Next Parade of Cheques will be on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Wyoming Lions Club House.

London Health Sciences Centre Keratoscope $44,000
St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Phaco Machine $49,000
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance A/B Scanner $35,000
Sarnia General Hospital Phaco Machine $65,000
Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor Alcon Laser $65,000
Strathroy-Middlesex General Hospital Phaco Machine $50,000
London Health Sciences Centre Orb Scanner $50,000
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance I.V. Fluorescein Angiography Unit $120,000
Strathroy-Middlesex General Hospital Cataract Surgical Chairs $25,000
St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital YAG Laser $31,000
Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital, Petrolia Phaco Machine $75,000
Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital, Windsor DSAEK Machine (Corneal Transplants) $75,000
Strathroy Middlesex Hospital Phaco Handpiece $5,000
Ivey Institute - St. Joseph's Health Care, London 2 Cryo Systems (retinal repair) $75,000

The objectives of the Foundation shall be:

  1. To take measures and adopt every possible means to increase the supply of cornea - a) for corneal transplants; and b) for research purposes.
  2. To provide publicity in all possible ways to encourage the donation of cornea.
  3. To provide funding to assist one or more hospitals within Lions Clubs International District A-1 to develop and maintain a centre of excellence for eye treatment.
  4. To secure the co-operation of all agencies and organizations, public and private, with an interest in any phase of the Foundation's program for the purpose of making the work of the foundation comprehensive, complete and effective.
  5. To maintain a medical liaison with any Hospital's Department of Ophthalmology by means of an appointment to the Board of Directors of the Foundation by representative named by the Hospital.


  1. All Lions Members of each Lions Club within Lions Clubs International, District A-1 are to be considered Members of the Foundation provided that such a member is in good standing of a Club in good standing.
  2. Any other person interested in the furtherance of objectives of the Foundation may make application for Membership in such manner as the Directors may specify from time to time, and his acceptance as a Member shall be determined by majority vote of the Directors.  Such person shall be required, as a condition of Membership, to pay the Foundation a Membership fee.  Acceptance shall keep him a Member in good standing until the first day of January next following the date upon which he became a Member, or until resignation.  Each Member shall on or before January 1st of the next year renew his or her Membership.

2016 - 2017 Directors

Director at Large Lion Gail Tanner Petrolia Lions Club
Immediate Past Chair Lion Harry Wismer Port Stanley Lions Club
Director at Large, Foundation Treasurer Lion Mark Mahovlich, PDG Belle River Lions Club
Director at Large Lion Murray McDonald Ilderton & District Lions Club
Director at Large Lion Marjorie Emery Glencoe & District Lions Club
Director at Large Lion Dave Balmos, PCC Windsor Lions Club
Lioness Appointment Lioness Pat McLellan Belmont Lioness Club
C.N.I.B. Representative Lion Joe Elliott, PDG Thorndale Lions Club
Rep. Ophthamology Dr. Bruce Nichols London Health Sciences Centre


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