Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. Moreover, communities get better. That is because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy. Our 45,000 clubs and 1.35 million members make us the world's largest service club organization. We're also one of the most effective. We get the job done.
- Brought 3,000 volunteers together to build a playground for children of all abilities in California, USA.
- Fed 60,000 people in a township in South Africa. It's something Lions do there every day.
- Sent a team of eye surgeons to Honduras to treat more than 100 adults and children.
Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need schoolbooks, with seniors who need transportation and with people we may never meet. We're led by talented, dedicated volunteer leaders from around the world. And, we're supported by the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF), which helps to fund Lions humanitarian projects. The International Headquarters for both Lions Clubs International and the LCIF is in Oak Brook, Illinois, USA.
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President – Lion Don Vardy
1st Vice President – - Lion Ralph Winslow
2nd Vice President – Lion Zachary Good
Secretary - Lion Don Cameron
Treasurer – Lion Glen Thompson
Lion Tamer - Lion Jim Russell
Tail Twister – Lion Gerry Huizing
Membership Chair - Lion David Kidd
1 Year Director – Lion Ron Houghton
1 Year Director - Lion Andrea Pedersen
1 Year Director - Lion Ken Montgomery
2 Year Director - Lion Debbie Montgomery
2 Year Director - Lion Bob Gawne,
2 Year Director – Lion Janet Gawne
Immediate Past President - Lion Carol Russell
Built in 1989, Lions Place is a 60-unit senior's apartment buidling, located at 623 Bay Street in downtown Sault Ste. Marie adjacent to the City's beatuiful waterfront and boardwalk.
This building is situated along the picturesque St. Mary's River and is within walking distance to the Main Library, City Hall, and the Art Gallery. It also has an adjoining link to the Seniors Drop-in Center next door
Lions place is wholly owned and operated by the Lions Club Housing Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie and governed by the Board of Directors, namely John Atkins, Bev Scott, Malcolm Smith, Don Cameron, Dave Anstess, Craig Brown, Jim Russel, Glen Thompson, Patricia Thompson, Frank Gallo and Don Vardy. Lions Place is managed by Melissa Lennox. George Mcleod is the on-site Superintendent/Caretaker.