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Since its formation on December 6th, 1991 the Club has continued to assert itself as one of the Leading Lions Clubs in the district, winning the District Contest for the Best Club in 1998.Its Charter President Teddy Boyce went on to become the Club's first District Governor in 1995, followed by Lion A. P. Sukhai who became District Governor in 1998. Over the years several club members held prominent positions on the District Cabinet. These include Leyland Muss - Zone Chairman 1995/96; Hector Blackman - Zone Chairman 1997/98; Martin Bowen - Zone Chairman 1999-2000 and Region Chairman 2002/2003; and more recently Rudy Misir who served as Zone Chairman 2012/13 and 2013/14.

Over the 25 years of its existence the Toronto Kaiteur Lions Club has donated significantly in dollars and man-hours to community projects here in Toronto, in Guyana and other countries around the world.

Projects include bringing patients from Guyana to Toronto for urgent life-saving medical treatment; giving food hampers and feeding the homeless in Toronto; helping disaster areas financially; involved in 'Meals on Wheels',Scarborough support services project where between 90 to 120 meals are delivered monthly to seniors and disabled persons; annual Christmas party for the residents of HR Lawson Children's Respite Home in Scarborough.

Over the years, several members of the Club have been recognized for their outstanding service to the community. Lions Teddy Boyce, Leyland Muss, A.P. Sukhai, Gerald Barran, Roland Carryl, Martin Bowen, Anand Rupnarain, Ebrahim Washington, Rene Bayley, Jim Carrega, Sayeed Rayman and PZC Rudy Misir have been awarded the 'Melvin Jones Fellow' Award, the highest award a club can bestow on its members. Past Presidents Teddy Boyce, Roland Carryl , Anand Rupnarian and Martin Bowen have also been honoured with 'The Judge Brian Stevenson Award', while Past President Zaheer McDoom is the only member of the Club to have been awarded 'The Helen Keller Award.

 


TORONTO KAITEUR LIONS CLUB

REGION 58      Zone A

 

 

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