Category Archive: Front Page

Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides

Over the past seven years Walk for Dog Guides has raised over $100 000 in the Ottawa area in support of Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides. Across Canada over $1.4 million as of October 1st, 2017.

Gloucester Lions Welcome New Members

Welcome to Glen & Barb Priestly and Raj & Shaila Singh.     

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.

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