Thanks to Lions Darrell and Nancy Main for the excellent meal at
our February 1st meeting .
Also, thanks to Lions Mike Main and Darren and Debbie McAlpine for
the great meal at our February 15th meeting.
Thanks to all HL Lion members who helped out at our breakfast on
Our first meeting this month will be held on Thursday, March1st
at our new Lions hall . Lions Bernie Rohling and Julie Gangl will be
cooking at this meeting. The meal will be at 7:00 PM and the business
meeting will take place at 7:30 PM. Also, we will be having a guest
speaker--Lion Steve “Fuzzy” Halseth.
Our second meeting will be take place on Thursday, March 15th
at our new meeting place. There will be a Board of Directors meeting at
6:30 P.M. This meeting will be a “Fun Night” with the Cokato Lions.
There will be a meal that night. We will decide on what the meal will
be at our March 1st meeting.
The next zone meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd
at the KC Hall in Waverly.
Our club will be sponsoring another pancake breakfast on Sunday,
April 1st (Palm Sunday) from 8:00 AM until noon.
Our annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 7th
at Memorial Park in Howard Lake. Co-chairs for this event will be Lions
Julie Gangl, Dan Oestreich, and Tom Fiecke.
Good Neighbor Days will take place this year from June 22-24. We
are asking that each member sell one book of tickets for the
The 6th Annual H.L. Lions Golf Tournament will take
place at Shadowbrook Golf Course on Saturday , July 14th.
This year there will be a pork chop dinner following the tournament.
Our club will be holding a garage sale during the same weekend as
the city-wide garage sale.
Our club is considering holding a fish fry sometime in September.
The Youth Center will be making its move to our new meeting place
on Saturday, March 3rd. We could use all the help from the
membership that day.
Lions made a donation to HLWW School to go toward taking some
students to the Minneapolis Children’s Theater.
Our sympathies go to the family of Leader Dog Chair Rand Patton
who passed away recently. Please keep his family in our prayers.
Please contact Lion LaNette Thorson if interested in running for a
office for 2007-08.
The Bruce Hoffman concert on Sunday, February 18th was
definitely a success . More details will be available in next month’s
The situation with our pull-tab operation was discussed at our
February 1st meeting. After a lengthy discussion, it was decided to close our gambling booth
at the Howard Lake Liquor Store as of March 31st.
We have paid one scholarship already; the other two will be paid
when the money will become available. The Board of Directors will then
decide on how many scholarships and how much to give away to this
year’s graduating class.
Happy birthday to all the Howard Lake Lion members who are
celebrating their birthdays in March: Mike Main (4); Don Oestreich
(10); Julie Gangl (14); Sam Gruenhagen (16); and Denise Oberpriller