Meetings

The Eldridge Lion's club has a few fundraiser's throughout the year.  The monies raised by these fundraisers are used for many local, state and national efforts to help kids and/or adults.  Below is a list of our fundraisers as well as the programs or groups who we support financially or with labor of love.

Fundraisers:

Pancake Breakfasts - we hold 2 breakfasts each year.  March or April is our spring breakfast.  July is our Breakfast on Saturday morning of Eldridge Summer Fest.

North Scott Food raffle - we hold a Fall North Scott Food raffle at North Scott Foods.  Participants are eligible to win $50 to spend at North Scott Foods.

Lucky 20 Drawing - is our big fundraiser held March thru July.  Approximately 400 tickets are sold at $20 each. Participants are eligible to win prizes of: $500 (2), $100 (8), or $50 (40).

Avenue of Flags - residents of Eldridge can sign up to have us place an American Flag on their curb on the following Federal Holidays: Memorial Day, Flag Day (June 14), Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day, Patriots Day (September 11) and Veteran's Day (November 11).

Trivia Night - typically held in February of each year.  Come have some fun and share your knowledge.

Mints - you may have seen our mint boxes at local merchants.  

Local Programs/Groups we support financially:

Scholarships for North Scott seniors - scholarships to North Scott seniors are given each year; amounts and number given vary based upon applications received.

Post Prom for North Scott - we like to keep our kids safe after a fun night dancing, so we help support the after Prom party each year.

Habitat for Humanity - donation needs vary.

North Scott Food Pantry - each year we give a monatory donation

Peace Poster contest - 6th graders are eligible to participant in the Lion's Peace Poster contest each year.  1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive monatory gifts.  The 1st place winner is automatically entered in the 9EC regional contest.

History Day - North Scott High School students participate in local and state level History Day contests.  We enjoy helping the cause by donating each year.

North Scott HiSET Program - We supported the NS HiSET program sponsored by the Eldridge Methodist Chuch. 

Other areas or places you may see a Lion:

Area schools and daycares for IowaKidsight - We visit the schools and daycare centers in the area to provide free eye screenings.  (www.iowakidsight.org): A joint project of the Lions Clubs of Iowa and the University of Iowa, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, dedicated to enhancing the early detection and treatment of vision impairments in Iowa's young children (target population 6 through 48 months of age) through screening and public education.

Ed White Elementary - We visit first graders and teach them about the American Flag (known as Flags for 1st Graders).  We also visit the fourth graders and teach them about Arbor Day (known as 4th Grade Foresters).

Hometown Holidays - You will find us in Weiss Park under the canopy/tent with s'mores supplies and firepits buring brightly.

Flowerbeds on LeClaire Road - During the spring and throughout the summer into the early fall, you might see us preparing, planting and maintainning  the first set of flower beds on LeClaire Road.  Enjoy the beauty of the flowers as you enter and leave our community.

North Scott Library - During the spring book sale, you might find us moving boxes to and from the storage room.  You might see us at the summer Carnival, too.

Roadside cleanup - During the spring and fall, you might see us picking up trash along north First Street between Eldridge and Long Grove. 

Grand Haven/Senior Night - During the fall/winter months, we enjoy spending time with residents at Grand Haven on the 3rd Thursday of the month playing bingo and/or cards.

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