Wednesday, January 10, 2018

2018 Brandon Community Sportsmen's Raffle Drawing Held

Thank you to all those who supported the Brandon Lions Club, Brandon Fire Auxiliary, and Brandon Fin & Feather Club and the work they do for the Brandon Community by buying a raffle ticket.  We appreciate it!

The drawing was held December 27th, 2017 at the Brandon City Auditorium.  106 Prizes including a Firebrand Fish House (6.5'x14') and a Bear Track Trailer were drawn that night.

Winners will be posted on our 2018 Sportsmen's Raffle webpage throughout the year.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

2017 Brandon-Evansville 6th Grade Class Peace Poster Contest

The Brandon and Evansville Lions clubs co-sponsored the annual Lions International Peace Poster contest for the Brandon-Evansville sixth grade class.  Students were asked to create a poster based on the 2017 theme “The Future of Peace.”  Posters were judged based on the originality, expression of theme and artistic merit. 

The winning poster, which will go on to the Lions 5M4 District judging, was created by Dru Blanchette.  Second place was awarded to Kaleb Burkey and third place to Allex Schmidt.

Each year, Lions clubs around the world proudly sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for kids encourages young people worldwide to emphasize the importance of world peace and to express their vision of it. These posters are among the 600,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 30th annual contest.

Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organization with 1.4+ million members in more than 46,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographic areas.  In addition to its efforts toward conquering blindness, the organization has made a strong commitment to community service and helping youth throughout the world.

Posters will be on display at Bremer Bank in Brandon through November 3rd and at Evansville School starting November 6th for Parent-Teacher conferences.

 2017 Brandon-Evansville Sixth Grade Lions Peace Poster Contest Participants.  Front Row (Left to Right):  Allex Schmidt, 3rd Place; Dru Blanchette, Winner; Kaleb Burkey, 2nd place

Back Row (Left to Right):  Quynn Behrens, Kylee Dingwall, Kiatta Korkowski

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2018 Brandon Community Sportmen's Raffle

Once again the  Brandon Lions Club, Brandon Fire Auxiliary, and Brandon Fin & Feather Club are working together to bring you our


We've expanded our usual calendar gun raffle to include a wider variety of prizes for sportsmen including but not limited to fish houses, ice augers, pellet grills, cameras, etc.

We've also got 2 more prizes to give away on July 4th and Labor Day -- a Firebrand Fish House (6.5'x14') and a Bear Track Trailer!

That's 106 prizes throughout 2018.  Tickets are $40 each with only 2500 sold.

Drawing to be held December 27th, 2017 at the Brandon City Auditorium at 7:00pm.  Names will be returned to drum after each drawing.

Find more details on our 2018 Sportsmen's Raffle page, click on the raffle ticket images below, or call and leave a voice message with your name, phone number and question at 320.524.2279.

Tickets are available from any Brandon Lion, Fireman or Fin & Feather member or at a number of local businesses.

Thank you for your support!

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Summerfest fun for 2017

Brandon Summerfest is about a month away -- and the Brandon Lions have lots of fun for you to join in on:

We'll be driving our float in the parade and running a burger/hot dog stand at the end of the route.  After that you can swing by Lions Park and play BINGO.  Drop in and play as much as you want -- it's $1/game/card with 50% cash payout. At the end of bingo we'll be dedicating the new flag pole at Lions park courtesy of the Brandon Legion group.  Then if you are hungry again (which you will be ;)) join us for our FISH FRY!  Lots of yummy fish cooked by the Alex Viking Sportsmen -- $11/adults, $5/12&under.

We'll see you at Brandon 2017 Summer Fest Celebration!!

Officer Team for 2017-18

Last night our 2017-18 officer team was sworn in by PDG Dan Plowman (Carlos) at our July Potluck Banquet and meeting.  The new crew is as follows:

Officer Team for 2017-2018
President:  Mike Ranweiler
1st Vice President:  -vacant-
2nd Vice President:  -vacant-
3rd Vice President:  Lisa Hynes
Secretary: Harold Peterson
Treasurer: Steve Otto
Tail Twister: Tessa Dutcher
Lion Tamer:  John Lund
Board of Directors:  Jim Spencer (1), Tom Trisko (2), Al Guenther (3)
Immediate Past President:  Tessa Dutcher

Here's to a great year of service for our community -- Cheers!!

Monday, June 19, 2017

It's Parade Time!

The Brandon Lions were out yesterday representing our community in Kensington with our Brandon Lions and Community Club parade float. Mike and Mike did a wonderful job promoting our upcoming Brandon Mid-Summerfest Celebration coming up August 2-6, 2017.

Want to see our float in action?  Catch us in Urbank (6/25), Evansville (7/2), Millerville (7/22) and of course Brandon (8/5)!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Hockey tournament featured in LION magazine

The Brandon Lions Hockey Tournament was featured in the April 2017 issue of LION Magazine (a publication of Lions International). We were super excited to have our first ever tournament featured for all Lions to see!! Click on link below to check out the article in the digital edition of LION:
April 2017 issue of  LION