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The Lions Club of Nelson, Est. 1945

Over 75 years of community and humanitarian service in Nelson, BC, Canada.
Lions Club #7820,    

Firewood Sale Date Announced!

Saturday , October 14th, 2023, 8AM - Across from Blewett Elementary

$325/cord - only pay for what you take.

This year's annual firewood sale fundraiser will begin at 8AM, Saturday October 14th, across from Blewett School.
We will sell until we sell out!
Bring your trucks, trailers and strong kids to get a great deal on (ready to burn!) firewood for the winter!
We ask everyone to load their own trucks, so please come prepared to do so.  We will help out as much as we can/are allowed, as always.
Don't need a full cord? No problem - you'll only pay for what you can carry!

We are grateful to Kalesnikoff for once again donating the logs - and all our members and volunteers for splitting them up!

100% of money raised from the Firewood Sale is donated by our Lions Club back to our community. A HUGE thank you to all of you who continue to support our growing club!


July 1st Pancakes on Baker are back!

Celebrate Canada Day with Pancakes on Baker Street!

Join us on July 1st from 8 am to 11 am at the 500 Block of Baker Street for an exciting Canada Day Pancakes event. Enjoy delicious pancakes, sausages, and your choice of coffee or juice for $10 (adults) or $5 (kids 12 and under). To help reduce waste, kindly bring your own cutlery and plate.

All funds raised will directly benefit our community and help us get closer to a new playground at Lion’s Park

Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate Canada Day, indulge in a delicious breakfast, and make a difference in our community.

See you on July 1st!




2023 Christmas Tree Pickup

Yes! We are doing our annual Christmas Tree Pickup fundraiser this year! 

January 7, 9AM - Noon

Please leave your tree out BEFORE 9am or our scouting crew might miss you - out and visible on your front curb (not back laneways please!)  

We request a donation of $5-$10 per tree, cash or cheques to “Nelson Lions Club” please. Leave it attached in a ziplock bag, in your mailbox or at your door - or contact us via our website to send an eTransfer beforehand.

$5/tree (minimum) donation

All trees are ground up and composted locally - nothing is thrown away!
Pick-up Truck owners! If you wish to volunteer, please contact us at con tact@ nelsonli



Lions Club of Nelson 2022 Community Grants Program

The Lions Club of Nelson will open applications for Community Grants in Fall 2022. This is the fourteenth year the club has utilized funds generated from the investment in the Osprey Community Foundation to help fund the club's grant program.

Applications are accepted from the Lions Club of Nelson membership area which is approximately defined as the City of Nelson, North Shore, Harrop, Proctor, Balfour, Taghum, Blewett and Beasley.

Only those organizations or individuals who can issue an official donation receipt under the Federal Income Tax Act are qualified to apply for the Lions Club of Nelson Community Grants.

The Club will accept applications for grants until a date TBA, and grants will be issued in January or Februrary 2022.

Application forms and detailed grant application guidelines are available here.



Our first Zoom meeting!

During COVID-19, we had to go high-tech and online!


We are recruiting!

Nelson Lions Club is recruiting new members! 2019 saw our club nearly double in size. We welcome both women and men over 18 years of age. No experience is necessary - we will teach skills in volunteering and leadership. Our members span 5 decades(!) with our newer members learning from those who've been with us for over 40 years!



What We Do

  • Annual Christmas Tree Pickup
  • Annual July 1st Pancake Breakfast on Baker St. (held for more than 50 years)
  • Nelson Uphill Lions Park and Lions Point Garden on the Centennial Walkway    
  • Catering, (Pancake breakfasts, burgers etc.)
  • Annual Firewood Sales
  • Equipment Rental - Casino Equipment, Tables, Chairs, Grills or Chuckwagon
  • Investors Tent - setup and take down for community events
  • Lions Mint Sales
  • Recycle  used eye glasses
  • Club Picnics and interaction with other clubs
  • Contribute to Lions International for financial help to countries throughout the world suffering from man-made or natural disasters.



Visiting Lions Welcome!

Please call ahead to join us at our dinner meetings, held in Nelson's Eagles Hall every 1st Tuesday at 6:30. We'll enjoy meeting you, and you'll receive a letter confirming your visit - help maintain your 100% attendance record while visiting Nelson, BC.

Visiting Lions are always welcome to join in any of our activities. However, if you are not able to come to a dinner meeting, the President of the club or delegate would love to meet with you.


We are a proud member club of Multiple District Nineteen of Lions Clubs International



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