Meetings

Christmas Parade - December 2nd, 2016

Old Home Week Queen 2016, Genevieve McCulley, representing Parrsboro LIons and Leos, Parrsboro and Surrounding areas in the Santa Claus Parade Dec. 2nd 2016. In the truck were Lions Ron and Brian and walking were Lions Sarah and Frank.

Also another Lion participating in the parade was Lion Wendell as the "Elf on the Shelf"

ZONE MEETING - NOVEMBER 17TH, 2016

Had a wonderful meeting with a great dinner and lots of laughter. Zone Chairman inducted our Lions to their new positions. Great to see our ZC Lion Steve and his fellow Lions from Amherst and 1st VDG Lion Rhonda and PCC Lion Peter both from Eastern Passage Cow Bay.

LIONS DIABETIC TAG DAY - NOVEMBER 17TH, 2016

Lion Sharlene Lake set up at the local Harrison's Home Hardware and then that evening took the bucket and tags to the Zone Meeting at her local Parrsboro club. Total Amount Raised = $136.50 Thank you Lion Sharlene

LIFE TIME MEMBERSHIP - SEPTEMBER 15th, 2016 : LION MERTON KAYE

King Lion Shirley Hurley was proud to present Lion Merton Kaye with a life time membership award. The funny thing was he just paid his dues for another year and Lion Brian (Treasurer) gave it back to him. The shocker was Lion Merton donated it back to the club. Congratulations Lion Merton ... Well Deserved !!!

SEPTEMBER 15th, 2016 - INDUCTION CEREMONY

The Parrsboro Lions Club was pleased to induct two more members to their club. It was King Lion Shirley Hurley first time as King Lion inducting new members WELCOME to the Parrsboro Lions Lion Maggie Phinney (Sponcer Lion Sharlene Lake) & Lion Tom MacLaren (Sponcer Lion Gary Nymark).

R.I.P.  PDG LION ELMER LING - AUGUST 29TH, 2016

It is with heavy hearts we must say goodbye to a wonderful man. He was truly an asset to the Parrsboro Lions Club for the last 50 years. May to now "Roar" and watch over us all, up on your golden cloud. Our deepest sympathy to PDG Lion Elmer's family.

Ling, Elmer E. – Age 97, of Parrsboro passed away peacefully on Monday, August 29, 2016 at the South Cumberland Community Care Centre, Parrsboro. Born in Wheatley River, P.E.I., he was a son of the late Toff and Harriett (Seaman) Ling. Elmer was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He is survived by daughters, Nancy Nymark (Gary), Parrsboro; Norma Alberg (Michael), Winnipeg; daughter-in-law, Pam Ling, Charlottetown; seven grandchildren, Jamie Ling, David Ling, Suzie Dowling, Stacey Elliott, Stephanie Conrad, Ashley Alberg, Andrew Alberg; 9 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret in 2012; a son, Barry in 2008; a sister and seven brothers. Elmer was a proud veteran of World War II serving overseas for 5 years. After retiring from the Royal Bank of Canada, volunteering in the community became an important part of Elmer’s life. He was an active member of the Parrsboro Lions Club and held several offices including President and District Governor. He was also a former town councilor for the Town of Parrsboro, was an active member of the South Cumberland Progressive Conservative Party, the Parrsboro Curling Club, Parrsboro Home and School Association, Cumberland Development Association, the Royal Canadian Legion, Trinity United Church, among numerous other community organizations. Elmer’s family would especially like to thank the home care workers who showed such care and compassion for him over the last four years, and all who improved their cribbage games under Elmer’s tutelage! Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Smith’s Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016, Rev. Lloyd Bruce officiating. Burial in the Parrsboro United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Parrsboro Lions Club or to a charity of choice.

LIONS GOLF TOURNAMENT - JULY 8TH, 2016

Lions golf tournament was a great time we had hope to see more teams.There is always next year. And NO you don"t have to be a Lion to join in the fun. The winning team this year were not Lions. Congratulations. Thank you to Madam President King Lion Shirley Hurley for the pictures.

 

PRESENTATION @ P.R.H.S. GRADUATION

KING LION SHIRLEY HURLEY PRESENTED 2 BURSERIES TO DESERVING STUDENTS JUNE 29TH, 2016.

70TH ANNIVERSARY CHARTER NIGHT - JUNE 18TH, 2016

All photos credited to Lion Lawrence Nicoll - THANK YOU. The Lions had a wonderful celebration and fellowship to celebrate our special anniversary of 70 years. Many Thanks go to those who had a helping hand to make our night so special. A special Thank You being sent out to to Royal Canadian Legion Branch 45 and the RCL Ladies Aux. for letting us use their facility and for providing us with a scrumptious meal. Along with the Lions who cooked the lobsters & steaks too. Thank you for all Parrsboro Lions who help to make this event happen, & Thank you to our sensational entertainment for the evening - country music Recording Artist Paul Randy Mingo. We Serve Because We Care, Serving Our Community since 1946.

ZONE MEETING - APRIL 21ST, 2016

Zone Chairman Lion Steve Butler visited our Parrsboro Club tonight April 21st, 2016 and gave a wonderful speech and also brought 5 other Amherst Lions with him so they could reclaim their gong. A beautiful meal was made by Lion Paul's crew. Fun was held by all.

