Community Projects

Changing the world. It’s why you became a Lion. It’s also why Lions Clubs International Foundation – our foundation – is empowering your service through its most ambitious fundraising campaign in history.

Yorkton Lions helping our community . . .

We are pleased to continue providing support for the SIGN SENIORS MOBILITY CAR program. This year the donation was $3,000.

Yorkton Lions Wine, Spirits and Beer Tasting Festival is one of the major events hosted by Yorkton Lions annually in September. This Festival promises to be one of the most exciting events in Saskatchewan, bringing consumers and trade representatives together for a great exposition.

Yorkton Lions Festival will once again have an on-site retail presence (Rayzr’s Cellar) to our Festival with all wines, spirits and beers in the program available for consumer purchase at the show. This year, Festival is expected to feature more than 175 wines, spirits and beers from more than 25 exhibitors.

In addition, the Yorkton Lions will also be featuring A Taste of Yorkton where a number of local restaurants offer a large fantastic and enjoyable selection of appetizers.

Lobsterfest is one of Yorkton Lions major fundraising events. Hosted annually in May serving lobster, steak and entertainment. Join us!

Yorkton Lions is pleased to announce the following Scholarship recipients for our Lions year ending June 30th, 2020.

SACRED HEART HIGH SCHOOL

Yorkton Lions Club Academic Scholarship $500 – CARTER HALLIDAY
Yorkton Lions Club Leadership & Volunteer Scholarship $500 – RYLAN BAHREY

YORKTON REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

Yorkton Lions Club Technical Scholarship $500 – JUSTIN FATTEICHER
Yorkton Lions Club Academic Scholarship $500 – NICHOLAS NESSETH
Yorkton Lions Club Leadership Award $500 – CONNOR WATRYCH

YORKTON MUSIC FESTIVAL

Yorkton Lions Club Music Award $125 – ANGELA FETSCH
Yorkton Lions Club Music Award $125 – JULIANA UBONGEN

PARKLAND COLLEGE

Yorkton Lions Club Scholarship $1,000

Happy to share this thank you letter for the club’s recent donation of $1000 towards a Dog Guide sponsorship.

Congratulations Lion Vern! We are so proud to present you with a Life Membership. Vern has been a member of the Yorkton Lions for the past 53 years!

Join us for a big THANK YOU to Vern for his community service over the years.

Yorkton Lions recently prepared a shipment of Recycled Eyeglasses to be delivered to CLERC (Canadian Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centre) in Calgary.

Yorkton Lions collected and packaged 4,782 pairs of glasses that will help to change someone’s life in one of the 92 countries we ship to.

In total 7 pallets of recycled eye glasses were shipped from Yorkton. Thanks to Dave & Ross for providing free shipping (Regina to Calgary)

A big thank you to all of our collection locations and especially to the many many donors!

Yorkton Lions donated $50,000.00 to help with the construction of the Community Clubhouse at Century Field. The clubhouse, which is now completed has change rooms for both the home and visiting teams, bathrooms for those playing and watching the games or other activities taking place on the field, the track or the soccer fields and has been well used for a number of events since opening.

Most of the Lions Club table at Football Night in Saskatchewan XIII last weekend! 🏈 We had a great time! Thank you Yorkton Minor Football for celebrating and recognizing our $50,000 donation! Thank you St.Mary’s for the excellent meal as always.

SADD sign on display at the Yorkton Regional High School. It was made approximately 25 years ago and they have prominently displayed it ever since.

The Yorkton Lions Club is proud to present a cheque in the amount of $500 to the YRHS SADD program.

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