• Premier Horgan waiting for his bail at The Sooke Lions Tour de Rock 'Jail and Bail' event
  • Sooke News Mirror publisher Rod Sluggett doin' time!
  • Shaun Welters of Gypsy Trucking is looking for help!
  • Sooke Mayor Maja Tait negotiating her sentence.
  • Judge Beddows assured us he gave up drinking???
  • Sooke Harbourside Lion Bev Lewis trying to convince us she did nothing wrong - ya right!
  • 2022 Salmon Roundup where we did coffee, hotdogs & friendly smiles.
  • DG Lia, ZC Jackie with new Lion members Barry, Murray & Shaun
  • New Lions Shaun, Murray & Barry


Upcoming Lions Events

Breakfast with Santa - at the Sooke RCL #54 - Dec 3 from 9-11

Sooke Christmas Parade - Dec 4 - put on by the Sooke Lions Club with help from Sooke District Lioness Lions & Sooke Harbourside Lions - goes along Sooke Rd from Sooke Elementary to Townsend Rd.

Sooke Lions Christmas Party - held for all 3 Lions clubs, Dec 8 at the Sooke RCL #54 


Sooke Lion President Bob Halliday is presenting Lion Danny Willis with the 'Lion of the Year' Award for his enormous contribution to the Lions Club and the Sooke community as well. Danny is into his 4th year as Lion Treasurer, an enormous job in itself to keep the books constantly accurate, but be also chairs 3 very active committees in our Land Use Committee, Sookarama, Grade 2 Swim Program and co-chairs our Raffle Calendar project, and is always in attendance at our community projects like our free Pancake Breakfast for elementary & middle school kids.  Well Deserved Lion Danny! 


















Our 2nd November winner of a $50 gift card to Village Food Market is Noelle Wass.

November 4 winner of a $50 gift card to Village Food Market is Susan Reeves.

Our last October winner is Stephanie Jenkins, a $500 gift card to Sooke Power Supply from Plan Contracting.

Nelles Shackleton won a $50 Petro-Can gas card from Plan Contracting  

Justin Lewis is the Oct 14 winner of a $50 Petro-Can gas card from Plan Contracting.

Our Oct 7 winner is Bill Ritlaler, a $50 Petro-Can  gas card from Plan Contracting

The winner of the Sept. 30 metal guitar art piece is Barbara Dias

Cheri Duncan was the Sept 23 winner of a $50 cash prize

The Sept 16 winner, of a $50 cash prize, is Josie Masi

Michelle Mulligan is our 2nd winner in September, a $50 cash prize.

The 1st winner for September is Linda Kitchen who I will give  $50 cash to. 

And so our latest winner, for a $500 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware, is Dianne Drader 

Our latest winner in the Raffle Calendar draw is John Vernon, a $50 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware.

The first winner in August is Jil McLellan, a $50 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware.

So we have 5 lucky winners of $100 gift certificates to Sooke 2 for 1 Pizza - Georgina Wong, Vince Fortune, Shari Wormaid, Keith Berekes & Cheri Sutherland. 

a $50 gift card for Andy's 2 for 1 Pizza goes to Maria Medwedrich

And the winner of the special $100 cash prize for July is Kristen Lewis

The next pizza lover to win a $50 gift card from Andy's 2 for 1 Pizza is Kory Gesterling

Ian Blaney is the pizza lover to win a $50 gift card from Andy's 2 for 1 Pizza

July's first winner, actually her 2nd win with the Calendar, is Elida Peers, a $50 gift card to Andy's 2 for 1 Pizza

And the winner of the June $500 gift card from Village Food Markets is Donna & Dave Ford!

The Special raffle winner for June is Jacquie Saurrette - $100

Our next Raffle winner, a $50 gift card from Village Food Market, goes to Chelsea Hanna.

I had the pleasure of giving Alan Emery a $50 gift card to Village Food Markets as this weeks raffle winner.

So changing months therefore prizes, Jocelyn Okuda won this weeks $50 gift card to Village Food Market.

And our May 27 winner, for a $500 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware, is Augusta Popovich.

the May 20th Raffle prize goes to Sue Gilbertson, a $50 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware.

Our special draw in May for $100 was won by Rhonda Medwedrich. 

Corrie Cullen is our latest winner, a $50 gift card from Sooke Home Hardware.

our 1st winner for May is Elida Peers, a $50 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware.

our last winner in April is Sarah Monashan-Covacic, a $500 gift card from Sooke Soil. 

So our new April winner is Lorne Ingam - a $50 gift card from Sooke Soil.

April's 3rd winner is Karin Almond who wins a $50 gift card courtesy of Sooke Soil.

The Sooke Lions are giving an extra $100 cash prize every month, except August, & April's special prize winner is Pauline Hamilton - Yea! 

April's 2nd lucky winner is Shirley Roodbol who was presented with a $50 gift card from Sooke Soil - her comment was "Perfect Timing".

Aprils first winner is Candice Hall - a $50 gift card from Sooke Soil.

