Friday, September 6, 2019

Flaming Fall Foliage Fund Raiser

As a fund-raiser, the club helps support the Flaming Fall Foliage Relay Race, which runs 168 miles from Idaho Springs to Buena Vista.

Set up is at 3:30 am in Idaho Springs, so we can be ready when the first teams of runners arrive at 4:00 am.:

PDG Jack checks the teams in:

Lion Carolyn hands out the T-Shirts:

A bit later, Lion Jeff mans the first relay station, where runners hand off to team-mates:

Yet further down the road, Lions Laura and Sandy man another exchange point:

Runner teams await the arrival of their runner at the exchange location:

Lion Sandy can attest that the work is quite hard:

At least there is spectacular scenery and the company of wildlife at the exchange points:

At another exchange yet further up the road, Lions Mary and Barb help out:

Thursday, August 15, 2019


The Lions held their annual Picnic and Installation of Officers for the coming year.

District Governor Holly Rutherford-Allen installs Don and Carla Allen while PDG Jack Russalesi looks on.

President Mike Morris, Secretary Carolyn Kennedy, Treasurer Jeff Norton, and Membership Chair Jack Russalesi:

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Flying Flags on the Fourth of July

The Idaho Springs Lions Club has a program for the city. We hang flags in front of stores on the main streets of town for each holiday during the year. The stores along the street contribute, to have a flag flown in front of their store. This way, it becomes a fund-raising venture for the club, funding a scholarship at the local high school.

Miner street, the main street in the historic district, with flags up and down on both sides.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Cooking for the Lions Camp

Members of the club volunteered to help cook for the Lions Club camp. On Fathers Day!

Lion President Mary and Lion Barb, cooking away.

Lion Barb with camp staff.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Scholarship 2018

Every year our Lions Club offers a scholarship to a graduating senior at our local high school. Scholarships are competitive, with multiple students applying.

Lion President Mary and Lion Treasurer Jeff present the award.

The recipient was Grace Werlin, Clear Creek High School class of 2018.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

State Convention 2018

Idaho Springs Lions attended the Lions State Convention in Breckenridge, CO on May 18-19.

Lion Barb, Lion President Mary, and PDG Bill.

The club donated several collections of pins to be sold in support of the Kid Sight programs throughout the state.

Friday, April 27, 2018


The Lions Club extended its KidSight screening into the Spring. This year we screened over 200 pre-school children.

Here PDG Jack handles the camera: