|The International Association of Lions Clubs in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area have been involved at the Canadian National Exhibition for 60 Years. |
Lions 60th annual PeeWee Baseball Tournament
In each of those years we have sponsored The CNE PeeWee Baseball Tournament. This year the baseball tournament was relocated to CORONATION PARK, which is located immediately outside of the PRINCES' GATES, (east end of the CNE grounds). Visitors enjoyed the Lions Club Snack Bar there while enjoying watching the tournament.
A Lions Club Showcase was held at the CNE, to show the public what we do and how you they can help
The International Association of Lions Clubs showcased "What Lions Do" on Sunday August 28 at the Candian National Exhibition Membership Assiciation Exhibit Space located in Hall B of the Enercare Centre (formerly known as the Direct Energy Centre).
Members from some of the 79 Lions Clubs in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area assisted at the booth to share information on our volunteer projects. These projects included:
1. Our Dog Guide program Click Here to learn about the six types of Dog Guides we donate. Consider supporting this program - Make a donation The booth had some 20 foster families with their Guide Dog Puppies in training as well as some dogs in service.
2. Lions Clubs supports the Trillium Gift of Life Beadonor Program. Learn how you can save 8 lives with your organs (when you pass). Check if you are subscribed or change your preferences at any time online at our Lions Clubs sponsored Beadonr website - Click Here, or at your local "Service Ontario" Office.
3. A prominent Lions Clubs cause is "the elimination of controllable causes of blindness worldwide". As a tangible link to this cause Lions Clubs collect and Recycles Used Eye glasses of all types and provides them to qualified missions which deliver them to those who cannot afford them around the world. Check your drawers for unused pairs and bring them to the CNE To be placed in our "Recycle for Sight Mailbox" pictured to the left, or visit the second tab at our Recycle for Sight Website where you can lookup collection points all across Canada.
4. Learn about Lions Projects in your Neighborhood.