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VERNON LIONS CLUB


7765 - District 19 D - BC, CANADA        

Regular Meetings
Every 1st, 3rd Thursday at 6:30 PM              
Eagles Hall
5101 25th Avenue
Vernon, BC V1T 1P5
                                                            
Club President: PAULINE GENDRON

Vernon Lions Club 2019-2020 Activities

October 3                            

September 19 - Zone Chair Ken Cain visited the Vernon Lions Club. He inducted new members, Lions Val, Jesse and Allan to the
Vernon Lions Club and  Lions International.  Welcome to the largest service organization in the world.  


Several awards were also presented at the Sept. 19 General Meeting

                                Lions Nick - 47 years service      Lion Carolynn - Leo Advisor      Lion Bill - President's appreciation     Lion Ken - Past Pres. service


                                                   Lion Michelle - Melvin Jones Fellow   Lion Sharon -Lion of Year   Lion Pauline - President award

Sept. 7 - The Vernon Lions service project at The Parkinson's Walk in Polson Park.



July 14 -     Cruise In pancake breakfast at the annual car show in Polson Park.

July 19 -     BBQ at Abbeyfield House
to raise funds for their BX Creek Bank Stabilization project.

July 20 -     The Vernon Lions food trailer was on hand for two days at the Jamie Sweet Memorial Ball Tournamnet
.  All funds raised were donated back for scolarships in Jamie's name.

July 25-28 - The Military Tattoo
involving over 400 performers from all over North America gather to pay tribute to our military past and present.  They invite the Vernon Lions Club to
serve breakfasts and lunches each day of the tattoo as well as the two days of practice prior to the event.

August 30 - Our food truck was on hand to serve a BBQ lunch to the Woodtone
employees.


Sept. 2 - The Vernon Farmers Market invite us to serve a pancake breakfast every Labor Day weekend.




July 6 -       Ducks for Dogs - The Vernon Lions Club held their first annual  duck race to raise funds for BC Guide Dogs on July 6, 2019.
                 
Visitors to the event enjoyed Face Painting by Crimson Oath Tattoo, a fish pond, children's coloring contest and a draw by Family First Optometry, family games -  the three legged race was a hit, and BC Guide Dogs provided a maze and two beautiful Guide Dogs, Winston and Mac, to take blindfolded people through. A total of $15,000.00+ was raised.  Our winners are:  1st prize $1000 - duck #2275 to Enderby,  2nd prize $500 -duck #0900 to Lumby,  3rd prize $250 - duck #0279 to Vernon and Lame Duck $100 - duck # 2302 to Lake Country.  Congratulations to all.  Thank you to all who purchased tickets and attended the event - with your help someone in the Okanagan will be receiving the gift of independence with their dog.

 


$15,262 raised for BC Guide Dogs




2019-2020 Executive Installation June 13, 2019


Awards were presented by Zone Chair Patrick Rutten to deserving Lions.

 
 
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