Tricy Cushner, CEO and President of Alliance for Safe Kids, talked about this fabulous organization which has many programs for adults as well as young people; eg: Fathers Forum, Prescription Drug Disposal, Save a Life. etc. All sectors of the community come together to provide help for the youth and their families and it has been very successful. The Youth Court is an example of kids helping kids.
Liz Talbert, Coalition Coordinator spoke about Save-a-Life, an integral part of the Alliance. For more information, please look at the website: www.allianceforsafekids.org. Thank you Tricy and Liz for your hard work and your presentation.
Patti presided in Alice R’s absence.
We received a $29 donation from our Night at Panera’s fundraiser.
The Lions are holding a Spaghetti and Meatball fundraiser on November 18 at the American Legion Post on Veterans Road. There are two seatings: one at 5pm and one at 7pm. Geri took a headcount of those interested in attending each and will make reservations. An email will be sent out and members not at the meeting can make their own reservations.
Our potential exchange student has not completed the paperwork and the deadline has passed, so we will not be participating in an exchange.
The Bronx Club’s Holiday Party will take place on December 16 and, so far, five members are planning to attend.
Our Holiday Dinner is scheduled for December 9 at Traditions. Please respond to Patti’s email by November 30.
Rose advised us that we made a profit of $2,597 from the Best & the Wurst.
The Presbyterian Church would welcome donations of children’s coats and jackets.
Health of Club
We learned that Alice R. and David are both not feeling well. Please get well soon!
This and That
In addition to our two speakers, we welcomed the following guests: Erica, Brian, Jolene and Steve. Glad to meet you, please come again.
Tony had the lucky 50-50 ticket and won $10. --Plus he won the Jackpot of$324. Congratulations!