Lions Club

Sooke Region Community Health Network is raising funds for The Gathering Place as part of a seniors and multi-generational use project on land near the Sooke Library. (Contributed - SRCHN)

Wanted: more community space in Sooke

Growth in Sooke heightens need for more community space

 

The Sooke Lions Club has paused plans to build a community centre and other public amenities at John Phillips Memorial Park. (District of Sooke)

Sooke Lions Club proposal for John Phillips Memorial Park on hold

Divided council and community cause pause in Lion’s plans

 

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

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 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’

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)
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)
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