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2013-2014 Officers

 

President:                                 Chris Walcher

Immediate Past President:       Phil Brooks

1st Vice President:                   Limey Nargelenus

2nd Vice President:                  Larry Bunting 

Secretary:                                 Tom Gallagher

Treasurer:                                Joe Brockamp

 

If you have any questions for the Springfield Noon Lions Club, please call Tom Gallagher at 217-321-3417.
 
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Tail Twisters:                 Mark Cullen and Jim Grohne

Lion Tamer:                  Dale Diamond

Director, One Year:      John Albers

Director, One Year:      Dave Moreland

Director, One Year:      Larry Werline

Director, Two Years:    Marne Fauser

Director, Two Years:    Mitch Murdock

Director, Two Years:    Ron Wenger

Membership Chair:      Paul Anthony

Bulletin Editor:              Ron Wenger

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Congratulations to our 2014 Scholarship winners!
Hannah Norris of Springfield, pictured below, won our 2014 Springfield Noon Lions Club Scholarship
 
 
Our 2014 Gordon Thomas Memorial Scholarship winner is Emily Evans of Chatham.
We wish them the best in all of their future endeavors!
Scholarship applications for 2015 will be available on our website early next year.
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May 14, 2014 New Member Induction  
Help us extend a warm welcome to our newest members, inducted on May 14, 2014.
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2015 Lions Golf Outing

 

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HELPED MAKE OUR 2014
GOLF OUTING A SUCCES !!!
 
Please join us on June 16, 2015 at Piper Glen Golf Course for our next annual golf outing as a player and/or sponsor.
  
For more information, contact Dan Yuhas at 217-787-7825.

 

 

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JOIN US IN CONGRATULATING
THE WINNERS OF THE
2014 LIONS - SCHEELS BOWLING BASH
FUNDRAISER 

First Place: Jim Woodson - winner of a bowling party at Laketown Lanes
 for up to 40 people for two hours($550 Value)

 

Second Place: Dick Fanning - winner of a bowling party at Laketown Lanes
for up to 20 people for two hours ($225 Value)

             

Third and Fourth Places: Anthony Hall and Patty Crivea - each a winner of bowling party at Laketown Lanes for up to 6 people for two hours ($75 Value)

The Lions wish to extend their deep appreciation to 
Laketown Lanes and Scheels
 for helping make this event possible.

The Lions are also grateful for the support of:
A.L. Capital Airport
Bike Tek
Brookhill's Golf
Centrum Cafe
Changing Places Hair Salon
Charlie Parker's
Coz's Pizza
D'Arcy's Pint
Dale Diamond
Dublin Pub
Elf Shelf
First Banker Trust
Deb Foster
Golden Corral
Bill "Dr. Swing" Hickerson
Hickory River
James Hockenyos
Incredibly Delicious Cafe
Jim Herron Ltd.
JLS Marine (Jeff Smith)
Juvae Jazz Society
La Peep Cafe
Lake Springfield Tavern
Menards
Russ Mendenhall
Murphy Rug & Furniture Cleaners
Limey Nargelenas
Nelson Center
Nielsen's Billiards
Obed & Isaac's
Piper Glen Golf
Quality Lighting
Re-Cycled Records
Saputo's
Southern Wine & Spirits
Sparkling Clean Car Wash
Talk of the Town - Elkhart
Town & Country Bank
Top Cats Chill & Grill
Yanni's
Dan Yuhas
709 Cut Rate Liquor

This event is a fund raiser for the Springfield Noon Lions Club.  
All funds received will be used for the benefit of residents in and around Springfield, IL.

