DECEMBER 2017

December 12, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

Kimg Lion Paul N. called the meeting to order

19th Tom/jerry – bingo –  starts 11:00

20th – food bNK  11:OO

Crab feed will be in Feb.

Program – Students of the month Jessica Goulet and Dillon Bumpstead

Brock told us about business week at the school. Students put into small groups and learned simulations, presentations,  teamwork, communications and did a trade show. About 115 students took part.

Pot – Ed Coyle (not in attendance)

 

December 12, 2017  Al Bruun re

December 5, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meting to order

Chris is a grandpa !

Dec 19 – Tom/Jerry party followed by turkey bingo.  11:00 – eat 11:30 – bingo 12:00

Dec 20 (wed) – food bank 10:45

birthdays — Pete H.  Gary M.

Dec 26 – no meeting

Drizzle was handed out

Kettle Clash  #6,989.00 frpm Graus Harbor Lions.

{rpgram – Brian Shay told pf some of whatis coming up for Hoquiam. new storm water pump (done), opening of the bids to do water line improvements, re[lace side walks on Simpson, DOT to pave simpson from Emerson to Breakwater restruamt, the levy project, the libruary project, new business at farmers market, and new building at the old car wash place. questions followed.

Pot – Rudy

 

NOVEMBER 2017

November 28, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M; called the meeting to order.

Dec 11 – Aberdeen xmas party at log place  $30.00 contact Aberdeen lions for tickets

Dec 19 Tom/Jerry and turkey bingo  11:00 – eat 11P30  bingo 12:00

Thanks to food bank turkey workers

Kettle Clash – Thursday at 11:30  wear lions gear

Drizzle out next week

Program – Pail Dean told us about his latest (number 26) trp (to the Phillipines) The island of Palawan where he had 400+ patients for glasses. Lots of slides showing the people, the country side, what goes on in the clinic, what is used for transportation, village buildings, etc. Money 50 paso to $1.00. He also told us about the Papawan massacre on  Dec 14, 1944 where 143 died with 7 survivors.. good presentation. Next trip Janurary 19 to Jamaica

Pot = Larry

 

November 20, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion  Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Nov 21 – food bank – 11;00 TO 2;00

Dec 19 – tom and Jerry – turkey bingo

Program – turkey bingo

Pot – Pau;a

 

November 14, 2017    Al Bruun reporting

King Lion.Paul M. called the meeting to order

Nov 16 – zone meeting – 6:00

Nov 17 0 – stub sort – 5:30 – pot luck

Nov 29 – turkey bingo – lunch at 11:30.   start bingo at 12:00

Nov 21 – hand out turkey at fiid bank – 11:00 – 2:00

students of the month – Karlie Krohn and Ryan Cole

Thank you note from Cynthia for helping the student.

Report on what Joe did at Emerson school.

Report on Pete V. ( still at pacific care )

Rain derby – about the same as last year at this time.

Aberdeen told us about Salvation Army kettle drive nov 30. thanks to those who attended the Toast of the Harbor. And invited us to x-mas party Dec 17. Get ahold of Bob or Irv for tickets, RSVP needed.

Program – Brock substituted  and told us about the outcome evaluation report and the updates for the program. ( community prevention and .wellness initiative )

Pot – Seppo

 

November 7, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M called the meeting to order

Nov 16th – Zone meeting 6:00

Nov 17th at 5:30 – stib party   pot luck

Nov 20th – Turkey binge = start at 12:00

Nov 21st – hand out turkey at food bank  11:00 t0 2L00

Birthdays – Jerry E., M Maxfield, Paul P., Gordon

Program – Molly Bold and Gary Nelson. Current happenings at the Westport Marina. ) Public access, Private Investments, and public infristructor,  ) , the fishing industry, and what is upcoming in the port such as the pot ash possibility coming to terminal 3.  it is nice toget updated information.

Pot – Rudy

Presidents Pie drawing – Ed R.

 

OCTOBER 2017

October 31, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

KingLion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Nov 17 – stub party at 5:30 pot luck

Nov 20 – turkey bingo start at high noon

Nov 21 – no meeting – hand out turkeys at the food bank  11:00 until 2:00

Program – 3 students told us the schedule for the upcoming foodball fund raiser. It starts Friday and goes till Nov 14. If you wish to mail in a donation, write the check to H H S Foodball and mail to the high school ( 500 W,Emerson, Hoquiam 98550 ) It needs to get there before the final count on the 14th.

