ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CLUB BUSINESS

 
1. Bob Homann presented President Ed Shockley with Ed's Paul Harris + 1 pin and noted that Ed exemplifies all the ideals that the Paul Harris pin stands for.  Bob Crow, our Foundation Chair, arranged for the pin and provided some recognition points to reach the $1,000 threshold.
 
2. AJ Chamber of Commerce Executive Larry Johnson showed off the new business map of Apache Junction.  Our club is one of the map's sponsors and is recognized as such in the box that Larry is pointing to.
3. Len LaFlesch circulated via email a picture of the sponsor sign at the new Flatiron Park in Apache Junction.  The club made a $10,000 contribution toward the Splash Pad in the park
4. Ed Shockley will be starting PT this afternoon following the Board meeting.  He will have to miss a number of weeks but has made arrangements for past presidents to fill in for him.
5. Ed welcomed Bob Dolsen back to our fellowship after a stint in the hospital.
6. Aaron McDermid served as our Sargeant-at-Arms and raised fines "for the children".
7. Ed Shockley mentioned that today is the anniversary of the bombing of the Murraugh Federal building in Oklahoma City.  Ed lost some good friends in that terrible event.
8. Len LaFlesch won the drawing and $10 but missed the joker.  The pot was worth $116.50.