Here's What's Happening In District 2-T2

  • District 2T2 Gov. Ron Miller presided over his first Cabinet Meeting on July 31 at the Texas Boys Ranch in Lubbock with about 50 Lions and Guests attending. Featured speaker was MD-2 Council Chair Scott Evans of Stephenville who installed District Officers. Shallowater Lions Club served as host for the meeting.
  • Jayton Lions Club (aka Kent County Lions Club) hosted BBQ & Bingo at the Jayton Community Center on July 22 with proceeds benefiting the Town Square Improvement Project.
  • Idalou Lions Club is in the process of organizing a Leo Club for Idalou youth ages 12 to 18 years old. The club also put out flags throughout the community on July 4 as part of its Lions Club Flag Service. The club offers the subscription service to place flags outside subscribers’ homes and businesses on seven holidays each year for $40 per participant.
  • Lubbock Lions Club resumed holding its weekly meetings at the Scottish Rite Event Center after more than a year away from the facility. The club also sold miniature American flags during Lubbock’s Fourth on Broadway event on July 4 to benefit Boy Scout Troop 157 which it sponsors. The club donated $2,000 to the Lubbock Boys & Girls Clubs for their Back-to-School Clothing Project. Additionally, a $2,000 scholarship to Western Texas College was presented to the club’s Outstanding Youth. The club also announced that District 2T2 Bark & Brew 2021 is set for Sunday, Sept. 19, in Lubbock.
  • Lubbock Hub Lions Club members gathered items and took them to a local recycling center during July.
  • Lubbock Llano Lions Club spent July 26 weeding at The Refuge Services Prayer Garden. The club conducted officer training July 5.
  • Muleshoe Lions Club held its annual July 4th Ping Pong Ball Drop.
  • Olton Lions Club is planning its major annual fundraiser, the Annual Sandhills Day Tennis Drop on Aug. 7. Balls can be purchased for $5 each and the winner will receive half the pot. The club also put out flags July 5 in recognition of Independence Day as part of the club’s flag subscription program.
  • Plainview Lions Club distributed free ice cream and milk on July 2 as part of Plainview’s annual Red, White and Blue Dairy Festival and community fireworks show. Lions also participated in a cleanup day picking up trash and garbage at the I-27 and US 70 intersection after adopting that stretch of highway from the Texas Department of Transportation. The club raised $527 through weekly Tail Twister Drawings in July to offset the cost of becoming a sponsor for the Jimmy Dean Music and Arts Festival to be held Sept. 4 on the Wayland Baptist University campus. The club plans to have a booth selling pancakes and funnel cakes during the event. Sixteen Lions volunteered to deliver Meals on Wheels during July.
  • Roaring Springs Lions Club will host its annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast on Aug. 8 as part of Roaring Springs Community Picnic and Worship on Aug. 7-8.
  • Seminole Lions Club will begin its annual vision screening activities on Aug. 25 for Pre-K through 6th graders at Bowlegs School. The screenings continue through Sept. 28, with 11 sessions at various schools scheduled for children from 3 years old through 6th grade. Last year, more than 1,300 area children had their vision screened by Seminole Lions.
  • Shallowater Lions Club announced that the City Hall time capsule will be opened after 21 years during the 2021 Harvest Festival on Oct. 9. That event, with the theme “Making Up for Lost Time,” will include a parade, games, entertainment, auction and queen and princess contest.
  • Slaton Lions Club participated in Slaton’s Independence Day Festival by cooking Lions Burgers for the community event with benefits going to the Slaton Senior Citizens Center.
  • Snyder Lions Club hosted its Annual Patriotic Prayer Breakfast on July 3.
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