Lions Club

Cycling Without Age Society president Steve Duck (left) accepts a $4,000 donation from Bill Deslauries, president of the Sidney Lions Club earlier this year. The club warns that 2022 could be its last one if it does not recruit new members with a membership drive taking place May 28 at Tulista Park. (Courtesy of Sidney Lions Club)

Potential demise of Sidney Lions Club could impact Peninsula groups

Membership drive this Saturday in Sidney’s Tulista Park could be last attempt to save service club

 

The Sooke District Lioness Lions Club is gearing up for its largest-ever fundraising sale at the end of the month, featuring three trailers full of antiques and collectables. (Photos Courtesy of Gunny Tennese)

Sooke Lioness Club hosting largest-ever fundraiser sale

On Feb. 26 and 27, three trailers worth of antiques and collectables will be up for sale

 

Sooke Lions Club volunteer Gerry St. Laurent helps cleanup and maintain the Sooke Harbour Cemetery several days a week. The club has been maintaining it for free since 1989. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Sooke Lions club lends helping handy at local cemetery

Service club works weekly in Sooke Harbour Cemetery to keep property ‘neat and tidy’

 

Eleanor Bawden (right) of the Sooke Harbourside Lions donated $3,000 to the Sooke Food Bank to supply backpacks will the full list of required supplies for Sooke students, like this one Kim Kaldal is holding. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Harbourside Lions filling backpacks for students with $3K donation

The Sooke Food Bank is coordinating donors to students who need school supplies

Eleanor Bawden (right) of the Sooke Harbourside Lions donated $3,000 to the Sooke Food Bank to supply backpacks will the full list of required supplies for Sooke students, like this one Kim Kaldal is holding. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
Kim Kaldal (middle) with the Food Bank estimates this table will supply 50 to 70 students. Lionesses Margaret Coles (left) and Lyn Cardus (right) were there Sept. 2 to hand out felts, pencils, notebooks, glue and more. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Food Bank supplies more than food – school supplies are in stock

Sooke Lionesses are helping distribute the school supplies on Thursdays

Kim Kaldal (middle) with the Food Bank estimates this table will supply 50 to 70 students. Lionesses Margaret Coles (left) and Lyn Cardus (right) were there Sept. 2 to hand out felts, pencils, notebooks, glue and more. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
John Phillips Memorial Park, located at 2201 Otter Point Rd., serves a wide range of community needs. The Sooke Lions Club is proposing a community centre for the seven-hectare park. (File – District of Sooke)

Plans for Sooke Lions Club park project draw opposition

Group wants more public consultation

John Phillips Memorial Park, located at 2201 Otter Point Rd., serves a wide range of community needs. The Sooke Lions Club is proposing a community centre for the seven-hectare park. (File – District of Sooke)
Greater Victoria Lions drop off the first toy delivery to Victoria General Hospital on March 30. (Photo courtesy Lin McPhee)
Greater Victoria Lions drop off the first toy delivery to Victoria General Hospital on March 30. (Photo courtesy Lin McPhee)
Sooke Lions Club director Gerry St. Laurant shows the new staffroom stove to Saseenos Elementary School secretary Sandy Hull. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)

Lions club makes special delivery to Saseenos Elementary

Sooke school receives new stove and dishwasher

Sooke Lions Club director Gerry St. Laurant shows the new staffroom stove to Saseenos Elementary School secretary Sandy Hull. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)
Lion Bob Nicholson (left to right) stands with 2019 scholarship recipients, Erica Dong and Mina Guan and Lions scholarship chair, Phil Crowson. (Doris Nicholson/Gordon Head Lions Club)

Lambrick Park Secondary students earn $1,000 Lions Club scholarships

Funds to help cover post-secondary education costs for high achievers

Lion Bob Nicholson (left to right) stands with 2019 scholarship recipients, Erica Dong and Mina Guan and Lions scholarship chair, Phil Crowson. (Doris Nicholson/Gordon Head Lions Club)
Christmas trees recycled into $18,000 for kids with diverse abilities

Christmas trees recycled into $18,000 for kids with diverse abilities

Volunteers come together during January events

  • Jan 29, 2019
Christmas trees recycled into $18,000 for kids with diverse abilities
Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon addresses members of the Victoria Lions and Lioness Clubs as they celebrated their 100th anniversary at Government House, Dec. 6. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Lt.-Gov. Guichon celebrates with Greater Victoria Lions Clubs on their centennial

Lions Club members enjoy Christmas Tea at Government House

Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon addresses members of the Victoria Lions and Lioness Clubs as they celebrated their 100th anniversary at Government House, Dec. 6. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS