Super Heroes the Theme for 2020 Santa Claus Parade

President Wayne Bent (right) thanking Paul Herlehy (left) for his support of the Westport Lions Club. Westport Lions Roar By Lion Bob Reddick             There was so much interest created in last year’s Santa Claus parade that already people have been asking chief organizer, Lion Paul Thorp, what this year’s theme is. The 2020 parade … More Super Heroes the Theme for 2020 Santa Claus Parade

The Westport Lions Strike Up Support for Youth Bowling

Westport Lion Dave Blair presents a cheque to coach Dane Sonstenes for youth bowling. Westport Lions Roar  By Lion Bob Reddick             The Westport Lions Club is happy to financially support the youth bowling in Elgin and area. The money goes towards membership and tournament entry fees for National Youth Bowling Canada.             The Elgin … More The Westport Lions Strike Up Support for Youth Bowling

A Great Time of Year to Start Volunteering Your Skills

Thomas Bright volunteered to help the Westport Lions shovel snow from their clubhouse.   Westport Lions Roar By Lion Bob Reddick        Last week I received an impressive email from Thomas Bright offering to volunteer for the Westport Lions Club. Tom stated that he was a responsible and reliable 17 year old. He told me … More A Great Time of Year to Start Volunteering Your Skills

Westport Native Now Oversees Yukon Ambulance Service

Lion Jim McGlade thanks Air Ambulance/ Flight Nurse, Patricia McParland, for sharing her experiences in the Yukon. Westport Lions Roar By Lion Bob Reddick              Even though Patricia McParland has been away from Westport for more than 25 years, she still calls Westport home.             Patricia had to complete a … More Westport Native Now Oversees Yukon Ambulance Service

Nancy Grace Wins $1,000 from Lions’ 2020 Cash Calendar

Westport Lion Jim Scala presents Westport’s Nancy Grace with the $1,000 New Year’s Day prize in the club’s 2020 cash calendar draw.  She bought her calendar while picking up a Christmas cake at the club last month.  Lion fundraisers have been kind to Nancy as she split the $10,000 to prize in last year’s annual … More Nancy Grace Wins $1,000 from Lions’ 2020 Cash Calendar

Lions’ Newest Member Giving Back To Community

Westport Lions Club newest member, Wayne (Smokey) Sherwood.   Westport Lions Roar By Lion Bob Reddick             To paraphrase an old saying: you can take the boy out of the village but you cannot take the village out the boy, applies to Wayne (Smokey) Sherwood, our newest Westport Lions Club member. Wayne is a retired … More Lions’ Newest Member Giving Back To Community

Food Bank Volunteers Host Dinner, Lions Hand Out Over 220 Christmas Cakes

Judy Pattinson representing the Rideau Lakes Sewing Club receives a cheque from Lions Wayne Bent (left) and Marty Hawkins (right) for sewing supplies. Westport Lions Roar By Lion Bob Reddick   Most people would agree that it is better to give than receive. That is exactly the philosophy behind Lionism. Our motto is “We Serve” … More Food Bank Volunteers Host Dinner, Lions Hand Out Over 220 Christmas Cakes

Effort to upgrade Dick Ready Memorial Tree lights gets boost from Westport Lions

Westport Lions Wayne Bent, left, and Craig Jackson, right, hand a $500 donation to Robb Merkley to upgrade the Dick Ready Memorial Christmas Tree to commercial lighting. Tickets are also being sold on a $400 gift basket at The Cove.   The Dick Ready Memorial Christmas Tree has been a Westport tradition for over 30 … More Effort to upgrade Dick Ready Memorial Tree lights gets boost from Westport Lions