Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Lions receive grant from Greater Belle Fourche Foundation

Eight members of Belle Fourche Lions Club joined president Joyce Drabek in receiving a $650 grant last week (1/26/17) from the Greater Belle Fourche Foundation.  The funds will be used to support the many civic initiatives undertaken by the club.  Shown (left-to-right) are Lions Kellen Willert, Joyce Drabek, Rich Drabek, Del Neumeister, Melodey Zupan, Sue Neumeister, John Cooper, Dwight Gubbrud, and Charles Livingston.  First Interstate's Mike Tyndall (at right) made the presentation. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Lions screen vision during Health Fair at BFACC

It was a busy and productive day on Saturday, January 14th at the Belle Fourche Area Community Center "Health Fair."

Belle Fourche Lions conducted vision screenings for more than 60 people – resulting in 11 referrals, according to Lions Club president Joyce Drabek.

Pictured at left is Pinky Horner of Rapid City, appointed by the South Dakota Lions Foundation to serve as Vision Coordinator for District 5SW.

Lion president Joyce will likely have a more complete report on the screening at our next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 24th at Grap's Burgers & Brews.

Here are a couple of items for your calendar (just in case you don't routinely check the "Lions Calendar of Events" on this site.  There are two major Lions gatherings scheduled early this year: 

While it's too late for early registration, you could still make it to the Lions State Convention coming up January 27-28 in Fort Pierre.

This spring, Multiple District 5 (MD5) will be celebrating "100 Years of Lionism" during its convention May 17-20 at The Lodge at Deadwood.  There's still time to get registered early for this event, being held right in our own back yard!  MD5 Convention Registration Form

Where there's a need – there's a Lion!