy Anderson, Melisa Maxwell, Bubbles Haggberg, Carolyn Remer,  and Hans & Shari Woelfle.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report for Isle Days Brat Stand.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report.

 

Gambling Items:

  • Gambling Permit has been submitted for Wahkon Days and the Saloon at the White Pine Logging & Threshing Show so we can sell Pull Tabs at both events.

  • Madison Cooper will be resigning at the end of August – Pam Lene will pick up her hours.

  • Deb will check with the Auditor to see if he could come to our September General Meeting and go over the Audit from last year.

  • Taxes for 2017-2018 that were Amended have been sent in.

 

The Red Cross Bloodmobile that was scheduled for July 23rd was cancelled due to a shortage of Red Cross workers.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Circus.  He would like all tickets turned in by Wednesday – the 28th .  As of right now the Pre-Sales are lower than the last time.

 

Due to a conflict with the Rib Fest at Teal’s Market, we have moved the Corn Feed to Saturday, August 28th .  This will all depend on whether the corn will be ready.  Doug Halvorson and Deb Walters have volunteered to Co-Chair and Shari Strecker and Nancy Anderson will handle the Pie Sales.

 

White Pine Logging and Threshing Show – Hans Woelfle will get the Beer ordered.  Thinking of having a Happy Hour sometime on Monday, so we can sell the beer we have left.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Cliff DeYoung for Medical Expenses.  This Motion was amended by Doc Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to also add Elizabeth Skogen.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $500.00 to the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.  Carried.

 

President Shari Strecker will talk to the Onamia Lions about the Governor’s Dinner.

 

We have been having trouble with the dinner count for our General Meeting.  If you tell your caller, you will be at dinner and then cannot come, please let your caller know.  We have to get a more accurate count for Tom.

 

Fall Project:  Doug Halvorson would like to get a committee together and work on our Lions Float.  It is desperately in need of some repair.

 

The Mille Lacs Health System should have the new addition done around January 1st.  They are providing private tours for groups that donated.  Doug Halvorson will talk to them and see if we could take a tour sometime in October or November before our General Meeting.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:12 pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

July 12, 2021



 

Meeting was called to order by President Shari Strecker.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Doug Halvorson.

 

We had several Guests:  Jeanie & Ernie Frye and Pam Lene.

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Gambling Manager Deb Walters went over the results from the Gambling Audit.

 

Isle Days Reports –

    Little Miss Isle – Mitzie Reis – Was cancelled until next year.

    Miss Isle – Shari Strecker –Four Candidates for Miss Isle &Two for Teen Miss Isle

    Kiddie Parade – Mitzie Reis – There were eight entries.

Brat Stand – Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg & Carolyn Remer – Friday was slow, but Saturday was remarkably busy.  Isle Chamber of Commerce donated Hamburgers and buns to us to fry on Sunday.  Because all the receipts are not in yet, Marlene Moss will have a complete report at the next meeting.

Grand Parade – Judy Halvorson drove and Mitzie Reis, Patti Packer, Alice Nickolay and Jackie Gangl threw candy.

Pull Tabs and Bingo – Deb Walters – Had an incredibly good turnout.  For Bingo we made $1,197.00 and right around $3,000.00 with the Pull-tabs.  Thank you, Lynda & Pam!





 

Pat Hicks gave us an update on the Red Cross Bloodmobile.  It is scheduled to be in Isle on July 23rd.  We will once again set up at Faith Lutheran Church.   The Blood Drive will run from Noon to 6:00 pm.  We are in need of volunteers; a sign-up sheet was passed around.

 

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is scheduled to be in town on July 29th.  There will be two shows – one at 5:30 pm and one at 7:30 pm.  Hans Woelfle has tickets for anyone that would like to sell them.  The more tickets we sell, the more money we will make.  

 

Tentative Date for the Corn Feed is August 27th, but it will depend on the corn.  

 

Pam Lene has volunteered to help  with the Meat Raffle on Thursday’s.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to accept the membership of Kathy Freitag into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

A Motion was made at 7:36 pm by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

June 28, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order President Doug Halvorson.

16 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker,  Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Patti Packer, Melisa Maxwell, Pat Hicks, Bubbles Haggberg, Carolyn Remer,  Hans & Shari Woelfle, Mitzie Reis, Alice Nickolay and Nancy Anderson.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.

We own the sign that sits in the parking lot at the Isle Municipal, and they would like us to remove it.  For now, we will haul it to the Storage Shed and use it at some of our events.  We would also like to someday make it a little easier to haul by adding wheels to it.

Marlene Moss has been trying to find out if there will be a 4th of July Parade in McGrath.  They are also having their meeting tonight.  

Isle Days – Everything should be set.  

  • Little Miss Isle & Commodore was cancelled until next year.

  • Miss Isle has four Candidates and Teen Miss Isle has 2 Candidates. 

  • Kiddie Parade line up will begin at 9:30 am at the Faith Lutheran Church.

  • Grand Parade will include Judy Halvorson, Mitzie Reis, Patti Packer, Alice Nickolay and Jackie Gangl. 

  • Brat Stand sign-up sheet was passed around again. 

  • Deb Walters has everything set up for the Pull-tabs and Bingo.

 

Pat Hicks gave us an update on the Bloodmobile. The date for the Red Cross Blood Drive is July 23rd at the Faith Lutheran Church in Isle.  We are now able to provide lunch for the Red Cross workers.  Pat will have a sign-up sheet at the July General Meeting.

 

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is July 29th – mark your calendars.  Hans Woelfle will have tickets for us to sell at the July General Meeting.  The more tickets we sell, the more money we can make.

 

The White Pine Logging and Threshing Show will be held September 4th, 5th, and 6th.  Hans Woelfle has a sign-up sheet, so if you can volunteer, please let him know.  Because of the low number of volunteers that signed up to work at the Saloon, the Board voted not to have a Food Booth.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Alice Nickolay that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Deb Walters for Medical Expenses.  Carried.



 

We have updated our Calling List, so if you are not getting a call for the General Meeting, please let our new President, Shari Strecker know.  Thank you to Hans Woelfle, Mitzie Reis and Bubbles Haggberg for calling everyone.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $400.00 to the City of Wahkon for the 4th of July Fireworks.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to donate $400.00 to the Isle Baptist Church for “Family Fun Day” on Sunday, July 11th during Isle Days.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $100.00 to the Isle Fire Department for prizes to give away during the Motorcycle Ride on July 3rd.  Carried.

 

During last fall someone in the Museum turned on the wrong valve for the water, therefore the pipes for the water fountain froze and busted.  Bob Snyder has made all of the repairs.  A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Carolyn Remer to reimburse Bob for the parts he had to replace.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to authorize a change of signatures for the Isle Lions Club General Account at First National Bank.  Signatures on the Bank Account will be Marlene Moss, Shari Strecker and Doug Halvorson.  These people are authorized to sign the checks and perform banking functions for the Isle Lions Club General Fund.   Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:17 pm.  Carried.

 

      

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

June 14, 2021



 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

We had several Guests:  Kim Stefczak and Kathy Frietag & the Langenbach’s

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

We have received correspondence from the City of Wahkon asking if we would donate to the July 4th Fireworks.  We also received a letter from the Isle Baptist Church asking for a donation for the Isle Days ~ Fun Days that they hold on Sunday of Isle Days.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to make a Donation to both organizations but to give the Board the authority to decide on the amount.  Carried.

 

The Langenbach’s were at our meeting talking about the 2021 White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  They are asking if we would be interested in serving food besides running the Saloon.  They would receive 10% of the Gross.

 

Bubbles Haggberg was presented with a Chevron for 35 years of service in the Isle Lions Club.






 

Isle Days –

    Little Miss Isle – Mitzie Reis – Everything is set

    Miss Isle – Shari Strecker – They have three Candidates, June 21st is the deadline.

    Kiddie Parade – Mitzie Reis

Brat Stand – Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg & Carolyn Remer – Sign-up sheet                    passed around.

Grand Parade – Judy Halvorson will drive and Mitzie Reis, Patti Packer, Alice Nickolay and Jackie Gangl will throw candy.

    Pull Tabs and Bingo – Deb Walters – Everything is set

 

Pat Hicks gave us an update on the Red Cross Bloodmobile.  It is scheduled to be in Isle on July 23rd.  We will once again set up at Faith Lutheran Church.   The Blood Drive will run from Noon to 6:00 pm.  We are in need of volunteers, please let Pat know if you can help.

 

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is scheduled to be in town on July 29th.  They will call the businesses about buying tickets.  We will also be selling tickets.  This is a good Fundraiser for our Club, but we need to sell tickets - the more tickets we sell, the more money we will make.  There will be two shows – one at 5:30 pm and one at 7:30 pm.  

 

We held the Installation of the 2021-2022 Officers:

    President:  Shari Strecker

    1st Vice President:  Doc Moss

    2nd Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

    3rd Vice President:  Dawn Christianson

    Treasurer:  Marlene Moss / Melisa Maxwell

    Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

    Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer  and  Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

    Immediate Past President:  Doug Halvorson

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Two Year Directors:  Nancy Anderson and Alice Nickolay

    One Year Directors:  Shari Woelfle and Melisa Maxwell

    Lifetime Director:  Bubbles Haggberg

 

We also Installed four more new Members:  Sue Temte sponsored by Marlene Moss,

Craig & Jane Lemieux sponsored by Judy Halvorson and Tami Zortman sponsored by Shari Strecker.  Welcome to everyone.

 

Tentative Date for the Corn Feed is August 27th, all depends on the corn.

 

A Motion was made at 7:50 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

  ISLE LIONS GENERAL/BOARD MEETING

May 24, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

13 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Deb Walters, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Patti Packer and Pat Hicks.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Gambling Report as presented for April and May.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the lawful purpose and allowable expenses out of the Gambling Fund for April and May.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve a donation in District Governor Jeff Thompson’s name to LCIF in the amount of $100.00.  Carried.

 

Isle Days:  Sign-up sheets will be passed around at the June General Meeting

  • Little Miss Isle – Mitzie Reis

  • Miss Isle – Shari Strecker

  • Kiddie Parade – Mitzie Reis

  • Brat Stand – Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg and Carolyn Remer

  • Grand Parade – We need walkers to throw candy (You cannot sit on the float and throw)

  • Bingo – Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Mitzie Reis and Pat Hicks

  • Pull Tabs – Deb Walters

 

Pat Hicks gave us an update on the Red Cross Bloodmobile.  It will be held at Faith Lutheran Church on July 23rd from Noon to 6:00 pm.  No food will be served to the workers.  If you can help set up, work or clean-up – please let Pat Hicks know.  She will also have a sigh-up sheet at the June General Meeting.

 

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will be in town on  July 29th.  Hans Woelfle will have tickets for us to sell at the June General Meeting.






 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 each to:  Butch Vanvenberg, Marilyn Exsted and Jean Snyder for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

President Doug Halvorson had received a call from Zone Chairperson Bunny Tabbett asking if we would like to host the next Zone Meeting, which would need to be held by the end of June.  As a Board we decided against it, we have to much going on right now.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:

    Elementary -   Katie Cooper                    High School – Jen Ernest

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $300.00 to the Isle Fire Department for the Isle Days Fun Run to be held on July 10th.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Patti Packer to donate $2,000.00 to the Isle After Prom.  Carried.

White Pine Logging and Threshing Show will be held on September 4th, 5th, and 6th.  Our Club will once again run the Saloon.  Hans Woelfle has applied for the Beer License and is working on the Insurance.  He will have a sign-up sheet at the General Meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Patti Packer to donate $1,000.00 to the Nyquist Scholarship.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn the meeting at 7:31 pm.  Carried.

 
 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

April 26, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Shari Strecker.

12 Members Present:  Shari Strecker,  Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Patti Packer, Melisa Maxwell, Pat Hicks, Bubbles Haggberg, Carolyn Remer,  Alice Nickolay and Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Patti Packer and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the lawful purpose and allowable expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Melisa Maxwell gave us an update on the Isle Lions 50th Anniversary Celebration. Invitations are being sent out.  Be sure to mark Friday, May 14th on your calendar so you can attend.

 

The date for the Red Cross Blood Drive has changed – it will be held on July 23rd at the Faith Lutheran Church in Isle.  Pat Hicks will give us more information as the date gets closer.

 

The date for the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is July 29th – mark your calendars.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Bonnie Skogen for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate to the following:

    Camp Onomia - $1,000.00        Milaca Alumni Band - $200.00

    Isle Schools (Speed & Strength Training) - $250.00       Miss Isle Program - $250.00

All Carried.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Nick Schultz  & High School – Travis Turgeon

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to pay for the Seniors Class meal at the Scholarship Awards Program on May 19th.  Carried.

 

We are in need of someone to run the Kiddie Parade during Isle Days this year.  

A  Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to accept into the Isle Lions Club Membership – Craig and Jane Lemieux.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:00 pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

April 12, 2021

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented along with the Summary Report for 2020.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report

 

The 50th Anniversary Celebration is coming together.  Melissa Maxwell passed out copies of the Invitations that have been sent out.  The celebration will be held on May 14th at Wahkon Inn.  Social hour will begin at 6:00 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm.  The Program will start at approximately 7:15 pm.

 

Easter Bags were packed at the General/Board Meeting in March.  All students from Preschool through Grade 6 received a bag.

 

Shari Strecker is taking orders for Lions shirts, sweatshirts or jackets from TAZ.  If you are interested in anything, please let her know.

 

Ditch Clean-up is scheduled for Monday, May 3rd with Tuesday, May 4th as the rain date.  We will meet at the County Garage at 5:30 pm.

 

Pat Hicks gave us an update on the Red Cross Bloodmobile.  It is scheduled to be in Isle on July 14th.  We will once again set up Faith Lutheran Church.   The Blood Drive will run from Noon to 6:00 pm.  We are in need of volunteers, please let Pat know if you can help.

 

The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus is scheduled to be in town this summer.  Hans Woelfle will keep us updated.




 

Hans Woefle has also been in contact with the Langenbach’s about the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show for this year.  It looks like everything will be up and running this year.  Keep Labor Day weekend open so you can volunteer at the Isle Lions Saloon.

 

Jane Lemeiux won Split the Pot and one of the Raffle Drawings.  Pat Hicks won the other Raffle Drawing.

 

A Motion was made at 7:22 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

 

  ISLE LIONS GENERAL/BOARD MEETING

March 22, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

14 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Deb Walters, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Patti Packer, Melisa Maxwell, Pat Hicks and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

We had one Guest tonight – Lea Olson from the Minnesota High School Rodeo.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the lawful purpose and allowable expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $400.00 to the Minnesota High School Rodeo which will be held in Pine City on May 22nd and 23rd.  Carried.

 

We had an update on the 50th Anniversary Celebration from the Committee.  

 

Easter Bags were packed at the Meeting tonight, Melisa Maxwell will pass out to students.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Cameron Sweeny for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Strecker to fill Christmas Bags for the Elementary Students instead of holding the Santa Sale.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $1,402.00 to the Cub Scouts.  Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Marriah Tronnes and High School – Erin Borin

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried.

 

 

  ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

February 22 ,2021

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

16 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Deb Walters, Mitzie Reis, Patti Packer, Melisa Maxwell, Pat Hicks, Bubbles Haggberg, Jackie Gangl, Alice Nickolay and Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Patti Packer to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report

 

We received several Thank You’s from our donations to the Parade of Green.  President Doug Halvorson read a letter from Zone Chair Bunny Tabatt on how the District 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention went.

 

Our Isle Lions 50th Anniversary Celebration Committee has been busy planning for our special event.  Be sure to mark Friday, May 14th on your calendar so you can attend.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Robert Vliem for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

Nyquist Scholarship Committee will be having a meeting.  They will review what money they have and how much they can give away.

 

A Motion was  made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss that in place of the Easter Egg Hunt we pass out Easter Bags to the Preschool and the Elementary students.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $300.00 to the Isle Prom.  Carried.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:

    Elementary – Noah Johnson        High School – Donald Goenner

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 pm.  Carried.


 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

February 8, 2021

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented along with the Summary Report for 2020.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Klaus Rapp and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Gambling Summary for 2020 as presented by Gambling Manager Deb Walters.  Carried

 

Nancy Anderson and Shari Strecker have volunteered to run the Meat Raffle on February 18th.

 

The Isle Lions Club is now 50 Years old (as of January 11th).  We will hold our 50th Anniversary Party on Friday, May 14th at the Wahkon Inn starting at 6:00 pm.

 

Conrad Thomsen has been with the Isle Lions Club for 42 Years.  He spoke to us on his thoughts and memories as a Lion over the past 42 years.  Thank you for your service, Conrad.

 

 2021/2022 Slate of Officers:

 

    President:  Shari Strecker

    1st Vice President:  Doc Moss

    2nd Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

    3rd Vice President:  Dawn Christianson

    Treasurer:  Marlene Moss / Melisa Maxwell

    Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

    Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

    Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

    Immediate Past President:  Doug Halvorson

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Two Year Directors:  Nancy Anderson and Alice Nickolay

    One Year Directors:  Shari Woelfle and Melisa Maxwell

    Lifetime Director:  Bubbles Haggberg

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Patti Packer to approve these members as our 2021/2022 Slate of Officers.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to purchase an ad in the Isle  High School Yearbook.  Carried.

 

Alice Nickolay won the Door Prize and Carolyn Remer won Split the Pot ($10).

 

Mitzie Reis will bring the Raffle Prize for the April General Meeting.

 

A Motion was made at 7:43 pm by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.   Carried

 

 

 

 ISLE LIONS GENERAL/BOARD MEETING

January 25 ,2021

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

14 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Deb Walters, Mitzie Reis, Patti Packer, Melisa Maxwell, Pat Hicks and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the December Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report

 

We did go over the million-dollar mark so we will have to have another Gambling Audit done this year.  We will use the same accounting firm as last year – B. Johnson & Associates.

 

We have been approached by the Bayview Bar to see if we are interested in running the Gambling there.  This would include Pull Tabs, Bingo and Meat Raffle.  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker that if Gambling Manager Deb Walters can find someone who would like to run the Gambling there the Board makes a recommend that we proceed with it.  Carried.

 

50th Anniversary Update:  President Doug Halvorson has talked to Tracy at the Mille Lacs Messenger about running an article in the Progress Edition of the Messenger about our 50 years.  Conrad Thomsen has been a member for 42 years; he will speak to the club at our February General Meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve $150.00 each to Judy Cassady and Paul Pinz for Medical Expenses.   Carried.

 

No one will be attending the 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention.  Deb will mail the Parade of Green checks to the District Governor.

 

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Dominic Kruse and High School – Lori Walls

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $300.00/each to the following for the Parade of Green:     13 x $300 = $3,900.00

 

    1) LCIF 

    2) MN Lions Vision Foundation

          *Children’s Eye Clinic   *Lions Gift of Sight   *Macular Degneration Center   *Lions Eye Institute

    3) MN Lions Hearing Foundation

          *Hearing Foundation    *Children’s Hearing Clinic

   4)  MN Lions Diabetes Foundation

   5)  District 5M8 Foundation – Kidsight

   6)  Leader Dogs for the Blind

   7)  Can Do Canines

   8)  Project New Hope Lions Foundation of MN

   9)  Childhood Cancer

Carried

 

The start of the 2021/2022 Slate of Officers:

 

    President:  Shari Strecker

    1st Vice President:  Doc Moss

    2nd Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

    3rd Vice President:  Dawn Christensen

    Treasurer:  Marlene Moss / Melisa Maxwell

    Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

    Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

    Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

    Immediate Past President:  Doug Halvorson

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Two Year Directors:  

    One Year Directors:  Shari Woelfle and Melisa Maxwell

    Lifetime Director:  Bubbles Haggberg

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn at 7:19 pm.  Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL

No Gereral Meeting on the second Monday. The General meeting was held with the Board meeting in Jan.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL/BOARD MEETING

December 28, 2020

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson by Email.

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans and Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Deb Walters, Patti Packer and Carolyn Remer.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Susan Haggberg to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the draft  Gambling Report as presented.  Carried

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to retroactively approve an additional $150.00 for the Christmas Tree of Giving.  (Blankets for the Senior Residents) Carried.  Thank you to Patti Packer and Hans and Shari Woelfe for completing this project and having it publicized in the Mille Lacs Messenger.

We also want to Thank Melisa Maxwell for getting everything together for the Christmas Bags and getting them passed out to all the students and to Deb Walters for doing all the shopping for Toys for Tots.

The Parade of Green donations and the Calling List will be discussed at the January General/Board Meeting on January 25th.

A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Deb Walters to approve $150.00 each to Keith Severson and Bev Thomsen-Severson for Medical Expenses and a Memorial for $150.00 to the Mark Haggberg family for Macen.  Carried.

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Kalie Turgeon  and High School – Jen Ernest

 

Hans Woelfle and Dawn Christensen have volunteered to help Gambling Manager Deb Walters with the Inventory at Wahkon Inn on January 1, 2021.

Meeting was adjourned with all Motions passing.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

December 14, 2020

No meeting held because of the Covid 19  shut down 

Instead here is the December e-news

Greetings Isle Lions. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone!

December General Meeting Cancelled.
Our Isle Lions Club will not be able to hold our December General meeting and Christmas party due to the Covid restrictions.
Our December Board meeting will be an email meeting. 
Christmas Projects.
Toys for Tots 
While our club cannot celebrate our Christmas party, we have been in the Christmas spirit in several ways. Our club purchased over $1000 in toys which were donated to Toys for Tots.
A BIG Thank You to Lion Deb Walters 
who took time to purchase all the toys. Lions who pitched in to help deliver the toys were Doc and Marlene Moss, Pat Hicks, Bubbles Haggberg, Judy and Doug Halvorson along with Deb.
 
Christmas gift bags for the elementary students
Another Christmas project of our club was to provide Christmas gift bags to all the elementary students (pre-K-grade 6) at the Isle school. The bags contained age appropriate books, pencils, a stuffed animal, squeeze toys, and candy. The gift bags were distributed by grades on Tuesday, December 1st. A BIG Thank You to Lion Melisa Maxwell who organized the project. Thanks to Lions club board members along with Nancy Anderson and Judy Halvorson who filled the gift bags.
 
Christmas Tree of Giving 
The Christmas Tree of Giving project is being modified this year due to the Covid restrictions. Instead of providing food and small gifts, our club will be providing warm blankets to residents at the Isle hi-rise. A BIG Thank You to Lions Hans Woelfle and Shari Woelfle for planning and implementing this Christmas project.
You can view some photos of our projects on the Isle Lions Website under the photo gallery. Also watch future issues of the Mille Lacs Messenger for photos.
 
