SIFE students guest of Lions; mobile screening unit coming

SIFE students guest of Lions; mobile screening unit coming
The April 6 Lions Club meeting was called to order by President Gloria Christopherson. Lion Jack Doyle announced that the Lions Spring Pancake Days will be held on Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20 at the Vermillion Armory from 5 to 7 p.m. and reminded volunteers about the presale of pancake tickets on Saturday, April 8, 15 at Hy-Vee, Jones�, and Wal-Mart.

Lion Maxine Johnson noted that the South Dakota Mobile Screening Unit (vision, hearing, glaucoma, blood sugar, blood pressure) will be present on Thursday, April 20 and that USD medical students have volunteered to work in the unit. President Christopherson thanks Lion Marion Kryger for constructing a candy cart which is now in use at the Vermillion Nursing Home.

Guest Rosie Rogiers from Burbank, was introduced by President Christopherson. She also introduced Rosie�s husband Charles Rogiers (retired Business School professor) who is the faculty advisor for the Students Interested in Free Enterprise (SIFE) group responsible for the evening program. The five SIFE students (Anne Bertschinger, Jenna Drees-


sen, Rachel Svartoien, Jacinda Kontz, Brian Templeton) presented, with the aid of an excellent video, some of the outreach projects that will be presented at an upcoming meeting in Kansas City.

SIFE is a nonprofit organization that allows students the opportunity to experience the free enterprise system in actual working situations. The 53 students making up the USD SIFE group recently did very well in a Regional Competition in Minneapolis, MN and will be going to Nationals in Kansas City.The April 6 Lions Club meeting was called to order by President Gloria Christopherson. Lion Jack Doyle announced that the Lions Spring Pancake Days will be held on Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20 at the Vermillion Armory from 5 to 7 p.m. and reminded volunteers about the presale of pancake tickets on Saturday, April 8, 15 at Hy-Vee, Jones�, and Wal-Mart.

Lion Maxine Johnson noted that the South Dakota Mobile Screening Unit (vision, hearing, glaucoma, blood sugar, blood pressure) will be present on Thursday, April 20 and that USD medical students have volunteered to work in the unit. President Christopherson thanks Lion Marion Kryger for constructing a candy cart which is now in use at the Vermillion Nursing Home.

Guest Rosie Rogiers from Burbank, was introduced by President Christopherson. She also introduced Rosie�s husband Charles Rogiers (retired Business School professor) who is the faculty advisor for the Students Interested in Free Enterprise (SIFE) group responsible for the evening program. The five SIFE students (Anne Bertschinger, Jenna Drees-

sen, Rachel Svartoien, Jacinda Kontz, Brian Templeton) presented, with the aid of an excellent video, some of the outreach projects that will be presented at an upcoming meeting in Kansas City.

SIFE is a nonprofit organization that allows students the opportunity to experience the free enterprise system in actual working situations. The 53 students making up the USD SIFE group recently did very well in a Regional Competition in Minneapolis, MN and will be going to Nationals in Kansas City.

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