PBPN Met With Topeka Sunflowers Lions Club

5.24.21 – Members of the PBPN Tribal Council met with Topeka Sunflowers Lions Club President Daniel Martinez. (From left) Tribal Council Member Raphael Wahwassuck, Tribal Council Member Tony Wahweotten, Chairman Joseph Rupnick, Topeka Sunflowers Lions Club President Daniel Martinez, Tribal Council Member William Evans, Tribal Council Treasurer Wade Pahmahmie. 


Topeka Sunflowers Lions Club President Daniel Martinez, a PBPN member, met with members of the PBPN Tribal Council today. Martinez briefed the council on Lions Club activities, including a future donation of $100 in books to the PBPN Head Start program. Topeka Sunflowers Lions Club has previously donated a bench to the tribe located at the Potawatomi Tribal Police department and hosted vision screenings for children in the PBPN community.

The Lions Club is a civic organization with over 1.5 million members worldwide. The organization focuses on providing vision screenings for children and providing glasses for those without insurance. The Topeka Sunflowers Lions Club also assists in sending children living with diabetes to a “diabetes camp” where they learn the skills and knowledge to manage this health condition.

Martinez, who has been a member of the organization for 6 years, is about to start his second one-year term as the chapter president and encourages anyone interested to visit or contact him directly at 785-491-8555 to learn more.