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1997-2022 Celebrating 45yrs of service to our community

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Call (519) 787-0560  

info@belwoodlions.org

Always looking for members who want to be of service to their community. !

Always looking for community volunteers to help with our events

Please check back often to see new changes and additions

WHO ARE WE....

Belwood & District Lions are a group of local members of the community who are passionate about doing activities for the overall benefit of the community. We meet regularly and have community activities and fundraisers and do projects in and around the community. Our fundraisers help local folks, we support national and international charities and International relief efforts worldwide. We are part of Lions International Foundation operating around the world to improve the world we all live in. See our Club Projects link on the left for more details about our club activities and refer to the links on the right for Lions International activities.

 

We are always looking for volunteers to help in our events, bring new ideas forward and to join our group. See the contact details above to get more information and to reach out to us.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS....

Bottle Drive !

Belwood Lions can and bottle drive.
Drop of your cans and bottles at Belwood park pavillion.
Operating once a month on the second Saturday between 10am-12pm.
Please also look out for notification on Belwood Lions noticeboard on Hwy #26
 
Next Bottle & Can Drive: Saturday December 10th 10am-12pm at Belwood Hall
 
Go on....have a good clearout
Bring out your beer bottles and cans, wine and liquor bottles.
We will return them and put the funds to community betterment.
 
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Coming Up..Look out for these future events coming up..
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SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Belwood Lions is sponsoring
PUBLIC FREE SKATE
at
FERGUS SPORTPLEX
Open to all young & older, come out, have fun, get fit
 
 
 
 
 
 
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WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO RECENTLY?

RECENT BELWOOD LIONS EVENTS

A big 'Thank you" and Well done to Lions Sam, George and Nancy for all their support in volunteering to help Centre Wellington Food Bank drive for the “Back to School Food Drive” at FreshCo on Saturday, August 27th.

Belwood Lions complete their pledge to Groves Hospital One Year Ahead of Plan
Belwood Lions are very pleased to advise that due to the success of this years Pike Derby; the tremendous support from our sponsors and anglers, and other Belwood Lions fundraisers, that we were able to complete our 2 year pledge to Groves Hospital of $10,000 for a vital signs monitor for the endoscopy department. Belwood Lions had pledged $10,000 over two years, but today donated the second $5000 (the initial $5000 donation made during our Pike Derby award ceremony) to Groves Hospital Foundation representative Lori Arsenault. This fulfills our pledge 1 year ahead of plan. Presenting the cheque for Belwood Lions is Sam Stewart and Ron Prior. Belwood Lions will continue to work with Groves to select future areas for supporting the great work Groves does to benefit our entire community. We look forward to future support from anglers, sponsors and the community the next Pike Derby May 27 & 27 2023
 
 
 
Belwood Lions completes the Centennial Parkette
Belwood Lions have created a Centenial parkette facing Belwood Lake behind Belwood Hall. Constructed by the late Lion Elwin May and Belwood Lions, the area contains memorial benches to Lions Passed. It serves as a place of peace and contemplation for the surrounding community. Plaques recognize the project as the One Hundred Centenary of Lions in Canada, as well as of Elwin’s work in fabricating the many other memorial benches in Belwood park and along the Elora Cataract Trail and surrounding villages.
 
 
 
 
Belwood Lions Annual Pike & Walleye Derby
May 28/29 2022...
Our 40th annual derby! with two great tournaments in one,
a Pike Derby with Grand Prize $2000 & a Walleye Derby with Grand Prize $1000.
Anglers...wow...just like that..it is over!
We had a great time, we hope you did also.
Weather was mixed, started overcast and turned out a real beauti.
The fish on the other hand started off with a flurry and tailed off abruptly. Basically leaving everyone on Sunday either sporting a suntan or nursing sunburn 🙂.
As always, we had a lot of laughs and some great outdoor time together. Thanks to all the generous sponsors, to the amazing Belwood Lions team that work so hard to pull this together and of course to you the anglers that so generously support the entire event and freely contribute to all the creative ways we find to help you generate contributions to such great causes. As announced, we continue our ongoing donation of $5000 annually to Groves Hospital, this time pledging $10,000 over two years for a Vital Signs Monitor for the Endoscopy dept. In total, we had slightly over 600 registrants and 47 fish on the board. See the official results attached. Thank you and see you in May 2023
Check out our dedicated website www.pikederby.org
or on facebook at 'pike derby'
 
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Belwood Lions Breakfast With Santa...
Saturday 4th Dec 2021 8am-11.00am.
Belwood Hall
 
We had a great turnout with yummy pancakes, sausauges,egg, fruit cup and drinks and the kids got to meet the jolly old elf himself. We had a many people donate to our foodbank collection which was passed onto Centre Wellington Food Bank - thank you so much for your generousity and a special thanks to all our sponsors! See photo collage below
 
 
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Thank you Belwood community for an outstanding successful bottle drive Saturday 13 Jun.
Eight hundred and fifty wine/liquor bottles, numerous beer bottles plus bags of beer cans made a successful collection enabling more charitable donations for the Club to provide to the community.
Members of Belwood Lions helping out Gord, Doloris, Raymond, Wayne, Denis, Mike, Elwin & Lions Donors Julian, Terry & Shon..Thanks to all involved.
 
 
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Lions Effective Speaking
Pictured below are the classroom effective speaking winners at J.D.
Hogarth Public School. A "Certificate of Achievement" was presented to them on
Friday by Belwood Lions Effective Speaking CoChair Denis Vinette. These students were to be going onto the Lions District competition on March 28th in St. George, however unfortunately due to teachers contract discussions and more recently Covid-19 concerns, this competition has been cancelled for 2020 / 2021
That is of course not to take away from the achievement of these students in being recognized in their school competition.
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Belwood Lions club president Graham Scroggie presents Alissa Gibbons, marketing coordinator for Sunrise Therapeutic Riding and Learning Centre, a donation in support of their activities for adults and children with special needs.https://sunrise-therapeutic.ca/
 
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Belwood Lions Christmas Craft Sale & Bazaar - OCT 20th
 
Our annual 'one-of-a-kind craft sale with local craftspeople.
We had a great turnout from the vendors with a wide selection of knitted articles, clothing, wooden craft, birdboxes, embroidery, jewellery, household, personalwear, basically something for everyone. A steady flow of people came and particated. The food booth was steady, and the penny table was a hit. All in all a great day, and all had fun.
 
 
 
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Belwood Lions, in cooperation with the Township of Centre Wellington and Wellington County installed 12 flowerboxes on the bridge on County Rd #26, and the pedestrian bridge in Belwood Village as part of Belwood Lions community beautification. The flowerboxes provide a lovely splash of colour around the village and welcome visitors and cottagers alike.
 
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Joel Pegg, MNRF Officer accepts a cheque donation from Belwood & District Lions Club Past President Julian Vines toward the MNRF YOUTH OUTDOOR DAY program. Every September youth aged from 9-18 yrs register to attend a day of outdoor educational events, demonstrations and activities at Luther Marsh Conservation Area.
 
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Jackie Andews of Centre Wellington Food Bank receives a donation from Sam Stewart of Belwood & District Lions Club to support their work within the community.
 
 
 
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CHECK US OUT FOR LATEST UPDATES ON
FACEBOOK @Belwoodlions and our dedicated @PikeDerby facebook page
 
 
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Listen to Grand 101 FM Radio to keep up to date with our events and hear interviews with our members.

 

 

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