Series S03 - Events and programs

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Events and programs

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  • Textual record
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  • Multiple media

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CA CCOQ CA CCOQ F37-S03

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  • 1969 - 2016 (Creation)
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    Burquitlam Lions Club

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20 cm of textual records
1666 photographs : multiple processes ; b&w and col. ; multiple dimensions
9 scrapbooks : multiple pages ; multiple dimensions (includes news clippings, ephemera, and photographs)
1 videocassette (14 min., 14 sec.) : chrome dioxide magnetic tape, SP, analog, col., sd.

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(1960 - 2018)

Administrative history

The Burquitlam Lions Club was established in 1960. The Club was a part of Multiple District 19, Zone H-5 of Lions Clubs International. Like all Lions Clubs worldwide, the mission of the Burquitlam Lions Club was to create and foster a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation.

Every individual Lions Club establishes its own service priorities in addition to programs supported and recognized by Lions International (typically programs focusing on Sight, Hearing, Diabetes Awareness, Youth Outreach and International Understanding). But Burquitlam Lions Club also supported local initiatives, notably organizing and collecting Christmas hampers for the needy, conducting social programs for the elderly, providing music bursaries (Mary Olfield), organizing Easter egg hunts and serving food at community events, and helping local families in need with projects such as wheelchairs, ramps, lifts, educational tools, and equipment. Additionally, at the Multiple District level, they aided in supporting Camp Squamish and Camp Horizon for disabled individuals.

The Burquitlam Lions Club was also responsible for funding two care centres: the Burquitlam Lions Intermediate Care Centre (1981-2016) and L.J. Christmas Manor Seniors Home.

During its existence, the Burquitlam Lions Club met the first and third Wednesday of every month at the L.J. Christmas Manor. However, due to decreasing membership numbers, the Club dissolved on July 1, 2018.

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The series contains records related to events held and specific programs supported by the Burquitlam Lions Club from 1969 to 2018. The Burquitlam Lions Club organized annual Christmas hampers, Easter Egg hunts, and meat draws. They also supported hearing aid and eyeglass initiatives, Easter Seals camps, and notably funded two care centres: the Burquitlam Lions Intermediate Care Centre (1981-2016) and L.J. Christmas Manor Seniors Home.

Record types include event planning materials and timelines, correspondence, guestbooks, newspaper clippings, as well as activity reports, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Videocassette contents available in digital format.

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The series contains videocassette F37.001 (F37 - Box 14).

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The series contains photographs F37.002 to F37.1660 (F37 - Box 6 to Box 10).

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Oversized textual material from F37-S03-F16 can be found in F37 - Box 13.

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Physical items, including the Burquitlam Lions Club vest and hat, pennant, medal, nametag, and plaques were retained and can be found in Box 15.

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