The Round Top Lions Club held their first of the month meeting at Poppi Burger. Topics of discussion included recipients of the Turkey Trot funds and a $2,000 scholarship to Round Top-Carmine High School's Brian Hicks to further his knowledge in welding at a trade school.
The Round Top Lions Club put the American and Texas flags around the Round Top Courthouse in honor of Texas Independence Day. Pictured are David Smith, Gary Pior, Jerry Henkel, Susan Weyand, and Ed Ellis.
The Round Top Lions club and the Round Top Family Library's Junior Master Gardeners teamed up for a February food drive. 
At their January 9th meeting, Lion 2-S5 District Governor Jane Istre and Lion Zone 2B Chairman Dale Throckmorton visited the Round Top Lions Club. Lions Barnell Albers, Dale Throckmorton, Jane Istre, Tricia Blakistone, Gary Pior, Pam Langford, Lenny Dalton, Ed Ellis, and David Smith were in attendance. 


The 7th annual Round Top Lion's Club Turkey Trot was a great success! 273 people walked, ran, or cheered on the participants. The even raised over $11,000 and those proceeds will be donated to various non-profits in Fayette County, all of which benefit the youth of the Round Top community. 
On Veterans Day Round Top Lions Club members placed flags around the Round Top Courthouse Square.

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.


$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"


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