SILVER PIN AWARD

King Lion Gary Nymark presented Lion Sharlene Lake a silver pin which represents that Lion Sharlene has brought 2 or more new members to the club. Congratulations Lion Sharlene!!!

INDUCTION CERMONY FEBRUARY 18TH, 2016

Parrsboro Lions have grown in membership once again. On Thursday Feb. 18th, 2016. We welcolmed our newest member and now our new Baby Lion Arthur (Art) Atkinson. Welcome Lion Art.

 

R.I.P. LION BEDFORD WINTERS "BOOP"

It is with heavy hearts we have to say goodbye to another fellow Lion. Lion Bedford Winters "Boop" you will be missed by all. Our sincere condolences  to all of his family. May you Rest In Peace Lion Bedford.

 

 

R.I.P. LION DOREEN KAY

It is with heavy hearts we have to say goodbye to a fellow Lion. Lion Doreen Kay you will be missed by all. Our sincere condolences  go out to her husband a another fellow Lion, Lion Merton Kay. May you Rest In Peace  Lion Doreen.

 

RCMP'S MADD TRAFFIC STOP PROJECT(DECEMBER 15TH, 2015)

Parrsboro Lions Club was invited to join in on RCMP's MADD traffic stop project this afternoon. Lions Paul Hill, Sarah Hartman and Frank Hartman were able to participate along with the Mayor, students, firefighters, and EMT personnel and others.


LIONS CHRISTMAS PARTY (DECEMBER 11TH, 2015)

FUN WAS HELD BY ALL. A BEAUTIFUL MEAL WAS PROVIDED BY THE GLOOSECAP RESTAURANT. THEN WE ALL WENT UP TO THE DEN WHERE LION JOHN LANGILLE AKA 'SANTA' CALLED OUR NAMES OUT TOO GET OUR GIFT & WE ALL GOT TO SIT ON HIS KNEE TOO. THEN WE ALL DANCED TO THE AMAZING WONDERFUL MUSIC BY SILVER LINING. MERRY CHRISTMAS LIONS!!!

                   

COATS FOR CUMBERLAND (DECEMBER 3, 2015)

The Parrsboro Lions helped out with S.P.A.R. Community Health Board and hosted 'Coats For Cumberland'. Shown here are Lion Paul the chairman of this project, & also Lion Sharlene. It is so nice to be able to help fellow Canadians warm this winter.

 

DISTRICT GOVERNOR VISIT TO THE CLUB & INDUCTIONS OF 2 NEW MEMBERS !!!

(NOVEMBER 19TH, 2015)

A beautiful meal was provided by our fellow Lions, with guest consisting of the honorable District Governor, 4 Amherst Lions ( who took our gong and also one Amherst Lion was also the Zone Chair), Joel - visiting from Spain & Tatiana visiting from Brazil who will be here in Parrsboro in the winter and would like to help out the Lions club with some of their projects. Fun was held by all, with awards, inductions of two new Lions (Lion DAVID HOWE & Lion JUSTIN LICH) , and great fellowship.

 

 

 

 

BREAKFAST PROGRAM - PARRSBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ( November 10th, 2015)

Parrsboro Lions Club presents cheques to Parrsboro Elementary School (Vice Principal Norma Collinson) and Parrsboro Regional High School (Principal Sue Stevenson) for their Breakfast Program. Presenting cheques is King Lion Gary Nymark. Joining him are Lions Frank and Sarah.

HONORARY LIFE MEMBER OF THE LIONS FOUNDATION OF NOVA SCOTIA

A well deserved award was presented to our secretary LION JACKIE BOUTILIER in recogonition of outstanding support of the Lions Foundation Of Nova Scotia. Congrats Lion Jackie.

PARRSBORO LIONS CLUB 1ST FALL DINNER MEETING

Acting KL Shirley Hurley was in charge of our 1st dinner meeting of the fall that was on September 17th, 2015. We had 2 guess present and a wonderful meal made by Lion Chef Paul Hill and his helpers. Thank-You it was amazing!!!!

PRESENTATION TO PARRSBORO HEADSTART PROGRAM

Acting KL Shirley Hurley presents cheque to Co-Directors and teachers Janice Hiseler and Amie Graham toward the Parrsboro Headstart Program at our September 17th, 2015 supper meeting.

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SILVER PIN AWARD

A silver pin was awarded to Lion Matt Smith tonight September 3, 2015 for bringing a new member to the club in the month of April. Way to go Lion Matt. Here is King Lion Gary Nymark presenting the pin to Lion Matt Smith.

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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.

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AWARD PRESENTATION

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!!!

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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 

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FINGERPRINTING

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.

  

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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.

    

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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

Left to right

Lion Ralph Devillle, Lion Brenda MacNutt, Tracey Burns ( Lions Jerry & Jackie's daughter) Dorothy Hill (Lion Paul's wife) Lion Paul

In Back  Lions Jerry & Jackie Boutilier

  

 

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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.

             

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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.

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Zone Meeting March 19th, 2015 @ The Pancake House

 

 

 

 

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