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VISION TESTING IN SCHOOLS

Lions Club of District A-4, in partnership with Canadian Council for the Blind and Ottawa School Boards, have established vision testing for students from junior kindergarten to grade 8.  Lions volunteers from various clubs, conduct the elementary testing, which is then passed on to an optometrist who continues the process by performing and eye health …

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LIONS District A-4 Memorial Forest

Dedicating a tree in the Memorial Forest is a unique way to celebrate the life of a loved one and honour their memory. This program was first established in2015 in Breslau, Ontario but the original site has already run out of space.  The new location is located at 9478 Russell Road in Navan Ontario. Individual …

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Lions Recycling of Eye Glasses

Lions International has always been involved in this project of collecting old eye glasses, cleaning them,  grading them and then circulating them in the developing world. Gloucester Lions has contacts with several Optical stores in Ottawa and we make collections on a regular basis.  These glasses are then given to Kemptville Lions who do the …

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Lions Friendship Arch and Lions Benches

The Lions Friendship Arch began as a symbol of the friendship between the Lions of the United States and the Lions of Canada.  It is now used to symbolize the friendship of Lions in the communities in which they live and serve. The Gloucester Lions Friendship Arch is located outside the Gloucester Seniors Centre at …

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Cycle for Sight

Cycle for Sight a fundraiser for the Foundation Fighting Blindness. From the beginning, the route has changed four times, but the Gloucester Lions has been involved with providing the nourishment for all stops and in coordinating assistance from any Lions Club through which the route travels. This event has raised from $50,000 a year to $90,000 …

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Food Aid Day 2017

This is a fundraiser for the Ottawa Food Bank now held on the grounds of City Hall in downtown Ottawa during the Mayors Rural Expo.  The Gloucester Lions have been involved from the beginning by assisting with the many tasks required to put on a huge BBQ.  The proceeds from this event go to purchasing …

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2017 Goalball Provincial Championships

Goalball is a sport that was created in 1946 as a means to rehabilitate blinded World War II veterans. It has now become a Paralympic Sport for blind and visually impaired athletes. The Gloucester Lions have assisted with funding for two local athletes who participated in 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, in 1996 Paralympic Games …

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The Basketeers 2017

Spring Drop-Off The Basketeers is an organization that assists women and children transitioning from emergency shelters with household items to start their new lives. the basic necessities for setting up their first apartment.  Twice a year, the Gloucester Lions presents a total of six baskets.

Gloucester Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale 2016

Come see us at our new location  4590 Bank Street at Peter Knippel Garden Centre or visit our tree lots at 3798 Bank Street at Capital Golf Course 1875-1877 Innes Road between Apple Saddlery and Wholesale Outlet 100% of the Proceeds Donated to Charity      Open December 1st, 2016

Gloucester Lions Join Ottawa Basketeers 2016 Fall Drop Off

Twice yearly baskets are collected by the Ottawa Area Basketeers and are provided to Mothers and children who have to start a new life.  The baskets help with the setting up a new safe residence. Lions Iva Cook and Doug Forbes purchased the basket items, made up the baskets and delivered them on behalf of …

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