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04-05 New Years Ball
S.C. Hospital Wall of Donors
HK Sec. of Commerce Visits
United Way Walkathon
30th Inauguration Ball
30th Inauguration Ball Pics
Dragon Boat Festival 2004
Reneissance Show at the ROM
Chinese New Year 2004
Ai-Cheng Fundraiser 2004
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Yee Hong Foundation
Consul General of China
Secretary for Justice Visits
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29th Inaugeration Ball
CC Fashion Designers Awards
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A711 Convention
TCLC Badminton Tournament
Hospital for Sick Children
Chinese New Year 2003
Ai-Cheng Fundraiser 2003
Chinese Family Services


Welcome to the Toronto Cathay Lions Club, one of the many worldwide chapters of the Lions Club dedicated to better society. Our chapter was chartered on June 1975. Our activities focus on charity, following our motto, "We Serve".

We meet regularly on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, held at Casa Victoria Fine Dining at 8601 Warden Avenue, Unit #4, Markham.

Membership is open to candidates of legal majority and good reputation, and is by invitation only. For further information, please contact the Secretary at
secretary@cathaylions.com.

Announcements
Special Fund Raising Event 鮑參翅肚宴
Venue: Spring Villa Restaurant.
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014.
For details please contact Tony Hung at 416 876 1991.

International Lions Convention in Toronto

Each year, more than 20,000 Lions from across the globe gather together to celebrate at our international convention. The convention offers an ideal setting to reunite acquaintances and make new friends. Learn about other club and district projects. And make personal connections with international leaders and representatives from headquarters.

Convention Highlights

During international convention, you will have the chance to join Lions from more than 120 countries and geographical areas with different languages and backgrounds marching side-by-side down the streets of the host city during the Parade of Nations. Attend seminars and vote on the association's future. And enjoy event highlights, including three action-packed plenary sessions, an exciting exhibit hall and more:

For More Information

To find out more about the convention, visit our 2013 Online Convention site or view our convention video highlights.

We look forward to seeing you in Toronto!

Welcome Dinner for Chinese Lions Clubs from Overseas
Date: July 9, 2014.
Venue: Hilton Suite Hotel, Markham.
Ticket price: $128.00 per person.
Organizer: District A711 Chinese Alliance (Toronto Cathay Lions Club, Toronto Elegant Lions Club, Toronto Hong Kong Lions Club, Toronto Mandarin Lions Club and Toronto Paragon Lions Club).
Contact: Lion Matthew Lyn, Tel: 416 818 8985

Toronto Cathay Lions Club Meeting Place:

1st Meeting of every month (1st Wednesday night of the month) of Toronto Cathay Lions Club will take place at Casa Victoria Fine Chinese Cuisine, 8601 Warden Ave #4, Markham, Ontario.
2nd meeting of every month (3rd Wednesday night of the month) will take place at Elegance Chinese Cuisine & Banquet, 7130 Warden Avenue, Bldg. #20, Suite 106-110 Markham, Ontario L3R 0M7.

Please contact Membership Chair and Past President Matthew Lyn matthewlyn@yahoo.ca Tel: 416 818 8985
or Past District Governor, Dr. Kai Ming Kan at kai_ming_kan@yahoo.ca if you would like to attend our meeting and to join our membership.

International Convention in Toronto. Event Schedule

97th Lions Clubs International Convention
Toronto, Canada
Official Schedule of Events (subject to change)
Friday, July 4 Tuesday, July 8, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 4

10:00 16:00 Leo Lion Summit (MTCC)
10:00 17:00 Exhibit Hall and Convention Services Center (MTCC)
19:30 22:30 District Governors-elect Celebration Banquet Sheraton

SATURDAY, JULY 5
10:00 Step-off International Parade - Parade Assembly Area (T.B.A.)
11:00 17:00 Exhibit Hall and Convention Services Center (MTCC)
19:00 20:15 International Show (ACC)

SUNDAY, JULY 6
10:00 13:00 Opening Plenary Session Presidential Address, Flag Ceremony, International Parade Results (ACC)
10:00 17:00 Exhibit Hall and Convention Services Center (MTCC)
14:00 17:00 Seminars (MTCC)
15:00 17:00 Membership Key Award Ice Cream Social

