Magrath Lions Club
Meeting 22 Sep 2022
7pm at the Davies
Attending: Lion Alex White, President, Lion Laurie-Ann White (VP), Lion Shauna Davies (phoned in), Lion Roger Davies, Lion Lawrence Papworth. Unable to attend: Lion Elizabeth Olsen (BC), Lion Larry Murray, Lion Catherine Cai.
- 7pm Call to order by President Alex White.
- 1 minute silence held in memory of the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth.
- Casino report by Lion Lawrence Papworth. We are scheduled for Thu/Fri 16/17 Mar 2023. Bent Pedersen has agreed to serve as our casino advisor (facilitator). Final paperwork is being prepared for submission - need 5 volunteer worker application forms and void check for our casino account.
- Discussion on requirements for club executive by AGLC. The Secretary position is technically vacant and is being temporarily filled (by Lion Shauna). Options to be discussed at our next meeting.
- Discussed plans for next year garage sale and no cost clothing. Lion Alex to seek input from Town of Magrath re best dates and possible multi-day events and storage options.
- Discussed Operation Christmas Box project plans. Boxes will be made available at Magrath Pharmacy. Proposed our Nov meeting be held on Thu Nov 17th vs 23rd for dinner meeting and box stuffing event. Lion Roger to investigate booking options. Lion Alex to coordinate with DG to see if this night would be good for his club visit vs early 2023.
- Discussed options for December meeting. Proposed our Dec meeting be held on Thu Dec 15th vs 22nd for the club Christmas meeting.
- Lion Roger reported on adjustments to website and email needed to accommodate our shutdown of previously free Google Workspace features (email, drive, calendar). We have switched from *@magrathlions.com to a single email@example.com email. Former email addresses now forward to new email via free forwardemail.net account. Some club emails need to be forwarded on to member email (ie firstname.lastname@example.org was only going to new email@example.com vs also ending up at Lion Alex’s personal email account) - now fixed.
- 8:15pm Moved to Adjourn. Next meeting will be held at 7pm on 27th Oct 2022.
Lion Roger Davies acting for Secretary, Magrath Lions Club