Parkers Prairie Lions
The Parkers Prairie Lions Club has been a service organization in Parkers
Prairie since 1963. Their main purpose in the community is to serve others.
Since being chartered in 1963, the Lions have supported local, national, and
international projects. The main fund raiser every year is the Smelt Fry
followed by a Fall Festival Parade,
Classic Vehicle Show, raffle and Food Booth, winter snowmobile fund
raiser for youth projects, and more recently a four-wheeler fund raiser for
Locally, Parkers Prairie Lions donate toward school projects, the community’s
youth programs, and those in need of medical assistance. Sight and hearing
service projects and fund raisers are high on the Lions’ agenda every year.
Over the years the Lions have
contributed to the building of Lake
Adley Park, helped fund the football
field lights, as well as lead the push
for the building of the Prairie Event Center.
Lions have sponsored the Athlete of the Year award, built several park shelters, and
restored the Case Steamer for the
City Park display.
The Lions are sponsors of the Boy and Girl Scout troops in the community. When
the City built a new City Hall following the 1995 gas explosion, the Lions,
through an L.C.I.F. Grant, contributed $75,000.00 to the building of the new City
Also, the Lions have contributed and
continue to contribute to the
with a combined total of
$66,504.69 of their own assets as well
as held several Lions events to promote
The Parkers Prairie Lions club is the
largest local organization to donate to
such a great venue.
The Lions motto is “We Serve.”
If you are interested in becoming a
member please contact any Lions member
President: Steven Dobratz at (218)
Membership Director: Bruce Stone at (218) 583-2390