Sympathy to Tami Zortman.
We extend our sympathy and prayers to Lion Tami Zortman who's father passed away on November 28,2020. Tami's address is 1447 Highway 27, Isle MN 56342, if you wish to send condolences.

Sympathy to Judy Crace
Sympathy and prayers to the Bob Crace family upon his passing on Nov 29th 2020. 
 
Upcoming Schedule.
Our December General meeting is cancelled. The December board meeting will be an email meeting. Board members should watch for emails later this month.
We will not hold a January general meeting. This has been our practise for several years. The monthly board meeting will cover any issues which require action. Any member who is interested is invited to attend the board meeting. 
Judy and I hope everyone stays healthy and stays safe. Best wishes for a blessed holiday season.
Doug Halvorson, President, Isle Lions
Isle Lions "We Serve"

 

      

   ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 30, 2020

 

Our Lions Board Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

12 Members Present:  Doug & Judy Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Melisa Maxwell, Pat Hicks, Bubbles Haggberg, and Nancy Anderson.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report 

 

 A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Funds as presented.  Carried.

 

President Doug Halvorson has reached out to the Mille Lacs Messenger to ask if they would like to do a story on our 50th Anniversary in the Progress Edition.  He has not heard back from them.

 

The Board Members filled the Christmas Bags for the ECFE, Preschool and Elementary Students.  Melisa Maxwell will pass the out on December 1st

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Doc Moss to spend up to $800.00 on gifts for the Residents at the High Rise for the Christmas Tree of Giving.  Hans Woelfle is looking at purchasing blankets for each resident instead of a meal.  Carried

 

Deb Walters has talked to Toys for Tots.  All gifts purchased will stay in Isle.  Deb Walters purchased gifts for the older kids in the amount of $1,050.00.  Deb will deliver the gifts to First National Bank on Tuesday, December 2nd, any Lions available can meet at the Bank at 10:00 am.

 

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Lori Hawkins, Don Haggberg and Marlene Peterson for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  High School –  Julie Ulmen             Elementary School – Stacy Borchert

 

Next Board Meeting will be held online, hopefully  we can meet in person in January for the General/Board Meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to adjourn the meeting at 5:31 pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

November 9, 2020

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by President Doug Halvorson.

We had two Guest with us:  Jason and Jodi Amundson

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented by President Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Our Isle Lions Club will be 50 Years Old in January of 2021.  Our Celebration will take place at the Wahkon Inn on May 14, 2021.  The Committee will keep everyone updated on plans.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to accept the following new members into the Isle Lions Club:  Lee & Kay Hohlen, Brad & LuAnn Payne, Sue Tempe, Nancy Anderson and Tami Zortman.  Carried.

 

Lions International has five Lion Causes:  Hunger, Diabetes, Vision, Environment and Childhood Cancer.  Tonight, our guests Jason and Jodi Amundson are going to speak to us about their personal experience with Diabetes.  Not only does Jason have Diabetes, but their two sons also do.

 

With COVID spreading in Isle.  Hans Woelfle is going to look into having a Christmas meal delivered to each Senior along with a Gift Card to Teals.

 

Melisa Maxwell has received everything we need to fill the Christmas Bags for the Elementary Students.  Each student will receive a Bear, Book, Bookmark, Pencil, Spinner and a Squishy Toy.  She will get the candy ordered this week.  Mitzie Reis has already gotten the Candy Canes.  Doug will send out an E-news as to when and where we will put the bags together.  Thank you, Melisa.

 

Our Christmas Party will be held at our next General Meeting on December 14th.  Each member may bring a Guest and a $10.00 gift to exchange.

 

Thank you to Doug Halvorson for putting the Lion in its Cage.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:41 pm.   Carried

 

   ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

October 26, 2020

 

Our Lions Board Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

13 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Marlene & Doc Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Melisa Maxwell, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Pat Hicks, Bubbles Haggberg, and Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report 

 

 No Gambling Report – Do need to make some donations

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to pay off our commitment to the Mille Lacs Hospital in the amount of $10,000.00.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to spend up to $3,000.00 for the Santa Bags being given to the Elementary and Preschool students for Christmas this year.  Melisa Maxwell will order books and miscellaneous items, Mitize Reis will pick up the Candy Canes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to donate $5,000.00 to the Isle Ice Skating Rink at the school.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to donate $1,000.00 to the following:  VOA Women’s Shelter ~ Isle Area Food Shelf ~ High School Food Shelf ~ Friends of the Library.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Susan Haggberg to donate $2,000.00 to the IREC Fitness Center.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Susan Haggberg to donate $2,000.00 the After-Prom Party Committee for their work with the Meat Raffle.  Carried.

 

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT HELPED WITH DITCH-CLEANUP!!  Bubbles Haggberg, Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Bob Crace, Doc Moss, Pat Hicks, Alice Nickolay, Ole Walters and Brad Payne.  They picked 4 bags of garbage.

 

Our Zone Meeting that was to be held in Pierz on October 27th has been cancelled due to COVID.  They will have the next one on Zoom.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Carolyn Remer to make a retro-active payment for a full-page ad in the “Cabin Fever” in the amount of $200.00.  Carried.

 

Plans have started for our “50th Anniversary” Celebration.  It will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Wahkon Inn, Social starting at 6:00 pm, Menu will be Chicken and Ribs.  This will also be our Dinner with the District Governor.  We will have a 50”s theme, Trivia, Door Prizes and a Wall of Honor.  The Committee will meet again after our General Meeting in November.  

 

Doug Halvorson will talk to the Mille Lacs Messenger about an article in the Progress Edition.  Everyone needs to think of ideas we can do to celebrate all year long.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Chris Weinreich, Bob Crace, Conrad Thomsen and Jake Shetka for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  High School –  Levi Tronnes             Elementary School – Katie Cooper

 

We have received several new member applications from our Membership Drive in October.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss that the Board accepts all new member applications:  

Lee & Kay Hohlen – sponsored by Ole Walters,

 LuAnn & Brad Payne – sponsored by Deb Walters, 

Sue Temte – sponsored by Marlene Moss, 

Nancy Anderson and Tami Zortman – sponsored by Shari Strecker.  

Carried.

 

Marlene Moss will call all the new members to remind them about the Meeting in November.

 

Mitzie Reis and Marlene Moss have volunteered to work on our Christmas Party in December.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:46 pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

October 12, 2020

 

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Shari Strecker.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

Because of our Membership Drive we had several Guests:  Nancy Anderson, Tami Zortman came with Shari Strecker,  Lee  Hohlen, Brad & Lou Payne came with Deb & Ole Walters,  Sue Tempe came with Marlene Moss, Ron & Lisa Iverson and Rick &  Lisa Bodem came with Bob & Judy Crace.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Klaus Rapp and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Judy Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Judy Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Our Isle Lions Club will be 50 Years Old in January of 2021.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop has been cancelled.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on Tuesday, October 15th.  Meet at the Highway garage at 5:00 pm.

 

Our first  Zone Meeting will be hosted by the Pierz Lions Club on October 28th.  Please sign up by  October 21st

 

A little bit was explained to our Guests on everything our Lions Club does.  We heard from Deb Walters on Gambling, Bubbles Haggberg on the Nyquist Scholarship, Hans Woelfle on the White Pine Saloon and the Christmas Tree of Giving, Marlene Moss on Isle Days Brat Stand and Membership, Shari Strecker on the Corn Feed and Melisa Maxwell on donations to the school.  Thank you everyone.

 

We received many Happy Dollars.   Deb Walters will bring Raffle Gift in November.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Klaus Rapp to Adjourn.   Carried

 

      

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

September 28, 2020

 

Our Lions Board Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

13 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Melisa Maxwell, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Pat Hicks, Bubbles Haggberg, Shari Woelfle and Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report and No Gambling Report

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve a Retro-Active payment for Gambling Manager Deb Walters to pay her wages for the months of May and June.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve a $1.00 raise for Pull tab Sellers Lynda Long and Pam Lene, and also a change of pay to $2,000/month and any actual mileage for Gambling Manager Deb Walters.  These changes will begin on October 1, 2020.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Melisa Maxwell for approval to have our 2017 and 2018 taxed Amended.  Carried.

 

The District 5M8 Mini Forum has been cancelled due to low reservations.

 

A Membership Drive will be held at our October General Meeting.

 

Isle Lions 50th Anniversary Celebration – Looking at May 14th or 15th.  The Committee will meet after the October General Meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Kerri Casper and Pam Lene for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Mitzie Reis to make a donation to the Minnesota Epilepsy Foundation for $200.00.  Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  High School – Bri Novak             Elementary School – Kendall Hursery

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on October 13th with a rain date of October 14th.  5:00 pm @ Hwy. Garage

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Woelfle to not hold Santa’s Secret Shop this year.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Pat Hicks to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

September 14, 2020

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

B. Johnson and Associates came and spoke to us on the 2019 Audit they just completed.  Everything passed and it was an excellent audit for a first-year audit.  Thank you, Deb!

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Strecker to go ahead and sign up for Electronic Payment Transfers for Three Diamond and Brainerd Games.  Carried.

 

Assistant Principal Melisa Maxwell updated us on how the Isle Schools did on opening week.  They have re-grouped and doing better this week.  They have 150 Elementary kids in school and 30 doing Long Distance Learning.

 

The 5M-8 Mini Forum will be held on October 6th at Henry’s in Foley.  This year they will have a max of 175 people.  Reservations must be in by October 21st.  Shari Strecker and Doug Halvorson will attend.

We will hold a Membership Drive for our October General Meeting.  Each Lions Member is asked to bring a Guest.  Lions will pay for the Guest’s dinner.

We received many Happy Dollars.

Shari Strecker will bring Raffle Gift in October.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Bob Crace to Adjourn at 7:43 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

August 24, 2020

Our Lions Board Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Doc & Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Melisa Maxwell, Patti Packer and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Stecker and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

Gambling:

 

Isle Muni will be reopening on September 3rd.  After Prom Committee will do the Meat Raffle there so we need Lion Volunteers to help with the one at Wahkon Inn.  Pam Lene will run the Meat Raffle each week, but she would like one other person to help her.  The Lions Club has agreed to pay her $3.00/board.  The Meat Raffle at Wahkon starts at 6:00 pm each Thursday.  If you can help, please let Deb Walters know.

 

Gambling Manager Deb Walters has also been training Pam in to help with Pull Tabs, so we will have an extra person available.

 

Pull Tabs have started at both Appeldorn’s and Fiddlestix.

Teachers of the Month will start in September.

Auditor Tad Johnson will come to our September General Meeting to explain the Audit.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Bob Lapinski, Mark Bruske, Butch Karg, Gary Anderson and Brian Lemm for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

We discussed having a Membership Drive during our October Meeting.  If you have any idea’s, please let President Doug Halvorson know.

 

We would like to coordinate the Governor’s Dinner with our 50th Anniversary in 2021.  Our Club began January 11, 1971 and was Chartered March 13, 1971.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to adjourn the meeting at 7:10 pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

August 10, 2020

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Judy Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Pull Tabs, Bingo and Meat Raffle have all started at Wahkon Inn.  Appeldorn’s and Fiddlestix are set up for Pull Tabs.

Assistant Principal Melisa Maxwell updated us on how the Isle Schools will open.  The kids have a choice of In School Learning, Long Distance Learning or Home Schooling.  School will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with Long Distance Learning on Wednesday.  It will be a wait and see how everything works, things may change.

Judy Crace was presented with a Membership Key for Sponsoring two new members.

We received many Happy and Sad Dollars.

We need more members – we are down to 36 members.  Will put on the next Board Agenda to discuss.

Judy Halvorson and Alice Nickolay won the raffle baskets.   

Shari Strecker won Split the Pot.

  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:47 pm.  Carried
 

       

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

July 27, 2020

Our Lions Board Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

12 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Doc & Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Shari Woelfle, Carolyn Remer, Melisa Maxwell, Patti Packer and Pat Hicks.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

We have the approval from the State to start Pull Tabs at Appeldorn’s Resort.  We should have approval for Fiddlestix and Wahkon Inn in August.

We were looking at changing the amount for Medical Donations and Teachers of the Month.  Both were tabled until our September Meeting.

The City of Wahkon charges 10% on the Net Profit for Gambling. We owe them $963.88 from July 2019 to June 2020.  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to pay them this amount.  Carried.

Bingo at Wahkon Inn – Volunteers will be Shari Strecker and Mitzie for Callers.  Doug Halvorson, Patti Packer, Carolyn Remer and Susan Haggberg have signed up to do paperwork.  If you would like to volunteer let Deb Walters know.

 

The Meat Raffle will start in Wahkon Inn on August 6th.  Deb will check with the After Prom Committee to see if they will work.

Auditor will come to our September General Meeting to explain the Audit.

 

The Red Cross Blood Drive was a success.  We had 52 people donate.  

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to donate $150.00 to Kari Conner to help  with Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

We will wait and see what October is like before we schedule the Annual Eye Screening at School.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

July 13, 2020

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented by President Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  Isle After Prom Committee (Isle Muni has closed again)

 

June 30, 2020 is the Year-end for the Lions.  We made the 5 Star Rating for our Donations from the Gambling, we ended with 64.85%.

 

The Blood Drive is on Wednesday, July 15th.  It is going very well; they only have six openings left.  We have 57 donors signed up to give blood.  We will also give away 2) $25.00 Gas Cards and 2) Car Washes.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Strecker to Donate $150.00 each to:  Phyllis Skogen for Medical Expenses and $150.00 to Lynda Long as a Memorial to her mother and a Memorial to Lowell Hillbrand.  Carried.

 

President Doug gave out several Awards:

 

    10 Year Chevron:  Hans & Shari Woelfle and Mitzie Reis

    35 Year Chevron:  Bob Peterson

    40 Year Chevron:  Conrad Thomsen

    Sponsorships:  Melisa Maxwell and Bob & Judy Crace

 

Installation of 2020-2021 Officers:

 

    President:  Doug Halvorson

    1st Vice President:  Shari Strecker

    2nd Vice President:  Doc Moss

    3rd Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

    Treasurer:  Marlene Moss & Melisa Maxwell

    Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

    Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

    Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

    Immediate Past President:  Dawn Christensen

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Two Year Directors:  Shari Woelfle, Melisa Maxwell, Bubbles Haggberg

    One Year Directors:  Patty Packer and Pat Hicks

 

Our Club will be 50 years old next year.  The Isle Lions Club was first started on January

11, 1971 and was chartered on March 13, 1971.  A Committee has been formed to help make this a great event.  Committee members are:  Melisa Maxwell, Jackie Gangl, Dawn Christensen, Conrad Thomsen, Mitzie Reis and Shari Strecker.

 

We received $86.00 in Happy Money – THANK YOU to:  Mitzie Reis, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Klaus Rapp, Shari Strecker and Pat Hicks.

Split the Pot was $9.00

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Klaus Rapp to Adjourn at 7:50 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL / BOARD MEETING

June 22, 2020

Our Lions General/Board Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

12 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Melisa Maxwell, Patti Packer, Pat Hicks and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report – Marlene Moss was out of town.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as presented.  Carried.

 

The Isle Municipal Liquor Store will open on July 2nd.  They will be open Thursday through Sunday.  There will be no Bingo.  The Meat Raffle will continue on Thursdays, but the Muni will not hold their drawing.  We can do a Sunday Meat Raffle if we get enough volunteers.  

 

Bingo at the Wahkon Inn has resumed.  Shari Strecker and Mitie Reis have volunteered to be callers and Doug Halvorson, Patti Packer, Paulette Osterdyk and Susan Haggberg have volunteered to do the paperwork.  If you would like to volunteer, please let Deb Walters know.

 

Gambling Manager Deb Walters has filed the paperwork to sell Pull Tabs at Appeldoorn’s Resort.  Hope to get it started late July or August.

 

The Isle Lions Club will host the Red Cross Blood Drive on July 15th at the Faith Lutheran Church in Isle.  It will run from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  You must call to register or register online.  No walk-ins will be allowed.  Must wear a mask.  Mitzie Reis has donated two certificates for a car wash to be given away.  Thank you, Mitzie.  We are still in need of volunteers.  Let Pat Hicks or Judy Halvorson know if you can help.

 

A Motion was made by Melissa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Woelfle to cancel the 2020 Corn Feed.  Bubble Haggberg will let Dan Roeschlein know.  Carried.

 

The Isle Lions 50th Anniversary is in 2021.  A committee has been formed to plan the events.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:17 pm.  Carried.


 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL/ BOARD MEETING

May 28, 2020

Our Lions General/Board Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Doc & Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Mitzie Reis and Pat Hicks.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as presented.  Carried.

 

The Isle Fire Department has declined our donation of $2,000.00.  They have returned the check to us.

 

Our ad that we were going to place in the Mille Lacs Messenger as our way of saying “Thank You” to the Community for supporting our club will be put in the Fun Guide instead, as the Fun Guide has a larger circulation.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $1,000.00 to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.  Carried.

 

The Audit done by the Accountant will be done next week, he will then start on the Tax Returns.

 

We had a good turnout for Ditch Clean-up.  It was held on May 14th, we had nine people help pick ditches, they picked ten bags of garbage.

 

For our District Backpack Project  - Doug and Judy Halvorson went shopping for the Isle High School Food shelf.  They picked up five boxes of food and personal items.  Total spent was $240.00

 

The Isle Lions will host the Red Cross Blood Drive on July 15th.  Once again, we will hold the Blood Drive at Faith Lutheran Church.  We need volunteer, please let Pat Hicks or Judy Halvorson know if you can help.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to purchase 2) $25.00 Gas Cards to give away.  Carried.

 

We will keep the Corn Feed on the Agenda for next month and see how things are going.  The date we are looking at is August 28th.

 

White Pine Logging and Threshing Show has been cancelled.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to adjourn the meeting at 7:36 pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

April 27, 2020

An Electronic Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

13 Members Participated:  Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Doc & Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Melisa Maxwell, Patti Packer, Carolyn Remer, Mitzie Reis and Pat Hicks.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as presented.  Carried.

 

We will not have the “Isle Lions Teachers of the Month” for May.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve payment to B. Johnson & Associates in the amount of $6,000.00.  This is for the Annual Audit and Tax Return.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve $250.00 to put towards the Backpack Project.   We will purchase nonperishable food at Costco and then it will be donated to the Student Food Shelf at the Isle High School.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve $150.00 each to Dolores Haggberg and Tom Phillips for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve a donation to the Isle Fire Department in the amount of $2,000.00.  This will be used for Safety Equipment.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to purchase an Ad in the Mille Lacs Messenger in the amount of $500.00.  This is used as our way of telling the Community “Thank You” for supporting us.  Carried.

 

Ditch Clean-Up has been set for May 13th with a rain day of May 14th.  We will once again meet at the Highway Department at 5:00 pm.

 

Ole Walters has volunteered to take Dolores Haggberg’s spot on the Nyquist Scholarship Committee.  

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

March 24, 2020

An Electronic Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

10 Members Participated:  Doug Halvorson, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Doc & Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Melisa Maxwell, Patti Packer and Carolyn Remer.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report 

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Hans Woelfe to approve the purchase of a new Driver’s License Scanner in the amount of $650.00 for the Gambling Booth.  Carried.

 

Items Cancelled due to CoVid-19 “Stay at Home” Order:

 

    Bingo at both the Isle Muni and Wahkon Inn

    Meat Raffle at the Isle Muni

    Officers Training on March 31st 

    Easter Egg Hunt

    Isle Lions General Meeting on April 13th   

    Zone Meeting that was to be held in Pierz on April 21st 

 

We will not have the “Isle Lions Teachers of the Month” for March and April due to No School.

 

A Motion was made by Patti Packer and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the 2020/2021 Slate of Officers with one addition.  We will add Bubbles Haggberg as a Director at Large.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

February 24, 2020

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

9 Members Participated:  Doug Halvorson, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Doc & Marlene Moss, Dawn Christensen, Melisa Maxwell, Patti Packer and Carolyn Remer.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried. 

 

No Gambling Report

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Helen Eklund Family and Bryan Karels for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

2020/2021 Slate of Officers:

    President:  Doug Halvorson

    1st Vice President:  Shari Strecker

    2nd Vice President:  Doc Moss

    3rd Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

    Treasurer:  Marlene Moss/Melisa Maxwell 

    Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

    Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

    Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

    Immediate Past President:  Dawn Christensen

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Two Year Director:  Shari Woelfle and Melisa Maxwell

    One Year Director:  Patty Packer and Pat Hicks

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Patti Pack to approve these members as our 2020/2021 Slate of Officers.  Carried.

 

The Easter Egg Hunt is set for April 4th.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to spend up to $750.00 on Candy for the Eggs and the four Bicycles for the Grand Prize.  Bikes will once again be purchased from Isle Hardware Hank.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $500.00 to the Mille Lacs Raiders Golf Team for Rain Suits.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Marlene Moss to adjourn the meeting at 7:09pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

February 10, 2020

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had two Guest:  Nick and Jenny Skogen with the Isle Area Food Shelf.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s minutes as presented.  Carried.

A  Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Gambling Report as presented by President Doug Halvrosn.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented by President Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

Results of the Audit are back, just a couple of small things to take care of:

    1)  Include location of drawing for our Gun Raffle on Ticket

    2)  Keep winning stub from drawing (they found this later and corrected)

    3)  Raffle Ticket Invoice did not include selling price of tickets

    4)  On one Price Receipt – the Driver’s License info was not attached

    5)  Schedule B2 was incorrect for Paddlewheel Game

    6)  We need two Members to sign Bank Statement for Electronic Transfers

Meat Raffle Workers:  Isle After Prom Committee

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Pat Hicks to allow the Isle Lions Club to sell Pull Tabs and have Bingo during Isle Days this year (July 10-12).  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $3,000.00 to the Isle After Prom Committee.  (This is from doing the Meat Raffle.)  Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Jon Thompson     High School – Julie Ulmen

 

We can now purchase Lions Jackets from TAZ:

    Prices:  $58.00 for Jacket

          $6.00 for Front Logo

          $12.00 for Back Logo

Let Conrad Thomsen know if you are interested in one.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to donate $150.00 each to:  Sandy Reichel, Ione Bryant and Shanna Purdy for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

We are asking for Volunteers for the new Slate of Officers for the 2020-2021 year.  Please let a Board Member know if you would like to serve on the Board.

 

Nick and Jenny Skogen spoke to us on behalf of the Isle Area Food Shelf.  Last year they had 830 households participate – which averages out to about 68 households a month. They gave away 30,496 pounds of food.  They get their food from 2nd Harvest in Grand Rapids, MN.  They have started buying eggs, bread and milk from Teal’s Market, as they are never guaranteed to get these items from 2nd Harvest.  With our donation they have the money to do this.

 

Doug Halvorson, Doc and Marlene Moss attended the 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention.  They attended a couple of very interesting classes – one on Can Do Canines and one on Leadership.

 

President Doug Halvorson gave out several Membership Awards:

    Melisa Maxwell, Bubbles Haggberg, Doc and Marlene Moss

Thank you for bringing new members into our Club!

 

Since Leta Christensen has resigned from the Isle Lions Club, we need to replace her on the Nyquist Scholarship Committee.  Shari Strecker as volunteered to take her place on the Scholarship Committee.  Their next meeting will be Tuesday, February 25th.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to Adjourn at 7:58 pm.  Carried.


 

      

General Meeting and Board meeting

01-13-2020

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.


9 Members Participated: Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Melisa Maxwell, Carolyn Remer and Doc Moss.


We had one Guest – Tucker Haggberg for the 6 th Grade Wolf Ridge Trip


A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the
Secretary’s minutes as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the
Treasurer’s Report as read. Carried.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as read out of the Gambling Fund. Carried.
Meat Raffle Workers: After Prom Committee


Deb Walters checked with Mille Lacs Health Foundation on available rooms with naming
rights. We have chosen the Occupational Therapy Room.


A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to place an Ad in “The
Guide” for $399.00 (half page ad). Carried.
Deb Walters is in the process of a Gambling Audit. She hopes to have it completed by time
she leaves for the winter.
District 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held in St. Cloud at the Kelly Inn on February
7 th , 8 th and 9 th . Doug Halvorson, Marlene and Doc Moss will attend.
A Motion as made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to donate $500.00 to the
6 th Grade class to put towards their Wolf Ridge Trip on March 30 th to April 1 st . Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to donate $300.00/each
to the following for the Parde of Green: 13 x $300.00 = $3,900.00
1) LCIF
2) MN Lions Vision Foundation
*Children’s Eye Clinic *Lions Gift of Sight *Macular Degneration Center *Fund to Prevent Blindness
3) MN Lions Hearing Foundation
*Hearing Foundation *Children’s Hearing Clinic
4) MN Lions Diabetes Foundation
5) District 5M* Foundation – Kidsight
6) Leader Dogs for the Blind
7) Can Do Canines
8) Project New Hope Lions Foundation of MN
9) Childhood Cancer
Carried.
Treasurer Marlene Moss gave us a report on the Senior Residents Christmas Party and
Christmas Dinner:
$ 519.73 – Expenses
$ 600.00 – Baskets from Costco
$ 798.00 – Gift Cards from Teal’s Market
$1,917.73
$ 575.00 – Donations from Christmas Tree of Giving and Teal’s Market
$1,342.73 – Our Cost
Teachers of the Month: Elementary – Jennifer Honek and High School – Levi Tronnes
We have agreed to once again hold Santa’s Secret Shop in December.
We have received two resignation letters: Virgil Lindholm and Leta Christensen. We want
to thank both of them for their services over the years.
We have updated our Calling List. If you do not receive a call each month please let
President Doug know.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR MORE VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH BINGO!
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to adjourn the meeting
at 7:34 pm. Carried.

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

December 9, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had several Guest:  Ken Gangl, Phyllis Haggberg, Jim Lease, Roger Strecker, Linda Long and Pam

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

 

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Katie Cooper     High School – Dwight Przybilla

 

President Doug Halvorson explained the donation to the Mille Lacs Health Foundation 

New Chapter.  We have committed to donating $25,000 over the next five years.  Because we have done so well with the Gambling Account we have decided to donate $10,000 this year.  We now also qualify to name a room. We are looking at either a Patient room or Same Day Surgery Room.  Doug will check and see what is available.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop was held on Saturday, December 7th.  We had 42 kids and 6 adults shop.  We had approximately 80 kids visit with Santa Claus.




 

Christmas Tree of Giving – Hans and Shari Woelfle have purchased Gifts Baskets from Costco and each resident will receive a $20 Gift Card from Teals.  Christmas Dinner and Christmas Party will be on December 16th at 6:00 pm at the High Rise.  Buzzies will carter the Dinner.

 

We can now purchase Lions Jackets from TAZ:

    Prices:  $58.00 for Jacket

                          $  6.00 for Front Logo

                          $12.00 for Back Logo

Let Conrad Thomsen know if you are interested in one.

 

Mitzie Reis was presented with the Helen Keller Award.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to accept into Membership in the Isle Lions Club:  Jody and Jason Amundson. Carried.

 

Our General/Board Meeting in January has been changed to January 13, 2020.

 

The Spaghetti Dinner that was scheduled for January 17, 2020 has been cancelled.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to Adjourn at 7:42pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 25, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

13 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Shari Strecker, Doc & Marlene Moss, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woelfle, Mitzie Reis, Melisa Maxwell, and Patti Packer. 

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report.

 

No Gambling Report.  

 

The Isle Police Department stopped into our meeting and THANKED the Lions Club for our $2,000.00 donation to them.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve Christmas Bonuses (total $1,000.00) to the Pull Tab Employees.  Carried

 

A Donation in the amount of $160.00 was made to Derek Elling from the Meat Raffle held at Derek’s Benefit.

 

The Sunday Meat Raffle held at the Isle Muni has been cancelled until next Spring.  The Pull Tab Booth will also have reduced hours. They will only be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Hans Woelfle to purchase a full-page ad in the Cabin Fever for $300.00.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Doc Moss to purchase a new Scale to weigh the Pull Tab Boxes in the amount of $426.00 plus tax.  Carried.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Tim Honek High School – Katie Clarkson

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Patti Packer to commit to donating $25,000.00 to the Mille Lacs Health Foundation – Next Chapter.  This will take place over the 

next ten years or as we have the money.  Carried.



 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and approved by Carolyn Remer to make the following Donations:

 

    Mille Lacs Health Foundation (New Chapter) - $10,000.00

    Camp Confidence - $1,000.00

    Community Toy Chest - $1,000.00

    Elementary Girls Basketball - $500.00

    Isle Boys Basketball - $500.00

    Students Trip to Europe - $1,000.00

    Mille Lacs Sheriff Department - $3,000.00

    VOA Women’s Shelter - $1,000.00

    Mille Lacs Historical Society - $1,000.00

    Isle Gun Safety Program - $1,000.00

    Mille Lacs Health System Activities Program - $1,000.00

    Nyquist Scholarship Fund -    

Carried.

 

The Mid-Winter Convention will be held in St. Cloud on February 7,8, 9, 2020.

 

Hans Woelfle is going to put up a Christmas Tree of Giving with ornament’s on it with $5.00, $10.00 and $20.00 amounts.  People can then donate that amount to the Isle Lions Club to help with the cost to purchase the gifts for the Senior Residents.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 each to help with Medical Expenses to:  Larry & Kaye Schweich, Cleo Neff and Jade Tramm and also a Memorial of $150.00 for Jack Hasser. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Deb Walters that the Board makes a recommendation to approve the Membership of Jason and Jodi Amundson.  Carried.

 

The Spaghetti Supper will be held on January 17th.  This is a double header basketball game with Rush City.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the purchase of a $100.00 Gift Card from Amazon to be given to Tom Remer to show our appreciation of the great meals we have received.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:45pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

November 11, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had two Guests:  Bill Nelson & Dawn Osterman from Mille Lacs Health Foundation

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

 

Bill Nelson and Dawn Osterman from the Mille Lacs Health Foundation spoke to our Club about the new expansion and renovations at the Mille Lacs Hospital in Onamia.  There are going to be many new and exciting things happening.

 

Santa Sale will be held on Saturday, December 7th starting at 8:30 am.   Workers should be at the school around 8:00 am.  A sign-up sheet was passed around.

 

Our next Zone Meeting will be held at the Little Falls Country Club with the Little Falls Lions hosting it.  Hans and Shari Woelfe, Shari Strecker and Susan Haggberg will attend.

 

The Christmas Tree of Giving will be a little different this year.  Last year we had several tags that were either not picked up or not turned in.  So to make it easier on Hans and Shari Woelfle this year we are going to purchase a $20.00 Gift Card from Teal’s Market plus a small Gift Basket from Costco for each participate.  The Christmas Dinner will still be Catered. The Christmas Party will be held on Monday, December 16th.

 

Our Lions Christmas Party will be held on Monday, December 9th at the Wahkon Inn after our General Meeting.  Mitzie Reis will set up the Party. Each Member or Guest is asked to bring a $10.00 wrapped Gift.

 

Conrad Thomsen will be taking orders for Lions Jackets from TAZ if anyone is interested in purchasing one.  The cost will be $60.00 plus lettering. We figured this is a good way to bring more exposure to our Lions Club.

 

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will be in Isle on July 22, 2020.

 

Many Happy and Sad Dollors were collected.

 

Paulette Osterdyk was the winner for the Raffle Drawing.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to Adjourn at 7:58 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

October 28, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle.

12 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Shari Strecker, Marlene Moss, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woelfle, Melisa Maxwell, Shari Woelfle, Pat Hicks and Patti Packer. 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report.

No Gambling Report.  

Since our Gross Profits will be over $750,000.00, we will need to have an Audit done by a CPA.  Gambling Manager Deb Walters is looking a firm in Brainerd – B Johnson and Associates. Approximate cost would be $5,000 - $6,000.  She will also ask them about doing our Income Taxes.

 

We were just short of receiving a “4 Star Rating” from the Gambling Control Board.  We were at the 39% donating level, which is a “3 Star Rating and 4 Star is at 40%.  

 

There is a Benefit for Derek Elling coming up on November 23, 2019 at the Wahkon Inn.  A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Strecker that we hold a Meat Raffle (25 Rounds) during the Benefit and proceeds would be donated to Derek.  Carried.

 

Deb Walters is waiting to hear back from the City of Isle.  She has asked them about “Naming Rights” to the City Park. What would it cost to name it “Lions Lakeside Park”?  They would still do all the maintenance. 

 

KidSight Screening was  held at the Elementary and High School on October 15th  and October 16th .  Deb Walters, Shari Strecker and Patti Packer did the screening.  They screened 211 kids in the Elementary School and a Local Daycare.  They gave out 18 Referrals, which the school will call and notify.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 each to:  Katie Habeck and Derek Elling. Carried.




 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Hans Woelfle to make the following Donations out of the Gambling Fund totaling $21,000:

  1. Isle Husky Pac - $500

  2. Isle Husky High Five - $1,000

  3. Isle School Food Shelf - $1,000

  4. Isle Community Food Shelf - $2,000

  5. Nyquist Scholarship - $5,000

  6. Isle After Prom - $2,000

  7. Isle School Counselor Kate Turner - $500 (College Tours)

  8. Isle Fitness Center (IREC) - $1,000

  9. Isle Police Department - $2,000

  10. Isle Area Honor Guard - $2,000

  11. Mille Lacs Library - $1,500

  12. Lion Causes - $2,500

Lions Club International Foundation - $200

Children’s Eye Clinic - $200, Lions Gift of Sight - $500, Macular Degeneration $200

Hearing Foundation - $200, Children’s Hearing Clinic - $200

MN Lions Diabetes Foundation - $200

KidSight - $200

Leader Dog for the Blind - $200

Can Do Canines - $200

MD5M Project New Hope - $200

Carried.

 

The next Zone Meeting will be held on November 19th at the Little Falls Country Club.  Hans Woelfle, Shari Woelfle and Susan Haggberg plan on attending.

 

A Motion was made by Patti Packer and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to spend up to $1,000 on the Gifts that Santa hands out to the kids.  Carried.

 

Hans Woelfle has heard from the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus.  They will be in Isle on July 22, 2020.  

 

Bob Snyder has drained and winterized our Lions Fountain.  Thank you, Bob

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Marlene Moss that instead of the Christmas Tree of Giving, this year we will donate a $20.00 Gift Card from Teal’s Market and a Fruit Basket to each Resident that signs up at the High Rise, Senior Apartment and Scandia House.  We will still have Dan’s Catering cater the Christmas Dinner. Approximate Cost will be around $2,200. Carried.

 

The Mille Lacs Health System will be our guest speaker at our November meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:33pm.  Carried.

 

      

      

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

October 14, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

We had several Guest:  Brad, Melissa, Caleb and Noah Johnson

      Jason and Jodi A  (Guests of Doug & Judy Halvorson)

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

Teachers of the Month for October are:

    Elementary:  Kendal Hursey                  High School: Ashley Nordberg

 

Our Guest Speaker was Noah Johnson – He spoke to us about the Braille Beats Fine Arts Camp he attended this last summer in Michigan.  This is a Lions Club, we helped sponsor Noah so he could attend.  

 

We had eight people attend the District 5M8 Mini Forum in Foley on October 8th – Doug & Judy Halvorson, Doc & Marlene Moss, Klaus & Priscilla Rapp, Pat Hicks and Shari Strecker.  They heard excellent presentations on Childhood Cancer and Diabetes.

 

Deb Walters, Shari Strecker and Patti Packer will do the KidSight Screening at the School on October 15th and then the Preschool Students on October 16th.   If there is a student who needs glasses and can not afford them, we have set up an agreement with Dr. Molacek in Milaca.  She will do an exam for free and a pair of basic glasses for $60.00. Our Lions Club would take care of the $60.00.

 

Ditch Clean-up has been cancelled until next Spring.  With all the rain we have had, the ditches are full of water.

 

Because of the weather the Homecoming Parade was cancelled on the 11th and rescheduled for Wednesday, October 16th.  Doug Halvorson will pull the Lion and Shari Strecker and our guest Jason A will wear the Lions suits and throw candy.  THANK YOU, DOUG, SHARI and JASON.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the White Pine Saloon.  Due to a mix-up with the Invoice for the Beer our profit is not as much as we had figured.

 

Beer Sales and Tips -     $6,678.41            License & Insurance - $   415.00

    Gun Raffle -                     $1,471.60            Beer Cost -                    $1,757.95

    Pull Tabs -             $1,115.00               Fee to WPLT -               $1,271.01

    TOTAL -                            $9,265.01            TOTAL EXPENSES -       $3,443.96

 

TOTAL PROFIT - $5,821.05

 

THANK YOU, HANS FOR ALL YOUR WORK!

 

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019.  A Sign-up sheet will be passed around at the next meeting.

 

Our second Zone Meeting for the Lions Calendar year will be held on November 19th in Little Falls.  The Little Falls Lions are hosting.  Please let Susan Haggberg know by November 5th if you plan on attending.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to sponsor an eighth (1/8) page Ad in this year’s High School Annual for $60.00.  Carried.

 

If you would like any Lions Apparel please talk to Conrad Thomsen or Shari Strecker.

 

Patti Packer has been working on the Scrap Book – check it out during our meetings.

Several HAPPY dollars were donated.

Raffle Winners:  Deb Walters & Hans Woelfle          

Shari Woelfle will bring the raffle item next month.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to Adjourn at 7:49 pm.  Carried

 

      

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

September 26, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

12 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Doc Moss, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woefle, Melisa Maxwell, Pat Hicks and Shari Strecker. 

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the August Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report.  

 

We received several Thank you cards.  

 

President Doug Halvorson and First Vice President Hans Woelfle attended the Zone Meeting held on September 10th.  Ramey-Morrill Lions were the hosts.  District Governor Mike and his wife Pam spoke on the Leader Dog Program and Past District President Duane Fingers spoke on the Leadership  Program.  The next Zone Meeting will be held in Little Falls sometime in November.

 

District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held at Henry’s Banquet Hall in Foley on October 8th.  Eight people have signed up  to go.  Social Hour is at 5:30, Dinner at 6:30 with program to follow.

Those attending:  Doug & Judy Halvorson, Doc & Marlene Moss, Klaus & Priscilla Rapp, Pat Hicks and Shari Strecker.

 

KidSight Screening will be held at the Elementary and High School on October 14, 2019.  Deb Walters, Shari Strecker and Patti Packer will do the screening.  President Doug Halvorson has talked to Dr. Kimberly Molacek in Milaca and once again she will offer a free eye exam and a pair of basic glasses for $60.00 for those who cannot afford them.  Our Lions Club would pick up this charge.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us a report on the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show Saloon.  

            Beer Sales and Tips -     $6,678.41                         License & Insurance - $   415.00

            Gun Raffle -             $1,471.60                         Beer Cost -                    $1,214.15

            Pull Tabs -                      $1,115.00                        Fee to WPLT -               $1,418.95

            TOTAL -                  $9,265.01                         TOTAL EXPENSES -       $3,048.10

 

TOTAL PROFIT - $6,216.91

 

Hans Woelfle would like to try another Gun Raffle next year.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 each to:  Sarah Reis, Bubbles Haggberg, Joan Lundquist, Mark Hoffman and Troy Strecker.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to make the following Donations out of the Gambling Fund:

  1. Sponsor Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts - $2,000.00
  2. Isle Fire Department - $2,000.00
  3. Isle School Skating Rink - $3,000.00
  4. Dwight Przybilla (Band Director) - $1,000.00
  5. Mille Lacs Hospital Hospice - $2,000.00

Carried.

 

The Isle High School Homecoming will be held on October 11th.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker will once again use the Lion Suits and pass out candy to the Kids.  Doug Halvorson will pull the Lions Float.  A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Doc Moss to spend up to $200.00 for candy to pass out.  Carried.

 

It will be the Isle Lions turn to host the District Governor’s Dinner this year.  President Doug Halvorson has talked to the Onamia Lions and the date has been set for May 11, 2020.

 

Ditch Clean up is set for Wednesday, October 16th with rain day Thursday, October 17th.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to purchase a Flag in the amount of $200.00 as a Fundraiser for Second Vice International President Brain Sheehan.  He will be the Lions International President in 2021.  He is from Bird Island, Minnesota.  Carried.

 

Speaker for our October meeting will be Noah Johnson who will tell us about his camp experience from last summer.  The Mille Lacs Health System will be our guest speaker at our November meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:58pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

September 9, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented by President Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Klaus Rapp and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Klaus Rapp and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

 

Teachers of the Month for September are:

            Elementary:    Kari Ross                High School:  Donald Goenner

Our Guest Speaker was Carol Merten from the Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation.  After a very informative presentation we presented her with a Donation of $100.00 for the Vision Foundation from our Club.

 

THANK YOU to Deb Walters for representing our Club at the State Fair for the KidSight Screening.   District 5M8 day was Friday, August 30th – they screened 336 people that day and gave out 23 referrals.

 

Deb has also reserved the KidSight Screening machine for October 14th, 15th and 16th so our Club can screen the kids at school.

 

Hans Woelfle does not have a final report yet for the Saloon at the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  All bills have not been paid yet.  We did sell 2002 beers and should have made close to $6,000.00.  The donation from the Tip Jars was $672.00, which can go into our General Account.  Thank you everyone that helped.

Our first Zone Meeting for the Lions Calendar year will be held on September 10th.  The Ramey-Morrill Lions are hosting.  Doug Halvorson and Hans Woelfle will attend.

We want to WELCOME Ole Walters and Jaci Gangl into our Club.  President Doug Halvorson inducted both of them into our Club.  Sponsors are Deb Walters and Leta Christensen.

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on December 7th.  Jim Thyr will once again let us borrow his Santa Suit and Mr. Goenner at the High School has agreed to be Santa again.

District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held in Foley at Henry’s Banquet on Tuesday, October 8th.  Any member may attend.  Please let Doug  Halvorson, Marlene Moss or Susan Haggberg know if you will be attending.

The Homecoming Parade will be on October 4th.  Both Deb Walters and Shari Strecker have agreed to wear the Lion suits and throw candy.  Doug Halvorson will also pull the Lions Float.

THANK YOU to Conrad Thomsen for putting together the New Club Directory.

Raffle Winner:  Shari Woelfle          Shari Strecker will bring the raffle item next month.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Klaus Rapp to Adjourn at 8:05 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

August 26, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Doc Moss, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Shari Woefle, Melisa Maxwell,  Patti Packer, Pat Hicks and Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the verbal Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.  

We received several Thank you cards.  Patti Packer will put them in the Scrapbook.

Corn Feed went very well.  It was a beautiful evening and turn out was very good.  Treasurer Marlene Moss will have a report ready for the General Meeting.  A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to pay Jeff Roeschlein $350.00 for the corn (this is the same amount as last year).  Carried.

Hans Woelfle gave us a report on the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show Saloon.  Everything should be set.  Tables are there, beer is on the way and we have received the Liquor License!  He still does need a few more volunteers to work, he will make some phone calls to members that have not been at the meetings.

 

Gun Raffle – we still have a bunch of tickets to sell.  Hopefully they all sell at the Threshing Show.  He has put $800.00 in the bank – so all remaining tickets sold are all profit.  Drawing will be held on Monday, September 2nd.

Our first Zone Meeting for this year will be hosted by the Ramey Morrill Lions on September 10th.  Doug Halvorson and Hans Woelfle will attend.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Doc Moss to make the following donations out of the Gambling Account –

  1. City Park - $1,000      2)  After Prom - $1,500      3)  FACS - $1,000      4) IREC  - $1,000

Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 each to:  Ken Smith, Del Freichels and Kathy Martinson.  Carried.

We need to schedule the District Governor’s Dinner – President Doug will request a date in April, so the snowbirds are back.  He will also ask the Onamia Lions to join us.

The District 5M8 Mini Forum will be held on October 8th at Henry’s Banquet Hall in Foley.  They have excellent speakers and food.  Everyone is invited to come.

We will have a speaker from the Lions Vison Foundation at our September Meeting and Noah Johnson will tell us about his camp experience at our October Meeting.

Conrad passed out new Membership Books.  January 11, 2021 will be our 50th Anniversary!

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to adjourn the meeting at 7:23pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

August 12, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

Our General Account is at a minus ($683.73).  This account is money that is bought in by our Club Members.  We will either have to raise our dues or come up with some other ideas to fund this account.  We are going to try having a Raffle during our General Meetings.  Marlene Moss bought the first item to Raffle off.  We hope to have a club member volunteer to bring a gift each month.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Patti Packer to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Patti Packer to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Gambling Manager Deb Walters is looking for two more volunteers for Bingo at Wahkon Inn on Wednesday’s.   We need someone on the 1st and 4th Wednesday to do the paperwork.  If interested please let Deb know.

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

Our Guest Speaker was Lori Steineman from the Minnesota Lions Hearing Foundation.  We presented her with a Donation of $100.00 for the Hearing Foundation from our Club.

Discussed the Brat Stand – we are down about $1,000.00 from last year.  Could have been due to the hot weather, no carnival or one less day.  Hoping for a better year next year.

The Bloodmobile was very successful this year.  We had 61 donors with 58 units of donated blood.  Will try and plan better for next year, considering we had 35 walk-ins.

The White Pine Saloon will be held on August 31st, September 1st and 2nd.  The sign-up sheet was once again passed around.   Gun Raffle – we have sold $800.00 worth of tickets, so whatever we sell now is all profit.  Drawing will be held on Monday, September 2nd.  Please turn all tickets into Hans Woelfle by then.

