Lions Club - Northwestern Ontario

Site: Kenora - Mailing Address

Service: Service Club 003127

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Functions as a service club that supports community projects and individuals in need through volunteerism and fundraising 
  • Operates under the Lions Club International 
  • Provides financial and other assistance to individuals and organizations with a focus on working with the blind and vision-impaired 
  • Hosts special projects such as visiting Eye Van, usually in July
On-going initiatives include: 
  • Operating eye banks for tissue used in corneal transplants 
  • Providing dog guides for people who are visually impaired, hearing ear, seizure response service, autism assistance, and diabetic alert 
  • Cataract surgery programs 
  • Vision research programs 
  • Travel and accommodation funds for persons requiring medical appointments and surgery outside of Kenora 
  • Providing eye glasses for persons who cannot afford them 
  • Collecting used eye glasses to be re-used in developing countries
Hours Meetings second Tue of the month 6:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Dates Jul-Aug: Meetings -- Non-operational
Areas Served Kenora
Boundaries Includes the surrounding communities
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Must be a citizen in good standing to become a member
  • Must be invited by a current member to qualify for membership 
  • Requires completed application form
Languages English
Fees Membership - Annual
Contact Information
Primary Contact Lillian Marchant, Secretary; Phone: (Residence) 807-547-2945
Alternate Contact Don Brown, President
Site Location Travel Lodge Kenora on Hwy 17
Located In Community Kenora
Address Kenora
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Mailing Address c/o Kenora Lake of the Woods Lions Club 
PO Box 638 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X6
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1948
Funding Fundraising ; Fees - Membership
Elections Annual elections in April