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PEACE POSTER “THE FUTURE OF PEACE”

Dist 9NW Peace Poster 2017/18 Winner: Carlie Visser, age 13, Archer, Iowa Lions District 9NW Peace Poster: Judge’s Comment for 1st Place Winner 2017/18: There are many roots to conflicts in our world. Carlie, using bright colors and effective shading, focuses on racial inclusion along with blending symbols of peace with country icons. Importance of […]

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Always Strong Leader Dog Support In Iowa!

Lion Beth Slade, Director of Lions Engagement at Leader Dog, was one of our featured speakers at the recent District Convention and presented a program called “Leader Dogs To- day”. The convention attendees enjoyed her positive and out- going presentation very much. Some interesting facts: It now costs $40,000 to bring forth a good Leader […]

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Two District Trustees For Iowa Lions Foundation Elected

Not only do we have District Governors in place for the next two years, our recent District Convention also elected two new Trustees for our important Iowa Lions Foundation. Current District Governor Paul Thompson was elected to a two-year term in 2018-2020 to succeed PDG Ken Hayward, now retiring, and PDG Cliff Weldon from the […]

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Inclement Weather Mars Interesting District Convention

It’s happened before and will happen again; our District Con- vention day featured freezing rain and sleet so some who were registered could not attend. Too bad, because the program was unusually good this year with guest of honor ID Nick Xinopoulos and his spouse Gretchen, a very charming and interesting couple. ID Nick made […]

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District Leadership Succession Secured The Next Two Years

Our district leadership is in good hands the next two years since PDG Tim Wilson from Fort Dodge was elected to be our Governor in 2018-2019. Tim, who also serves as our State Administrator, is a Lion firebrand who lives, breathes and dreams Lionism every day; who could be a better District Governor than that! […]

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Message from the District Governor

Our District Convention will be held on Saturday, March 17, at the Lions Den in Fort Dodge. The new convention format, concentrated into one day, was well attended last year, so give it a try. The Sioux City Lions Club awarded $28,000 in grants to local organizations on Jan. 8. The Lions clubs in Akron, […]

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Something New For Iowa Lions Members!

Announcing!! Now, all Iowa Lions Clubs First, members have the opportunity to enroll for a complimentary Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Card! As a Brooks Brothers Corporate Member, you will receive an everyday 15% Savings on full priced merchandise at Brooks Brothers U.S. and Canadian stores, by phone and online. Second, all members can take advantage […]

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Club Activities

FROM THE DG :  I am asking for an invitation through email at pthomp2420@gmail.com or phone 515-360-7542, to visit all of the clubs in the 9NW District. Some district governors had the schedule of all clubs lined up for the entire year before the year began. I would have liked to have been that organized. […]

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In Memoriam 2017-18

Herman Kopitzke of Boone Lions Eldon Krug of Boone Lions Lawrence Geisler of Churdan Lions Dick Lilegren of Dayton Lions Richard Sonquist of Dayton Lions John Etzel of Fort Dodge Noon Lions Terry Parker of Fort Dodge Noon Lions Burton Toyne of Grand Junction Lions Roy Messerrole of Le Mars Lions Eugene Morning of Madrid […]

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