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1997-2018 Celebrating 41yrs of service to our community

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Always looking for members who want to be of service to their community. !

Always looking for community volunteers to help with our events

Please check back often to see new changes and additions

 

UPCOMING EVENTS....

Bottle Drive !

Every 2nd Saturday !
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Belwood Hall
Bring out your beer bottles and cans, wine and liquor bottles.
We will return them and put the funds to community betterment.
 
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Belwood Lions Christmas Craft Sale & Bazaar - OCT 20th
Our annual 'one-of-a-kind craft sale with local craftspeople. Just for you to find that special pre-chritmas gift for yourself or your friend, or just come and browse.
9am-2pm at Belwood Hall.
 
Note we still have a few vendors tables available for rent. Please contact us at belwoodcraftshow@gmail.com if interested
 
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WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO RECENTLY?
 
Belwood Lions, in cooperation with the Township of Centre Wellington and Wellington County installed 12 flowerboxes on the bridge on County Rd #26, and the pedestrian bridge in Belwood Village as part of Belwood Lions community beautification. The flowerboxes provide a lovely splash of colour around the village and welcome visitors and cottagers alike.
 
Members of Belwood Lions and Diabetes Canada volunteers spent part of My 24 weekend at Belwood Village "Toll Booth" for Diabetes Canada. Passing motorists were very generous in their donations. Money raised goes to Diabetes Canada activities.
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Pike Derby May 26-27 2018 is OVER.
 
Check out details at www.pikederby.org
 

Pike Derby is all done for another year. Thanks all who came out,and to all the generous organizations that sponsored us. It was another terrific weekend of fishing and fun, and alot of money was raised for the community. Winners, pictures and videos at at www.pikederby.org

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Joel Pegg, MNRF Officer accepts a cheque donation from Belwood & District Lions Club Past President Julian Vines toward the MNRF YOUTH OUTDOOR DAY program. Every September youth aged from 9-18 yrs register to attend a day of outdoor educational events, demonstrations and activities at Luther Marsh Conservation Area.
 
Members and friends of Belwood and District Lions Club met on May 5th to help clean up the environment as part of Wellington countys Adopt-a-road program. Belwood lions take care of county road 26 between roads 18 & 19 and county rd 19 between 8th line and 6th line. Together 34 contractor size  garbage bags (about 68 regular size bags) were collected. Thanks to the county for allowing free drop off at the dump and to The Clorax Canada Company for donating the garbage bags.:
 
Jackie Andews of Centre Wellington Food Bank receives a donation from Sam Stewart of Belwood & District Lions Club to support their work within the community.
 
 
Our Effective Speaking winners go on to do great in the A-15 District Effective Speaking Competition:
 
 
Belwood Lions hosted our annual Effective Speaking competition on Monday 26Feb for local elementary schools. Eighteen competitors battled it out in the categories of Intermediate English, French, Impromptu,and Junior English, French.Winners go on to compete in the Lions District competition in April. A packed hall of parents/ grandparents/ siblings/ family and friends cheered them on. Refreshments provided by the Lions.
 
 
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Saturday Feb24th Belwood Lions had our annual spaghetti supper and entertainment. A full house was treated to our special supper, with dessert and refreshments, and later entertained by Mentalist Buzz Collins. An excellent evening of good food, good fun and good friendship
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Belwood Lions Family Day - Family Fun Day 19 Feb 2018. Belwood Lions hosted a Family Day family fun day on Monday 19th Feb at Belwood Lions Ice RInk in Belwood. Despite the forecast of rain and overcast skys we had a good turnout and lots of fun on the rink. Families and kids alike enjoyed hockey shoot outs, curling, ice shuffleboard and plunger toss. Together with hot dogs, brownies, rice krispie squares, hot chocolate and coffee - a fun day was definately had by all.
 
