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News Bulletins relating to Lions Club Activities.

Lions support local chapter of Quilts of Valour

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 … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Parade changes a hit with participants and spectators

  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 … Continue reading

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The Lions’ Newest Member: Rene´Reynen

  Meet our newest member, Rene´ Reynen While boating the Rideau system for years, one of Lori and Rene´ Reynen’s favorite stops was Westport. After selling their company, which manufactured stethoscopes for the medical profession, Lori and Rene´ decided to … Continue reading

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30 Years of Westport Lions Cash Calendar

Westport Lions Roar By Jim Scala How many years exactly is hard to determine but based on the memory of our longest serving member Jim McGlade it is believed to be about 30 years. Each year we sellout 1000 calendars … Continue reading

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Sixteen Groups Share in $5,000 worth of Lions’ Donations

  Lions Heather Huth and Dorothy Maynard laid a wreath at the cenotaph in Westport. In Newboro, Lion David Blair laid a wreath in behalf of the Westport Lions. The Westport Lions Club held their semi-annual donation meeting on November … Continue reading

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Meet our newest member, Robert “Bucky” Merkley. Robert “Bucky” Merkley says he prefers to be called Bucky, “because there is another Robert Merkley in town and it is less confusing.” He laughs when he says he often gets calls to … Continue reading

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Lions’ 2018 Calendars Ready To Roll

Lions David Lowery and Wayne Bent are ready to hit the pavement selling 2018 cash calendars. At our last meeting of October, Jim Scala, chairperson of the calendar committee, passed out calendars to the membership to sell. As in the … Continue reading

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