September 18, 2017

Club Activities


What Were Our Clubs Up To In February?

AKRON collected and donated 75 pairs of eyeglasses.

CHURDAN donated $50 to SVOSH; screened 37 children’s eyes; helped with Meals on Wheels.

HARTLEY held a pancake breakfast and raised $2,000.

SIOUX CITY conducted a KidSight screening on 40 children.

PEACE POSTER WINNER. District Governor Tim Wilson
and District Governor-Elect Dale Schoening recognize at the District 9NW Convention the district Peace Poster winner Mabel Overton, who was sponsored by the Boone Lions Club.

Welcome to Our Newest Members

  • Member – Sponsor – Clubs
  • Renee L. Klaus – Gerald Walsh – Madrid
  • Joseph Schuttpelz – Dusty Pick – Remsen
  • Terri L. Hardisty – Earl Hardisty – Sac City

Welcome! We are glad you decided to join us!

In Memory of Members – We Lost in February:

  • William Kendall — Jefferson Lions Club
  • Lou Arens — Remsen Lions Club

Thanks to the clubs who reported their activities for February. We reported 191 Lions hours and 292 people helped this month.
Clubs reporting for our district was less than 15%.

Fort Dodge Lions Reach KidSight Milestone!
The KidSight screening team of Lions in Fort Dodge screened their 1,000th child this school year on Nov. 5. The milestone took place at South West Valley Elementary School in Dayton, Iowa.
This hard-working team of Lions, which consists of Lions from both Fort Dodge clubs, gets very busy when the school year starts. This year, they agreed to do the screenings in Webster City and Dayton, as well. They put in 43.5 actual hours and 146 volunteer hours.
The testing team includes Lions Steve Rehmann, Mike Mulroney, Carol Messerly, Nancy Weldon, Jess Lewis and Tony Dorau of the Fort Dodge Noon Club and Lions Rosemary Possehn and Ardie Lewis of the Fort Dodge Evening Club.

AKRON conducted a KidSight screening.

BADGER held Pancake Day with proceeds going to Lotus Community Project; held its annual Halloween party.

CARROLL held a soup supper; donated $250 to the Community of Concern Food Pantry; collected 405 pairs of used eyeglasses; conducted two KidSight screenings.

FORT DODGE EVENING helped with KidSight screening.

HARTLEY helped a local student with eyeglasses.

MERRILL held its annual omelet breakfast. SIOUX CITY held its annual pancake


WOODWARD held a pancake breakfast; had a Halloween Night where free books were given out to children.

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Welcome To Our New Members
MemberRyan Stolte/Club – Boone/Sponsor – James Magee, Ron Sanson/Club – Orange City/Sponsor – Paul Aykens, Joel Gnade/Club – Paullina/Sponsor – Michael Hohbach, Joel Mueller/Club – Paullina/Sponsor – Michael Hohbach, Brad Anderson/Club –  Woodward /Sponsor – Paul Thompson, Lisa Anderson/Club –  Woodward/Sponsor – Paul Thompson

Thanks to the new members for joining our organization and Thanks to their sponsors for growing our membership!