69th LION'S CHARTER NIGHT
Fun was had by all with a wonderful steak/lobster salad supper at the den on June 20th. 2015. Councillor Don Fletcher presented the Lions with a nice gift. Mayor Lois Smith had a few words thanking the Lions for all their hard work in the community. Awards were presented, music was played and fellowship and Lionism shined. Lion Lyle received the lifetime membership award, Lion Jackie received an award for all her hard work she does for our club, and Lion Rob received the Melvin Jones Fellow award. Congrats fellow Lions, all very deserving.
On Thursday June 4, 2015 Lion Frank Hartman & Lion Sharlene Lake were presented with 'Silver Membership Growth Award Pins' from King Lion Rob Bentley. They received them for successfully inviting a new member to join the club in October. Way to go Lions!!!
INDUCTION CEREMONY (May 21/15)
Lion Bliss Walton was inducted on this date. Sponcered by Lion Matt Smith. Which makes 45 Parrsboro Lions. Welcome to the club Lion Bliss...Roarrrrrrrrrr
On Wednesday April 29, 2015 Lion Shirley teamed up with our local Police and went to the Parrsboro Elementary School and the kids got fingerprinted. It looks like they had a lot of fun. Thank you Lion Shirley.
THANK YOU DINNER
The Parrsboro Lions Club on Thursday April 16th, 2015 invited the Town Crew Workers to our dinner meeting to show them how much they are truly are appreciated, we had a terrible winter and those fine folks were out there all day and all night keeping the roads and sidewalks cleaned, cleared,sanded and salted. Also hauling away snow when there was no where to put anymore. A big thank you goes out to all of them,THANK YOU !!! You will see in the 2 photos Lion Rob giving a Certificate of Appreciation to Mr. John Henwood, in the other photo is some of the fine workers enjoying their wonderful meal.
LIONS BOWLING FOR VON
Picture of team that bowled on April 11th,2015 in the Bowl for VON Challenge in Springhill. We bowled against the Amherst team and we beat them all 3 strings
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Lion Ralph Devillle, Lion Brenda MacNutt, Tracey Burns ( Lions Jerry & Jackie's daughter) Dorothy Hill (Lion Paul's wife) Lion Paul
DG VISIT AND NEW LIONS BEING INDUCTED
On Thursday November 20th, 2014 at our supper meeting we had a guest of honor grace us with his presence the honorable DG Frank Hartman and his charming wife Lion Sarah. Parrsboro is DG Frank's home club, and he presented himself with poise and elegance with a bit of laughter of course. There were numerous presentations that evening including a couple of lovely Lions from another club who has decided to step down due to health reasons but they presented the club with all their pins as they always felt Welcomed by the Parrsboro Lions during their visits. The DG also gave a wonderful presentation in hopes and what he would like to see accomplish in his term. He then did some presenting of his Banners to Lion Jackie and Lion Rob. As a club earlier months we decided that Lin Lewis should be made a lifetime Lions member so DG Frank presented him with a nice framed lifetime award. Then we made our club grow a litter larger, we inducted 4 new Lions...Lion BRENDA MACNUTT, Lion PATSY SIMMONDS, Lion PAUL HILL, and Lion MITCH WHITE( also the new baby lion)...So fun was held by all hope you enjoy the pictures taken by Lion Lawerence.
R.I.P. LION HUGH CLARKE 1930-2015
Clarke, Hugh E. – 84, of Parrsboro passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan. Born in Parrsboro, he was a son of the late George and Fauline (Yorke) Clarke. Hugh was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a life member of Legion Branch No. 45, Parrsboro and Branch No. 258, Toronto. He is survived by his companion, June; a son, Lawrence “Larry” (Susan), Oshawa, Ont.; 4 grandchildren, Christopher Thompson (Alexis), Scarborough, Ont.; Donna Clarke (Henry), Cold Lake, Alta.; Elaine Clarke (Mike), Haliburton, Ont.; Jennifer Clarke, Oshawa; 3 great grandchildren, Adam, Kaylee, Brady; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Charlotte “Floy” Mills; a daughter, Donna; a sister, Elenor; brothers, John, Roy “Red”, George, Paul. A graveside service will be held in the Diligent River Baptist Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Parrsboro Legion, Branch No. 45.
Lion Hugh will be dearly missed by us all. May he watch over us all, and keep us from harms way. R.I.P. dear friend.
Zone Meeting March 19th, 2015 @ The Pancake House