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March  2000

Thanks to Lions Vern and Mardell Lemke for the excellent meal at our Feb. 3rd meeting and to Lions Jack and Hazel Oberpriller for the superb meal at our Feb. 17th meeting.

Thanks to Lions Peggy Borders and Doug Bakken, for chairing the feed following the fishing contest on Feb. 12th.  Also, thanks to all the members who showed up to help.

Thanks to Lion Steve Weber for all his work in running our Lions bowling tournament on January 29th.  Congratulations to Lion Chris Bickmann and his wife Sandy for taking first place. Also, thanks to all the members and their guests for participating.

Thanks to Lion Vern Lemke and his crew for the excellent job on the Radar Run on Feb. 19th.  Also, thanks to Lion Bernie Rohling for the lunch wagon and to Lion Chris Bickmann for taking pictures that day.

Our club’s Chinese auction will take place on Thursday, May 4th.  If you have anything to donate to the auction (no clothes please), they must be dropped off to Lions Duane Hass, Terry Thorson, or Jason Mapes by the end of April.

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, March 2nd at our regular meeting place.  Social hour is at 6:30 P.M.  Lion Tammy Rienke will be cooking and serving the meal that night at 7:00 P.M.  Our regular business meeting will take place following the meal.

Our second meeting will be on Thursday, March 16th also at our regular meeting place.  There will be a Board of Directors meeting at 6:30 P.M.  At this time, no member has volunteer to cook and serve the meal that night (if interested, please let us know at the Mar. 2nd meeting). Our regular business meeting will take place after the meal.  If no meal, the business meeting will be at 7:00 P.M.

Our Lions club will be having a booth at HL Expo on Saturday, March 18th.  We will once again be selling bicycle helmets. The price will be $5.00 each.  Lions Peggy Borders and Judy Rohling will be at the booth that day.  The hours of the Expo are from 9:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.  Thanks to Lions Peggy and Judy for volunteering.

The next zone meeting will be on Monday, April 3rd at the Cokato Country Club.

Happy birthday to the following Howard Lake Lion members who are celebrating birthdays in March: Mike Main (4); Ardis Kelzer (5); Don Oestreich (10); Sam Gruenhagen (16); Denise Oberpriller (17); Melmer Lahr (21); Mark Weber (26); and Denny Frey (28).