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Lions Club of Merrickville - Welcome!
The Lions Club of Merrickville has experienced many changes and challenges in its lifetime. Today, we are a small but exceptionally active club with a strong, visible community presence. The Lions have been an integral part of the Merrickville-Wolford community for over half a century and have take on or supported many community projects. We look forward to providing even greater support to other valuable projects in our community and beyond.
The Lions Club of Merrickville hold true to our motto —
Dear Residents of the Merrickville-Wolford area:
The Christmas Season will soon be upon us, and the Lions Club of Merrickville is requesting members of our community to make a donation to the Lions Hamper Fund.
THE ANGEL TREE GIFTS OR TOYS IS LOCATED IN LARKSPUR LANE
During the last 30+ years, the Merrickville Lions have been pleased to coordinate this effort with the support of the Merrickville Legion, Merrickville Firefighters, Merrickville District Community Health Centre, Merrickville Post Office, Merrickville Food Market, Merrickville Drug Mart and the Royal Bank of Canada.
NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS MAY BE DROPPED OFF DECEMBER 3RD AT:
• Mountain of Food truck situated in front of Merrickville Food Market,
• Merrickville Lions Hot Apple Cider Booth - IN FRONT OF THE ICE CREAM SHOPPE,
• The Merrickville Food Market have $5 and $10 bags available.
CHEQUES OR CASH MAY BE DROPPED OF AT:
• Merrickville Lions Hot Apple Cider Booth - December 3rd,
• Merrickville Royal Bank, Merrickville Food Market, Post Office, or Larkspur Lane,
• Or, mail cheques to the Merrickville Lions at P.O. Box 173 Merrickville, ON K0G1N0,
• make cheques payable to The Lions Club of Merrickville and if the donation is for toys, on the memo line write Angel Tree
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE MERRICKVILLE LIONS CLUB 2022
CHRISTMAS HAMPER PROGRAM
NOTE: As of Dec. 1st if you are in need of a Christmas Hamper, or are aware of anyone who is, please contact Ted or Rhonda Purvis at 613-269-4918. Complete confidentiality is assured.
2022 Merrickville Lions Old-lympics
In August 2022, the Merrickville Lions Club hosted their 2nd annual Fun Old-lympics and BBQ. Lions and guests engaged in an afternoon of 5 hole golf, frisbee golf (Frolf), horseshoes and axe throwing followed by a pot-luck burger and chicken BBQ.
Culminating the occasion was the presentation of medals and awards.
Club President Sue Wilkes received the Melvin Jones Fellow Award from
DG Renee Devenny and PDG Jim Devenny presented the club with the Maple Leaf Award.
Also in attendance was PDG Dave Howard.
We all are looking forward to next year's event.
The Lions Club of Merrickville provides funding and
major donations throughout the year to year to a variety of groups and individuals in need in our Community and beyond.
Some of the examples are:
New Lions Club member Niall Brady (centre)accepting his membership certificate from Lion Vic (left) and Lion Kel (right).
With financial assistance from the Merrickville Lions Club, the Merrickville Day Nursery School is now able to transport their young charges throughout the village in a new Choo Choo Train. L-R Representing the Day Nursery School, Carrissa MacGregor, Lions Director Grant Birtch, Lions President Susan Wilkes, Lions Past President Lion Kelvin McGreavy.
President . . . Lion Sue Wilkes
Vice President . . . Lion Kel McGreavy
Secretary . . . Lion Mike Zaversenuke
Recording Secretary . . . Lion Mike Zaversenuke
Treasurer . . . Lion Niall Brady
Membership . . . Lion Terry Bartlett, Lion Mike Zaversenuke
Tail Twister . . . Lion Pat Attwell, Lion Gerry Seguin
Communications . . . Lion Chris Chinkiwsky
Director . . . Lion Grant Birtch, Lion Gerry Seguin, Lion Mark Scullino