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Spring Fling

Join us for an evening of live music, dinner and an awards ceremony for some of our long time loyal Lions!

Diamond Oaks Country club 5821 Diamond Oaks Dr N, Fort Worth, TX 76117
Friday April 17th, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

Invite your friends to come with you and enjoy an evening of fun and learn what Lions are all about with food and fellowship.

Cost is $45 Per couple.

RSVP to Bill@lonestarimprints.com


Birdville is hosting a Volunteer Reading Program

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 volunteers can either read or be read to by the students at WT Francisco, David E Smith or Birdville Elementary schools. We invite you to volunteer at either of these three schools for 10:30 to 11:30 or 1:30 to 2:30 on this day! Serve TODAY! Volunteers must complete this Volunteer Application to be allowed to be in the schools.

Follow this link: https://ims.birdvilleschools.net/cf/volunteer/VolApp.cfm


Leader Dog In-Training 2015

His name is Bill!
Bill the dog
The Club has a tradition of letting long-time members name the dogs. Bill was named by David Hall in honor of his Father.
David Hall with Bill the dog.
Bill has completed the initial trial with flying colors and will continue on to be trained to become a guide dog.
Deb Tessmer from Southeastern Guide Dogs and David Hall with Bill the dog.

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2015 Scholarship Application

NORTHEAST RICHLAND LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FOR 2015

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The Northeast Richland Lions Club is pleased to offer our annual scholarships. The scholarship is open to graduating seniors from the Birdville Independent School District high schools and Legacy member, who will be attending a college, university, business or trade school during the upcoming fall semester.  The Scholarship Award Letter will be presented at the Lion’s Club Scholarship Day Tuesday, April 28, 2015.   All items are weighted on a point system. Below are shown the maximum number of points each area is worth.

J.B. Sandlin Scholarship ($1,000) - Directed toward students athletes or students pursuing a higher education in the arts that wish to carry those talents forward through higher education while still maintaining a high standard of excellence in their GPA.

Jim Pridemore Scholarship ($1,000) - Given to students who have demonstrated community involvement.

Charles Brinkley Scholarship ($1,000) - Designed toward students demonstrating the greatest finan20cial need toward higher education.

Northeast Richland Lions Scholarship ($500) - Awarded to students that have given of their FREE time in service to others while maintaining a solid grade point level.  This would entail humanitarian efforts not associated in any way with academics.  The number of scholarships for this category varies based on the number and quality of the applicants and based on funds available.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Scholarship

Overall GPA & Class Ranking

Community Service

School Activities

Financial Need

Recommended by Lion Member/Lions Club Involvement

Presentation

Sight/Mobility Impairment

Total Points

J.B. Sandlin

10

10

25

25*

5

20

5

100

Jim Pridemore

10

35*

10

15

5

20

5

100

Charles Brinkley

20

5

5

40*

0

20

10

100

NE Lions

10

25

25

15

0

25

0

100

* Required Response

REQUESTED INFORMATION & DEFINITIONS

  1. GPA/Ranking: Officially reported GPA and Ranking as of last grading period on the student’s senior year in high school. Please supply a copy of your latest transcript.
  2. Community Service Involvement: A brief narrative, which describes the type and amount of community service that the student has been involved with over the past 4 years.  Special emphasis will be placed on the amount of positive impact the student has had on our community.
  3. School Activity Involvement: A brief narrative, which describes the type and amount of involvement regarding extra curricular school-related activities the student has been involved with over the past 4 years. Special emphasis will be placed on the amount of positive impact the student has had on their school and how they may have been a positive role model to other students.
  4. Financial Need: A brief narrative, which describes why they need financial support for further education. Applicants to include a list of all scholarships that have previously been awarded indicating the monetary amount of the scholarship, type and sponsor. A copy of the scholarship award letter will suffice.
  5. Recommended by NE Lions Club Member: A reference letter from any Northeast Richland Lions Club member is optional.
  6. Presentation (to include): 
    References: Two letters, one from a teacher and one from someone else, stating why the applicant should receive the scholarship and what difference this individual has made. The letter of reference will include the name address and phone number of the person used as a reference.
  7. Quality of application: Please follow the guidelines carefully and complete each section. Points will be given based on completeness and thoroughness.  
    Interview: Finalist will be interviewed by the NE Lions Club Scholarship Committee.