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Welcome to our newest members: (left to right) sponsor Steve Frankenstein with new member Craig Drone, sponsor Chris Walcher with new member Joe Gill, and sponsor Dale Diamond with new members Marne Fauser and Hilary Lucke.
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CONGRATULATIONS
TO OUR LOCAL
2013 PEACE POSTER CONTEST WINNERS
 
The Springfield Noon Lions Club congratulates Nicole Conway (1st), Amy Balster (2nd), and Seth Jacobs (3rd) as the local winners of this year's Peace Poster Contest.  These three Franklin Middle School students will each receive a cash prize.  Ms. Conway's poster will also advance to the next level in the competition.

The Springfield Noon Lions Club also extends its appreciation to the Hoogland Center for the Arts for hosting all of the poster entries for public viewing and voting.

by Nicole Conway by Amy Balster by Seth Jacobs

 
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Did you know .....
 
that from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, the Springfield Noon Lions Club gave over $8,000 to St. Clare's Health Clinic to provide eye glasses to 128 local adults and children who otherwise would have done without.
 
$50 provides a pair of glasses and $60 provides a pair of bifocals.
 
Help us help our community -- Support the Springfield Noon Lions Club
 
 
Learn more about St. Clare's Health Clinic at http://www.cc.dio.org/programs.htm#stclare 
 
 
 
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Lions serving meals at the 2013 Star Party
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Congratulations to Lion Dave Milner on completing his hike of the Appalachian Trail!  
Dave and his son Ty hold the Lions banner atop Mount Jasper.
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 2014 LIONS CALENDAR FUNDRAISER
WINNERS
Each month of 2014, the Springfield Noon Lions Club will draw from the names of all those who purchased a calendar a winner for each day of that month. Bonus prizes will also be awarded each month.  Winners will receive their check in the mail and need not take any action to claim their prize.
  
JANUARY 

          Prize             #            Name                                                                   City

     $100.00            2964       John Kennedy                                                   Springfield 

         25.00            2033       Lisa Wyzard                                                        Williamsville      

         25.00            2045       Karen Brooks                                                     Springfield

         25.00            2053       Limey Nargelenas                                            Springfield

         25.00            2111       George Balen                                                    Springfield         

         25.00            2128       Jacob Bunn                                                        Springfield

         25.00            2166       Patrick Hellner                                                   Springfield         

         25.00            2208       Rachel Schroeder                                             Springfield

         25.00            2282       Gail Lewis                                                           Reinbeck, IA

         25.00            2322       Rich Brockschmidt                                           Springfield         

         25.00            2394       Tim Kemp                                                           Chatham

         25.00            2411       Jerry Gardner                                                     Springfield

         25.00            2417       Tom Bayer                                                          Springfield

         25.00            2425       Mary Jane Hillery                                               Bettendorf, IA  

         25.00            2480       Jim Hazzard                                                        Springfield

         25.00            2498       Delmar Joseph                                                  Springfield

         25.00            2526       Mary Bienfang                                                    Cedar Falls, IA

         25.00            2530       Lee Blood                                                            Beloit, WI

         25.00            2565       Jenny Filla                                                           Springfield

         25.00            2588       Ed & Lena Blohm                                               Wausau, WI

         25.00            2656       Jayna Flatt                                                           Springfield

         25.00            2700       Jim Paul                                                              Jacksonville       

         25.00            2752       Steve Rann                                                         Springfield

         25.00            2773       Mary Joyce Stallworth                                      Chatham

         25.00            2779       Patty Grim                                                          Springfield

         25.00            2834       Mike & Michelle Dawson                                Elkhart                 

         25.00            2842       Steve Frankenstein                                         Springfield

         25.00            2926       Rick Lloyd                                                          Springfield         

         25.00            2936       Aaron Thompson                                             Springfield

         25.00            2937       Buddy Gathard                                                 Girard

         25.00            2941       John Hanlon                                                     Chatham

         25.00            2983       Tonya Micheletta                                             Springfield


FEBRUARY

          Prize             #            Name                                                                   City   

     $100.00            2494       Mike Fishel                                                        Springfield

         25.00            2012       Joel Rapaport                                                    Springfield   

