FRANKLIN LIONS CLUB
Minutes from May 10, 2022 Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 6:03pm by 1st Vice President Dave Luttig, in the absence of President Scott Coenen.
It was noted that Lion Dave Luttig has (literally) big shoes to fill and was already 7 beers behind the pace typically set by Lion Scott.
Roll call was taken by Lion Dave Bartels and 11 members were present.
Lion Dave Bartels read the minutes from the April 26, 2022 meeting. There was one correction requested: change the date from “26nd” to “26th”. Motion to approve made by Lion Dave York, seconded by Lion Dan Moshinski. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report: April statements as reported by Lion Dan Burns.
· Foundation account balance: $31,561.48
· Administration account balance: $2,681.06
· Raffle account balance: $29,570.03
· Total balance: $63,812.57
Motion to approve the report by Lion Dave York, seconded by Lion Ricky Shar. Motion passed.
President’s Report: Lion Scott passed along photos of the DYW winners and Easter Egg event to the papers. Reminder about Lion Roger Buss’s art exhibit on May 15 from 2-6pm at the Polish Community Center. There is upcoming training for Officers on May 21 from 8:30-11am at the East Troy Lions Clubhouse. Lion Mike Shawgo was looking for more volunteers for the city clean-up on May 14 at 8:45am.
Old Business: Lion Ricky Shar reported that District 1 Alderman, Ed Holpfer will be joining our meeting to discuss the relocation of the storage garage. Alderman Holpfer was fashionably late and was subsequently boo’ed by Lion Wally upon introduction. Ed did state the club at a least a year to finalize plans for the new garage location.
Lion Ricky Shar also rented a storage unit at Benning’s Storage (60th and Oakwood Road). He also purchased (4) tables and (2) box fans for the Fair.
Lion Wally Natynski reported on the State Convention. Major takeaways were: the food sucked, but he did get drunk at the Tishigan Lake Lions Club’s hospitality suite on Saturday night.
Scholarship: Lion John Stoll reported the Club are invited to FHS’s annual Senior Night Awards on May 18 to celebrate the (3) Lion’s scholarship winners. Lion Mike Shawgo will attend. There are also plans to invite them to our meeting at the end of June.
Finance: Lion Dan Burns reported the Club’s taxed were submitted and accepted by our good friends at the IRS.
Historical: Lion Wally Natynski will is creating a historical overview document of the Club. All members past and present will be included in this document.
Sunshine: Lion Ron Jaenke recently passed away; Lion Ricky attended the funeral.
New Business: Reported by Lion Dave Luttig.
There is a Board meeting on May 17 at 6pm at the Point After. This meeting is open to all members.
New members expected at the next meeting are Bill Page and Charlie Lomas.
Lion Ricky Shar reported that over $80,500 was raised state-wide with the deer hide program.
Our meeting on June 14 will be outdoors at the park.
Lion Dave Bartels stated the Point After will sponsor the printing cost (up to $300) for the sports raffle tickets.
A motion was made by Lion Dave York to adjourn the meeting, with a second by Lion John Stoll. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 6:58pm CST.
Lion Dave Bartels
(Due to the unknown whereabouts of Lion Gary Stankowski)