HAPPY MULTICULTURAL CANADA DAY

 

 

Thank you for a WILDLY SUCCESSFUL Garage sale.

Over $900 raised for our local charities!

   Lioness Judith,Irene, Gayle and  Annette.

We were too busy to even take any pictures but this one.

What s a wonderful day, such a great spirit amongst us all. 

Lioness Donna

It is the working together  in harmony that made everything go so well.
Lioness Judith
It was an absolute joy and pleasure to work side by side with my Lioness sisters today at our annual Garage Sale. We had a fun day, tried on some cool clothes, laughed a lot, and made some money for a good cause in the process.  A huge Thank You to Judith for providing a lovely venue and for keeping us well fed.  NOTE to Lily:  you make an awesome rhubarb cake !!!  And Ephrem for  his eternal patience with us       
Hugs to All – once again, nice working along such a strong and warm team of ladies …. you all ROCK !!
Lioness
WE WELCOME OUR NEWEST MEMBERS
 Welcome new Lioness  Joyce and Shirley .
CAR FREE DAY

 

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THOUGHTS FROM LIONESS PRESIDENT ANNETTE :
Thank your fellow Lioness Sisters! 
 
Thank you Lioness Vanessa
who was the project manager (DVBA)for the entire Car Free Day. 
What a great tent we had at Car Free Day! 
 Lioness Penny for supplied  us with the tables, (with  skirts), chairs and the fabulous tent from Gala Fabrics !! 
Lioness Lily thought of the idea of  offering a candy from our giant candy dish, using chopsticks to get one!  So much fun had ! 
Lioness  Lily also made up two raffle baskets, one for kids and one for Dad.
Thank you Tim Hortons.
Lioness Susanne  and Joyce created the wonderful lantern project, pure enjoyment  for kids. 
Lioness Nelles, and  Gayle for hanging out and making it all happen!!
Thank you to everyone who dropped by and signed up to our events email
Thank you all, the weather ended up holding out for us, and it was a great
day!
– Lioness President Annette
THANK YOU NOTES FROM MOTHER”S DAY AND HIKE FOR  HOSPICE
LOOK FOR OUR RED VESTS AS WE VOLUNTEER AT 

NEWS FROM OUR CHINATOWN AND LIONS CLUB  FRIENDS

 

District Gov Joyce’s July Blurb

SoapBox

VICTORIA CHINESE MESSENGER

Zone I

JUNE Jumping for Joy

ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY BASKETS

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Gifts for the Mums at Transition House and  1- UP

 

6th ANNUAL HIKE FOR HOSPICE

Lioness Amanda , Annette, Susanne raised over $200 for Victoria Hospice

ANNUAL AUTHOR BANQUET  with HONORABLE VIVENNE POY

 

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Congratulations to Lioness Lynn and the fantastic women of lioness.

What an incredible event!  Dr. Vivienne Poy and her husband were absolutely fabulous, the food was fantastic and many commented on how wonderful the event was.

Lioness Sister Lynn

congratulations to  everyone who helped make this another opportunity to share our community with a presentation such as this one  with Senator Poy sharing a story of our Chinese Community across our Canadian Landscape.

Lioness Sister Nelles

 

GARAGE SALE

JUNE 10

Just off Willows beach parking lot 

We will be setting up early and waiting to help you find your special deals and treasures !

 

CAR FREE DAY

Douglas Street on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 11am-6pm.

Stop by and see  us at our booth near GALA FABRIC 

 

Car Free YYJ will take over Douglas Street for the city’s third annual community celebration with vendors, music, and much much more! Grab the entire family and enjoy your Father’s Day on Douglas Street for this free event!

 

Dragon Boat Festival 2017

August 18,19,20

We will be helping out  at this great community event ! Look for our red vests and smiling faces .

 

NEWS FROM OUR CHINATOWN AND LIONS CLUB  FRIENDS

 Victoria Chinatown Care Center VCCA Tea 

The Victoria Chinatown Care Centre is located in the heart of Chinatown at Herald and Government Street. It was originally built by the Chinese community, in January 1982, replacing the old Chinese hospital. The Centre provides care to 31 residents who enjoy our renovated outdoor Garden that provides therapeutic activity. On behalf of the Victoria Chinatown Care Society Board and Tracy Ditty, Director of Care and staff of the Victoria Chinatown Care Centre, we are inviting you to our 3rd Annual Open House on Friday June 23 for Tea in the Garden from 3-5 pm. Details are attached.

Please RSVP by June 15 2017

 

 

June 2017 SoapBox

VICTORIA CHINESE MESSENGER  May

 Zone I -2-3 Informer JUNE 2017

Summer to September : 25th Anniversary of VCL giving to the community and world

Victoria Dragon Boat festival

supporting Breast Cancer research

and celebrating survivors

dragon boat festival 2016

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Victoria Chinatown Lioness, Annette and  Pei Mei volunteers  at the Beer Garden, Galye and Amanda volunteers in the V.I.P. tent.

 

   Women 2 Warrior

supporting Easter Seals

W2W 20116

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Lioness Pei Mei, Annette, Lily, Galye , Donna and Amanda  helping out with registration.

Victoria Chinatown Lioness 25 anniversary 

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VCL lioness family and friends celebrate 25 years of camaraderie and community service.

VCL Annual Author Banquet  

and a bird sang

Saturday October 22, 6 p.m.

tickets $40 : available through  VictoriaChinatownLioness@gmail.com

at Gala Fabric 1483 Douglas St, Victoria,

or your favourite Lioness

Book your table for  10 friends NOW

Diane in Bue

  Author DIANE BESTWICK

When Lei becomes pregnant with her second child, she faces the anguish of continuing her pregnancy or having a forced abortion as required by Chinese law.

Nanaimo author Diane Bestwick explores the personal tragedies of the Chinese one policy  in her poignant novel “And A Bird Sang” As a teacher in China for eight years, Diane first experienced the sad reality of the one child policy and  resulted in the  motivation to write her first book. Her book will be for sale at the banquet . It is also available at Amazon/Kindle , special order Munro Books.

 The money raised at this event goes directly back  to people in our community .

 Donation application form

 

 Chinese New Year 2017 year of the Rooster

BANQUET

fancy rooster papercut

 

Reserve  Saturday January 21, 2017  for Victoria Chinatown Lioness year of the  Rooster  New Year Banquet.   Tickets available soon.

CONTACT US  VictoriaChinatownLioness@gmail.com

 

NEWS FROM OUR CHINA TOWN AND LIONS CLUB  FRIENDS

THE VICTORIA CHINESE MESSENGER – August 2016

Zone-i-2-informer- September 2016

Soapbox DG Lion’s Sept 2016