Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club



May 26th, 2019
Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides

Date: May 26th, 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 10:30 am Registration; 11am Walk Start
Location: Richmond Green Park
        1300 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill (Elgin Mills/Leslie)

OYRHLC will have the Pet Valu walk for Dog Guides on May 26th at Richmond Green Park.  Please come join us with your flurry friends to support the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides Service.  Please visit the below web page for donation or walk registration.



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!

October 4th, 2018
Pass away of Lion Alfred Hui

We are in great sadness with the passing of Lion Alfred Hui.  Lion Alfred was chartered member and past president of OYRHLC.  He contributed countless time and effort to the community and development of the club.  He was also a great mentor to many of our members.  Thanks for PCC Dale St. John and Lions from the district, a Lions service was held at Elgin Mill Cemetery in October 20th.  We will always remember Lions Alfred as we serve.

August18th, 2018
Park Clean Up@Toogood Pond Park

Thanks to the help from Markham Chinese Baptist Church Light Tree Fellowship,  OYRHLC has the Summer Park Clean up on August 18th.  14 volunteers from the fellowship worked together with our members cleaning up the Toogood Pond Park.  It was a beautiful day and we look forward to work together again!

July 22nd, 2018
New Members Induction & Club Officers Installation

With the beginning of a new Lions year, OYRHLC is excited to have two new members Lion Christy Lung and Lion Ryan Lau being inducted to our club by MDA Council Chair Tim Cheung.  Our club officers of 2018-2019 were installed by DG JC Lagrange.  Thanks to 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.

May 27th, 2018
Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides@Richmond Hill

OYRHLC held the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides at Richmond Green Park on May 27th, 2018.  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!

May 5th, 2018
Joy Beyond Vision Community (JBVC)
Run Beyond Vision 2018 - 5K Run@Mississauga Marathon

The OYRHLC participated in the JBVC Run Beyond Vision on May 5th 2018.  It was a rainy but scenic 5 km run at the Mississauga lakeshore.  Thanks to all the friends and lions supported this fund raising run that help the vision impaired community.

April 29th, 2018
105Gibson Centre Food Bank Service
Food Drive Donation

The OYRHLC has collected over 150lb of food in this season's food drive. The food were donated to the 105 Gibson Centre Food Bank Service.  Thanks to all the lions and friends supporting this season's food drive!

April 8th, 2018
York Region Police
International Day
for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

We are delighted to participate in the YRP International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.  It was a wonderful day to meet with a wide range of different organizations and learn how they serve in our community.

April 7th, 2018
Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides
Spring Open House

It is Spring time and the LFC Dog Guides open house.  It is always amazing to see the dog guides in action showing how they serve in the six different programs (Vision, Hearing Aid, Service, Seziure Response, Autism Assistance and Diabetic Alert).  And no one would want to leave without meeting with the future dog guides puppies.

April 4th, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters of York
A&B Courier Rock n Bowl for Kids' Sake 2018

OYRHLC participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of York A&B Courier Rock n Bowl for Kids' Sake 2018.  It was a wonderful bowling night to get together with our friends, and better yet, raised fund for the BBBSY mentoring programs supporting youth in our community.