Lions Club of Cobourg

Message from the President

Since our charter in 1950, The Lions Club of Cobourg has lived up to Lions International’s motto of “WE SERVE”. Over the years, our community projects have included donations to The Northumberland Hills Hospital chemotherapy unit, local Sports associations, bursary and scholarships to area schools,individuals and families in need of assistance, CNIB, Baltimore Arena, Lions Pavilion in Victoria Park and an organizing sponsor of the Cobourg Santa Claus parade plus many more projects too numerous to list.

The Cobourg Lions Club is proud to have been the first area service club to have had one of its members elected to an international office. Past Club President William H. (Bill) Maguire was elected International Director at the 1977 international convention in New Orleans, USA.

Lions Clubs International, established in 1917 is the world’s largest service club with over 1.4 million members in 205 countries and geographical areas. Since 1925 when Helen Keller challenged Lions to become “Knights of the Blind“ by the then International President Lion Harry Mewman of Toronto, Canada, we have worked to end preventable blindness. The Lions Foundation of Canada founded by Lions Clubs provide dog guides to Canadians through four programs, Leader Dogs for the Blind, Canine Vision Canada, Hearing Ear Dogs and Special Skill Dogs.

On behalf of the Directors and members of the Cobourg Lions Club, I thank you for your continued support of Lions projects and if you happen to see one of our members in our Lions vests say hello.. we’d love to hear from you.

George Laurencic
President 
Cobourg Lions Club

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Lions News

Big winners at Cobourg’s 17th Annual Civic Awards

April 5, 2018

Congratulations to Lion Ron Wiebe for winning the Distinguished Community Service Award and congratulations to the Lions Club of Cobourg for winning the Distinguished Community Service Award! More pictures in our Photo Gallery!

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Newfie Jiggs Dinner

March 4, 2018

Saturday May 5, 2018 – Newfie Jiggs Dinner! (it’s not just for Newfies) Tickets $25 each. Limited seating. Salt Beef, Peas Pudding, Veggies, Turkey & Dressing & Dessert. Open Mic! Bring your Accordions, Fiddles or Guitars! Doors open at 6pm. Dinner starts at 6:45pm. Dance to follow.

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Lions and LCIF Provide Relief to Hurricane-Stricken Puerto Rico

January 28, 2018

In the wake of the worst natural disaster in Puerto Rico’s history, Lions are doing all they can to bring much-needed relief to the area. Lions in  Multiple District 51 are supporting their communities by distributing food. Districts 51-C, 51-E, and 51-O are each distributing food to more than 6,000 people per day in many different…

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Current Officers

Current 2017-2018 Officers

Officers Contact

President: Lion George Laurencic

Secretary: Lion Vicky Davis

Treasurer:  Lion John Ford

Dog Guides van donated by Lions Club

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3 days ago

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Thank you to these amazing business’ for sponsoring our Strawberry Dinner June 29. You don’t want to miss out on this delicious event with proceeds to United Way. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Cobourg Lions Club

Awesome addition to Day 1 of the Cobourg Waterfront Festival! Cobourg Lions Club brings you Upper Canada Axe Throwing and The Lumberjack Show on June 30th! Try your axe throwing skills from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with Upper Canada Axe Throwing - by donation. Also happening on the 30th, The Lumberjack Show! Showtimes - 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m....exciting opportunities for audience participation! Visit waterfrontfestival.ca for more information and map of the festival. Let’s get #canadadayweekend🇨🇦 started! Cobourg Tourism Town of Cobourg, Ontario #cobourgwaterfrontfestival #cobourgwaterfrontfestival2018 #thelumberjackcompany #uppercanadaaxethrowing #cobourglionsclub #cobourgontario #canadaday #canadaday2018 #canadaday🇨🇦 #cobourgbeach #wearecanadian #FêteduCanada ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

Cobourg Lions Club

Some of our upcoming events. We appreciate the support. All money raised stays in our community. Reminder the Lions Club section of the waterfront festival is free. They are running a raffle that weekend and also have donation buckets within their refreshment tent. This also helps to cover the costs of all the entertainment on the bandshell. Thank you for sharing and supporting our Lions Club of Cobourg. ... See MoreSee Less

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