President’s Remarks: Welcome to the Lynwood Bar. Team drink! Take care of your waitress! Dilly dilly!
27 members present We miss our “Snow Birds”
50/50 Raffle~ Can’t win if you don’t play! Ken L. won $50.00!
Merchandise~ We now have a merchandise table! T-shirts are $20. XXL $23
Sweatshirts are $30. XXL $33 Hats are $10, and license plate holders are $1.00
Quarterly Charity~ Our new charity is the Blue Water Pregnancy Center. They need baby wipes and size 5 and 6 diapers.
Ink Cartridges St. John’s Port Huron youth group. Aka Lynda’s kids
Wire/Cords~ Keep the cords coming!
Spare Change Challenge ~ St. Clair County Kids in Distress will be the recipient of the money raised. Babies in Paradise and Tropical Tykes.
Box Tops for Education~ Still collecting for Carsonville Port Sanilac Schools.
Buddy’s Bench~ Collection ends this month.
Treasurer’s Report~ We have money and the checkbook balances! Balance of $4.911.58
Blood Drives~ Wed. Jan. 9 St. Clair Middle School 1:00-7:00 Fri. Jan. 18 McLaren Port Huron 8:00-2:00 Mon. Jan. 14 Sacred Heart Church Yale 11:00-5:00
Merchandise~ Must have 24 items to get the price break. Table until next month until we hear what the Sarnia Club wants.
Remind~ New text to 81010 Make the message @4dkgde Send
Meat Raffle~ We have our raffle license. Our license number is R50910. We are at the break even point. Jim has extra tickets if you need more. You can pick them up at the barber shop or the store. Good at C Roys meats for a year. This is the BIGGEST and easiest phundraiser for the club.
Group Outing Idea~ Feb. 9, Brass Transit, a Chicago tribute band. Tickets are sold.
Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser~ Kelly will be getting us a date in February. She will aim for Tuesday the 19th. We can sell our meat raffle tickets there, have a bake sale, and promote our club.
Bowling Phundraiser~ Proceeds will be donated to Volunteers Assisting Disabled. Thinking end of March. Pauline will need extra help since she has gone back to school!
Scholarship~ January 1 was the opening of the scholarship fund. It will close March 31 at 11:59 pm. Open to anyone who has ties to a club member.
Buffett Concert~ Coming back to DTE. Must be an active member. $149.00 Money is due in May. Concert is Tuesday, July 16. Jim needs to know by JANUARY 18!
Additional news and updates~
PHOTSC~ No report
Janie has vanilla for sale~ $5 to support the dental clinic that Janie participates with in Haiti. You only need have half as much of this than what we buy in the store. Also has almond.
Silver Stick~ Need volunteers! Jan 10-13, and 24-27. Announcers, goal judges, marshalls, programs, and scorekeepers are some of the possible positions. Call Eric at 810 300 3788 to volunteer! NHS kids, scouts, etc.
Tires and Treads~ 30% of the kids at Thomas Edison could use help. There are
Over 20 schools in St. Clair County
Pheeding Phrenzy~ Jan. 26 at Lucky’s Steak House in Imlay City. Saturday at 5:00.
30 Hour Famine~ Austin P. is participating in the World Vision 30 Hour Famine to
help Northern Kenya. A pitcher was passed for donations. Candi moved to donate
$100 from the Keets Club. Steve P. seconded. Passed unanimously.
Steve~ Tom L’s brother lost his trailer in a house fire. Steve moved to donate the
Max of $250 and Ane seconded. Passed unanimously.
Possible Pheeding Phrenzy in March~ Hockey game after dinner at Casey’s? We
Will look into it.
Reminder~ Chili Fest is downtown the last weekend of January 25 and 26.
Birthdays: Ann Reichle Jan. 8, Amy Racz Jan. 8, Becky Miketich Jan. 17, Tom Francis Jan. 17, Jim Howard Jan. 20, Jon Soyko Jan. 22, Shelly Piechotte Jan. 29
Meeting closed by birthday phlockers~ Team drink!