Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Exchange Students Present about Their Homelands

Our club was honored to have 3 exchange students come to our meeting and give us information about their respective homelands. Shown are: Keto Chikvaidze from Georgia, Thomas Papadopoulos from Greece, and Nazin Guliyeva from Azerbaijan. In the attached group photo they are shown holding the flags of their countries. They were joined in the photo by Lions Club President Carroll Jenkins.


Monday, November 8, 2021

Lion McAdon Presented with Award

Lions Club Member Kent McAdon is presented with the Lions Melvin Jones Award for community service.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Dave Stokes from the Grinnell Lions Club presents a program about Diabetes Prevention and a Grant Program available to clubs. The Adel Lions Club will pursue additional information to determine if this is something we can participate in.

New Lions Members

We welcome new members Anne Case and Janelle Duffy to the Club!

Friday, October 22, 2021

Adel Food Pantry update

Ceila McCollum, Operating Manager of the Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry visited our Club to discuss Pantry activities. She requested help installing new shelving at their current location. The club will be taking on that effort for her.

Welcome garden for Dallas County Fairgrounds

Adel Lions Club presents a check for $2,000 to the Dallas County Master Gardeners to help them in their efforts to build a welcoming garden center at the Dallas County Fairgrounds. This is the 1st of 3 checks the Club will present to them over a 3 year period, making the total donation $6,000! Pictured left to right: Megan Will, Kari Johns, and Club President Carroll Jenkins.


Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Reggie's Sleepout

Foreign exchange student Nazarene Guliyeva visited our club on October 6th. She gave a presentation on her efforts to raise money to fight homelessness in Iowa. Thanks for joining us!

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

New Thermal Imager for Adel Fire Department

Adel Lions Club donated $5,000 to the Adel Fire Department for the purchase of an advanced thermal imaging camera. The device makes it possible for firemen to view images of people in a building when normal vision is obstructed by smoke. It also helps specifically locate a small fire so they can extinguish it quickly.
Pictured left to right are: Fire Chief Braden Nemechek, Lion President Carroll Jenkins, and Department Treasurer Cory Eskra


Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Booster Club Support

Adel Lions present donations to the ADM Fine Arts Boosters and ADM Athletic Boosters. $1,000 to each! Thanks for all you do to serve our students!
Pictured are: ADM Activities Director Rod Wiebers, Adel Lions Club President Carroll Jenkins, and Lion Bill Shields (ADM Soccer Coach)


Governor's Volunteer Award

Adel Lions Club receives Governor's Volunteer Award from Governor Reynolds. Thank you, Governor.

Lion Shull receives Warren Coleman award

Lion Josh Shull was awarded the Warren Coleman Award by the Adel Lions Club. President Tom Bice presents Josh with the Award at the Club's meeting. Congratulations, Josh!

Sunday, June 27, 2021

$5000 donated to Iowa KidSight

Lori Short, Program Manager of Iowa KidSight accepts $5,000 donation from the Adel Lions Club. For those who don't know, Iowa KidSight is a program run by the University of Iowa and the Iowa Lions. We provide FREE vision screenings to day cares, pre-schools, and during kindergarten round up at schools.

Hazardous Waste Day

Club members once again assisted in taking care of hazardous waste, keeping bad stuff out of the landfill. A total of 93 vehicles came through Saturday. Thanks for participating.