Meetings and Activities
Meetings 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at the Hotel Alex Johnson
Jan 10 - Bill Colburn, Technical Forester, Spearfish Forest Products - The Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation
Jan 24 - No noon meeting - see you at the celebration on the 21st. See below.
Feb 14 - Dorothy Rosby, Rapid City Journal Columnist
Feb 28 - Professor Sidney Goss, SDSM&T - Rapid City and wider area demographics
Mar 13 - Doug Bodine, Retired USAF pilot - Flying in the Black Hills Region
Mar 27 - Steve Whitaker - Building and Maintaining a Positive Mental Attitude
Apr 10 - Senior Deputy Sheriff Rick McPherson - The Freshman Impact: Caught in the Moment Program
$1000 Check presented to Ronda
Gusinsky of the Northern Plains Eye Foundation by VP Dennis Schaar
ELECTIONS FOR 2012-13 OFFICERS WERE HELD AT THIS MEETING
Apr 24 - Activities Day - click for picture of Capt. Schroeder and his award presented at the meeting.
May 8 - Marie Bowden and George Larson - SD Lions Eye and Tissue Bank
- Tim Raben and others - The Young Leaders in Service
A scholarship of $1000 was presented to Becca Waldrop
Jun 12 - Awards, and induction of new members.
Jun 26 - Mary Sebert - The Story of Summer Nights
Jul 10 - Tim Kobes - Chief, Rapid Valley Fire Department.
Jul 24 - Cris Matthews, Wright Vision Center and Jens Saakvitne, Executive Director, SDLE&TB - Working Together
Aug 14 - Draft of new constitution and by-laws - review and discussion. Review of upcoming club activities.
Aug 28 - Commander Ron Hill, U.S. Navy, Retired - service to our country.
Sep 11 - Mark Vargo - Incoming Pennington County State's Attorney (picture, with Lion Pres. Schaar on the right)
Sep 25 - Brendan Johnson - U.S. Attorney for the District of South Dakota
Oct 9 - Visit by District Governor Jan Wagner
Oct 23 - Scott Bader, Executive Director, Rapid City Club for Boys
- Also, our revised constitution and by-laws were approved at this meeting
Nov 13 - Club activities and organization meeting. Award presented to Lion Ted Mrnak.
Nov 27 - Anniversary Meeting
Dec 11 - John Gordon, Youth and Family Services and Girls Inc. - Check for $500 presented by Lion Pres. Schaar
Dec 18 - Holiday Program by Lion Rev. Bruce Thacker, and check presented to Northern Plains Eye Foundation.
Jan 21, 2012 - Celebration of our 90th Anniversary - Alex Johnson Hotel - click for pictures
Jan 27-28 - State Convention in Yankton, SD
Apr 13-14-15 - Pancake Feed for Children's Chorus
May 31 - Jun 2 - MD5 Convention in Bismarck, ND
Jun 14, 28, July 12, 26, August 9, 23 - Downtown Summer Nights
Aug 17-25 - Central States Fair.
Sep 7 - SDLETB Gift of Sight Golf Tournament at Hart Ranch.
Sep 28-29 - District 5-SW Fall Rally in Belle Fourche
Dec 9 - Pancake breakfast feed
Dec 20 - 7PM - Pinocchio Puppet Play - Rapid City High School Theater (the old RC high school) - ushers needed before the play begins.