2017 District Governor Paul Thompson

District Governor Paul Thompson is a 67-year-old native Iowan. His educational background:UNI: bachelors (78); ISU: Masters (84) and Viterbo University: Reading Specialist (05). He was a teacher at Coon Rapids, Perry, and Des Moines Public Schools until retirement in 2011. IDG Paul and his wife Mary have been married 43 years and have three adult […]

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Club Activities

FROM THE DG : Thanks to Ken Hayward for his stepping in to accept the district governor assignment, allowing me to try to ll his shoes for 2017-2018. I really enjoyed speaking to clubs last year as interim district governor. Thanks for your hospitality. In Chicago, International President Naresh Aggarwal so powerfully expressed the Power […]

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Sad District News: PDG Herman Kopitzke, Jr. Passed Away

Sadly, one of our great Lions in District 9NW passed away recently. PDG Her- man Kopitzke, Jr. was our District Governor in 1999-2000 and was also heavily involved in our Iowa KidSight program since its beginning. Our thoughts and prayers go to Herman’s Partner-in-Service Helen Kopitzke and the rest of Herman’s family at this difficult […]

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Donate To LCIF Helping Irma And Harvey Victims!

The damage from Hurricane Irma and Tropical Storm Harvey is enormous, not only in our country but even worse in the Caribbean. Expect a gigantic effort by LCIF to help all those needy people! Please consider donating to LCIF to help this effort. Send your checks to District Coordinator PDG Mark Essing or directly to […]

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