Pot – Bud

 

October 24, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Rain Derby – tickets due next tuesday

Sort party Nov 17  5:30 pot luck

We need to move Nov 21 turkey bingo meeting to Nov 14 so we can hand out turkeys at the food bank *which we have done for years) Need to get everybody on board.

Program – discussion of the above.

Pot – Ray P.  (not in attendance )

October 17, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Rain Derby – keep selling

BBQ meeting at the end of Nov.

Report on Pete V.

Nov turkey bingo the 21st

Dec turkey bingo the 18th

Program – Rudy honored for 60 years in the club ( first lion to reach than mark ). He received a 60 year plack, a bottle of expensive wine from the Sunny Side Washington winery, a one of a kind wine goblet made by Dee Johnson, a real nice cake, and named today as Rudy Spanich day. .Also had his picture taken with all the ladies present

Pot 0 Jerry E.

October 10, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Guests – parents of the students of the month and 2 Aberdeen members

Rain Derby – keep selling

Next week ( 17th) bring wives – special award presentation.

Today Rudy got a Hoquiam Hero award.

Students of the month – Jake Gordon and Mariah Fuller.

Program – New school superintendent Mike Villreal who talked on his background ( raised in eastern WA, was a teacher, principal, and ass, superintendent Has five kids and really likes it here. He told about meting friendly people here and has bought a raincoat. He is learning how the school education works before making any changes. The move into the new district office will be in about two weeks. It was great to finally meet him.

Pot – Rorger

 

October 3, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Birthdays – Seppo and Pete V.

Pete H. reported pm Pete V.

Ed W. went over the detailed letter from the Health dept. from the BBQ. Discussion followed.

Rain Derby —keep selling

Program – none

Pot – Jerry Schaefer

SEPT 2017

Sept 26, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

1st VP Dee called the meeting to order

Rain derby – keep selling

Program – Dee led a discussion on how we can do better with the

consessions and BBQ. He will list what we talked about. We are to let it sink in and have more meetings later on.

Pot – Seppo

 

SEPT 19, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M called the meeting too order

Sept birthdays – Ray, Brock, Mike Sand

Rain Derby – keep selling

BBQ discussion next week.

Program – Seppo related his recent trip to Finland this summer. He told us about the airplane and how cramped it was, about the roads in Finland with the hard rocks way up high on eac side of the road, different locations on a map, and the Reindeer which are protected and all over the place and are owned by the Laplanders. There are 4 main groups of Laplanders and they have their own language. Good geography lesson.

Pot- Pete V. but he was not here today tocollect.

 

Sept 12, 2017 Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Rain derby – See Roger for more tickets – keep selling.

Guest – Fred P.

Discussion – BBQ and consessions. – to be continued in 2 weeks.

 

A HUGE THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED

Pot – Gordon

 

Sept 5, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Pail N. called the meeting to order

Final BBQ and cnsession planning.

Rain derby – keep selling

Program – none

Por – Jack Durney – not in the building

AUGUST 2017

August 29, 2017  Al Bruun Reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Rain is now 37.63″

Loggers day plans were discussed. Need more workers.

Spud scrub 7th at 5:30.

Sept 30 – Jack Strom memorial – location to be announced later.

Program – Bud introduced Barbara Bennett Parsons. She told of her fathers art career (while working other jobs) Her parents were married in 1947 and he went to art school in Portland and came back here to stay. She told and showed how the silk screening process is done. It takes 7 passes with 3 days between passes to get a final print. It was great to know how it is done. She has two placed to see the prints – post office 2nd floor and Silver Pony gallery on Simpson.

Pot – Seppo

 

August 22, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order

A moment of silence for Jack Strom who past away this morning.

BBQ and conession discussion. Need more workers. Spud scrub the 7th at 5:30.

Program – Rudy introduced John S. from LAC ( license Lamb products ). It was started in 2001 after Lambs went out of business. They now have 31 employees. They have 800,00 drawings that they use to have parts made to up-grade old equipment. They design new equipment all the time. The business survives in spite of themselves

Pot – George Powers (again and not in attendance).

 

 

Audust 15, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Report from Paul M. about firer works discussion at city council meeting.

Highway cleanup report.

Rain derby tickets next week.

Seppo told of Finnland free school lunce program.

Program – Bud introduced Lee Thomason who told is about the history of the Panama Canal which was written by a guy from Axford Prarie. It was first started by the French in 1880 but failed due to yellow fever and the loss of 22,000 French workers. In 1881 the U S took over when the ye;;p fever was was taken careof. It opened Aug 14, 1914. The U S lost 5,000 workers building it. Original cost was 350 million. 50,000 workers worked on it. Lots of great information with a book of pictures to look at after.

