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Region 24 Heroes

"No Child Without" - Lions Clubs Support MedicAlert Bracelets


No Child Without - Glencoe Lions

The Glencoe Lions and donor Van Heck Funeral Home have directly funded students from Ekcoe Central School and St. Charles School.

Involved in the Glencoe Lions MedicAlert program for Ekcoe and St. Charles schools are l. to r. Lions Club President Doug Reycraft, Ekcoe principal Sue Bandeen, Lions

District A-1 NCW Chair Lion Bruce Edwards, St. Charles principal Joanne Hogan-bakai and Alex Van Heck. TFP photo by Marie Williams-Gagnon

No Child Without - Sarnia Township

The Sarnia Township Lions Club has directly funded students from the Confederation Central Elementary School.

Involved in the Sarnia Township Lions Club MedicAlert program for Confederation school are from left to right Lions Club President Koert Nieuwenhuis, soon to be recipients of MedicAlert bracelets Jimmie Toyne and Brody Lapointe and Lion Al Taylor, Chair, Boys & Girls Committee. Picture taken by Lion Joyce Doucet, Bingo Chair.




Petrolia Heroes

Petrolia Leos Receive 5 Year Banner Patch

District Governor Don McKessock presented the Petrolia and District Leo Club with a Five Year banner patch from L. C. I. F. The Lions Club of Petrolia was presented with a Five Year chevron as the Leo’s sponsor, to be placed on their awards banner.

Pictured are L. To R: Lion Toney Beaulier, Leo Justin Beaulieu, Gov. Don McKessock and Lions Club President Sharon Hornbostel.

Petrolia Leos Donate $75.00 to Eyes Right

Petrolia and District Leo Club presented Gov. Don McKessock with a cheque for $75.00 for the charity of his choice [Eyes Right]. The Lions Club of Petrolia also presented Gov Don with a cheque for his favourite charity in honour of his Official Visit.

Pictured L. To R: Leo Philip Laker, Eric Richter, Corey Sitek, Gov. Don McKessock, Jessica Beaulier, Tyler Vandeburghe, Michael Thrower, Mark Johnston and Justin Beaulieu.

Governor Don has a moment with Santa

District Governor Don McKessock was invited to sit on Santa's (A.K.A. Lion Art Parkes) knee at the Lions Club of Petrolia's Christmas party. Governor Don said he had been a good Lion all year long.

Petrolia Giant Christmas Sock Draw

The Lions Club of Petrolia held the annual draw for the Giant Christmas Sock full of toys at their business meeting Dec. 15th. The winning ticket was drawn by Lion Gail Tanner and the lucky winner was Don Phillips of Andrew St., Petrolia. Shown in the picture are winner Don Phillips and Christmas Sock Draw chairman Lion Jim Stapleton. Proceeds totaling $3100.00 from the draw will be donated to Christmas for Everyone.


Zone 24 West Heroes

Zone 24 Lions Donate $7300 to Canadian Diabetes Research....

Lions from Zone 24 West in District A-1 recently donated over $7300 to Canadian Diabetes Research. Glencoe, Petrolia, Sarnia, Sarnia Township and Wyoming Lions Clubs joined forces to promote a Tractor Draw Raffle.

The 10 lucky winners were from all over SW Ontario. Lions Eugene Graham(Petrolia), Don Godfrey(Sarnia), Doug Dew(Petrolia) and Al Taylor(Sarnia Township) look on as Project Chair Lion Manfred Altmann presents a cheque to Sharon Cathcart at the Canadian Diabetes office in Sarnia.

Sarnia Lions Show Appreciation for Community Support

Sarnia Lion President Don Godfrey and Project Chair Lion Manfred Altmann presented a thank-you plaque to the Princess Auto Sarnia Store to show Lions appreciation for their support of the successful Zone 24W Tractor Draw. The Lions Clubs of Zone 24W raised over $7300 was raised for Diabetes


Four Generations of Lucan Heroes

Lucan has Four Generations of Lions

Talk about a Lions Family! Lucan Lions Club can boast of four generations of Lions. DG Lion Don McKessock is pictured with Lion John Young (left) and grand-dad Jim Young. Lion John's Dad, Jeff Young, and great-grandfather J. Alex Young were also Lucan Lions.