  8. Vision Impaired: Please describe your vision impairment. This does not include the need for corrective lens.

PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION

  1. Student will compile all requested information in a .pdf format. No written copies will be accepted. Make sure all the information is included.

    You can submit your information by emailing it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Questions call 817-686-2050).
  2. The cover page will include the students’ name, address, phone number and high school. Any university/college/school that the student has applied to and/or has been accepted to should be listed. A copy of any acceptance letter should be attached. A copy of any scholarship award letter should be included as well.
  3. Finalist will be required to have a personal interview with the scholarship committee on the date indicated below. Be creative in assembling your presentation.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
Deadline for submission is 5 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2015. Late entries will not be allowed nor considered.

INFORMATION CONTENT
The content submitted by the student must be truthful, accurate and able to be verified by a reliable source.  Any falsified information will render the student ineligible for consideration.

OUTSIDE ASSISTANCE
Students are fully responsible for the creation of this information and are asked not to acquire or accept outside assistance of any kind.

SCHOLARSHIP PAYMENT
The successful candidates will receive the scholarship payment upon receipt of college registration and written notification to the Lions Club. This must happen no later than Oct. 31, 2015 or you risk forfeiture of the scholarship.

FINAL DECISION
The decision made by the N.E. Richland Lions Club Scholarship Committee will be final and is non-appealable.

SCHEDULE SUMMARY

First Day to Accept Scholarship Applications: March 17
Final Day to Accept Scholarship Applications: April 3
Scholarship Committee Review: April 7
Scholarship Applicants notified for Interviews: April 8
Scholarship Interviews (BISD Office of Student Services):           April 14
Scholarship Presentations at Lions: April 28
 
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Save the Dates

Noted personality, Jack Edmonson
ack Edmonson, will portray an interesting drama depicting Sam Houston to John Wayne in a way that only one other audience has had the opportunity to see. April 7th, 2015

2015 District 2E2 Convention
Crowne Plaze Hotel in Arlington April 10th and 11th, 2015
Click here for more Infomation.

Spring Fling dinner, dance and Awards Banquet
Diamond Oaks Country Club April 17th, 2015 @ 6:30 PM
$45.00 per couple
Get your tickets now!

Rose Garden Ceremony
Rose Garden in the Fort Worth Botanical Garden Saturday April 18th, 2015 @ 9AM.

Taps and Tunes
This is a program you will not not to miss. We will be meeting in the ballroom for a special musical extravaganza provided by the dancing and vocal group "Taps and Tunes." April 21st, 2015 in the ball room.
Click here to see them perform

FTW Riverside Lions Club 75th Anniversary
Golf course Fossil Creek April 25th, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
Click here for more info.

Scholarship presentations
Mark Spence and his committee has done an excellent job of identifying qualified candidates. Please make not of this day and be present to honor our senior scholars. April 28th, 2015

Ask One/Keep One
During the month of April lets grow our club. WHO do you know that possess similar values? Invite someone to visit and become a member, today!

Club Meeting Dates

Mar 24: Rita Wester: She will update us on the services provided in our community for the intellectually and developmentally disabled.

Mar 31:  Gene DuBose, Esq.: He will share with the audience on the topic of to sue or not to sue. Lawsuits are not always the best solution and the cost may be greater than the benefit.

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 General Meetings
We meet each Tuesday at noon
Diamond Oaks Country Club
5821 Diamond Oaks North
Haltom City, TX

Directions
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Board Meetings
The second Fri. of each month noon at Hoffbrau Steak House on Denton Highway 
  

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