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Club notes
October 04, 2013

Calico Cut-ups

The Calico Cutups Quilt Club will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Lawrence Community Center in Anamosa.

Members will travel to the Inspiration Quilt Shop in Hills, followed by a Quilt Block Walking Tour, lunch and visit to the Willow Creek Quilt Shop in Kalona.

Mount Vernon Lions

The Mount Vernon Lions Club met on Monday, Sept. 23, at Gwen's Restaurant in Lisbon.  Justin Dix arranged for the program, which was Mount Vernon School District superintendent Gary O'Malley.    

Dr. O'Malley went through his educational experience and his philosophy as it relates to his new job in Mount Vernon. 

The next Lions Club meeting will be on Monday, Oct. 14, at the new Cedar Rapids Public Library; Mike Smith will have the program.

New Century Club

The New Century Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Cherry Ridge in Mount Vernon.  Hostess Ann Hufford will be assisted by Thelma Rife. Roll call will be:  "Your first trip away from Iowa or your home state."

The program "Iowa Trivia" will be given by Barb Russell.

Please call one of the hostesses if you are unable to attend.

Lisbon Lincoln

Highway Lions

The Lisbon Lincoln Highway Lions Club met Sept. 21 at Southeast Linn Community Center.

Those present were Sara Carter, Rex Cook, Guy Geinzer, Linnie Southard, Shayne Onstatt, Jeanette Whitman and Keith Whitlatch.

Treasurer Sara Carter presented a full financial report covering the summer events, including "Big Toys," Lisbon Sauerkraut Days and raffles. Checking balance total was $1,873.37, with service account of $1,871.37.

Linnie Southard reported being present at the chartering celebration of the new Lions Club in Fairfax, now being led by former Lisbon Lincoln Highway Club members Paul and Deb Mallie. The Lisbon club approved sending $100 to the new Fairfax club in thanks for the leadership of the Mallies.

Volunteer hours of community service were reported: 28 hours for benefit of seniors and 13 hours for school board elections.

In recognition of the dedication of both Claire and Jeanette Whitman, the club unanimously agreed to designate Jeanette as an honorary member.

Visitor Shayne Onstott was presented by Linne Southard as a new member.

Upcoming dates: The Oct. 19 regular meeting will re replaced by attending the Fall Rally at Tipton High School; the next regular meeting is 9 a.m. Nov. 16 at Southeast Linn.

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