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Fort Erie Lions Club 90th Anniversary Display at Fort Erie Public Library

The Fort Erie Public Library is highlighting the 90th Anniversary of the Club's work in the community with a display of memorabilia at the Library.

Be sure to stop by and take a look next time you are in Fort Erie.  #LionsPride #WeServe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Port Dover Lions donate $30,000 from Kia car draw to NGH

 
 

All members of Port Dover Lions Club attending the September 19 meeting took part in the $30,000 cheque presentation to NGH Foundation. In the forefront holding the big cheque are (left to right) draw chair Alan Strang (black shirt), President Joe Green, Kelly Fulsom, NGH Foundation member Jennifer White and Lion Past President John Hall.

ALL the profit from Port Dover Lions Club’s Kia car draw that was awarded at the end of June was earmarked for Norfolk General Hospital Foundation’s Build a Better Hospital campaign.

 

Read full article as Posted: September 28, 2017 PortDoverMapleLeaf.com https://www.portdovermapleleaf.com/port-dover-lions-donate-30000-kia-car-draw-ngh/

 


On Friday, September 8th the Jarvis Lions participated in "The Great Haldimand Trike Race" in Cayuga. We had a lot of fun and would like to thank Haldimand Motors for putting on this event every year and giving back to our communities in a huge way. See you there next year!!!


Check it out! Fonthill Lion & Chair of A-2 District (Region 38) Lion Fred Arbour gets up close with the camera for his interview on CogecoTV Niagara.

Congratulations to the Fonthill Lions Club on the incredible success of your inaugural #SLIDERFEST Who knew how crazy people could get about Sliders!!


At our Dinner Meeting on April 5, 2017 the Fabulous Fenwick Lions inducted two new members into the Club. Lion John Haak, a member of our Twin Club in Evans New York & who is also 20N District Governor (New York & Bermuda) inducted the two new members.

The two new members are our 11th & 12th new members in 2016-2017 Lions year.

Photo L>R: DG 20N Lion John Haak, New Lion Mike Oshust & Sponsor Lion Bert Marissen, Lion President Jeff Pickup, new Lion Fred Sidler & sponsor Lion Bill Farion.


Lynn Vally Lions from Simcoe Ontario have increased its membership 44% in the last 9 months. An un-heard of instance took place where a new Lion to be who was inducted was also the sponsor fo two new Lions that were inducted in the same ceremony!

Seen in the photos are PDG Governor Lion Jim Boughner having inducted four new members: Kathy Lamouroux, Steve and Linda Hart and Doug McEntee. Prior to the induction in June of 2016 are Lions Ian Page and Susan Bramlet. Hats off to our little Club for this huge increase. ~ Lion Greg D'Hulster, Secretary/PRC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Fabulous Fenwick Lions inducted our 8th new Lion of the 2016-2017 Lions year at our Dinner Meeting on January 18, 2017. PDG Lion Al Beamer & 1st Vice District Governor Lion Jim Lomas did the induction.

Photo: New Lion Larry Robertson & sponsor Lion Jack Junkin


The Fabulous Fenwick Lions made their annual donation of $1,000 to Pelham Cares at our Dinner Meeting on January 18, 2017. Pelham Cares is our local Food Bank as well as providing Youth Services & Medical Drivers. The Fabulous Fenwick Lions also assist in their annual Food Drive on the first Saturday in December.

Photo-Left to Right: Lori Grande, Lion Chief Jeff Pickup, Collen McCarthy


On February 2, 2017 four members of the Fabulous Fenwick Lions attended the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dog School in Oakville to see our 14th Canine Vision Dog sponsored named “Odin” graduate. Odin has been partnered with Michelle Woolfrey, a young lady that lost her sight at 16 years of age. Odin is replacing her previous Canine Vision dog “Thompson” who is being retired. Michelle is currently attending Ryerson & hopes to become a lawyer. We hope Odin can assist her in achieving her goal.

The Fabulous Fenwick Lions have also sponsored four Special Needs dogs as well. These 18 Guide Dogs have been sponsored from proceeds from our past Harley raffles & last year’s Wheels & Waves Boat raffle. Thanks to all Lions that have purchased tickets in these raffles. This year the Club is raffling a 1970 Chevelle Malibu appraised at $36,000 with proceeds going toward sponsoring our 19th Dog Guide. Tickets are $10 each & are available from any Fenwick Lion or online on our website Fabulousfenwicklions.org.

Photo-Left to Right: Lion Bill Malaschenko, Lion Chief Jeff Pickup, Michelle Woolfrey & Odin, Lion Steve Schilstra & Lion Larry Robertson

 


At the Fabulous Fenwick Lions December 7, 2016 Dinner Meeting Lion Ken Suthons presented a $1.000 cheque to Lions Eye Care Niagara.  This donation was to go toward Lions Eye Care Niagara’s commitment to the OneFoundation for Niagara Health Services of raising $200,000 over the next five years to pay for the new Ophthalmology Microscope now in use at the Welland Hospital Site.  Accepting from Lion Ken is Lion Glenn Connell of Lions Eye Care Niagara & Mary Sergenese of  OneFoundation for Niagara Health Services.

 


The Fonthill Lions Club was honoured to present Sharon Crowe and her daughter Alanna with a cheque in the amount of $1,560.00 to help support the ongoing costs associated with their daughter/sister, Faith Flagg’s medical care. The donation included the proceeds from BBQ Fundraiser we hosted at E. L. Crossley Secondary School in December as well as contributions from our Fonthill Lioness. As Sharon expressed her thanks for the donation she commented, "I can't tell you how much this means to us, even after more than a year has gone by - our struggle continues on a daily basis." On April 3, 2015, at the age of 18, Faith Flagg suffered a serious brain injury, when she was struck by a hit and run driver while walking with friends along Canboro Rd. between Church Hill and Haist St. in Fonthill.


Fonthill Lions Welcome Two New Members

The Fonthill Lions Club kicked off the New Year by we welcoming 2 new members: Lion Gerry Glaves and Lion Cathy Berkhout-Bosse; Region Chair Lion Zoltan Dohar was on hand to induct the new members.  Gerry Glaves is the Funeral Director at Pleasantview Funeral Home & Cemetery and has joined our Club to become more involved in our local community. Cathy Berkhout-Bosse, Real Estate Broker at Remax Welland Realty Ltd. is the second female lion to join our club.  She was sponsored in by her father, Gerry Berkhout who celebrates his 50th year as a Lion this year. The Father-Daughter Lion team is a first for the Fonthill Club but a new growing trend among Lions International. Pictured L-R Sponsor Lion Doug Gaylor, sponsor of New Lion Gerry Glaves, Lion Zolton Dohar, New Lion Cathy Berkhout-Bosse with her Sponsor Lion Gerry Berkhout, and our Club President, Lion Robert Yungblut.


Fabulous Fenwick Lion President Jeff Pickup presents a cheque for $7,500 to Emilia Froom from the Lions Foundation of Canada Guide Dogs.

Future Guide Dog Morris who Emilia fostered looks on. The donation was made from the proceeds of our Wheels & Waves boat raffle this fall.

$6000.00 is to sponsor a Canine Vision Dog & $1,500 is toward our 38E Zone Chair Lion Holly Cavanaugh’s project of raising $12,000 for an Autism Assistance Guide Dog.

In the past 13 years the Fabulous Fenwick Lions have sponsored 13 Canine Vision Guide Dogs at $6,000 each & 4 Special Needs Guide Dogs at $10,000 each.

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