MONDAY, JULY 7
10:00 12:30 Second Plenary Session Memorial Service, Nominations for Second Vice President and International Directors (ACC)
10:00 17:00 Exhibit Hall and Convention Services Center (MTCC)
13:00 17:00 Seminars (MTCC)
13:30 15:00 Melvin Jones Fellow Luncheon (MTCC)
20:00 22:00 Past International Presidents / Past International Directors Banquet Fairmont Royal York
20:00 22:00 District Governors / Past District Governors Banquet Fairmont Royal York

TUESDAY, JULY 8
07:30 10:30 Voting and Convention Services Center (MTCC)
10:00 13:30 Final Plenary Session Installation of 2014-2015 International President, U.N. Flag Ceremony, Installation of 2014-2015 District Governors (ACC)
19:00 21:00 International Officers Reception Fairmont Royal York.

Two New Members
Toronto Cathay Lions Club is very pleased to announce that Jacky Xiao and Yan Zhou joined our Club on Nov 6, 2013.

Upcoming Lions International Convention: Dates and Locations
http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/common/convention/future-conventions/index/index.php
July 4-8, 2014 Toronto, Canada
The early bird registration fee is US$110 through January 10, 2014.
From January 11 through March 31, 2014 the regular registration fee is US$150.
April 1, 2014 and through onsite registration, the fee is US$170.
June 26-30, 2015 Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
June 24-28, 2016 Fukuoka, Japan

Visit from the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
Laura Moretti, Director, Annual Giving and Ethnocultural Strategy, PMCF and Laura Syron, VP Community Program, PMCF will attend our meeting on Nov 6 to present us a Letter of Appreciation.
Leslie Yip, Product Development Manager A1 Radio and Anson Wong, Assistant Station Manager, A1 Radio will present to Toronto Cathay Lions Club a piece of Art work for being the highest donation of the day.

The Princess Margaret's first-ever Chinese radiothon - Oct 1, 2013 (AM1540, GFM91.9)
The Princess Margaret is a recognized international leader in the fight against cancer. Toronto Cathay Lions Club is proud to be a supporter of the Hospital.
Toronto Cathay Lions Club donated $5,000.00 to this event.

Donation in 2013

Princess Margaret Hospital $5,000.00 on Oct 1, 2013.
Canadian Diabetes Association $2,500,00 on August 23,2013,
Chinese Family Services of Ontario $3,500.00 in August 2013
Chinese Chest Club - $500.00,
Culture Regeneration Research Foundation (文化更新會) $500.00
中文學校 - $500.00

Donation August 2012 to June 2013 :
15 Aug 2012 to Toronto Elegant Lions Club $1,440.00
29 Sept 2012 to Canadian Diabetes Association $5,000.00
29 Sept 2012 to Rotary Club of York $1,800.00
03 Oct 2012 to CRRS 文化更新會 $ 500.00
11 Nov 2012 to Tsung Tsin Asso. of Ontario $ 750.00
21 Nov 2012 to Chinese Family Services $1,200.00
25 Nov 2012 to Toronto Paragon Lions Club $1,380.00
05 Dec 2012 to Chinese Bowling Congress $ 500.00
15 Dec 2012 to Toronto Paragon Lions Club $ 300.00
15 Dec 2012 to Toronto Elegant Lions Club $1,000.00
22 Feb 2013 to Toronto Paragon Lions Club $3,000.00
03 Apr 2013 to Chinese Family Services $1.000.00
01 May 2013 to Mon Sheong Foundation $ 500.00
15 May 2013 to Tsung Tsin Asso. of Ontario $ 525.00
01 Jun 2013 to Care First Foundation $1.900.00
06 Jun 2013 to Toronto Paragon Lions Club $ 900.00

Total $21,595.00

Art Drawing Contest
Toronto Cathay Lions Club has donated $3,500.00 to Chinese Family Services of Ontario (家和專業輔導中心) to sponsor the Children Drawing Contest.

