2010 Meetings

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01/06/2010 Bemidji Symphony
01/13/2010  Bemidji Youth Hockey -- Tracy Pogue
01/20/2010  Jim Hess, Superintendent Bemidji Public Schools --State of the Schools
01/27/2010 Jane Mueller -- Beltrami County GIS
02/03/2010 Steve Hanson -- Timber Bay House
02/05 to 02/07/2010 The 2010 Midwinter Convention will be held at the Holiday Inn in Duluth, MN. Bemidji Lions who are attending: Bemidji Lions President Bob Batchelder, Jack Naastad, Joe Love, Dick LaBratten, and Wayne Tieman.
02/06/2010  The Lions will be "Flipping Jacks (pancakes)" most of the day at the 27th Annual Logging Days at Beuna Vista
02/10/2010 Pat Mason - Bemidji Chorale
02/17/2010 HOBY Award Winner - Bailey Drewes
02/24/2010 Boy Scouts presented by Lion Bob Woodke and Erin Jalloh
03/03/2010 Bemidji Community Food Shelf presented by Carolyn Hegland
03/10/2010 "Take a Kid Fishing" presented by Jo Clayton
03/17/2010 Exciting New Tax Laws!!! presented by our very own Lion Joe Love 
03/24/2010 Let's Go Fishing! presented by Terry Mattson and Dan Posner
03/31/2010 Meet the new CEO of North Country Health Services  Penny Echternach presenting Paul Hanson
04/07/2010 Bemidji Public Library presented by Paul Ericcson
04/14/2010 BSU Foundation/BREC-Update presented by Lion Bekki Babineau and Wray Wright
04/21/2010 Girl Scouts presented by Becky Dean
04/28/2010 The Academy of Lifelong Learning by Ernie Rall
05/04/2010 Lions Pancake Day at the American Legion. Serving is all day.
05/05/2010 Mark Kindem local area Flight Instructor
05/12/2010 Project New Hope by Lion Dick Labraaten
05/19/2010 Lion Dan Hess  Centers of Excellence - 360 Manufacturing and Applied Engineering
05/26/2010 Lion Phil Hodapp -  Law Enforcement Issues in Beltrami County
06/02/2010 Chantel Cermak, Olympic Speed Skater with Introduction by Lion Ron Porte
06/09/2010 Lion Vance and Susie Balstad special volunteers for Fishing Has No Boundaries
06/16/2010 My Motorcycle Trip Across China by Lion Terry Nielsen
06/23/2010 Bemidji Lions Club President, French Reid - US Border Patrol Officer

Installation of Officers -  Lion Trey Bowman becomes Bemidji Lions Club President


Les Hiltz, Bees and Bee Farming

07/14/2010 Ann Marie Ward, County 4-H Program Coordinator, Beltrami County Fair and 4-H
07/21/2010 Tammy Jopp -  Director of Retired Senior Volunteer Program   (RSVP)
07/28/2010 Concordia Language Villages presentation by Martin Graefe
08/04/2010 James Dobbs - Farm Bureau
08/07/2010 Dragon Boat Races
08/09/2010 Lions Board Meeting     Lueken's North Meeting Room  11:30 a.m.
08/11/2010 Scott Nyegaard - NW MN Juvenile Center and the Don Fairchild Golf Tourney ($200 Lions Contribution)
08/14/2010 59th Annual Lions Fare -  Barbecued Chicken Dinner at the Waterfront by Paul and Babe -  First City Lions will be serving pie.
08/18/2010 Habitat For Humanity - Geri Hickerson ($2500 Contribution from the Lions)
08/21/2010 Lions Auction Sale at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds-12:00 Noon
08/25/2010 Friends of Lake Bemidji State Park - Lynae Holt
08/30/2010 Don Fairchild Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament - Longbow at Noon Shotgun Start
09/01/2010 Dr. Richard Hanson -  President Bemidji State University
09/08/2010 Jason Dixon -  Chiropractor
09/15/2010 R. H. (Bob) Peters - The State of BSU Hockey with the opening of the BREC
09/22/2010 This year for the Annual Lions Auction, the club included other Bemdiji
                 community organizations. They were the following:
-Boys & Girls Club
-Sons of Norway
-Sexual Assault Center
-Headwaters Science Center
-Habitat for Humanity
-Beltrami Fair Association
-Bemidji Symphony
-Headwaters School of Music
-Evergreen House

All of these organizations have been invited to the September 22nd meeting to receive their proceeds and to tell the membership some information about them.
10/06/2010 Dave Hoefer, Bemidji Fire Chief - Fire Prevention Week
10/13/2010 5M-10 District Governor Val Martindale from Ft. Frances, ON
10/20/2010 Lion Jeff Tesch, BSU Football Coach, on Lions Vision Awareness Week
10/23/2010 The 5th Annual Lions Game with BSU vs. U. of Mary
10/27/2010 Darryl Holman, who spoke about his son's cornea transplant when he was four weeks old. He was blind then, but now he can see (and has for all 17 years of his life). Darryl had been our speaker at Lions Knight, as part of Vision Awareness Week. He was so inspirational that we invited him to speak at the regular meeting on October 27th.
11/03/2010 Stacy Sharpe - DNR Conservation Officer spoke about Hunting and Fishing Seasons and the Great Outdoors (Always one of the most popular programs)
11/10/2010 American Indian Center at Bemidji State University
11/24/2010 Lakeland Public TV 11/17/10 Bemidji Airport Authority
12/15/2010 HOBY - Hugh O'Brien Youth Seminar participates Julia Ackley and Sam Dwyer, long with their advisor Travis Zachman, spoke
Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji - Andrea Ohnstad spoke. .
12/15/2010 Bemidji High School Choir under the direction of Chris Fettig gave the annual Christmas Concert to the Bemidji Lions and their guests.
Club Business--No Program
12/29/2010 Headwaters Science Center - Dan Bera, a naturalist, gave a very interesting talk on fur-bearing critters.

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