Corn Feed will be held on August 23rd at the Isle City Park.  We are in need of tables – for both the Pie Sales and serving the Corn.  Dolores Haggberg and Doug Halvorson will put signs up.  Each member is reminded to bring two pies.

If anyone would like to set a table up for Wahkon Days and sell Gun Raffle tickets – let Patti Packer know.  She will set a table up at the City Park on Sunday.

We have received our new Banner, we are now in need of someone to sew the Awards on it.

Raffle Winner:  Judy Crace

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:49 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

July 22, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Shari Woefle, Patti Packer and Pat Hicks.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Patti Packer to approve the verbal Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.  

When the pot for Bingo at Wahkon Inn goes out, we will then take over Bingo from the Mille Lacs Drift Skippers.

Our Zone is going to do the Kidsight Screening at the State Fair as a Zone Project.  Our day will be Friday, August 30th.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker have already signed up.  Bunny Tabatt (our Zone Chairperson) is still looking for more volunteers for that day.

Bingo during Isle Days – we made $799.00.  It was a very HOT two hours.  Thank you to Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Shari Strecker, Pat Hicks and Paulette Osterdyk.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to let Gambling Manager Deb Walters add additional rounds as volume dictates at the Meat Raffle held at the Isle Muni on Thursday evenings.  Carried.

Isle Days Brat Stand – This year is way down from last year.  

Ticket Sales after the 10%  - $1,717.20.  After expenses our Total Profit was - $834.45.

THANK YOU to all the members that volunteered.  We had 25 Members work for a total of 138 Hours.

Pat Hicks gave us a report on the Bloodmobile – they only had 23 people signed up to donate.  However, we did  have 35 Walk-Ins.  We ended up with 58 pints of blood donated, our goal was 61.  

Hans Woelfle gave us a report on the White Pine Saloon – Beer has been ordered, he has talked to Insurance Company for the Dram Insurance, however we are still waiting on the License from the State.  Hans still needs more volunteers to work.  Sign-up sheet will be passed around at the General Meeting.

We have set the date for the Corn Feed for Friday, August 23rd (provided the corn is ready).  We will use Saturday, August 24th as a rain day.  Corn will be served from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Each member is asked to bring two pies.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 to:  Hunter Biros for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $150.00 each for a Memorial to:  Jim Bryant and Lois Moroney.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Susan Haggberg to donate $500.00 to the City of Wahkon, for Wahkon Days held on August 17th.  Carried.

Mitzie Reis, Shari Strecker, Susan Haggberg, Marlene Moss, Shari Woelfle and Dawn Christensen has volunteered to throw candy at Wahkon Days.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Deb Walters to order the new Banner for our Club Awards in the amount of $174.75.  Carried.

Our next Zone Meeting will be held on September 10th.  The Ramey Morrill Lions will be our host.  More information will be provided at the August General Meeting.

We will have a speaker from the Hearing Foundation at our August Meeting and Noah Johnson will tell us about his camp experience at our October Meeting.

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Patti Packer to adjourn the meeting at 7:55pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

July 8, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by President Doug Halvorson.

A Motion was made by Marilyn Exsted and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented by President Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Boards recommendation to raise the Medical and Memorials to $150.00/each.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Boards recommendation to take over Bingo from the Mille Lacs Driftskippers at the Wahkon Inn on Wednesday nights.  Carried.

Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant will be held on Thursday,  July 12th at 7:00 pm.  This year we have five little girls and eight boys.

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Gun Raffle.  Things are going well, however everyone needs to keep selling.  We will also sell them during Isle Days.

If anyone would like a yellow Lions shirt – let Shari Strecker know.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Boards recommendation of Membership into the Isle Lions Club for Jackie Gangl.  Carried.

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church on July 17th from 12:00 to 6:00 pm.  A sign-up sheet was passed around.  To donate blood you can sign up online or call Judy Halvorson or Pat Hicks.  Our goal is to get 60 units of donated blood.

A sign-up sheet was  passed around for the White Pine Saloon.  The Saloon will be open Saturday, August 31st to Monday,  September 2nd.  We will also have Bingo and Pull Tabs.  This year we will be selling strong beer.

A reminder that the Corn Feed is coming up in August and that each member should bring two pies.

The Isle Lions Club will be hosting the Nursing Home Birthday Party on Monday, July 22nd.  Leta Christensen will take the Junior Royalty over to help.

Our next General Meeting will be on August 12th with a guest speaker from the Lions Hearing Foundation.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Strecker to Adjourn at 7:26 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

June 24, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Susan Haggberg,  Leta Christensen, Bubbles Haggberg, Shari Strecker, Melisa Maxwell, Carolyn Remer, Patti Packer and Pat Hicks.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Pat  Hicks to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read. Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report.

 

No Gambling Report.  

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Strecker to increase the Pull Tab Sellers wages to the minimum wage of $9.86 (and include backpay) and to increase Lynda Long to $12.00/hr.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board approves taking over Bingo on Wednesday nights from the Mille Lacs Drift Skippers at the Wahkon Inn.   Carried. We will also purchase their equipment thru a distributor. Our club will take over on August 1st

We need more volunteers for the Brat Stand and to pass candy out at the Grand Parade.  Sign-up sheets will be passed around at the General Meeting.

The Red Cross Blooddrive will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church in Isle on July 17th from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  Pat Hicks will have a sign-up sheet at the General Meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes a recommendation to raise the amount for Medical Expenses from $100.00 to $150.00.  We would also like to have this include Memorials for current Isle Lion members and former Isle Lion members upon their death. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Deb Walters that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Jeff Roeschlein, Craig Nutt and Lee Hohlen for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Patti Packer and seconded by Deb Walters that the Board makes a recommendation to accept Membership of Jackie Gangl into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $300.00 to Project New Hope.  John Schiels from Project New Hope came and spoke at our June General Meeting. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Deb Walters to purchase a new Banner for  all of our Awards. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Pat Hicks to donate $500.00 to the Varsity Girls Basketball team to help  them purchase new uniforms. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $500.00 to the Minnesota Epilepsy Foundation.  This request was from Hunter Haggberg to help sponsor him at the 2019 Rise Above Seizure Walk held on August 1, 2019 in St Cloud MN.  Carried.

Patti Packer has volunteered to help Dolores Haggberg with the scrapbooking.

A HUGE THANK YOU to Randy and Dawn Christensen and Doug Halvorson for remodeling the Brat Stand.  We now have a lot more storage and will not be bumping our heads on the cupboard’s anymore.

 

Summer Calendar:

    4th of July Parade in McGrath

    Isle Days (Brat Stand, Kiddie Parade, Grand Parade, Bingo) – July 11th to July 14th 

    Blood Drive – July 17th 

    Wahkon Parade – August 17th

    Corn Feed – August 23rd or August 24th 

    White Pine Logging and Threshing Show (Saloon) – August 31st, Sept. 1st and 2nd 

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Pat Hicks to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

June 10, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

We had three guests:  John and Roberta Schiels with Project New Hope and Jackie Gangl.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

 

We held our Installation of Officers for 2019-2020.  They are as follows:

 

President:  Doug Halvorson

    1st Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

    2nd Vice President:  Doc Moss

    3rd  Vice President:  Shari Strecker

    Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

    Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

    Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

    Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

    Immediate Past President:  Dawn Christensen

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Two Year Directors:  Patti Packer and Pat Hicks

    One Year Directors:  Shari Woelfle and Melisa Maxwell

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve Ole Walters for Membership in the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

Marlene Moss, Dawn Christensen and Mitzie Reis will hand out candy at the July 4th Parade in McGrath.

Isle Days is July 12th to July 14th.  A sign-up sheet was passed around for the Brat Stand.

 

We will sponsor the Blood Mobile on July 17th, it will be held at Faith Lutheran Church.  Pat Hicks will have a sign-up sheet at the July meeting.

 

Conrad Thomsen has one blue polo shirt (size large) for sale yet.  Cost is $20.00. If anyone is interested in a gold t-shirt please get ahold of Shari Strecker.

 

John Schiels spoke to us on Project New Hope.  Project New Hope exists to provide veteran family retreats (kids included).  They have seven different camps that the whole family can attend. It is their goal to provide combat veterans and their families the education, training and skills necessary to manage their lives after wartime services; repair of relationships is a primary goal.  And of course, to have fun in the process.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried

 

     

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

May 28, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

9 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Leta Christensen, Bubbles Haggberg, Shari Woelfle, Shari Strecker and Carolyn Remer.

We had two Guests:  Shanessa Gesell w/Little League and Tami Zortman w/Isle Days

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.  However, our CD for $25,000 is up for renewal.  The interest rate has increased from .90 to 1.81.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to give $1,000.00 to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.  Carried.

 

We sponsored the Honor’s Dinner held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.  This year we had eighteen Seniors attend - 18 @ $10.00/ea. = $180.00.

 

Ditch Clean-up was held on Monday, May 20, 2019 with a very good turnout.  We had 10 members help out and picked 12 bags of garbage and a bicycle. Thank you to:  Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Leta Christensen, Deb and Ole Walters, Bob Petersen, Virgil Lindholm, Alice Nickolay, Pat Hicks and Bubbles Haggberg.

Gun Raffle is going well.  If you need more tickets, let Hans Woelfle know.  He had 500 tickets printed. Would like each member to sell 10 tickets.  The drawing will be held during the White Pine Thrashing Show.  

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Phillip Habeck, Dave Borg, Ana Berry and Dee Berg for Medical Expenses. Carried.

We are working on updating the Calling List.  If you do not get a reminder call for meetings, please let Doug Halvorson know.

 

Shanessa Gesell talked to us about Little League.  They have 40 kids in the program, from ages 7 to 12.  They purchased shirts for the kids last year and this year they would like to purchase hats.  They are $12.00/each from RIO. A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to donate $500.00 to help with the cost of purchasing the hats.  Carried.

 

Tami Zortman talked to us about Isle Days.  They are sponsoring the Midwest All Star Wrestling during Isle Days.  The cost for the event is $2,500 and they are looking for donations. Anyone may attend and it is free of charge.  It will be held on Saturday, July 13th from 7:00 to 9:30 pm.  A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $400.00 to this event during Isle Days.  Carried.

Isle Days is coming up soon.  Our Club sponsors several events – Little Miss Isle and Commodore, Brat Stat, Kiddie Parade, Grand Parade and Bingo.  Sign up sheets will be passed around at the General Meeting.

Summer Calendar:

    4th of July Parade in McGrath

    Isle Days (Brat Stand, Kiddie Parade, Grand Parade, Bingo) – July 11th to July 14th 

    Blood Drive – July 17th 

    Wahkon Parade – August 17th

    Corn Feed – August 23rd or August 24th 

    White Pine Logging and Threshing Show (Saloon) – August 31st, Sept. 1st and 2nd 

Doug Halvorson and Randy Christensen will work on upgrading (remodeling) the Brat Stand.  We would like to make it a little bit more user friendly. THANK YOU, RANDY AND DOUG!

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Marlene Moss to spend up to $400.00 on the Kiddie Parade.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board makes the recommendation to accept Membership into our Club from Thad “Ole” Walters.  Carried.

Did everyone see the ad in the Mille Lacs Messenger.  Because we also advertised for Bingo, Meat Raffle and Pull Tabs – the Gambling Account can pay for a third of the ad.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to spend up to $800.00 on candy for the upcoming parades (McGrath, Isle, Wahkon).  Carried.

A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Carolyn Remer that we donate $250.00 to the Sunshine Committee at the Isle School.  This is a program that does different things for the teachers during the year. Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 pm.  Carried.

 

      

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

May 7, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Onamia Lions hosted our Annual Dinner with District Governor Jeff Thompson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Both Isle and Onamia Lion Clubs had Awards to be given away.  Our Club gave the following Awards:

    Hans Woelfle – Dream Catcher Award

    Conrad Thomsen – Dream Catcher Award

    Pat Hicks – Helen Keller Award

    Bubbles Haggberg – Hearing Foundation

 

District Governor Jeff also Installed our two new Members:  

    Lenore Bryant and Paulette Osterdyk – WELCOME!

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Deb Walters to Adjourn.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

April 22, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Deb Walters, Leta Christensen, Bubbles Haggberg, Shari Woelfle, Shari Strecker and Patti Packer.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

No Treasuer’s Report

No Gambling Report

Sunday Meat Raffle will begin on April 28th at 4:00 pm at the Isle Municipal.  They will start with 10 rounds, the Meat Raffle will be run by the Isle City Council Members.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Shari Woelfle to pay for the Bikes given away at the Easter Egg Hunt out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $200.00 to the Isle Fire Department Relief Association for the Mille Lacs Fun Run during Isle Days.  This will come out of the Project Fund. Carried.

The Easter Egg Hunt was held on a cold and snowy April 13th at the IREC Gym at 10:00 am.  Carolyn Remer, Dawn Christensen and Kristin Cooper, Sam Bernu and Patti Packer all volunteered to help.  We only had 50 kids again this year and hid 600 eggs.

The last Officer Training will be held at East Central High School in Askov on April 30th.  Doug Halvorson, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Shari Strecker, Patti Packer and Alecia Holbert will attend.

District Governor’s Dinner is set for Tuesday, May 7th at the Wahkon Inn.  Onamia Lions will serve as host.  Social hour will begin at 6:00 pm.  Cost will be $12.00. We will hold a short General Meeting right before Social Hour.

A Motion was made by Leta Christensen and seconded by Deb Walters that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Jim Bannick, Bud Haggberg, Kenny Elg and Clark Sahlstrom for Medical Expenses. Carried.

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary - Mike Merritt      High School – Lori Wall

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to pay for the Seniors Dinner at the Awards Dinner.  Carried.

Bubbles Haggberg will work on setting up a date for Ditch Clean-up.  It will be sometime in May. The National Honor Society has offered to help us.  THANK YOU!

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Marlene Moss to spend up to $900.00 for expenses for the Little Miss Isle and Commodore Pageant.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to spend up to $150.00 for the Nursing Home Birthday Party in July.  Carried.

There are several Events coming up during the Summer:

    4th of July Parade in McGrath

    Isle Days (Brat Stand, Kiddie Parade, Grand Parade, Bingo) – July 11th to July 14th

    Blood Drive – July

    Wahkon Parade – August 17th

    Corn Feed – August 23rd or August 24th

    White Pine Logging and Threshing Show (Saloon) – August 31st, Sept. 1st and 2nd

Hans Woelfle is working on the permit so we can sell strong beer this year at the Saloon.  

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to donate $500.00 to Noah Johnson so he may attend a summer Music Camp for the Blind.  This camp is also sponsored by Lions International. Carried.

Upcoming Speakers:  June – Project New Hope, August – Lions Hearing Foundation and September – Lions Vision Foundation

Hans Woelfle passed out tickets for the Gun Raffle.  He had 500 tickets printed. Would like each member to sell 10 tickets.  The drawing will be held during the White Pine Thrashing Show.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $100.00 to the District Governor’s favorite Charity.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:39 pm.

 

     

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

April 8, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had one Guest:  Ole Walters

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Due to a conflict with Pool League in the winter months – Bingo will remain on Monday nights at the Isle Muni.

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

Gold shirts are in, if you ordered one Shari Strecker has them.  If anyone would like to order one please let Shari know, she can order more.

Our next General Meeting will also be the District Governor’s Dinner.  It will be held on Tuesday, May 7th at Wahkon Inn.  The Onamia Lions Club will be the host.  Social hour will begin at 6:00 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm and Meeting at 7:00 pm.  Cost will be $12.00.

Marlene Moss will take care of the Flower Arrangement for Ron Brown’s funeral.

The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 13, 2019.  Kristin Cooper, Carolyn Remer, Dawn Christensen, Sam Bernu and Patti Packer have volunteered to help. The  Easter Egg hunt will be held at the IREC gym. Registration will start at 9:30 and the Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10:00 am.

The last Officer Training will be held on April 30th at East Central High School in Askov from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  This year they hope to have a mix of information and training that shows we all operate as a team and that’s what make District 5M8 great.   Anyone may attend.

The Isle Lions Club will be raffling off a Winchester 20 Ga. Shotgun.  Tickets will cost $10.00 each. Must be 18 years or older to purchase a ticket or win the gun.  Drawing will be held at Noon on Monday, September 2nd at the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  You do not need to be present to win. Prize will be awarded as a Certificate from Boone’s Fine Guns in Isle.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Virgil Lindholm to Adjourn.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

March 25, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Deb Walters, Leta Christensen, Melisa Maxwell, Bubbles Haggberg, Shari Woelfle and Carolyn Remer.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as read out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

We received several Thank You’s from Donations we made to the Parade of Green.

The penalty from the IRS for $3,378.09 is still pending.  The Accountant has sent another letter detailing all the circumstances but has not heard anything from them. They had received a verbal reply that the fee of $3,378.09 would be waived, but we are still waiting on a letter to confirm this.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle giving our approval for a Sunday Meat Raffle run by Isle City Council Members at the  Isle Liquor Store. Carried. The raffle would be held on Sunday afternoon around 4:30-5:00 pm. We will start with five rounds and see how it goes.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Hans Woelfle that when the Liquor Store opens again on Tuesday’s, that Bingo will be switched from Monday nights to Tuesday nights.  This will allow all of our members to attend our Lions meetings. Carried.

Wahkon Inn has approached Gambling Manager Deb Walters about holding Purse Bingo sometime this summer.  A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Hans Woelfle to let Gambling Manager Deb Walters pursue this new adventure.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to purchase a half page ad in the Messenger for $500.00.  This is to “Thank” all the residents for supporting our Club by participating in Bingo and the Meat Raffle. We will also purchase a third page ad for $699.00 in the 2019 Fun Guide advertising our Club.  Deb Walters and Doug Halvorson will work with the Messenger on the ads. Carried.

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Hans Woelfle to increase Gambling Manager Deb Walters wage from $700.00 a month to $1,000.00 a month.  Carried.

Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 13th at the IREC Gym at 10:00 am.  Carolyn Remer, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen and Kristin Cooper have volunteered to work.  All bicycles will be purchased from Isle Hardware Hank.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Lisa Sahlstrom for Medical Expenses. Carried.

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary - Michele Haggberg      High School – Julie Ulmen

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to accept into the Isle Lions Club Membership – Lenore Bryant and Paulette Osterdyk.  Carried.

Hans Woelfle and Marlene Moss attended the last Zone Meeting held in Little Falls. They said it was a very informational meeting.  The had speakers from the Hearing Foundation and the Vision Foundation.

Officers Training is coming up in April – April 16th it will be held in Pierz and April 30th  it will be held in Askov.  Everyone is invited to attend.

Governor’s Dinner will be held on May 7th at the Wahkon Inn.  The Onamia Lions will be the host.  Cost will be $12.00/person. Social hour will begin at 6:00 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm and Meeting at 7:00 pm.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve sponsoring the Milaca Alumni Band for the Isle Parade in the amount of $250.00.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Marlene Moss to hold a Gun Raffle during the summer (we would purchase a certificate from Boone’s).    The drawing would be held during the White Pine Thrashing Show. Carried.

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:42 pm.

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

February 11, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had one Guest:  Paulette Osterdyk (a guest of Shari Strecker)

Invocation was said by Doug Halvorson.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Alice Nickolay to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Alice Nickolay and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Stecker to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

Gold shirts are in, if you ordered one Shari Strecker has them.  If anyone would like to order one please let Shari know, she can order more.

 

Everyone has agreed to have Santa’s Secret Shop again this year.  The date will be Saturday, December 7, 2019.

 

Our Spaghetti Supper will be held on Friday, February 15th.  This will be a doubleheader basketball game with Hinckley/Finlayson.  A sign-up sheet was passed around. All proceeds will go to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.

 

Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 13, 2019.  Shari Strecker, Pat Hicks, Marlene Moss, Carolyn Remer and Dawn Christensen have volunteered to help.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the following Slate of Officers for 2019/2020:                        

 

    President:  Doug Halvorson

    1st Vice President:  Hans Woelfle

    2nd Vice President:  Doc Moss

    3rd  Vice President:  Shari Strecker

    Treasurer:  Marlene Moss

    Secretary:  Susan Haggberg

    Lion Tamer:  Carolyn Remer

    Tail Twister:  Mitzie Reis

    Immediate Past President:  Dawn Christensen

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Two Year Directors:  Patti Packer and Pat Hicks

    One Year Directors:  Shari Woelfle and Melisa Maxwell                    Carried.

 

Alice Nickolay bought up a suggestion:  Could the Isle Lions Club could help with the payment for the “55 Alive”  Defensive Driving Class. After some discussion more info will be brought to the Club.

 

Our next Board Meeting will be held at the IREC at 6:30 pm on February 25, 2019.  All members are invited.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

January 28, 2019

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

8 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg,  Shari Strecker, Bubbles Haggberg and Carolyn Remer.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as read out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

 

A Compliance Audit has been completed by the Minnesota Gambling Control Board and everything was good.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to purchase an ad in the Mille Lacs Guide.  Cost will be $399.00. Carried.

 

We received several Thank You’s from Donations we have made.

 

We are still working with the IRS on the penalty we received because of late taxes (not our fault).  Have received a verbal reply that the fee of $3,378.09 will be waived but are waiting on a letter to confirm this.

 

Spaghetti Supper will be held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at the High School.  This is a Doubleheader Basketball game with Hinckley/Finlayson. Cost will remain the same as last year – Adults $8.00, Seniors and Children - $5.00, Preschooler – Free.  All proceeds will go to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund. Will serve from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. A sign-up sheet will be passed around at the General Meeting in February.

 

The Gold T-shirts are here.  Shari Strecker will bring them to the General Meeting.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on Christmas Tree of Giving.  Everything went really well, food was excellent. He did end up with 12 tags on the Tree, so next year he may put the tree up a little earlier.  Thank you for all your work, Hans!

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Julie Benson for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  Elementary - Riley Mooney      High School – Rene’ Athman

 

A motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to purchase an 1/8-page ad in the Isle High School Yearbook – Cost $60.00.  Carried.

 

The 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held in St. Cloud on February 1st, 2nd and 3rd.  No one will be attending this year.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $200.00 each to the following for the Parade of Green ($2,200.00 total) at the Mid-Winter Convention held in St. Cloud at the Kelly Inn February 1, 2 and 3, 2019.  Carried.

 

    1. LCIF (Lions Clubs International Foundation)

    2. Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation:

        1)  Children’s Eye Clinic

        2)  Eye Bank

        3)  Macular Degeneration Center

 

    3. MD5M Lions Hearing Foundation

        1)  Hearing Foundation

        2)  Children’s Hearing Clinic

    4. Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation

    5.  District 5M8 Foundation - Kidsight

    6. Leader Dog for the Blind

    7 .Can Do Canines

    8. MD5M Project New Hope Lions Foundation of Minnesota

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Strecker to adjourn the meeting.