Board Members 2013 2014 & Committee Chairs

President: Tony Hung
1st VP: Matthew Lyn
2nd VP: Michael Cheng
3rd VP: Hayman Fung

Secretary: Dundas Kwok

Treasurer: William Lo

Tail Twister: Michael Cheng

Lions Tamer: William Chung

Director: Peter Lau, Jackie Lai, Raymond Lee, Darren Lok, Diamond Tam, Daniel Wong

Immediate Past President: Kit Wong

Legal Advisor: Raymond Young

Membership Chair: Matthew Lyn

Public Relations: Kit Wong

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Committee Chair:

Website: Dr. Kai Ming Kan
Past Presidents Committee: Dr. Kai Ming Kan
Past District Governor: Dr. Kai Ming Kan

Charter Members:
Kai Ming Kan, James Lee, Kit Wong

Life Members:
Bill Cheung, Kai Ming Kan, Jackie Lai, James Lee,
Raymond Lee, Matthew Lyn, Suny Lui, Diamond Tam,
Kit Wong, Frank Woo


Spanish Chinese Banquet 國泰名廚薈萃慈善夜

We are pleased to announce that our club will be hosting a Chinese and Spanish style cuisine event (國泰名廚薈萃慈善夜) on August 23, 2013 (FRIDAY) at Elegance Chinese Cuisine & Banquet, 7130 Warden Avenue, Markham.
The Menu will be under the organization and supervision of Chef Fernando Garcia and Chef Joseph Ho. The Dinner will include 2 soups, one appetizer, two main dishes and one dessert. Wine will be served. Tickets are $100 each. This function is for Charity. Fund will be donated to Canadian Diabetes Association and Chinese Family Services of Ontario.


Gathering at Michael Cheng's cottage : Toronto Cathay Lions Club members and their families are invited to Michael's cottage on July 20. Wine and food were compliment of Tony and Michael. Thanks to the generosity of President Tony Hung and Michael. Photos of this event are posted under "PAST EVENTS -Lions Picnic" of this Website.


Support to other Lions Club : Toronto Elegant Lions clubs Inauguration Ball to be held at Hilton Suites Hotel on the 7th day of July, 2013. Our club has purchased 4 tables. Toronto Cathay Lions Club is the sponsor club of Toronto Elegant Lions Club.

Members of our Club will also attend the Horizon Gala 2013 of the Canada HK Horizon Lions Club on Nov 9, 2013.


Brief History of Lions International

1917: The Beginning Chicago business leader Melvin Jones asked a simple and world-changing
question what if people put their talents to work improving their communities? Almost 100 years later, Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization, with more than 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs and countless stories of Lions acting on the same simple idea: let's improve our communities.

1920: Going International Just three years after our founding, Lions became international when we established the first club in Canada. Mexico followed in 1927. In the 1950s and 1960s international growth accelerated, with new clubs in Europe, Asia and Africa.

1925: Eradicating Blindness Helen Keller addressed the Lions Clubs International Convention in Cedar Point, Ohio, USA, and challenged Lions to become "knights of the blind in the crusade against darkness." Since then, we have worked tirelessly to aid the blind and visually impaired.

1945: Uniting Nations The ideal of an international organization is exemplified by our enduring relationship with the United Nations. We were one of the first nongovernmental organizations invited to assist in the drafting of the United Nations Charter and have supported the work of the UN ever since.

1990: Launching SightFirst Through SightFirst, Lions are restoring sight and preventing blindness on a global scale. Launched in 1990, Lions have raised more than $415 million for this initiative. SightFirst targets the major causes of blindness: low vision, trachoma, river blindness, childhood blindness, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.

Today: Extending Our Reach Lions Clubs International has impacted the lives of millions all over the world. Through our signature projects, we are able to help in the areas of sight, health, youth, the elderly, the environment and disaster relief. We serve in more than 200 countries and geographic areas around the globe.

There are many reasons to become a member. As a Lion, you will:
Help your community and gain valuable skills
Make an impact on people's lives locally and internationally
Learn to be a leader and lead a respected organization
Network with business people in your community and around the world
Energize your life and have fun

Please contact director@cathaylions.com if you would like to join us.


To our readers: If there is any material that is incorrect or inappropriate in this Website, please let us know and please accept our apologies. We shall correct, delete or rewrite it. Thank you. Contact: kai_ming_kan@yahoo.ca