THE LOMBARD LIONS
Lombard Lions Club Minutes
SD #44 Administration Offices
July 12, 2005
Members Present (14): Caputo, Friedrichs, Hulseberg, Kershaw,
Kudulis, Orr, Pulice, Turcotte, Wilk Sr., Bimber, Iorii, Pekny,
President Friedrichs brought the meeting to order at 12:15 p.m.
Lion Bimber made a motion to accept the May 10, 2005 minutes as
presented. Lion Turcotte seconded the motion and it was passed
Lion Caputo read the financial report.
Lion Wilk Sr. presented information regarding the replacement of
Sarah’s Shack with tents purchased from “The Sportsman’s Guide”.
The approximate price of each tent being $179.00. Lion Hulseberg
would get a members discount. A discussion of options took
place. Lion Caputo agreed to look into several options including
the borrowing (donation) of a commercial grade tent from the
same company that lends us the cotton candy machines. Sarah’s
Shack will be stored in the meantime. Lion Rentz agreed to store
it if the current location becomes unavailable.
Lion Turcotte made a motion to accept the proposed budget with
the exception of the cruise night event. The motion was seconded
by Lion Tobey. During discussion Lion Rentz amended the motion
asking for the “World Affairs” $1050.00 expense to be dropped
from the budget, Lion Caputo seconded. The amendment was passed
in a 5 to 4 vote. The motion to accept the budget with the
amendment was passed unanimously.
Lion Hulseberg made a presentation requesting support for
Richard Kossak, Jr., who underwent a heart transplant in April.
A benefit raffle is being sponsored by the Lombard Fire
Department. Lion Ross made a motion that we donate $200.00, the
motion was seconded by Lion Kershaw and passed unanimously.
The board reviewed the current chairperson list. The additions
were Lion Kershaw to chair the Christmas Luncheon with Lion
Tobey as co-chair. Lion Iorii will chair the annual Christmas
Lion Turcotte and Lion Bimber gave a brief presentation on Candy
Day asking for members to begin their quest for corporate
sponsors - pre-printed letters are available for those that
needed them. So far we are about $600.00 behind last year.
Lion Tobey stated he has two new potential members and asked the
board to keep a look out for new prospective members.
Lion Kershaw presented a potential new fundraiser. The
fundraiser is based on a calendar that would include 72 coupons
provided by local businesses as paid advertisements. These
calendars would be sold by Lions and other not-for-profits with
the proceeds being split. The proposal was tabled pending
The next board meeting will be held at the Lombard Park District
Administrative office unless otherwise notified.
Lion Caputo stated that the lunch at the Old Country Buffet
would cost around $.30 more in the future.
There being no further business, Lion Bimber made a motion to
adjourn the meeting at 1:15 p.m. Lion Turcotte seconded the
motion and it was passed unanimously.
Lion W. Scott Tobey
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