President’s Remarks: Welcome to the Lynwood Bar. Team drink! Take care of your waitress! Give her a nice big tip!
23 members present
50/50 Raffle~ Can’t win if you don’t play! $46.oo won by Shelly P. Coconuts won by Ken L., Karen R., and Terry B.
Merchandise~ We now have a merchandise table! T-shirts are $20. XXL $23
Sweatshirts are $30. XXL $33
Quarterly Charity~ For 2 months only! #2 basic pencils and packs of lined wide or college ruled paper to be donated to area middle schools.
Ink Cartridges St. John’s Port Huron youth group. Aka Lynda’s kids
Scrap metal and cords~ Keep the cords coming!
Spare Change Challenge ~ Kelly is captain of the Tropical Tykes
Donna Howard is the captain of Babies in Paradise. Thanks ladies! Keep that spare change coming!
Box Tops for Education~ Still collecting for Carsonville Port Sanilac Schools.
Tires and Treads~ Jim H. told us there will be a delivery to Crull School on Tues. Aug 28, between 5:00 and 8:00 pm.
Buddy’s Bench~ Save your hard plastic caps from any kind of bottle.
Milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles, salad dressing, water bottles, peanut butter lids, etc. Spread the word! Kelly is our captain. Resa has reached 400 pounds. Now the goal is to put a bench at every school in St. Clair County!!
8. Mats That Matter~ Save those plastic grocery bags. Fran is our captain.
Treasurer’s Report~ We have money and the checkbook balances! Balance of $5458.73
Blood Drives~ Wed. 8-15 St. Clair Twp. Offices 10:00-4:00, Fri. Aug. 17 St. Clair County Sheriff Office 1:00-7:00, Mon. Aug. 20 M’ville K of C 1:00-7:00, Fri. Aug. 24 Marwood in PH 8:00-2:00, McLaren PH 8:00-2:00 If you donate by August 30, Red Cross will send you a $5 Amazon gift card!
Remind~ New text to 81010 Make the message @4dkgde Send
Car Seat Check~ Wednesday, August 22 at the RESA parking lot on Range Road. 3:00-7:00 Have car seats fitted. FREE!
Updated roster~ Check the sheet for accuracy
Meat Raffle~ Ken L. was wondering what we need to do to get a meat raffle going again. We need to be a 501(c)3. Maybe we should go through Operation Transformation. Janie H. and Ane W. will look into it.
Additional news and updates~
Bernie Nummer~ Thank-you note from Bernie and he included his dues. He is
making progress slowly but surely.
PHOSC~ The Duc Cruise was a HUGE success. They were able to donate $500 to 3 different charities. It is on again for next year! A Pub Crawl will be in October.
Maragaritafest in Lexington~ August 24 and 25 7pm to 10pm 10 Beach Drive Friday night, and Air Margaritaville Saturday night. Kelly and Erik can reserve space for chairs.
Christmas Party 2018~ Friday, November 30 at the Lions Hall in St. Clair. Corner of King and St. Clair HWY. Tickets will be available at the September meeting. $35.00, BYOB, dancing, food, PHUN! We are bringing back the Big Kahuna and Island Princess!
August Anniversary Party~ Jim and Donna Howard have graciously volunteered to host the party. Saturday, August 18th. Boat drink contest has 3 entries. 4:00 - ?? The club provides the meat, members bring potluck. Be there to celebrate the club’s 15th anniversary! Candi and Tom are bringing gumbo!! In addition we have cheesy potatoes, cake, cowboy baked beans and whatever else we bring! Bring your quarters!
Putt-in 4 Paws~ Karen R. reported we had 27 people there and We donated $223 and 168.5 of dry animal food plus other stuff. We will do it again next year! We received a certificate of appreciation. They said we were an awesome group!
International Day Parade~ Good turn out, beautiful day, little music thing worked wonderfully. The picture of our float was on the front page of the Times Herald above the fold. Yay us!
Lindsey Hiller Update~ Jim R. moved to donate $100 to the family, Ane W. seconded. Approved.
London Parrothead Club~ is having a Jumbo Fest September 22. Jim R. is the club DD. Tickets are $35 CND in advance with dinner, $40 at the door no dinner. Contact Jim R. for more info.
Birthdays: Rachel Kobylas 08/02, Jeff Smith 08/05, Tari Johnston 08/06, Bonnie Burns 08/10, John Siwicki 08/13, Randy Wilkinson 08/15, Laurie Racz 08/16, Jill Randall 08/18, Clara Daniels 08/24, Ken Langmesser 08/27, Tammy Mudford 08/31
Meeting closed by birthday phlocker Ken L.~ Team drink!