Members in the Spotlight: Lion Ken Spoerl

Ken joined the BALC after seeing the way his son, Steve, enjoyed serving in our Leo’s club at HCC. He found our information on our website and contacted Mark Wilson who is now his sponsor.  He has been active in many of our activities and headed up our Visitation Committee this past year.  Ken is employed as a project manager for PayPal. He and his wife, Sue have two children, Steve and Maria. Music is one of his passions and he enjoys concerts and playing his guitar. He also loves baseball and played competitively as a young man.

Ken enjoys being a Lion and he looks forward to serving even more in the future.

Members in the Spotlight: Lion Bob Fritschi

Lion Bob has been a Lion for 15 years and was sponsored by Jim Brown.  He served on the Sight and Hearing Committee for many years.

Bob successfully headed up the Golf Outing Group, helping make it one of our larger fund raisers still today. He was the manufacturing representative for the manufactured steel company, St. Andrews Association.  He has enjoyed hunting, skiing and golf.

Bob and his wife, Maureen, have three children, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Sight Committee Update

Lion Colleen Walker provided an update on Sight Committee activities at the recent club meeting.

She demonstrated a new device that can “read” prescription labels for the visually impaired.

The club will be contributing many bags of eyeglasses to the upcoming District 22A eyeglass recycling effort on October 14 as well as assisting in the sorting effort.

Lion Howard on a Roll

Lion Howard Seeger has been on a roll!

He has won the drawing a few times over the past few months for the right to draw for the “Red Lady.”

But lucky for the rest of the club, he did not draw the elusive Queen of Hearts!!

Lion Pat Hogan Visits the Club

Lion Pat Hogan made a welcomed surprise visit to our club meeting at the Main Street Tower.

Lion Pat just returned from serving 2 years in the Peace Corps in Armenia.

While there the club was able to send her 80 pairs of glasses to distribute locally.   Pat will be back in January to give the club a full report on her adventure