Lions Club Blog

Free Indoor Ice Skating on Feb. 13

All DCTC students and their families are welcome to go indoor ice skating on Feb. 13. This event will be a lot of fun and free for everyone (Lions are picking up the tab). Free “walking tacos”, too! Here are the details:

WHO: All DCTC Students & their Children
WHAT: Ice Skating & Skate Rental
WHEN: Feb 13th 7:00pm
WHERE: Hastings Civic Arena
To register, email Brett at
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New Lions Club Board of Directors

This is going to be a fantastic semester! This is a wonderful board, and we can all look forward to doing great work this semester and having boatloads of fun doing it!

Nicole Evridge – Club Secretary
Devon Kroll – Vice-President/Treasurer
Ed Garza – Vice President/Treasurer
Nelson Neubill Jr. – Director of Recruitment and Retention
Whitney Bunce – Director of Event Planning
Brandy Boyer – President

First Lions Club meeting of 2016 on Jan. 20

All DCTC students are welcome to come to the first Lions Club meeting of 2016. Interested in learning more about the Lions Club? Please come! Interested in a leadership role? At this meeting we will be having elections for Board members for the Lions Club Board of Directors. Meeting will be in room 1-650 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lions are an international network of 1.3 million men and women in over 45,000 clubs from over 200 countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. election 2016

Dinner and a Hike in the Woods on Dec. 12

The DCTC Lions Club hike in the woods at Lebanon Hills is a GO for Saturday, Dec. 12! We’ll meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Eagan Lebanon Hills Visitor Center and will be led on a beautiful hike by a naturalist. Dinner, a bonfire, and s’mores to follow. Family and friends are welcome to join us! Although not the snowshoeing advernture that was originally planned, it’ll be good family time for all! smile emoticon

Final Lions Club meeting of 2015

We will be meeting in room 2-603 on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 1:00 p.m. We will have the sign-ups for the fantastic snowshoeing event for Saturday, Dec. 12 starting at 2:00 p.m. in Lebanon Hills Park. Snowshoes and food are provided. Our first Lions meeting of 2016 will be January 20 at 1:00 p.m. Elections for Lions Board members will be held then. snowshoe

The 2015 Food Drive Now in Gear

The DCTC Food Drive begins on Monday, Nov. 9 and runs through Wed. Nov. 25. Please bring in non-perishable food items to the Commons area next to the Lions banner. Food in particular need: peanut butter, jelly, canned fruit, healthy soups, and canned meat, All the food will be collected and brought to 360 Communities just before Thanksgiving. We would love to see you on campus!food drive logo

Join the Lions in getting bikes to kids

lions bikesThe DCTC Lions Club is going to a site next to the Mall of America on Tuesday, Nov. 17, to help get bikes ready for kids. The donated bikes are sitting there, waiting for clubs like ours to come and clean and prep the bikes to get them ready for the holidays. These bikes will be distributed by Bikes for Kids. If you are interested in volunteering, we’d love to hear from you! We’ll have 14 DCTC volunteers that can contribute 3 hours of their time from 6 pm – 9 pm on Nov. 17. Space is limited. Transportation from DCTC to the site and back will be provided. Please email Brett Kolles to register. brett.kolles@dctc.edubike 2

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Lions build homes for Habitat for Humanity

The DCTC Lions ready to build a home today for Habitat for Humanity in Cottage Grove. 9 DCTC students and two staff/faculty members are taking the MEA break to help build the American dream for a family. Thanks, Jenna, for bringing donuts! Great way to start the day!habitat 2015

Lions Club Meeting scheduled for Oct. 14

Please come to the monthly Lions Club meeting scheduled for 1:00 p.m. in 2-603 on Wed. Oct. 14. Snowshoeing, Habitat for Humanity, a food drive, and other events will be discussed. Good times! lions logo 3