Pot – George Powers ( not in attendance )

August 8, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

DUES ARE DUE

Highway pick up after meeting.

Paul M. will meet with city council about fireworks possible ban.

Loggers play day was discussed.

Rain Derby tickets will be handed out next week.

Program – Bud introduced Dr. Worth who told us about medicine for addicts. He came here in 1980 and has worked in this field ever since (retired now) He explained the history of how prescribing drugs progressed and how it affects the brain. Perscription drug taking falls into 3 groups – 1. easily becoming addicted, 2. makes no difference 3. no effect (flushes it down the toilet). Most treatment programs do not work. Questions and answers followed.

Pot – Paul M,

 

August 1, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul N. called the meeting to order.

A thank you note from Ryan Espedal was read.

DUES AREA DUE!

Consession stand for loggers play day discussed.

Rumor – we will have fish.

Report on Fridays BBQ at Weatheaven -Larry, Pete, Paul and Rudy took care of it.

NEXT WEEK – HIGHWAY PICK UP AFTER MEETING – dress accordingly.

Program – DZC Al Waters introduced District Gov. Bill Cashner. (belongs to a Vancouver club). He told us about the new international president who is from India, the 100th convention with 65,000 in attendance in Chicago, the Solderr field, LEO kids now doing everything in all the adult programs, what we do here, next May meeting in Kelso, and to keep a positive attitude. Questions and answers followed.

Pot – Dee ( not here )

JULY 2017

 

July 25, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order

Birthday – Don L.

Guests – parents of 7th street kids.

Dues are due.

Westheaven Friday 11:00 BBQ – wear lions gear.

Al Waters said dist. gov.here next week.

Discussion of up coming BBQ was held.

Program – 7th street kids who did several songs/dances from the up coming play this week end. Friday 7″30, Saturday 7:30 and Sunday 2:00. The play is Buggsy Malone. We were also told about the history of the 7th street kids organization. $15.00 adults, A$10.00 students and seniors and $5.00 for kids.  Very good.

Pot – Bud ( who donated it to the 7th street kids organization )

 

July 18 2017   Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Guest – Jennifer Durney.

Cynthia McMillan sent a thank you card for the flowers.

Possible new member – Jeff Wayman.

Membership applications are now kept in the roll-a-round

Program – Jack Durney introduced his son Patrick. Pat is part owner in the NEW Hoquiam Brewing Co. Located in the former Passport Café building. He went through all the re-modeling to get it into a brewery. There will be bar type food bar and you can buy a 64 ounce growler (or bring your own container).Aug 17 is the target opening date. Possible hours might start out at 3:00 – 9:00. But will be closed when actually brewing.

Pot – Roger

 

July 11, 2017  Al Bruun reporting.

New King Lion Paul M. called the meeting to order.

Fireworks report – made about $3,600.00 so far. About the same as last year. Much thanks to those worked, especially those who put is 12 hours on the 4th.

After meeting – remove and store fireworks stand (thanks to the football team for helping with heavy lifting).

On July 1st, the immediate past president shows up a the fireworks stand and says “I;m dome’

program – none

POT Paul M.

JUNE 2017

June 27, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

DUES ARE DUE

King Lion called the meeting to order (for the last time)

NO MEETING NEXT WEEK. July 4th

Next meeting Juky 11th

Paul M was sworn in as next president

Go to TNTfireworks,com and copy coupon and give to Paul M.

Program – Mel introduced Steve Schumate from the sheriff office. He told several stories about criminal activities that happened in the past few weeks.He oversees the criminal dept. Currently there are 178 in jail which was built to hold 82. Many sleep on the floor. There was several good questions with great answers.

Pot – Paul M.

 

July 15 Klaylock salmon at noon to 4  cost $15.99

June 28 – fireworke sales start

July 11 – fireworks stand take down

 

JUNE 20,2017  Al Bruun Reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order

Guest – Corky Cook

Instellation dinner Thursday $20.00

Fireworks due on Saturday\Sell on the 28th

July 15 -Klaylock salmon – noon to 4:00 – $15.00

Prpgram – Ian Cope from the PUD. Explanation of the rate hike restructure. Caused by the coldest winter since 1932, higher cost to maintain everything, and higher cost of electric power. They have cut back in several areas and he related what we could do at home to reduce our cost. They serve the community with high value utilities at lowest possible cost. There were great questions and great answers. Thanks Ian

Pot – Larry

 

JUNE 13, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

V P Lion Pail M. called the meeting to order.

