Welcome to the official website of the Tipton Lions!
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The Lions motto is "We Serve" and we'd like to do just that. If you need our assistance, please contact any Lions member, or the President and Secretary listed in our Club Contacts.
The Tipton Lions Club is a very busy club performing many SERVICES for our community. Some of those are:
Flags over Tipton
Parking Cars at High School Home Football Games
Christmas Tree Sales
Trolly Rides and rides for Tour of Lights
Cedar County Fair Food Concession
Providing Eyeglasses and Hearing Aids for those in need
Visit the Club Activities Page for more details, including dates and contacts, on all these projects.
Welcome to Potential New Members
The Tipton Lions Club is open to new members and welcomes their visit. If you are interested, please contact President Ron Challis (563-299-3745) or Secretary Kenneth Stewart (619-206-0435) Are goal is to serve the community of the City of Tipton. Our projects are as follows: Flags over Tipton; Ramps for disabiled citizens; KidSight for the WIC Program and the Tipton Comm. School and Bennett School; donating monies to the Fine Arts Program, BackPack Buddy Program, County Extension Feed Kids Program, Band School Uniforms, Choir School gowns, Prom night, The Freedom Rock Display, Sycamore Center, Tipton School Special Needs Program, Food Pantry, Helping individuals that need food or clothing for their Children. In order to provide all of these services, we need members. If you would like to help with any of these projects or would like to become a member of the Tipton Lions Club, Please contact any Lion member.
2020-2021 BOARD MEMBERS
PRESIDENT - RON CHALLIS; FIRST VICE PRESIDENT - KENNETH CROCK; SECOND VICE PRESIDENT - LARRY HODGDEN; THIRD VICE PRESIDENT - ANDREA WULF; TREASURER - JIM JORGENSEN; SECRETARY - KENNETH STEWART; MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN - GLENN FEAR; TAIL TWISTER -
LION TAMER - LARRY HODGDEN; TWO YEAR BOARD - DAVID SWAN AND RON HILLS; ONE YEAR BOARD - DEAN DOERSCHER AND JEFF HOTZ; MARKETING CHAIR -MARGARET KETELSEN; LCIF CHAIRMAN - DENNIS DYKSTRA; SERVICE CHAIRPERSON - JUDY ARCHER; SAVETY OFFICER (OPTIONAL) - DON DRAGER.
Come and Bring Your Family
The Tipton Lions Club highly encourages our members to bring their spouse, significant other and other members of their family to our Regular Meetings as well as Special Events. The Tipton Lions Club is very family oriented.
This is a great way for your family to get to know what Lions is all about. So, for our next meeting and event, please bring your family members...
Years of Service - Tipton Lions Service Awardees 2020
Tipton Lion members with many years of service. (L-R) Alvin Wright-45 years; Ron Ahrens-38 years; Jerry Elijah-40 years; Jim Jorgensen-33 years; Glenn Fear-51 years; Bill Driscoll-28 years; Keith Whitlatch-41 years; David Fry-28 years. Not pictured: Floyd Lenker-39 years; Don McGlaughlin-30 years; Ken Muller-45 years; Gary Jedlicka-38 years; Lee Beine-38 years; John Albaugh-32 years.
Free Hearing Aid Benefit for Lions Members in Iowa
Free Hearing Aid Benefit for Lions Members in Iowa
The Des Moines Outreach Lions Club has developed yet another benefit to Lions members. Iowa Lions can now market a no-cost hearing discount program through Amplifon Hearing Health Care. As of Nov. 1, Des Moines Outreach Lions has partnered with Amplifon to offer a comprehensive hearing program. This is a great value to provide the individuals and businesses Lions serve and there is no cost to participate in the program.
Key benefits of the program are:
• Low price guarantee on over 2,600 brand-name hearing aids.
• Average Hearing Aid Savings last year was 59% off.
• Hearing aids available from industry-leading manufacturers (Miracle-Ear, Phonak, ReSound, Rexton, Siemens, Sonic Innovations, Starkey, Unitron, Widex, Oticon).
