Because of Covid-19 committees and chairpersons are in a state of flux. Listed below are the present committees and their chairpersons for the 2020-21 Lion year. Any vacant spots will be filled at a later date. If you wish to contact a chairperson, you can phone 613-273-5789 and leave a message, or email the … More Our Committees and Chairperson for 2020-21
(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.
At each year’s Halloween festivities, Lions Don Baker and Dwyane Smith, with Bob Thompson’s decorated trailer supplies treats for the children in costume. They will greet the children as they go through the Village for Trick or Treating. This new idea has gone over well the past few years and seems to be more popular than the original party at … More Halloween Night – Trick or Treat for the Kids
By Lucille Brezee for the Review Mirror. As they count down to the date for their 65th Charter Night Celebration, the Westport Lions Club continues to carry out their commitment to serve the needs of this community and manage to visit other clubs for their special times as well. On Oct 1st, several members joined … More Westport Lions News – Oct 20, 2011
From the Review-Mirror, October 13th, 2011. The Westport Lions Club has initiated a fundraising project which will turn unwanted scrap metal into dollars for the Lions projects in the community. The club has acquired a bin for the collection which was installed at 9160 Cty Rd 42 last Friday. “It’s a trial. We thought we … More Lions using bins of steel to raise funds
By Lucille Brezee for the Review-Mirror. Members of the Westport Lions Club met at their club house at Sand Lake Beach for their Sept 14th meeting with 16 members and 1 guest, John Geils, present. Club president, Kevin Northcott was in the chair and the club was pleased to receive a letter of appreciation from … More Westport Lions News – Sept 29th, 2011