Garnish Lions Club

Serving Since 1974

President For 2010 - 2011

Tim Walters

 

                                Monthly Activity Reports

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR APRIL 2012

Garnish Lions Club

P. O. Box 185

Garnish, NL

A0E 1T0

 

Secretary: Lion Sarah Walters

 

Membership: 15 members

 

Donations and other Charitable Activities
- $ 50.00 SPCA, Burin
- We had five members attend the DGO at Gander.
- We gave out get well and sympathy cards. Also we gave a fruit basket to the wife of one of our lions, who was hospitalized.
- We have two scooters in use in our community.
Fundraiser Activities
- We raise funds at each meeting for diabetes.
- We sponsor mix darts on Friday Nights.
- We are a partner in Booth Charities TV Bingo.
- We participate in VOCM Cares Bingo

 

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FO MARCH, 2012

Garnish Lions Club

P.O. Box 185

Garnish, NL.

A0E 1T0

Secretary: Lion Sarah Walters

 

Membership: 15 members

 

Donations and other Charitable Activities.
- $ 200.00 Max Simms Memorial Camp. The final portion of our yearly commitment.
- $ 50.00 Ice Crystal annual ice show.
- $ 25.00 Easter Seals.
- We sent get well and sympathy cards to people in our community.
- We provide two scooters to two residents of our community.
- Two members from our club attended the Zone Meeting at St .Lawrence During this meeting the Regional Speak-Off took place.

 

Fundraiser Activities
- Raise funds at each meeting for diabetes.
- Sponsored a jamboree.
- Sponsor Friday Night mix darts.
- Partner in Booth Charities TV Bingo.
- Participate in VOCM Cares Bingo

 

                                                        

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR FEBRUARY 2012

Garnish Lions Club

P.O. Box 185

Garnish,  NL

A0E 1T0

Secretary: Lion Sarah Walters
Membership: 15 members

 

Donations and other Charitable Activities.
-$25.00 Eastern School District Regional School Fair.
-$25.00 William Breon for MS Walk.
-$100.00 Jamieson Breakfast Program.
-Our club served breakfast to the children of Jamieson Academy School during the week of Feb. 27th- March 02nd.
-Held our club speak-off at Holy Name of Mary School Lawn.
-Inducted one new member.
-Continue to give out Get Well/ Sympathy Cards.
-Purchased a fruit basket for Theresa Grandy, King Lion's Wife.

 

Fundraising Activities
-Held Valentine Day Ticket Draw.
-Held peasoup dinner to raise funds to support improvements to operating room at Burin Hospital.
-We raise funds for diabetes at each meeting.
-We sponsor mix darts on Friday Nights.
-We held our monthly jamboree.
-Partner in Booth Charities Bingo.
-Involved with VOCM Cares Bingo.

 

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR JANUARY 2012.

Garnish Lions Club.

P.O. Box 185.

Garnish , NL.

A0E 1T0

 

Secretary: Lion Sarah Walters

 

Membership: 14 members.

 

Donations and other Charitable Activities.
- $25.00 CNIB
- $25.00 Kidney Foundation
- $25.00 Homeless and Housing Network
- Purchased twenty West Jet Tickets. Funds from tickets in support of improvements to operating room at Burin Hospital.
- Continue to supply two residents of Garnish with scooters.
- Continue to give out get well/sympathy cards to residents of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.
- Six members attended Zone Meeting and took part in LMSMC dart tournament.

 

Fundraising Activities

 

- VOCM Cares Radio Bingo.
- Booth Charities TV Bingo.
- Raise funds for diabetes at each meeting.
- Friday Night mix darts

 

   

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR DECEMBER 2011.

 
    Garnish Lions Club
    Box 185
    Garnish, NL.
    A0E 1TO.
 
    Secretary: Lion Sarah Walters.
 
    Membership: 14 member.
 
    Donations and Other Charitable Activities.
 
    - $25.00 Janeway Children's Hospital.
    - $25.00 Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador.
    - We have two scooters in use in our community.
    - We continue to give get well/sympathy cards to residents of our community.
    - We held our Santa Claus Parade on December 10th in partnership with the town of Garnish. Also during the parade we collected food for the food bank.
    - We held our senior's party on December 12th.
 
    Fundraiser Activities:
 
    - We continue to raise funds at each meeting for diabetes.
    - We are partners in Booth Charities TV Bingo.
    - We continue to take part in VOCM Cares Bingo.
    - We held a jamboree this month and we sponsor mix darts every Friday Night.

 

Garnish Lion's Club

        Box 185

        Garnish, NL.

        A0E 1T0

 

Report for Nov. 2011

 

 
        Secretary: Lion Sarah Walters
 
        Membership: 14 members.
 
        DONATIONS AND OTHER CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES.
 
        -$25.00  Canadian Cancer Society
        -$100.00  Lions Max Simms Memorial Camp.
        -$25.00  Christmas Seal Campaign.
        -$100.00  VOCM Cares Happy Tree
        -$50.00 Grace Sparkes House for Christmas Gifts.
        -$75.00  resident of Frenchmen's Cove for medical travel.
 
