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 News Letter Archive

February 2005

Thanks to Lion Terry Thorson for the excellent meal at our January 6th meeting. Also, thanks to Lion Tom Fiecke for cooking a superb meal at our January 20th meeting.

Our first meeting of the month will be on Thursday, February 3rd at our meeting place. The meal at this meeting will be a potluck affair, which will be at 7:00 P.M.  Our business meeting will take place after the meal.

Our second meeting will be take place on Thursday, February 17th also at our meeting place.  There will be a Board of Directors meeting at 6:30 P.M. The meal at this meeting will also be a potluck affair at 7:00 P.M. followed by our regular business meeting at 7:30 P.M.

A good time was had by all at this year’s convention.  Unfortunately, the drug poster winners from our club did not win.  Thanks to Lion LaNette Thorson for all her hard work at being chair of the convention.

The Youth Center will be open this year on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 6:00 until 10:00 P.M.  Families/guests and youth ages 10 and up are invited.  Lion Cathy Rufer will be in charge again this year.

We have loaned our fryers to the Cokato Youth Center for eight weeks.

Our club donated to the HLW Traveling Softball teams and to a needy family.

Our pull-tab booth at the Howard Lake Liquor Store will remain open as much as possible during the remodeling.

Our annual pancake breakfast is tentatively scheduled for Palm Sunday (March 20) provided no other groups are doing it that day.  Check next month’s newsletter for further details.

Our Lions club will once again be taking care of Highway 12 just west of Howard Lake for one more year.

Our club is still taking orders for our new HL Lions club shirts.  The shirts are red with white lettering.  This time, the shirts are also available in women’s style along with the men’s.  The cost of the shirts are as follows: S –XL--$16; 2XL--$18; 3XL--$21.  If you are interested in ordering one, please put your name and size on a slip of paper in an envelope along with a check for the cost of shirt to: Lion Steve Weber; P.O. Box 22; Howard Lake, MN 55349.  Please make your check payable to C & C Embroidery.

Happy birthday to the following Howard Lake Lion members who will be celebrating a
birthday in February: Gary Hagemann (2); Shelly Reddemann (7); Erin Judd (12);
Bernie Rohling (23);  Dan Oestreich (24); and Debbie McAlpine (27).