BE A LION
Where There's a NEED, There's a LION
Lions are leaders. leaders in service, leaders in kindness, and leaders in our community. Where there is a need, there is a Lion willing to step up and take on the job. Our community members look to us for strength when times are tough.
Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed – in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.
Michael Prodaniuk -
Mike was born on February 19, 1925 in St. Claude, Manitoba and passed away on March 14, 2019 at the age of 94.
He will be remembered by his loving wife, Kathy; his sister, Marion Robertson; his sons: Brian (Colleen) and Greg; his grandchildren: Sean (Lee-
Mike was a life member of the Vernon
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To register for golfing or to sponsor the event go to
Golf Tournament Forms
Tickets available from all Lions Club members and other locations around Vernon (TBA)
The Enderby Lions Club joined us for our
LA PASTA ITALIA Family and Friends Night
on February 21. We sincerely appreciate the
Gold sponsorship they delivered for our upcoming
Golf Tournament on May 25.
The Vernon Lions Club served a delicious dinner at the Upper Room Mission on Feb. 13.
Look at our happy volunteers.
New Member Induction Ceremonies
The Induction Ceremony is the symbolic beginning to a member’s service as a Lion. January 17, 2019 the Vernon Lions Club welcomed two new members and on February 7, we welcomed two more new members. We are all extremely proud that you have accepted membership in our club and Lions Clubs International. Membership in a Lions club is a privilege. You have joined the world’s largest and most active service club organization; a group of over 1.4 million men and women in over 48,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas around the globe, who are dedicated to making a difference. Through your membership, you will help our club reach out to people in need in our community, and throughout the world.
New Member Induction Ceremony -
New Member Induction Ceremony -
The Vernon Lions Club annual Christmas party on December 6.
The Treble Makers played music throughout the evening -
the Eagles. Lions Carole, Mike and Ralph once again came up with hilarious entertainment. The winners of the "12 Days of Christmas" singing contest
are pictured above (Lion Patrick and his girls know how to spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear). Lion John tossed the winning coin
early in the game and Lion Gary gave him a run for his money (actually his christmas cheer) by coming a close second.
November 6 marked the 73rd Anniversary of the Vernon Lions Club.
The 25th Annual Light Up was on Saturday, November 24th from 5-
Winter came alive with activities, lights, sounds and food for the whole family.
The Light Up is designed to fend off the cold chill of a long winter’s night and the
Vernon Lions Club helped fend off the cold with delicious hot chocolate.
Monthly Breakfast at the Upper Room Miision
hot breakfast for the clients of the Mission on November 7
Admission to the Snow Show was by donation
with the proceeds going to Easter Seals BC
through the Snowarama BC Charity.
The Vernon Lions Club attended the entrance gates November 9 & 10.
We were pleased and honored to host Wayne Atkinson, District 19D District Governor at our regular meeting on November 1. Following dinner his slide presentation emphasized the logo "We Belong -
DG Wayne Atkinson conducted the new member induction ceremony for Lion Jesse, sponsored by Lion Patrick. He also honored our members celebrating milestone membership anniversaries.
A highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Leo Club Excellence Award to the Leo members present at the meeting. Congratulations to the Vernon Leo Club for this prestigeous achievement.
October Vernon Lions Club fundraiser
Add a tender touch to Thanksgiving with carnations. Bursting with holiday brilliance, carnations overflow with the spirit of Thanksgiving. While it is unknown where the carnation originates from, with many speculating the Mediterranean and Eurasia, this flower also known as “The Flower of God” is often symbolic of love and has special meaning for the holidays. Coming in a wide variety of colors to include yellow, purple, pink, green, white, dark red, and striped, the carnation is the perfect way to celebrate and dine with family during Thanksgiving.
September 2018 -
The Vernon Lions Club raises funds for many worthwhile charities in our community. Here are some of the recipients.
Introducing the 2018-
Second Annual Golf Tournament
The Vernon Lions Club hosted a fundraising tournament on Saturday, May 26, 2018 with funds going to camperships at Camp Winfield, BC. The event was a fun 18 hole tournament at the Vernon Golf and Country Club. It was a huge success with 17 4-
For more photos check out our photo gallery.
The Vernon Oldtimer's Soccer Tournament
was held at MacDonald Park
Our Vernon Lions Club food truck was on site to feed the hungry soccer players. It was the 39th year for this amazing event bringing teams from across BC and Alberta. One of the winning teams was the Salmon Arm team pictured to the left.
Many thanks to all the volunteers for making this event a successful one for our club.
View more pictures in the gallery.