        -We send get well and sympathy cards to community residents 
        -We have two motor scooters in use in our community.
        -We held a Remembrance Day Ceremony in our community.
        -We are collecting used eyeglasses for Sight ll.
        -Our club celebrated 37 years of lionism on November 25th. There were approximately fifty people present. We thank all of our guest for being with us on this special occasion and for their participation in the celebration. We were extra pleased to have our District Governor Lion Tom and his wife present, Lion Tom is a member of our club. Also a one hundred dollar scholarship was presented to a deserving student of our community. The scholarship was presented in memory of our club's deceased lions.
 
        FUNDRAISER ACTIVITIES
 
        -We are partners in Booth Charities Bingo.
        -We participate in VOCM Cares Bingo.
        -We sell tickets at each meeting in support of diabetes.
        -We sponsor weekly mixed darts at our building.
        -We recently held a jamboree at our building.

 

 

 

 

 

   ACTIVITY REPORT FOR OCTOBER 2011
 
        Garnish Lions Club
        Box 185
        Garnish, NL
        A0E 1T0.
 
        Secretary: Sarah Walters.
 
        Membership:  14.
 
                                                       DONATIONS AND OTHER CHARITABLE  ACTIVITIES
 
        - $100.00   to trust fund set up by Whit Bourne Lions Club to provide assistance for medical travel to a resident of their area.
 
        - $100.00     to Janeway Hospital.
 
        - $300.00    Bakeapple Festival Committee.
 
        - $150.00    to a member of our club for medical travel.
 
        - For World Service Day we visited the seniors of Ocean View Manor and provided music and lunch for them.
 
        - We continue to send get well / sympathy cards to community residents.
 
        - We continue to provide two scooters to residents of our community.
 
                                                       FUNDRAISER ACTIVITIES
 
        - Held a breakfast to raise funds for our building.
 
        - We are partners in Booth Charities Bingo.
 
        - We continue to take part in VOCM Cares Bingo.
 
        - We rented our building to P.C Party on election day

 

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 2011
 
    Garnish Lions Club
    Box 185
    Garnish, NL.
    A0E 1T0.
    

    Secretary: Lion Sarah Walters.

     Membership: 14 members.

     DONATIONS AND OTHER CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES:

     $25.00 Parkinson Disease.

    $50.00 Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament.

    $1700.00 to a resident of Garnish for travel to receive a double transplant.

    $25.00 Children's Wish Foundation Walk, taking place at Marystown.

    Continue to provide two scooters to residents of our community.

    Gave a fruit basket to a member of our club who was in the hospital.

    Sent a get well card to a member of St. Lawrence Club in hospital in St. John's.

 

    FUNDRAISER ACTIVITIES:

     Our members helped at Burin Peninsula Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament, along with other clubs in our Zone.

    We are partners in Boot Charity Bingo.

    We continue to take part in VOCM Cares Radio Bingo

 

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR JULY 2011

 

    Garnish Lions Club

    Box 185

    Garnish, NL.

    A0E 1T0

 
    Secretary: Sarah Walters
 
    Membership:    14 members  
 
                                                              ACTIVITIES
 
    - We have had a meeting to prepare for our events in Garnish Bakeapple Festival.
 
                                                              CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES
 
    -We have two scooters in use in our community.
    -On Canada Day we held a flag raising ceremony with the singing of O'  Canada. A breakfast was served at our building after the flag raising. We also had the cutting of our Canada Day Cake. This activity was attended by people of all ages.
    -We continue to give get well and sympathy cards to people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.
 
                                                               FUNDRAISER ACTIVITIES
 
    -We sponsored a jamboree at our building.
    -We are a partner in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.
    -Breakfast served at our Canada Day Activities.
    -We are presently selling tickets on a BBQ.    

 

 

 

 ACTIVITY REPORT FOR JUNE 2011.

 
        Garnish Lions Club
        Box 185
        Garnish, NL.
        AOE 1T0
 
        Membership  14
 
                                                                      ACTIVITIES
 
        -We hired students to mow our adopt-a-spot this summer.
        -Our last club meeting was a dinner meeting. We had Lion Lewis Payne, Zone Chair and three other members from the Grand Bank Club in attendance. Lion Lew did the insulation of our officers.
        -We have received a government project for our club valued at $35000. Hopefully work will get underway soon.
 
                                             DONATIONS AND CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES
 
        -$70.00  help a child with Autism attend a Hawaiian Summer Camp.
        -$100.00  Amanda Stockley to help her attend a Global Leo Conference in Seattle.
        -$500.00 Diabetes Cavalcade.
        -$300.00  LFC. All members of our club are now life members of LFC.
        -$ 75.00   help a resident of our community travel to St. John's for medical attention.
        -$100.00  Janeway Teleathon.
        -$200.00  Garnish Fire Department.
        -$ 50.00 Gerard Bailey Nite Golf Tournament in support of diabetes.
        - Our Publicity Committee have given out two sympathy cards, two get well cards and have made two hospital visits.
        - We helped the Anglican Church with their cold plate takeout.
        - Two of our members represented our club at a meeting of the Health Foundation and Zone 10.
        - Our club along with clubs in Zone 10 have committed to raise $250000 to make improvements to the operating room at the Burin Hospital.
        - With the help of our friends we cleaned our adopted highway. A peasoup dinner was served in our building after.
        - July 25th we did our annual walk for prostate cancer ( Walk a Mile in His Shoes Campaign ). We are proud to say that we raised approximately $800.00. Friends of our club were once again a tremendous help.
        - We own two motor scooters and have them in use in our community.
 