         25.00            2034       Fred Westlake                                                   Williamsville

         25.00            2086       Kathy Marsh                                                       Grundy Center, IA

         25.00            2108       Celinda Hearn                                                    Springfield

         25.00            2122       Court Conn                                                         Springfield

         25.00            2174       Austin Hemberger                                             Athens

         25.00            2259       Jo Spain                                                              Taylorville   

         25.00            2266       Robert Hickerson                                              Knoxville 

         25.00            2268       Archer Logan                                                     Springfield  

         25.00            2382       Mary Ann Wiley                                                  Springfield

         25.00            2388       Steve Butler                                                        Springfield 

         25.00            2399       Joe Frazee                                                          Chatham

         25.00            2415       Dennis O'Brien                                                  Chatham

         25.00            2426       Grisell DeFrates                                                Loami

         25.00            2498       Delmar Joseph                                                  Springfield   

         25.00            2500       Raegan Blankenship                                       Springfield

         25.00            2533       Berta Hardy                                                        Springfield 

         25.00            2559       Kaleb Schroll                                                      Virginia

         25.00            2638       Karen Lantz                                                        Glenarm

         25.00            2651       George Standefer                                             Chatham

         25.00            2707       Christie Lawrence                                             Mattoon

         25.00            2741       Luella Buske                                                       Litchfield

         25.00            2771       Bill Choat                                                             Springfield

         25.00            2803       Kelly Bosie                                                          Riverton

         25.00            2811       Billy Williams                                                      Springfield

         25.00            2925       Ryan Langfelder                                                 Springfield 

         25.00            2960       Robin Benson                                                    Mt. Pulaskie

        25.00             2980       Dee Ingles                                                           Pontiac

MARCH
 

          Prize             #         Name                                                              City

     $175.00         2433      Scott Coffman                                              Chatham           

       100.00          2381      Ron Ackerman                                             Springfield

         25.00          2022      Brian DeGroot                                              Springfield        

         25.00          2031      Bob Brown                                                    Springfield        

         25.00          2095      Vito Bavetta                                                  Chatham

         25.00          2116      Warren Stiska                                               Springfield        

         25.00          2117      Mike Bettis                                                    Springfield        

         25.00          2148      Carrol Dufner                                               Springfield

         25.00          2167      Mary Lou Roberts                                        Springfield

         25.00          2250      Tom Hale                                                       Petersburg

         25.00          2258      Gina Kline                                                      Dawson                           

         25.00          2274      John Kolaz                                                     Springfield        

         25.00          2280      Tracy Tuxhorn                                              Rochester          

         25.00          2309      Jennifer Nagle                                              Taylorville         

         25.00          2348      Denny Hodges                                              Jefferson City, MO                                

         25.00          2383      Gregg Daniels                                               Chatham           

         25.00          2393      Dave Burdell                                                 Chatham           

         25.00          2448      Jan Bridgeman                                             Jacksonville       

         25.00          2456      Joel Day                                                         Springfield        

         25.00          2497      Kenda Cantrell                                             Chatham           

         25.00          2508      Ron Libs                                                         Dardenne Prairie, MO       

         25.00          2540      Connie Munter                                            New Berlin        

         25.00          2558      Patricia Davis                                                Jacksonville       

         25.00          2596      Brian Hoffman                                             Springfield        

         25.00          2660      Larry Werling                                                Chatham           

         25.00          2712      Julie Niewinski                                              Taylorville         

         25.00          2731      Andrea Bostwick                                          Springfield        

         25.00          2792      Maria Olson                                                  New Berlin        

         25.00          2814      Joy Gilliland                                                  Springfield        

         25.00          2827      Bob Urbance                                                Springfield        

         25.00          2849      Preston McCrary                                          Springfield        

         25.00          2905      Craig Rhodes                                                Riverton            

         25.00          2978      Lauren & Mollie Paisley                               Rushville            

APRIL
 
         Prize             #            Name                                                                   City    

