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July 12th, 2018

The meeting was called to order by President Bud Rubeck with 29 people attending. The Pledge of Allegiance was said.

The Minutes of the June 14th meeting were read and accepted.

The Treasurer’s Report was read and accepted.

Old Business:

Outreach cards: Andrea reported that she sent two Outreach cards. These were sent to Jane Eder and Fred Hodgeman.

Cemetery Crosses: Andrea reported that they are “in the works”. The crosses have been cut out with the final touches ready to be put on.

Downtown Sign: Lynne suggested talking to Kelly Meredith of Butternut about prices and designs for a new sign. It was agreed to use our same “Welcome to Clam Lake” design that has always been our logo. Lynne will take care of this.

4th of July: Thanks to everyone that helped with the 4th of July. It was a great success! Bud said he is training Derek Bay in regards to the setting up and firing of the fireworks. A thank-you to all was put in the paper.

New Business:

The Club was used twice during the past month – once by the West Fork Waterway Association and once by the Forestry.

On August 18th from 9-11 a.m. There will be a Q&A session held on the upcoming elk hunt. No Bugle Days in Clam Lake this year due to the hunt.

It is recorded in the Minutes that the Community Club will buy locally as much as possible for Community events.

Tom Dezotell reported that St. George’s will be closed this year, but, there is a possiblity that is will reopen next year if volunteers to help clean the Chapel and do maintainence work are found.

Benjamin Hollars’ book featuring a chapter on Clam Lake and Project ELF will be coming out. Lynne will let everyone know when there is a release date. The working title is “Midwest Strange”. Only in Clam!

Doris Johnson was the winner of this month’s $20.00 door prize. Congrats to her!

History – Lynne showed pictures of Dodo Dumanch from 1944 when she was in the Ice Follies training as an Olympic hopeful.

Lea talked about the Humane Society’s “Shoes to Shelter” project, Ths Society is collecting old shoes that will be sent to third world countries. If you have old shoes to donate, please contact Lea.

Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted by:

Lynne Rice, Secretary of the CLCC Inc.

Addendum: In attendance at the July Pot Luck and Bingo were members of three of Clam Lake’s oldest families. Mary Lou Ehmann, daughter of Ed Ehmann Sr., J. Steve Anderson III and his nephew Ford Austin and his wife Lauree, and Kathy Arias – formerly McCorison. Thanks to Kathy for calling Bingo in the tradition of her father Roger McCorison.