Lions Club of

Merrickville

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 —

"WE SERVE"

Christmas Hamper

Program 2022

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.

Major Donations

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:

  • Dispensarlo Medico: Huecorlo Mexico, donated over $15,000 over five years
  • Merrickville Community Centre: kitchen renovations
  • Merrickville Health Centre: $10,000 towards a new van
  • Merrickville Day Care: $4,300 for emergency repairs
  • Ottawa Hospital Foundation: donated $10,000 for cancer research
  • Purchased artificial pitchers mound: $4,500 for local ball teams
  • Most recently-purchased and installed two defibrillators in the community
  • Many other donations that occur annually or when needed

New Member

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.

Merrickville Lions Club Officers

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

CAMPSITE

Meetings:

1st & 3rd Thursday at 7pm upstairs at the Merrickville Legion - 229 Main Street West, Merrickville

 

65th ANNIVERSARY - SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

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