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Tops 1341

EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS Ohio 1341 met Nov. 14 at the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church with leader Dorothy Garn presiding. The meeting opened with the pledges and roll call. Garn was best loser with Sally Nicholson the runner-up.

Weekly drawing winners were, weight loss, Barb Kalinowski; junk foods, Marlene Reynolds; calorie chart, Margaret Jackman; 50/50, Darlene Naukam. Losing three weeks in a row was Marwynne Serafy. Four TOPS and three KOPS remain on the check contest. Recognized for attendance were Serafy, 8 weeks; and Judy McComas, 32 weeks. Jane Proctor and McComas hold the travel boxes.

The Christmas party was discussed. It will be Dec. 5 at the Masonic Temple.

The Christmas tree contest will begin on Nov. 21 and end Dec. 26 with McComas in charge.

Garn had the program beginning with exercises and then read an article on how to cut and burn calories.

Cards and concerns were shared.

The meeting closed with the Lord’s Prayer.

Tops 2231

EAST LIVERPOOL — TOPS 2231 met Nov. 15, at Always Best Care, Market Street, with Leader Pam Anthony presiding. The meeting was opened with the TOPS and KOPS pledges and roll call.

Pam Fouse gave the secretary report and Cassy Stephens gave the treasurer report. Both were approved as read.

Stephens was the KOPS best loser. Pam Anthony was the TOPS and Officers best loser.

Mary Wolf had three weeks of loss. Verla Betteridge had six weeks of loss.

Stephens and Wolf had 10 weeks of weight loss slips.

Betteridge won the calorie chart and 50/50.  Dimes were held over.

The no-nos are cookies and ice cream.

Anita Kukich read an article on “Building Healthy Habits”.

Anthony closed the meeting with prayer requests followed by the Lord’s Prayer.

Meetings are  held every Tuesday with weigh-ins beginning at 5 p.m. New members are always welcome.

Calcutta Lions Club

CALCUTTA — King Lion Janet Christen called the regular meeting of the Calcutta Lions Club to order at 7 p.m. on Nov. 10, at the Peter Metrovich Community Center, with 26 members in attendance. King Christen led the invocation and the Pledge of Allegiance was said by all.

Lion Tim Coalmer filled in as tail twister for Lion Vicki Coalmer with checking for membership cards and reading a Lions poem.

Lion Sharon Hall distributed the minutes to the previous meeting held on Oct. 25.  The minutes were approved as submitted.

King Christen read a letter of intent for Lion Wayne Christen to run for District Governor in 2017 with support of the club.  Coalmer made the motion to accept and Lion Linda Metrovich seconded the motion. Motion was carried.

Coalmer and Joe Hall then held a membership orientation, going over the timeline of Lions, the alphabet soup and the parade of checks.

Coalmer reported that he and Lion Gary has replaced the Calcutta Lions road sign off the state Route 11 exit in Calcutta and two new ones will be placed in the near future.  This project is a Centennial Community Legacy Project.

Lion Jerry Barnes spoke on the Leo Club.  They now have a Leo of the Month award with winners this month being Kenzie Delposen and Emma Palmer.  Students are participating in helping in the FISH program downtown, operating a Mentoring Program for elementary students at Beaver Local, and a Precious Moments program where students visit nursing homes and participate in activities with the residents.  The Leo Club has also donated money to the Salvation Army and the Veteran’s Appreciation Picnic group.

Lion Nancy Hadley reported that the next bingo will be held at Crossroads on Monday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. with another one on Monday, Dec. 5, also at 2.

Lion Rosemary Bruehler stated that the 1st grade eye screenings at Beaver Local Elementary have been scheduled for Monday, Nov. 21, at 8:45 a.m.

Plans for the club’s Christmas party was discussed and will be held on Dec. 13.

Hall reported the ringing of the bell for the Salvation Army is set for Saturday, Nov. 26 at JC Penney from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  A sign-up sheet was sent around for volunteers.

Lion Richard Titus has scheduled a visitation with the Newell Lions Club on Monday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Nov. 22, with the meal being provided by Lions Karen Titus and Kathy Barker.

The 50/50 was won by Lion Frank Keenan.  Meeting was adjourned at 8:15 p.m.