Tom Erlandson, county legislator, was the guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Frewsburg Lions Club.
He reviewed some of the topics that the legislature is dealing with. Beginning Jan, 2, 2014, the legislature will have 19 members. Carroll, Kiantone and Poland will be in the new District 16. He explained the 2013 budget and the impact of federal and state mandates.
Other issues discussed were the County Home sale, future of the airports and landfill, a new radio system and Chautauqua Lake.
Pictured, from left, are: Dr. Tom Erlandson, county legislator; Larry Sandberg, program chairman; and Gary Wells, Lions president.
A question and answer period followed the presentation. Erlandson was introduced by program Chairman Larry Sandberg.
Gary Wells, Lions president, presided at the business meeting.
Marty Hunt, chair of the chicken and biscuit dinner, distributed the duty roster for the dinner. John Gatgen reported that a total of $1,031.50 was raised in the recent Krispy Creme Fundraiser for the Blind and Helping Hand Fund. Sandy Harvey stated that the recent LEO Club "Senior Prom" at the Frewsburg Rest Home was successful.
Don Dove noted that additional work is being done by members at the town park. Norma Eklund asked members to participate in the upcoming Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in Frewsburg. Wells reported on his attendance as a member of the board of the Vision Beyond Sight Foundation when approval was given for the purchase of a state-of-the-art glaucoma screening machine.
The next meeting will be on Monday in the Community Room at Frewsburg Central School.