February 2015 Newsletter

Our next meeting is scheduled Thursday, February 19, 2015, social at 6 p.m., Meal at 7 p.m. with meeting to follow. Meal will be broasted chicken dinner catered by Tootsie’s. Hope to see you there.

Our second trivia tournament is scheduled for Saturday, February 21 at the LPC Golf Club. The game will begin at 7 p.m. Plan to bring a team of eight, or join another group. Cost is only $10 per person for an evening of fun. We will take appropriate T.V. breaks to catch any local wrestlers who may advance to the state wrestling finals.

Our second soup luncheon is planned from Sunday, February 22 from 11 a.m.—1 p.m. at the LPC Golf Club. Soups to be served include chicken noodle, ham and bean, chili and Wisconsin cheese. Sign up sheets to help with both events will be available at the February meeting.

Lions club scholarship applications, available at the Union High School Guidance Office, will be due March 31, 2015. Our club awards 4—$500 scholarships each year, so if you know someone who is graduating from Union HS this May, encourage them to apply.

Planning continues for the Festival of Trails 2015 edition. The next planning meeting is scheduled for February 10th at 8 p.m. at Shawn Mehlert’s home. We are looking for more volunteers to help plan the event and would appreciate your help.
The Festival Parade Committee has begun meeting already and this year’s parade will be the best yet. If you know of someone who might want to have an entry in the parade, contact Bill Judd via email—bill@kearnsfuneralservice.com or call him at 240-7724.

Just a reminder that 2015 dues are due and payable asap. The cost remains at $80 per year or $180 if you want to include meals. Mail dues to Neal Keegan, 815 Commercial, La Porte City, IA 50651.

Thanks for all you do for our community. Hope to see you at the next meeting!

Sincerely,
Bill Judd
La Porte City Lions Club President
319-240-7724 or bill@kearnsfuneralservice.com

UPCOMING EVENTS
Feb 10 Festival of Trails Parade Committee meeting 5:30 p.m. at Pizza Palace
Feb 10 Festival of Trails planning meeting—8 p.m. at Shawn Mehlert’s home, 901 Hwy 218 N., LPC
Feb 19 Regular meeting Veteran’s club, 6 p.m. social, 7 p.m. meeting
Feb 21 Trivia Tournament at LPC Golf Club 7 p.m.
Feb 22 Soup Luncheon at LPC Golf Club 11 a.m.—1 p.m.
Feb 24 Lion’s Board Meeting—7 p.m. at Shawn Mehlert’s home