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Sponsor Lion Bill Moore (Kloempken) Club President Lion Bob Cummins, Lion John Kloempken, Lion Steve Sturtecky, Sponsor Lion Vince Daniello (Sturtecky), and Past President Lion Steve Collinsworth.

The Bartlett Lions Club presented a check for $5,000 to the Bartlett Parks Foundation. This money will be used to help build an all-inclusive park in Bartlett. Back Row l to r: Lions Kurt Hull, Dan Palmer, Norm Witherton, Jim Wells, Ovido Fernandez-Cuervo, Roy Engstrom. Front Row l to r: Lions Dave Witherton, Val Pronce, Cheryl Lemvig, Joanne Watson, John Sias, Andy Watson, Bartlett Parks Foundation Ted Lewis, Bartlett Parks Foundation Marianne Cordell, and Lion Dave Barry.

The club went to the Batavia Art Department to have the students create a banner for the club to help celebrate the 100th birthday of Lions locally. Mayor Jeff Schielke had the four banners hung on Wilson Street in downtown Batavia during Convention Week in July. Batavia is known as the “Windmill City� as there were four windmill factories there at one time. The stream of blue on the banner is symbolic of the Fox River, which runs through town. At the top is the LCI Centennial Symbol, We Serve. At the bottom is 1974, the Batavia Lions Club Charter Year. The four banners were fabricated by Flagsource in Batavia for the Lions Club for a reasonable amount. As of midNovember, the banners were still hanging. Lions, you should well be proud of the project you created for your club and your town to let your community know about Batavia Lions Club.

(l to r) Malta Lions Club President Lion Matt Feuerborn presents Gold Centennial Award recipients Lions Vicke Heins and Katie Fenstermaker and Silver Centennial Award recipient Lion Tom Weber.

Last spring, when Lions were asked to donate money to hang banners in downtown Chicago during the Lions Clubs International Convention, Batavia Lions interpreted the project differently. 24

The Sun City Huntly Lions Annual Holiday Flower Show was held in November 2017, at the Huntley High School Performing Arts Center. Three area florists were on stage creating floral arrangements. As the florists created beautiful holiday arrangements before everyone's eyes, moderator Judie Altman, a master florist/gardener herself, brought them to a pedestal on center stage and explained the flowers, greens, vines, and other surprises in the arrangements. She frequently shared growing and preserving techniques with the

MD1 Lions & Leos e-Magazine

2018 January State e-magazine full version  
2018 January State e-magazine full version  

MD1 State Monthly e-Magazine for the Month of January, 2018. Edited and published by Dr. Austin D'Souza for Lions and Leos of State of Illi...