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Help to care for and empower children and carry out Helen Keller's plea to Lions, "serve as kights for the blind" See Lions Club Leader Dog Angel's "letter from new owner".


Thank You (recent) Sponors: Smokin'Oak Pizza - Boys & Girls Club Story County-

Happy Joe's has been the Anchor (Charter) Sponsor from the beginning! Thank you Joe and Kristle.


Thank You Scott County Farm Bureau for being the FIRST Sponsor for the 2017 Pizz-A-Thon!

New 2016 Sponsor: Prints Copy Center, Ames, IA and Scott County Farm Bureau

Story County Community Foundation Youth Philanthropy (provided a grant in 2015, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture (provided a grant in 2014)!

  • Cyclone Awards & Engraving INC. supplies awards
  • Global Reach (First Anchor, Corporate, Signature Web Manager)

who will be providing ‘Anchor’ sponsorship (website management), makes it possible for the program to be launched into the future as a 'model educational initiative’ for the benefit of helping develop kids mentally and physically.

  • Happy Joes, (Charter Sponsor) Important from the beginning!
  • Rock Island County, IL. Farm Bureau (Charter Sponsors) Important from the beginning!
  • Linn County Farm Bureau, IA. (Charter Sponsor) Important from the beginning!

The Charter sponsors have been responsible for providing 12 years of support - making the Pizz-A-Thon what it is today.

  • Reiman Gardens (Providing member coupons to donors)
  • Boys & Girls Club of Story County (A major partner with Ames Breakfast Lions Club)                                                                                             
  • Country Plastics, Ames (First Business)

is the first business sponsor since establishing the Pizz-A-thon Partnership adopted by the Ames Breakfast Lions Club. For 15 years they have molded the Plexiglas plant/root observation boxes used in the demo, allowing kids to discover the value of protecting soil from erosion.

  • Soil Conservation Districts of Iowa  “An association link to the 100 Soil Conservation Districts in Iowa.”                                               
  • Story County Soil and Water Conservation District is the first (soil conservation district as a Silver Level Sponsor)                              
  • *Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture $750 grant in 2014                           
  • Linn County Cattleman, Corn and Soybean Associations, partnered with
  • **Linn County Soil and Water Conservation District 


  • Prairie Rose Winery is furnishing $100 gift certificate to a winner of the “hidden I” Ad in the Dec.-Jan. Issue of the “Our Iowa” magazine. The winery’s outdoor baking facility might offer an opportunity to try a Pizz-A-Thon where kids bake their teams’ created pizza outdoors.             
  • Greater Iowa Credit Union and Tax Pro (First Financial) are the first two financial businesses to become contributors.












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