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Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club


Past Events
Year 2012-2013

June 22nd & 23rd, 2013
Heritage Lions Dragon Boat were at the 25th Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival at Centre Island

Again, the "Heritage Lions Grrr !!!" dragon boat team displayed fine teamwork and captured 3rd place in its division finals on Sunday, June 23, 2013.  This is the 3rd consecutive year that the team was able to win medals at the event.

Please enjoy the following video to experience our final race at the event

June 8th, 2013
Wildflower Community Planting at Markham Civic Centre

Three Heritage Lions attended the event on June 8, 2013 planting wildflowers along the pond at Markham Civic Centre.  Our Club was recognized by the City of Markham in our efforts in planting trees in support to the City's Tree for Tomorrow project.

June 1st, 2013
Community Cup Soccer Day 

Heritage Lions soccer team joined the Community Cup Soccer Day organized by York Regional Police on June 1, 2013 to promote diversity and welcome new immigrants. We had a booth to promote Lionism and our Club at the event.

May 26th, 2013
Purina Walk for Dog Guides at Toogood Pond Park

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club held the 3rd Annual Purina Walk for Dog Guides at Toogood Pond Park in Unionville on Sunday, May 26, 2013 to raise funds for the Dog Guides program of Lions Foundation of Canada.  There were over 20 dogs with over 60 people joining the Walk.

May 12th, 2013
Tree Planting at Austin Drive Park in Markham

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club celebrated Mother's Day morning on May 12, 2013 with over 80 volunteers at Austin Drive Park planting over 300 trees.  It is an annual project working together with Evergreen and City of Markham.

From L-R: Jill of Evergreen, Lion Tim, Lion Patty, Councillor Don Hamilton, and President Lion Don.

January 16th, 2013
Welcoming two new Lions to our Club 

On January 16, 2013, we had the honour of having our District Governor Lion Tom Gordon visiting our Club and performed the induction of our two new Lion members: Lion Monica Yeung and Lion Kelvin Yeung.

December 16th, 2012 
Merry Christmas to all - our annual Xmas Party

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club celebrated the Holiday Seasons with a Christmas party on Sunday, December 16, 2012.  There were a nice buffet dinner, karaoke singing, bingo game, and a 50/50 draw.  Thank you to the support from the Heritage Lions and their guests joining for an enjoyable evening.

November 3rd, 2012 
"Tag Day" on Saturday to raise Diabetes Awareness to the public.

In support to Canadian Diabetes Association, Heritage Lions were at Sobey's at McCowan and Bur Oak promoting diabetes awareness by giving out tags to the public and collecting donations to Canadian Diabetes Association.

October 14th, 2012 
"Park Clean Up" at Toogood Pond on Sunday

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club has adopted Toogood Pond Park in Unionville.  We are holding park clean up twice a year to help maintain the park clean and pleasant for all to enjoy.

We had the fall "Park Clean Up" on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 10 am at Toogood Pond Park in Unionville.  Seven Lions and a volunteer came to help picked up garbage and cleaned up the park for all to enjoy.

July 15th, 2012
Celebrating the 5th Charter Anniversary

Ontario York Region Heritage Lions Club celebrated its 5th Charter Anniversary on Sunday, July 15th, 2012.  The new Club Officers for 2012-2013 Lions year were installed by our District Governor Lion Tom Gordon at the event.

Here is the video prepared to capture the main events from our Lions Club in the past 5 years.  Please click on the following link for viewing:
"Happy 5th Birthday!!"