REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
By: Editor Lion Clinton J. Haught
December 7, 2017
The December 7 meeting of the Ashland Evening Lions Club was called to order by Lion President Paul Goard. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Lion President Paul. Zone Chairman Lion Glen McClure gave the Invocation followed by the singing of the first verse of “America” and recognition of December birthdays and anniversaries.
Lion Jim Cutright, Executive Director/CEO, Ashland County Community Foundation, was the guest speaker. The foundation was created in 1985 to provide Ashland County community support. Dr. Lucille Ford was its first president. Thirty local agencies provide money to the foundation for grants to support other organizations. The foundation has a Youth Philanthropy program and a Women’s Fund-
Last year,187 scholarships were awarded to high school seniors. Call the foundation at 419.281.4733 for more
Zone Chairman Lion Glen McClure gave his goals–each club have a membership drive, all members be more active, visit more clubs and take an office of responsibility in your club. Lion Glen asked all delegates to attend the State Convention in May to vote for PDG Lion Woody Conrad for International Director.
Lion Ann Miller said the Holiday Parade was a great success. The City was very crowded with parade-
PDG Lion Myron Amstutz received a Membership Satisfaction Award banner patch from Lions International for satisfying last years membership goals. PDG Lion Myron presented a check for $ 550 to Cloyd McNaull, Veterans
History Committee, to help pay for the Coast Guard Monument and bench in Ashland. More than $7,000 was raised by donations to provide an engraved granite memorial stone and an engraved granite bench.
For the Associated Charities Christmas fund, Club members “passed the hat” and raised $100.
Children will be able to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at Farm and Home Hardware at 10 a.m -
The Benediction was given by Lion Ann Miller.