2023 News

7th Annual Round Top Lion's Club Turkey Trot. Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2023. 8:00 a.m. Henkel Square, Round Top. Register online at

On April 17th members of the Lions Club placed Texas and American flags around Round Top's historic courthouse.

The Round Top Lions Club presents the BIG  CHECK to recipients of their annual Turkey Trot.  Pictured are Arts for Rural Texas, Camp  Shakespeare at Winedale, CASA Fayette County, Mini Horse Helpers, Round Top Carmine Education Foundation, Round Top Family Library and The Red Door Fund for Mental Health.
Round Top Lions Club is collecting prescription glasses, sunglasses, reading glasses and cases at the Round Top Family Library. These items will go to people who live in low and middle income countries who lack basic eye care services.

Round Top Lions Club is accepting any unexpired canned goods or non-perishable food items. All donations to to AMEN Food Pantry in La Grange. Drop off locations: Round Top Family Library, Winedale Historic Site, Round Top Coffee Shop, and Round Top Family Library. Donations may be made through April 14.

2019 Donations

$950 donated to "Round Top/Carmine Education Foundation"
$800 donated to "Round Top Family Library"
$500 donated to "Hope Rising"
$800 donated to "Mini Horse Helpers"
$800 donated to "Camp Shakespeare"

2018 Donations

Young thespians look on as the Round Top Lions Club donates $400 to Shakespeare at Winedale s summer camp. Pictured left to right , Susanne Ellis (VP RT Lions), Robin Grace Thompson, and Jim Doc Ayers (founder Shakespeare at Winedale)

The Round Top Lions Club presented ARTS with an $800 donation towards their Round Top/Carmine children's programs including ARTS After School, Fine Art Assemblies, and Summer Art Camps. Pictured left to right ARTS Program Administrator Michelle Crisler, Executive Director Jeanne Schilling, Round Top Lions VP Susanne Ellis, and President Pam Langford. Plus the children of ARTS.
The Round Top Lions Club presented Round Top Family Library with an $800 donation towards their Children's Art Program.
Front Row: Jeanette Schoenst, Loretta Hicks, Vicki LaRue, Suzanne Ellis, Barnell Albers
Back Row: Bruce Spaulding, Ed Ellis, Barbara Smith, Jeanie Hinkel, Deborah Kainer, Julie Wantland