2013 Meetings and Activities

Meetings 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at the Hotel Alex Johnson - except as noted


Jan 8 - Hon. Sam Kooiker, Mayor - Rapid City

Jan 22 - David Miller, S. D. Wild Grassland Coalition

Feb 12 - Kelly Buntrock, Board Chairman - Junior Achievement
(click for picture of $500 check being presented to support Junior Achievement)

Feb 26 - Dr. Patricia Mahon, Dean of Students, SDSM&T - Service opportunities for students

Mar 12 - Glyna Rahn and Lion Mutch Usera, Black Hills Power - (Nomination meeting)

Mar 26 - Dan Sentfer, Forward Rapid City and Megan Karbowski (picture) - Main Street Square and Downtown Rapid City

Apr 9 - Postponed to Apr 16 because of weather.  Elections meeting.
(Elections changed to mail ballot for lack of quorum at the meeting.)

Apr 23 - Melanie Barclay, Regional Director - make-A-Wish Foundation 

May 14 - Lions Young Leaders in Service Program - Paige Westra from Rapid City Central High School was the winner of Lions Young Leaders In Service  Award. Paige was chosen as the winner with over 250 community hours which included working with young children, public health volunteering, and community improvements. This was the fourth year Rapid City Downtown Lions has sponsored this award. Presenting the $1000.00 scholarship was Lion President Dennis Schaar and Lion Carla Jobgen. click for picture
Rapid City Downtown Lions Club President, Dennis Schaar, presented a 30 year attendance award to Past District Governor Lion Dean Reichert picture

May 28 - Shirley Allen - Western Resources for dis-ABLED Independence

Jun 11 - Paul Priest - The Bridge at Remagen

Jun 25 - Rick Rathert, Northwestern Mutual Financial - Retirement Planning

Jul 9 - Meet at R.C. Club for Boys - picture of group, presentation of $1000 check to Scott Bader of the Club for Boys

Jul 23 - Annual Meeting, Awards, Installation of Officers and Induction  of New Member - click for pictures

Aug 13 - Carla Miller - Children's Care Foundation

Aug 27 - Judge Heidi Linngren - Drug Court

Sep 10 - Brianna Reiner and Darcie Decker - Girls Inc. and the Helping with Horsepower Program

Sep 24 - Anna Huntington - Main Street Square Sculpture Project

Oct 8 - MAJ Bob Liebman, USAF Ret. - About the SD Air & Space Museum - cancelled by blizzard

Oct 22 - MAJ Bob Liebman, USAF Ret. - About the SD Air & Space Museum

Nov 12 - Lion Julaine Arient-Rollman, 1st Vice District Governor (Alex Johnson)

Nov 26 - Lions talking to Lions (at Beau Jo's Pizza, 830 Main St)

Dec 10 - Lions talking to Lions (at Murphy's Pub, 510 Ninth St)

Dec 24 - Lion George Gladfelter, Seasonal Reflection & Our Anniversary - Family Day (Alex Johnson)




Jun 7-8 - MD5 Convention, Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Jul 5-9 - International Convention, Hamburg, Germany

Aug 16-25 - Central States Fair

Sep 27-28 - Fall Rally, Lemmon