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Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

Chippawa Lions Celebrate 75th Anniversary

Chippawa Lions host a community celebration highlighting service

Established in 1941, the Chippawa Lions Club has a long legacy of service. We have a rich history of serving the citizens of Chippawa and area, Niagara Falls and the world. We assist people with special needs attend a camp so the family can enjoy a vacation. These camps include Camp Dorset (a dialysis camp), Camp Lake Joseph (a camp for the blind), Camp Trillium (a camp for people with cancer) and several others. The Chippawa Lions also support Lion’s Quest. This is a school-based life skills program for children from kindergarten to grade 12. We assist organizations and families in need by donating funds that assist in project delivery.

Our greatest accomplishments include the establishment of the Chippawa Lions Park and the building of the Chippawa Lion’s Community Centre, located at 3970 Welland St., Chippawa, Ontario. In 1999 we established the Chippawa Lions Fitness Pathway with Heart Niagara and our community.

Lions Club International was founded in 1917 and will celebrate their 100th anniversary this year also. There are more than 46,000 Lions Clubs in 207 countries or geographical areas in the world. Lions Club International is always expanding their focus to help meet the ever-increasing needs of our global communities. Lions Clubs have offered men and women the opportunity to give back to their communities. Members get involved in local projects such as maintaining parks, sponsoring local sports teams, helping a neighbour less fortunate and causes near and dear to their own local community.

We would like to invite everyone to the Chippawa Lions Club celebration Saturday, May 6th, 2017 11a to 5p.

The Event will included

  • Heart Niagara Bike Safety Rodeo – Register at 10:30a the program will end at 1:00p
  • Indoor Outdoor Craft Show with more than 20 Crafters 11a-5p
  • Kids Activity Area including a Bouncy House 11:30a-5p
  • Live Entertainment and Skate Board Demonstrations 12:00a-4:00p
  • Free Hot Dogs & French Fries 11:30a-3:30p
  • Time Capsule Opening Ceremony 2:00p-2:30p

The Rodeo will start at 10:30a with registration and be completed at 1:00p. Heart Niagara will over the principles of bicycle safety, the Highway Traffic Act, positioning on the roadway, safety equipment, signalling and turns. Basic factors in how to efficiently use your bike will also be addressed such as gearing, pedaling and cadence, road climbing, turning, descending and braking. We practice your bike handling skills on bike in a controlled parking lot setting. For this session, you will need to bring your bicycle. Helmets are mandatory; we recommend that the bike should fit you properly and be in good working order. This session sponsored by the Chippawa Lions Club is designed to help you learn how to ride in traffic. There will be a waiver for parents to sign.

Media Contact Evan Keays, President ekeays@outlook.com

Chippawa Lions Club
PO Box 935
3970 Welland Street
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6V8

Chippawa Lions Hall
905-295-6219
http://www.chippawalionsclub.com

“We Serve” The members of the Chippawa Lions Club take this motto to heart.