                                              FUNDRAISER ACTIVITIES
 
        - We held a successful tollgate. We collected $ 472.00. Proceeds going to Diabetes Cavalcade.
        - We rented our building for a party.
        - We are partners in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.
 

 

1st Vice President Bruce Grandy
2nd Vice President Enos May
Treasurer Robyn Toal
Secretary Bert Cluett

   Lion Tom Pardy

    Lion Abel Clarke

   Lion Haydyn Petten        

    Lion Melvin Francis

    Lion Allen Strowbridge

    Lion June Petten

    Lion Lynn Grandy

    Lion Harold Shoppee

 

 

 

Activity Report for May 2011

 

Garnish Lions Club

Box 185

Garnish, NL

A0E 1T0

 
Membership 14
 
ACTIVITIES
 
-Two of our members attended a Leadership Training Session at Max Simms Memorial Camp.
-We had four members from our club attend the Multiple District Convention in St. John's.
 
Donations and Charitable Activities
 
- $100.00 District Disaster Fund
- $100.00 Lion Tom's directory
- $50.00   Burin Peninsula SPCA.
- $100.00 Kin and Friends Radiothon in support of health care on the Burin Peninsula.
- We have set up a committee to make plans in the event of a disaster taking place in our area.
- Our Publicity Committee gave out two get well cards, one sympathy card and a fruit basket.
- We sell tickets at our meetings in support of Diabetes Cavalcade.
- We have two motor scooters in use in our community.
 
Fundraiser Activities
 
-We held our annual turkey cold plate fundraiser. We sold 450 plates. A successful fundraiser. We really appreciated the help we received from friends of our club.
-We are partners in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.
-We rented our building for a shower.
-We held a jamboree at our building.

 


 

Activity Report for April 2011

         Garnish Lions Club

        Box 185

        Garnish,  NL

         A0E 1T0

 
        Membership  14
 
         ACTIVITIES
 
        DONATIONS AND CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES:
 
        - $25.00  Easter Seals.
 
        - $35.00  Multiple District Convention Booklet
 
        - $300.00  Our annual donation to Lion Max Simms Memorial Camp.
 
        - $50.00  Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.
 
        - We held our annual  Soup for Shut-Ins Project. For this project we take a bowl of soup and a cut of pie to those in our community who are shut-in.
 
        - Our club is proud of Lion Tom who is now District Governor elect for our district and Lion Bruce who will be our Zone Chair. We were also very pleased to help Lion Tom with his hospitality room.
 
        - We recently delivered a motor scooter to a resident of our community. We now have two motor scooters in use.
 
        - Our Publicity Committee have delivered one get - well card and three sympathy cards to residents of our community.
 
        FUNDRAISER  ACTIVITIES
 
        - We sponsor mix darts on Friday Nights.
 
        - We are one of the partners in Booth Charities TV.  Bingo.
 
        - We are involved with VOCM Cares Bingo.

 

 

 

  Activity Report for February 2011

         Garnish Lions Club

        Box 185, Garnish, NL   A0E 1T0

        
        Membership  14
 
       ACTIVITIES
 
        -  Donations:
 
                $35.00- advertising in Multiple District N Convention Book.
 
                $75.00- help a Garnish resident with transportation to St. John's  for medical attention.
 
                $100.00- fifty dollars each to pay registration for two of our members to attend a leadership seminar at Max Simms Memorial Camp.
 
                $300.00 - Garnish Bakeapple Festival.
 
        - this month the Publicity Committee of our club have given out one fruit basket and one get - well card.
 
        - we have a motor scooter in use in our community.

 

 
          Fund Raisers                                                         
 
        - sponsor mix darts on Friday Nights.
 
        - sell tickets at each meeting, funds go to Diabetes Cavalcade.
 
        - we are one of the partners in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.
 
        -held a jamboree at our building.
 
        - held our annual Valentine ticket sale. Sold 1900 tickets.
 
        - held a fish supper- successful event.
 
 

 

                 

 

       Activity Report for January 2011

 

        Garnish Lions Club

        Box 185

        Garnish, NL.

        A0E 1T0.

 
        Membership  14
 

 ACTIVITIES

 
        -donations:
            . $20.00-- All Saints Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Foxtrap.
            . $20.00-- St. Giles Anglican Church Cemetery Fund, Garnish.
        -during our Santa Claus Parade we collected 30 pounds of food for the food bank.

 

        -On December 18th our club held its annual Santa Claus Parade. The Town of Garnish paid 50% of the cost. The parade ended at The Garnish Community Centre where we gave all the children goody bags. We also requested store owners place boxes in their stores where people placed presents for their children. Santa presented the children with those gifts. A successful parade.