 

     

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

December 10, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle.

9 Members Present:  Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Bubbles Haggberg, Melisa Maxwell, Shari Woelfle and Shari Strecker.

We had one Guest:  Ole Walters (filling in for Deb Walters)

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $2,000.00 to the Isle Schools to help with the purchase of Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) hearing screening equipment that will enable children birth-age 5 to receive high quality, up to date hearing screenings.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to: Jason Amundsen, Gayle Ticen, Dennis Johnson, Chris Eggert and Lola Larson for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $500.00 to Jean Giller and Ron Doty.  Their house burned down last month. Jean is our Bingo lady. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Strecker to allow Gambling Manager Deb Walters to purchase the Payroll System thru Charitable Gambling Made Easy (this is the software company who also does our reports).  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to donate $500.00 to the Mille Lacs Museum.  Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  Each will receive $250.00

Elementary School – Jennifer Honek         High School – Jennifer Ernest

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle that the Board  allows Gambling Manager Deb Walters to determine the amount of donations made and to whom if needed at the end of the month.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Strecker to adjourn the meeting at 5:52 pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

December 10, 2018



 

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had several Guests:  Darlene Lindholm, Roger Strecker, Kari Sumners, Sarah Reis, Phyllis Haggberg, Jim Lease and Ole Walters.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by John Miller and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzi Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Gambling Report as presented by Ole Walters.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by John Miller to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented by Ole Walters.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

Santa’s Secret Shop – This year we had 47 kids and 10 adults shop.

    Income - $1,094.00                

    Donations - $20.25                    $1,073.75

    Fun Services – ($1,040.96)                  ($1,737.03)

    Santa Claus Gift Bags – ($696.07)          ($663.28)   Total Profit

THANK YOU, Mr. Gunner, for being our Santa Claus.

Mitzie Reis had several different sizes of gold T-Shirts.  An order form was available for those whom wanted to order.

 

Christmas Tree of Giving – As of tonight there were still 12 tags left on the tree.  The Christmas Party will be held on December 17th at the High Rise.  Gifts need to be turned

in by December 14th .  This year we had 51 tags on the tree.  Dinner will be catered by Dan’s Catering (Chicken Dinner) and Isle Bakery will donate cookies.

Our Spaghetti Supper will be held on Friday, February 15th.  This will be a doubleheader basketball game.  We will have a sign up sheet at our February meeting.

An idea for next Christmas is to  set a date at the High Rise and offer to wrap gifts for any of the residents that need help.

Our next General/Board Meeting will be held at the IREC at 6:30 pm on January 28, 2019.  All members are invited.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:55 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 26, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Mitzie Reis, Carolyn Remer, Bubbles Haggberg, Melisa Maxwell, Shari Woelfle and Shari Strecker.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the verbal Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Christmas Tree of Giving Project.   This year he had 51 names to put on the Tree. The Tree is up at Teals (Thank You, Hans, Shari and Mitzie), so please go in and take a card or two.  The Christmas Party will be held on December 17th, everyone is welcomed.  Dan’s Catering will serve the food.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 1st.  Everything should be ready to go.  Merchandise has been delivered. Set up will be Friday, November 30th at 4:30 pm.  Santa’s Secret Shop will start at 8:30 am.  

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the following donations out of the Gambling Account.  Carried

 

    Camp Onomia -                 $  1,000.00

City of Isle – Police Department -     $     500.00

Friends of the Library -            $  1,000.00

Hospice – Mille Lacs Health System -    $  1,000.00

IREC Fitness Center -            $  1,000.00

Isle Fire Department -            $     500.00

Isle School – Equipment -            $  1,000.00

Isle School – Skating Rink -        $  1,000.00    

Nyquist Scholarship Fund -        $  2,000.00

VOA (Homeless Shelter Isle) -        $  1,000.00

                        $10,000.00

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $1,000.00 to the Fifth Grade Giving Project.  The fifth-grade students are doing a giving project instead of exchanging gifts for Christmas this year. Each student (36 total) will be making a tie blanket to send to our military personnel that will not be coming home for Christmas.  This donation from us will help with the cost of the material and shipping charges. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Melisa Maxwell and seconded by Shari Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to: Conrad Thomsen, Rose Marie Nutt, Diana & Roger Adams and Ron Brown for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

Teachers of the Month:  Each will receive $250.00

Elementary School – Stacie Noha         High School – Jennifer Long

 

We can now order Gold T-shirts with navy blue lettering.  Mitzie Reis will bring the T-shirts to our General Meeting for people to try on.

 

Our Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 15, 2019.  This is a Friday night and will be a Doubleheader with Boys and Girls playing Hinckley/Finlayson.

 

Upcoming Meetings:

 

    General Meeting – December 10th (Christmas Party)

 

    Board Meeting – December 10th (to be held before General Meeting)

 

NO General Meeting on January 14th – meeting will be held in conjunction with the Board Meeting on January 28th

 

General Meeting – February 11th

 

NO General Meeting on March 11th – meeting will be held in conjunction with the Board Meeting on March 25th  

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Mitzie Reis to adjourn the meeting at 6:56 pm.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

November 5, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

8 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Leta Christensen, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters and Shari Strecker.

 

A Special Board Meeting was held so we could discuss the request for selling Pull Tabs at Liberty Beach.

 

The request was discussed at length and a Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Hans Woelfle to not approve sponsoring Pull Tabs at Liberty Beach.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Deb Walters to adjourn the meeting at 5:46 pm.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

November 12, 2018



 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by President Doug Halvorson.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by John Miller to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:  After Prom Committee

    

We are having trouble with the Gold Lions Shirts – that brand does not make a ladies shirt.  Shari Strecker will talk to Ron Tangen and get a couple of men’s sizes for us to try on.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to accept new Member Alice Nickolay into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

 

All of our new Members were Installed:

    Patti Packer (Sponsor Dolores Haggberg)            WELCOME TO

    Aliesha Holbert (Sponsor Bubbles Haggberg)                  TO

    Chad & Kari Conner (Sponsor Melisa Maxwell)             ALL

    Alice Nickolay (Sponsor Bob & Judy Crace)                              THEM!

 

Christmas Tree of Giving – Hans Woelfle has already started gathering names for the tree.  The tree will go up at Teal’s Market on Saturday, November 24th at Noon.  The Christmas Party will be held at the High Rise on December 17th.  Food will be catered by Dan’s Catering.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held at Nyquist Elementary on Saturday, December 1st starting at 8:30 am.  We are still in the process of looking for a Santa Claus.  A sign up sheet was passed around and Dawn Christensen will talk to the National Honor Society about helping.

 

Next Zone Meeting will be hosted by the Buckman Lions Club on Wednesday, November 14th.  Any member may attend.

Our next General Meeting will be on December 10th – this will be our Christmas Party.  Each member is asked to bring a $10.00 gift.  Social hour will be at 6:00, Dinner at 6:30 and a short meeting at 7:00 pm.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:38 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

October 22, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Leta Christensen, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Bubbles Haggberg, Melisa Maxwell, Shari Woelfle and Shari Strecker.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the verbal Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to allow Gambling Manager Deb Walters to give out Bonuses to the Pull Tab sellers.  Carried.

 

The Isle After Prom Committee is now running the Meat Raffles.  Last week went well.

 

The 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held on February 1, 2 and 3, 2019 at the Kelly Inn in St Cloud.  All members may attend, registration is due by January 19, 2019.

 

President Doug Halvorson, 2nd Vice President Judy Halvorson and Secretary Susan Haggberg attended the 5M8 District Mini Forum held in Foley on October 9th.  We had an excellent dinner and a very good Motivational Speaker – David Faust.

 

The Governor’s Dinner will be held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Onamia Vet’s Club with the Onamia Lions.  Social 6:00 pm, Dinner 6:30 pm and Meeting at 7:00 pm.

 

The Lion Water Fountain has been drained and is ready to be covered.  Randy Christensen has built us a box to put over it and Hans Woelfle has an insulated blanket we can use to wrap it in first.  Doug Halvorson and Hans Woelfle will help Randy install the box over it.

 

The KidSight Screening was held on October 15th at the School for students from Kindergarten to Grade 8, everything went well.  They screened 267 kids from the school and 5 kids from a local Daycare. They gave out 37 referrals.  Thank you, Deb Walters and Shari Strecker.



 

President Doug Halvorson talked to the Optometrist in Milaca and she will provide the same service she gave us last year.  A free Eye Exam and glasses for $60.00 to those students who cannot afford glasses. The school will send out letters to parents of the students who received the referrals.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to allow Melisa Maxwell to order glasses for a couple of kids to leave at school.  Carried.

After some discussion our meeting location will remain at Wahkon Inn.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Melisa Maxwell that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Sam Bernu, Carol Walters, Sandy Walters and John and Suzanne Splettstoesser for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen that the Board makes the recommendation to accept the new Membership from Alice Nickolay.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the purchase of Flowers (up to $100.00) for Martha Sahlstrom’s Funeral.  Carried.

 

Christmas Tree of Giving – Hans Woelfle has already started.  The Christmas Tree will go up at Teal’s Market on November 22nd.   Christmas Party will be held on December 17th.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve spending up to $500.00 on Food and Miscellaneous items.  Carried.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 1st at the School.  We hope to have Santa there also.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to spend up to $900.00 for gifts from Santa.  Carried.

We can now order Gold T-shirts with navy blue lettering.  Let Conrad Thomsen or Shari Strecker know if you would like one.

We are in the process of updating the Call List.  If you are not getting called, please let President Doug Halvorson know.

Teachers of the Month:  Each will receive $250.00

Elementary School – Mariah Peterson         High School – Bri Novak

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

October 8, 2018



 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had one guest – Alice Nickolay.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

          Oct. 11th:       Doug Halvorson & Deb Walters

    Oct. 18th:       After

Oct. 25th:                  Prom

    Nov. 1st:                        Committee

   

Lions 5M8 Mini-Forum & Awards Banquet will be held on October 9th at Henry’s Banquet Center in Foley.  Social Hour 5:30 and Dinner 6:30 pm. President Doug Halvorson and Secretary Susan Haggberg will attend.  All members are invited.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us a final report on the Saloon at White Pine Logging & Threshing.  Our Profit for 2018 was $3,174.01. He has several new ideas for next year.

 

Deb Walters and Shari Strecker will conduct a KidSight Screening at Nyquist Elementary and Isle High School on October 15th and at local Day Cares on October 16th.  They will be screening Pre-Schools kids thru Grade 8.

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Leta Christensen to accept new Members Kari & Chad Conner into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

Due to the weather Ditch Clean-up has been postponed until next Spring.

The Isle Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, October 12th at 2:10 pm.  Doug Halvorson will drive the Float and Deb Walters and Shari Strecker will wear the Lions Costume and throw candy.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to Adjourn at 7:20 pm.  Carried

  

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

September 24, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Leta Christensen, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Melisa Maxwell, Shari Woelfle and Shari Strecker.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Melisa Maxwell to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

No Treasurer’s Report.

 

No Gambling Report.

 

Gambling Manager Deb Walters has purchased Insurance for our Lions Water Foundation for a cost of $200.00.

 

The Isle After Prom Committee will help us with the Meat Raffles.

 

KidSight Screening will be held at the School on October 15th for students from Pre-School to Grade 8.  Thank you Deb Walters and Shari Strecker.

 

Hans Woelfle has spoken to several locations about our Meeting Location.  Both Da Boathouse and MSA have said no. He also contacted Appeldoorn’s.

 

President Doug Halvorson has been in contact with the Onamia Lions – they will set up a date for the Governor’s Dinner.  Since they will be hosting it, the Dinner would be held at the Vet’s Club in Onamia sometime in April or May.

 

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the totals for the Saloon at White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  Figures came out as the following:

        Total Deposit -     $6,042.94

        Less Total Cost -     ($3,135.93)

        Bingo -                   $   496.00

        Pull Tabs -            ($   256.00)

        TOTAL PROFIT -     $3,147.01               Less $310.07 than last year (2017).

 

He does have some new ideas for next year.  Including more signs advertising Bingo and the Pull Tabs, Selling Can Coolers and maybe a Raffle.  They are expecting 200 + more tractor’s next year, as they are hosting the Rumley Oil Pull Tractor Expo.

 

Half of the tables that we purchased have stayed at White Pine, so set up will be a little easier next year.  We also want to Thank Tom Remer, as he donated 20 chairs to us.

 

The 5M8 Mini Forum will take place on Tuesday, October 9th at Henry’s in Foley.  Social Hour is at 5:30 pm with Dinner at 6:30 pm.  Any member may attend, President Doug Halvorson, Treasurer Marlene Moss and Secretary Susan Haggberg are signed up to attend.

 

Shari Strecker has talked to Ron Tangen about gold colored shirts.  She will bring a couple of different sizes to the General Meeting, if anyone is interested in the gold color.

 

Homecoming Parade will be held on October 12th.  President Doug Halvorson has volunteered to pull the Lions Float.  Shari Strecker and Deb Walters will throw candy.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Steve and Mary Adams, Paul Orazem, Doc Moss and Shari Strecker for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board makes the recommendation to accept the two new Memberships from:  Chad & Kari Conner. Carried.

 

Fall Ditch Clean-up will be held on October 10th with the rainday October 11th.  Meet at the State Garage at 5:00 pm.

The Board made the recommendation that we leave the Lion Water Fountain where it is for the Winter.  We will have it drained and winterized and Dawn Christensen will talk to Randy about building a cover for it.

 

Teachers of the Month:  Each will receive $250.00

    Elementary School – Nick Schultz         High School – Dwight Przybilla

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $1,000.00 to the Food Shelf at Isle High School.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $500.00 to the Backpack Program at school.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:23 pm.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

September 10, 2018

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had two guests – Kari & Chad Conner.

Invocation was said by President Doug Halvorson.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented by President Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

After all expenses were paid we made $373.39 at the Corn Feed.  Had some discussion about moving it to Saturday next year.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Gambling Report as presented by President Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented by Doug Halvorson.   Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

          Sept. 20th:       Doug Halvorson &

    Sept. 27th:       

Oct. 4th:          Shari Strecker & Pat Hicks   

    Oct. 11th:        Doug Halvorson &           

Lions 5M8 Mini-Forum & Awards Banquet will be held on October 9th at Henry’s Banquet Center in Foley.  Social Hour 5:30 and Dinner 6:30 pm. We need to sign up by September 24th to receive the discounted price.

The signs are completed for the Water Fountain.  Hans Woelfle and Doug Halvorson will talk to Bob Snyder about putting them up by fountain.

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Saloon at White Pine Logging & Threshing Show:  Tips - $617.00, Bingo - $496.00, Pull Tabs – ($249.00). He will have a complete report at the Board Meeting when all Beer has been returned and credited to us.

Shari Strecker gave us a report on the KidSight screening at the State Fair.  Her and Deb Walters spent three hours at the Fair on August 31st.  They gave out five referrals – 4 to kids under five and one to a Senior.  They will conduct KidSight Screening at Nyquist Elementary on October 15th, 16th or 17th.

A Motion was made by Leta Christensen and seconded by Judy Crace to accept new Members Aliesha Holbert and Patti Packer into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

A Petition was sent around to restore the Lions Gift of Sight @ the University of MN as the eye donation facility for St Cloud Hospital.  We have 21 signatures.

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Bob Peterson to Adjourn at 7:31 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

August 27, 2018

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Leta Christensen, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Bubbles Haggberg, Shari Strecker and Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.

Gambling Manager Deb Walters has talked to Kristin Cooper and Tara Oberfeld from the Isle After Prom Committee about the Meat Raffle.  They are willing to work the Meat Raffle each week, they would get paid $40.00 per week and the Lions would keep $35.00 per week. They will take it back to their Committee and let Deb know the results.

President Doug Halvorson attended the Zone Meeting held at the Hillman American Legion on August 14th.  It was hosted by the Richardson Lakes Township Area Lions Club.  The speakers for the night were Lyle Goff who spoke on the Eye Tissue problem and Lion Dave and Lion Rhonda who shared their experience on hosting Lion Exchange Students.  Next Zone Meeting will be hosted by the Buckman Lions on October 29, 2018.

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Saloon at White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  We will be open on September 1st, 2nd and 3rd.  All beer has been ordered, licenses received, signs made and insurance purchased.  Everything should be set for a fun weekend.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to purchase 10 Tables from the Hardware Store @ $20.00/per table.  Some tables will be stored in the Storage Shed and some will stay at the Threshing Show. Carried.

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Klauss Rapp, Della Peterson and Brealyn MacLean for Medical Expenses. Carried.

We need to set up a date for the Governor’s Dinner.  President Doug Halvorson will check with the Onamia Lions.  He had talked to them at the Zone Meeting and we are looking at some time in April at the Vet’s Club in Onamia.

The Mini Forum will take place on Tuesday, October 9th at Henry’s in Foley.  Social Hour is at 5:30 pm with Dinner at 6:30 pm.  Reservations need to be in by September 24th.  Any member may attend.

We will start checking on new locations for our meeting place.  Our two years are up at Wahkon Inn. Hans Woelfle will check with the Da Boathouse and Marlene Moss will check with MSA.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes the recommendation to accept the two new Memberships from:  Patti Packer and Aliesha Holbert. Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to continue with the Isle Lions Teachers of the Month.  One Elementary and one High School Teacher will each receive $250.00 each month. Carried.

President Doug Halvorson would like to set up a Garage Clean out day.  The Storage Shed is getting full and the old stuff needs to be disposed of.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:51 pm.  Carried.

 

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

August 13, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had three guests – Patti Packer, Aliesha Holbert and Darlene Lindholm

Invocation was said by Doc Moss.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          Aug. 16th:       Mitzie Reis & Deb Walters

    Aug. 23rd:       Mitzie Reis & Deb Walters

Aug. 30th:       Doug Halvorson and Deb Walters   

    Sept. 6th:        Doug Halvorson & Shari Strecker          

    Aug. 13th:       Shari Strecker & Pat Hicks       

Anyone that is attending the Minnesota State Fair this year – be sure to check out the Lions booth in the KARE 11 Building.  August 31st is District 5M8 Day and they are hosting a KidSight Screening.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker have volunteered to work. Deb and Shari will also hold a KidSight Screening at Nyquist Elementary in September.

Pat Hicks gave a report on the Bloodmobile held in July.  We had a total of 60 Donors. Our goal was 55 – we had 13 walk-ins and 47 donors scheduled.  Pat thanked all that helped that day. She will chair again next year.

 

Corn Feed is set for August 24th at the Isle City Park.  Each member is to bring two pies.  A Thank You was given to Marilyn Exsted for all her years of chairing the Pie Sales.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker will take over. Dawn Christensen passed around a Sign-up Sheet for Workers.  Corn Feed will run from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Set up will start around 2:00 pm.

Hans Woelfle gave an update on the progress of the White Pine Saloon.  This year he has two suppliers for the Beer, so we will have a few more selections.  Will be the same price has last year. He has also gotten the okay to sell our left over Doritos from Isle Days in the Saloon.  New for this year will be the Pull Tabs, we have gotten the okay from the Gambling Association to sell. Thank you Hans for all his work in organizing everything!

5M8 and International Dues have increased over the last three to four years.  We have not raised our dues for a long time. A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to leave Individual Dues at $60.00 and raise the Couple Membership to $110.00 (up $10.00).  Carried.

There was some discussion on Membership Growth.  In 2000 we had 69 members – in 2018 we have 37 members.  We need to learn to sell our Club and get new members   to join. Each current Member is asked to bring a guest to a meeting.  It was also bought up that we should have some posters and brochures at the Corn Feed and at the Threshing Show.

Many Happy Dollars were collected.  As promised last month Klaus Rapp donated a $1.00 for each person that donated blood.  Thank you Klaus!

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Peterson to Adjourn at 7:58 pm.  Carried

 

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

July 26, 2018



 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

9 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Leta Christensen, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Shari Woelfle and Bubbles Haggberg.

We had one Guest – Bob Snyder with the Mille Lacs Historical Society.  He talked to us about our Lion Water Fountain and on winterizing it.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Carried.

No Gambling Report.

Dues from Lions International and District 5M8 have increased, but our club has not raised ours.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to increase the Dues for a Family Membership from $100.00 to $110.00.  This would take effect on January 1, 2019. Individual Dues will remain at $60.00. Carried.

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus was in town on Thurdsay, July 19th.  Despite the weather there was a good turnout.  Our Pre-Sales were down from other years. However, we sold just as many tickets on Thursday night as we did in our Pre-Sales.  Income: $3,707.00 Less Expenses $2,963.25 = $743.75. Thank you, Hans for coordinating everything.

Bloodmobile is set for July 25th at Faith Lutheran Church.  Right now we have 46 people signed up to donate.  Last year we had 62 people donate blood.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $500.00 to Camp Confidence.  Carried.

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Saloon at White Pine.  We will be open on September 1st, 2nd and 3rd.  The Beer has been ordered.  He is still checking on the Liquor License for Monday – it would be additional $125.00 for that day.

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Deb Walters that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Tucker Strecker and Natalie Webeck for Medical Expenses. Carried.

Exterior of the Brat Trailer needs to be repaired, however there needs to be some remodeling done in the inside also.  A Committee was formed to look into this: Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Klaus Rapp and Doc Moss.

Corn Feed is set for August 24th at the City Park.  It will run from 5:00-7:00 pm.

Zone Meeting will be held at the Hillman American Legion on August 14th.  It will be hosted by the Richardson Lakes Township Area Lions Club.  Social will start at 6:00 pm with Dinner at 6:30 pm.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $300.00 to the Mille Lacs Historical Society to help them with their new Storage Shed.   Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $250.00 for Wahkon Days.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to adjourn the meeting at 7:58 pm.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

July 16, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had two guests – Jerry Wohlers from Camp Confidence & Clair Hursery

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented.   Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          July 19th:       Deb Walters & Susan Haggberg

    July 26th:       Jim & Barb Thyr

Aug. 2nd:        Mitzie Reis & Klaus & Priscilla Rapp   

    Aug. 9th:         Pat Hicks & Shari Strecker          

    Aug. 19th:       Mitzie Reis & Deb Walters      

Pat Hicks reported that everything is set for the Bloodmobile.  It will be held at Faith Lutheran Church on July 25th from Noon to 6:00 pm.  Sign-up sheet was passed around.

Treasurer Marlene Moss has not gotten all the paperwork from the Isle Days Committee, but as of right now our profit for the Brat Stand is $1,487.81.  

