• Presentation of the Charter Banner for the Sooke District Lioness Lions
  • Sooke Lions
    Lion members 2018 photo
  • The Lions clean crew for Murray Rd
  • 2019 Sookarama Lion's Booth
  • Sooke Lions after Christmas bottle drive & Christmas Tree recycling weekend.
  • Lion Gerry's trailer getting filled with Christmas Trees for recycling.
  • Lion Lorne with his wife Donna accepting Life Member certificate from President Brian
  • DG jane showing the new banner for the induction of the Sooke District Lioness Lions.
  • Lion Kirk finishing off the addition of roofing & siding to the Donkey Engine on display at the Sooke Region Museum.

CLUB EVENTS

Check This Out!!  Sooke Lions Business Phone Book on Your Cel Phone!

These instructions are so that you can easily & quickly access our Phone Book/Business Directory on your cell phone. This will put a bookmark on your home page so that you just click on it to access the Directory.

 I-Phone - open up ‘Safari’, which is the built-in browser on I-Phones. In the search portion, type in ‘sookelionsphonebook’ (no spaces) & hit enter. At the bottom of your screen you will see a square with an arrow coming out of it. Click on that & a list of choices will appear. Click ‘Save to Home Page’ or some similar phrase & you are done.

 Android - click on ‘Chrome or Google’ browser, in the search bar type in ‘sookelionsphonebook’ (no spaces) & hit enter. At the top right of your screen will be 3 dots, click on them. Choose ‘Save to Home Page’ or some similar phrase - now you are done.

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CLUB PROJECTS

January 2021 was 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 helped a lady that suffered some pretty severe tree damage from the heavy windstorm in the middle of the month.  

The 3 Lions Clubs of Sooke - Sooke Lions, Sooke Harbourside Lions & Sooke District Lioness Lions got together January 9th & 10th 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. 

The major windstorm brought down many trees all over the Sooke region but in particular damage to the roof & yard of one of Sooke's long time residents so a group of Lions spent a couple of days helping cleanup, chip limbs & branches & chainsaw timber for firewood. Special thanks to Roddy of TOP IT ALL TREE TOPPING (250-532-7884) as he stopped at the property right at the beginning to safely chainsaw tree tops & large trees so everyone would feel safer helping out. 

- More photos of both events 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, Hard Times Dance, 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.

WHO ARE THE LIONS

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.