2020 Meetings and Activities 

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

Jan 14 - Kate Dietz and Amanda Whelchel, Care Campus Addiction Treatment Services  - Care Campus Services

Jan 28 - James Kinyon and Dominique Charlson,  Catholic Social Services  - The Prosperity Initiative

Feb 11 - Malcom Chapman - The School Board Bond Issue

Feb 25 - Lion Doug Scheller - Campaign 100 - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Mar 10 - Jennifer Sigette, Executive Director, South Dakota Lions Foundation + Nominations
The South Dakota Lions Foundation is the only statewide Lions organization focused specifically on South Dakota.  In the past year, it helped facilitate over thirty thousand vision screenings.  Jennifer will provide an update regarding changes to the Foundation and efforts to secure its place in South Dakota’s future. 

Mar 24 - DUE TO THE PANDEMIC THIS MEETING WAS NOT HELD: Carla Jobgen and Joyce Gibson, Sight and Service Committee Representatives + Elections (done by mail ballot)

 Unbeknownst to many, including many Lions, the Lions clubs of Rapid City operate a joint Sight and Service Committee that provides free eye exams and glasses to members of the local community.  Joyce and Carla have served as our Club’s representatives to this committee for as long as most people can remember.  They will enlighten us as the workings of the Sight and Service Committee so that we all know more about one of the ways that WE SERVE our local community. 

Apr 14 - Eyeglasses Roundup - CANCELLED




Jun 9 - PDG Lion Doug Scheller

Jun 23 - Annual Meeting - Installation of new officers and induction of new members

July 14 - Lion Ron Bunnell - Looking Toward the Future

July 28 - Molly Barari  Vitalant Blood Services

Aug 11 - Chris Cudmore - South Dakota Game Fish and Parks,   Status of Chronic Wasting Disease in deer and elk.

                   + Eyeglass Roundup               

Aug 25 - Julie Jensen - Destination Rapid City, Covid-19 effects on conventions and visitor numbers.

Sep 8 - Judge Sarah Morrison

Sep 22 - State’s atty Mark Vargo

Oct 13 - Chief Don Hedrick RCPD - Meet the Chief

Oct 27 - Ronda Gusinsky (flanked by Lion Schaar and Lion Pres. Alexander) - Northern Plains Eye Foundation

Nov 10 -  Lyle Kendall - Ellsworth Development Authority

Nov 24 - Charter Anniversary Meeting

Dec 8 - Eyeglass Roundup + Robbie Rohl - New Beginnings Sober House

Dec 22 - Rev. Bruce Thalacker - Christmas Program


Other Activities

Jan 17 - State Lions Convention, Watertown - View Flyer

Oct 2-3 - SD State Lions Convention - Rapid City - Virtual Meeting schedule - Registration Form