Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club



December 15, 2019
Members Meeting and Christmas Gathering

Date: December 15, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Chi Star House Restaurant
    9021 Leslie St #5, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 0B2



November 25th 2019
Mental Health Awareness Seminar

OYRHLC held a Mental Health Awareness Seminar on Nov 25th.   Thanks to the social worker Ms. Yuen from Hong Fook Mental Health Association, she delivered a very informative talk to our members and guests.  It is a valuable experience to learn the up-to-date information about mental health issue in our community.

November 10th 2019
Fill-a-Truck Used Clothes Collection for Diabetes Canada

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! The Heritage Lions work together with the Angus Glen Lions and SEAS Centre to have the Fill-a-Truck used clothes collection today. Thanks to all the donors, volunteers, Lions and friends, together we have collected 1,300 lb of clothings for Diabetes Canada. Thanks!

October 29th 2019
Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

Congratulations to Lion Martina, Lion Vincent and Lion Eric for receiving the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards today. Time flies and you have been serving the community with the Heritage Lions for 5 years. Congratulations!

October 27th 2019
Fall Park Clean Up

The OYRHLC had the Fall Park Clean Up on October 27th.  It was rainy earlier the day but luckily the rain stopped before our clean up in the afternoon.  Seven of our Lions and family participated in the clean up and we collected two bags of garbage. 

October 27th 2019
Eyeglasses Recycling Program Update

The Eyeglass Recycling Program@OYRHLC has collected more than 700 pairs of eyeglasses in this season.  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!

September 28th 2019
Food Drive Donation

The OYRHLC has collected over 330 lb of food in the summer food drive.  The food has been donated to 105 Gibson Centre Food Bank Service.  Thanks to all Lions, friends and families supported the food drive, we look forward to work together in the next season's drive!

July 28th 2019
Club Officer Installation

We are pround to announce that the OYRHLC club officers of 2019-2020 were installed on July 28th.  Thanks to PDG JC Lagrange help being the installing officer, DG Debbie Dawson, all the guests, friends and families who have joined us for this memorable moment.  It is a new year of more works and services to be done and WE SERVE together. 

June 23rd 2019
Park Clean up

OYRHLC has the Summer Park clean up at TooGood Pond park on June 23rd.  It was a fun day to serve in the summer weather!

May 26th 2019
Pet Value Walk for Dog Guides

OYRHLC held the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides at Richmond Green Park on May 26th, 2019.  Thanks to all the walkers, volunteers, lions and everyone supported the walk. With the your support together with over 50 walkers and 20 dogs, we are able to raise over $3,300 for the Lions Foundation of Canada dog guides service. Thank you!

May 11th 2019
Tree Planting @Oakridge Community Center

Our lions participated in the Community tree planting at Oakridge Community on May 11th.  It was a fun activity to plant trees in a nice spring weather!

April 28th 2019
10,000 Trees Annual Tree Planting

Our lions participated in the 10,000 Trees 30th Anniversary Spring Tree Planting on April 28th.  It was a memorable experience to plant trees with so many volunteers together in our community.

March 9th and 10th, 2019
Standard First Aid Course

OYRHLC had the Standard First Aid course with CPR&AED (Level C) held in March 9th and 10th.  Thanks to St. John Ambulance First Aid instructor Mr. Ben Lo being the course instructor, 5 of our club members with 4 friends and families have completed the course.  It was a fun weekend and this valuable training make us better equipped to serve the community!

March 3rd, 2019
OYRHLC Effective Speaking Contest

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club held the 12th Annual Effective Speaking Contest at Markham Civic Center's Council Chamber on March 3rd, 2019.

With 27 contestants competed in this year contest, this is a record at our club contests history.  It was an fantastic opportunity to see our next generation showcasing their communication skills and also awareness on different social and global issues.  Once again, congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all the contestants, parents, educators, judges, sponsors, volunteers and lions helped making it happen!

February 24th, 2019
New Members Induction

Thanks to Region Chair Paul Crowe and Zone Chair Barry MacDonald visiting our club today.  We are proud to announced the induction of our two new members: Lion Charles Chan and Lion Secilia Lau.  Welcome aboard Lion Charles and Lion Secilia!

January 27th, 2019
Members Meeting

We are happy to have DG JC Lagrange visit our club in the January members meeting.  It is always exciting to hear about new service initiatives and have the joy he brings us!

December 23rd, 2018
Christmas Gathering

Thanks to all the friends and families joining us on the OYRHLC Christmas gathering.  Best wish to everyone for a warm and happy holiday!