 

        -this month the publicity committee of our club have given out 2 fruit baskets, 3 get well cards and 3 sympathy cards.
        -fundraiser - we sold approximately 800 tickets on a quilt.
        -sponsor mix darts on Friday Nights.
        -we have a motor scooter in use in our community.
        -tickets for fundraiser supporting Lion Max Simms Camp bought by our members.
        -sell tickets at each meeting, funds will go to Diabetes Cavalcade.
        -we are one of the partners in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.               

 

 

 

 

Activity Report for December 2010

                        Garnish Lions Club

            Box 185

            Garnish, NL

            A0E 1T0

 
            Membership   14
 
            -sponsor mix darts on Friday Nights.
            -sell tickets each meeting, funds will go to Diabetes Cavalcade.
            -again this month our club helped the Salvation Army with their Christmas Kettle Campaign.
            -continue to give get well and sympathy cards to the people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.
            -our club celebrated 36 years of lionism on November 27th. There were approximately forty-five people present. We thank all of our guest for being with us on this special occasion and for their participation in the celebration. Our club with the help of friends prepared a hot turkey dinner. Also at the celebrations two one hundred dollar scholarships were presented to two deserving students from our town. Those scholarships were presented in memory of our club's deceased lions.
            -we have a motor scooter in use in our community.
            -repaired a fence for a lady living near our club.
            -donations:
                . $50.00 Grace Sparkes House
                . $25.00 Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.
            -we are one of the partners in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.
            -on December 9th we honoured our seniors by giving them a Christmas Party at our club. We had our local musicians provide music and songs from the Christmas Season. We treated them to a meal and other goodies given by our town and store owners. A visit from Santa was the highlight of the evening.
            -the week of  Dec. 6th to 10th we served breakfast to the students of Jamieson Academy

 

Activity Report for Nov. 2010.

 

        Garnish Lions Club

        Box 185

        Garnish, NL

        A0E 1T0

 
        Membership  14
 
 
       1. Donations:
 
         $75.00 to take a child to St. John's for medical attention.
         $25.00 Lung Association
         $25.00 Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador.
 
        2. For our World Service Day Project we visited the seniors at Garnish Seniors Home. We brought along local musicians and we had music and singing. We also provided fruit and vegetable trays. A good time was had by all.
 
        3. We delivered a bouquet of flowers to a friend of our club who was in the hospital fighting cancer. She was very appreciative. Three weeks later our friend passed. A memorial service was held at our building ( her request ). All donations received were donated to our club.
 
        4. We sponsor mix darts on Friday nights.
 
        5. On Nov. 7/10, at our cenotaph, a Remembrance Day Ceremony took place that included wreath laying. Our Federal and Provincial politicians were in attendance. Fortune Legion with the help of our club and local clergy conducted the ceremony. After the ceremony people attending were treated to a lunch at the Lions Centre. We paid transportation for the Fortune Legion to travel to Garnish.
 
        6. We have a motorized scooter in use in our community.
 
        7. We give get well and sympathy cards to people in our community.
 
        8. We are a partner in Booth Charities T. V. Bingo.
 
        9. We sponsored a jamboree at our building.

 

 

Garnish Lions Club

    Box 18,   Garnish, NL.

    AE 1T0

Activity Report for Oct. 2010

 Bert  Cluett  secretary

 
     
    Membership    14.
 
    -  We give get well and sympathy cards to people of our community.
 
    -  We have two motorized scooters in use in our community.        
 
    -Donations:
 
        .  $200.00 to a resident of our community to go to St. John's for medical attention.
        .  $25.00 to the Children's Wish Foundation.
 
    -  One new member inducted Oct. 19th/10.
 
    -  Four lions attended the Lion's District D.G.O. in Marystown.
 
    -  We are a partner in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.
 
    -  We sponsor mix darts Friday nights.
     
                                                                                    

 

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR AUGUST 2010

 
        Secretary: Bert Cluett
        Name of Club: Garnish Lions Club
                                  P.O. Box 185
                                  Garnish, NL
                                  A0E 1T0
       Members for August---------13
 
                                                                                   Activities
 
        - We are a partner in Booth Charities TV Bingo.
        - We have one scooter in use in our community.
        - We gave a fruit basket and card to a citizen of our community celebrating their 90th birthday.
        - We give get well and sympathy cards to people of our community.
        - We were again this year involved in the Garnish Bakeapple Festival. The following is a list of our events:
            . at the opening of the Festival we served chili and rolls.
            . sponsored a jamboree at our building.
            . held a bingo at the Garnish Community Centre.
            . held a bean and mustard salad supper at our building.
            . worked with the Salvation Army to serve a fish dinner.
            . held our annual Festival Breakfast on the wharf.

 

        - All of our Festival projects were successful, thanks to the many people who volunteered to help us.  The support for our club from the community was fantastic. 

