Meetings and Activities
Meetings 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at VFW Club / Hotel Alex Johnson
Jan 11 - Regina Jahr, Executive Director - Black Hills Area Community Foundation
Jan 25 - Curt Rising, The Medicine Shoppe - The Pharmacy and Automation.
Feb 8 - Lion Marie Bowden, SD Lions Eye Bank - The Rapid City Facility
Feb 22 - Ronda Gusinsky, Northern Plains Eye Foundation - Gratitude
New members inducted at this meeting.
Mar 8 - Lion Tim Raben - Starting Strong-Scholarships
Mar 22 - Richard Dunkelberger, CEO of ISIS Hospitality and Sam Cannon - Update on Hotel Alex Johnson
Apr 12 - Lion Bruce Thalacker - "Kids Against Hunger"
Apr 26 - Lion Kevin Wolfe - Junior Achievement
· Next year's officers will be elected at this meeting. Note revised date!
May 10 - Lions Joyce Gibson and Carla Jobgen - Sight and Service · Last meeting at the VFW Club
The following were at our new meeting location: Hotel Alex Johnson
May 24 - Lion Tim Raben - The Lions Program for Young Leaders in Service - A $1000-scholarship was presented
June 14 - James Van Nuys, sculptor - The Presidents Statues
June 28 - No noon meeting. ● We will meet in the evening for an awards banquet at the AJ Hotel.
July 12 - Sara Hornick, Area Coordinator, United Way
July 26 - Karl Merbach, Superintendent, R. C. Solid Waste Operations—Trash Talk
9 - Ronda Gusinsky, Northern Plains Eye Foundation - Children's Vision
Aug 23 - No meeting
Sep 13 - Bob Olson, Westlake Events, Inc.
Sep 27 - Ronda Gusinsky, Northern Plains Eye Foundation
Oct 11 - Wanda Mitchell, District Governor, District 5-SW
Oct 25 - M. J. Knobe, Director, South Dakota Lions Foundation
Nov 8 - Megan Karbowski - The Main Street Square - click for pictures of Megan and the project
Nov 22 - Jim Goodrich - Cornerstone Rescue Mission
Dec 13 - Scott Dirkes, RCPD - The Street-Crimes Unit - click for picture of Officer Dirkes with Sgt. Warren Poches
Dec 27 - George Gladfelter - The Season has a Spirit - Family day
Jan 15 - 4-7 pm - Soup Supper and Membership Drive at Lions Building - click for pictures
Jan 21-22 - State Convention, The Lodge, Deadwood, SD
June 9-11 - MD5 Convention, The Lodge, Deadwood, SD