Various Victoria Moments

The 1860ís vintage barn at the Hartman Garden Center on Bavaria Road is now reconstructed and the wooden cupula is situated in place along with the wood water tank and working windmill.† Landscaping of the area is now occurring.

After nearly 20 years as Victoria Postmaster, Barb Hoffman retired on May 26th, 2017.† Postal Clerk Melissa Easley has often worked with Barb.† On the right is Carol Simnioniw, who will be in charge at the Victoria Post Office for about a month.† A new Victoria Postmaster has not yet been named.

Father Bob White, the priest at St. Victoria Catholic Church, introduced his new pal at weekend Masses on May 27th/28th.† The golden retriever Arlo, who came from Helping Paws, is in training to serve at Mass, but not in the foreseeable future.

Fr. Bob said his new dog is named after the Late Great Arlo Guthrie, the 1960ís folk singer who was born in the same year as Fr. Bob, as was Hillary Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paula Deen, OJ Simpson, Stephen King, Mitt Romney, Tom Clancy, Margaret Hanson, and Jim Emmer.† Oh, yes, and the Orsens.

Matt Bergmann, new President of the Victoria Lions Club, and his wife Erica.

VICTORIA LION OFFICERS FOR 2017-2018.† Front (l-r):† 2nd VP Scott McClelland, Publicity Chair Chip Peglow, Past President Laura O'Neill, 1st Yr. Director Stephanie Meuwissen, 1st VP Dave Lura.† Back:† Membership Chair Jeff Williams, President Matt Bergmann, Tail Twister Doug Dyer, Lion Tamer Kelly Janes, 1st Yr. Director Jack Hines, 2nd Yr. Director Geno Mucciacciaro, 2nd Yr. Director Mark Hines, Treasurer Al Orsen, 3rd VP Brent Romenesko.† Missing:† Secretary Steve Frederickson, Gambling Manager Jonathan Lueck.†

 

BELOW ARE RECIPIENTS OF LIONS AWARDS GIVEN OUT THE EVENING OF MAY 22ND.

SOME WERE NOT AT THE MEETING .

LION DAVE LURA

Legacy of Service Award

LION VERN BULLER

Melvin Jones Award

LION PAUL SCHULLO

Melvin Jones Award

EDITOR SUE ORSEN

Melvin Jones Award

LION STEVE ISCHE

Melvin Jones Award

LION JERRY BENEKE

Melvin Jones Award

LION DOUG DYER

Melvin Jones Award

LION DAVE LURA

Hearing Fellowship Award