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TOLL BRIDGE - This year all proceeds from the Toll Bridge will go to the Cadsow Park Revitalization.  Volunteers will man the bridge and your donation will be going to a GREAT CAUSE !!

-Bingo - Lion David organizes Bingo sponsored by the Lions Club. - Bingo cards are picked up each week in Stratford and then delivered to variety stores in town. Here perspective Bingo fans purchase their bingo cards.

- Meals on Wheels - Lion Larry F co-chairs this event. Members of the Lions Club deliver Meals on Wheels to local residents during the month of February each year.

- Santa Claus Parade - Each year the Club  enters a float in the Santa Clause Parade

- Koats 4 Kids - the Club makes coats available to needy families - they are donated - then cleaned by Cascade Cleaners and offered free of charge.

- Canadian Flags -  Each year the St. Marys Lions approach the Merchants in the Town of St. Marys and for $35.00 a year, their storefront will display a Canadian Flag - these flags are hoisted for special Occasions (ie 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge 2017) and each special event in town, plus every holiday weekend. The purpose of this project is to enhance the beauty of St. Marys downtown core. The Club members put up 90 X180 cm Canadian flags prior to and during all statutory holidays from May up to Remembrance Day.

- Antique Car Show - Usually the First Weekend of July is the St. Marys Classic and Antique Car Show - next year being 2019, the car show will be Saturday of July 6, 2019 at St. Marys Lions Park, The Flats, Milt Dunnell Field, 8 a.m.

- Pop Can Recycling - Past Project -  is good for the environment. It generates jobs and helps to pay for community services .....the "tabs" on pop cans are a different grade of metal and you do get more per pound for them. If you wish to drop off your empty pop cans/separated tabs, they can be left in front of Lion Bill McNeights garage, corner of Huron St. S. and SparlingCr.

- Easter Bunnies - a fundraising campaign chaired by  Lion Bill McNeight. Profits go to a special fund for community events. The bunnies are solid milk chocolate and are sold by Lions Club Members at Scotia Bank or by just asking any member of our club.  The cost of the Bunnies is $4.00 each.

- Salvation Army Kettles - we all take our turn and help out with the Sally Ann Kettles - snow sleet or rain !

- Gas Draw - For several years now, the St. Marys Lions Club have sold “Gas Draw Tickets” under the leadership of Lion Ron Annet, and now by Lion Secretary Marianne Ferguson.  The winner of a monthly draw receives a “gas card” in the amount of $200.00 and have a year to use up the prize money.
Your name, if drawn, goes back into the drum to possibly win again – the draws start January 1st. and a new ticket is drawn the 1st of each month
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- Church Community Dinner - The Lions Club will be hosting a dinner in April of this year. Come join the fellowship and a great meal! The cost of the meal is your donation to the Church.

- Recycling of Eye Glasses - Lions Foundation of Canada provide funding and oversee the Program also the collecting and distribution of glasses. The St. Marys Lions Club will take your old glasses and have them forwarded to the CANADIAN EYEGLASS RECYCLING CENTRE in Calgary, Alberta where they provide recycled eyewear free of charge to people in developing countries.

Project Pride - Lions Project Pride is a program for Canadian Lions Clubs to express their pride in Canada and in being a Lion. Lions have the opportunity to instill pride in their community by presenting a Canadian flag 12 cm by 24 cm and a certificate to grade one students. The flag presentation represents the diversity of our country and the pride we have in being Canadian.

 

 

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