Sunday, January 8, 2023

Donation to Dallas County Master Gardeners

At this week's meeting we were given an update on the Dallas County Master Gardeners project at the Dallas County Fairgrounds. Following the presentation, we were pleased to provide them with our 2nd of 3 $2,000 donations to the project. Great work!

Pictured are L-R: Megan Will, Lion President Buchman, and Kari Johns.

Lion Members Recognized

Recognition night at this week's meeting. Lion Brian Morris is recognized for 40 years of service and Lion Bill Sandquist for 60! years. Thanks for your many years of serving our community!

Guest Speaker December

Foreign exchange student Esha Rahman, a Junior from Bangladesh, visits our Lions Club and gave us an excellent view of her home country. Thank you, Esha!

December Guest Speaker

Our program last night was Steve Guyer presenting some great in-depth information about solar power. Thanks, Steve.

Flag Project 2022

At our Dec. 7th meeting we distributed funds to organizations who assisted with our Holiday Flag program. A big THANKS to the Boy Scouts ($8050), Girl Scouts ($1200), DeSoto Betterment ($2300), ADM Softball Assn. ($2800), and the ADM Strength & Conditioning ($800). We couldn't have done it without your help!

New Member

 We welcome our new member, Jon Marcus. Shown with his sponsor Bill Shields.

November Guest Speaker

Ian McShane recently presented a program to our club about wind enengy. A very interesting program as we look at alternative methods to produce energy for the future.

Peace Poster 2022

Lion Kent McAdon presented Peace Poster awards to 7th grade students in the ADM 1st semester art class. This contest is sponsored by Lions International, and the Adel Lions Club is proud to participate along with the excellent cooperation of the ADM Middle School.

This year's theme was: "Lead with Compassion". Pictured L-R are: Will Truitt, 3rd place-$50, Lucy Allen, 2nd place-$75, and Abby Toth,1st place-$100.
Conratulations to the winners and a big THANKS to all students who participated. Well done!

Eagle Scout Project

Paul Giles presented our club with information about his Eagle Scout project. Great project and our club is proud to provide $500 to support it.

New Sherriff in Town

Sheriff Infante was our guest speaker at last week's meeting. Great information about activities of the Dallas County Sheriff's Department. Sad to lose Sheriff Leonard, but we're in good hands with Sheriff Infante!

ADM eSports

Chris Hatchitt visits with our club to give us information about the ADM school's new eSport program. Sounds like a great opportunity to support our kids. Our club strongly supports it and plans to provide some financial help.

September Guest Speaker

New Member

 Adel Lions Club welcomes new member Jeff Meyer. Jeff is shown in the photo with his sponsor, Josh Shull.