[category special events,latest news Lions’ Club Annual Santa Claus Parade in Westport By Lucille Bresee Mother Nature provided an absolutely beautiful day on November 26, 2011 for our annual Santa Claus Parade, sponsored by the Westport Lions Club. If you were riding on a float, passing out treats for the children or just a spectator … More Lions Christmas Parade By Lucille Bresee
Lion Pat McGinnis, with the help of the Lions Mobility van and his elves, will distribute Christmas Cakes with a friendly visit by Club members. This is another highlight of the year for seniors in the area.
Occassionally funds are donated by the Westport Lions to the Food Bank. The Lions club also sometimes helps with food drives, including having a food collection float during the Santa Claus Parade. Each year the Lions Club also holds a Christmas dinner for the patrons of the Food Bank.
(by Lucille Bresee for the Review-Mirror)… The Westport Lions are hosting the annual Santa Claus Parade on November 26th with the theme “The Night Before Christmas”. Line-up time at St. Edward’s School is 1 pm with the parade getting underway at 2 pm. The committee (Lion Dwayne Smith, Chairman) would appreciate entries depicting the theme, … More Lions Club Santa Claus Parade – Nov 26th
(by Lucille Bresee for the Review-Mirror)…. Club members regret receiving the resignation of new president Kevin Northcott who had to give up this position due to health reasons. His office will be filled by Lion Jim McGlade.
From the Review Mirror…. Local Lions clubs in Westport and Elgin have been helping to identify potential vision problems of children with vision screening clinics at Rideau Family Schools. “Some of the problems identified by an optometrist can be corrected if found in time. If it wasn’t found until later in life, it wouldn’t be … More Nov 10th – Lions Club Vision Screening
Each year, near the end of November, beginning of December at 2 o’clock in the afternoon is the Lions Club Santa Claus Parade. Organizations and Businesses in the Westport area provide floats which do a tour of the Village to the applause of onlookers. Included in the parade is Old Saint Nick himself with his … More Santa Claus Parade
One weekend each fall, the Westport Lions have a White Cane Day to do fundraising for the CNIB centre at Lake Joseph in the Muskokas. They have donation collection centres at the Village Esso, Village Green, the Beer Store, and Kudrinkos.