There needs to be some repair work done on the Brat Trailer.  After some discussion a committee will be formed and maybe some remodeling could get done on the inside of the trailer also.

Hans Woelfle reported on the Circus – they will be in town on Wednesday, July 18th.  Two shows will be performed on Thursday, July 19th.   Shows will be at 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm.  Since they are in town a day early, Hans has lined up a launch trip for them out of McQuoids.

Shari Strecker THANKED our Lions Club for donating towards her Mission Trip to Houston Texas.  She had a blast.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to allow Gambling Manager Deb Walters to purchase Liability Insurance for the Directors and Officers in the amount of $898.00.  Carried.

Deb Walters is having a signed made up for the Lions Water Fountain – showing it was donated by the Isle Lions Club.

We made $767.00 on Bingo during Isle Days this year.

Corn Feed is set for August 24th at the Isle City Park.  President Doug Halvorson has talked to Mike Haggberg and the corn should be ready.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker will take over the Pie Sales.

Next Zone Meeting will be held on August 14th at the Hillman Legion.  The Richardson Township Area Lions will be hosting.  More information will be sent at a later date.

Hans Woelfle has received the Liquor License for the Saloon at the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  We will hear more on the Gambling License (for Bingo and Pull tabs) after July 24th.  He is also working on the Dram Insurance.

Klaup Rapp received a Diamond Centennial Pin.

Many Happy and Sad Dollars were collected.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Stecker to Adjourn at 8:11 pm.  Carried

 

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

June 26, 2018

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Leta Christensen, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woelfle and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to give approval to Gambling Manager Deb Walters to purchase General Liability Insurance for our Club for $898.00.  This Insurance would cover the Board Members. Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to pay Jean Gilmer when Bingo is cancelled after she is there.  Carried.

 

The Lion Water Fountain is up and running.  Be sure to check it out.

 

Bloodmobile is set for July 25th at Faith Lutheran Church.  Pat will have a sign-up sheet at the General Meeting.

 

We still need more help in the Brat Stand.  Dawn Christensen and Marlene Moss will be cooking hamburger and cutting up onions and tomatoes on Friday, June 29th.

 

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will be in town on July 18th.  There will be two performances – one at 5:00 and one at 7:30 pm on July 19th.  A Clown will be at the Library on July 12th to promote the Circus.  All tickets should be turned in before the 19th.

 

Nursing Home Birthday Party will be held on July 17th.  Shari Strecker and Marlene Moss have volunteered to help Leta Christensen.  The Junior Royalty will also be there to help.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Charlie Skogen, Bob Jackson, Dean Hanson and Tyler Sands for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Marlene Moss that if at Lions Year End (June 30th) Gambling is not at the 30% mark,  Gambling Manager Deb Walters may write a check out to the Nyquist Scholarsip Fund to make up the difference.  Carried.

 

We have updated the calling list.  If you are not getting called for the General Meeting please let President Doug Halvorson know.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:29 pm.  Carried.



 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

June 11, 2018


Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.
The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.
We had two guests – John and Pat Sazdoff. Pat is with the Mille Lacs Health Auxiliary
Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.
A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the
Secretary’s Minutes. Carried.
A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the
Treasurer’s Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Peterson to approve the
Gambling Report as presented. Carried.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Peterson to approve the Lawful
Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund as presented. Carried.
Meat Raffle Workers:
June 14 th : Pat Hicks & Shari Strecker
June 21 st :
June 28 th : Doug & Judy Halvorson
July 5 th : Doug Halvorson & Deb Walters
July 12 th : Susan Haggberg& Deb Walters

We have our Lions Head Water Fountain. Right now it is being stored in the Museum.
Bob Snyder will be doing the plumbing on it. We hope it have it done by Isle Days.
We had around 50 kids for the Twins Baseball Clinic. Our Club served around 72
Hotdogs, Chips and Water to the kids and adults. Cost was approximately $100.00.
We are still looking for more help at the Isle Days Brat Stand. We will try and keep
track of tickets sold each shift to see if we can eliminate the shifts that are not busy.

Doc Moss did check on a Golf Banner. He stopped in at the school and talked to them
and also talked to Josh Madison at TCI Signs. Josh will make up a design for us to look
at. Josh also told him he had made a sign for at Fiddlestix Golf Course – showing it was
the home course of the 2013 State Golf Championship, however the course was sold
and the sign never got picked up. Doc has talked to Fiddlestix Golf Course and they are
checking with Management to see if they will put up.
Our new Board of Directors for 2018-2019 was installed.
President: Doug Halvorson 1 st Vice President: Hans Woelfle
2 nd Vice President: Judy Halvorson 3 rd 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 Woelfle & Melisa Maxwell
1 Year Director: Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg
Immediate Past President – Dawn Christensen
The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will be in town on Thursday, July 19 th . They
will perform at 5:00 and 7:30 pm. Hans Woelfle has advance tickets for us to sell.
Pat Sazdoff from the Mille Lacs Health Auxiliary spoke to us. The Auxiliary supports the
Mille Lacs Health System and Mille Lacs Health Foundation. They have 47 members,
but would like more members from the Isle Area. Right now they are trying to raise
money for a new Surgical Table. She is also looking for people that would like to
volunteer their time at the Long Term Care Facility.
Isle Days Parade – Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg, Leta
Christensen and John Sazdoff have volunteered to help pass out candy.
The Bloodmobile will be held on July 25 th at the Faith Lutheran Church. Pat Hicks will
be the Chairperson. A sign-up sheet will be passed around at next meeting.
A Gold Centennial Award was given to Doc and Marlene Moss for sponsoring Lois and
Dick Moroney.
The Nursing home Birthday Party will be held on July 17 th . Leta Christensen and Shari
Strecker will take the Junior Royalty over to help them celebrate.
A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to Adjourn at 7:49 pm.
Carried

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

May 21, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

13 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Leta Christensen, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Pat Hicks, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woelfle, Mitzie Reis, Shari Strecker and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

Pull Tabs are up and running at Fiddlestix Golf Course.  They are also going to try a Meat Raffle on Sundays.

We received a Thank You card from the High School Seniors for the Awards Banquet Dinner.

Deb Walters and Mitzie Reis will pick up the Lions Water Fountain on Friday, May 25th.  They hope the cement work in front of the Museum will be done by that time, then they can set the Fountain there.  Otherwise it will be put in the shed until it can be hooked up. When finished we would like to get a picture in the Messenger.

 

Twins Baseball Clinic will be held on June 1st at the High School Baseball Field.  They are looking at 50-75 kids to attend.  We will serve Hot Dogs, Chips and Water. Doug Halvorson will pick up at Costco.

 

Isle Days Brat Stand – we are still looking for more people to sign up.  Last year we made $1,400.

 

Awards Night Banquet – we paid for 18 High School Seniors to attend – $180.00.

 

We had 8 people for Ditch Clean-up on Wednesday, May 16th:  Bubbles Haggberg, Virgil Lindholm, Jim Thyr, Bob Peterson, Pat Hicks, Marilyn Exsted, Dawn Christensen and Susan Haggberg.  THANK YOU!






 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Delphia Cooper and Harley Exsted for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Pat Hicks to spend $80.00 to $100.00 for Flowers for Phyllis Ketchmark’s Funeral.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to spend up to $900.00 for Little Miss Isle Pageanet.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Mitzie Reis to spend up to $500.00 on the Kiddie Parade.  Carried

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfe and seconded by Deb Walters to spend up to $150.00 on the Nursing Home Birthday Party in July.  Carried.

 

Pat Hicks will check with Linda Orazem to see if she has received anything on the Bloodmobile.  We usually host it in July. We also need someone to help Pat.

 

Due to July 4th and then all the Isle Days Events we have changed the date of the General Meeting to July 16th.  

 

Mitzie Reis, Dawn Christensen and Marlene Moss will pass out candy for the McGrath Parade.

 

The Circus will be in town on July 19th.  There will be two performances – one at 5:30 and one at 7:00 pm.

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Mitzie Reis to adjourn the meeting at 7:18pm.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

May 14, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Klaus Rapp and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund with correction (removal of Isle ECFE).  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          May 17th:      Klaus Rapp

    May 24th :     Shari Strecker & Pat Hicks

May 31st:      

    June 7th:        Jim & Barb Thyr          

    June 14th:      Shari Strecker &            

Treasurer Marlene Moss and 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle attended the Zone Meeting in Little Falls on April 24th.  Our Zone would like to do a Zone Wide Project.

 

Our Lion Water Fountain should be ready sometime this week.  Deb Walters and Mitzie Reis will go and pick up.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to spend up to $600.00 on candy for all the parades this summer – McGrath, Isle & Wahkon.  Carried

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to donate $200.00 to the Mille Lacs Fun Run.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to accept the following Board of Directors:

 

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 Woelfle & Melisa Maxwell

    1 Year Director:  Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

    Immediate Past President – Dawn Christensen

 

Twins Baseball Clinic – June 1st signup sheet was passed around.  We plan on serving hotdogs and chips.  Two sessions will be held: Ages 6-9 5:00-6:30 pm and Ages 10-13 6:30-8:00 pm.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on Wednesday, May 16th at 5:00 pm.  Meet at the State Garage.  Rain day will be Thursday, May 17th.

 

Bubbles Haggberg gave us an update on the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.  

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to pay for a Golf Banner in recognition of the Golf Team from 2013 who won the one and only State Championship in any sport.  Doc Moss will check with the school. Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:10 pm.  Carried

 

 

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

April 23, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

9 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Leta Christensen, Pat Hicks, Carolyn Remer, Shari Woelfle and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report

 

Received several Thank You cards.

 

President Doug Halvorson attended Officer Training in Pierz, he gave an update from the District Governor.

 

We will put some membership information at the Pull Tab booth at the Muni, for anyone that maybe interested in becoming a Lion member.

 

Marlene Moss and Hans Woelfle will attend the Zone Meeting in Little Falls on the 24th.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Ray Seibert, Mike Linberger and Chuck Schueller for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month –

    Elementary School – Lori Wall and High School – Tyler Soderstrom

 

Hope to have our Lion Head Water Fountain installed sometime in May.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to pay for Dinner for the Senior Class Students at the Awards Banquet.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to donate $200.00 to the Milaca Alumini Band for the Isle Days Parade.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $150.00 to the Isle ECFE for Family Carnival Night.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari  Woelfle and seconded by Pat Hicks to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 pm.

 

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

April 09, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

President Doug Halvorson introduced our guests – District Governor Jack Breitkreutz and his wife Carol.  We also had several members of the Onamia Lions join us, along with two new perspective members – Lacey and Tami Eads.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

          April 12th:     Shari Strecker & Hans Woelfle

    April 19th:     Jim & Barb Thyr

April 26th:     Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

    May 3rd:        Doug Halvorson & Judy Crace          

    May 10th:       Deb Walters & Shari Strecker          

    Officer Training will be held on April 17th in Pierz.  President Doug Halvorson will attend.

The last Zone Meeting for this Lions year will be held in Little Falls on April 24th.    Hans Woelfle and Marlene Moss plan to attend.

 

District Governor Jack passed out several Chevrons:  Lions Bob and Judy Crace received 15 years and Carolyn Remer received 25 years.  He then presented Helen Keller Awards to Deb Walters and Shari Strecker. Susan Haggberg was awared with the Top Dog Award from Can Do Canines.

 

District Governor Jack then gave us an update on the Newsletter and reminded us to send articles in whenever we have events.  This shows other club what we are doing. He then explained the Club Excellence Award. To receive this award this year we need to add four new members.  Since this is the 100th year he gave us a history lesson on the Lions, Lion Carol then gave everyone a test on what we learned.

 

President Doug Halvorson presented District Governor Jack with a check for $100.00 for LCIF (the Governor’s favorite cause this year).  

 

Our next meetings:  

 

    Board Meeting – April 23rd at the IREC

    General Meeting – May 14th  

    Board Meeting – May 28th  

We had several Members donate “Happy” and “Sad” Dollars.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Dolores Haggberg to Adjourn at 8:04 pm.  Carried

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

March 26, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Shari Strecker, Leta Christensen, Bubbles Haggberg, Conrad Thomsen and Pat Hicks.

 

We had one Guest – Kathy Young w/ Isle Community Education

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as read out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

    March 29th:      Hans Woelfle and Carolyn Remer

    April 5th:             Shari Strecker and Doug Halvorson

    

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to give the Board’s recommendation to put two Pull Tab boxes in at Fiddlestix Golf Course.  This will be on a trial period for the summer. We will still need County and State’s approval. Carried.

 

Gambling Manager Deb Walters had checked into raising the Insurance on the Cash we have on hand at the Isle Muni.  A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Dawn Christensen to follow the recommendation of Gambling Manager Deb Walters to leave the Insurance as is.  Carried.

 

Deb Walters has gotten ahold of everyone that had referrals from the KidSight Training.  Out of the eight referrals, 5 students got eye glasses. Next year we will screen the entire school.  This will be done in September when school starts.

Because of the cold and snowy weather, we only had 50 kids at the Easter Egg Hunt this year.  However, we still had four very excited kids that won the bikes. Marlene took pictures of the winners and took to the Messenger.

 

Due to everyone’s schedule we have decided to attend Officers Training in Pierz this year.  This will be held on April 17th.  So far Doug Halvorson, Marlene Moss and Susan Haggberg will attend.  If anyone else would like to go, just let one of them know.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to accept the following for the 2018-2019 Board of Directors:                    Carried.

 

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 Woelfle & Melisa Maxwell

    1 Year Director:  Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Julius “Smoky” Anderson, Linda Gruba and Bev Waddell for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

The last Zone Meeting for this Lions year will be held on April 24th in Little Falls.  If anyone would like to attend, please let Doug Halvorson know.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month –

    Elementary School – Katie Cooper and High School – Rene Athmen

 

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $100.00 to the District Governor’s favorite Lions cause.  Carried.

 

Kathy Young talked to us about the free Baseball Clinic coming to Isle on June 1st.  They would like the Isle Lions to help support by providing snacks for the kids.  A Motion was made by Conrad Thomsen and seconded by Pat Hicks that the Isle Lions Club help support the Clinic by providing the snacks for the kids.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Deb Walters to adjourn the meeting at 7:21 pm.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

February 26, 2018

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

8 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Leta Christensen, Shari Woelfle and Bubbles Haggberg.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

Treasurer Marlene Moss gave us a report on the Spaghetti Supper.  This year we had 56 paid meals and 4 free meals. Total amount to be donated to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund is $288.89.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to approve the Report as presented. Carried.

No Gambling Report

It is with regrets that we accepted Linda Orazem’s resignation from our Club.

KidSight - Deb Walters has talked to some of the parents of the students that were give referrals on screening day.  She will continue with the follow-ups.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Ray Gruba, Pam Bowman, Chuck Mathison, Denny Lemm and Mae DuClos for Medical Expenses. Carried.

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month –

    Elementary School – Stan Miller and High School – Troy Shafer

Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 24th at the IREC.

A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $500.00 to the After Prom Party.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting at 7:22 pm.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

February 12, 2018

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Pat Hicks to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

  February 22nd:   Mitzie Reis & Hans Woelfle

    March 1st:          Bubbles Haggberg & Shari Strecker

March 8th:          Pat Hicks & Shari Strecker

    March 15th:          

    March 22nd:          

    March 29th:        Hans Woelfle & Carolyn Remer

Doug Halvorson, Shari Strecker, Pat Hicks, Marlene Moss and Hans Woelfle attended the 5M-8 Mid-Winter Convention on February 3, 2018 held at the Kelly Inn in St Cloud.  They attended several business meetings and listened to some excellent speakers.

The Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 16th in the Commons Area at the School.  Since we are in Lenten season we will have and Meat and Meatless Sauce.  We will be serving from 4:30 to 6:30. Prices will be the same as last year - $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for Students and Seniors.  This is a double header Basketball game with Hinckley/Finlayson.

When we did our Kid Sight Vision Screening – we gave out 8 referrals, which we now need to follow up on.  President Doug Halvorson has spoken to the Optometrist in Milaca - Dr. Kim Molacek on what it would cost our club to help the families that cannot afford the exam or glasses.  She will donate the eye exam and a pair of glasses would run around $60.00. A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Lois Moreney to accept this offer. Carried.

Our Membership is slowing declining.  When we started our club we had over 60 members, right now we only have 38 members.  President Doug Halvorson passed out “An Invitation to Join the Isle Lions Club in 2018” in hopes that we may get some new members.

Our next few meetings:  

 Board Meeting – February 26th at the IREC

    General/Board Meeting – March 26th at the IREC

    General Meeting – April 9th (District Governor’s Dinner with the Onamia Lions)

    Board Meeting – April 23rd

We had several Members donate “Happy” and “Sad” Dollars.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn at 7:29 pm.  Carried

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

January 22, 2018

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Shari Strecker, Leta Christensen, Shari Woelfle, Mitzie Reis and Pat Hicks.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as read out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

    Jan. 25th:    Mitzie Reis and Hans Woelfle

    Feb. 1st:    Pat Hicks and Shari Strecker

    Feb. 8th:    Mitzie Reis and Doug Halvorson

    Feb. 15th:    Doug Halvorson and Deb Walters

    Feb. 22nd:    Mitzie Reis

Hans Woelfle gave us a report on Christmas Tree of Giving.  Everything went very good.  We had 47 people that we gave gifts to.  Christmas Party went well.

KidSight - Deb Walters and Shari Strecker went to the local Day Cares and to the Elementary and High School and did Vision Screening.  We had 12 Preschool kids and 52 Students sign up.  Out of this number we gave out 8 Referrals, which we will need to check up on.  Doug Halvorson will check with an optometrist we could recommend.

Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters and Hans Woelfle will give an interview at the Messenger for an article on our Lions Club.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzi Reis that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Donna Anderson for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $200.00 each to the following for the Parade of Green ($2,000.00 total) at the Mid-Winter Convention held in St. Cloud at the Kelly Inn Febrary 2, 3 and 4, 2018.  Carried.

    1. LCIF (Lions Clubs International Foundation)

    2. Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation:

        1)  Children’s Eye Clinic

        2)  Eye Bank

        3)  Macular Degeneration Center

    3. MD5M Lions Hearing Foundation

        1)  Hearing Foundation

        2)  Children’s Hearing Clinic

    4. Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation

    5. Leader Dog for the Blind

    6 .Can Do Canines

    7. MD5M Project New Hope Lions Foundation of Minnesota

Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 16, 2018 at the Commons Area in the High School.  We will serve supper from 4:30-6:30.   Proceeds go to Nyquist Scholarship.  Dawn Christensen had posters for everyone to put up.  She will bring a sign-up sheet to the February General Meeting.

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month –

    Elementary School – Kendal Hursey            High School – Dave Mueller

Students in grades K to 2nd grade will attend the Shrine Circus on April 5, 2018.  

Deb Walters will check on the Lions Water Fountain, we should have in March or April.  She will let the City of Isle know what kind of connctions they will need.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Deb Walters to adjourn the meeting at 7:11 pm.

 

  

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

December 18, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Dawn Christensen, Shari Streceker, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen, Carolyn Remer and Linda Orazem.

We had one Guest:  Craig Elgin with the Isle Police Department.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

The 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held in St Cloud this year – February 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2018.  So far Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Shari Strecker, Pat Hicks and Marlene Moss have signed up to attend.  We will have Conrad Thomsen send out an email asking if anyone else would like to go.  Registration has to be in by January 19, 2018.

A Motion was made by Shari Strecker and seconded by Carolyn Remer to hold “Santa’s Secret Shop” again next year.  Because of the low number of kids that participated, there was some discussion of whether to hold it next year.  Carried with 9) Yes 1) Nay

Hans Woelfle was not present at the Meeting, but wanted to let all members know they  can come and participate in the Christmas Party held for the Seniors at the  High Rise on Wednesday, December 20th at 6:00 pm.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 to Marvin Berry for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:

    Elementary School – Kalie Turgeon               Each Teacher received $250.00

    High School – Julie Ulmen

 

Spaghetti Dinner will be held on February 16, 2018.  This is a Double Header Basketball game with Hinckley/Finlayson.  Dawn Christensen will send a couple of flyers to the Athletic Director at the Hinckley/Finlayson School in hopes of getting people from there to come and eat.  Prices will remain the same as last year - $8.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Seniors and Students.  Under age 5 will be free.  Last year we had 162 people attend.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to donate $500.00 to the Isle Police Department to be put in an account specifically for Body Cameras.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Deb Walters to donate $100.00 each to Shari Strecker and Natalie Webeck to be used to go on a Mission Trip in June of 2018.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting at 7:51 pm.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

December 11, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

We had five guests attend our Christmas Party:  Phyllis Haggberg, Darlene Lindholm, Roger Strecker, Lynda Long and Jean Giller.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          Dec. 14th:            Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

    Dec. 28th:            Doug Halvorson & Carolyn Remer

Jan. 4th:               Shari Strecker &

    Jan. 11th:          Shari Strecker & Hans Woelfle

    Jan. 18th:          Doug Halvorson

Deb Walters, Shari Strecker and Mitzie Reis attended the Kidsight Training in Little Falls.  January 15th and January 16th has been set up to check the student’s eyesight in school, we will also check the smaller kids in the local daycares.

This year the Mid-Winter Convention will be held in St. Cloud at the Kelly Inn on February 2, 3, 4 of 2018.  So far we have five members attending:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Marlene Moss, Shari Strecker and Pat Hicks.  Registration needs to be in by January 19th.

Santa’s Secret Shop was held on Saturday, December 2nd at the Elementary School.  We had 45 kids come and shop along with 10 workers.  This is down about 10 kids from last year; however the income was about the same as last year.  

Income:          $1,341.65             Our total cost for the Santa Shop was

    Fun Services:  (1,240.03)                    slightly more than 2016 and the number

    Santa Bags:        (428.28)             of shoppers was less than 2016.

                                     ($326.66)

 

THANK YOU to Jim Thyr for being Santa Claus!!

Christmas Tree of Giving – due to remodeling at Teal’s Market the tree was taken down about a week after it was put up.  However they continue to give away the tags from it.  Hans Woelfle had three left to give out at our General Meeting.  We had 46 tags on the tree.  Dan’s Catering will provide the meat and cheese platters for the Christmas Party.  The Party will be held in the Community Room at the High Rise on December 20th at 6:00 pm.  All Lions members are invited.  The Bakery has donated five dozen cookies.

Spaghetti Supper is set for Friday, February 16th.  This is a double header Basketball game with Hinckley/Finlayson.   We will be serving from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.  Dawn Christensen will bring a sign-up sheet to the February General Meeting.

President Doug Halvorson presented Leta Christensen with a 100th Anniversary Silver Centennial Award for sponsoring a new member (Shari Strecker).   He also presented Dawn Christensen and Marlene Moss with a Melvin Jones Award.  Congratulations to both of them!

