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Feeding hungry people – 2020

Last year, we started a new club project. In partnership with the Out Of The Cold Foundation, we planned, prepared and served dozens of meals to marginally housed guests. We liked doing it. Helping other people feels good. We were… Continue Reading →

Scouts Food Drive

We were happy to partner with the 2nd Highland Creek Scouting Group on their November Food Drive. Over 7800 pounds of food were collected in the Centennial community in southeast Scarborough! That food went to the Scarborough Centre for Healthy… Continue Reading →

Car wash

On June 15, 2019, drop by Jack Goodlad Community Centre and get your car washed! From 10:00am to 3:00pm, we will be working with the Navy League Cadet Corps – Prince of Wales on a car wash fundraiser. You can… Continue Reading →

Feeding hungry people

Wherever you go, people are hungry. So we decided to help a little bit. In April, 2019, the Scarborough Cedarbrae Golden Mile Lions Club planned, prepared and served dinner for about 70 marginally housed guests. We worked with the Out… Continue Reading →

Rising from the ashes

There was a big fire. It lasted for a couple of this winter’s coldest days and nights. When it was over, the meeting place shared by a half dozen Lions clubs had no roof. (CBC stories with fire still burning,… Continue Reading →

Catch the Ace 2018

Catch the Ace is an exciting progressive raffle (FAQ). The raffle continues with weekly ticket sales until somebody: wins the weekly draw, and selects the envelope with the Ace of Spades. From each week’s ticket sales, 20% goes into a… Continue Reading →

Cure cancer while you sleep

Grid computing is a powerful tool that allows researchers to vastly speed up their calculations, and get results in months instead of years. Join me, and hundreds of thousands of others who volunteer their computer’s idle time to research efforts… Continue Reading →

Religion and Politics

Sooner or later, everybody finds somebody who disagrees with their views on politics and religion. The Lions Clubs International Purpose is designed in part to avoid confrontations along these lines. It reads in part: To Provide a forum for the… Continue Reading →

Levee-generated project ideas

Our recent Lions Levee event was a great success! We had a couple of dozen people show up. The crowd included people from various social services, from a veterans’ care home to a community centre, and several in between. Many… Continue Reading →

A short history of Lions Clubs International

Map image By Kristian Vangen (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Here’s a short history of Lions Clubs International. The first Lions Club was founded in 1917 in Chicago. The organization became “International” in 1920 with the founding… Continue Reading →

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