By Bob Reddick The Westport Lions Club focus has always been, and will continue to be, on the needs of Westport, Newboro and the surrounding area. However, our club is just a small cog in a big wheel of a worldwide organization. This past year, Lions International celebrated their centennial year by reaching an … More Lions Making a World of Difference
Westport Lions Roar By Bob Reddick Members of Gananoque, Elgin, Seeley’s Bay and Westport Lion Clubs stand and sing O’ Canada at a joint meeting held in Seeley’s Bay. Westport Lion Club president, Wayne Bent, secures our gavel after it went missing after Seeley’s Bay president, Al Stewart, paid a visit to Westport. Last Tuesday … More The Westport Lions Had A Busy Year In 2017
Westport Lions Roar By Lion Bob Reddick The passing of my 94-year-old father this past week has caused me to reflect on volunteerism. What does it mean to be a volunteer? The dictionary defines a volunteer, “as a person who freely offers to take part in a enterprise or undertakes a task.” The benefits of … More Passing of father causes reflection on volunteerism
Wayne Bent and Kevin Northcott present a cheque to Vicky Chadwick representing the Leeland Trefoil Guild. The Guild, based in Westport and surrounding areas, are a senior group that makes pillow cases for children with cancer, birthday boxes for food banks, dresses for women in Africa and will be doing toiletry satchels for Interval House … More Westport Lions donate to Leeland Trefoil Guild
Westport Lions Roar By Bob Reddick Vivian Walsh of Inverary won the January 1st $1000 calendar prize. The winning calendar number was sold by Lion Marty Hawkins Our first general meeting of 2018 started off by reading the many thank you cards and notes from people and organizations that we donated money to in … More Lions mobility vans: 276 requests, over 1,000 volunteer hours and 24,000 kms in 2017
Westport Lions members Bill Garland (L) and Heather Huth (R) present a cheque to Don Cooke from the Rideau Lakes Pickle Ball Club to help to resurface their court.
Lions Wayne Bent (L) and Jim Scala (R) present a cheque to Paul Millar, organizer of the Westport Schools’ Breakfast and Lunch Program. The Westport Lions Club gave out a combined total of 229 Christmas cakes in the last couple of weeks. Forty-six cakes were picked up at the clubhouse on December 2nd, and 183 … More Lions deliver with over 250 Christmas cakes
President Wayne Bent presents Lion Kevin Northcott with the President’s Award for Kevin’s outstanding contribution to Lionism over the years.
Westport Lions Roar By Bob Reddick and Donna Easter Nine of the 17 ladies who now make up the local chapter of Quilts of Valour The mission for the ladies that form the local chapter of the Quilts of Valour is to ensure that injured Canadian Forces members are recognized for their service and commitment … More Lions support local chapter of Quilts of Valour
Santa had a line-up of children waiting for him at St. Edward School after Saturday’s Lions Club parade. Our November 22nd meeting started on a sad note. Jim McGlade lead the Club in a minute of silence to pay our respects to past presidents Tony Dunleavy and Joe DeKroon who both passed away recently. … More Santa Claus Parade changes a hit with participants and spectators