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The Lions Club of Calgary

 

Membership

The Lions Club of Calgary is always looking for people who are interested in making our community a better place to live by providing services to needy persons and financial support to worthy projects such as the Lions Sight Center at the University of Calgary.  If you are interested in serving your community The Lions Club of Calgary is the vehicle to help you do that.

For more information, please contact our club secretary, Lion Chris Clarke @ 403 286 3524. 

Fund Raising

The word from the Barbecue Committee is that they are already signing up more customers for our catering service. 

The Stampede Breakfasts that we cook and serve are very successful and contribute considerably to our fund raising bank accounts.  The Barbecue Committee thanks all of the members and their family and friends who pitch in for the events that range from 100 guests to more than 500 breakfast attendees.

Festival of Lights

2021 will be the he 33rdth year Lion Otto Silzer will lead the efforts to update and erect the Christmas light display known as the Lions Festival of Lights.  Many man-hours are donated by members of our Club, members of other Lions Clubs and friends and local volunteers.

Early in November a host of volunteers gather at Confederation Park to set up the Festival of Lights displays.  Then, in the last week of November 29th,with the public invited to attend for free as well  as local dignitaries, the switch that energizes the many thousands of lights and kicked off the opening fireworks display is thrown at 6:00 PM..  As is tradition, hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies are provided free to all who attended.

The lights will be lit every evening from 6:30 to 11:00 PM during the month of December until January 6th.

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