Thursday, November 27, 2014
Saturday, November 15, 2014
5SW District Governor Julaine Arient-Rollman was on hand to present these Belle Fourche Lions with longevity awards on November 13, 2014.
Left-to-right are: Rick Walton, 15 years; Ron Ensz, 25 years; DG Julaine and her guide dog "Sable"; Harry Haivala, 20 years; and Richard Drabek, 40 years.
Congratulations Lions......and thank you for your dedication! For more photos and information about these and other awards -- and District Governor Julaine, visit our Lions Photo Gallery!
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Al Shaw of Belle Fourche (second from the left) was among four area residents presented with awards from the Catherine Thybo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) last weekend (9/20/14). They were recognized for their work in historic preservation and community service. Shaw, a long-time businessman and member of the Belle Fourche Lions Club, was given a DAR Community Service Award for his many contributions to the community, including his extensive work with veterans, racking up thousands of miles ferrying military veterans to VA facilities in Sturgis and Rapid City in a Disabled Americans Van. Himself a veteran with service in World War II as a turret gunner on a B-17, Shaw was also a long-time member of the Belle Fourche Volunteer Fire Department
Others citizens given awards were (l-r) Hank Frawley of Spearfish given the prestigious National Historic Preservation Medal; Shaw; Mary Gallup-Livingston of Whitewood, Community Service Award; and Lynn Namminga of Deadwood, Historic Preservation Recognition Award.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Dear Lions and Lionesses,
It is that time of year again for Howard Hanson Award and Robert Tyler Award.
These are awards will be given at The State Convention. The nomination deadline is October 30th, 2014. Attached are the guidelines for each award.
Howard Hanson –This award is given annually to a Lion or Lioness.
The volunteer work provided by this person made significant
contributions, which have benefited the visually handicapped.
Robert Tyler – This award is also given annually to a Lion, Lioness or non-Lion. The volunteer work provided by this person made significant contributions, which have benefited the visually handicapped.
We look forward to receiving your nomination’s for these awards.
South Dakota Lions Foundation
800 N. West Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Friday, May 23, 2014
Lion Bob Schnaible (left) receives a pin for 37 years service as a Lion. The award was presented by Belle Fourche Lions president Rik Bartels at our May 22nd meeting at The Stadium. The session was the final regular meeting until September; nonetheless, two major projects will be pursued this summer: The Center of the Nation All Car Rally June 13-14 and the Black Hills Roundup July 3-6. Click on the Calendar tab at the top of the page for more details.