2019 Meetings and Activities
 

Meetings 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at Noon at Canyon Lake Activities Center, 2900 Canyon Lake Drive - except as noted:

Jan 8 - Lion Pres. Travis - Looking Down the Road to 2019

Jan 22 - Ronda Gusinsky, Northern Plains Eye Foundation - What we are learning from the vision screening program

Feb 12 - Lion Doug Scheller, Rushmore Lions - 2nd Century Initiative

Feb 26 - DG Bea Gifford - official visit + Nominations

Mar 12 - Mike Begeman, V.P. Public Affairs & Corporate Administration for Sanford Health -  Mr. Begeman will tell us about of Sanford Health and the Good Samaritan Society, what their partnership looks like, why the merger was good for both organizations, and what it means going forward. + Elections

Mar 26 - Lion Kyle Krause, Vice President of the South Dakota Lions Foundation.  About the history of the South Dakota Lions Foundation, its present programs, and the choices Lions have regarding its future. The program will include discussion of research findings related to vision screening and of the future of vision screening in South Dakota.  Kyle  personally guarantees that you do not want to miss it . 

Apr 9 - Andrew Bellisie, Technical Climbing on Yosemite National Park's Half Dome + Eyeglasses Roundup

Apr 23 - Members of S.D. School of Mines 3D Printing Club - 3D printing & possible demonstration

May 14 - April Vix - VOSH Mission-Trip to Mexico

May 28 - Lion Corrie Stephens will present scholarship awards to winning students in the Young Leaders Project

June 11 - Monte Loos - About KOTA Radio

Jun 25 - 11:30 to 1 PM - Annual Meeting - Installation of new officers and induction of new members

July 9 - Logan Brown, SD Wildland Fire Division, Comparison Black Hills vs. California 2018 Fires

July 23 - Lion Clyde Lichtenecker: Canyon Lake Activities Center and Tour

Aug 13 - Mayor Steve Allender - Civic Center Expansion update  + Eyeglass Roundup

Aug 27 - David Johnson - The Emerald Ash Borer

Sep 10 - Mark Vargo, Penn. County State's Attorney

Sep 24 - Sheriff Kevin Thom

Oct 8 - Bill Casper, Chairman Veterans Honor Banner Project

Oct 22 - Chuck Parkinson, SDPB - Where Do We Go from Here?

Nov 12 - TBA

Nov 26 - Charter Anniversary Meeting

Dec 10 - Eyeglass Roundup + TBA

Dec 24 - TBA

 

Other Activities

Jan 18-19, 2019 - SD Lions State Convention, Spearfish State Convention Form

Apr 7 - Pancake Breakfast

Apr 20 - 11AM to 3PM- Eggstravaganza - contact Nate ChicoineMay 23-25, 2019 - MD5 Lions Convention, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Registration

May 23-25, 2019 - MD5 Lions Convention, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan Registration

Summer Nights - June 6, 20; July 4,18; August 1, 15, 29. Contact: Corrie Stephens

Central States Fair - August 16-24 - contact Bruce Halaka

USA/Canada Lions Leadership Forum - September 19, 2019 - Spokane, WA View Flyer

Concert: Abbey Road - September 27, doors open 6:30 PM

2019 Fall Rally - October 5, 2019 - Mobridge, View Flyer

Mammoth Site Tour - October 11, 2019, 9:30 am, View Flyer