Our Lioness Club "bridged" in September 2003
The Sooke Harbourside Lions Club
(formerly known as the "Sooke Lioness Lions")
Our Annual Sooke Women's Show was held on November 23rd at the Prestige Hotel in Sooke. Thank you to all the vendors, the Prestige Hotel, Shoppers Drugmart, Pemberton Holmes and of course all the volunteers who helped with this worthy cause. See you all next year!
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of the Philippines who struggle against unimaginable challenges, and to those families in Canada who have lost loved ones or are still waiting to hear if their families are safe. Ottawa is matching all funds that are donated to registered charities., LCIF has a special fund for Typhoon Haiyan. Please consider a donation; any amount will greatly help.
If you wish to donate to the Lion Disaster Relief Fund in response to many of the disasters around the world please click on the button below:
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Our 10th Year Charter Anniversary was held on September 28, 2013. The guest speaker was PIP Judge Brian Stevenson.
Just click on the following Newsletters to read some of our news:
- December 2013
- November 2013
- October 2013
- September 2013
- August 2013
- July 2013
- June 2013
- April 2013
- March 2013
- October 2009
- September 2009
- May 2009
- April 2009
- February 2009
- December 2008
- November 2008
The Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay Race was held on:
June 22 and 23 at UVIC. We raised $18,288.84 thanks to your donations!
If you would like to donate to our team - the " Sooke Sole Patrol" or a member of our team, simply click on the button below and then pick the Vancouver Island tab (the rest should be easy):
If you would like to see the highlights of our participation in the Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay, click below:
Click here to see our 2012 participation picture when we raised $15,406.19.
Click here to see our 2011 participation picture when we raised $10,539.91.
Click here to see our 2010 participation picture when we raised $14,994.29.
Click here to see our 2009 participation picture when we raised $19,396.07.
and in our first year of participation we raised $14,255.65 for this worthy cause.
The Sooke Food Bank Society provides one hamper per month to those in need. The Food Bank is open the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Thursdays of each month from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. If you wish to learn more about the food bank or if you wish to make a donation, please click on the button below:
The Sooke Harbourside Lions hosted the annual
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The 5th Annual "Taste of BC" was held at the Prestige Oceanfront Resourt on February 9th, 2013 from 6 to 9:30. Click on this link to view poster. It was a great success with nearly 200 people in attendance and raised $5900 for our charities. We had 9 restaurants and 11 wineries participating. Thank yous go out to all. Click the button below to view highlights of our first show in 2011:
The 7th Annual Sooke Harbourside Lions Duck Race
Was held on Saturday, May 11th at the Sooke Flats! It was a great success. The games were great, the food was terrific and the weather almost co-operated. We raised over $8000 for Juvenile Diabeties.
Congratulations to the following
SIX DUCK RACE WINNERS:
Bob Sinclair won $1,000 1st Place, Bill Schoemeyer won $500 2nd Place, Barb Vix won $400 3rd Place, Linda Bennett won $300 4th Place, Sissel Hammer won $200 5th Place and D. Hanse won $100 6th Place
Dates to remember:
- December 8 - Santa Claus Parade (meet at 11 a.m. at Sooke Elementary)
- December 8 -Timmy's Christmas Telethon which will be live on Shaw TV channel 4, Shaw Direct 299 and Live Stream on their website www.timmys.org
In Memory of:
We would like to acknowledge a very special lady from our club who passed away on Wednesday, February 29th, 2012. Barb White was a long time member of our club, having joined in 2001. She was well known throughout Sooke as the "hot dog lady". You could see her at the helm of our bar-b-que grill most Saturday afternoons. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends as well as all "her sisters" in our club. Rest in peace Barb! We love you.
Even though Sue was only with our club for a short while, we all miss this vibrant, and exciting lady. She contributed tremendously to our club and to her community.
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