Archive of ‘Lions News’ category

We Serve – 100 years and Counting! Fonthill Lions Proud Lions International Motto Makers

On June 7th, 2017 Lions Clubs around the world are celebrating the 100th anniversary of  Lions International. This is a special time for our members – for the past 100 years, Lions clubs have served their communities and touched the lives of millions of people. Lions Clubs International was built upon two words: “We Serve” […]

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Canada’s First Official Drone-Racing Track

Pelham is now home to the first permanent Model Aeronautics Association of Canada (MAAC) sanctioned FPV multirotor field in Canada. The drone-racing track is located at the Fonthill Lions’ Gordon L. Klager Park thanks to a partnership between the Fonthill Lions and the Niagara FPV Squad. FPV racing is an exciting new sport that combines […]

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Fonthill Lions Launch ‘Message in a Bottle’ Project

The Fonthill Lions Club officially launched our new community initiative ‘Message in a Bottle’ on Thursday March 16th at the Lookout Ridge Retirement Home. A large gathering of Lookout Ridge residents attended the program presentation made my Lions Ric Gretzinger, Jake Dilts, Al Crowe and Cathy Berkhout-Bosse. They demonstrated their support by volunteering to organize […]

Annual Lion-Kin Meeting – 25 Years of Community Partnership

For the past 25 years the Fonthill Lions and the Kinsmen Club of Fonthill & District have celebrated the annual tradition of holding a joint club meeting at the start of the year. This year it was our turn to host and we gathered together with our Kin friends on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at […]

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Fonthill Lions Half and Half Draw Winner

The annual Fonthill Lions Half and Half Draw was made on October 15th at the Fonthill Lions Hall and the lucky winner was Paul Comi of Port Colborne with ticket number 0589. Congratulations Paul!

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Fonthill Lion Honoured

At the A-2 District Friendship Convention held in St. Catharines on March 27 – 29, Fonthill Lion Fred Arbour received the Lions Club International President’s Certificate of Appreciation from the International Director, Robert Littlefield (left), Fred Arbour, District Governor Bill MacKenzie (right)

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District A-2 Effective Speaking Contest

The Lions District A-2 Effective Speaking Contest was held on March 8th at the Port Colborne Lions Hall.  First Place winners were (left to right):  Junior English – Ellika Greaves (St. Davids), Junior French – Olivia Cyr (Fenwick/Fonthill),  District A-2 Governor Lion Bill MacKenzie, Senior English – Sarah Piironen (Hagersville), Intermediate English – Charlotte Whitty […]

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Passing The Torch

Recently, Al Crowe was installed as a Fonthill Lion by Past Region Chair, Fred Arbour. Pictured (left to right) Lion Jerry Berkhout (sponsor), Lion Al Crowe, Lion Fred Arbour and Lion Brian Buchanan.

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Effective Speaking Awards

The District A-2 Effective Speaking contest was held on March 2nd at the Port Colborne Lions hall. The winners were Junior: Sofia Labricciosa – A. K. Wigg, Fonthill , Intermediate – Mikenzie Sandy – Hagerville Secondary, Hagersville, Senior: Dennis Scheile – E.L. Crossley, Fonthill. Pictured left to right front row: Mikenzie Sandy, Sofia Labricciosa, back […]

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New Lions

On Nov. 5th, Region 38 Chair, Lion John Harvey inducted two new members into the Fonthill Lions. Pictured left to right – Lion John Harvey, Fred Arbour – sponsor, Jake Dilts – sponsor, Mike Fairman – new member, Ric Gretsinger – new member, Doug Gaylor – Fonthill President

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