And the Winner is - Joe & Carol Burkowski from Esquimalt - a $500 gift card from Sooke Home Hardware

And the Winner of the BBQ, originally donated to a Lions event by Sooke Home Hardware, is Pat Timms!

Week 11 winner of our Raffle Calendar draw is Sara Kendrick & we are happy to give her a $50 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware.

Week 10, our happy winner this week is Mark Poppe with a $50 gift card from Sooke Home Hardware.

Week 9 Raffle Calendar winner of a $50 gift card to Sooke Home Hardware is G.R. Saunders!

And week 8 winner is Leetah Beggallie, a $500 cash prize!

Our winning prize for week 7, a $50 gift card to Western Foods, goes to Walter and Wendy Swanson.

Winner for week 6 is Jodi Roach, a $50 gift card from Western Foods.

Our 5th week winner was Gerhart Hanseu with a $50 gift card from Western Foods.

Anne Miller was our 4th week Raffle Calendar winner of a $500 gift card to Dumont Tire courtesy of Plan Contracting.

Our 3rd week winner in the Raffle Calendar draw is John Lerik with a $50 gift card to Artisan Gardens, courtesy of Plan Contracting.

Our second Raffle winner in Joanne Stewart, winning a $50 gift card to Pure Elements Hair Design, courtesy of Plan Contracting.

Our First Raffle Calendar prize, courtesy of Plan Contracting, is a $50 gift card from Stick in the Mud Coffee and the winner is Steve Teather. 




January 2022 will be a good start for the year, in a Lion's perspective! We started off with Our Annual Lions Christmas Tree Recycling & (now) Bottle Drive,  then look forward to, hopefully Lions events like picking the Friday winners in our Raffle Calendar, Grade 2 swim classes, Elementary School pancake breakfasts, Sookarama & other Community services that we do! 

Our Friday winner of Raffle Calendar draw was Anne Miller. She won a $500 gift card to Dumont Tire, courtesy of Plan Contracting

The 3 Lions Clubs of Sooke - Sooke Lions, Sooke Harbourside Lions & Sooke District Lioness Lions will get together January 8th & 9th at the corner of Sooke Road & Phillips Rd (Seaparc Sign)  for a 2 day fundraising  event - very successful in raising money for all 3 clubs to give back to our community through the things we do.

Saturday will be the Bottle Drive Day and taking the Christmas Tree for recycling. On the Sunday we just take the Christmas Trees. At the end of the day all the trees go up to Sooke Soil where they chip them and compost them for their great soil.

- More photos in our General Gallery.

SOME OTHER SOOKE LIONS PROJECTS - Sooke Business Phone Directory, Canada Day Celebration, Ballpark Concession, Sooke Cemetery upkeep, Breakfast with Santa, Santa Claus Parade,  High School Bursaries, Grade 2 Swim Classes, School Breakfasts.

NB: Monies collected from these events goes to serve and help the community and people of Sooke.


Lions - Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations Safety

We are Volunteer Members of Service Clubs grouped around the world under an International Organization. We enjoy fellowship, develop leadership skills and dedicate part of our time to helping those in need - while making our individual communities a better place in which to live. Lions have been around for over 100 years, forming in 1917. There are currently over 1.4 million Lions in 47,000 Lions Clubs in 0ver 200 Countries.

Purpose and Ethics
Lions Clubs lnternational Purpose
- To Organize, charter and supervise service clubs to be known as Lions clubs.
- To Co-ordinate the activities and standardize the administration of Lions clubs.
- To Create and foster a spirit of understanding among the peoples of the world.
- To Promote the principles of good government and good citizenship.
- To Take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social and moral welfare of the community.
- To Unite the clubs in the bonds of friendship, good fellowship and mutual understanding.
- To Provide a forum for the open discussion of all matters of public interest; provided,
    however, that partisan politics and sectarian religion shall not be debated by club members.
- To Encourage service-minded people to serve their community without personal financial
   reward, and to encourage efficiency and promote high ethical standards in commerce,
   industry, professions, public works and private endeavors.
Lions Clubs Code of Ethics
- To Show my faith in the worthiness of my vocation by industrious application to the end that I
   may merit a reputation for quality of service.
- To Seek success and to demand all fair remuneration or profit as my just due, but to accept no
   profit or success at the price of my own self-respect lost because of unfair advantage taken or
   because of questionable acts on my part.
- To Remember that in building up my business it is not necessary to tear down another's; to be
   loyal to my clients or customers and true to myself.
- Whenever a doubt arises as to the right or ethics of my position or action towards others, to
   resolve such doubt against myself.
- To Hold friendship as an end and not a means. To hold that true friendship exists not on
   account of the service performed by one to another, but that true friendship demands nothing
   but accepts service in the spirit in which it is given.
- Always to bear in mind my obligations as a citizen to my nation, my state, and my community,
   and to give them my unswerving loyalty in word, act, and deed. To give them freely of my time,
   labor and means.
- To Aid others by giving my sympathy to those in distress, my aid to the weak, and my substance to the needy.

- To Be Careful with my criticism and liberal with my praise; to build up and not destroy.