 

 

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR JULY 2010

    
     Secretary: Bert Cluett
    Name of  Club: Garnish Lions Club
                           P.O. Box 185
                           Garnish, N
                           A0E 1T0
    Membership for July------- 13
            
                                                        Activities
 
    - We sponsored a jamboree at our building.
    - We have one scooter in use in our community.
    - We are a partner in Booth Charities TV Bingo.
    - Held our annual walk for prostate cancer ( Walk in His Shoes Campaign ). We collected $837.00.
    - On Canada Day we held a flag raising ceremony with the singing of O Canada. We held a breakfast at our building after the flag raising. We also had the cutting of our Canada Day Cake.
    - We continue to give get well and sympathy cards to people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.
    - We are now preparing for our events in the Garnish Bakeapple Festival.
    - Donated $100.00 to Salvation Army Over 60's Club.   

 

 ACTIVITY REPORT

FOR

JUNE 2010

 
    Secretary: Bert Cluett
    Name of club: Garnish Lions Club
                           P. O. Box 185
                           Garnish, NL
                           A0E 1T0
 
    Membership for June-------- 13
                        
                                                                        Activities
 
    - We have two scooters in use in our community.
    - We continue to give get well and sympathy cards to people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.
    - We sponsor a monthly jamboree at our building.
-   - We helped the Anglican Church  with their cold plate dinner.
    - We held our annual Spring tollgate to raise funds for Diabetes Cavalcade. We gave out pamphlets making people aware of the symptoms of diabetes.
    - We have given the following donations:
            .$100.00 unity garden being constructed on the grounds of Blue Crest Seniors' Home.
            .$300.00 Diabetes Cavalcade.
            .$100.00 Kin and Friends Radiothon in support of our hospital.
            .$100.00 Janeway Hospital.
            .$100.00 Children's' Wish Foundation.
            .$200.00 send a child to St. John's for medical reasons.
    - We will pay two students to mow our adopt-a-spot.
    - We are a partner in Booth Charities T. V. Bingo.
    - The annual VOCM 10km. run from Garnish to Frenchman's Cove took place recently and lions from our club helped.

 

Garnish Lions Club

 ACTIVITY REPORT FOR

MAY 2010

 

        SECRETARY: Bert Cluett
        Name of Club: Garnish Lions Club
                              P.O. Box 185
                              Garnish, NL.
                              A0E 1T0
 
        Membership for May: 13
 
                                                                                    Activities:
 
        -    Our club participated in a Burin Peninsula volunteers get together, held in Garnish.
        -    We have two scooters in use in our community.
        -    We held a special breakfast in support of Balsom Family Trust Fund.
        -    We sponsor a monthly jamboree at our building.
        -    Members from our club attended the recent D.G.O.
        -    We have given the following donations:
            . $100.00 Burin Peninsula Health Care.
            . $25.00   clubs directory.
            . $25.00   ST. Joseph's School  Lamaline, to help with travel to Provincial Drama Festival Corner Brook.
            . $20.00    Lung Association.
            . $80.00    bought two tickets from Knights of Columbus.
            . $50.00    SPCA Burin.
            . $30.00    ad in Burin Peninsula Drama Festival's Booklet.
        -    We continue to give get well and sympathy cards to people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.
        -    At a recent funeral we set up a T . V. monitor in the basement of the church so that the overflow of people could participate in the service. We also directed the parking of vehicles  on the parking lot.
        -    Balsom Family Trust Fund is doing well. Some of the funds have already been used.
        -    Our club sponsored the Junior Speak-off at our building.   A lunch was served after.
        -    We are a partner in Booth Charities TV Bingo.
 

 

 

MONTHLY ACTIVITY REPORT

FOR

February  2010

SECRETARY:    BERT CLUETT

Name of club:     Garnish Lions Club
Address:             P.O. Box 185
                          Garnish, NL.
                          A0E  1T0.
        
 Membership for February:      16
 
ACTIVITIES:
 
        - We are one of the partners in Booth Charities TV Bingo.
        - We organized a pea soup dinner January 30th and sold tickets on a bottle of wine at our jamboree. We realized a profit of $500.00 to be donated to the Haiti Relief Effort. Thank to the people of our community for their support.
        - We sponsor a monthly jamboree .
        -We have finished our Valentine Ticket Draw. We were successful in selling 2000 tickets.        
        - We continue to give get well and sympathy cards to people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.
        - The projects on our building are now completed. We have new shingles on the roof, a complete new floor and our kitchen re-arranged and made larger.
        - We have two scooters in use in our community.
        - We have given the following donations:
            . $50.00 to help a student go to the Dominican Republic on a volunteering mission.
            . $20.00 to Lung Association.
            . $25.00 to Marystown Minor Hockey.
        - We sponsor mix darts on Friday Night.
        - We gave a basket of fruit to one of our lions who was hospitalized.
        - We are involved with VOCM  Cares Bingo. 

What's  Been Going on At the Lions Den Lately??

Renovations.....