 
Craft Sale - 21 October
20 vendors both local and from afar bring their one-of-a-kind crafts to Belwood in time for Christmas. Lots of hand made special crafts to choose from:
 
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BELWOOD CELEBRATES CANADA 150 - Thank you to all that participated and came out to our celebration. What a great day, well attended, lots of activities. A couple of rain storms could not stop the enthusiasm as Belwood Lions and community hosted a day of celebration. See link at left of page to Belwood Celebrates 150 webpage
 
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Belwood Lions 37th Annual PIKE DERBY held May 27-28 2017. Check our webpage link on the left for details of this years Pike Derby coming in May 26-27 2018
also scroll right down to the bottom of the page for a link to great videos from previous Pike Derby's

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Lions for Groves Chairperson Denis Vinette, along with Belwood Lions President Julian Vines present a cheque to Groves Hospital Foundation Communications Officer Sarah Sheenen as part of Belwood Lions' pledge to the Foundation. Lions for Groves is the formation of eight local Lions clubs Arthur, Belwood, Fergus, Elora, Grand Valley, Hillsburgh, Marsville, Rockwood with a goal to raise $200,000 for Groves Diabetes Education Centre.
Lions for Groves Chairperson Denis Vinette, along with Belwood Lions President Julian Vines present a cheque to Groves Hospital Foundation Communications Officer Sarah Sheenen as part of Belwood Lions' pledge to the Foundation. Lions for Groves is the formation of eight local Lions clubs Arthur, Belwood, Fergus, Elora, Grand Valley, Hillsburgh, Marsville, Rockwood with a goal to raise $200,000 for Groves Diabetes Education Centre.
 
You can also view a video of this presentation at the link below (Video Credit: 'YAKMAN'):
 
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MANY HANDS DON'T ALWAYS MAKE "LIGHT WORK" MEMBERS OF BELWOODS LIONS WORK THROUGH SPRING THAW TO GIVE THE DOCK AT BELWOOD HALL A FRESH LOOK - REPLACING THREE SECTIONS AND BUILDING A NEW RAMP.
 
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DONATION TO CENTRE WELLINGTON FOOD BANK
 
Pictured below is Belwood Lions President Julian Vines presenting a cheque to Fred Aleksandrowicz, Manager of Centre Wellington Food Bank. The Food Bank provides a vital service within our community, offering a host of services and councelling in addition to assisting putting food on the tables of their clients.
 
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DONATION TO PLAYGROUND FUND
Pictured below is Belwood Lions President Julian Vines presenting a cheque to Melissa Mulligan, Parent representative of John Black Public School Playground Fundraising Committee. Their objective is to raise funds to purchase and install Junior and Intermediate Playground structures at the school for the benefit of the students. They are half way to their $50,000 target, and planning installation of the first structure this spring.
 
 
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EFFECTIVE SPEAKING COMPETITION

Belwood & District Lions Club hosted their annual Effective Speaking competition for area elementary school students on Tuesday evening, February 28 at Belwood Hall.  Students from 4 Fergus area schools, namely John Black Public School, Victoria Terrace P.S., J.D. Hogarth P.S. and East Garafraxa P.S..  15 students went head to head in 4 classes, Junior English & Junior French (Gr. 4-6) and Intermediate Eng. & French (Gr., 7&8).    This event has been ongoing for more than 30 years.

The fantastic evening of great speech presentations was capped off with the trophy and cash awards.  The sky was the limit when it came to interesting subject matter.

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Check out these links of our Spaghetti Western show (Part One!)..
 
 
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FARM DIE CAST TOY SALE
 Sat Dec 3rd saw Belwood Lions host our 2nd Annual Farm Die Cast Toy Show and Sale. This year saw an excellent turnout of vendors and public to a great show. With draw prizes and a great food booth all morning and afternoon. We're already booking for next year @ Sat 2nd Dec.
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CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
Fri Dec 2 saw the 2nd Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting in Belwood Village. The community joined Belwood Lions in Maple park watch the tree lighting and enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, candy canes and neighbourly friendship. Thanks to the Lions and local business for stringing up the lights again this year.
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Click on link below for a excellent videos of Belwood Lions Pike Derby from
YAK MAN:
2017 Pike Derby (credit: YAKMAN) http://youtu.be/PgLQmlpPUCo
2016 Pike Derby (credit: YAKMAN) http://youtu.be/r3DqYUoSRvQ
 
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 Recent Injury or Family/FriendsVisiting ?

We have the following equipment available to our community for short term loan to help you remain mobile:
1 - Toilet cover with handles - 18.5 inch seating width.
1 - Bench used in a shower
1 - Walker - 17.5 inches seating area width.
1 - Walker - 18.5 inches seating area width. (with leather belt back)
1 - Standard wheel chair
1 - "Hi tech" wheelchair - suitable for a patient with dementia or requiring long bouts of seating
      Allows extended stay in the chair. Inflatable multipoint support seat and 60 tilt to allow
      a patient to sleep comfortably. (Does not fold down for transportation
      Both wheelchairs in excellent condition
 
contact us at the number above for more details or to check availability

 

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