Dunnville service clubs gather

Dunnville service clubs gather
DUNNVILLE—Shown at Dunnville’s annual “Quint Night”, a gather of the local service clubs on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 is (back, l-r) Lion Steve Allen, Kinsmen David Welsh, Optimist Don Zynomirski, (front) Legion member John Wood, Lioness Vicky Almas, and Horticultural Society member Deb Zynomirski. Absent from photo is Rotary member Sandie Herweigh. —Submitted photo.

To The Haldimand Press

DUNNVILLE—The Dunnville Lionesses hosted the annual Quint Night at the Optimist Hall on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Guest speaker for the evening was Dunville resident, Josie Penny – author of “So Few on Earth” and “On the Goose”. She shared some of her life experiences growing up in Labrador.

The Dunnville Service Clubs – Kinsmen, Legion Branch 142, Lions/Lioness, Optimist, and Rotary, along with the Dunnville Horticultural Society, gathered for an opportunity to network and share their stories and their upcoming projects.

Emcee Lioness President Vicky Almas introduced the Service Clubs in order of the years that they were founded. The Rotary (est. 1905) focuses on literacy, poverty, seniors, and mental health. Upcoming Rotary fundraisers include the April Urban Challenge and the September Golf Tournament.   The Lions (est. 1918) support local sports, the Sports Park, and the White Cane Club. Upcoming events include the April Home & Garden Show, Lobsterfest, and Mudcat Festival activities. 

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