Fall 2009

   
         
Seniors' Christmas Party
   
         
   
         
Haiti Relief Effort Pea Soup Lunch

January 30, 2010

   
         
     
         
Haiti Relief Effort Jamboree

Jan 30, 2010

   
         
   

 

 

MONTHLY ACTIVITY REPORT

FOR

January 2010

Secretary: Bert Cluett
Name of club: Garnish Lions Club
Address: P.O. Box 185
Garnish, NL. Canada J
A0E 1T0

Membership January: 16

Donations:

-$20.00 Easter Seals
-$20.00 tickets in support of Max Simms Memorial Camp ( tickets on vest )

-$50.00 sponsored Deanne Whittle on a run in support of blood cancers


ACTIVITIES:

- We have two scooters in use in our community.

-Our members attended the recent zone meeting and were involved in the zone darts. One of our members will be involved with the dart team going to Max Simms Memorial Camp.

-We are one of the partners in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.

-Continuing with repairs to our building.

-We sponsor mix darts on Friday Night.

-Our club passed a motion to sponsor a junior speak-off at the district level. All clubs in our zone have been asked to do this.

-We sponsor a monthly jamboree at our building .

-We are planning an event to support the Haiti Relief Effort. ( next month's report )

-Involved in our annual Valentine Ticket Draw. We are selling tickets in the malls.

-We continue to give get well and sympathy to people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.

-We are involved with VOCM Cares Bingo.

MONTHLY ACTIVITY REPORT

FOR DECEMBER 2009

 

Garnish Lions Club Santa Parade 2009

        Secretary:  Bert Cluett

        Name of Club:  Garnish Lions Club

        Address:  P. O. Box 185

                       Garnish, NL  Canada.

                       A0E 1T0

        Membership December:      16

 

        Donations:

         - $75.00                                        help send a child to St. John's for medical attention

        - $50.00                                        Janeway Hospital

        - $20.00                                        Lung Association

        - $100.00                                      Christmas Happy Tree

 

        Activities:

         -  We lent our Santa Claus suit  to Garnish Recreation Commission for their kiddies breakfast with Santa.

        -  We continue to give get well and sympathy cards to people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.

        -  The week of December 7th---11th our club served breakfast to the students of Jamieson Academy School.

        -  On December 12th our club held its annual Santa Claus parade. The Town of Garnish paid 50% of the cost.  The parade ended at the Garnish Community Centre where we gave all the children goody bags.  We also requested stores to place boxes in their stores where parents put presents for their children. Santa presented the children with those gifts. A successful parade.

        -  Some of our members assisted the Salvation Army with their Christmas Kettle Campaign.

        -  Our club celebrated 35 years of  lionism on November 28th. There were approximately sixty people present. We thank all of our guest for being with us on this special occasion and for participating in the celebration. Our club, with the help of friends, prepared the cold plate supper. Also at the charter celebrations, a $100.00 scholarship, in memory of deceased lions, was given to a deserving student from our town.

        -  We have two motor scooters in use in our community.

        -  On December 15th,  we were pleased to honour our seniors by having them come to the Garnish Community Centre. We had local musicians proving music and songs from the Christmas Season. We provided them with a meal and other goodies, more singing and finally a visit from Santa.

        -  On December 19th we prepared a turkey dinner for the Garnish Fire Department. They paid us $10.00 for each meal so we did okay. We have provided this service for the last three or four years, so one could safely assume they like our cooking and hospitality.

        -  We are one of the partners in Booth Charities TV Bingo.

        -  We were able to access funds from the government for much needed repairs to our building. We have new shingles on the roof and a new floor. Repairs will continue until early February.    

        -  We sponsor mix darts on Thursday nights.

 

 

M0NTHLY  MEMBERSHIP  REPORT FOR 

NOVEMBER  2009

    

        Secretary:              Bert Cluett

        Name of Club:      Garnish Lions Club

                                     P. O. Box 185

                                     Garnish, NL  Canada.

                                     A0E  1T0

        

        Membership November:         16

        Donations:

                  -    $75.00                    help a senior travel to St. John's for medical attention

            -    $50.00                    Grace Sparkes House Marystown

            -    $20.00                    Epilepsy Group

         Activities:

             -    Involved with VOCM Cares Bingo

            -    On November 8th, at the Lions Center, a Remembrance Day Ceremony took place that included   wreath laying.  Our Federal and Provincial politicians were in attendance.  Fortune Legion with the help of Fortune Sea Cadets and local clergy conducted the ceremony.  After the ceremony people attending were treated to a lunch. We paid transportation for the Fortune Legion to travel to Garnish. 

                On November 11th we were invited to Fortune to participate in their ceremony.  We are so fortunate to have this special relationship with Fortune.

            -    Partner in Booth Charities Bingo.

            -    Our club is now helping the Salvation Army with their Christmas Kettle Campaign.

            -    Two of our motor scooters are in use in our community.

            -    We continue to give get - well and sympathy cards to the people of Garnish and Frenchman's Cove. 

 

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP REPORT FOR

October 2009

 

Secretary:    Bert Cluett
Name of Club:    Garnish Lions Club
                        P. O. Box 185
                        Garnish, NL Canada
                         1T0
 
Membership at end of October:    16
 
Donations:
  • $100.00    -    Children's Wish Foundation
  • $25.00      -    St. Vincent's Lions Club - to help a young man who lost his leg in an ATV accident
  • $25.00      -    helped a lady from Grand le Pierre finance her travels to St. John's for medical attention
Activities:
  • Two of our scooters are in use in the Community.
  • For our World Services Day project, we visited the Senior's Home in Grand Bank.  We held a short Christian service intermingled with gospel a sing-a-along.  We also provided fruit for the citizens.
  • Partner in Booth Charities TV Bingo
  • At our dinner meeting of Oct. 06, we invited two people to membership in our Club.  This is always a marvelous occasion.
  • Involved in VOCM Bingo
  • Our Lions Building is costly to operate but it provides our community with another venue for community events such as Saturday jamborees, birthday and anniversary parties, Lions Club events and other community activities.

 

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP REPORT FOR

SEPTEMBER 2009

 

 SECRETARY:  BERT  CLUETT

NAME OF CLUB:   GARNISH LIONS CLUB

 P.O. BOX 185

 GARNISH NL CANADA

  A0E ITO

 Members at the end of September  14. We lost two good members (man and wife), they moved from our area for personal reasons.

 

                                     DONATIONS:

          $200.00  -------------------------------------- Garnish Fire Department

         $50.00   --------------------------------------- Burin Peninsula Health Care Golf Tournament.

         $10.00   ----------------------------------------Crohns and Colitis Foundation

         $10.00   ----------------------------------------Lung Association

 

 

                                     ACTIVITIES WE DO ON A REGULAR BASIS

          - give fruit baskets and cards to people celebrating a 90th birthday and a 50th wedding anniversary.

         - two of our scooters are in use in the community.

         - send get well and sympathy cards to people in our community.

         - partner in Booth Charities TV. Bingo.

         - involved with VOCM Cares Bingo.

 

                                     OTHER ACTIVITIES

          - held our annual Fall Tollgate in support of Sight First 2. At the same time we did our drug awareness project by distributing information on drug abuse.       

         - cleaned our adopted highway section.   We collected forty bags of garbage.

         - started our Friday Night mixed darts.

         - again this year we will have a small ticket draw at our meetings in support of  Diabetes  Cavalcade.

         - four of our lions helped with the Golf  Tournament in support of our hospital.              

 

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP REPORT FOR

AUGUST 2009

 

  SECRETARY:    BERT  CLUETT

   NAME OF CLUB:   GARNISH LIONS CLUB

                               P. O. BOX  185

                               GARNISH, NL. CANADA

                                A0E  1T0

    Members at the end of August  16.

 

                              ACTIVITIES  WE  DO  ON  A  REGULAR  BASIS:

    - partner in Booth Charities weekly televised bingo.

   - send get well and sympathy cards to people in our community.

   - give fruit baskets and cards to people celebrating a 90th birthday and a 50th wedding anniversary.

   - two of our scooters are in use in the community.

 

                              OTHER ACTIVITIES:

     We were busy this month with our events in The Garnish Bakeapple Festival. We ran the following events:

                   - a jamboree at our building - full house.

                   - bingo at the Garnish Community Centre.

                   - bean supper at our building.

                   - breakfast at Garnish Community Centre.

     

     We gave our building rent free for a youth event. 

 

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP REPORT FOR

JULY 2009

 

      NAME OF CLUB:      Garnish Lions Club

                                      P.O. Box  185

                                      Garnish, NL. Canada

                                      A0E  1T0.

      Members at the end of July   16.

                                     DONATION

       $50.00----------------------------------------------------------------  to Garnish Bakeapple  Festival towards fireworks.

                                     ACTIVITIES WE DO ON A REGULAR BASIS:

       -partner in Booth Charities weekly televised bingo

       -send get well and sympathy cards to people in our community.

       -give fruit baskets and cards to people celebrating a 90th birthday and a 50th wedding anniversary.

       -two of our scooters are in use in the community

 

                                     OTHER ACTIVITIES:

       -planned our projects for our involvement in the up coming Garnish Bakeapple Festival.

       -We held our annual Canada Day Celebrations. A  flag raising ceremony took place at the Lions Adopt-a- Spot.

        While the flag was being raised O' Canada was being sung.

        -  A  breakfast was served at the Lions Centre. A free well donation was accepted for the breakfast. Canada Day flags,

           pins etc. were distributed to the youth.

             We also had a Canada Day cake that was cut by the eldest male and female present

 

 

 MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP REPORT FOR

JUNE 2009

 

    NAME OF CLUB:   Garnish Lions Club

                                      P.O. Box  185

                                     Garnish, NL. Canada

                                     A0E  IT0

 

    Members at the end of  June: 16

DONATIONS

    $250.00----------------------------------------------  take a youth to St. John's for medical attention.

    $300.00----------------------------------------------  Diabetes Cavalcade.                            

    $100.00----------------------------------------------  Kinsmen Radio-thon-for our hospital.   

    $200.00----------------------------------------------  Garnish Recreation Commission-to be used for youth summer programs.

 

ACTIVITIES WE DO ON A REGULAR BASIS

    - partner in Booth Charities weekly televised bingo

    - send get well and sympathy cards to people in our community.

