A new Leo Club came to Fort Langley on May 12, when 18 of the 25 charter members celebrated the organization of their new LFAS Fort Langley Leo Club at the Fort Langley Lions Seniors Hall.
The Fort Langley Lions Club sponsored the new club for young people, ages 14-18.
Beryl Liu of Langley has been elected to serve as the first president of the new club, and Wendy Liu of Langley will serve as the first club secretary. The LFAS Fort Langley Leo Club plans to become involved with Fort Langley Adopt A Street Cleanup, Fort Langley May Day Parade, Gateway of Hope, Parks Canada â€“ Fort Langley National Historic Site, Greater Vancouver Zoo to name a few of their projects.
According to Christine Yang, Club Vice-President, â€œWe are excited to give back to our community. Through this important work, we plan to make a difference in our communityâ€.
The LFAS Fort Langley Leo Club will meet at lunch break on Wednesdays at the Langley Fine Arts School. Wendy Canessa is the current Leo club advisor. You people, ages 12-18 who would like more information about the LFAS Fort Langley Leo Club can contact Wendy Canessa at 604-888-4051 or checkout the LFAS Fort Langley Leo club facebook account.
Lions Clubs sponsor more than 5,700 Leo clubs in 140 countries. While helping others in their community, Leo develop leadership skills and experience teamwork in action. For more information about the Leo Club program, visit the Leo Zone of the Lions web site at www.lionsclubs.org.