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Meeting every Wednesday at Noon at the

Lion's Den, 731 Exposition Dr, Fort Dodge

The Fort Dodge Noon Lions would like to welcome you to our website.  Here you will find everything you need to know about the Fort Dodge Noon Lions and the great services we provide to the community!

94 Years of Service -- Chartered Aug 19, 1921

The Fort Dodge Noon Lions Club, now in its 94th year, lives up to its "WE SERVE" slogan by providing help to the blind and deaf, screening pre-school aged children for sight defects, fighting diabetes, sponsoring puppies to be used as leader dogs, and collecting discarded eyeglasses and hearing aids to be distributed to third world countries.

The Fort Dodge Noon Lions Club helped build the Fort museum Opera House, Shelter Houses at Harland Rogers Sports Complex, Joined in the support of Hawley Lions Park, Sponsors projects for special handicap classes in our schools, partner events with the STARZ program, and operate the Lions Den (formerly Izaak Walton League Cabin).

Lions have a dynamic history. Founded in 1917, we are best known for fighting blindness, but we also volunteer for many different kinds of community projects - including caring for the environment, feeding the hungry and aiding seniors and the disabled.

Lions give sight. By conducting vision screenings, equipping hospitals and clinics, distributing medicine and raising awareness of eye disease, Lions work toward their mission of providing vision for all. We have extended our commitment to sight conservation through countless local efforts and through our international SightFirst Program, which works to eradicate blindness.

Lions serve youth. Our community projects often support local children and schools through scholarships, recreation and mentoring. Internationally, we offer many programs, including the Peace Poster Contest, Youth Camps and Exchange and Lions Quest.

Our Leo Program provides the youth of the world with an opportunity for personal development through volunteering. There are approximately 144,000 Leos and 5,700 Leo clubs in more than 140 countries worldwide.

Lions award grants. Since 1968, the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) has awarded more than US$700 million in grants to support Lions humanitarian projects around the world. LCIF was also ranked the number one nongovernmental organization in a 2007 study by The Financial Times.

Lions help during disasters. Together, our Foundation and Lions are helping communities following natural disasters by providing for immediate needs such as food, water, clothing and medical supplies – and aiding in long-term reconstruction.

Lions are active. Our motto is "We Serve." Lions are part of a global service network, doing whatever is necessary to help our local communities.

For more about Lions Clubs, go to www.lionsclubs.org

 

Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.

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