The Hayesville Lions Club met Jan. 16 at Hayesville United Methodist Church for Governor’s Night. District Governor Ken Schuck and District Governor Contest Chair Bill Harner attended.
District Gov. Ken Schuck spoke about our helping with pediatric cancer. The money collected stays in Ohio. Seven Ohio hospitals are doing research on pediatric cancer. He said the USA Canada Forum will be in Louisville, Kentucky next time and encouraged any who can to attend. Our district convention in Strongsville will be on March 20-22 and is having a kickoff celebration. Campaign 100 is hoping to make 300 million dollars. Goals will be set for individual clubs.
Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation found a cure in Cleveland for River Blindness. Now research is being done for detached retinas. Washington State and Turin, Italy are working on whether blood sugar and alzheimer’s are connected. LCIF is sending tankers fo help in Australia and help for the earthquake in Puerto Rico.
Dist. Gov. Schuck’s theme is “Living to Serve” by living to do anything that will help make others lives a little better. He presented “Living to Serve” certificates to Gene Yeater, Betty Harner, Robin Bowman and Don Ritchie. Guests Nancy and Gary Pracker attended. District Governor Schuck had all Lions stand and recommit to Lions Club.
A gun raffle was voted on and will be available soon.
The Leo Club challenged us to give stuffed animals to them for Akron Children’s Hospital Their goal is to give 1,000 animals.
We were pleased to announce the Hayesville Christmas Lighting Contest winners were 1. Alicia and Ken Tankersly, 2. Beckie and Joe Sparr, and 3. Molly Phillips.
Feb. 6 Business meeting at Greg andTresa Hess’s home. Feb. 2 is Fun Day Bowling at Fostoria and Feb. 16 is district bowling tournament at Luray Lanes in Ashland.
Let Dick Dilgard know if you are going. Zone 7 Advisory meeting is in Polk on Feb. 18.
Let Bill Harner know by Feb. 10. Feb. 20 is our dinner meeting for Membership Night at Stone Lutheran Church.