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Johnston Lions Foundation established

Acting at the direction of the Johnston Lions Club board, and with the approval of Lions Clubs International, we have now established a Johnston Lions Foundation which will serve as a vehicle for receiving tax deductible contributions for charitable purposes consistent with Lions’ purposes.  The State of Iowa has certified the Articles of Incorporation, and […]


Chili Cook Off, October 14

Enjoy sampling entries in our Chili Cook Off contest. $6 for adults, $4 for children 5-10, free for children under 4. Prize for Best Chili, Best Presentation, and People’s Choice. Also, Silent Auction. Proceeds go toward a Lions Club Legacy Project for Johnston. Saturday, October 14, 5:30-7:30, Johnston Lions Club Community Building, 6501 Merle Hay […]


January program highlights Lions-supported youth camps

The January meeting program highlighted Camp Courageous and Camp Hertko Hollow, both of which receive annual donations from the Johnston Lions–as well as many other Lions Clubs and other service organizations.  Presenting were Jessica Thornton of Hertko Hollow and Lion Charlie Becker of Camp Courageous.  Camp Courageous provides growth opportunities for children with varying disabilities, […]


New slate of club officers inducted

At a recent dinner meeting, the new slate of club officers were inducted for the fiscal year 2015-2016. President John Kerber                          2 yr. Director Sue Timm 1st VP Mike Beaman                              2 yr. Director Carolyn Burrough 2nd VP Ron Lower                                 Tail Twister Neil Cross 3rd VP Lynn Louk                                  Lion Tamer Rick Mosher Past President Craig […]