Photo submitted The Vermilion Lions Club donated $5,000 which will be matched by Lions International for an ultra wide angle camera to the Alberta Eye Institute located at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton.
The new camera will allow diagnosis, assessment and monitoring for an array of eye issues including traumas and emergencies, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts and ocular melanoma.
“I wanted to help out as I was diagnosed with ocular melanoma in November of 2018. It
The Vermilion Lions Club hosted their annual Santa Anonymous, delivering food and toy parcels to approximately 74 families on December 21.
The program has been running for approximately 40 years, and now services Vermilion, Minburn, Mannville, Clandonald, and Islay. Head elf, Dolores Coates-Lingley, has been volunteering for the past 25 years, and Vermilion Outreach School staff and students volunteered on December 19. The program relies on donations of toys, and monetary f
Rain didn’t dampen the spirits at the 22nd Annual Lions-CNIB Golf Tournament held at the Vermilion Golf and Country Club on June 7.
For the first time ever, participants were unable to golf due to the wet conditions, but the remainder of the event carried on. Community members were supportive of the cause and helping to benefit those with vision loss, with an estimated $6,000 raised. There were 51 hole sponsors and additional prize sponsors.
“Over $110,000 has been rais
The Vermilion Lions Club hosted their annual Santa Anonymous, delivering food and toy parcels to approximately 60 families on December 15.
The program has been running for approximately 40 years, and now services Vermilion, Minburn, Mannville, Clandonald, and Islay. Head elf, Dolores Coates-Lingley, has been volunteering for the past 24 years, and Hannah Thompson has volunteered for the past seven years.
“It’s fun!” said Thompson.
“It’s all about the children and the joy
The Vermilion Lions Club will be hosting their annual Santa’s Anonymous in Vermilion, Mannville, Minburn, Islay, and Clandonald with delivery taking place on Saturday, December 15th.
Registration Forms & Collection Boxes:
Registration Forms will be available to prospective recipients from Schools, Town Offices, Islay Agencies, Churches & Social Services and at businesses where collection boxes are located.
Recipients of Santa Anonymous must complete the registration form
With beautiful weather in their favour the Vermilion Lions Club held their annual Walk for Dog Guides event in the picturesque beauty of the Vermilion Provincial Park on Sunday, May 27, as walkers and dogs were chomping at the bit to hit the trails in support of the cause.
According to Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, the event has been carried out for more than 32 years, and the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides has been a vital national fundraiser in support of Lions Fou