20th – set up fire works stand. All need to help

22nd – instellation party

24th – fire works arrive

28th – start selling

Jerry S. reported on Aberdeen charter/instellation party.

Program – Mel brought show and tell. He had and told about collecting trolls, old dictionary, books, books, books, and other stuff. He sure had lots of stories to tell about each item. Interestring program.

Pot – Bud

 

June 6, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

Birthdays – Greg G., Paul D., Jack D.

20th- fireworks set up

22 – instelation dinner 5:30 $20.00 pork or chicken – sugn up wuth Jerry S.

24th – fireworks arrive.

28th – sart fireworks sales – sign up with Paul M.

Jack S. is turning the treasure job to Roger.

Chris introduces Jon Bennett from the new Steam Donkey Brewery at 101 E Wishkah. He told about the history of local brewrys. Until he opened this, there has not been one since 1940. On March 17, he opened the doors.They hope to grow enough to hire more workers. They make 14 different kinds of beer  GOOD PRESENATION.

pot – Jack S.

MAY 2017

May 30, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

May 12th – Aberdeen charter party – Log Place – $20.00 – 5:30

May 20th – set up fireworks stand.

May 22 – instelation party – pork or chicken – 5:30 – $20.00

Highway pick up – coming up soon

Next Tuesday – vote for Lion of the year.

Program – did not show up – so Jerry S. told about his recent trip to undergroung Penalton tour. The Chinese built an underground system to save stores that were illegal above ground. The Chinese could not own much of anything so this was a way around that.

Pot – Pete Hegg

 

May 23, 2017  Al Bruun reporting.

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

Guest – Stan Pennick

Thurs. 5:30 cop fire dinner  $22.00

Paul M – there is a special deal for the dauly world if interested

Paul D – told about his award for his eyeglass program he got at the convention. We are all proud for him.

Fireworks set up the 20th

Fireworks arrive the 24th

Program – Jack Strom introduces his granddaughter Molly Bold. She told us about the We Fish program at Westport. And this Saturday fish festival this sat, and the blessing of the fleet this sunday at 1:00. She also told us about the new job as Westport manager for the Port which seems to include a lot of communications skills as she goes all over to meet with different groups and interviews on the radio. A good question and answer period followed. Great presentation Molly!

Pot – Bud (two weeks in a row)

 

May 16, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

20th conference. see Jerry S.

25th fire – police dinner  5:30  $22.00 last chance to sign up – see Jerry S.

Program – Seppo related about last weekend trip to Sacromento to watch Grandson Brett compete in WSU rowing competition,

Dee related what he brought up at the last directors meeting about starting a membership meeting to come up with plans to attract new members. Dee (chairman), Seppo, Ed C., Ray, Chris, and Jerry Erickson. If anyone has any ideas while Dee ie away, Seppo will start a folder to put them in.

Pot – Bud

 

May 9, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

V.P. Paul M. called the meeting to order. Great singing.

20th conference – see Jerry S.

25th Fire and Police dinner. 5:30. $22.00. Sign up with Jerry S.

Cane day – collecter $1,030.00 +

sET UP FIREWORKS STAND June 20.

readings for 2017-2018 completed.

Program – students of the month    May: Madusin Wood and Dylan Moodenbauh. June – Madison Wood and Josiah Lowder.

Other business postponed till next week.

Pot – Larry Jones

 

May 2, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lin Gary called the meeting to order

Birthday – Dee

Paul M. relayed to us about the two Hoquiam students winning at sheet metal and appliances and will go to the nationals, but would like help with the cost. Board meeting will take place after club meeting.

20th – convention

25th police/firemen dinner – usual time $22.00 for either steak or salmon.

Program – Kyle Pauley – He is involved in: program director and morning show host at KXRO radio station, 7th street theater, President of the Hoquiam business association, Cosi city councilman, coastal harvest board of directors, Miss Grays Harbor pageant, and several other things. He is also a Hoquiam Mason. He has a passion for politics and on the future wants to run for mayor of Cosi and later county commissioner. He only wants to  into things that matter locally. .Keep up the good work Kyle!

Pot – Ed Wayman (but he left early)

APRIL 2017

April 25, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order

Report from board of directors meeting

Report from zone meeting

Guests – Bob and Steve from Aberdeen club

Steve gave a check for $80.00 for those who did not show at our charter party

Steve also made a toast for the togetherness of our clubs

Gary gave Aberdeen a check fir bicycles from heaven

Program – Jerry Erickson introduced John Larson from the museum. He talked about the 100 years ago each day on the radio (what happened according to the paper). And a up-date if projects at the museum. A current project is restoring the brown house next to the museum. They applied for a state grant, but die to the state budget – maybe next year. Another new project is to restore the speeder. Questions and answers followed. Good informational program – well done John.

