PDG Lion Karen McNeight, President of the St. Marys Lions Club, conducted an induction ceremony for our two newest members, Lion Gwendolen Boyle, and Lion Jonah Mitchell into the St. Marys Lions Club on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Assisting Lion President Karen, is our District Governor, Lion Kevin Banfield of the Lions Club of Kitchener. Several of Lion Karen's family members, including her husband, Lion Bill McNeight was present for the ceremony. Following the induction ceremony, Lion Karen, Lion Gwendolen and Lion Jonah completed the EDGE WALK on the CN Tower where they were asked the final question, "Are you ready to join the St. Marys Lions Club and serve your community", and of course the answer was "YES"! 

The St. Marys Lions Club welcomed guest speaker 1st VDG Lion Tracey Robinson along with guests from the Stratford Lions Club and the Thamesford Lions Club to their meeting on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 at Jennie's Restaurant. Dinner was delicious during which everyone had a fun time followed by a great meeting. Tailtwister was IPP Lion David and the Auction by Lion Raymond.

Members of the St. Marys Lions Club with material so graciously supplied by St. Marys Home Building Centre have constructed a shelter at the St. Marys Dog Park near the Junction station for people who bring their pets to the park. The shelter provides cover during sunny days as well as inclement weather. Many thanks to Chair, Lion Matthew Wakem, and our Lions members as well as the other volunteers who came together to make this project possible.

The St. Marys Lions Club displayed their Ginger Bread House float in the Santa Claus Parade on Friday, November 16, 2018 marching from the Pyramid Centre to the Canadian Tire parking lot. Many thanks to those who donated previously owned glasses to give the "Gift of Sight" to those in need in developing nations.

At our meeting on Tuesday evening at Jennie's Restaurant, the St. Marys Lions Club welcomed our guests, PDG Lion Denis Vinette, and Lion Ron Prior from the Belwood and District Lions Club. Also, our club welcomed Lion Sylvia's guests, Gwendolen Boyle, and Jonah Mitchell as prospective new members. A surprise birthday cake was presented to Lion Georgina and yours truly courtesy of Lion Marianne and Lion Karen ... apparently, we have a birthday happening in the next day or two ... thank you so much for that lovely surprise from both of us.

The St. Marys Lions Club was pleased to have special guests 37W Zone Chair, Lion Jody Cherwonak and Lion Sherman Roth of the West Coast Lions Club visit us this evening at our dinner meeting at Jennie's Restaurant. Lion Sherman introduced ZC Lion Jody being this was his first Zone Meeting. He encouraged us to "embrace the future" which is DG Lion Kevin's theme throughout 2018-19. Pictured below is PDG, Lion President Karen McNeight, 37W Zone Chair, Lion Jody Cherwonak, and Lion Secretary Marianne Ferguson.

Members of the St. Marys Lions Club served hundreds of hamburgers and hot dogs to all the hungry visitors at the 8th annual EVAN'S TOUCH THE TRUCK 2018 which took place at Milt Dunnell Field (The Flats) on Saturday, September 8th. It was remarkable to see so many people attend this incredible event in support of Childcan.

In June of 2017 and again in June of 2018, Lions Marianne, Jill and Raymond presented well over 60 Canadian Flags to the Grade 1 students at Little Falls Public School and Holy Name of Mary School in St. Marys.  Across the country, Lions Clubs have the opportunity  to express their own pride in their community and country, as well as instill a level of pride in the countries young people. With last year being the Lions 100th Anniversary and Canada's 150th, it was a special event. (Photo Credit 2017, PDG Lion Karen McNeight, St. Marys Lions Club)

The St. Marys Lions Club cooked and serve lunch at the St. Marys Horticultural Society Garden Fair at Milt Dunnell Field on Saturday, June 2, 2018.

The St. Marys Lions Club held a PAINT NITE FUN NIGHT Fundraiser on Friday, June 1, 2018 at the Pyramid Centre ... Many thanks to Jennie's Restaurant for the cookies and squares.

The St. Marys Lions Club held their annual Toll Bridge on May 26, 2018 with $2900 in proceeds going to Cadzow Park Revitalization. 

The St. Marys Lions Club hosted Guest Speaker, Pharmacist Cathy Forster, St. Marys LEO Club members and Spouses at a special dinner held at Jennie's Restaurant on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

The St. Marys Lions Club prepared and served the Community Dinner at the St. Marys United Church on Monday, April 23rd.

Members of the St. Marys Lions Club and St. Marys LEO Club along with members of the newly formed KW LEO Club enjoyed Friday evening, April 13 at the opening ceremonies of the District A-15 Convention at the Holiday Inn, Guelph, ON















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