Lions News

Canada’s First Official Drone-Racing Track

Pelham is now home to the first permanent Model Aeronautics Association of Canada (MAAC) sanctioned FPV multirotor field in Canada. The drone-racing track is located at the Fonthill Lions’ Gordon L. Klager Park thanks to a partnership between the Fonthill Lions and the Niagara FPV Squad. FPV racing is an exciting new sport that combines […] Read more…

Fonthill Lions Launch ‘Message in a Bottle’ Project

The Fonthill Lions Club officially launched our new community initiative ‘Message in a Bottle’ on Thursday March 16th at the Lookout Ridge Retirement Home. A large gathering of Lookout Ridge residents attended the program presentation made my Lions Ric Gretzinger, Jake Dilts, Al Crowe and Cathy Berkhout-Bosse. They demonstrated their support by volunteering to organize […] Read more…

Annual Lion-Kin Meeting – 25 Years of Community Partnership

For the past 25 years the Fonthill Lions and the Kinsmen Club of Fonthill & District have celebrated the annual tradition of holding a joint club meeting at the start of the year. This year it was our turn to host and we gathered together with our Kin friends on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at […] Read more…

Fonthill Lion Honoured

At the A-2 District Friendship Convention held in St. Catharines on March 27 – 29, Fonthill Lion Fred Arbour received the Lions Club International President’s Certificate of Appreciation from the International Director, Robert Littlefield (left), Fred Arbour, District Governor Bill MacKenzie (right) Read more…

District A-2 Effective Speaking Contest

The Lions District A-2 Effective Speaking Contest was held on March 8th at the Port Colborne Lions Hall.  First Place winners were (left to right):  Junior English – Ellika Greaves (St. Davids), Junior French – Olivia Cyr (Fenwick/Fonthill),  District A-2 Governor Lion Bill MacKenzie, Senior English – Sarah Piironen (Hagersville), Intermediate English – Charlotte Whitty […] Read more…

Passing The Torch

Recently, Al Crowe was installed as a Fonthill Lion by Past Region Chair, Fred Arbour. Pictured (left to right) Lion Jerry Berkhout (sponsor), Lion Al Crowe, Lion Fred Arbour and Lion Brian Buchanan. Read more…

Effective Speaking Awards

The District A-2 Effective Speaking contest was held on March 2nd at the Port Colborne Lions hall. The winners were Junior: Sofia Labricciosa – A. K. Wigg, Fonthill , Intermediate – Mikenzie Sandy – Hagerville Secondary, Hagersville, Senior: Dennis Scheile – E.L. Crossley, Fonthill. Pictured left to right front row: Mikenzie Sandy, Sofia Labricciosa, back […] Read more…