Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church - Hot Springs Village, AR
b_720_189_16777215_01_images_2017_Photos_2017-05-09_Meeting.jpgThe final meeting of the 2016-2017 Men's Club Year, attended by approximately 180 members, wives/dates, and guests, was held on Tuesday, May 9 in the Lower Hall of the Church.  Wally Gieringer and Mike Kerwin led a prayer service in the Upper Hall of the Church from 5:00 to 5:15 PM that, according to Wally, was well attended.  President Don Glinka opened the meeting at 5:45 PM and Fr. Bill Elser led the attendees in grace, the Pledge of Allegiance, and followed by the singing of God Bless America.  Johnna's Desoto Club personnel served a delicious meal of ribeye steak, baked potato, salad, and ice cream and cookies for dessert.

President Don Glinka introduced Program Director Buddy Dixon who then introduced the speaker for the evening, POA Board Chairman, John Weidert.  John gave the POA Board's views of the future developments in the Village with a Power Point presentation, and answered questions from the attendees afterwards.

President Don Glinka presented the new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year:
President - Oliver Field
!st VP - Rick Martinek
2nd VP - Steve Schramer
Treasurer - Bob Bowman
Secretary - Bill Patterson
Sergeant At Arms - Phil Salcido
Program Director - Buddy Dixon

The officers were elected by acclimation.  Don Glinka thanked the retiring officers for their service and the program directors for their continuing service.  After the 50/50 drawing by Bill Hartnett, Fr. Bill Elser lead lead the closing prayer.

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