Vernon Lions Club
District 19D, International Association of Lions Clubs
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

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Roulette Wheel

We are pleased to present our third annual Murder Mystery Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Schubert Centre in Vernon.

"Roulette" portrays the risky business in the underworld of the Las Vegas gambling scene. Everyone is motivated by avarice or fear to try to tip the weight of the wheel in their favour. This inevitably leads to disharmony and even death. Who will rise to the top and who will disappear is the mystery of this gripping story by local playwrights Jim Elderton and Joyce Hodgson.

Funds raised this year are directed to the Learning Disabilities Association of Vernon and the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Polson Tower Expansion.

The Vernon Lions Club urges you to support this major fundraiser by donating an item or items to our Silent Auction. Tickets to the event are now available. Click to see poster details.

For further information on the Murder Mystery/Silent Auction please contact Mike Smith at 250 542-9123.


MD19D Spring Conference

Spring Conference in Kelowna

March 28 to 30 brought 266 Lions, Lioness and Leos from all over Multiple District 19D and beyond to participate in the annual Spring Conference. District Governor Bob Ayotte welcomed guest speakers and presided over a fun night, a friendship luncheon, the conference banquet, contests and awards, and a very moving and respectful memorial service for Lions and Lioness who have died within this Lion 2013-14 year. All of the attendees went home reminded of why we like the fellowship of other Lions and are proud to be part of the greatest service organization in the world.


Winter Carnival Parade

Parade of Heroes

Vernon Lions walked the Carnival Parade as heroes in their own right and for the heroic guide dogs trained by the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides. A fundraiser bowl-a-thon is being planned for June 21st at Lincoln Lanes in Vernon. Check back soon for further details!


Serving up breakfast

Upper Room Mission Breakfast

Once each month from November through March our Lions are committed to cooking and serving up a pancake and sausage breakfast to the patrons of the Upper Room Mission in Vernon. We donate our time and purchase food supplies for this very worthy service project.


Be sure to check our Activities page to see what else we get up to in our community.

Be sure to catch the rockin' rap video on Vests & Pins, view how we are making a global impact on Causes, watch the video "In A World of Service" on Our Purposes, and listen to the inspirational song on Code of Ethics.