Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club



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

Date: May 5th, 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 6pm
Runner Meeting Location: Carmen Corbsson Community Centre (Mississauga)

OYRHLC will participate the Run Beyond Vision 2018 with JBVC on May 5th.  It is a 5Km run at the Mississauga waterfront.  Please come run and fund raise with us, or support the run with donation.  Details can be found in below link:

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

Date: May 27th, 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 10:30am - 12pm
Location: Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park - Wedding Garden Area

              1300 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1N5
              (NW of Leslie St./ Elgin Mills Rd.)

The OYRHLC will hold the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides@Richmond Hill on May 27th 2018 at Richmond Green Park.  Please come join us in this national event and walk with your furry friend to raise fund for the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides Service.  Each dog guides need $25,000 to raise and train, and being provided to serve eligible Canadians at no cost.  Your support is important to the program. Please register to the walk and you can start fund raising today with the below link:



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.

March 11th, 2018
The 11th Annual Effective Speaking Contest

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club held the 11th Annual Effective Speaking Contest at Markham Civic Center's Council Chamber on March 11th, 2018.

With 12 contestants competed in the contest, it was a great day we see the students in our community showing their exceptional skills on public speaking.   Once again, congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all the participants, parents, educators, judges, sponsors, volunteers and lions helped making it happen!

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!