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Over the years the Gananoque Lions Club has had many Projects, Fundraisers and Events

 


GANANOQUE LIONS CLUB CENTENNIAL PARK

THIS PROJECT WAS INITIATED BY THE GANANOQUE LIONS CLUB SPECIAL PROJECTS
FOR LIONS INTERNATIONAL CENTENNIAL.

THIS IS A MOCK-UP OF THE SITE LOCATED ON KING STREET EAST IN GANANOQUE
Construction will begin in early spring 2017



 

FUNDRAISERS

THE 1000 ISLANDS LIONS CRUISE-IN

This annual event is scheduled on the first Saturday in June.  This year The Cruise -In will take place on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at the Town Park starting at 9:00 am. rain or shine.  There are over 26 Classes with trophies, door prizes and dash plaques.  Some of North America's finest automobiles will be parading their "Stuff".

1000 Islands Family Ribfest
The 2016 Ribfest will be taking place June 30th, to July 3rd, 2017.  This is by far the biggest fundraiser we have.  The Gananoque Lions Club joins The Rotary Club in this very energetic fun filled event.  Visitors from all over come for this annual event and enjoy music, entertainment for children, vendors and of course world famous ribs . "We will be Ribbin' & Rockin' at the 1000 Islands Family Ribfest.

BINGO: Twice a month The Gananoque Lions Club helps supervise  at Community spirit Bingo Centre in Kingston, Ontario 900 Montreal Street. This is another way we can show our colours in the community.  We are paid by the OLG for our participation in this ongoing project.

 

GANANOQUE LIONS CLUB EVENTS

The Gananoque Lions members work together supplying, supervising, assisting and sponsoring Community Events throughout the year:  By having and promoting these events we bring in many visitors to our community which in turn helps our local businesses. These events are always free.

CANADA DAY CELEBRATION:  Gananoque Lions participate annually by supervising and participating in the celebrations.  The lions club provides hotdogs, cupcakes, Canadian flags and soft drinks to the children.  No admission for this event
HUCK FINN PARADE AND FISHING DERBY:  Lions participate annually in this event by providing supervision, prizes and complimentary cake.  This event falls on the long weekend in July. No admission for this event
LIONS PUMP-GAN-FEST: Lions Fall Event:  Includes:  Colouring contest, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin hockey,  seed spitting contest and pumpkin carving,  complimentary cake and cupcakes.  There are Local vendors on hand and the Lions BBQ tent  offer hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks for sale. This event is always the last Saturday in September.  No admission for this event.

VISION SCREENING TESTING:  The Lions Club started screening Children in Grades 1, 3 and 6 at St. Joseph's School and Linklater Public School in the Fall of 2015. 


SANTA CLAUS PARADE:  Lions have participated in this winter event for decades. The Lions Club provides a themed float and distribute candy along the parade route. This event is always the last Saturday in November.  No admission for this event

GANANOQUE LIONS CLUB -COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Money raised through our Fundraiser Events stay in our Community and are used for helping groups and individuals.  Some of these are:

Adopt a Highway
Parent's Council
Women's Cancer Walk
Salvation Army
TIGSAR 1000 Islands Ground Search and Rescue
Gananoque Positive Opportunity Program (P.O.P)
St. Joseph's Breakfast Club
Linklater Breakfast Club
Humane Society
Figure Skating Club
Folk Arts Festival
Medical Equipmemt
Elite Athletes
Hearing Impaired
Eye Glasses
Scholarships
Gananoque Book Drive
Diabetes Association
CNIB
Literacy Programs
Vision Screening
Youth Curling
CNIB - Results of Gananoque Lions Club's participating in the Toll Road
Gananoque Lions have raised over $9000 for post vision loss rehabilitation therapy programs and services, provided by our local CNIB in the Leeds Grenville Gananoque area.  That's over 90 hours of help when it was needed by our neighbours, friends and family.
Our Club is one of five in the area of South Eastern Ont and one of four clubs on District 4A who hold these Toll Roads.
This May 6th, 2017 will be our 5th Toll Road, and will be the start of our local CNIB Vision Health Month activities.


THE JOEL STONE PARK  IS ONE OF OUR LARGEST ONGOING PROJECTS
It is situated on the water front in Gananoque near the Marine and the PUC Building


JOEL STONE PARK





 



GAZEBO WAS ADDED IN 2014





2 LIONS CLUB BENCHES WERE ADDED IN 2014





FLAG POLE INSTALLATION





CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF THE LIGHTHOUSE



INSTALLATION OF CANNON BATTERY with Lion Paul Scott





DIORAMA INSTALLED IN 2014


 


PIRATE SHIP PLAY STRUCTURE -  Joint effort between Lions Club and The Rotary Club

 




THE SPLASH  PAD




 


 

 

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