Pot – Rudy

 

April 18, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

Directors meeting Thursday at noon

Zone meeting Thursday at 5:30.

Spring conference May 19-20.

White cane day sign up sheet is filled up.

Thursday May 25 – cop and firefighter dinner 5:50. cost about $20.00 salmon or steak

Students of the month – Bianka Kopez and Oscar Joya

Program – Jerry McFeely introduce Mark McFeely who manages Hoquiam Plywood.

It is now owned by Willis Ent.  60% of what they produce goes to Canada and 49% in the U S. Sales are now about 2 million a month. And they go through about 6 million board feet a month. They have been in business since 1955 and are planning to build a new warehouse. They make 4′ x 8′ sheets. Great information on the mill operations.

Pot- Jerry E.

 

April 11, 2917  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

Sign up fot white cane day with Ray.

20th – directors meeting – noom

Student of the month – next week

Program – Julian from Habitat for humanity volunteer coordinator. Habitat for humanity of Grays Harbor is a locally part of the internationally Habitat group. She discussed all the different ways one can volunteer. She also wants to start two committees. Qestions and answers followed.

Pot – Paul M.

 

April 4, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King lion Gary called the meeting to order.

Birthdays – Roger S and Ed Wayman.Stacy McFeely

Directors meeting April 20th noon.

Guest – Bonny McFeely.

Program – Jerry McFeely introduced who is involved in a animal rescue place in Yakima. She brought her certified therapy dog who was born with no front elbows and abanded. She belongs to ‘Love On A Leash’ and goes to nursing homes, schools and such to talk about rescued pets. They do mostly dogs and cats and have about 40 on site at any given time. About 600 are adopted each year for the last 9 years. The animals have to be trained to get certified and have to have a )like a drivers liscense) that says what theu are trained to do. There are between 100 to 150 volenteers to make this work. A very touching program/

Pot – Dave Wayman

MARCH 2017

March 28, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

Thanks to everyone who attended the charter party.

White canes day coming up – sign up with Ray

Program – Mary introduced Waylan Roberts. an intern for the city (Brian Shay) who is working on the library project. They need $250,000 to finish and would like everyone to write their reps. in Olympia on how important the library is to the community.

POT – Larry Jones ( in Arizona or someplace )

 

arch 21, 2017  Al Brun rporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

THURSDAY – CHARTER PARTY (75th)   5:30

Program – Jerry S.  He read his new western poetry drafts ” stage cosch and wells fargo ” and ” the body that wandered “. alsso a story about ” one eyed charley  parkerst ” (he was a she). Another great job by Jerry.

Pot – Pete Hagg

 

March 14, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion called the meeting to order.

Guests were the mom and grandma of Anthony – student of the month

Charter Party next Thursday at 5:30.  $20.00 – sign up with Jerry S.

Paul M. told about going to the high school and telling the kids about the scholarships.

Brock told about the Peterson play field project we want to consider

Students of the month – Anthony Ness and Erika Devore.

Program – Mary presented a lot if information on Billy Gohl. He was born in Germany in 183 and came here in 1896. He was a strong arm man for the union. He was arrested for murder and suspected of arson and smuggling. He would ‘pay’ back anyone who crossed him He lived in Aberdeen. At his trial it took 157 people to get a jury panel.It was held in Monty and on May 12, 1910 he was convicted of 1st degree murder of Hoffman. He was sent to Walla Walla. He went insane and was sent to Medical Lake where he dies in 1927.

Great History Presentation.

Pot – Jack Durney

 

March 7, 2017  Al Bruun reporting

King Lion Gary called the meeting to order.

Birthdays – Rudy, Mel. Tracy, Dean, Mary

Mar 23 – Charter Party – $20.00 – 5:30 -sign up with Jerry S. – steak or salmon.

Program – Jerry S. told us all about the sub H. L. Hunly It was launched in 1863 and had a crew of 8. It was 40′ long. 1st attempt to use it 5 died. 2nd attempt 8 died. 3rd attempt it used a spar pole system to sink other ships, but it sunk with 8 dead.

He also told us about the iron clads. In 1861 James Eads was contacted to design an iron clad with 4″ steel plates to protect the sides. It was steam powered and had a crew of 320. It was rnamed the CSS Virginia and was blown up to keep from the Union from getting it. The Monitor was 179′ with a crew of 49, but it was on its way back north and sunk in a storm. Very good information program

Pot – McFeely