HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY
Friday, March 17th., 2017.
Lion Phyllis Thompson Lion Harold Thompson
Welcome Our New Member
In The Botwood Lions Club
Tuesday, March 14th., 2017.
Lion Walter Lee (Sponsor) Lion Mary Ann Samms (New Member)
Congratulations to the top 10 Canadian Districts in Net Membership Growth (February 2017) in the Canadian Membership Challenge! Your District still has time to crack the Top 10 with a focus on clubs that have yet to invite a new member this year. Reach out to them today!
Botwood Lions Club Local Speak Off
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Five students from Botwood collegiate brushed aside nervous feelings and stepped up to the microphone to say what was on their minds on February 20 as the Botwood Lions Club held their local speak-off.
Lion Robert Aitken has lead this project for a few years.
The speakers are judged not only on their speech but on how well they are able to answer questions about it.
The students this year were coached by teacher Natasha Oxford.
Martha woolfrey spoke about ''Climate Change''.
Madison Rowsell spoke about, ''Love Others, Love Yourself''.
Katie Roberts topic was, ''Body Image''.
''Death With Dignity", was a topic chosen by Shealah Hart.
and Christopher Seymore spoke on the topic, '' Technology: Face To Face''.
Shealah Hart received first place
Second place went to Madison Rowsell.
Third place went to Katie Roberts.
Lion Robert Aitken commended the students on their efforts and gave special thanks to the judges and the questioners.
The judges, Alan Decker, Brenda Hancock, and Elsie Wells; the questioners Everett Elliott and Linda Nichols.
Congratulations To Jennifer
PDG Lion Frank Dominie presented an award to Jennifer Brent for her peace poster submission for district N-3
BOTWOOD LIONS & KINSMEN
TWO CLUBS WITH ONE GOAL
TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY
Here are a few pictures from the Lions/Kinsmen joint meeting.
RMR: Rick and Guide Dogs
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Rick lends a hand at the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides Training Centre in Oakville, ON.
Videos like these make one proud to be a Lion.
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The single largest fundraiser for the VOCM Cares Foundation is the Lions Club/VOCM Cares Super Radio Bingo; utilizing the 28 provincial transmitters of NewCap Inc. Bingo runs for an hour on Saturday evenings on all stations of the VOCM/CFCB Network and BIG Land Labrador's FM.
The hour consists of 4 different bingo games. The prizes for the games are as follows: 1st Game = $500, 2nd Game = $1,000, 3rd Game = $1,500 and the 4th Game is an escalating Jackpot that grows until it is maxed.
Fourteen weeks of bingo are conducted Saturday evenings in the Fall (September to December) and 14 weeks in the Winter (January to April). Each evening begins at 6:00pm in Newfoundlandand at 5:30 in Labrador.
Cards are distributed throughout the province by Lions Club members, as well as individual sellers where there are no active Lions Clubs. Cards are only $3.00 each and can be purchased at most retail outlets where you see the colorful bingo posters. For Radio Bingo rules, click here
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Right now, Lions are improving communities around the world. We're meeting to plan a local project. We're sponsoring international exchanges for young people. We're bringing clean drinking water to a remote village. We're building. We're sharing. We're repairing. And we're having fun.
We have community clubs that meet in person. Cyber clubs that meet online. And special interest clubs that can be based on your profession, a hobby or anything you care about. Each club matches the needs of its members to help them support their community – right now.
Lions Clubs Members
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There are many reasons to become a member. As a Lion, you'll:
•Help your community and gain valuable skills
•Make an impact on people's lives – locally and internationally
•Learn to be a leader – and lead a respected organization
•Network with business people in your community and around the world
•Energize your life and have fun
You'll grow personally and professionally. And you'll know that what you do is worthwhile and appreciated.
Somewhere, someone needs eyewear, or hearing aids!
There is always a need for eyewear and hearing aids somewhere in this world, and you can help just by donating your old eye glasses and hearing aids to the Lions Recycle for Sight and hearing program. Somewhere in your home or office you may have an old pair laying around, or poked away somewhere, why not donate them to help people in need?
Lions Recycle for Sight & Hearing
There are several Lions Club drop off boxes located throughout the town of Botwood & surrounding areas. We accept any type of glasses, whether it be reading glasses, sunglasses, prescription glasses, plastic or metal, of any shape or size or color, the same for hearing aids too.
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