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 News Letter Archive

March 2003

Thank you to the following H.L. Lions who helped Lion Steve Weber (5M-7 Gram Editor) with the labeling, sorting, and bundling of the February issue of the 5M-7 Gram on February 3rd: Harvey Krohn, Bernie Rohling, Terry Thorson, LaNette Thorson, Vern Lemke, Mardell Lemke, Joyce Thorson, and Dennis Massey.

Thanks to Lions Vern and Mardell Lemke on the excellent meal at our February 6th meeting.  Also, thanks to Lions Mike Main and Dan Judd on the superb meal at our Feb. 20th meeting (Lion Mike did the cooking; Lion Dan made the crackers—not really!)

Our club made a donation to the After Prom Party committee.

Our club will be holding a pancake breakfast on Palm Sunday (April 13) at the Howard Lake Legion from 7:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.  Any help with this function (setup, cooking, serving, and/or cleanup) will be greatly appreciated.

The Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 19th at Memorial Park in Howard Lake.  The fun starts at 10:00 A.M.  Lion Duane Hass will be the chairperson.

Our playground equipment at Lions Park needs repair. This is something that we should think about as spring weather arrives.  We could be ready to replace the rope, rocks, and give it a new paint job.

Our Lions club will be holding a meat raffle every Saturday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the liquor store in HL.  Lion Tim Oberpriller will be the chairperson for this fundraiser.  Lion Sam Gruenhagen advised that if the raffle is going to work, it must be done every week.  Also, thirty tickets must be sold before you can spin the wheel.  This fundraiser is a volunteer position.  If you have any free time on a Saturday afternoon, please come and help.

Our club will once again will be working with the HL Fire Dept. on Good Neighbor Days in June.  They held their first meeting on February 12th.  The next GND meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 5th at 7:00 P.M. at the fire hall.  Any interested members are strongly encouraged to attend.

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, March 6th at our regular meeting place.  Lions Cathy Rufer and Linda Amman will be cooking and serving at this meeting.  The meal will be at 7:00 P.M. with the business meeting at 7:30 P.M.

Our second meeting will be on Thursday, March 20th.  There will be a Board of Directors meeting at 6:30 P.M.  with the business meeting at 7:00 P.M.  As of now, no one has volunteered to cook for this meeting.  If interested, please let Lion Steve know by the first meeting in March.  We will also have a speaker from a representative of the Big Brothers and Sisters at the meeting.

The next workday for the 5M-7 Gram has been set for Monday, March 3rd at the Howard Lake Legion. Work will begin at approximately 6:30 P.M. (If the newsletters and labels are done by that time). Any Lion members interested in helping Lion Steve (5M-7 Gram Editor) with the newsletters should be at the Legion at that time.
Happy birthday to the following Howard Lake Lion members who will be celebrating a birthday in March: Mike Main (4); Don Oestreich (10); Sam Gruenhagen (16); Denise Oberpriller (17); Melmer Lahr (21); and Denny Frey (28)