    - give fruit baskets and cards for people celebrating a 90th birthday and a 50th wedding

      anniversary.

    - two of our scooters are in use in the community.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

    -Our community welcomed three soldiers back from stays of duty in Afghanistan. Our club was pleased to participate in this event. 

     Two of our members were on the planning committee and one of them was MC for the

     function. We also purchased the welcoming cake.

    - hired a student to mow our adopt-a-spot.

    - held our annual Spring Tollgate and did our diabetes awareness project the same time. We

      collected $300.00 for Diabetes Cavalcade and distributed cards containing information about

      diabetes.         

                                        

 

MONTHLY  MEMBERSHIP  REPORT  FOR 

MAY  2009

                     

NAME  OF  CLUB:  Garnish Lions Club
ADDRESS:   Garnish   Lions  Club
P. O. Box  185
Garnish,  NL  CANADA
A0E  IT

 

MEMBERS  AT  THE  END  OF  MAY:  16

                            

                            DONATIONS
 

    $50.00----------------------------------------------------- A  student traveling  to  Montreal  with  her  French  class.

    $50.00-----------------------------------------------------Burin  Peninsula  SPCA.

    $25.00-----------------------------------------------------Lions  Directory.

    $100.00 --------------------------------------------------Max  Simms  Memorial  Camp.

 

 
    ACTIVITIES  WE  DO  ON  A  REGULAR  BASIS:
 
  - partner  in  Booth  Charities  weekly  bingo.
 
  - send get well  and  sympathy  cards  to  people  of  our  community.
 
 - give fruit baskets  and  cards  to  people celebrating  a  90th  birthday  and  a  50th  wedding  anniversary.
 
 
   OTHER  ACTIVITIES: 
 
 - three  of  our  members  attended  the recent  DGO.
 
- we  now  have  two  scooters  in  use  in  our  community. 
 
- we  have a  trust  account  with  $1736.91  in  it.  This money will  be  used  to  help  a  citizen  of  our  community,
 
  waiting  to  get  a  call,  to travel  to  Halifax  to  receive  a  kidney-pancreas  transplant.
 

 

 

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP REPORT FOR

APRIL 2009

 GARNISH LIONS CLUB

 
P. O. BOX  185
GARNISH, NL.  CANADA
A0E  IT0

 

 MEMBERS AT THE CLOSE OF APRIL:  16.

  DONATIONS:

$200  To a lion running for 2nd vice district governor.

 $20  to a church in memory of a lion's brother

  ACTIVITIES WE DO ON A REGULAR BASIS:

  • Darts every week

  • Involved in  VOCM  cares  bingo

  • Partner in booth  charities  weekly  bingo

  • Send get well and sympathy cards to people of our community.

  • Give fruit baskets and cards to people celebrating a 90th birthday and a 50th wedding anniversary.

  • Sell tickets each meeting in aid of diabetes. All funds go to diabetes cavalcade.

  • Own a motor scooter being used by a senior in our community.

 OTHER ACTIVITIES:

  • Held our annual cold plate fundraiser and realized a profit of  $ 790.

  • Donated ten cold plates plus extra food to a grieving family in our area.

  • One of our members  made soup. We took a bowl of soup and a cut  of pie  around to shut-ins  in Garnish and Frenchman's Cove.

  • Gave a fruit basket to a lion's wife who was hospitalized.

 

 

  • Electric Scooters available - Garnish Lions Club has two scooters available to anyone in Garnish or Frenchman's Cove who needs assistance in getting around.  There is no charge for this service and all maintenance and repairs are taken care of  by the Lions Club.  Contact any Lions Club member for more information or call President Melvin Francis at 826.2031.

  • Lions Club Annual Senior's Christmas Party took place on Thursday, Dec. 11.  More than thirty seniors sang Christmas songs and had supper together.  Santa paid a visit at the end. To see more, follow the link below.

      Other events Garnish Lions have been participating in include:

  • Starting Monday, Dec. 01, Garnish Lions Club will be serving breakfast for a week at Jamieson Academy.

  • Lions members are also assisting with the Salvation Army Kettle effort in Marystown.

  • Lions Club hosted Christmas Party for Garnish and Frenchman's Cove Seniors, Dec. 11 (See Below)

  • Lions Club Christmas Parade Dec. 14  (Click Open to play in Windows Media Player.)

  • Garnish Lions Club will be preparing and serving Christmas Dinner to the Garnish Volunteer Fire Dept.

 

 

 

 

Garnish Lions Club

Annual Seniors' Christmas

Party

 

     
 

We Served!

Front Row (sitting) President Melvin Francis

Second Row (L-R) Enos May, Sarah Walters, Anne Moulton, Dora Cluett, Dorothy Francis

Back Row (L-R) Harold Shoppee, Tim Walters, Connie Jesso, Jess Jesso, Bert Cluett

 

 
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
   

 

 
   
     
   
     
   
     
   
  We Played and sang.

(L-R) Bill Harris, Keith Bolt, Don Marsh, Doreen Bolt