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Lions Of South Dakota
  District  5 SE
 David Pigors

41050 142nd St.
Groton, SD 57445
Cell: 605-395-7535
Res: 605-395-6535
lmpigors@abe.midco.net


 
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WELCOME To Lions District 5SE

We are located on the eastern side of South Dakota; part of the MD5 District. We currently have 41 Lions, and 1060 members in the District.

 
   Our District Governor for the Lions Year 2021-2022 is Lion David Pigors

As many of you know I farm; because of the drought farming has had a difficult year. The Lions' past year has also been a challenge because of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. With the dry condition last fall and this spring it was a challenge to get the seeds to germinate properly resulting in thin stands.

Then with the June heat and winds made spraying weeds less effective, which required repeated spraying. On Aug. 21, the area had a hail storm, damaging or destroying a very short crop of corn and soybeans.
 

The pandemic has resulted in canceling conventions for Lions International, multi-district and district and converting some of them to virtual events. It has also resulted in service projects and fundraisers to be postponed or canceled, resulting in loss income for many clubs.

Lions, like farmers, are optimistic. They see the glass half-full and not half-empty. My neighbors and myself will spend the fall salvaging a damaged crop and planning for next year with seeding winter wheat, rye and cover crops. We'll keep busy doing fall tillage and putting down fertilizer and ordering seeds for next spring.

Lions will have to opportunity to celebrate it past 100 years of service and plan for the future at the State Convention in Sioux Falls on Oct. 1-2. This will be the first opportunity meet together in person since the State convention in January 2020.

Hope to see you all there! 

District Governor David Pigors