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January 28th, 2018
Members Meeting

Date: Janurary 28th, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30pm
Location: SEAS Centre Markham Office
              4981 Highway 7 East, Markham (Hwy 7 / McCowan)

#LIONS100

Celebrating 100 Years of Service

In 1917, a businessman named Melvin Jones from Chicago founded the Lions Clubs.  100 years later, Lions Club International is the world largest service organization with over 1.4 million members in 200 countries.  All of them have been united by one idea - We Serve.  Lets celebrate the 100 years of service together, and continue to serve together.



CLUB NEWS!!



December 23th, 2017
Christmas Gathering & Winter Food Drive

Thanks to all the friends and families joining us for the OYRHLC Christmas gathering.  We have collected 120lb of food for the winter food drive during the gathering.  Also thanks to our friend Steve bringing in the entertainment system for a fun and festive karaoke session in the afternoon.







December 10th, 2017
Markham Christmas Market@Markham Civic Centre

It was a great pleasure to work with Markham Lions Club and Markham Unionville Rotary Club in the First Annual Markham Christmas Market.   The OYRHLC is honored to sponsor the Joy Beyond Vision Community bringing Pastor Danny Leung's award winning Hong Kong style Milk Tea to the Christmas Market.  Together with volunteers from JBVC, we served more than 200 cups of delicious milk tea to visitors of the market.  It was a joyful and savory weekend to kick off the holiday season!




October 22nd, 2017
Park Clean Up@Toogood Pond Park

Thanks to the help of student volunteers, OYRHLC has the Toogood Pond park clean up on October 22nd.  The weather has start getting cool but it is a busy time for our volunteers that has collected six bags of garbage from the park.





August 27th, 2017
New Member Induction

The OYRHLC is proud to announce the induction of our newest member Lion Cythnia Cheung.  Welcome aboard Lion Cythnia, it is a long journey ahead that WE SERVE together.





August 27th, 2017
Park Clean Up@Toogood Pond Park

OYRHLC has the park clean up at TooGood Pond Park, Unionville on the August 27th.  It is a busy summer day in the park that our members has collected four large bags of garbage. 






July 23rd, 2017
Club Officers Installation

With the beginning of a new Lions year, the OYRHLC held the club officers installation in Sunday, July 23rd.  Thanks to all the guests, friends and families who have joined us for this memorable moment.  And also a special thanks to Pastor Danny Leung from Joy Beyond Vision Community sharing his own experience and the organization mission on vision impairment services.  It is a new year of more works and services to be done and WE SERVE together.



 


June 30th, 2017
Eyeglass Recycling Program Update

With the help from the community and all the participating partners, the Eyeglass Recycling Program@OYRHLC has collected more than 2,000 pairs of eyeglasses and lens in the lions year of 2016-2017.  Your continuous support is greatly appreciated and needed for this on-going program.  Please donate any reading glasses or sunglasses to the collection boxes located at our partner locations listed here.  Your support help conserve sight for children and adults through out the world.





June 18th, 2017
Fathers Day Park Clean Up@Toogood Pond Park

It is the time again for the Spring Park Clean Up.  OYRHLC has the park clean up at TooGood Pond Park, Unionville on Jun 18th the Fathers Day.  It was a fun day to have our members and family to serve the community together and celebrate Fathers day the same time.





June 5th, 2017
St. John Ambulance Y1278 Richmond Hill Cadets Unit
5th Anniversary Celebration

OYRHLC has been sponsoring the St. John Ambulance Y1278 Richmond Hill Cadets Unit.  It is an honor to present the Community Services Award to the top participating winner.  It is a joyful day to support and celebrate with the youth in the community in the Cadet units 5th Anniversary Celebration.





May 28th, 2017
Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides@Richmond Hill

OYRHLC held the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides at Richmond Green Park on May 28th, 2017.  Thanks to all the walkers, volunteers, lions and everyone supported the walk. With your kind support and donations, we are able to raise over $1,800 for the Lions Foundation of Canada dog guides service. Thank you!





April 29th, 2017
Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides
Spring Open House

Twice a year, the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides has the open house.  The OYRHLC members and their families took this great opportunity to visit the dog guides at Oakville.  It is a fun and educating day to learn so much more about the dog guide service programs first hand.  We wish you can join us also in the next open house.





April 5th, 2017
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
A&B Courier Bowl for Kids Sake 2017

OYRHLC participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of York A&B Courier Bowl for Kids Sake 2017.  It was a fun evening to bowl with our friends and families, and raised fund for the BBBSY mentor program in our community.





April 4th, 2017

Eyeglass Recycling Program Update

As of today, the Eyeglass Recycling Program@OYRHLC has collected more than 1,500 pairs of eyeglasses and lens.  Thanks to all the donors and participating partners have been supporting this program.  This is an on-going program that needs your continuous support.  If you have any eyeglasses available to be recycled, please send them to any one of the collection box located at our partner locations listed here.  Your dated eyeglasses will be able to keep on serving someone in need.  Once again, thanks for your support! 





April 2nd, 2017

York Region Police International Day
for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

OYRHLC participated in the York Region Police International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It was a great day to meet and learn from other community organization in York Region. 





March 11th, 2017
Winter Food Drive

Through out the winter, the Lions from OYRHLC has collected over 130lb of food for the winter food drive. The food are donated to 105 Gibson Centre Food Bank in Markham on March 11, 2017. Thanks to all the Lions and friends supported the food drive and help fight hunger in our community.






March 5th, 2017
10th Annual Effective Speaking Contest

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club held the 10th Annual Effective Speaking Contest at Markham Civic Center's Council Chamber on March 5th, 2017.

With 19 contestants competed in 3 divisions, it was a great day we see the youth in our community showcasing their communication skills and eagerness on social engagement.   Once again, congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all the participants, parents, judges, sponsors, volunteers and lions helped making it happen!