     $100.00            2118       Peter Cottingham                                            Petersburg  

         25.00            2019       Nick Appelbaum                                               Springfield  

         25.00            2040       Keith Frantz                                                        Divernan 

         25.00            2047       Mark Beard                                                        Sherman 

         25.00            2072       Andrea Workman                                             Chatham 

         25.00            2135       Chris Walcher                                                   Springfield

         25.00            2154       Mike Betty                                                           Springfield 

         25.00            2201       Lynn Cawley                                                       Springfield 

         25.00            2252       Jack Foster                                                          Elkhart

         25.00            2273       Bob Peters                                                          Springfield 

         25.00            2292       Amy Ridley                                                          Springfield  

         25.00            2303       Ron Michaelson                                                Springfield  

         25.00            2315       Sue Unsbee                                                       Springfield 

         25.00            2346       Leah Hulcher                                                      Springfield 

         25.00            2375       Talitha Blaise                                                      Springfield     

         25.00            2424       Patricia Thomas                                                 Springfield 

         25.00            2426       Grisell DeFrates                                                 Loami  

         25.00            2470       Chris Berger                                                       Auburn 

         25.00            2492       Tom Reilly                                                           New Berlin  

         25.00            2521       Rev. Ray E. Atwood                                           Traer, IA   

         25.00            2546       Mark Heil                                                             Taylorville  

         25.00            2554       Julie Kunzeman                                                 Concord  

         25.00            2630       Ann Wisnosky                                                   Springfield 

         25.00            2733       Raymond Noel                                                  Minooka  

         25.00            2796       Baylor Williams                                                 Alabaster, AL 

         25.00            2797       Sherry MacIntyre                                               Greenwood, IN 

         25.00            2809       Rob Brockamp                                                 Springfield 

         25.00            2823       Tom & Megan Meyer                                       Germantown Hills

         25.00            2838       Joe Nielsen                                                      Springfield

         25.00            2967       John Kennedy                                                   Springfield                                                 

         25.00            2981       Leann Taylor                                                     Taylorville              
  
MAY

          Prize             #         Name                                                              City                   

     $100.00         2250      Tom Hale                                                      Petersburg        

         25.00          2001      James Hockenyos                                        Springfield        

         25.00          2015      Diana Pedraza                                             Channahon       

         25.00          2067      Joan Eilers                                                   Springfield        

         25.00          2119      James Rodems                                            Springfield        

         25.00          2132      Crystal Martin                                              Chatham           

         25.00          2133      Bob & Debi Shotts                                       Chatham           

         25.00          2233      Ann Bowling                                                 Sherman           

         25.00          2269      Paul Brennan                                                Springfield        

         25.00          2298      Terri Houston                                               Springfield        

         25.00          2354      Shirley Hagen                                               Pleasant Plains 

         25.00          2445      Jody Starkey                                                 Springfield        

         25.00          2474      Rodger Berry                                                Springfield        

         25.00          2491      Kevin Fishel                                                   Springfield        

         25.00          2520      Ben Wilton                                                    Springfield        

         25.00          2529      Sheila Clark                                                   Grundy Center, IA  

         25.00          2550      Justin Drone                                                 Taylorville         

         25.00          2566      Teresa Martin                                              Chatham           

         25.00          2671      Jim Whalen                                                   Farmersville      

         25.00          2696      Hugh Garvey                                                 Springfield        

         25.00          2716      Tammy Call                                                   Springfield        

         25.00          2743      Luella Buske                                                 Litchfield           

         25.00          2758      Kristin Cullen                                                Springfield        

         25.00          2807      Bonnie Brockamp                                        Springfield        

         25.00          2844      Tim Hughes                                                   Springfield        

         25.00          2887      Marilyn Yuhas                                              Morris               

         25.00          2888      Caitlin Yuhas                                                Brooklyn, NY    

         25.00          2909      John Hamrick                                               Springfield        

