Lions Club International Chevron Award

LIons Club International Chevron Award Two of our amazing volunteers from Foothills Lions Club received the Lions Club International Chevron Award.  Bob Lochhead with 40 years of volunteer service and Don Ward with 50 years of volunteer service.  We are so proud to have them both as members of the Foothills Lions Club.

Helen Keller

Helen Keller: We all recognize the name Helen Keller and the hardships she underwent when at the age of 18 months she suffered a severe fever leaving her blind and deaf. Yet she persevered and learned to speak, learned sign language and learned Braille. However, did you know that in 1925 Helen Keller challenged Lions Clubs International […]

Melvin Jones

Melvin Jones 1879-1961: “You can’t get very far until you start doing something for somebody else.” This is a quote from Melvin Jones, founder of Lions Clubs International. Lions Clubs International was formed in 1917 because Melvin Jones had a vision of successful business minded people putting their talents to serving and improving their communities. From […]

2013 Black Diamond Campground Flooding

On Thursday, June 20th 2013, the Sheep River in Black Diamond breached  its banks and swept our campground away. Evacuation, led by President James Lee was swift, early in the morning and many campers, trailers and motorhomes were saved. Unfortunately owners of several units could not be reached and other owners could not get here […]

ATCO Gas Donates to Foothills Lions Family Spray Park, Turner Valley

Lion Barry Crane was thrilled to accept a cheque from ATCO Gas for the Lions Family Spray Park that is now fast becoming a reality. Dan Nicolajsen, Manager Service, Meter Reading & Dispatch for ATCO Gas, Calgary Region South Operations and Waylon Helman, Supervisor of Agencies for ATCO Gas Calgary Region South were pleased to […]