Marshall Lions Club held its weekly meeting Monday, Feb. 24

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Marshall Lions Club held its weekly meeting at 12:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at the Clubhouse in Marshall.

Lion First Vice President Maureen Burks called the meeting to order. Lion Sharon Hall led the Pledge of Allegiance. Lion Shirley Mach gave the prayer and opened the meeting.

There were 15 members and five guests in attendance. Chris Vogel was guest of Lion Teresa Vogel, Cheryl Schlager was guest of Lion Royal Peterson and Leslie Huston, Amy Weber and Ryan Huff were all guests of Lion Nancy Harris.

In old business, Burks reminded the club that the hearing Sweepstakes tickets are available at $1 each or six for $5. Lion Mike Davis stated he will check with the city about the scheduled date for Mint Day.

In new business, Lion Jene Crook stated the chamber board had voted to discontinue Santa Fe Trail Days. Burks suggested having the broom trailer at the Spring Fling.

Peterson spoke about this month's Marshall High School Teacher of the Month Cheryl Schlager. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education and a Masters of Science degree in education from University of Central Missouri. She earned an elementary administration certificate from Lindenwood University. Having completed 22 years of teaching, Schlager has been with Marshall Public School District for 19 years. Currently she teaches study skills at MHS. Burks presented Schlager with a certificate and a check for $25 from the Marshall Lions Club.

Huston, Weber and Huff gave the program, "Upcoming School Tax Levy and Proposed New Elementary Complex with updates to Bueker Middle School and MHS."

The meeting adjourned with Karl Kirchhoff winning the kitty and leading the closing song.

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