         25.00          2913      Kathleen Curry                                             Springfield        

         25.00          2928      Steve Bahner                                                Williamsville     

         25.00          2976      Anita Shawgo                                               Springfield        

         25.00          2994      Joel Rapaport                                               Springfield        

 
JUNE
          Prize             #         Name                                                              City                                 

     $100.00          2576      Alice Mullinax                                               Parkersburg                    

         25.00          2004      James Hockenyos                                        Springfield                      

         25.00          2057      George Koertge                                            Mesa, AZ                         

         25.00          2083      Winnie Blake                                                Cedar Falls, IA                

         25.00          2108      Celinda Hearn                                              Springfield                      

         25.00          2111      George Balen                                               Springfield                      

         25.00          2165      Neal Hellner                                                 Chicago                                           

         25.00          2203      Steve Paska                                                 Riverton                          

         25.00          2212      Hauey Schillinger                                         Chatham                         

         25.00          2230      Mike Parnell                                                 Springfield                      

         25.00          2248      Mary Bryant Home                                      Springfield                      

         25.00          2262      Todd Hirstein                                               Springfield                                    

         25.00          2347      Sherry Dorrell                                              Springfield                            

         25.00          2350      Steven Boyce                                              Springfield                      

         25.00          2363      Mugsy Milner                                               Springfield                      

         25.00          2408      Tim Eggleston                                             Springfield                                         

         25.00          2419      Daulton Best                                                Chatham                         

         25.00          2449      Greg Morris                                                  New Berlin                      

         25.00          2514      Ron Hoehn                                                  Springfield                      

         25.00          2577      Maria Palazzolo                                           Springfield                            

         25.00          2592      Kevin Klug                                                   Springfield                      

         25.00          2628      Bill Deemer                                                  Springfield                                    

         25.00          2632      Zach Clements                                             New Berlin                      

         25.00          2675      Bill Brown                                                     Farmersville                    

         25.00          2729      Julia Babinat                                                 Clutier, IA                        

         25.00          2736      Deneen Smith                                              Springfield                      

         25.00          2786      Craig & Heather Murdock                            Auburn                            

         25.00          2824      Dee Stenger Allisen                                     St. Charles, MO              

         25.00          2955      Robert Benson                                             Mt. Pulaski                      

         25.00          2992      Jason Hults                                                   Urbana              

         25.00          2998      Max Hammer                                               Springfield
  
JULY
 

          Prize             #         Name                                                              City                   

     $500.00         2516      Gloria Hoehn                                                 Springfield        

       100.00          2365      Betty Wade                                                   Pleasant Plains 

         25.00          2068      Louie Manci                                                  Springfield        

         25.00          2073      Shelly Pridemore                                          Springfield        

         25.00          2109      Ricky Ciotti                                                   Springfield        

         25.00          2144      Randy Fiscus                                               Springfield        

         25.00          2195      Kim Maisch                                                   Springfield        

         25.00          2227      Pame Davis                                                  Jacksonville       

         25.00          2236      Bart Troy                                                       Springfield        

         25.00          2246      John Ciccone                                                Springfield        

         25.00          2254      Bev Boyer                                                     Elkhart               

         25.00          2351      Bret Williams                                                 Norman             

         25.00          2403      Ed Cunningham                                            Springfield             

         25.00          2428      Bruce Blanshan                                            Springfield        

         25.00          2432      Julie Hale-Miller                                            Chatham           

         25.00          2499      Bill Pickford                                                   Girard                                   

         25.00          2537      Kristin Cashen                                              Springfield        

         25.00          2538      Robin Taft                                                     Rochester          

         25.00          2625      John Predmore                                             Quincy               

         25.00          2658      Watana Parker                                              Springfield        

         25.00          2684      Marlilyn Yuhas                                              Morris                

         25.00          2689      Karen Munoz                                                Springfield        