In honor of Bill Bjorklund – Deb Walters presented Treasurer Marlene Moss with two Happy Dollars for her two new grandchildren – numbers 14 and 15.  Mitzie Reis also donated $1.00 for grandchild due in April and Conrad Thomsen donated a $1.00 for the snow we received.  

Also a reminder that in January and March we will combine our General Meeting with our Board Meeting, anyone is welcome to attend.  They are held on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the IREC.  Our next regular Board Meeting will be on December 18th (due to Christmas is on our meeting night).  Our next General/Board Meeting will be held on January 22, 2018.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Mitzie Reis to Adjourn at 7:26 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

November 27,2017

 

 

Meeting was called to order by First Vice-President Hans Woelfle.

 

11 Members Present: Hans Woelfle, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Dawn Christensen, Shari Streceker, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen, Carolyn Remer, Conrad Thomsen and Shari Woelfle.

 

We had one Guest: Bonnie Skogen for the Isle Skating Rink

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read. Carried.

 

The Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will be back in Isle next Summer – We are looking at the third weekend of July 2018.

 

A Kidsight Training Session was held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Sobieski Community Center in Little Falls. Shari Strecker, Deb Walters and Mitzie Reis attended. Dawn Christensen will check with the School and set up a date for January to have all students eyes checked.

 

The Gambling Convention was held on November 16th to November 19th. Gambling Manager Deb Walters and Susan Haggberg attended on Friday, November 17th. Both attended some excellent classes.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 2nd. Please be at the school around 8:00 am.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to: Angie Groth, Esther Paulsen and Dan & Toni Strecker for Medical Expenses. Carried.

 

Christmas Tree of Giving – this year we have 46 ornaments on it. Hans & Shari Woelfle, Deb Walters, Conrad Thomsen and Dolores Haggberg helped set it up. Thank You!

The Christmas Party to pass out the gifts will be held at the Senior High Rise on Wednesday, December 20th at 6:00 pm. A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $200.00 to help cover the expenses. Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to pay for the tickets for the Shrine Circus for Kindergarten to 2nd graders. The Circus will be in March or April of 2018. The School will pay for the transportation. We sponsor this trip every three years. Carried.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:

Elementary School – Stacey Borchert Each Teacher received $250.00

High School – Travis Turgeon

 

The 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held in St Cloud this year – February 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2018. So far Hans Woelfle, Shari Strecker, Pat Hicks and Marlene Moss have signed up to attend.

 

Spaghetti Dinner – Dawn Christensen will check on the date – but we are looking at February 16, 2018. Prices will remain the same as last year - $8.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Seniors and Students. Under age 5 will be free. Last year we had 162 people attend.

 

Bonnie Skogen spoke to us on the Skating Rink. It is open from 3:00 to 7:30 pm each day. They have approximately 30-40 kids per day. For the three months that they are open it costs between $4,500 to $5,500 to operate, this is used to pay for the attendants, pay the electricity and for someone to clean the ice. A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Leta Christensen to donate $1,000.00 to the Rink. Carried.

Our December Board meeting will be held on December 18th due to our regular meeting date falls on Christmas Day.

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Shari Strecker to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 pm. Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

November 13, 2017

Meeting was called to order by 1st Vice President Hans Woelfle.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          Nov. 16th:           Shari Strecker & Linda Orazem

    Nov. 23rd:           Thanksgiving

    Nov. 30th:           Jim & Barb Thyr

    Dec. 7th:             Shari Strecker & Hans Woelfle

    Dec. 14th:         Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

    Dec. 21st:         Melisa Maxwell & Deb Walters

Deb Walters, Shari Strecker and Mitzie Reis attended the Kidsight Training in Little Falls on October 17th and are set to test the student eyes.  Dawn Christensen will talk to the School and set up a date in late January to test all the students.  Deb Walters will contact the local daycares and set up a date to also check the younger kids.

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 2nd at the Elementary School.  We will start at 8:30 am.  Jim Thyr will once again come as Santa Claus.

Christmas Tree of Giving – Hans has been busy contacting interested people.  We should have around 50 people participate this year.  They will be setting the tree up at Teal’s Market on Friday, November 25th.

Our Christmas Party will be held at our December General Meeting.  This year we have decided to go with $10.00 gifts.  So each member or guest that comes should bring a $10.00 gift with them.

The Mid-Winter Convention is coming up on February 2nd, 3rd and 4th of February of 2018.  This year it will be held in St. Cloud at the Kelly Inn.  We need to let them know the number of members attending by January 19th.  Hans Woelfle, Shari Strecker and Pat Hicks have signed up to go.

Just a reminder that in January and March we will combine our General Meeting with our Board Meeting, anyone is welcome to attend the Board Meetings.  They are held on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:30 pm at the IREC.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to Adjourn at 7:00 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

October 23, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

12 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Dawn Christensen, Shari Streceker, Bubbles Haggberg, Linda Orazem, Leta Christensen, Carolyn Remer, Conrad Thomsen and Dolores Haggberg.

 

We had one Guest:  Shannon Brown – She spoke to us about the Food Shelf.  For the month of October for each $100.00 donated the Food Shelf will receive and extra three pounds of food.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as given.  Carried.

 

Our December Board meeting will be held on December 18th due to our regular meeting date is Christmas Day.

 

Dolores Haggberg came and spoke to us on Mint Sales.  They have been extremely slow.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to discontinue the Mint Sales and use the remaining inventory for promotional use for our club.  Carried.

 

A Kidsight Training Session was held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Sobieski Community Center in Little Falls. Shari Strecker, Deb Walters and Mitzie Reis attended.  A date will be set up in December to have all kids in Preschool thru High School be tested.  Permission sheets will have to be sent home.

 

Thank you to the following people who picked ditches:  Shari Strecker, Pat Hicks, Virgil Lindholm, Doug Halvorson and Bubbles Haggberg.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Strecker that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Keith Schultz, Marsha “Jean” Cawelti and Gary Remer for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Deb Walters to spend up to $500.00 for Gift Bags for Santa to give out at Santa’s Secret Shop.  Carried.

 

Santa’s Secret Shop will be held on Saturday, December 2nd.  Please be at the school around 8:00 am.  No Bake Sale.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:

    Elementary School – Riley Mooney               Each Teacher received $250.00

    High School – Brandon Baker

 

Hans Woelfle has received a letter from the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus.  They would like to come to town the third weekend in July.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to adjourn the meeting at 7:24 pm.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

October 9, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

Following Members had Birthdays this month:  Bob Crace, Doc Moss & Hans Woelfle

 

A Motion was made by Doc  Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

          Oct. 12th:           Hans Woelfle & Klaus Rapp    

    Oct. 19th:           Linda Orazem & Bubbles Haggberg

    Oct. 26th:           Shari Strecker & Pat Hicks

    Nov. 2nd:            Barb & Jim Thyr

    Nov. 9th:         Hans Woelfle & Shari Strecker

    Nov. 16th:         Melisa Maxwell &

    

Doc and Marlene Moss received a Membership Key for bringing in two new members.

 

Marlene Moss, Doug Halvorson and Susan Haggberg attended the District 5M-8 Mini Forum held in Foley on October 3rd.  The Guest speaker was Jackie Osterhaus and she spoke on PTSD.

 

Deb Walters, Shari Strecker and Mitzie Reis will attend the Kidsight Training in Little Falls on October 17th.  Each club can have 2 to 4 members trained on the vision machine and required paperwork.  

 

Our Board Meetings will once again be held on the fourth Monday of the Month.  All members are welcome to attend.

 

Ditch pick-up will be held on Wednesday, October 11th at 5:00 pm.  Pat Hicks, Deb Walters, Shari Strecker, Dawn Christensen and Virgil Lindholm have volunteered to help.

 

Jim Thyr has agreed to be Santa Claus again this year.  THANK YOU JIM!

 

Something to think about next year – The last couple of years the High School has held a Homecoming Parade.  Would the Isle Lions like to participate next year?

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to Adjourn at 7:18 pm.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

September 26, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

10 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Shari Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Shari Streceker, Bubbles Haggberg and Linda Orazem

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Strecker to approve the Treasurer’s Report as given.  Carried.  We still have some inventory (beer) left from the Threshing show.  Hans will bring to General Meeting for members to buy.

 

Gambling Manager Deb Walters gave us an update on our Gambling from June 30, 2016 to July 1 2017.  We donated 30.23% of that 11.58% went to taxes.

 

We received a letter from Minnesota MinnDot.  There will be a meeting held on October 21st at 5:00 pm at Someday Isle.  They would like to designate the Highway around the lake as a Scenic By-Way to help promote tourism.  Doug Halvorson and Bubbles Haggberg will try and attend.

 

A Kidsight Training Session will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Sobieski Community Center in Little Falls at 6:00 pm.  The program is looking to have 2 to 4 members from each club trained on the vision machine and required paperwork.  We need to RSVP Zone Chair Bunny Tabatt by October 10th.  Shari Strecker and Deb Walters will attend.

 

The 5M8 District Mini Forum will be held on October 3rd in Foley.  Doug Halvorson, Marlene Moss and Susan Haggberg will attend.  The speaker this year is Jackie Osterhaus and she will be speaking on PTSD.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Martha Sahlstrom for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $1,000.00 to the Isle Food Shelf thru the City of Isle (funds will get matched if we send it thru the City).  Carried.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:

    Elementary School – Stacy Borchert               Each Teacher received $250.00

    High School – Jake Tangren

 

A Motion was made by Susan Haggberg and seconded by Shari Strecker to donate $500.00 to the Husky High Five Program at School.  Carried.

 

President Doug Halvorson will talk to the Editor at the Mille Lacs Messenger to see if we can get better Publicity for our Club.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on Wednesday, October 11th at 5:00 pm.  Raindate will be Thursday, October 12th.  Everyone can meet at the State Garage.

 

Board Meetings will be changed to Monday nights until further notice.

 

Hans Woelfle is going to check on getting a Speaker to come to our General Meeting and speak to us about Heart Problems and CPR.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

September 11, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

 

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

We had three Guests:  Shari Bixby, Kathy Vandenberg and Iola Bjorklund

 

Following Members had Birthdays this month:  Judy Halvorson & Priscilla Rapp

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

 

          Sept. 14th:           Jim & Barb Thyr    

    Sept. 21st :          Hans Woelfle & Klaus Rapp

    Sept. 28th:           Shari Strecker & Pat Hicks

    Oct. 5th:               Deb Walters & Shari Strecker

    

We received a confirmation from District Governor Jack Breitkreutz that his Governor’s Visit with our club and the Onamia Lions will be on April 9, 2018 at the Wahkon Inn.

 

Deb Walters – made a trip to Avalon Studios in Merrifeld to order our Lion Water Fountain for our Legacy Project.  It will be ready in April 2018.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to add the Spigot for filling water jugs at the cost of $500.00.  Carried.

 

Shari Bixby and Kathy VandenBerg gave us an update on the American Cancer Society Relay for Life (Mille Lacs Lake Relay).  The Relay for Life for 2017 had 8 Teams registered and made a total of $18,400.00.  The date for next year’s Run is Friday, July 27, 2018.  

 

Chairperson Hans Woelfle gave us a report on the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show.  We made a profit of $3,457.08.  Two of the three days we had great weather and sold a lot of beer.  We made $500.00 doing Bingo.  Next year we will check into selling pulltabs.  Thank you, Hans and Shari for chairing this project.

 

President Doug Halvorson presented a Plaque to Bill Bjorklund for his 17 Years of Service to our Community.  Bill will be moving to Arizona later this month.

 

The 5M8 Mini Forum will be held in Foley on October 3rd.   All members are welcome to attend.  Doug Halvorson, Marlene Moss and Susan Haggberg will attend.

 

Kidsight Training will be held in Little Falls on October 17th.  Each club can have 2 to 4 members trained on the vision machine and required paperwork.  Deb Walters and Shari Strecker have signed up to attend.  Dawn Christensen will check with the school to be sure they are interested in the program.

 

A Motion was made by Leta Christensen and seconded by Judy Halvorson to accept the Membership of Melisa Maxwell into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.  Melisa is sponsored by Marlene Moss.  President Doug Halvorson then Inducted her into our Club.  Welcome, Melisa!

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Klaus Rapp to donate $1,000.00 to LCIF for the Hurricane Relief Foundation.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Shari Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried

 

  

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

August 29, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

 

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Deb Walters, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Shari Woelfle, Carolyn Remer, Shari Streceker, Leta Christensen, Linda Orazem and Conrad Thomsen.

We had one Guest:  Mike Merritt – the new Nyquist Elementary Physical Ed teacher

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report on the Corn Feed.  Carried.

 

No Gambling Report

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve members who would like to attend the Gambling Convention held in St. Cloud in November.  Carried.

 

Deb Walters will call and check on the Lion Water Fountain for our Legacy Project.

 

The new corn cookers worked well at the Corn Feed.  We now have three cookers and five baskets to use next year; however we are in need of grilling utensils for the Brats and Hotdogs.

 

White Pine Logging and Threshing Show – Hans has had some up and downs this week between the Beer Distributor and the Insurance Company.  But everything has worked it’s self out and we should be ready for this weekend.

 

Nine Isle Lion Members attended the Zone Meeting held in Onamia on August 22nd.  It was a very informative meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Darlene Lindholm, Judy Crace, John Giller and Marilyn Exsted for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

The 5M8 Mini Forum will be held in Foley on October 3, 2017.  The speaker this year is Jackie Osterhaus and she will be speaking on PTSD.

 

A Kidsight Training Session will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Sobieski Community Center in Little Falls at 6:00 pm.  The program is looking to have 2 to 4 members from each club trained on the vision machine and required paperwork.  We need to RSVP Zone Chair Bunny Tabatt by October 10th.  President Doug Halvorson will have Dawn Christensen check with the school to be sure they are interested in this type of program.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $500.00 to Nyquist Elementary for the Physical Education Program as requested by Mike Merritt.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes the recommendation to accept the membership of Melisa Maxwell into the Isle Lions Club.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Hans Woelfle to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

August 14, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

We had one Guest:  Melisa Maxwell (who is also becoming a member)

Following Members had Birthdays this month:  Susan Haggberg & Klaus Rapp

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s Minutes with one change – name of President calling meeting to order should read Doug Halvorson.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Bob Crace and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          Aug. 17th:           Klaus Rapp & Doug Halvorson    

    Aug. 24th :          Shari Strecker & Pat Hicks

    Aug. 31st:           Bill Bjorklund & Linda Orazem

    Sept. 7th:            Hans Woelfle & Bob Crace

    Sept. 14th:         Barb & Jim Thyr

    

Blood Drive on July 13th went well.  We had 62 people come in to donate – 57 donated and 5 were deferred.  Only problem was that the Red Cross was understaffed.  They did not expect that many people to come in to donate.  Linda Orazem will talk to them for next year.

 

White Pine Logging & Threshing Show – September 2nd, 3rd and 4th.  Beer has been ordered and have received License.  Would like to get a Golf Cart to use instead of 4-Wheeler which might be easier to get around with.  Hans is also looking for a Wagon to pull around to sell beer during the parade.  This year we are also going to try Bingo after the parade.  Hans will pick up Pretzel’s or Peanuts to set out on the Tables for Customer’s to eat.  He still has a couple of openings on the schedule, so if you can help please let him know.

Corn Feed will be held on August 25th at the City Park.  Hopefully the corn will be ready.  Each member is to bring two pies.

Wahkon Days is August 17th to August 20th.  Doug Halvorson, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Mitzie Reis, Shari Strecker and Susan Haggberg will throw candy during the Parade.

Our first Zone Meeting for the year will be hosted by the Onamia Lions on August 22nd at the Vet’s Club.  Social  hour starts at 6:00 pm with meeting at 6:30 pm.  Nine Isle Lions members will attend:  Doug & Judy Halvorson, Doc & Marlene Moss, Hans & Shari Woelfle, Klaus & Priscilla Rapp and Susan Haggberg.

Conrad Thomsen spoke to us on the E-News.  We have stopped using the Newsletter System and are now using the e-news system.  Any news or information that you would like the Members to hear about just sent an e-mail to islelions@gmail.com.  The information will then be copied and pasted into an email and sent out to the Isle Lions who have e-mail addresses.  This information can be anything:  someone in the hospital, special dates of projects, events or reminders of events, birthdays or deaths.  When the message comes to the e-news it will be sent out as soon as possible.

We received an invitation to join our fellow Lions for a celebration of the partnership between the Minnesota Lions and the University of Minnesota, as they kick off the Vision for Vison Campaign.  They would like us to join them for the first Golden Gopher football game with specially priced tickets on Thursday, August 31st.  All Lions will be seated together in the stand and will receive special recognition during the game.

We are going to lose another member – Bill Bjorklund has sold his house here in Isle and will be moving to Arizona.  September will be his last meeting.  He will be missed!

Conrad Thomsen reminded us that we can still get sweatshirts with the Lion Logo on it.

The Isle Lions Board Meeting will be changed to August 29th due to the Zone Meeting on the 22nd.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to Adjourn.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

July 25, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

9 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Shari Woelfle, Carolyn Remer, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen and Linda Orazem.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Leta C hristensen to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to approve the Treasurer’s Report.  Carried.

No Gambling Report

We received a Thank You from:  Lloyd & Marilyn Washburn, Frank & Phyllis Ketchmark and the Milaca Marching Band.  Hans Woelfle also thanked us for the donation for the Car Show.

Blood Drive – Understaffed, but everything went okay.  We had a total of 62 donors – 57 gave blood and 5 were deferred.

Legacy Project – Mitzie Reis was not at the meeting, so no new information.

Corn Feed – August 25th – Sign-up sheet will be passed around.  Need to look at getting a new corn cooker.

White Pine Logging & Threshing Show – Have Liquor License and Beer has been ordered.  Could we do Bingo?

The Fallen Outdoors – A nonprofit organization ran by military veterans.  They thrive to get veterans outdoors at little or no cost to them.  Would like to come and speak at the General Meeting.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Gary Wunderlich, Harold Roeschlein and Janine Thielen for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $500.00 to  Wahkon Days.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

July 10, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Doug Halvorson.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

We had one Guest:  Darlene Lindholm

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Klaus Rapp and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          July 13th:           Shari Strecker & Klaus Rapp    

    July 20th :          Pat Hicks & Klaus Rapp

    July 27th :          Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

    Aug. 3rd:            Shari Strecker & Bill Bjorklund

    Aug. 10th:        Shari Strecker & Pat Hicks

 

Spring Gala Dinner/Dance:

    Ticket Sales: $2,460.00    Auction Sales:  $674.00 = $3,134.00

    112 Meals: $2,098.34  (Including 10 musicians who ate free and was not authorized by committee)

    Band:  $350.00

    Refund Check:  $180.00  (To 9 Presale Ticket Holders turned away because of overselling at the door)

    Total Expenses:  $2,628.34            

TOTAL PROFIT:  $440.66 -   $220.33 to each Lions Club

Isle Days:  

    Brat Stand – Took in $2,969.00 less 10% to Isle Days Committee = $2,672.10

We still need to figure in the Expenses.  Marlene will give a full report at Board Meeting when all bills are in.  The trailer is need of a couple of repairs – Doc will take care of.

    Bingo – Took in $970.00 less cost of Bingo Sheets $8.35 PROFIT:  $962.00

 

Everything is set for the Bloodmobile on Thursday, July 13th.  However, Linda can still use more help.

Sign-up sheets were once again passed around for the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show, which will be held on September 2nd, 3rd and 4th.  Hans is looking for help in the Evenings.

 

The Corn Feed is tentatively set for August 25th – depending on the corn.  Everyone was reminded to bring 2 pies.  Sign-up sheet will be passed around at August Meeting.

 

Nursing Home Birthday Party – this year there are 6 residents who are having birthdays.  Leta Christensen and Nancy Friendt will take the Junior Royalty over to help them with the Party.

President Doug Halvorson gave Doc & Marlene Moss and Klaus Rapp a Silver 100th Centennial Membership Pin.

Conrad Thomsen spoke to us on the Newsletter.  There will no longer be a monthly newsletter; instead you will receive short e-news notes.  When you hear of any news that you think should be shared with our Membership, please let Conrad know and he will send it out as soon as he can.  This would include anyone that is sick, passed away, birthdays, or any projects or events.  The easiest way is by e-mail:  islelions@gmail.com

or you may also call him.  If you know of someone without e-mail please share the e-news notes with them.

Wahkon Parade will be held on Saturday, August 19th.

The Relay for Life Run will be held at the Isle High School on July 28th from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am.  They are still looking for more teams or individuals to walk.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bill Bjorklund to Adjourn.  Carried

 

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

June 27, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

11 Members Present:  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Dawn Christensen, Deb Walters, Susan Haggberg, Shari Woelfle, Carolyn Remer, Mitzie Reis, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen and Linda Orazem.

We had one Guest:  Craig Elgin, Isle Police Department.  He spoke to us about a couple of items the department would like to purchase:  FLIR LS-XR Monocular Nigh Vision Thermal Camera and a new Stalker Radar.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $250.00 to the Car Show during Isle Days and $250.00 to the Fitness Center.  Carried.

 

McGrath July 4th Parade:  Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss and Mitzie Reis.

Isle Days:  

    Little Miss Isle and Commodore:  Interviews on June 28th and Pagaent on July 6th.

    Brat Stand:  Still need more workers – Linda Orazem will call members.

    Kiddie Parade:  July 8th at 10:00 am.

    Grand Parade:  Doug Halvorson, Priscillia Rapp, Dawn Christensen & Susan Haggberg         

    Bingo:  Mitzie Reis, Deb Walters, Pat Hicks and Carolyn Remer

Isle Lions Club takes care of the Birthday Party for the residents at the Nursing Home for the month of July.  There are a couple more people with birthdays this year.  A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate $50.00 more to help with expenses.  Carried.    Leta Christensen and Nancy Friendt will take the Junior Royalty over with them.

Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held on July 13th at the Faith Lutheran Church from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  They still need workers.  Contact Linda Orazem or Pat Hicks if you can help.

Mitzie Reis is still working on the Water Fountain for our Legacy Project.  She is having a hard time getting ahold of the company.  She will report more next month.

Isle/Malmo Lions Spring Gala:  “Return of the Snowbirds”  was held on May 31st at Appeldoorn’s .  Because we received more money at our General Meeting and with Treasurer Marlene Moss out of town, we will have the report next month.  All profits will be split with Malmo Lions.

Because we have donated $1,000.00 for the Relay for Life our Logo will be on the back of the T-Shirts.  The “Relay for Life” walk will be held at the Isle High School on July 28th from 6:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Their goal is to raise $15,000.00.

