Submitted by Terry Gaskill
At the February 22nd meal/meeting the Tampico Lions honored Larry Ebersohl for being a member for 50 years, as of January 1st, 2021. Lion Ebersohl said, “My how time flies!” Lion Ebersohl is 1st Vice President of the Lions this fiscal year.
In other business Lion Alice Grimes was voted in as 2nd Vice President and Lion Earl John Coers as 3rd Vice President for this fiscal year, which ends June 30th. 2021.
Lion Regi Fortune was asked to be the PR or Media Person and she agreed to help Lion Secretary Dave Beck to keep track of news items and items that are publicize in the Lions’ Magazine regarding Tampico Lions Club #280. Everyone thanked Lion Regi for taking on that responsibility.
The club voted not to sell roses and not to have their annual Pancake Breakfast this year due to Covid-19.
The club will continue its tradition of giving out two $500 scholarships in May of this year to graduating members of the Prophetstown/Lyndon/Tampico High School.
Interested students are to contact 6-12 campus Counselor Ida Holper to write on one of the two scholarships that will be judged at the April 26th meal/meeting of the TLC. Submitted essays will be judged without knowledge of the author.
The next TLC meal/meeting will be March 8th at 7 PM at the Tampico Area Community Building (TACB). Guests interesting in joining the club are welcome to attend and will be treated to a free meal. Please contact the membership chairperson by calling 815-535-3665 if you have questions.