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Contributions over the years

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Donation to the Thamesford/Kintore Scouting Club

On April 23rd, Jim Keron presented a cheque to Scout Leader Andrew Holtrop in the amount of $1000 

 

Donation to Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guide program

Lion Jack Broadfoot and our Lion President Sheldon Wade have bonded over the excitement of bringing a large donation towards this service within our Lions Clubs International pillars!
On Monday April 1st, 2024 Lion Jack Broadfoot presented a $20,000 cheque to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, symbolizing the fruits of our labor at the Woodstock Canada's Outdoor Farm Show. Our club's dedication, totaling over 800 hours, resulted in this donation, derived from a percentage of the event's profits. Together we serve

Interchurch Donation 2023

Thank you to everyone who was so generous to donate money at the kettles that were located at RBC, Tim Hortons, Photos with Santa and the Carol Sing. Along with your donation, the Thamesford Lions also donated, bringing the total to $5438.  We also brought a trailer load of food donated at the Cali Christmas parade.  

 

Embro Pavillion Project

Thamesford Lions Club donated $5000 to the Embro Pavillion Project in August, 2023.

 

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Thamesford Multi Use Court

On March 2nd, 2023, members of the Thamesford Lions and the Thamesford Lawn Bowling Club were at the Zorra Township office to donate $50,000 to the members of the Thamesford Multi Use Court Committee. 

Thamesford District Recreational Centre

In March the Thamesford Lions Club donated $3000 to go towards the overhead projector in the Community Hall for all renters to use

Ingersoll and area Interchurch-2022

$2,120 was donated to the Interchurch from the kettle drive held in Thamesford in 2022.  Food, donated at the Christmas parade, was also donated to Interchurch

Embro Splash Pad

$5,000 was donated to the committee to go towards the Embro Splashpad

Batting Cage - Thamesford

$3,000 was donated to the TMBA to build a batting case in the South Park by the Baseball diamond

Playground equipment-Kintore

$5,000 was donated to help build a playground in Kintore

Official Ribbon cutting June 15, 2023

Ingersoll and area Interchurch 2021

$1840 was donated to the Interchurch from the donations from the Kettle Drive!  Thank you!

Water and Wheels Thamesford

$50,000 was donated to the Thamesford Committee called Water and Wheels to create a splash pad and skate park.  Both opened in 2021

Alexandra Hospital - Ingersoll

$10,000 was donated to the Alexandra Hospital in 2019 to help purchase much needed medical equipment

Firehall A/V equipment

$3000 was donated to the Thamesford Firehall, in 2016, to purchase A/V equipment for the volunteers training room

 

Great Ride N Stride for Cancer

Thamesford was the home of the original ride and It was then known as the Ladies Ride for Cancer. In 1968 a group of 39 Ladies participated and raised over $4,000 for Cancer research. In 1969 the county of Oxford jumped in and they raised another $30,000 through the event.  It has subsequently expanded across the country. 

The Thamesford Ride is now organized by the Thamesford Lions with 100% of the money collected going to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Riders leave the Anglican Church on a cold April day 2011: Note the Lions Tandem Bike

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