White Pine Logging & Threshing Show – If anyone has one - Hans would like to use a golf cart instead of the 4-wheeler. He is also looking for a wagon to pull during the parade.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Denny Russell, Ryan Zortman, Ron Gallion, Hunter Haggberg, Gordy Phillips and Jerry Detterman for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $500.00 to the Isle Police Department to put towards the Night Vision Thermal Camera.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Leta Christensen to authorize a change of signatures for the Isle Lions Club General Account at First National Bank.  Signatures on the Bank Account will be Marlene Moss, Doug Halvorson and Dawn Christensen.  These people are authorized to sign the checks and perform banking functions for the Isle Lions Club General Fund for the 2017/2018.   Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Linda Orazem to continue for another year with the $250.00 for the “Teachers of the Month”.  One will be picked from the Elementary and one from the High School.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

June 12, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Bill Bjorklund and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Klaus Rapp and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Virgil LIndholm to allow Gambling Manager Deb Walters to spend up to $1,000.00  on donations to make our 30% for the year.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

          June 15th:         Shari Strecker & Deb Walters    

    June 22nd:        Shari Strecker & Klaus Rapp

    June 29th:         Deb Walters & Jim Thyr

    July 6th:            Shari Strecker & Bill Bjorklund

   

The Family of Dick Allen has donated $275.00 to the Lions in Memory of Dick to go towards the Leader Dog Program.

Spring Gala Dinner/Dance:  We received more money at the General Meeting, so will wait and re-do the Report for the Board Meeting.

 

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to accept the following 2017/2018 Slate of Officers:         Carried.

 

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

We Inducted Shari Strecker into our Club – she was sponsored by Leta Christensen.

Installation of the New Officers was held.  They will take over at the June Board Meeting.

Several Awards were given out:  Klaus Rapp received a Gold 100th Centennial Membership Award, Phyllis Ketchmark received a Silver 100th Centennial Membership  Award  and Bill Bjorklund received his 20 year Chevron.

Sign-up sheets were passed around for Isle Days.

Bloodmobile will be held on July 13th at the Faith Lutheran Church, sign-up sheets were passed around.  A Motion was made by Phyllis Ketchmark and seconded by Marilyn Exsted to purchase a $50.00 Gas card to give away.  Carried.

Sign-up sheets were also passed around for the White Pine Logging and Threshing Show, which will be held on September 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

The Corn Feed is tentatively set for August 25th – depending on the corn.  Everyone was reminded to bring 2 pies.

THANK YOU to Dawn Christensen for serving as our President for the past two years.

A Motion was made by Pat Hicks and seconded by Carolyn Remer to Adjourn.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

May 23, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

 

11 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Marlene Moss, Deb Walters, Susan Haggberg, Shari Woelfle, Carolyn Remer, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen and Linda Orazem.

 

We had two Guest:  Dale & Joyce Matte with Cancer Society – Relay for Life

              Dave Miller – Isle Fire Department

 

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

 

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:            Each received $250.00

    Elementary:  

    High School:

Isle/Malmo Lions Spring Gala:  “Return of the Snowbirds” Will be held on May 31st at Appeldoorn’s from 5:30 to 10:00 pm.  Cost will be $20.00 per person with a Chicken Buffet and a cash bar.  We will make a $1.50 profit on each ticket plus money from the Silent Auction.  All profits will be split with Malmo Lions.

We still no information on the Water Fountain for our Legacy Project.  We will talk to Mitzie Reis and have more information by our next meeting.

Thank you to the following people that helped with Ditch Clean-up:  Marilyn & Harvey Exsted, Deb & Ole Walters, Pat Hicks, Hans Woelfle, Virgil Lindholm, Susan Haggberg and Bubbles Haggberg.   We picked 7 bags of garbage.

Dale and Joyce Matte came and spoke to us on the Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  This event will be held at the High School on July 28th from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Donations of a $1,000.00 or more will have Logo’s printed on the T-shirt given to each participate.  Looking for teams to sign up, they would like each team to sell 10 luminary bags to help raise profits.   75% of the profits stay in Mille Lacs County and 25% is used for cancer research.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $1,000.00.  Carried.

Dave Miller from the Isle Fire Department updated us on the new Fire Hall and thanked us for our donation last year.  They will have a donation wall for all donations over $1,000.00.  Completion should be around June 20th.  An Open House will be held later.  They have raised $190,000 including a $75,000 grant.  He also asked for a Donation for a Spanner Wrench.  Which is a hand held tool designed to provide a mechanical advantage in applying torque for turning nuts and bolts.  He would like to purchase one for each fireman.   A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Leta Christensen to purchase 25 Spanner Wrenches @ $20.00 = $500.00.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Frank & Phyllis Ketchmark, Carol Anderson, Phyllis Haggberg, Sam Johnson, Dick Allen, Linda Orazem, Marilyn and Lloyd Washburn and  for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to donate $100.00 to Lion Brian Sheehan.  He is an International President Candidate.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Doug Halvorson to donate $1,000.00 to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.  Carried.

Will remind Callers to be sure and let the President know how many people on your list will be attending the General Meeting.  We will be at the Wahkon Inn for another year.  We will then check with the Bristow, Boathouse and MSA.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to donate $200.00 to the Mille Lacs Fun Run during Isle Days.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate monies for the following events held during Isle Days:  Candy for the Parades - $500.00, Little Miss Pageant - $850.00 and the Kiddie Parade - $500.00.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Shari Woelfle and seconded by Doug Halvorson to donate $100.00 to use for the Nursing Home Birthday Party in July.  Carried.

Blood Drive will be held on July 13th at the Faith Lutheran Church in Isle.

Hans Woelfle is looking for used tables to purchase for the Threshing Show.  If anyone knows of any, please let him know.

Awards Banquet – 14 Seniors came for Dinner.  14 @ $10.00/each = $140.00

A Motion was made by Bubbles Haggberg and seconded by Doug Halvorson to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

May 8, 2017

 

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Klaus Rapp to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Bob Crace to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

          May 11th:         Bill Bjorklund & Deb Walters    

    May 18th:         Barb & Jim Thyr

    May 25th:         Doug Halvorson and Pat Hicks    

    June 1st:            Bob & Judy Crace

    June 8th:        Pat Hicks & Linda Orazem

    

Lois Moroney gave us an update on the Isle/Malmo Spring Gala “Return of the Snowbirds” that will be held on May 31st at Appeldorn’s.  This event is open to the public; however tickets must be purchased before the event.  They will not be available at the door.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on May 10th at 5:00 pm.  Rain date will be May 11th.

 

Dates to remember:  McGrath July 4th Parade

                 Isle Days – July 7th, 8th and 9th

                                      Blood Drive – July 13th

                                      Wahkon Days – August 19th and 20th

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to pay for the Senior’s Dinner at the Awards Banquet on May 17th.   Carried.

 

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to Adjourn.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING
April 24, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

6 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Hans Woelfle, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Shari Woelfle and Linda Orazem.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:            Each received $250.00

    Elementary:  

    High School:

 

Isle/Malmo Lions Spring Gala:  “Return of the Snowbirds”  Will be held on May 31st at Appeldoorn’s from 5:30 to 10:00 pm.  Cost will be $20.00 per person with a Chicken Buffet and a cash bar.  This event is open to the Public, Malmo Lions are also interested.

 

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Nick Gago, Noreen Cooper, Jim Eye, Gerald Hastings and Jean Novak for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

Donation to Mille Lacs Fun Run was tabled until next Board Meeting.

Easter Egg Hunt was held on April 15th.  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.

 

We will have to talk to Mitzie Reis to see if she has ordered the Lion Water Fountain yet.            

 

Ditch Clean-up is on May 10th at 5:00 pm.  Rain date is May 11th.

 

Please note that this year Isle Days will also include Sunday – so we will need more volunteers.

    

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

April 10, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had several members of the Onamia Lions Club come and join us for the Governor’s Dinner with acting District Governor Jack Breitkreutz and his wife Carol.

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

 

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Carolyn Remer to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

 

Meat Raffle Workers:

          April 13th:         Canceled    

    April 20th:         Pat Hicks & Deb Walters

    April 27th:         Doug Halvorson and Bubbles Haggberg    

    May 4th:            Jim and Barb Thyr

 

Hans Woelfle gave us an update on the Isle/Malmo Spring Gala that will be held on May 31st at Appeldorn’s.  This event is open to the Public.

 

Officer’s Training is being held this month on Tuesday’s.  Anyone is invited to attend.  Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle, Marlene Moss and Susan Haggberg will attend the one held on April 25th in Askov.

 

Ditch Clean-up will be held on May 10th at 5:00 pm.  Rain date will be May 11th.

 

Acting District Governor Jack Breitkreutz passed out FOUR Chevrons to our Club

Harvey and Marilyn Exsted, Dick Allen and Bill Bjorklund.

 

Acting District Governor Jack then spoke on the History of the Lions.  On June 7, 1917 the Lions were started by Melvin Jones and fellow businessmen in Chicago to help improve the Community.  We now have 1.35 million Lions members in 206 countries.  After the Governor’s speech we then received a test from his wife Carol.  

 

Then he spoke on the Kidsight Vision Screener, which was very interesting.  Several members had their eyes tested and several members operated it.  Our clubs would like to set up a training day so that our clubs could go into the schools and test all the kids.

 

The Isle Lions Club presented the Governor with a check for $100.00 for LCIF.

 

A Motion was made by Carolyn Remer and seconded by Deb Walters to Adjourn.  Carried

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

March 28, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

9 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle,  Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen, Shari Woelfle and Conrad Thomsen.

Guests – We had 1 Guest.  Hunter Haggberg representing the 6th grade class for their trip to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Bubbles Haggberg to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

No Treasurer’s Report

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as read out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

    March 2nd:     Hans Woelfle and Shari Strecker

    March 9th:     Shari Strecker and Linda Orazem

    March 16th:     Doug Halvorson and Jon Alt

    March 23rd:     Deb Walters and Shari Strecker

    March 30th:     Linda Orazem and Shari Strecker

We had an excellent turn out for the Zone Meeting we hosted on March 13th.    We had 39 people attend, 15 of them were Isle Lions.  Thank you for the support.

The Easter Egg Hunt is set for April 15th at the IREC.  Registration will start at 9:30 am and the Egg Hunt will start at 10:00 am.  Four bikes will be given away.

 

Plans are underway for the Isle Lions Spring Gala.  This is a shared event with the Malmo Lions Club.  The Dinner/Dance will be held on May 31st from 5:30 to 10:00 pm at Appeldoorns.  Cost will be $20.00/each with a Chicken Buffet and Cash Bar.   Posters have been printed and posted around town.  Lois and Dick Moroney have tickets if anyone would like to purchase beforehand.  There will also be a Silent Auction.  This event is open to the public.

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:  Elementary – Kayla Santema and High School – Dawn Christensen.

Our next General Meeting on April 10th will also be the District Governor’s Dinner.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Shari Woelfle to donate to the 4th Grader’s Foresters Program.  Each 4th grader in Nyquist Elementary will receive a tree on Arbor Day to take home and plant.  The cost for this is $1.79/per 4th grader.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to donate $200.00 to the “Hooked on Fishing not on Drugs” program.  Each year the Sheriff’s office takes the 4th graders out fishing on Smith Lake.  After fishing lunch is served.  All bait, poles and life vests are provided.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Leta Christensen to donate $200.00 to the Milaca Alumni Band to march in the Isle Days Parade.   One contingent is that they carry a sign showing the Isle Lions have sponsored them.  Carried.

Officers Training will be held in April at:  Anyone may attend.

April 4th – Roccori High School in Cold Springs

        April 11th – Staples/Motley High School – Staples

        April 18th – Pierz High School – Pierz

        April 25th – East Central High School – Askov

Work is continuing on our Legacy Project.  We are looking into purchasing a Lions Water Fountain.  It will be placed on Main Street in front of the Museum.  The estimated cost right now is $4,200.00.  Hans Woelfle will check with the City of Isle.

Bubbles Haggberg gave us an update on the Scholarship Fund.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Mitzie Reis to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

February 28, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

9 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Hans Woelfle,  Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen, Carolyn Remer and Linda Orazem.

Guests – We had 1 Guest.  Kari Conner w/After Prom Party

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Leta Christensen to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Carried.

Gambling:  There was some discussion on the Isle Muni - they would like to remove the Pull Tab Booth and Machine and only sell Pull Tabs from behind the Bar – so they could raise their percentage.  Gambling Manager Deb Walters will talk to the Council Members and give them the Pros and Cons.

Isle Lions Teachers of the Month:            Each received $250.00

    Elementary:  Jessica Dowd

    High School:  Mark Bruzek

We have received a donation of Christmas tags and Christmas paper from Dawn and Missy Buck for the Santa Sale.  Thank You!

Isle Lions Spring Gala:  “Return of the Snowbirds”  Will be held on May 31st at Appeldoorn’s from 5:30 to 10:00 pm.  Cost will be $20.00 per person with a Chicken Buffet and a cash bar.  This event is open to the Public, Malmo Lions are also interested.

We will be hosting the next Zone Meeting on March 13th at the Wahkon Inn.

Please keep in mind the 5M8 District Governor’s visit to our club is April 10th.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Randee Walters, Butch Walters and JoAnne Anderson for Medical Expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Linda Orazem and seconded by Hans Woelfle to donate $500.00 to the After Prom Party.  Carried.

We received a request for money from Linda Schoeck – she would like to donate a basketball to each Elementary child that participated in Basketball this year.  A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Bubbles to donate $200.00 to this program.  Carried.

Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 15th.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Linda Orazem to spend up to $650.00 for Bikes and Candy.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to make the recommendation to accept the following 2017/2018 Slate of Officers:         Carried.

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:  

    Gambling Manager:  Deb Walters

    Membership Chairperson:  Hans Woelfle

    2 Year Director:  Shari Strecker & Bubbles Haggberg

    1 Year Director:  Shari Woelfle & Linda Orazem

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Carolyn Remer to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

  

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

February 13, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had several guests:  Roger Strecker (Shari), Ole Walters (Deb) and Darlene Lindholm (Virgil).

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Shari Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

          February 2nd:         Hans Woelfle & Shari Strecker    

    February 9th:         Deb Walters & Doug Halvorson

    February 16th:       Shannon Schminkey & Linda Orazem    

    February 23rd:       Shannon Schminkey & Susan Haggberg

Marlene Moss and Hans Woelfle give us a report on the 5M-8 Mid-Winter Convention held in Hinckley this year.

We had record people attend the Spaghetti Supper on February 7th – we served 162 meals.  Income $1,367.00 less expenses and donations = $838.90.  This amount was paid to the Nyquist Scholarship Fund.

Isle Lions are hosting the Zone Meeting on March 13th at Wahkon Inn.  We would members to attend.     

A Committee was formed for the Isle Lions Spring Gala – Dinner and Dance.  This year the theme is “Return of the Snowbirds”.    A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Marlene Moss to proceed with the plans.  More information will be sent out to Members.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to hold the Santa Sale again this year – the date will be December 2nd.  Carried

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Deb Walters to Adjourn.  Carried

 
 

ISLE LIONS BOARD/GENERAL MEETING

January 24, 2017

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

12 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Doug Halvorson, Hans Woelfle,  Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Deb Walters, Bubbles Haggberg, Leta Christensen, Shari Woelfle, Conrad Thomsen, Lois and Dick Moroney.

Guests – We had 1 Guest.  Bonnie Skogen with the Skating Rink.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Secretary’s minutes as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Deb Walters and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as read.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses as read out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

    Jan. 26th:    Doug Halvorson and Susan Haggberg

    Feb. 2nd:    Hans Woelfle and Shari Strecker

    Feb. 9th:    Shannon Schminkey and Deb Walters

    Feb. 16th:    Shannon Schminkey and Linda Orazem

    Feb. 23rd:    Shannon Schminkey and Susan Haggberg

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to donate $1,000.00 to the Isle Skating Rink to help with expenses.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson that the Board makes a recommendation to donate $100.00 each to:  Tyler Tramm, Chris Zortman and Aaron Aadind for Medical Expenes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $200.00 each to the following for the Parade of Green ($2,400.00 total) at the Mid-Winter Convention held in Hinckley in February 2017.  Carried.

    1. LCIF (Lions Clubs International Foundation)

    2. Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation:

        1)  Children’s Eye Clinic

        2)  Eye Bank

        3)  Macular Degeneration Center

    3. MD5M Lions Hearing Foundation

        1)  Hearing Foundation

        2)  Children’s Hearing Clinic

    4. Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation

    5. District 5M-8 Foundation – Leos

    6.  District 5M-8 Foundation – Youth Outreach

    7. Leader Dog for the Blind

    8 .Can Do Canines

    9. MD5M Project New Hope Lions Foundation of Minnesota

Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 7, 2017 at the Commons Area in the High School.  We will serve supper from 4:30-6:30.   Proceeds go to Nyquist Scholarship.

Received an email from Zone Chair Bunny Tabbett, she is still working on ideas to get more people to come.  Zone Meeting will be held on March 13, 2017 at Wahkon Inn.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Leta Christensen to donate $1,000.00 to Camp Onomia to help them with some improvements.  Carried.

Lois and Dick Moroney would like to set up a Committee to have a Dinner and Dance when the snowbirds return.  This is something that the Malmo Lions are also interested in attending.  Will put before the General Membership at February Meeting.

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Shari Woelfle to adjourn the meeting.

 

ISLE LIONS BOARD MEETING

December 27, 2016

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

7 Members Present:  Dawn Christensen, Marlene Moss, Susan Haggberg, Hans Woelfle, Deb Walters, Doug Halvorson and Shari Woelfle.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doug Halvorson to approve the Secretary’s Minutes as read.  Carried.

Treasurer Marlene Moss has received dues for 2017 from 27 Members already.

No Gambling Report.

Annual Inventory will be held on January 1, 2017 at the Isle Muni.  Deb Walters, Dawn Christensen, Susan Haggberg, Shannon Schminkey and Jon Alt have volunteered to help.

We still need volunteers for Meat Raffles on February 9th, 16th and 23rd.  Shannon Schminkey has volunteered but it would be nice to have one other person each week.

Gambling Manager Deb Walters talked to us about her wages.  In lieu of wages she would like to collect mileage reimbursement (it will not exceed her wages).  She has talked to the Accountant, the Minnesota Gambling Board and the Software people.  Everyone has okayed this.  A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss that the Board accepts this and will be effective January 1, 2017.  Carried.

At this point in the year, we have made 16% out of 30% in donations required each year.

Winners of this month’s Lions Teacher of the Month are:  

    Elementary – Tim Honek

    High School – Rebecca Thomsen            Each received $250.00

Christmas Tree of Giving:  We had 44 people sign up to receive gifts; however we had 6 cards not turned in.  Hans and Shari Woelfle then used the money donated to go and purchase gifts for these people.  There were 7 Lions Members that helped out with the Christmas Party at the High Rise.  Everyone had an enjoyable time.

The Mid-Winter Convention will be held in Hinckley on February 3rd to February 5th.  Marlene Moss and Hans Woelfle will attend on Saturday, if anyone else would like to go please let Marlene know by January 13th.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Marlene Moss to donate $200.00 each to the following for the Parade of Green ($2,000.00 total) at the Mid-Winter Convention held in Hinckley in February 2017.  Carried.

    1. LCIF (Lions Clubs International Foundation)

    2. Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation:

        1)  Children’s Eye Clinic

        2)  Eye Bank

        3)  Macular Degeneration Center

    3. MD5M Lions Hearing Foundation

        1)  Hearing Foundation

        2)  Children’s Hearing Clinic

    4. Minnesota Lions Diabetes Foundation

    5. Leader Dog for the Blind

    6 .Can Do Canines

    7. MD5M Project New Hope Lions Foundation of Minnesota

A Motion was made by Doug Halvorson and seconded by Hans Woelfle that the Board makes a recommendation to donate a $100.00 to Arlene Harms for Medical Expenses. Carried.

The Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 7, 2017 at the High School Cafeteria.  We will serve from 4:30 to 6:30.  This is a Boys and Girls double header with Rush City.

The next Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th.

A Motion was made by Hans Woelfle and seconded by Deb Walters to adjourn the meeting.  Carried.

 

ISLE LIONS GENERAL MEETING

December 12, 2016

Meeting was called to order by President Dawn Christensen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

We had several guests:  Jean Giller (Mitzie), Ole Walters (Deb), Phyllis Haggberg (Bubbles) and Frank Ketchmark (Phyllis)

Invocation was said by Conrad Thomsen.

A Motion was made by Marlene Moss and seconded by Doc Moss to approve the Secretary’s Minutes.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Mitzie Reis and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Gambling Report as presented.  Carried.

A Motion was made by Doc Moss and seconded by Hans Woelfle to approve the Lawful Purpose and Allowable Expenses out of the Gambling Fund.  Carried.

Meat Raffle Workers:

    December 22nd:    Frank & Phyllis Ketchmark

    December 29th:    Shari Woelfle & Bubbles Haggberg

    January 5th:        Hans Woelfle & Doug Halvorson

    January 12th:    Deb Walters & Susan Haggberg

    January 19th:    Deb Walters & Doug Halvorson

    January 26th:    Deb Walters & Susan Haggberg            

We have three weeks in February that we need Meat Raffle Workers.  If you can volunteer please let Deb Walters know.

Christmas Tree of Giving – Chairperson Hans Woelfle ended up with 44 people signed up (10 from the Scandia House).  All but 12 of the slips have been turned in.  The Christmas Tree was set up at Teal’s Market on November 26th.  The Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, December 18th at 6:00 pm at the High Rise.

Santa’s Secret Shop was held on Saturday, December 3rd at Nyquist Elementary.  We had 55 kids come and shop and 7 adults shop.  Was a slow but good day – we took in $1,360.05 and with the expenses to Fun Services and the gifts Santa gave away we ended with a loss of ($297.65).  Very close to last year’s totals.  We want to THANK everyone that helped, it was great seeing that many Lions help out.  And we also want to THANK Jim Thyr for being an excellent Santa Claus.  THANK YOU!

A box will be passed around at each General Meeting to help collect money for the Hearing Foundation.  International is trying to get each Lions Club to raise $100 for 100 years.

Teachers of the Month will be picked at the Basketball game on Tuesday, December 13th.

The Spaghetti Supper will be held on February 7th.  This is a Boys and Girls Basketball double header with Rush City.

Club Officers are due to Lions International April 1st – we are still looking for a First Vice President and a Secretary.

Lions District 5M8 Mid-Winter Convention will be held in Hinckley this year on February 3rd, 4th and 5th.  We need to have registrations in by January 13, 2017.  Anyone that would like to go – let Marlene Moss know.

Our next General Meeting will be hel