The Blind River Lions Club donated $200 to Bea Jensen of the local Kidney Foundation on April 6, 2011. The club has donated to the local Kidney Foundation every year. Picture left to right are Aline Charron, Bob Gallagher, Bea Jensen, Hilary Kiernan, Sally Horton, Larry Shanahan, Joan Shanahan, Fred Hinton, Pat Nyman, Myra Kiernan.
The club hosted a Spaghetti Dinner on February 12, 2011 to fundraise for the breakfast clubs in local schools. A profit $846.57 was made. Thanks to $500.00 donation from Hutton’s Valumart! Picture from left to right: Lorraine Serre, Fred Hinton, Vyrn Peterson, Anita Moran, Don Williamson.
Blind River Lions hosted a New Member’s Night on January 11, 2011 to recruit new members. In the following picture Lion Aline Charron made a presentation and related her personal experience on “what a rewarding experience to be a Lions member!”
Blind River Lions participated in the Lions Club Telethon by selling smiley cookies in Tim Hortons on November 29, 2010. CTV-Lions Children’s Christmas Telethon started in 1949 on the streets of Sudbury. Money raised from the telethon is donated for children’s Christmas gifts in the local community. Pictures are (left to right) Jerry Edwards, Shirley Belisle, Dan Williamson, Fred Hinton.
Photo: (L-R) Myra Kiernan, Blind River Lions Club Secretary; Francis Kennedy & Shelley Williamson, Art Show Organizers; Gaston Lavigne, BRDHC CEO; Fred Hinton, Blind River Lions Club Treasurer; Sally Horton, Blind River Lions Club President; Jerry Edwards & Dan Williamson Blind River Lions Club Members.
Lion Myra Kiernan presented Dave Watts his trophy for winning the all Ontario Junior English Effective Speaking Competition in 2010
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