Ames Noon Lions Club
Our motto is: We Serve. The Ames Lions Club contributes (both monetary and time) to various humanitarian causes throughout the year. Almost half of the yearly contributions go to organizations and citizens of Story County.
Our funds and our efforts have been contributed to:
Diabetes and glaucoma detection and research
Direct support for Leader Dog training
Hearing research, Iowa Society to Prevent Blindness, and the Iowa Cornea Eye Bank through the Iowa Lions Foundation (ILF)
$146 million to eradicate preventable blindness in the world and additional funds to provide disaster relief through the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF)
We raise money through a variety of group activities including: Semi-annual turkey dinners, and mint candy vendors in businesses.
We meet Thursdays for lunch at the Ames Country Club from noon to 1PM. 20-minute weekly presentations by guest speakers keeps us informed of current community issues.
Members are assigned to committees According to their interest.