• Offering complete lines of hearing aids, including the latest technology to hit the market.
• Substantial savings on hearing aids and on hearing services.
• 60-day hearing aid trial period – with no restocking fees.
• 1 year follow-up care after purchase.
• 3-year warranty and loss & damage coverage.
• Free batteries with initial purchase.
• The largest provider network with over 5,300 credentialed locations nationwide.
• Easy process for members to access program.
• Over 90% patient satisfaction for over a decade. Hearing loss is quite common, with one in nine Americans experiencing it.
Tipton Lions Club Members 2020-2021
RON AHRENS, JOHN ALBAUGH, RANDY AMOSSON, JUDY ARCHER, LEE BEINE, FRITZ BOHDE, MICHAEL BOYLE, KRIS CLARK, KENNETH CROCK, RONNIE DRAGER, DEAN DOERSCHER, DON DRAGER, WILLIAM DRISCOLL, DENISE DYKSTRA, DENNIS DYKSTRA, LINDA DYKSTRA, JERRY ELIJAH, GLENN FEAR, DENISE FELTES, DAVID FRY, LYNDA HANSEN, RON HILLS, DUSTIN HINRICHS, LARRY HODGDEN, RALDO HORMAN, GARY JEDLICKA, JIM JORGENSEN, CHRIS KELLER, EDWARD J. KETELSEN, MARGARET KETELSEN, FLOYD LENKER, COLLEEN LENKER, DON MCGLAUGHLIN, TODD MILLER, KEN MULLER, ELSIE PAYTON, JEFFREY RENANDER, TAMRA ROBERTS, DAVID SWAN, RICHARD TIMM, KORY WEHMEYER, RODNE WENDT, TERESA WENDT, ALICE WHITLATCH, KEITH WHITLATCH, ALVIN WRIGHT. RON CHALLIS, JORDAN CHALLIS, JESSICA CHALLIS, CHARLINE THUMM, JUDY JENKINS, CALLIE VALLET, BOBBY KAUFMANN, JEFF AND BRENDA HOLTZ, LINDA BOOTS, CARL AND PAM FISHER, DAVID LESHTZ, JIM AND ANITA NORTHUP, CYNTHIA RYSSEMUS, ANDREA WULF, NICKI AIKMAN, SARAH BEGEY, KARA AND DAVID ROSS, NANCY DEMMEL, SHARON HODGDEN, WILLIAM AND ARLENE HOTZ, JOANN CROCK, STEVEN MEYERHOFF, KENNETH STEWART, TERRI PECK, HEATHER SOLMA-WEBER, STEPHANIE WAGNER, CHARLES AND RAE WILLIAMS.
70th Anniversary Celebration
The Tipton Lions Club reached their 70th Anniversary of Service. We had plan on having a large celebration in honor our club. However, the virus got in the way. We have now delayed this celebration to spring of 2021. You will be notified this coming spring as to date, times, location, guests and when to participate.
Trunk or Treat
On October 25th, 2020 at the Tipton City Park, The Tipton Lions Club will be participating in the Trunk or Treat Activity. Lion Alice Whitlatch is the Chair Person for this project. If you can help with this, please call her at 319-359-8998.
CEDAR COUNTY FIRE WORKS
Due to the virus, we did not have the annual Fourth of July, 2020 Celebration. The fireworks were to have taken place over the Labor Day Holiday but due to the Hurricane that tore up the fairgrounds a month before, the fireworks have been cancelled.
PEACE POSTER PROJECT
The Peace Poster Project is associated with the schools in your community. Tipton Lions Club contacts the Art Teacher of the Tipton Middle School. The students are given the Peaceful Theme of this year. They are requested to draw on a poster what that theme means to them. The Posters are then collected by Chair Person Alice Whitlatch. She then meets with the members of her committee. They will have their judging of these posters on September 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Tipton Lion's Club House. Their will be prizes for these Posters ranging from $15.-- to $50. being the best. The student will receive their prize during school hours, given to them via the Teacher.