         25.00          2703      Troy Morton                                                  Mt. Olive           

         25.00          2710      Jon Koprowitz                                               Girard                

         25.00          2719      Chris Ruddock                                              Springfield        

         25.00          2759      John Kilroy                                                    Springfield        

         25.00          2769      Nancy Richards                                            Springfield        

         25.00          2791      Diane Wildrick                                              New Berlin        

         25.00          2801      Tony Castegnoro                                          Springfield        

         25.00          2817      Ed Hart                                                          Springfield        

         25.00          2822      Tina Allison                                                   Springfield

         25.00          2948      Will Hanlon                                                   Chatham           

         25.00          2979      Kent Robbins                                                Rushville
 
 Click below for a list of 2013 Winners:

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SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

 

The Springfield Noon Lions Club is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Scholarships.  Mr. Rafid Rahman is the recipient of the 2013 Springfield Noon Lions Scholarship and Ms. Emily Evans is the recipient of the 2013 Gordon Thomas Memorial Scholarship.  We congratulate them and wish them and all of the applicants a bright future.

 

Scholarship Committee Chairman Lion John Albers, Rafid Rahman, and Lions President Steve Frankenstein
Photograph by Lion Chrish Walcher 
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 USED EYEGLASS RECYCLING LOCATIONS
  
  1. Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception - 524 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield, IL
  2. Elf Shelf – 413 E. Adams   
  3. Vision Care Associates – 121 N. Grand  & 2741 Prairie Crossing Dr. 
  4. LensCrafters – 2765 S. Veterans Parkway
  5. Dr. Barnes Eyemart Express – 3427 Freedom Dr.
  6. American’s Best – Contacts & Eyeglasses – 3207 Veterans Parkway
  7. All About Eyes – 2806 Plaza Dr.
  8. Bergh-White Opticians, Inc. – 2351 W. Monroe St.
  9. JC Penny Optical – 1201 S. Dirksen Parkway
  10. Sentinel Pest Control – 1001 S. 9th St.
  11. Cozy Dog Drive In – 2935 S. 6th St.
  12. Friar Tuck Beverage – 2930 Constitution Dr.
  13. Lutheran High School – 3600 W. Washington St.
  14. Mary Bryant Home for the Blind – 2960 Stanton St.
  15. Bisch Funeral Home – 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd.
  16. Bisch & Son Funeral Home – 505 E. Allen St.
  17. Staab Funeral Home – 1109 S. 5th St.
  18. Curry Funeral Home – 407 Carroll St., Pawnee,  IL
  19. Persian Rug Center – 2121 S. 9th St., Springfield, IL
  20. Murphy Rug Cleaners – 2121 S. 9th St.
  21. Security Bank – 510 E. Monroe St.
  22.        “          “     -  3001 Chatham Rd.
  23.        “          “     -  2500 Stevenson Dr.
  24.        “          “     -  300 S. Grand Ave. West
  25. Lake Shore Learning Center – 6100 S. 6th St.
  26. Springfield Public Schools Administration Office – 1900 W. Monroe St.
  27. Memorial Medical Center – Human Resource Service Center – 200 W. Dodge St.
  28. Williamsville Public Library
 

Our Meetings

 

We meet every Tuesday at Noon at Golden Corral. All are welcome to come and visit! 

Feel free to contact us at springfieldnoonlionsclub@gmail.com

 

Our History

 

The Springfield Noon Lions Club was born on October 2nd, 1919. At a meeting held on that date in the Leland Hotel under the Leadership of H.B. Hill, who served as president until June of 1921, the first beginnings of our club were recorded.

 

Simple Installation ceremonies and the exhibit of the charter for the first time took place at an evening meeting at the Leland Hotel on November 4, 1919. Secretary General Melvin Jones presented the charter and Field Secretaries Ira Quinby and A.P. Shaw of the International were present.

 

The orginal charter was dated October 31, 1919 and contained 26 names.