Celebrating 50 Years
of Service!

Canso Lions Club

Canso, NS

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                                      Canso Lions Club Spring into Action


The Canso Lions Club has been very busy during the month of March with a successful benefit bingos and telethon were held to raise funds to assist residents. The final dart tournament was held on Saturday March 3rd. The drop-in darts will continue until Tuesday April 10th. Fish orders from the Spring Fish Sale were delivered on Thursday March 29th to the Guysborough and Larry’s River area. The Lions Club sponsor two fundraising events in April the first a Grad Prize Bingo on Saturday April 7th at 7 PM. And the Canso Arena Telethon on Saturday April 14th from noon until 5 PM. The Telethon will be broadcast on Cable 6 and on Facebook. The public is welcome to come and enjoy the entertainment and light refreshments. The Lions have agreed to assist the Guysborough Recreation department with the Lobster Run on Saturday May 4th. Election of Officers for the 2018/2019 Lions year will be held in April. Several Canso Lions Club members will be attending the annual Nova Scotia Lions Convention in Yarmouth from April 27th to April 29th.

The Canso Lions continue to assist with the Fanning Education Centre/Canso Academy Breakfast Program and the Meals on Wheels home delivery. Weekly activities include Tuesday TV Bingo and Thursday card plays. The popular meat rolls will be held on Friday April 6th and Friday April 20th.

The Canso Lions Club will hold its 50th Anniversary Charter Night on Saturday May 26th.The Canso Lions Club appreciated the support it has from the public and want to thank District 5 councillor Janet Peitzsche for her donation to help with Lions Club projects.


Lion Ray White

Publicity Chair


Pictures from Spring Fish Sale


Lions Bill Roberts and Clayton weigh out cod tongues for fish sale customers.

Lions Barry Lumsden Wayne Sullivan Clayton Haines help unload fish from Premium Seafoods.


Lions Wayne Sullivan, Barry Lumsden, Clayton Haines Dave Parker and Lion Paul Horne share the job of moving the boxes of fish into the Canso Lions Club.


Pictures by Lion Ray White


Canso by The Sea

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Lions Clubs International is  network of 1.3 million men and women in 205 countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world.

The international project Campaign SightFirst has as its goal the eradication of preventable blindness throughout the world.  On a local level, Lions participate in a vast variety of projects important to their communities. These projects range from cleaning up local parks to providing supplies to victims of natural disasters, health projects and a range of youth projects such as Youth Exchange and Youth of the Year.

Beginning in 1917, the International Association of Lions Clubs has provided millions of people with the opportunity to give something back to their communities. View LQ (Lions Quarterly Video Magazine) on the Lions News Network to see how Lions continue to make a difference everyday and everywhere.


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