Category Archives for "General"

Annual Collector Fest was a Huge Success Again

Lion Tim Beer has submitted the following information about the Collector Fest 2017, held this year at the Griffith Centre in Black Diamond on October 28th. The event has been annually organized by Lion Tim since 2009 and was a huge success again with over 80 people coming through. Once again, Lion Tim challenged local schools to […]

Continuing the Crusade Against Darkness

A message from LCIF Chancellor, Bob Corlew Dear Lions, Ever since Helen Keller challenged Lions to become “knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness,” Lions have done just that. Lions have dedicated much of their work to restoring vision and fighting preventable blindness alongside Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and its partners. In […]

Lions District C-2 Convention, Medicine Hat

The Lions District C-2 Convention was held on October 20th and 21st in Medicine Hat. District C-2 is comprised of 81 clubs from Olds in the north to the USA border in the south, and the B.C. to the Saskatchewan borders. We had 230 Lions including 12 Leos (age 10-17 ) in attendance. At the […]

Lion James Lee Receives Recognition at October 17th Dinner Meeting

Lion James received recognition from two of our special guests at our monthly dinner meeting, on October 17th . The first was from Lion Glenn Robertson, Zone 8 Chairperson, who was making an informal visit to get to know our club better. Lion Glenn presented Lion James with a Lions Centennial Pin for introducing a new member […]

ATB presents Foothills Lions Club with money for playground

Reposted from the Gateway Gazette article, September 25th, 2017. The Foothills Lions Club was very pleased to receive a donation of $2,500 from ATB Financial, Black Diamond. The presentation was made to Lion Don Ward at ATB’s ‘Community Matters’ Open House last week. This money will be going towards building a playground in the Lions’ Campground. […]

Alberta Lions Emergency Response Team

Emergency preparedness. This is something we all know we should have a plan for and supplies, but how many of us actually have one? In 2016 Alberta Lions initiated an Alberta Lions Emergency Response Team (ALERT). Foothills Lions member Tyler Bray, undertook to Chair this initiative and spread the word throughout the 80 clubs in District C-2. […]