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1997-2017 Celebrating 40yrs 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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COMING UP:
November 10 @ 9am-1pm
FREE MONTHLY MASSAGE CLINIC @ BELWOOD HALL - sponsored in part by BELWOOD LIONS.... See Flyer below
 
 
 
AVAILABLE NOW:
OUR THIRD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS "YOUR CHOICE" DRAW. SEE FLYER BELOW. MAXIMUM 750 TICKETS SOLD. FOUR GREAT CHANCES TO WIN $100-$300 IN GIFT CARDS. AVAILABLE NOW FROM:
BELWOOD COUNTRY MARKET: 519-843-9992
OR LION GORD HUFNAGEL: 519-787-2383
 
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WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO RECENTLY?
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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.
Thank you to all sponsors and participants - Winners are listed below, and photos posted on Pike Derby page (link on the left hand menu - click on this link for a video of 2017 Pike Derby (credit: YAKMAN) http://youtu.be/PgLQmlpPUCo
also scroll right down to the bottom of the page for a link to a great video from 2016 Pike Derby

Adult Category

1st place is Al Spies, Elora - 30 1/4 inches - $2000 cash

2nd place is Brian DeKeyser, Guelph – 29 3/4 inches - Pedal Kayak, valued at $2500

3rd place is Rick Motz, West Montrose – 28 3/4 inches - Fish Charter

4th Prize is Boyd Bonneville, Brantford -  28 inches - Fish Finder

Early bird winner  is  Mario Cristiano,  Brampton - Fish Charter

Youth Category

1st place winner – Abby Billings, Guelph - 25 1/2 inches - Fishing Tackle kit

2nd place winner – Nathaniel Aguiar, Cambridge – 25 inches - Fishing Tackle Kit

3rd place winner – Tristan Wilson,  Fergus – 24 1/2 inches - Fishing Rod

Raffle Winners:

Lower Twin Lakes Fishing Week      Rob Wilson, Fergus

Stihl Chain Saw                                 Brian Dekeyser Guelph

Stilh Lithium Weed Snipper               Winner to be confirmed - if it's you, please let us know

Napeoleon Charcoal BBQ                 Gary Vaughan  Walkerton

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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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BELWOOD ICE RINK
Belwood Lions Ice Skating rink gets erected for the 2016 season. Enlarged this year to 65x75ft with a plastic sheet base to reduce melting....All we need now is cold weather, ice and skaters...bring on winter :). Thanks to all the Lions helping to make the boards, posts and do the building.
Belwood Lions Ice Skating rink gets erected for the 2016 season. Enlarged this year to 65x75ft with a plastic sheet base to reduce melting....All we need now is cold weather, ice and skaters...bring on winter smile emoticon:). Thanks to all the Lions helping to make the boards, posts and do the building.
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Belwood Lions Halloween Night -
Members of Belwood Lions gather at Belwood Park pavillion to shell out candy to neighbourhood ghouls, ghosties, princesses and superkids. Members dressed up also to join in the fun.
 
 
 
 
 
Click on link below for an excellent video of Belwood Lions 2016 Pike Derby from
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IN THE MEDIA:
Listen to Grand 101 FM Radio to keep up to date with our events and hear interviews with our members.

 Recent Injury or Family/FriendsVisiting ?

We have the following equipment available to our community for short term loan to help you remain mobile:
• Walker (standard frame, fold-up type walker)
• Wheelchair (this is a high-tech chair that can be setup a different reclining angles and has an inflatable seat to help prevent sores for those who spend a long time in a chair. It does not fold down for transportation)

• contact us at the number above for more details or to check availability

 

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