Mount Pearl Lions Club
Celebrating 60 years of service to our local and global community
The Mount Pearl Lions Club was chartered on 17 April 1956. Since then it has actively served it's community, province and global environment. The Lions below are planting a tree on the grounds of the City's Admiralty House Museum to commemorate the Club's 50 years of service to Mount Pearl.
L-R: Lion Gerald Coombs, Lion Sadie Simms, Lion Maisie Pike, Mayor Randy Simms, Lion Ches Pike, Lion Randy Porter (deceased 2016), Lion Cyril Simms
MP Lions are also planning a tree planting to commemorate the Club's 60th anniversary. In addition the MPLC is donating park furniture to the City for it's renovation of St David's Park. This will be one component of its Legacy project to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International.
The Club ... Mount Pearl Lions Club
There are 30 members of the Mount Pearl Lions Club. Of those Lions, there are: 8 couples / family units; 13 females and 17 males; 3 octogenarians; and, 25 Lions with grandchildren!
Lion Betty Dunlop is the President for 2016-17.
Services have been provided to help build the City, support its citizens and assist in local and world-wide disasters. In its more than six decades of service, the Lions of Mount Pearl have contributed significantly to the spirit of Mount Pearl and to humanitarian service for its global neighbours.
To learn more about the activities of the Mount Pearl Lions: ..........view the Club Projects page;
To learn about Club membership and how to join: ................ view the Contact Us page.
The Zone ... Zone 9
The Mount Pearl Lions Club is part of Zone 9 which is composed of six Lions Clubs. They are:
- Conception Bay South LC;
- Mount Pearl LC;
- MUN Campus LC;
- St Vincent's LC;
- Trepassey LC, and
- Waterford Hospital LC.
These Lions Clubs get together three times a year for Zone meetings and hold Zone events such as a Zone Dart Tournament to support the Lion Max Simms Memorial Camp and a Zone Junior Speak Out. Zones 8 & 9 get together to hold a Regional Senior Speak Out for the Senior High Schools covered by the twelve Lions Clubs. Lion Gerald Coombs is the Zone 9 Chair for 2016-17.
The District ... N-4
Zone 9 is one of a collection of 10 zones and 53 Lions Clubs which make up District N-4. This District covers the Eastern portion of the province, starting from Gander. Lion Sam Wells Sr. is the District Governor for 2016-17.
The Multiple-District ... N
Multiple-District N includes the Clubs of the Atlantic provinces and a few Clubs in Maine. The Districts include:
- N-1 New Brunswick & PEI, plus Maine;
- N-2 Nova Scotia;
- N-3 Western Newfoundland & Labrador;
- N-4 Central & Eastern Newfoundland.
The organization ... Lions Clubs International
Lions Clubs International is the first service organization to be recognized by the United Nations. Each year the UN holds a "Lions Day at the UN" to recognize the global humanitarian contribution of Lions. For more information about Lions Clubs International, go to the LCI website .
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.