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Rippey Lions Club Met February 16, 2017

The Rippey Lions Club met on February 16, 2017 for their regular meeting. After the pot-luck meal, new members were welcomed into the club, the business meeting was held, and the program, featured Paul Thompson, Interim District Governor for the NW Lions Club District, who shared a video of the woks of Lions Clubs in Iowa and around the world. Another guest, Dr. Rick Elbert of Ogden, shared his career journey as a chiropractor.

Rippey Lions Club Feb. 16, 2017

      The Rippey Lions Club shared a potluck meal for their recent meeting on February 16, 2017, with Nancy and Paul Burrow, coordinators for the evening. New members recently join the club are Mark and Cindy Devilbiss and Ashley Brelsford. Sponsors were the late Keith Devilbiss for Cindy and Mark and Myron Rinker for Ashley. During the business meeting the group continued making plans for the Mother-Son banquet on April 1. This continues a tradition of parent-child banquets that have been held for over forty years. Dick Bardole is the coordinator for this event. They also discussed further work at the parks in Rippey and a dedication event in the summer.

     Guest at the meeting included Dr. Rick Elbert and his guest and Paul Thompson, Interim District Governor for the NW Lions Club District. Paul Thompson shared a video and comments on the work of Lions Clubs in Iowa and around the world. Dr. Elbert shared how he became a chiropractor and established his practice in Ogden. He shared about his work in Ames and later in the Ogden with patients of all ages. The next Lions Club meeting will be on March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Rippey United Methodist Church.